What's on this weekend in Norfolk

PUBLISHED: 13:43 20 August 2019 | UPDATED: 09:37 21 August 2019

Happisburgh Lighthouse will be open for visitors this weekend (photo: Grahamphoto23, Getty Images)

Happisburgh Lighthouse will be open for visitors this weekend (photo: Grahamphoto23, Getty Images)


We have gathered some great events in Norfolk for this weekend

- Happisburgh Lighthouse Open Day (25 & 26 Aug)

The iconic red and white lighthouse will be open for a full guided tour. For safety reasons there is a minimum height restriction of 1 metre to climb the tower, though smaller visitors are welcome to visit the ground floor.

10.30am to 4pm. Tickets: £5 adults, £1 children. Happisburgh Lighthouse, Lighthouse Lane, NR12 0PY Happisburgh, Norfolk

- Green Dragon Beer, Cider and Music Festival (23 to 27 Aug)

The pub's bar and barn will be housing over 70 carefully selected ales and ciders, many from local breweries and from across the UK. The upstairs bar will feature rum and gin alongside the usual drinks. There will be live music, BBQ food and lots more entertainment.

The Green Dragon pub, 6 Church Street, Wymondham NR18 0PH

- Active Fakenham (17 to 25 Aug)

The fun begins with a free music festival in the marketplace, on August 17 and finishes with the Ride North Norfolk cycle sportif, with routes for cyclists of all abilities ranging from 15 to 100 miles. In between the activities include archery, bowls, cake decoration, contract bridge, a dog show, family yoga, golf, mini rugby, walking rugby, a photography walk, seated exercise, storytelling, talks and trails with the Hawk and Owl Trust, free outside theatre, writing workshops and an introduction to the Rotary Club.

- World Crabbing Competition (Sun 25 Aug)

The World Crabbing Competition on Cromer Pier is open to all with teams and individuals competing to catch the most crabs and the biggest crab.

- Aylsham Show (Mon 26 Aug)

For more than 70 years, Aylsham Show has been at the heart of Norfolk's agricultural calendar. The traditional one-day show celebrates farming, the countryside, rural traditions, the environment, local produce and an array of displays, interactive exhibits, stalls and entertainment.


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