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What's on this weekend in Norfolk

PUBLISHED: 10:59 25 June 2019 | UPDATED: 10:59 25 June 2019

There will be outdoor cinema screenings at Holkham this weekend (photo: Vera_Petrunina, Getty Images)

There will be outdoor cinema screenings at Holkham this weekend (photo: Vera_Petrunina, Getty Images)


We have gathered some great events in Norfolk for this weekend

- Festival Too, King's Lynn (Jun 29-Jul 13)

For three consecutive weekends Festival Too takes over the streets of King's Lynn. The opening day of the free festival of street entertainment includes clown shows, jugglers, puppets and balloon modelling during the day and then more fun from 8pm, plus free fireworks too, at King's Staithe Square at 10.30pm.

King's Lynn

- Outdoor cinema: Bohemian Rhapsody and The Greatest Showman (28 & 29 Jun)

The beautiful grounds of the walled garden at Holkham will once again become the backdrop for Luna Cinema. The grounds will be transformed into the ultimate setting for two nights of blockbuster cinema under the stars. You are invited to bring your blankets, chairs and picnics and join for two of the biggest films of the last few years. Check event pages (linked above) for times.

Holkham Hall, Holkham Estate, NR23 1AB

- Swannington Open Gardens (Sun 30 Jun)

With ten gardens of varying sizes, styles and maturity to explore there is plenty for all ages to see and enjoy.

Homemade teas and refreshments are available in a number of locations including the recently refurbished church. Barbecue by Farm to Fork, drinks and ice creams on the common .

Children's activities and a selection of farm machinery old and new will be on display at the play area, with two displays of classic cars at Swannington Common and Upgate Common.

All proceeds go to two village causes: the redevelopment of the play area and the continued upkeep of the 13th century St Margaret's Church.

Entry £5 per person, payable on the day at the main car park at the Romantic Garden Nursery - cash payments only. Postcode for sat nav: NR9 5NW

- St Benet's Abbey Boat Trip and Tour (Sat 29 Jun)

Boat trip from Fairhaven Garden to St Benet's Abbey with a 45 minute guided tour of the abbey. (Please note this trip is not suitable for wheelchair users due to the uneven ground at the abbey.) Includes garden entry from 10am.

£18 adult; £12 child. Members get reduced rate: £12.50 adult; £8.50 child. Booking only. Book tickets online

- Open water taster session at Whitlingham Broad (Fri 28 Jun)

Join Tri-Anglia for an Open Water Taster session at Whitlingham Adventure. These sessions will be ideal for you, for your first open water swim, or first swim at Whitlingham Lake ahead of Norwich Tri or GO TRI Norwich Aquathlon. The sessions are open to non Tri-Anglia members. You may be encouraged to join the group or enter one of the events, but there is no pressure to do so.

They will have coaches available to help and swimmers available to buddy you. The course will be limited to an 80m loop. Cost will be £7.50 per person.

Times - arrive from 18:00 to swim from 18:30 through to 19:30. £7.50 per person. Minimum age: 9. Whitlingham Adventure Park, Trowse, Norwich NR14 8TR


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