Winter 2017


Norfolk has a constantly changing menu of events for visitors throughout the year. For more information on these and other events, go to

Bircham Windmill
Brancaster Staithe

Until October 19

Blickling Hall Autumn Festival

Blickling Hall is famous for its apples - and they are the theme for its Autumn Festival.  It culminates on October 19th with a celebration of Diwali, continuing this year's Indian theme - with lit pumpkins in the walled gardens.

October 15

Norfolk Family Walk at Holkham Hall

It's the 11th annual Norfolk Family Walk at Holkham, raising money for brain tumour research.  There are one, three, six or 10 mile walks and the shortest one includes game for children to play.  All are welcome.  Adults £5, Children free, Parking £3 per car.  Visit for full details and sponsorship forms.

November 5

Little Vintage Lover Fair

Browse 25 stands of vintage clothing, textiles and homewares from the 1920s to '80s.  The Mailman - DJ - will be playing live and entry is just £1, with free parking.

November 11

Winter Wonderland Ball

All proceeds from this black tie event at historic Pentney Abbey will be donated to the Norfolk Hospice.  Tickets are £60 each or you can take a table of 10 for £600.  Phone 01485 601701 or see for details.

November 15

Holt Christmas Lights

A pantomime theme this year with carols, fireworks, a panto horse race and much more to enjoy from 5-8pm.

November 18

Burnham Market Christmas Lights

This year's switch-on will feature a Christmas market with 50 stalls and, of course, Father Christmas.  A special guest will switch on the lights.

November 19

Dunston Hall Antiques Fair

A wide selection of quality antiques should feature at this event.  Call 07596 436260 for full details.  Opens 10.40-4, tickets £3.

October 20 - January 1

Go Racing At Fakenham

Fakenham Racecourse has a busy programme until the end of the year, with meetings on October 20, November 1 and 21, December 4 and 19.  And what better way to blow out the cobwebs get the New Year off to a cracking start than the regular New Year's Day event.  Visit for tickets and details.