Spring 2018

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

Bircham Windmill
Brancaster Staithe

March 25th - July 15th

Houghton Hall Damien Hirst Exhibition

Colour Space Paintings and Outdoor Sculptures.  This is a special exhibition of new works by the renowned artist. Open Wednesday-Sunday, plus Bank Holiday Mondays, 11am-5pm.  For more information see www.houghtonhall.com

March 25th-October 31st

Treasures and Trophies at Holkham Hall

How Thomas Coke, creator of Holkham Hall, was inspired to build the great house and art collection you see today.  The exhibition is included in the entry price for the Hall. Open noon-4pm, Sundays, Mondays and Thursdays.  For m ore information see www.holkham.co.uk

May 11th-27th

Norfolk & Norwich Festival

The largest arts festival in thew East of England includes a world premieres from the Improbable theatre company and the Barely Methodical circus company, landscape art on Wells beach and much more.  For full information visit www.nnfestival.org.uk

June 27th & 28th

Royal Norfolk Show

Now in its 156th year, the Royal Norfolk is expected to attract 80,000 people to the Norfolk Showground over its two days. Alongside the traditional livestock competitions, country sports and rural crafts there will be plenty of art and fashion on show. There will be great entertainment, too - and plenty to eat and drink.  Visit www.royalnorfolkshow.maa.org.uk for details.

July 21st - 29th

Holt Festival

Poetry, music, comedy are all part of the Holt Festival - not to mention fascinating talks by journalists, writers and broadcasters. A fantastic line-up is promised for this, the 10th anniversary of the Festival, including Leo Sayer, Colin Cloud, Jasper Carrott and Lord Ashdown.  Check holtfestival.org for full details.