Fakenham and Wells Events

Strumpshaw Steam Rally fires up for its 25th anniversary, Dad’s Army invade North Norfolk Railway, there is two-wheel fun at Holkham and Sandingham, plus fireworks, country fairs, retro computer games and more for all the family.


Proceeds from an art exhibition will be turned into books for a school library.

An ambitious £90,000 choral and creative writing project, inspired by one of Norfolk’s best loved museums, comes to fruition next month giving a voice to people from the workhouse past.

Norfolk Museums Service

A tribute to one of jazz music’s most endearing singers, Ella Fitzgerald, comes to Dereham on Friday.

As summer approaches, we’ve put together a list of reasons to visit this year’s Royal Norfolk Show, being held on June 28 and 29 at the Norfolk Showground.

Norfolk Wildlife Trust

The Mid Norfolk Singers are holding a ‘Come and Sing’ concert on Saturday, June 3, in aid of the charity Keeping Abreast.

Two events in North Creake are causing a little confusion in the village.

St Mary's Church

The hunt is on to find Britain’s best bacon butty - could it be in Norfolk?

United Kingdom

The grand final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 kicks off in Kiev this weekend - here’s everything you need to know about the musical extravaganza.

The Great British Prom is returning to Blickling this summer and, as well as showcasing the likes of the National Symphony Orchestra, Brit award-winning Only Men Aloud and Soprano Annette Wardell, some of the performers will be coming from much closer to home.

The Eurovision Song Contest’s official theme for 2017 is ‘Celebrate Diversity’ - rather apt as over the years a wide variety of culturally and muscially diverse acts have performed in the annual sequinned spectacular. Martine Silkstone asked friends and colleagues for their most memorable Eurovision moments from years gone by and, with smiles, sentiment and occasionally a sense of shame, each surprisingly suggested a different song.


Nifty knitters who are busily crafting for the Dereham Carnival are being asked to drop off their woolly creations at the town council offices.


Two new directors will take over the running of the Poetry-next-the-Sea Festival next year.

Alderman Peel High School

From Antarctica to the Andes to north Norfolk - Turner Prize-winning artist Richard Long has created art all across the globe, and his latest major exhibition EARTH SKY features works inspired by Houghton Hall and its surrounds.

A Norwich painter’s portrait of a Norfolk MP has led to him being selected for a prestigious national exhibition for a second time.

Norman Lamb

Discover the ancient origins of the May Day celebration at a Spring Fair at Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse on Bank Holiday Monday.

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