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2015 Maritime Festival Information

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Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival 2015

The 2015 Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival will take place on Saturday 5 September and Sunday 6 September 2015.

Opening Times are as follows:
Saturday 5 September: 10am - 6pm
Sunday 6 September: 10am - 5pm

News flash! Young Norfolk folk band Addison's Uncle will be performing an exclusive Saturday night concert on the decks of the Swedish tall ship The Götheborg from 8pm to 9.30pm. Tickets will be on sale soon at £10.00 from our Tourist Information Centre - telephone 01493 846346. Don't miss out on this gig!

We have three fabulous vessels for visitors to go aboard this year - The Götheborg, The JST Lord Nelson and our very own Lydia Eva. The Swedish tall ship Götheborg will be accompanied by its own Swedish village complete with working blacksmith.

Lots of demonstrations and exhibitors will be on show at the festival, with more being announced weekly, so keep checking back for up-to-date information about what there will be to see and do at this year's Maritime Festival.

The Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival is organised by the Greater Yarmouth Tourism & Business Improvement Area Ltd. The Maritime Festival is one of the biggest events in Great Yarmouth's annual calendar where we celebrate our maritime heritage and look to our maritime future on historic South Quay on the banks of the River Yare.

Take a look at our festival video at the bottom right of this page to give you an idea of what to expect at the event.

Start planning your trip to Great Yarmouth now for this September!