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Out There celebrates its birthday with its own beer

17 August 2017

Yarmouth brewers Lacons have created a special edition ale to help celebrate the tenth anniversary of The Out There International Festival of Circus and Street Arts.

Explore Great Yarmouth's heritage

16 August 2017

Visitors and residents have the chance to discover and explore more of Great Yarmouth’s rich cultural heritage – thanks to a varied programme of Heritage Open Days from Thursday, September 7 to Sunday, September 10.

Hot air balloon hunt forms part of anniversary celebrations

16 August 2017

Organisers of Great Yarmouth’s Out There Festival are preparing a family activity as part of the 10th anniversary celebrations.

Magic Festival comes to Great Yarmouth

12 August 2017

Magicians who have entertained and bewildered millions of TV viewers are among the stars of a new fun festival in the heart of Great Yarmouth.
St George's Theatre is set to host the first ever Family Festival of Magic later this month.
Free daytime sessions will showcase a range of acts from children's magicians and close up conjurors to balloon modellers and circus style performers.

Summer school with a difference

9 August 2017

Young people will showcase circus skills learned at a summer school during an international festival being held at Great Yarmouth next month.

A sea of fun ahead for youngsters at Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival

8 August 2017

Family fun is sailing into Great Yarmouth when the annual Maritime Festival docks next month.The free weekend event celebrates the town’s close connection with the sea, both now and during its rich history. As well as the visiting tall ship Kaskelot and shanty singers there is also a wealth of free entertainment for children at the heart of the busy weekend programme on South Quay over September 9 and 10.

Artists’ chance for a brush with seafaring history

3 August 2017

Visitors to Great Yarmouth’s Maritime Festival can show off their artistic talents thanks to a new activity this year. The Ready Steady Paint Challenge will give budding painters the chance to join a masterclass with popular local artist Ernie Childs, and craft a picture with a seafaring theme.
During the event on September 9 and 10, Mr Childs will guide participants through a free 30 to 45-minute lesson of drawing and painting, with each person able to take home their artwork. Up to 20 people from school age upwards can join in, with classes at 11am, 1.30pm and 3pm on both days.

Summer fireworks bring a bang to the seaside

18 July 2017

A season of summer fireworks bursts into life over Great Yarmouth seafront tomorrow (Wednesday July 19) night.

The displays are a major draw for tourists, day trippers and locals alike during the main holiday season.

Village sign unveiled

18 July 2017

Villagers in Fritton have proudly unveiled a new sign thanks to a generous grant.
Artist Fiona Davies was commissioned by the Greater Yarmouth Tourism and Business Improvement Area (GYTABIA) to provide a new fibreglass sign after years of weather exposure left the original one beyond repair.

Out There secures £80,000 grant

6 July 2017

One of the UK’s quirkiest circus and street arts festivals has received an £80,000 cash boost.
The Greater Yarmouth Tourism and Business Improvement Area (GYTABIA) has secured a grant from the Arts Council England’s - Grants for the Arts to be plunged into The Out There International Festival of Circus and Street Arts.