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Drama groups to bring horror and comedy to Great Yarmouth

18 September 2017

Stage versions of a horror comedy musical and a TV sitcom favourite are aiming to kick start amateur dramatic groups for all ages at a Great Yarmouth theatre.
St George’s Theatre is showcasing “am dram” productions of Little Shop of Horrors and The Vicar of Dibley from north Norfolk in a bid launch youth and adult groups in the town.

Exciting line up planned for this weekend

12 September 2017

Visitors to Great Yarmouth this weekend can expect the unexpected at one of the country’s leading street arts and circus festivals.

Great Yarmouth festival boosts economy

7 September 2017

A Great Yarmouth festival about to celebrate its 10th anniversary has plunged around £1m a year into the town’s economy.

Friendly Festival visit by former warship

6 September 2017

The sleek grey shape of a pioneering former warship has berthed at Great Yarmouth as the quayside fills up for this weekend’s Maritime Festival.

Family fun at Maritime festival with sail, steam and shanties

29 August 2017

Quaysides at Great Yarmouth will host a fun festival marking the town’s long and proud connection with the sea this weekend.
Ships, shanty music, and soldiers re-enacting stories from Napoleonic times will combine with crafts, family entertainment and the smell of herring cooking as the Maritime Festival marks its coming of age in its 18th year.

Colourful Militia on parade in Great Yarmouth

23 August 2017

A platoon of “red coats” will entertain visitors at a popular maritime festival, by marching them back Napoleonic times.
Around 30,000 people will flock to the historic quayside at Great Yarmouth for a weekend of seafaring heritage and fun on September 9th and 10th.

New steam ship coming to Great Yarmouth

17 August 2017

A new steam ship built using recycled or salvaged parts from other vessels and buildings will make its debut at the Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival.

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.