Exciting entertainment and nightlife in Greater Yarmouth
Whatever the time of day, afternoon or evening, entertainment is never far away in Greater Yarmouth.
Perhaps you're looking for an afternoon matinée or an evening performance at the circus or the theatre, or maybe you fancy watching a film at the cinema. The multi-screen cinema at the end of Great Yarmouth seafront shows all the latest films and Hollywood releases. You could be thinking of a quiet meal and drink with friends, or have plans for a big night out.
Greater Yarmouth is home to a huge number of restaurants, pubs, clubs and late-night bars, so you're sure to find several where you feel right at home. From quayside to seafront, from town centre to heritage quarter, hotels bars and traditional Norfolk pubs, many serving locally brewed beer, are a great place to start an evening out.
The vibrant nightlife in Great Yarmouth offers traditional end of the pier seaside entertainment, the Chuckle Brothers are regular performers at The Britannia Pier Theatre. The Edwardian Gorleston Pavilion has a great programme of old time musical hall shows and variety entertainment from amateur dramatics to musicals. All sorts of performances in addition to the circus are hosted in the Hippodrome, where hypnotists and comedians, classical musicians and Shakespearian plays can be seen. The recently refurbished St. George's Theatre also has a wide and varied programme of shows from dancing to comedy to music to plays. If you're after something more energetic for your evening or afternoon's entertainment, challenge friends and family to a game of ten-pin bowling at the end of the Wellington Pier overlooking the waves. Enjoy a game of pool or snooker on the seafront, have a thrilling evening at the greyhound track or watching the stock car racing. For horseracing with a difference, try Live Music Nights at the racecourse from June to August. Great Yarmouth also has two casinos and several bingo halls.
Enjoy spectacular fireworks displays in Hemsby on Tuesdays and in Great Yarmouth on Wednesdays in the school summer holidays. In both resorts, the attractions all open later than usual so you can play crazy golf by moonlight, make the most of the fun fair or the Pleasure Beach and admire the evening illuminations at the Model Village.
If you've got plans to dance the night away head for the Ocean Rooms in Gorleston, Regent Road or Great Yarmouth's seafront where bright lights, music and a heady atmosphere will make sure you have a great night out. Greater Yarmouth nightlife includes a variety of nightclubs playing music for every taste and style, from disco music and pop anthems, to dance and R'n'B. You'll also find plenty of pubs with live music all year round.
You're sure to find great entertainment in Greater Yarmouth for everyone, whether you want to entertain the whole family or you're looking for an exciting nightlife.
Theatres, entertainment and nightlife in Greater Yarmouth
When it comes to sport which is fast & furious, Yarmouth Stadium in Great Yarmouth is the place to be. Greyhound racing action takes place every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday evenings.
St George's Theatre is one of only 10 Grade 1 listed theatres in the UK. With over 100 different productions a year, the theatre is the heritage jewel in the crown of entertainment venues in great yarmouth. Open 52 weeks a year!
Great Yarmouth Racecourse venue plays host to up to 24 flat racing fixtures per year usually from Easter to October (18 fixtures in 2016). Facilities available for weddings, conferences, Christmas parties, balls , banquets and concerts.
The Hippodrome in Great Yarmouth, built in 1903, Britain's last stand alone circus building hosting spectacular productions during Easter, Summer, Halloween & Christmas seasons. Featuring international circus artistes.
Home of summer and Christmas ""The Cromer Pier Show"", famously known as the 'Seaside Special' which is now the only ‘End of the Pier' show of its kind in Europe. The Theatre also hosts other concerts and shows throughout the season.
Martins Bingo and Oasis Amusements, Hemsby near Great Yarmouth. Prize Bingo, fun for all the family. Excellent selection of prizes, which need to be seen to be believed. Only 20p a go. 'Probably the best bingo in the world'
Blackfriars Tavern in Great Yarmouth, a traditional public house where you can enjoy a quiet beverage by day and live music on the weekend. Large beer garden, free parking and bar meals.
Evo Bar & Club, Great Yarmouth, is a vibrant, contemporary club with an impressive bar measuring forty feet in length. Get your dancing shoes on and head down to Evo to party at the weekend.
Located in Great Yarmouth's heritage quarter, The Drill House is run by SeaChange Arts, the organisation behind the Out There International Festival of Circus & Street Arts staged in Great Yarmouth each September..
Thousands of happy clubbers pour through Arena's doors every week, to hear a great mix of music and to see a beautiful mix of people, to a backdrop of club classics from our resident DJ's.
Palace Bingo in Great Yarmouth is a popular bingo venue in the town. For fun, first class service, superb dining and a responsible attitude towards gaming, the Palace is hard to beat!
At the Ocean Room, Gorleston-on-Sea near Great Yarmouth, Friday night is party night! From regular themed party evenings, often with celebrity guest appearances, to its fortnightly 'Boogie Nights' sessions with resident and guest DJ's.
The Gorleston Pavilion is an original Edwardian seaside theatre situated on the East coast of Norfolk and offers unique seating at cabaret style candle-lit tables.
Britannia Theatre, Great Yarmouth, plays host to a fabulous range of shows over the summer season. There's something for everyone, from children's entertainment to comedians, singers and psychics.
Visit Hollywood Cinema in Great Yarmouth to catch the latest blockbuster movie releases on the big screen and indulge yourself in a classic cinema snack while you sit back and enjoy the action.
Grosvenor Casino, Great Yarmouth, is a great place for adults to enjoy an evening out. A very popular venue with its own superb contemporary restaurant and bar, regular live entertainment and a range of slot machines and gaming tables.