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What's On in Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth has plenty of things to do all year round with a great programme of events including theatre shows and racing. Find out what attractions are open in the borough of Great Yarmouth today or plan your next holiday or short break.

Attractions open today

Find out what attractions you can visit today - there's always something to do in Great Yarmouth.

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What's On from today

Keep up-to-date with everything that's happening in Greater Yarmouth with our events listings.

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Concerts & shows

Find out what's on in our three theatres and at the Hippodrome circus.

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Racing Fixtures

Greyhound racing, stock car racing and horse racing are fantasic live events for all the family to enjoy.

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Half-term events at Time & Tide Museum

Fantastic events, shows & activities around the borough to keep the little ones entertained over the half-term holidays.

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Cultural & Heritage events

Great Yarmouth has a fascinating and quite unusual arts, culture and heritage scene. 

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Looking forward to festivals

If you're already thinking about your next short break or holiday to Great Yarmouth, you'll need to know what's happening in the months to come. The Great Yarmouth Beer & Cider Festival gets the festival season off to a flying start in May and the Great Yarmouth Arts Festival takes place in June. Great Yarmouth is a maritime borough and several of our lifeboat stations have festivals and fêtes in summer. September is the main festival month, featuring the Festival of Bowls, the Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival, the Out There International Festival of Street Arts and Circus as well as the Eastern Festival of Racing and Heritage Open Days. Plan to join a guided heritage walk, which run from from May to October - you'll look at Great Yarmouth from a completely unexpected perspective.

Planning ahead

Come to Great Yarmouth and join in with one of our fantastic festivals, Great Yarmouth shows and big events happening throughout the year, there's always something going on. Find out about Great Yarmouth events happening at venues all over the borough in the next few weeks and coming months and plan your next trip.

Even in winter there are still loads of attractions open, but if you're planning your next holiday check out things to do page for all sorts of ideas on things to do in Great Yarmouth whatever the weather. 

If it's the thrill of the chase you need, greyhound racing and stock car racing operate year-round, with the Great Yarmouth's popular flat horse racing season at Great Yarmouth race course starting in April. Concerts and shows are also on in our three Great Yarmouth theatres and not forgetting our Summer Sunday Afternoons programme of music at Gorleston Bandstand.

If you haven't booked any where to stay just yet, don't worry - the Greater Yarmouth accommodation guide is available - order your copy now, or book on-line.

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