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Great Yarmouth Wheels Festival 2017 featuring Static Merlin Engine Display

Wheels Festival 2017

Head to Great Yarmouth's seafront on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 July when classic cars and American Custom Hot Rods from the NSRA (National Street Rod Association) will be lining up to star in a seafront wheels festival from 10am to 5pm.

Great Yarmouth Wheels Festival which brings an array of classic and contemporary vehicles to locations along the Golden Mile will also see a fully working Merlin engine from World War II for 2017.

A local charity, Centre 81 will also be taking part in the festival on Sunday with a Classic Car & Bike run starting in Cromer and finishing at the Sea Life Centre Gardens on Great Yarmouth's Golden Mile. As part of their show, they will be presenting awards for certain categories who have taken part in the run.  

On Saturday, the Great Yarmouth Motorcyle Takeover will be joining forces with GY Wheels Festival, taking over the Sea Life Centre gardens with part of Marine Parade being closed off. A range of various motorbikes, scooters and Police bikes will be out in their thousands while raising money for East Anglian Air Ambulance.

Other attractions appealing to car loving “petrolheads” are:

• Lotus Carltons and other big Vauxhall Opel makes from the Autobahn Stormers Club
• East Coast Pirates Car Club
• A vintage Austin truck
• UK Low Riders
• GT40's

Visitors can get a taste of Formula 1 track action and pit crew skills with a F1 driving simulator.

You can also enjoy a brilliant start to a summer of cycling with HA Fox cycle challenge. HA Fox will also be bringing a range of Jaguars and Land Rover vehicles.

Visitors can ride in vintage style between the town and seafront display areas in a classic 1959 Spratts coach and enjoy a heritage guided tour to the town during their journey. 

Admission to the event which will mainly be found near Britannia Pier, Anchor Gardens and the Sea Life Centre Gardens is free.

The event is brought to you by Great YArmouth Borough Council in conjunction with Greater Yarmouth Tourism and Business Improvement Area Ltd and Joyland. 

Events coming up

Adele - Someone Like You

Adele - Someone Like You

Great Yarmouth

Sat 23 Sep 2017

Touring UK theatres for the very first time, Someone Like You (The Adele Songbook) is an immaculate celebration of one of our generation’s finest singer-songwriters.

The Stones

The Stones

Gorleston-on-Sea

Sat 23 Sep 2017

The 'Stones' bring to the stage all the energy and excitement of a live Rolling Stones concert . This is not a 'Tongue in cheek' approach but a serious tribute to their music.

Bandstand & Beach at Gorleston-on-Sea

Quayside & Seaside at Gorleston-on-Sea

Great Yarmouth

Sun 24 Sep 2017

Great Yarmouth's sister town of Gorleston-on-Sea has a fascinating heritage all its own. Learn about the demise of its elegant and turreted Victorian hotel, how the pier came to be, where the lido was and a great deal more.

Cocktails & Canapes Ladies Night

Cocktails and Canapes Ladies Night

Gorleston-on-Sea

Tue 26 Sep 2017

Beat the typical 'Girls night in' come join us for Ladies night. Ticket price includes Canapes, a welcome drink and a free cocktail, all this free stuff is complimented by a fantastic Micheal Bublé tribute.

Graveyard at Great Yarmouth Minster

Spectacular Spectres

Great Yarmouth

Tue 26 Sep 2017

Great Yarmouth has a rich history that spans over a thousand years, with many great characters with fascinating stories. These famous townsfolk may be long gone, but what if some chose to stay?

Summer Season Show

Summer Season Show

Gorleston-on-Sea

Tue 26 Sep 2017

Gypsy Productions returns to bring you an all new show for the Summer of 2017. Song - Dance - Comedy and much much more. Full cast of comedians - singers - and dancers come along for a fabulous feel good factor show.

Music at The Mo - Sheringham Museum

Music at The Mo - Sheringham Museum

Sheringham

Fri 29 Sep 2017

A FREE series of acoustic music evenings in our new 2nd floor performance space with it's own terrace, offering stunning sea views. The museum is on the seafront in Sheringham, overlooking East Beach.

Soul Weekender

Soul Weekender

Gorleston-on-Sea

Fri 29 - Sat 30 Sep 2017

2 Nights of Soul Music with Leee John of Imagination and Kenny Thomas.

Little Shop of Horrors

Little Shop of Horrors

Great Yarmouth

Sat 30 Sep 2017

"On the twenty-first day of the month of September, in an early year of a decade not too long before our own, the human race suddenly encountered a deadly threat to its very existence."

Suffolk Singers

Songs of Serenity

Fakenham

Sat 30 Sep 2017

A concert by the Suffolk Singers under the direction of Claire Weston

Traveling Wilburys

Traveling Wilburys

Gorleston-on-Sea

Sat 30 Sep 2017

Roy Orbison & The Traveling Wilburys tribute show. Featuring performances from tribute acts for Roy Orbison, Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, Tom Petty, 5 Tributes and The Traveling Wilburys.

Medieval Town Wall

Medieval Town Wall

Great Yarmouth

Sun 1 Oct 2017

Great Yarmouth's Medieval wall is the second most complete in the country. Walk it with our trained heritage tour guide and find out why and how it was built.

Strawberry Heritage Walk

Strawberry Heritage Walk

Great Yarmouth

Sun 1 Oct 2017

Enjoy a short stroll down to the river and walk along the river bank to Thurne Mill where we will get the sails moving (winder permitting) then stroll through Dewbery Woods back to Morse Wind Energy Museum for a strawberry cream tea.

Great Yarmouth's Golden Mile

Glorious Memories of the Golden Mile

Great Yarmouth

Tue 3 Oct 2017

Our new seafront walk is set between Great Yarmouth’s two piers and tells the story of over 250 years as a famous and favoured seaside resort.

Summer Season Show

Summer Season Show

Gorleston-on-Sea

Tue 3 Oct 2017

Gypsy Productions returns to bring you an all new show for the Summer of 2017. Song - Dance - Comedy and much much more. Full cast of comedians - singers - and dancers come along for a fabulous feel good factor show.

An Evening of Big Band & Comedy

An Evening of Big Band & Comedy

Gorleston-on-Sea

Sat 7 Oct 2017

An Evening Of Big band and Comedy featuring The Jonathan Wyatt Big Band with special guest Olly Day.

Ska & Reggae Night

Ska & Reggae Night

Gorleston-on-Sea

Sat 7 Oct 2017

Time to get your Ska on! All the way from.....South London ........ The main guys of the Dualers will be here at the Cliff for a night of Ska and Reggae - See Tyber and PeterLee play live plus two top Ska & Reggae DJ's.

Entrance to the Rows

Rows, Fishwives and Red Herrings - Guided Walk

Great Yarmouth

Sun 8 Oct 2017

The Great Yarmouth Rows are full of strange and sometimes macabre tales. Our trained tour guides will tell you stories of the wealthy merchants that lived at one end and of the bars and brothels that had their place at the other!

The Joyce Grenfell Show

The Joyce Grenfell Show

Great Yarmouth

Sun 8 Oct 2017

Don’t Do That George - Joyce Grenfell’s witty monologues as a long-suffering nursery school teacher made her into an English comedy legend. Her brilliantly-observed, funny, bittersweet sketches and songs are performed by Loraine Metcalf.

The Rows

Gory Stories on a Wicked Walk - Guided Walk

Great Yarmouth

Tue 10 Oct 2017

Great Yarmouth has its fair share of unpleasant and murderous stories to tell, join one of our trained heritage tour guides on this wicked walk and hear all of the gory details!

Summer Season Show

Summer Season Show

Gorleston-on-Sea

Tue 10 Oct 2017

Gypsy Productions returns to bring you an all new show for the Summer of 2017. Song - Dance - Comedy and much much more. Full cast of comedians - singers - and dancers come along for a fabulous feel good factor show.

Summer Season Show

Summer Season Show

Gorleston-on-Sea

Wed 11 Oct 2017

Gypsy Productions returns to bring you an all new show for the Summer of 2017. Song - Dance - Comedy and much much more. Full cast of comedians - singers - and dancers come along for a fabulous feel good factor show.

Russel Kane & Friends

Russell Kane & Friends

Great Yarmouth

Thu 12 Oct 2017

Join the blisteringly-funny, multi-award winning comedian Russell Kane (BBC’s Live At The Apollo, BBC3’s Stupid man and BBC3’s Live at The Electric) as he presents an evening of sterling stand-up alongside some very special friends.

1940's Big Band Dance

1940's Big Band Dance

Great Yarmouth

Sat 14 Oct 2017

Prepare to take a trip back in time to the swinging 1940’s, as we will be recreating the exciting atmosphere of the war time dance halls right here at the Royal Assembly Rooms in Great Yarmouth!

Static Merlin engine display

Active Norfolk

Paint spinning bike

Get a new spin on cycling with Active Norfolk & find out about the 'Pushing Ahead' project. Activities & exhibitions to entertain the whole family including sessions to increase knowledge about care & maintenance of bikes, coaching sessions to improve cycling confidence for riders of all ages & pedal powered fun including can crushing, balloon blowing & paint spinning. There will also be learn to ride sessions for children wanting to ditch the stabilisers or for those who haven't ridden for a while. 

 

Peter Doidge

Peter Doidge

Peter Doidge Car Audio & Performance Centre have been supplying and installing high quality in-car entertainment and security to East Anglia for over 30 years. Their skilled technicians can fit a wide range of multimedia, audio and various other accessories to your vehicle including car audio systems, multimedia solutions, dash cams, alloy wheels, Alloygator wheel protection, parking sensors and cameras, window tinting, towbars, security alarms and immobilisers and performance parts such as Monster Tuning. 

 

 

Pedal Revolution

GY Bike Project adventure course

Want to remember how much of a thrill riding your bike is? The GY Bike Project has teamed up with Pushing Ahead bringing an Adventure riding course designed to do just that! Ride the balance beam, swoop around banked bends, duck under the limbo & shimmy around the bubble machine & slalom. Sessions every 20 mins 10am-4pm with certificates for riders completing a session. Bikes & helmets provided. Other activities include the Cycle loan scheme, Guided Heritage tours and Dr Bike who will be providing FREE bike health checks.

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