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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.  


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

Visitors can get a taste of Formula 1 track action and pit crew skills with a F1 driving simulator and wheel and spark plug changing have-a-go challenges.

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.

NEXUS Engineering Training Centre will be here over the weekend for all those budding engineers. 

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 Greater Yarmouth Tourism and Business Improvement Area Ltd with support from Joyland and Great Yarmouth Borough Council. 

Events coming up

A Night at the Movies

A Night at the Movies

Gorleston-on-Sea

Thu 27 - Sat 29 Apr 2017

Dusmagrik Young Peoples Theatre Proudly Present A NIGHT AT THE MOVIES A compilation of Song and Dance inspired by the hits of the silver screen.

Music at The Mo - Sheringham Museum

Music at The Mo - Sheringham Museum

Sheringham

Fri 28 Apr 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.

80's Reunion Tribute Show

80's Reunion Tribute Show

Great Yarmouth

Sat 29 Apr 2017

From the same people who brought you the ABBA reunion tribute show. This 80’s reunion is not to be missed, with all the greatest hits from all the greatest artist from that special era in music.

A Night at the Movies

A Night at the Movies

Gorleston-on-Sea

Sat 29 Apr 2017

Dusmagrik Young Peoples Theatre Proudly Present A NIGHT AT THE MOVIES A compilation of Song and Dance inspired by the hits of the silver screen.

The South London Soul Train Goes East

The South London Soul Train Goes East

Great Yarmouth

Sat 29 Apr 2017

All Aboard The South London Soul Train Goes East - as we travel to Gt Yarmouth to drop soul, funk, groove, disco, brass, motown & conquer. Jazzheadchronic joined by Hackney Colliery Band Live + More.

Battle of the Bands

Battle of the Bands Launch Night

Great Yarmouth

Sun 30 Apr 2017

Battle of the Bands returns to Great Yarmouth! Looking for bands from all over Norfolk and Suffolk to register on our launch night.

Bazzart Festival

Bazaart Festival

Great Yarmouth

Sun 30 Apr 2017

The Festival aims to showcase established urban and dance music acts in the same stage as upcoming Local artists combined with circus performing arts in a brand new concept and custom made decor you don't want to miss!

The Rows

Gory Stories on a Wicked Walk - Guided Walk

Great Yarmouth

Sun 30 Apr 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!

Martham Scarecrow Festival & Mayfair

Martham Scarecrow Festival

Great Yarmouth

Sun 30 Apr - Mon 1 May 2017

Come and enjoy Martham's popular annual scarecrow festival and Mayfair with activities centred around the village green.

Entrance to the Rows

Rows, Fishwives and Red Herrings - Guided Walk

Great Yarmouth

Tue 2 May 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!

Summer Season Show

Summer Season Show

Gorleston-on-Sea

Tue 2 May 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.

Complete Madness

Complete Madness

Gorleston-on-Sea

Fri 5 May 2017

Enjoy a selection of Madness songs performed by Complete Madness - The UK's No 1 Tribute. Also includes DJ before and after Complete Madness.

Ministry of Sound 90's Anthems

Ministry of Sound 90's Anthems

Great Yarmouth

Sat 6 May 2017

The UK's best loved club brand Ministry of Sound meets the regions premier venue for the biggest 90's anthems night to have ever hit the East Coast. All the classics, from Insomnia, to Show Me Love, Born Slippy, Pump Up The Jam & more!

Strawberry Heritage Walk

Strawberry Heritage Walk

Great Yarmouth

Sun 7 May 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.

Summer Season Show

Summer Season Show

Gorleston-on-Sea

Tue 9 May 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.

Cry Me A River

Cry Me A River

Great Yarmouth

Fri 12 May 2017

Miss Scarlet Black and her live band presents a concert of heart-warming Jazz hits from back in the day! With a special male guest singer too, this magical night of wonderful music is not to be missed.

Pizza & Tipples

Pizza & Tipples

Great Yarmouth

Fri 12 May 2017

Thank goodness it's Friday! Enjoy a drink and our regular DIY pizza making. Liberally mix that with a dash of creative fun and entertainment.

Dominic Kirwan

Dominic Kirwan

Great Yarmouth

Sat 13 May 2017

Firmly established as one of Ireland’s greatest ever entertainers, Dominic Kirwan hits the road again with a brand-new show.

Summer Season Show

Summer Season Show

Gorleston-on-Sea

Tue 16 May 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.

Great Yarmouth Beer & Cider Festival

Great Yarmouth Beer & Cider Festival

Great Yarmouth

Thu 18 May 2017

The Great Yarmouth Beer and Cider Festival returns to St. Georges with around 30 different real ales and 15 different ciders from a wide selection of brewers and cider makers, large and small.

A Night at the Movies for Finnbar's Force

A Night at the Movies for Finnbar's Force

Norwich

Fri 19 May 2017

A night at the movies themed dinner, dance and more all in aid of Finnbar's Force. A night filled with movie themed entertainment and games, with every penny raised going towards an amazing cause.

Great Yarmouth Beer & Cider Festival

Great Yarmouth Beer & Cider Festival

Great Yarmouth

Fri 19 May 2017

The Great Yarmouth Beer and Cider Festival returns to St. Georges with around 30 different real ales and 15 different ciders from a wide selection of brewers and cider makers, large and small.

Counterfeit Beatles

Counterfeit Beatles

Gorleston-on-Sea

Sat 20 May 2017

Come along and take a step back in time for a fantastic trip with The Counterfeit Beatles. Including a Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of THE SGT PEPPER ALBUM

Great Yarmouth Beer & Cider Festival

Great Yarmouth Beer & Cider Festival

Great Yarmouth

Sat 20 May 2017

The Great Yarmouth Beer and Cider Festival returns to St. Georges with around 30 different real ales and 15 different ciders from a wide selection of brewers and cider makers, large and small.

Static Merlin engine display

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