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Festival, Sun 30 Aug 2020

Hemsby Herring Festival

Hemsby Herring Festival

Herrings being cooked by the Lifeboat Crew
Hemsby Herring Festival

In light of COVID-19, the Government is advising against mass gatherings. Many events have been cancelled or postponed to comply with Government guidance.


The Longshore Herring Festival returns to Hemsby beach in late August 2020 in celebration of the area's important fishing traditions and heritage.

The event, held at the Lifeboat Station includes traditionally cooked herrings to eat on the beach, a bar, various stalls to browse.

Children welcome

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 30 Aug 2020 10:00 to 16:00

Events at this Venue

date event
Sun 9 Aug Hemsby Lifeboat Day
Sun 30 Aug Hemsby Herring Festival


Lifeboat Shed, Hemsby Gap,
Beach Road, Hemsby,
Great Yarmouth,
NR29 4HJ


  • Children welcomeChildren welcome


See location of Hemsby Lifeboat Station on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TG 505173  Lat: 52.69621 Long: 1.70647

By Road:

From Great Yarmouth follow signs for the A149 to Caister and then Hemsby. Hemsby Lifeboat Station is located at the far end of Beach Road in Hemsby.