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Updated Market Place designs revealed

14 January 2020

Updated unique designs have been revealed for the redevelopment of Great Yarmouth’s Market Place – a key part of Great Yarmouth Borough Council’s exciting vision to regenerate the town centre.

Honorary Freedom of the Borough granted to local tourism stalwart & Great Yarmouth's twin town

10 December 2019

Honorary Freedom of the Borough has been granted to local tourism stalwart Aileen Mobbs and Great Yarmouth’s twin town of Rambouillet, France.

Take a virtual tour of the new Marina Centre

13 November 2019

A video enabling people to take a virtual tour of Great Yarmouth’s impressive new Marina Centre has been revealed, as the planning application is backed by the borough council’s Development Control Committee.

Hundreds of runners set to tackle the East Coast Run 2019

8 October 2019

One thousand runners of different ages and abilities are set to pound along Great Yarmouth seafront as they tackle the East Coast Run, on Sunday 13 October.

Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival

3 September 2019

Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival returns to the Quayside for a celebration of its 20th anniversary year on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th September, featuring a variety of ships, shanty groups and this year some unusual and quirky maritime acts plus charity stalls, maritime-themed crafts and varied food options catering for every taste.

Great Yarmouth Town Hall is all ship shape and ready for Maritime Festival

3 September 2019

Great Yarmouth’s historic Town Hall is all ship shape and ready to welcome hundreds of visitors to the Maritime Festival this weekend (September 7 and 8), hosting a special history trail, live shanty music, knitted creations, plus model boat displays.

Get the bowls rolling at Great Yarmouth

27 August 2019

Great Yarmouth Festival of Bowls, the biggest outdoor open bowling event in the country, is getting underway at Great Yarmouth seafront, with some 1,100 bowlers competing over four weeks.

Grand Reopening of Boating Lake & Cafe

7 August 2019

Families will have the first chance in years to row out across the Boating Lake and visit the Island Café, as part of the Grand Reopening of Great Yarmouth’s historic Venetian Waterways, on Tuesday, August 20, from 2pm to 6pm.

Save the date for Great Yarmouth Wheels festival 2020

22 July 2019

Great Yarmouth seafront is already getting the show on the road for the 2020 Great Yarmouth Wheels Festival, with organisers setting July 4 and 5 as the event dates – and launching exciting sponsorship opportunities.

Motor along to Great Yarmouth seafront this weekend for Wheels Festival

3 July 2019

Great Yarmouth seafront is all geared up for the Wheels Festival this weekend, with thousands of visiting motorcyclists, thrilling monster truck rides, daredevil motorcycle stunt riders, spectacular vehicle displays and much more besides.