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Celebration event launches 2019 season in Great Yarmouth

18 December 2018

Tourism businesses and council representatives gathered to launch the 2019 tourism season and brochure at a special celebration held at St George’s Theatre today (Tuesday, December 18).

New water and leisure centre complex for Great Yarmouth

6 December 2018

Great Yarmouth’s famous Golden Mile is set for an exciting “once-in-a-generation” investment in a new destination water and leisure complex, providing a major year-round boost to Great Yarmouth as a flagship coastal resort whilst supporting community health and well-being.

Christmas shopping starts with the Christmas Fayre in Great Yarmouth

28 November 2018

The Christmas shopping season in Great Yarmouth will start in truly magical style with the opening of the popular Christmas Fayre in the town centre on Friday, November 30.

Great Yarmouth Christmas Markets to create truly magical festive shopping experience

20 November 2018

Great Yarmouth is getting into the festive spirit with four weekly Christmas Markets set to create a truly magical shopping experience for visitors to the town centre from Friday (November 30)

TV Talent Show Stars set to shine at festive fireworks

6 November 2018

Two TV talent show brothers are adding an X Factor sparkle to Gorleston’s Christmas lights switch on.
Leon and Alex Mallett from Lingwood appeared in last year’s competition as duo ITG (In the Genetics) and made it through to boot camp, before being split up by Simon Cowell.

Plans for more flying displays in 2019

28 September 2018

Organisers of the Great Yarmouth Air Show are considering a series of flying displays next summer, rather than over just one weekend.

Maritime Festival welcomes visitors on board

30 August 2018

A historic quayside at Great Yarmouth is gearing up to buzz with the sights, sounds, and smells celebrating the town’s seafaring links.


21 August 2018

A Great Yarmouth woman who supports the Maritime Festival, and the memory of soldiers who gave their l.ives in battle, has been moved to write a poem about the First World War

Get the Bowls rolling at Great Yarmouth Festival of Bowls

15 August 2018

Great Yarmouth Festival of Bowls, the biggest outdoor open bowling event in the country, will return to Great Yarmouth seafront next week, with some 1,100 bowlers competing over four weeks.

Fun way to turn the tide on litter at Maritime Festival

14 August 2018

A tide of litter, from cigarette ends to plastic bottles, is washing up on beaches and river banks in Norfolk’s holiday hotspots.