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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.

Maritime Festival sails back to landmark centenaries

8 August 2018

Battlefield heroism and an unwelcome piece of air warfare history will be highlighted when Great Yarmouth’s Maritime Festival trawls through impact of the First World War on the town.

Youngsters keep cool at new splashpad

8 August 2018

Britain might be basking in a heatwave, but young children at Gorleston seafront are keeping their cool as Great Yarmouth Borough Council has opened a new, fun wet play facility today (Wednesday, August 8).

Olympian Pedigree of Summer Fireworks

7 August 2018

Thousands of fireworks fans are flocking to Great Yarmouth’s midweek summer displays – which are being launched for the first time by a company which lit up major events such as the London Olympics and Rugby World Cup.