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Summer fireworks bring a bang to the seaside

18 July 2017

A season of summer fireworks bursts into life over Great Yarmouth seafront tomorrow (Wednesday July 19) night.

The displays are a major draw for tourists, day trippers and locals alike during the main holiday season.

Village sign unveiled

18 July 2017

Villagers in Fritton have proudly unveiled a new sign thanks to a generous grant.
Artist Fiona Davies was commissioned by the Greater Yarmouth Tourism and Business Improvement Area (GYTABIA) to provide a new fibreglass sign after years of weather exposure left the original one beyond repair.

Out There secures £80,000 grant

6 July 2017

One of the UK’s quirkiest circus and street arts festivals has received an £80,000 cash boost.
The Greater Yarmouth Tourism and Business Improvement Area (GYTABIA) has secured a grant from the Arts Council England’s - Grants for the Arts to be plunged into The Out There International Festival of Circus and Street Arts.

Strike up the band

5 July 2017

Visitors to Gorleston seafront this summer will enjoy the sounds of some of the region’s finest brass bands as part of the annual series of free-to-watch concerts, which starts in earnest on Sunday, July 9.

Tall ship sailing into Maritime Festival

5 July 2017

One of the world’s largest remaining wooden tall ships is set to sail into Great Yarmouth’s South Quay.

Kaskelot, a Danish three-masted barque is the first boat confirmed for this year’s Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival on September 9th and 10th.

Wartime Rolls-Royce engines to inspire young engineers

5 July 2017

The roar of Britain’s engineering prestige will be heard on Great Yarmouth seafront when two wartime engines are showcased as part of the GY Wheels Festival, on Saturday, July 8 and Sunday, July 9.