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Exciting entertainment and nightlife in Greater Yarmouth

Whatever the time of day, afternoon or evening, entertainment is never far away in Greater Yarmouth.

Maybe you're looking for an afternoon matinée or an evening performance at the circus or the theatre, or perhaps you fancy watching a film at the cinema. The multi-screen cinema at the end of Great Yarmouth seafront shows all the latest films and Hollywood releases.

Entertainment - a fun night out in Great Yarmouth

The vibrant nightlife in Great Yarmouth includes traditional end of the pier seaside entertainment at The Britannia Pier Theatre. The Edwardian Gorleston Pavilion has a great programme of old time musical hall shows and variety entertainment from amateur dramatics to musicals. All sorts of performances in addition to the circus are hosted in the Hippodrome, where hypnotists and comedians, classical musicians and Shakespearian plays can be seen. St. George's Theatre also has a wide and varied programme of shows from dancing to comedy to music to plays. If you're after something more energetic for your evening or afternoon's entertainment, challenge friends and family to a game of ten-pin bowling at the end of the Wellington Pier overlooking the waves. Enjoy a game of pool or snooker on the seafront, have a thrilling evening at the greyhound track or watching the stock car racing. For horseracing with a difference, try Live Music Nights at the racecourse in August. Great Yarmouth also has two casinos and several bingo halls.

Enjoy spectacular fireworks displays in Hemsby on Tuesdays and in Great Yarmouth on Wednesdays in the school summer holidays. In both resorts, the attractions all open later than usual so you can play crazy golf by moonlight, make the most of the fun fair or the Pleasure Beach and admire the evening illuminations at the Model Village.

Relax on Sunday afternoons at the bandstand opposite the Pavilion Theatre in Gorleston-on-Sea and enjoy a programme of music from local musicians from June to August.

If you've got plans to dance the night away head for the Ocean Rooms in Gorleston or Great Yarmouth's seafront where bright lights, music and a heady atmosphere will make sure you have a great night out. Greater Yarmouth nightlife includes a variety of nightclubs playing music for every taste and style, from disco music and pop anthems, to dance and R'n'B. You'll also find plenty of pubs with live music all year round.

You're sure to find great entertainment in Greater Yarmouth for everyone, whether you want to entertain the whole family or you're looking for an exciting nightlife.

Aerial artiste at the Hippodrome Circus

Theatres, entertainment and nightlife in Greater Yarmouth

The Hippodrome Circus

Halloween Spooktacular 2018

The Hippodrome Circus, St Georges Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2EU

01493 844172

Thu 18 Oct 2018

A truly amazing and hilarious show full of all manner of ghosts, ghouls and crazy goings on! The Halloween Spooktacular is perfect for all the family and undoubtedly the best way to celebrate the spookiest holiday of the year.

The Hippodrome Circus

Halloween Spooktacular 2018

The Hippodrome Circus, St Georges Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2EU

01493 844172

Fri 19 Oct 2018

A truly amazing and hilarious show full of all manner of ghosts, ghouls and crazy goings on! The Halloween Spooktacular is perfect for all the family and undoubtedly the best way to celebrate the spookiest holiday of the year.

Ladies in Lavender

Ladies in Lavender

Gorleston Pavilion Theatre, Pier Gardens, Gorleston-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR31 6PP

01493 662832

Fri 19 Oct 2018

One morning following a violent storm, sisters spot from their garden a nearly-drowned man lying on the beach. They nurse him back to health, and discover that he is Polish. Communicating in broken German while they teach him English...

Rise Presented by Dizzy O'Dare

Rise Presented by Dizzy O'Dare

St. George's Theatre, King Street, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2PG

01493 331484

Fri 19 Oct 2018

Combining tightwire, live music, theatre & Dizzy O’Dare’s surreal, eclectic style, Rise is a voyeuristic journey woven through with rich and romantic imagery, a poignant series of vignettes about the complexity of relationships.

80's Pride Party

80's Pride Party

Quay Pride, 126 Quay Pride, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 3LD

01493 851572

Fri 19 Oct 2018

Great Yarmouth Pride fundraiser....and it’s the 80s Pride Party. Look out the leather, the neons, the leg warmers and leotards and even the codpieces!

Ladies in Lavender

Ladies in Lavender

Gorleston Pavilion Theatre, Pier Gardens, Gorleston-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR31 6PP

01493 662832

Sat 20 Oct 2018

One morning following a violent storm, sisters spot from their garden a nearly-drowned man lying on the beach. They nurse him back to health, and discover that he is Polish. Communicating in broken German while they teach him English...

The Drill House Tea Dance

The Drill House Tea Dance

The Drill House - SeaChange Arts, York Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2LZ

01493 745458

Sat 20 Oct 2018

The Ragroof DJs will be playing authentic music from the 20s to the 50s and bring their trademark instant dance classes. Polish up your dancing shoes and join us!

The Hippodrome Circus

Halloween Spooktacular 2018

The Hippodrome Circus, St Georges Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2EU

01493 844172

Sat 20 Oct 2018

A truly amazing and hilarious show full of all manner of ghosts, ghouls and crazy goings on! The Halloween Spooktacular is perfect for all the family and undoubtedly the best way to celebrate the spookiest holiday of the year.

1940's Big Band Dance

1940's Big Band Dance

Royal Assembly Rooms, Royal Assembly Rooms, Albert Square, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 3JH

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Sat 20 Oct 2018

Prepare to take a trip back in time to the swinging 1940’s when we will be recreating the exciting atmosphere of the war time dance halls right here at the Royal Assembly Rooms in Great Yarmouth.

The Hippodrome Circus

Halloween Spooktacular 2018

The Hippodrome Circus, St Georges Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2EU

01493 844172

Sun 21 Oct 2018

A truly amazing and hilarious show full of all manner of ghosts, ghouls and crazy goings on! The Halloween Spooktacular is perfect for all the family and undoubtedly the best way to celebrate the spookiest holiday of the year.

The Magic of Circus

The Magic of Circus

Time and Tide - Museum of Great Yarmouth, Time and Tide Museum, Blackfriars Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 3BX

01493 743930

Mon 22 Oct 2018

Want to run away to the circus? Find out your true circus skill through this day of juggling, dressing up, design and more!

The Hippodrome Circus

Halloween Spooktacular 2018

The Hippodrome Circus, St Georges Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2EU

01493 844172

Mon 22 Oct 2018

A truly amazing and hilarious show full of all manner of ghosts, ghouls and crazy goings on! The Halloween Spooktacular is perfect for all the family and undoubtedly the best way to celebrate the spookiest holiday of the year.

The Hippodrome Circus

Halloween Spooktacular 2018

The Hippodrome Circus, St Georges Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2EU

01493 844172

Tue 23 Oct 2018

A truly amazing and hilarious show full of all manner of ghosts, ghouls and crazy goings on! The Halloween Spooktacular is perfect for all the family and undoubtedly the best way to celebrate the spookiest holiday of the year.

The Hippodrome Circus

Halloween Spooktacular 2018

The Hippodrome Circus, St Georges Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2EU

01493 844172

Wed 24 Oct 2018

A truly amazing and hilarious show full of all manner of ghosts, ghouls and crazy goings on! The Halloween Spooktacular is perfect for all the family and undoubtedly the best way to celebrate the spookiest holiday of the year.

The Hippodrome Circus

Halloween Spooktacular 2018

The Hippodrome Circus, St Georges Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2EU

01493 844172

Thu 25 Oct 2018

A truly amazing and hilarious show full of all manner of ghosts, ghouls and crazy goings on! The Halloween Spooktacular is perfect for all the family and undoubtedly the best way to celebrate the spookiest holiday of the year.

Sex Please, We're Sixty

Sex Please, We're Sixty

Gorleston Pavilion Theatre, Pier Gardens, Gorleston-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR31 6PP

01493 662832

Thu 25 - Fri 26 Oct 2018

Mrs. Stancliffe's Rose Cottage Bed & Breakfast has been successful for many years where her Guests (nearly all women) return year after year. But do they come just to see 'Bud the Stud'?

The Hippodrome Circus

Halloween Spooktacular 2018

The Hippodrome Circus, St Georges Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2EU

01493 844172

Fri 26 Oct 2018

A truly amazing and hilarious show full of all manner of ghosts, ghouls and crazy goings on! The Halloween Spooktacular is perfect for all the family and undoubtedly the best way to celebrate the spookiest holiday of the year.

The Hippodrome Circus

Halloween Spooktacular 2018

The Hippodrome Circus, St Georges Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2EU

01493 844172

Sat 27 Oct 2018

A truly amazing and hilarious show full of all manner of ghosts, ghouls and crazy goings on! The Halloween Spooktacular is perfect for all the family and undoubtedly the best way to celebrate the spookiest holiday of the year.

Sex Please, We're Sixty

Sex Please, We're Sixty

Gorleston Pavilion Theatre, Pier Gardens, Gorleston-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR31 6PP

01493 662832

Sat 27 Oct 2018

Mrs. Stancliffe's Rose Cottage Bed & Breakfast has been successful for many years where her Guests (nearly all women) return year after year. But do they come just to see 'Bud the Stud'?

Minor Miracles

Minor Miracles

The Drill House - SeaChange Arts, York Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2LZ

01493 745458

Sat 27 Oct 2018

All the way from Sweden, Caper and Nilsson bring their unique combination of magic, comedy and surrealism. A laugh out-loud, one-of-a-kind magic show packed with world class sleight-of-hand magic and topped with a pinch of confetti.

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