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What's On in Great Yarmouth

Great entertainment all over Great Yarmouth

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Great Yarmouth has loads of things to do all year round with a great programme of events including circus and theatre shows, exciting race meetings and firework displays in high summer. Find out what's on this week or check out our listings for next month so you can make the most of your day trip, holiday or short break.

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Get that festival flavour from May to September in Great Yarmouth

If you like the thought of a festival, then Great Yarmouth's the place to be. The Martham Scarecrow Festival gets the festival season off to a flying start in May. The annual Great Yarmouth Beer & Cider Festival has a new home at The Drill House where you can taste a variety of local beers and ciders alongside live entertainment and delicious strret food.

In June, you can find the Great Yarmouth Arts Festival which includes a carnival procession, music performances as well as art exhibitions. 

Hemsby celebrates it's maritime location in summer with a number of festivals and fetes focused on the independent lifeboat service and the Hemsby herring. 

The Great Yarmouth Wheels Festival is in July and is set to bring some classic cars to the golden mile as well as thousands of motorbikes for the Motorcycle Takeover. 

The month long Festival of Bowls gets underway in August, running into September, the main festival month in Great Yarmouth featuring the Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival, the Out There International Festival of Street Arts and Circus as well as the Eastern Festival of Racing and Heritage Open Days.

For a more chilled out event, why not join a guided heritage walk, which run from from April to October - you'll look at Great Yarmouth from a completely unexpected perspective once you've finished.

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