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The Handlebards - Macbeth

Pensthorpe Natural Park, Pensthorpe Natural Park, Fakenham, Norfolk, NR21 0LN

01328851465

Sat 12 Jun 2021

Pedalling from venue to venue with all of their set, props and costumes on the back of their bikes, the HandleBards are a four-strong troupe of actors who are spending the summer bringing environmentally sustainable Shakespeare to venues ac

Summer Spectacular & Water Show 2021

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

01493 738877

Tue 6 Jul 2021

See the 2021 Summer Special, which will include all of your favourite elements from our award winning show. Amazing acrobats, aerialists, daring stunts, dancers, swimmers and of course the world famous Water Spectacular.

Summer Spectacular & Water Show 2021

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

01493 738877

Wed 7 Jul 2021

See the 2021 Summer Special, which will include all of your favourite elements from our award winning show. Amazing acrobats, aerialists, daring stunts, dancers, swimmers and of course the world famous Water Spectacular.

Summer Spectacular & Water Show 2021

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

01493 738877

Thu 8 Jul 2021

See the 2021 Summer Special, which will include all of your favourite elements from our award winning show. Amazing acrobats, aerialists, daring stunts, dancers, swimmers and of course the world famous Water Spectacular.

Summer Spectacular & Water Show 2021

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

01493 738877

Fri 9 Jul 2021

See the 2021 Summer Special, which will include all of your favourite elements from our award winning show. Amazing acrobats, aerialists, daring stunts, dancers, swimmers and of course the world famous Water Spectacular.

Summer Spectacular & Water Show 2021

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

01493 738877

Sat 10 Jul 2021

See the 2021 Summer Special, which will include all of your favourite elements from our award winning show. Amazing acrobats, aerialists, daring stunts, dancers, swimmers and of course the world famous Water Spectacular.

Summer Spectacular & Water Show 2021

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

01493 738877

Sun 11 Jul 2021

See the 2021 Summer Special, which will include all of your favourite elements from our award winning show. Amazing acrobats, aerialists, daring stunts, dancers, swimmers and of course the world famous Water Spectacular.

Summer Spectacular & Water Show 2021

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

01493 738877

Wed 14 Jul 2021

See the 2021 Summer Special, which will include all of your favourite elements from our award winning show. Amazing acrobats, aerialists, daring stunts, dancers, swimmers and of course the world famous Water Spectacular.

Summer Spectacular & Water Show 2021

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

01493 738877

Thu 15 Jul 2021

See the 2021 Summer Special, which will include all of your favourite elements from our award winning show. Amazing acrobats, aerialists, daring stunts, dancers, swimmers and of course the world famous Water Spectacular.

Summer Spectacular & Water Show 2021

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

01493 738877

Fri 16 Jul 2021

See the 2021 Summer Special, which will include all of your favourite elements from our award winning show. Amazing acrobats, aerialists, daring stunts, dancers, swimmers and of course the world famous Water Spectacular.

Summer Spectacular & Water Show 2021

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

01493 738877

Sat 17 Jul 2021

See the 2021 Summer Special, which will include all of your favourite elements from our award winning show. Amazing acrobats, aerialists, daring stunts, dancers, swimmers and of course the world famous Water Spectacular.

Summer Spectacular & Water Show 2021

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

01493 738877

Sun 18 Jul 2021

See the 2021 Summer Special, which will include all of your favourite elements from our award winning show. Amazing acrobats, aerialists, daring stunts, dancers, swimmers and of course the world famous Water Spectacular.

Summer Spectacular & Water Show 2021

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

01493 738877

Tue 20 Jul 2021

See the 2021 Summer Special, which will include all of your favourite elements from our award winning show. Amazing acrobats, aerialists, daring stunts, dancers, swimmers and of course the world famous Water Spectacular.

Summer Spectacular & Water Show 2021

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

01493 738877

Wed 21 Jul 2021

See the 2021 Summer Special, which will include all of your favourite elements from our award winning show. Amazing acrobats, aerialists, daring stunts, dancers, swimmers and of course the world famous Water Spectacular.

Summer Spectacular & Water Show 2021

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

01493 738877

Thu 22 Jul 2021

See the 2021 Summer Special, which will include all of your favourite elements from our award winning show. Amazing acrobats, aerialists, daring stunts, dancers, swimmers and of course the world famous Water Spectacular.

Summer Spectacular & Water Show 2021

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

01493 738877

Fri 23 Jul 2021

See the 2021 Summer Special, which will include all of your favourite elements from our award winning show. Amazing acrobats, aerialists, daring stunts, dancers, swimmers and of course the world famous Water Spectacular.

Summer Spectacular & Water Show 2021

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

01493 738877

Sat 24 Jul - Sun 1 Aug 2021

See the 2021 Summer Special, which will include all of your favourite elements from our award winning show. Amazing acrobats, aerialists, daring stunts, dancers, swimmers and of course the world famous Water Spectacular.

Summer Spectacular & Water Show 2021

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

01493 738877

Sun 25 Jul 2021

See the 2021 Summer Special, which will include all of your favourite elements from our award winning show. Amazing acrobats, aerialists, daring stunts, dancers, swimmers and of course the world famous Water Spectacular.

Summer Spectacular & Water Show 2021

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

01493 738877

Mon 26 Jul 2021

See the 2021 Summer Special, which will include all of your favourite elements from our award winning show. Amazing acrobats, aerialists, daring stunts, dancers, swimmers and of course the world famous Water Spectacular.

Summer Spectacular & Water Show 2021

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

01493 738877

Tue 27 Jul 2021

See the 2021 Summer Special, which will include all of your favourite elements from our award winning show. Amazing acrobats, aerialists, daring stunts, dancers, swimmers and of course the world famous Water Spectacular.

Summer Spectacular & Water Show 2021

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

01493 738877

Wed 28 Jul 2021

See the 2021 Summer Special, which will include all of your favourite elements from our award winning show. Amazing acrobats, aerialists, daring stunts, dancers, swimmers and of course the world famous Water Spectacular.

Summer Spectacular & Water Show 2021

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

01493 738877

Thu 29 Jul 2021

See the 2021 Summer Special, which will include all of your favourite elements from our award winning show. Amazing acrobats, aerialists, daring stunts, dancers, swimmers and of course the world famous Water Spectacular.

Summer Spectacular & Water Show 2021

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

01493 738877

Fri 30 Jul 2021

See the 2021 Summer Special, which will include all of your favourite elements from our award winning show. Amazing acrobats, aerialists, daring stunts, dancers, swimmers and of course the world famous Water Spectacular.

Summer Spectacular & Water Show 2021

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

01493 738877

Sat 31 Jul 2021

See the 2021 Summer Special, which will include all of your favourite elements from our award winning show. Amazing acrobats, aerialists, daring stunts, dancers, swimmers and of course the world famous Water Spectacular.

Live entertainment

Shows come in all shapes and sizes in Great Yarmouth, from thrilling performances at the Hippodrome circus, to comedy, musicals and performances in a choice of three theatres.

Circus spectaculars at the historic Hippodrome, designed by RS Cockrill, usually take place at Easter, over summer, during the October half term holiday and at Christmas. This amazing art nouveau building with excellent acoustics also plays host to a number of travelling shows throughout the year, including plays put on as part of the Norfolk and Norwich Festival in May, the Chinese State Circus and sometimes full philharmonic concert orchestras.

The Drill House is home to Seachange Arts and is located in the heart of Great Yarmouth's heritage quarter. Dedicated to circus and street arts creation and training, they also host a variety of shows, workshops and craft events.

Shows ranging from comedy to musicals, pantomimes and plays , magicians and mystics can be seen in Britannia Pier Theatre, Gorleston Pavilion and St. George’s Theatre. Well known as one of Great Yarmouth’s important landmarks at the end of the traditional wooden pier, Britannia Theatre hosts shows and big names such as Jimmy Carr, Jim Davidson and Joe Pasquale from May to the end of September. St. George’s Theatre and Gorleston Pavilion have shows all year round, with musicals, pantomimes and comedy a regular feature on both programmes.

Many local hotels and pubs have live music at weekends and in the holidays and live music nights at the racecourse in high summer are a real treat.

For all the latest films, head to the Arc Cinema on Great Yarmouth seafront or Gorleston Palace Cinema situated in Gorleston high street, both open all year round, showing all the latest Hollywood blockbusters.

Live shanty folk music is a huge feature of the Maritime Festival in September with great bands and groups playing live on three stages along historic South Quay. Live entertainment takes on a completely different edge at the Out There Festival also in September, when acrobatics, comedy and circus entertainment take to the streets.

Festivals in Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth Wheels Festival

Anchor Plaza, Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2EN

Sat 10 Jul 2021

Head to Great Yarmouth's seafront on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 July when an array of bikes, classic and contemporary cars will be lining up to star in a seafront wheels spectacular.

Great Yarmouth Wheels Festival

Anchor Plaza, Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2EN

Sun 11 Jul 2021

Head to Great Yarmouth's seafront on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 July when an array of bikes, classic and contemporary cars will be lining up to star in a seafront wheels spectacular.

Gorleston Clifftop Festival

Gorleston-on-Sea Cliffs, Marine Parade, Gorleston-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR31 6EX

Sat 24 - Sun 25 Jul 2021

The 2021 Gorleston Clifftop Festival will take place on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 July on Gorleston Clifftop. Over the two day event, you can expect a huge variety of entertainment, stalls, fun fair, live music, sports & much more!

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