Norfolk has started to buzz with a range of different events and activities
this May and we wanted to share some of the exciting things happening so you
don’t miss out!
Remember, if you'd like to attend any of these events, we still have some limited availability in our cottages throughout May and are currently offering a 10% discount* for all breaks booked and taken this month. Simply check out our availability on our website and use the following discount code when booking your break online: QP1T7.
WHEN: 10th – 26th May
WHERE: Throughout Norfolk
The Festival is one of the oldest surviving arts festivals in the
UK, which dates back to 1772 when a fund-raising concert was held at Norwich
Cathedral. This international arts festival for the East of England offers a
packed programme of events throughout Norfolk ranging from music, dance, visual
arts and much more.
To discover more about the festival and to find out what's happing in
your area visit http://www.nnfestival.org.uk
WHEN: 17th May – 29th September
WHERE: Houghton Hall, Nr King’s Lynn
magnificent art collection of Great Britain’s first Prime Minister, Sir Robert
Walpole, will return to it’s original setting of Houghton Hall for the first
time in 200 years.
offers a unique opportunity to view one of the most famous art collections of
eighteenth-century Europe and includes masterpieces from Van Dyck, Poussin,
Albani, Rubens, Rembrant, Velazquez & Murillo.
of the exhibition can be found at http://www.houghtonrevisited.com
Cromer & Sheringham Crab & Lobster Festival
WHEN: 17th - 19th
WHERE: Cromer &
Now in it’s 4th
Year, the Crab & Lobster Festival is a celebration of two lovely coastal
towns, Cromer & Sheringham.
raises money for local charities and offers a packed programme of activities
over the weekend.
Norfolk & Norwich Open Studios gives you the opportunity to see new
art, meet artists and buy original artworks from the artists themselves.
There are over 450 artists involved with 231 locations dotted throughout
the county where you can view their work.
Full details, including the artists involved and the exhibition
locations can be found at http://www.nnopenstudios.org.uk
Fairy Fair 2013
WHEN: 27th - 27th May
WHERE: Holt Hall
The Fairy Fair returns to the grounds of Holt Hall, North Norfolk this
May. There will be lots of magical activities and workshops, great live music,
walkabout performers, entertaining shows and storytelling taking place over the
two days. Plus you can discover walks through the grounds, browse the craft
stalls and eat and drink at the many refreshment outlets.
The Fair offers the same attractions on both days and is open from 10am
- 5pm. It is suitable for families with children from 3yrs and up. Tickets are
£7.50 per person (under 3s go free and do not need a ticket) and must be booked
online by visiting http://fairylandtrust.org/fairyfair13.html
Beach Discovery Day
WHEN: 31st May
WHERE: Wells next the Sea
Join the Holkham Estate education team for some hands on, fun family
activities exploring the wildlife you can find on the National Nature Reserve.
During the morning session you will learn about the different shell life
and get the opportunity to do some seaside crafts by making flying fish and
fish hats. In the afternoon there will be a scavenger hunt to discover what
creatures make the beach its home, plus you will be able to collect some beach
goodies to make shell mobiles and star fish badges.
Full details can be found at http://www.holkham.co.uk/html/beach_discovery_days.html
*T's & C's
Offer is only available for breaks booked and taken in May 2013 & is only available to customers booking directly online, no agencies. We have limited availability and offer is available on a first come, first serve basis.