Events | August 2017


Here are loads of excuses for visiting the beautiful North Norfolk Coast throughout the year.  We list both our own events and local North Norfolk Coast events we think you might enjoy.  The listings here include festivals, courses, concerts, guided walks, quizzes, activity breaks and festive celebrations - All great reasons for staying at Deepdale Backpackers & Camping.

 

 

Norfolk by Design | A showcase of more than 40 of Norfolkís finest artists, designers and craftspeople | The Stables, Houghton Hall, Kings Lynn, North Norfolk PE31 6EU  

Norfolk by Design
Sunday 30 April 2017 to Saturday 30 September 2017
A showcase of more than 40 of Norfolkís finest artists, designers and craftspeople

 

Earth Sky: Richard Long | A major exhibition of new works by the internationally celebrated Turner Prize-winning British Landscape artist Richard Long. These site-responsive pieces use a variety of materials, including local carr stone, trees from the Houghton Estate ... | Houghton Hall, West Norfolk  

Earth Sky: Richard Long
Sunday 30 April 2017 to Thursday 26 October 2017
A major exhibition of new works by the internationally celebrated Turner Prize-winning British Landscape artist Richard Long. These site-responsive pieces use a variety of materials, including local carr stone, trees from the Houghton Estate ...

 

Cley 17 | In creating work for Cley17 artists, artist groups, collaborators, craftspeople and designers should use historical context and local connections to create links between site & art. | St Margaretís Church, Cley, North Norfolk Coast  

Cley 17
Thursday 6 July 2017 to Sunday 6 August 2017
In creating work for Cley17 artists, artist groups, collaborators, craftspeople and designers should use historical context and local connections to create links between site & art.

 

2017 Summer Fun! | Fill your day with even more adventurous stuff to do this summer - trails, pond dipping, meet & greet our fluffy friends (Tulu the owl) and much more.... | Pensthorpe Natural Park, Pensthorpe, Fakenham, Norfolk, NR21 0LN  

2017 Summer Fun!
Saturday 22 July 2017 to Tuesday 5 September 2017
Fill your day with even more adventurous stuff to do this summer - trails, pond dipping, meet & greet our fluffy friends (Tulu the owl) and much more....

 

Field to Fork Tractor Tour | Farming without having to put your wellies on!  | Holkham Hall  

Field to Fork Tractor Tour
Monday 24 July 2017 to Tuesday 5 September 2017
Farming without having to put your wellies on!

 

Pop Up Shops | North Norfolk Coast shopping thatís not on the high street from local producers & artisans. Dalegate Market will host KDesigns & Boo Boutique in the beach huts this week. | Dalegate Market, Burnham Deepdale, North Norfolk Coast, PE31 8FB  

Pop Up Shops
Thursday 27 July 2017 to Tuesday 1 August 2017
North Norfolk Coast shopping thatís not on the high street from local producers & artisans. Dalegate Market will host KDesigns & Boo Boutique in the beach huts this week.

 

Wells Carnival 2017 | Wells Carnival is a not-for-profit organisation run by a team of hardworking volunteers who live in or near the town of Wells-next-the-Sea | Wells-next-the-Sea - various locations around the town, North Norfolk Coast, Wells, Norfolk  

Wells Carnival 2017
Friday 28 July 2017 to Sunday 6 August 2017
Wells Carnival is a not-for-profit organisation run by a team of hardworking volunteers who live in or near the town of Wells-next-the-Sea

 

Sheringham Carnival | Sheringham Carnival has been running for over 50 years and each year is getting bigger and better. It is a fun time for all of the family, from the babes in arms to Grandmothers and Grandfathers, with something to interest everybody. | Various venues around Sheringham, North Norfolk Coast  

Sheringham Carnival
Saturday 29 July 2017 to Sunday 6 August 2017
Sheringham Carnival has been running for over 50 years and each year is getting bigger and better. It is a fun time for all of the family, from the babes in arms to Grandmothers and Grandfathers, with something to interest everybody.

 

1 Week Zero to Hero Kitesurf Course | A five day kitesurf course to get you from beginner to intermediate.  | Hunstanton, Norfolk. Pick ups can be arranged from Burnham Deepdale.  

1 Week Zero to Hero Kitesurf Course
Monday 31 July 2017 to Friday 4 August 2017
A five day kitesurf course to get you from beginner to intermediate.

 

Pond Dipping | Pop along to Holkham Park for some hands on, fun family activities exploring the wildlife you can find there. | Holkham Hall  

Pond Dipping
Tuesday 1 & Wednesday 2 August 2017
Pop along to Holkham Park for some hands on, fun family activities exploring the wildlife you can find there.

 

Outdoor Theatre at Holkham | Strange Fascination Theatre are delighted to present you their own madcap version of Lewis Carrolís classic tale of delight and fantasy, Alice in Wonderland. | Holkham Hall  

Outdoor Theatre at Holkham
Wednesday 2 August 2017
Strange Fascination Theatre are delighted to present you their own madcap version of Lewis Carrolís classic tale of delight and fantasy, Alice in Wonderland.

 

Sea Kayaking | Brancaster, Cley and Blakeney are renowned areas of natural beauty as well as being havens for many thousands of native and migratory birds. | Brancaster - North Norfolk Coast  

Sea Kayaking
Wednesday 2 August 2017
Brancaster, Cley and Blakeney are renowned areas of natural beauty as well as being havens for many thousands of native and migratory birds.

 

Pop Up Shops | North Norfolk Coast shopping thatís not on the high street from local producers & artisans. Dalegate Market will host  Libaohp, Cal Lain - Artist, Pebbles Photography & Picture Framing & Novel Hogs etc in the beach huts this week. | Dalegate Market, Burnham Deepdale, North Norfolk Coast, PE31 8FB  

Pop Up Shops
Thursday 3 to Tuesday 8 August 2017
North Norfolk Coast shopping thatís not on the high street from local producers & artisans. Dalegate Market will host Libaohp, Cal Lain - Artist, Pebbles Photography & Picture Framing & Novel Hogs etc in the beach huts this week.

 

Surf & Turf courtyard BBQ | Join us for surf & turf courtyard BBQ, craft beer to match  | The White Horse, Main Road, Brancaster Staithe  

Surf & Turf courtyard BBQ
Friday 4 August 2017
Join us for surf & turf courtyard BBQ, craft beer to match

 

Aylsham Farmers Market | Aims to provide you with local produce at good prices, helping you reduce your food miles as well as your petrol bill! | Market Place, Aylsham, Broadland, Norfolk  

Aylsham Farmers Market
Saturday 5 August 2017
Aims to provide you with local produce at good prices, helping you reduce your food miles as well as your petrol bill!

 

Brancaster Day & Fun Dog Show | Popular annual childrenís activity event with stalls and fun dog show, fairground music and home made teas, bowling, face painting and tug-o-war. | Playing Field, Main Road, Brancaster, North Norfolk Coast, PE31 8AP  

Brancaster Day & Fun Dog Show
Saturday 5 August 2017
Popular annual childrenís activity event with stalls and fun dog show, fairground music and home made teas, bowling, face painting and tug-o-war.

 

Cromer Soapbox Derby | What a brilliant event, great entertainment whether you are racing or a spectator - Fancy building your own soapbox and racing in the derby ... or just watch the carnage! | Beach Road, Cromer, North Norfolk Coast, NR27 9  

Cromer Soapbox Derby
Sunday 6 August 2017
What a brilliant event, great entertainment whether you are racing or a spectator - Fancy building your own soapbox and racing in the derby ... or just watch the carnage!

 

Jazz in the Courtyard | The Lady Elizabeth Courtyard is the perfect setting to relax, unwind and enjoy a summer Sunday afternoon of fabulous jazz. | Holkham Hall  

Jazz in the Courtyard
Sunday 6 August 2017
The Lady Elizabeth Courtyard is the perfect setting to relax, unwind and enjoy a summer Sunday afternoon of fabulous jazz.

 

Pond Dipping | Pop along to Holkham Park for some hands on, fun family activities exploring the wildlife you can find there.  | Holkham Hall  

Pond Dipping
Tuesday 8 & Wednesday 9 August 2017
Pop along to Holkham Park for some hands on, fun family activities exploring the wildlife you can find there.

 

Murder on the Terrace | Performed by Heartbreak Productions (outdoor theatre) | Thornham Village Hall Grounds, Main Road, Thornham, Norfolk PE36 6LX  

Murder on the Terrace
Wednesday 9 August 2017
Performed by Heartbreak Productions (outdoor theatre)

 

Outdoor Theatre at Holkham | Join Illyria, an equity outdoor touring guidelines compliant company, in the Walled Garden for their cheekiest show ever!  | Holkham Hall  

Outdoor Theatre at Holkham
Wednesday 9 August 2017
Join Illyria, an equity outdoor touring guidelines compliant company, in the Walled Garden for their cheekiest show ever!

 

Sea Kayaking | Brancaster, Cley and Blakeney are renowned areas of natural beauty as well as being havens for many thousands of native and migratory birds. | Brancaster - North Norfolk Coast  

Sea Kayaking
Thursday 10 August 2017
Brancaster, Cley and Blakeney are renowned areas of natural beauty as well as being havens for many thousands of native and migratory birds.

 

Pop Up Shops | North Norfolk Coast shopping thatís not on the high street from local producers & artisans. Dalegate Market will host Cal Lain - Artist & Boo Boutique in the beach huts this week. | Dalegate Market, Burnham Deepdale, North Norfolk Coast, PE31 8FB  

Pop Up Shops
Thursday 10 to Tuesday 15 August 2017
North Norfolk Coast shopping thatís not on the high street from local producers & artisans. Dalegate Market will host Cal Lain - Artist & Boo Boutique in the beach huts this week.

 

Champagne & Oyster Festival | The White Horse 3rd Champagne & Oyster Festival, Marsh Side | The White Horse, Main Road, Brancaster Staithe, Marsh side pop up marquee  

Champagne & Oyster Festival
Friday 11 August 2017
The White Horse 3rd Champagne & Oyster Festival, Marsh Side

 

Annual Photographic Exhibition | This year the exhibition will be judged by Ann Miles FRPS, a well-known and respected photographer in the East Anglian Region.  Everyone is welcome and we look forward to seeing you there. | Brancaster Staithe & Deepdale Village Hall, Brancaster Staithe, North Norfolk Coast  

Annual Photographic Exhibition
Friday 11 to Sunday 13 August 2017
This year the exhibition will be judged by Ann Miles FRPS, a well-known and respected photographer in the East Anglian Region. Everyone is welcome and we look forward to seeing you there.

 

2 Day Kitesurf Course | A two day kitesurf course to get you up and riding in one of the best teaching locations in the UK. | Hunstanton, Norfolk. Pick ups can be arranged from Burnham Deepdale.  

2 Day Kitesurf Course
Saturday 12 & Sunday 13 August 2017
A two day kitesurf course to get you up and riding in one of the best teaching locations in the UK.

 

Cromer Carnival Bike & Trike Cavalcade & Show | Join us at Roadkill for our Bike & Trike Cavalcade through the Town to the Show on the Carnival Field on Cromer Seafront. All bikes, trikes and scooters welcome, if you love your wheels someone else will too! | Roadkill Motorcycles & GrillOld Station Yard, Norwich Road, Cromer, North Norfolk Coast NR27 0HF  

Cromer Carnival Bike & Trike Cavalcade & Show
Sunday 13 August 2017
Join us at Roadkill for our Bike & Trike Cavalcade through the Town to the Show on the Carnival Field on Cromer Seafront. All bikes, trikes and scooters welcome, if you love your wheels someone else will too!

 

Jazz in the Courtyard | The Lady Elizabeth Courtyard is the perfect setting to relax, unwind and enjoy a summer Sunday afternoon of fabulous jazz.  | Holkham Hall  

Jazz in the Courtyard
Sunday 13 August 2017
The Lady Elizabeth Courtyard is the perfect setting to relax, unwind and enjoy a summer Sunday afternoon of fabulous jazz.

 

Marsh Side Picnic | A North Norfolk Picnic, what a marsh side Sunday treat | The White Horse, Main Road, Brancaster Staithe  

Marsh Side Picnic
Sunday 13 August 2017
A North Norfolk Picnic, what a marsh side Sunday treat

 

1 Week Zero to Hero Kitesurf Course | A five day kitesurf course to get you from beginner to intermediate.  | Hunstanton, Norfolk. Pick ups can be arranged from Burnham Deepdale.  

1 Week Zero to Hero Kitesurf Course
Monday 14 to Friday 18 August 2017
A five day kitesurf course to get you from beginner to intermediate.

 

Guided Walk | Join one of Holkhamís Wardens on a guided walk around the Holkham National Nature Reserve, taking in seasonal highlights & points of interest.  | Holkham National Nature Reserve  

Guided Walk
Tuesday 15 August 2017
Join one of Holkhamís Wardens on a guided walk around the Holkham National Nature Reserve, taking in seasonal highlights & points of interest.

 

Pond Dipping | Pop along to Holkham Park for some hands on, fun family activities exploring the wildlife you can find there.  | Holkham Hall  

Pond Dipping
Tuesday 15 & Wednesday 16 August 2017
Pop along to Holkham Park for some hands on, fun family activities exploring the wildlife you can find there.

 

North Norfolk Music Festival | Held every August, this classical music festival offers an amazing variety of music. Itís been running for over 10 years and was founded by world arts traveller Barry Cheeseman and the distinguished British viola player Simon Rowland-Jones. | South Creak, North Creake, East Raynham & Holkham, North Norfolk  

North Norfolk Music Festival
Tuesday 15 to Saturday 26 August 2017
Held every August, this classical music festival offers an amazing variety of music. Itís been running for over 10 years and was founded by world arts traveller Barry Cheeseman and the distinguished British viola player Simon Rowland-Jones.

 

Outdoor Theatre at Holkham | Enjoy outdoor theatre at its best in Holkham Walled Garden this summer. Mr Spud has lost all his money.  | Holkham Hall  

Outdoor Theatre at Holkham
Wednesday 16 August 2017
Enjoy outdoor theatre at its best in Holkham Walled Garden this summer. Mr Spud has lost all his money.

 

Sea Kayaking | Brancaster, Cley and Blakeney are renowned areas of natural beauty as well as being havens for many thousands of native and migratory birds. | Brancaster - North Norfolk Coast  

Sea Kayaking
Wednesday 16 August 2017
Brancaster, Cley and Blakeney are renowned areas of natural beauty as well as being havens for many thousands of native and migratory birds.

 

Procession & Parade of Illuminated Umbrellas | Why not grab some friends and get creative, with some lights and an umbrella or two and join us, for the assembly of the procession? | Meadow Road, Cromer, North Norfolk Coast  

Procession & Parade of Illuminated Umbrellas
Thursday 17 August 2017
Why not grab some friends and get creative, with some lights and an umbrella or two and join us, for the assembly of the procession?

 

Pop Up Shops | North Norfolk Coast shopping thatís not on the high street from local producers & artisans. Dalegate Market will host four local artisans & producers in the beach huts this week. | Dalegate Market, Burnham Deepdale, North Norfolk Coast, PE31 8FB  

Pop Up Shops
Thursday 17 to Tuesday 22 August 2017
North Norfolk Coast shopping thatís not on the high street from local producers & artisans. Dalegate Market will host four local artisans & producers in the beach huts this week.

 

Surf & Turf courtyard BBQ | Fransí surf & turf courtyard BBQ, craft beer to match  | The White Horse, Main Road, Brancaster Staithe  

Surf & Turf courtyard BBQ
Friday 18 August 2017
Fransí surf & turf courtyard BBQ, craft beer to match

 

Brancaster Beach Big Fun Day | Join the National Trust for a day of family fun on the Norfolk Coast at Brancaster Beach. Fly one of our kites, (or bring your own), try stone skimming, track a wild animal, build an epic sandcastle, or sit back & watch the birdlife or hunt for bugs. | Brancaster Beach, North Norfolk Coast  

Brancaster Beach Big Fun Day
Saturday 19 August 2017
Join the National Trust for a day of family fun on the Norfolk Coast at Brancaster Beach. Fly one of our kites, (or bring your own), try stone skimming, track a wild animal, build an epic sandcastle, or sit back & watch the birdlife or hunt for bugs.

 

Hidden Figures | This is the untold story of a team of brilliant African-American women mathematicians working at NASA during the early years of the US space programme.  | Amy Robsart Hall, Syderstone PE31 8SD  

Hidden Figures
Saturday 19 August 2017
This is the untold story of a team of brilliant African-American women mathematicians working at NASA during the early years of the US space programme.

 

Cley Harbour Day | A boat-themed day out! | Cley quay (near the windmill), Cley-next-the-Sea, Norfolk. Park at village car park NR25 7RJ  

Cley Harbour Day
Sunday 20 August 2017
A boat-themed day out!

 

Jazz in the Courtyard | The Lady Elizabeth Courtyard is the perfect setting to relax, unwind and enjoy a summer Sunday afternoon of fabulous jazz.  | Holkham Hall, North Norfolk Coast  

Jazz in the Courtyard
Sunday 20 August 2017
The Lady Elizabeth Courtyard is the perfect setting to relax, unwind and enjoy a summer Sunday afternoon of fabulous jazz.

 

Black Horse Acoustic Session | A free, open acoustic music session | The Black Horse, Castle Rising, West Norfolk  

Black Horse Acoustic Session
Tuesday 22 August 2017
A free, open acoustic music session

 

Pond Dipping | Pop along to Holkham Park for some hands on, fun family activities exploring the wildlife you can find there.  | Holkham Hall  

Pond Dipping
Tuesday 22 & Wednesday 23 August 2017
Pop along to Holkham Park for some hands on, fun family activities exploring the wildlife you can find there.

 

Outdoor Theatre at Holkham | Pack your picnics and join the boat-loving Ratty, the sensible yet curious Mole, wise old Badger and the irrepressible Toad as they embark on the adventure of a lifetime culminating in a colourful battle with the sly weasel to save Toad Hall. | Holkham Hall, North Norfolk Coast  

Outdoor Theatre at Holkham
Wednesday 23 August 2017
Pack your picnics and join the boat-loving Ratty, the sensible yet curious Mole, wise old Badger and the irrepressible Toad as they embark on the adventure of a lifetime culminating in a colourful battle with the sly weasel to save Toad Hall.

 

Sea Kayaking | Brancaster, Cley and Blakeney are renowned areas of natural beauty as well as being havens for many thousands of native and migratory birds. | Brancaster - North Norfolk Coast  

Sea Kayaking
Thursday 24 August 2017
Brancaster, Cley and Blakeney are renowned areas of natural beauty as well as being havens for many thousands of native and migratory birds.

 

Pop Up Shops | North Norfolk Coast shopping thatís not on the high street from local producers & artisans. Dalegate Market will host Creakey Crafts, La Lievre Jewellery, Pebbles Photography & Picture Framing & Artwork by James Buttifant in the beach huts this week. | Dalegate Market, Burnham Deepdale, North Norfolk Coast, PE31 8FB  

Pop Up Shops
Thursday 24 to Tuesday 29 August 2017
North Norfolk Coast shopping thatís not on the high street from local producers & artisans. Dalegate Market will host Creakey Crafts, La Lievre Jewellery, Pebbles Photography & Picture Framing & Artwork by James Buttifant in the beach huts this week.

 

Franís Raw Bar Marsh Side | Franís raw bar & Ruby our resident pop-up bar, marsh side | The White Horse, Main Road, Brancaster Staithe  

Franís Raw Bar Marsh Side
Friday 25 August 2017
Franís raw bar & Ruby our resident pop-up bar, marsh side

 

Music at The Mo | Another free session at Sheringham Museum at The Mo where we showcase the talent of several musicians in our new 2nd floor performance space. | Sheringham Museum at The Mo, Lifeboat Plain, Sheringham NR26 8BG  

Music at The Mo
Friday 25 August 2017
Another free session at Sheringham Museum at The Mo where we showcase the talent of several musicians in our new 2nd floor performance space.

 

Beginners Nature Photography | Join Steve Norris for a Beginners Guide to nature Photography | Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve, Turf Moor Road, Sculthorpe, Fakenham, Norfolk, NR21 9GN  

Beginners Nature Photography
Saturday 26 August 2017
Join Steve Norris for a Beginners Guide to nature Photography

 

Fakenham Farmersí Market | A wide variety of fresh local fare, organic foods and quality locally grown produce, plus entertainment and a great atmosphere make this a wonderfully traditional Norfolk market. | Market Square, Fakenham, North Norfolk  

Fakenham Farmersí Market
Saturday 26 August 2017
A wide variety of fresh local fare, organic foods and quality locally grown produce, plus entertainment and a great atmosphere make this a wonderfully traditional Norfolk market.

 

2 Day Kitesurf Course | A two day kitesurf course to get you up and riding in one of the best teaching locations in the UK. | Hunstanton, Norfolk. Pick ups can be arranged from Burnham Deepdale.  

2 Day Kitesurf Course
Saturday 26 & Sunday 27 August 2017
A two day kitesurf course to get you up and riding in one of the best teaching locations in the UK.

 

Jazz in the Courtyard | The Lady Elizabeth Courtyard is the perfect setting to relax, unwind and enjoy a summer Sunday afternoon of fabulous jazz.  | Holkham Hall  

Jazz in the Courtyard
Sunday 27 August 2017
The Lady Elizabeth Courtyard is the perfect setting to relax, unwind and enjoy a summer Sunday afternoon of fabulous jazz.

 

The Aylsham Show 2017 | Come and enjoy one of the best Local Agricultural Shows, and you can be sure of a fun day in North Norfolk, for the whole family to enjoy, within the beautiful National Trust parkland, lake and surroundings at Blickling Hall. | Blickling Estate, Aylsham, Norfolk  

The Aylsham Show 2017
Monday 28 August 2017
Come and enjoy one of the best Local Agricultural Shows, and you can be sure of a fun day in North Norfolk, for the whole family to enjoy, within the beautiful National Trust parkland, lake and surroundings at Blickling Hall.

 

1 Week Zero to Hero Kitesurf Course | A five day kitesurf course to get you from beginner to intermediate. | Hunstanton, Norfolk. Pick ups can be arranged from Burnham Deepdale.  

1 Week Zero to Hero Kitesurf Course
Monday 28 August 2017 to Friday 1 September 2017
A five day kitesurf course to get you from beginner to intermediate.

 

Pond Dipping | Pop along to Holkham Park for some hands on, fun family activities exploring the wildlife you can find there.  | Holkham Hall  

Pond Dipping
Tuesday 29 & Wednesday 30 August 2017
Pop along to Holkham Park for some hands on, fun family activities exploring the wildlife you can find there.

 

Bat Walks | Join a guided bat walk and find out the truth about British bats.  | Holkham Hall  

Bat Walks
Tuesday 29 to Thursday 31 August 2017
Join a guided bat walk and find out the truth about British bats.

 

Outdoor Theatre at Holkham | Join The Lord Chamberlainís Men in Holkham Walled Garden this summer for one of Shakespeareís early plays, a humorous, light comedy driven by slapstick and mistaken identity.  | Holkham Hall  

Outdoor Theatre at Holkham
Wednesday 30 August 2017
Join The Lord Chamberlainís Men in Holkham Walled Garden this summer for one of Shakespeareís early plays, a humorous, light comedy driven by slapstick and mistaken identity.

 

Sea Kayaking | Brancaster, Cley and Blakeney are renowned areas of natural beauty as well as being havens for many thousands of native and migratory birds. | Brancaster - North Norfolk Coast  

Sea Kayaking
Wednesday 30 August 2017
Brancaster, Cley and Blakeney are renowned areas of natural beauty as well as being havens for many thousands of native and migratory birds.

 

Sea Kayaking | Brancaster, Cley and Blakeney are renowned areas of natural beauty as well as being havens for many thousands of native and migratory birds. | Brancaster - North Norfolk Coast  

Sea Kayaking
Thursday 31 August 2017
Brancaster, Cley and Blakeney are renowned areas of natural beauty as well as being havens for many thousands of native and migratory birds.

 

Pop Up Shops | North Norfolk Coast shopping thatís not on the high street from local producers & artisans. Dalegate Market will host Firefly designs, SDK Photography & Cushion Cottage in the beach huts this week. | Dalegate Market, Burnham Deepdale, North Norfolk Coast, PE31 8FB  

Pop Up Shops
Thursday 31 August 2017 to Tuesday 5 September 2017
North Norfolk Coast shopping thatís not on the high street from local producers & artisans. Dalegate Market will host Firefly designs, SDK Photography & Cushion Cottage in the beach huts this week.