Events | May 2018


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.

 

 

Rebel Queen Story4Adults | When a farmer near Snettisham cast aside what he thought was an old brass bedstead, little did he know it was the beginning of one of the greatest iron age treasure discoveries in Europe. | Hunstanton, N Walsham, Fakenham, Dersingham, Gaywood, Wells, Cromer libraries. Westacre Theatre, Ancient House Museum, Downham Mkt Town Hall  

Rebel Queen Story4Adults

Wednesday 18 April 2018 to Monday 28 May 2018
When a farmer near Snettisham cast aside what he thought was an old brass bedstead, little did he know it was the beginning of one of the greatest iron age treasure discoveries in Europe.

 

Arts Sessions for Older People | We’re running participatory music and dance sessions specifically tailored for the older generation, giving participants the chance to have fun, get creative, try new things, improve wellbeing, and work with professional artists. | The Sackhouse at Wells Maltings, Jicklings Yard, Wells-Next-The-Sea, NR23 1AU  

Arts Sessions for Older People

Tuesday 24 April 2018 to Tuesday 26 June 2018
We’re running participatory music and dance sessions specifically tailored for the older generation, giving participants the chance to have fun, get creative, try new things, improve wellbeing, and work with professional artists.

 

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

Pop Up Shops

Thursday 17 to Tuesday 22 May 2018
North Norfolk Coast shopping that’s not on the high street from local producers & artisans. Dalegate Market will host four artisans & producers in the beach huts each week.

 

Spring Mixed Exhibition | Paintings, prints, ceramics, sculpture, glass and jewellery by new and established artists. | 14 Market Place, Holt, Norfolk NR25 6BW  

Spring Mixed Exhibition

Saturday 19 May 2018 to Wednesday 13 June 2018
Paintings, prints, ceramics, sculpture, glass and jewellery by new and established artists.

 

Deer Safari | A trailer tour of the park with an opportunity to see the Fallow deer up close. | Holkham Hall, Wells next the Sea, Norfolk, North Norfolk  

Deer Safari

Sunday 20 May 2018
A trailer tour of the park with an opportunity to see the Fallow deer up close.

 

Jess Morgan - Sunday Session | Remember Jess’ awesome headlining set at our Festival back in September.  This time you can enjoy a sunday session, in the backpackers courtyard, with fire pits and bar, while Jess plays her acoustic music. | Deepdale Backpackers & Camping, Deepdale Farm, Burnham Deepdale, North Norfolk Coast, PE31 8DD  

Jess Morgan - Sunday Session

Sunday 20 May 2018
Remember Jess’ awesome headlining set at our Festival back in September. This time you can enjoy a sunday session, in the backpackers courtyard, with fire pits and bar, while Jess plays her acoustic music.

 

MarGins Walking Holiday - Curlew | Walk, glamp and immerse yourself in the North Norfolk Coast, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and experience all that this fantastic coastline has to offer whilst MarGins Walking & Glamping Holidays do the work. | Walk the North Norfolk Coast Path commencing in Hunstanton and finishing in Cromer.  

MarGins Walking Holiday - Curlew

Monday 21 to Thursday 24 May 2018
Walk, glamp and immerse yourself in the North Norfolk Coast, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and experience all that this fantastic coastline has to offer whilst MarGins Walking & Glamping Holidays do the work.

 

Walking and Bird Watching | The Norfolk Coast Path wends its way under huge skies along the Norfolk Coast – an area of outstanding natural beauty and a bird watcher’s paradise. This gentle holiday with Madeline, our natural history guide, will cover parts of the coastal path .. | Red Lion, Stiffkey  

Walking and Bird Watching

Monday 21 to Friday 25 May 2018
The Norfolk Coast Path wends its way under huge skies along the Norfolk Coast – an area of outstanding natural beauty and a bird watcher’s paradise. This gentle holiday with Madeline, our natural history guide, will cover parts of the coastal path ..

 

Avocet Walking Holiday  | Walk the full 84 miles of the Norfolk Coast Path National Trail while we set up your glamping tents and transfer your luggage along the way. | Starting in Hunstanton and finishing in Hopton-on-Sea  

Avocet Walking Holiday

Monday 21 to Saturday 26 May 2018
Walk the full 84 miles of the Norfolk Coast Path National Trail while we set up your glamping tents and transfer your luggage along the way.

 

Field Sketching Masterclass | Join wildlife artist Tom Whiley for a bird sketching master class. Tom will guide you through the process of observing wildlife and committing images to paper. Various techniques will be demonstrated with a particular emphasis on field observation. | Titchwell Marsh  

Field Sketching Masterclass

Tuesday 22 May 2018
Join wildlife artist Tom Whiley for a bird sketching master class. Tom will guide you through the process of observing wildlife and committing images to paper. Various techniques will be demonstrated with a particular emphasis on field observation.

 

Parkland Heritage | Tractor Trailer Tour - Parkland Heritage. See the landscaped parkland and architectural landmarks. | Holkham Hall, Wells next the Sea, Norfolk, North Norfolk  

Parkland Heritage

Wednesday 23 May 2018
Tractor Trailer Tour - Parkland Heritage. See the landscaped parkland and architectural landmarks.

 

Wayfaring | Norfolk & Norwich Festival | Wayfaring is a journey of exploration, inspired by the present landscape and ancient routes of the Icknield Way. Along these routes, artists And Now: will create a series of artworks in Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty ... | Wells Beach, Wells-next-the-Sea, North Norfolk Coast  

Wayfaring | Norfolk & Norwich Festival

Wednesday 23 to Sunday 27 May 2018
Wayfaring is a journey of exploration, inspired by the present landscape and ancient routes of the Icknield Way. Along these routes, artists And Now: will create a series of artworks in Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty ...

 

BBC Antiques Roadshow at Cromer Pier | BBC One’s Antiques Roadshow will be celebrating the great British seaside as it heads to Cromer Pier for the first ever time this spring. | Cromer Pier, The Promenade, Cromer, North Norfolk Coast  

BBC Antiques Roadshow at Cromer Pier

Thursday 24 May 2018
BBC One’s Antiques Roadshow will be celebrating the great British seaside as it heads to Cromer Pier for the first ever time this spring.

 

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

Pop Up Shops

Thursday 24 to Tuesday 29 May 2018
North Norfolk Coast shopping that’s not on the high street from local producers & artisans. Dalegate Market will host four artisans & producers in the beach huts each week.

 

Pizza Night | We are looking forward to welcoming back The Wood Fired Food Co to Deepdale Backpackers & Camping on Friday evenings. | Deepdale Backpackers & Camping, Deepdale Farm, Burnham Deepdale, North Norfolk Coast, PE31 8DD  

Pizza Night

Friday 25 May 2018
We are looking forward to welcoming back The Wood Fired Food Co to Deepdale Backpackers & Camping on Friday evenings.

 

Learn to Nordic Walk Weekend | Learn to Nordic walk over a weekend on the beautiful North Norfolk Coast. Nordic walking uses 90% of the body’s muscles if done correctly, burns 20-40% more calories and is suitable for everyone. | Burnham Deepdale Campsite, North Norfolk Coastal Path, Deepdale Marsh, Deepdale ’Downs’ Circular Route  

Learn to Nordic Walk Weekend

Friday 25 to Sunday 27 May 2018
Learn to Nordic walk over a weekend on the beautiful North Norfolk Coast. Nordic walking uses 90% of the body’s muscles if done correctly, burns 20-40% more calories and is suitable for everyone.

 

Curry Night | Join us for delicious street food curry from Currylicioius at Deepdale Backpackers & Camping on Saturday evenings. | Deepdale Backpackers & Camping, Deepdale Farm, Burnham Deepdale, North Norfolk Coast, PE31 8DD  

Curry Night

Saturday 26 May 2018
Join us for delicious street food curry from Currylicioius at Deepdale Backpackers & Camping on Saturday evenings.

 

Deer Safari | A trailer tour of the park with an opportunity to see the Fallow deer up close. | Holkham Hall, Wells next the Sea, Norfolk, North Norfolk  

Deer Safari

Saturday 26 May 2018
A trailer tour of the park with an opportunity to see the Fallow deer up close.

 

Fakenham Farmers’ 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 Farmers’ Market

Saturday 26 May 2018
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.

 

Fairy Fair | The Fairy Fair is a truly magical day out for all the family, bringing the magic of nature alive. | Stradsett Estate, Norfolk, PE33 9HA  

Fairy Fair

Saturday 26 & Sunday 27 May 2018
The Fairy Fair is a truly magical day out for all the family, bringing the magic of nature alive.

 

A Sprinkle of Spring  | Explore the great outdoors and enjoy the fresh feel of Spring. | Pensthorpe Natural Park  

A Sprinkle of Spring

Saturday 26 May 2018 to Sunday 3 June 2018
Explore the great outdoors and enjoy the fresh feel of Spring.

 

Exploring North Norfolk | Trevor’s exhibition this year returns to more familiar local scenes  | Gallery Plus, Warham Road, Wells-next-the-Sea, NR23 1QA  

Exploring North Norfolk

Saturday 26 May 2018 to Saturday 9 June 2018
Trevor’s exhibition this year returns to more familiar local scenes

 

Deer Safari | A trailer tour of the park with an opportunity to see the Fallow deer up close. | Holkham Hall, Wells next the Sea, Norfolk, North Norfolk  

Deer Safari

Sunday 27 May 2018
A trailer tour of the park with an opportunity to see the Fallow deer up close.

 

Live Music Session - Tinks & Ball | Tinks and Ball have been playing together for some 30 years in the Part Time Blues Band.  Paul is a renowned and distinctive player of the blues particularly around East Anglia. | Deepdale Cafe  

Live Music Session - Tinks & Ball

Sunday 27 May 2018
Tinks and Ball have been playing together for some 30 years in the Part Time Blues Band. Paul is a renowned and distinctive player of the blues particularly around East Anglia.

 

North Norfolk Country Fair | A good day out for all the family - well behaved dogs welcome | George Weston Community Field, Sheringham Road, Weybourne NR25 7EY (A149 coast road)  

North Norfolk Country Fair

Sunday 27 May 2018
A good day out for all the family - well behaved dogs welcome

 

Spring Tours | Spring Tours of the Private Gardens. A wonderful opportunity to view the private gardens surrounding the hall. | Holkham Hall, Wells next the Sea, Norfolk, North Norfolk  

Spring Tours

Sunday 27 May 2018
Spring Tours of the Private Gardens. A wonderful opportunity to view the private gardens surrounding the hall.

 

Walled Garden Workshop | Propagation - Learn how to grow your own propagated plants with a hands-on workshop. | Holkham Hall, Wells next the Sea, Norfolk, North Norfolk  

Walled Garden Workshop

Sunday 27 May 2018
Propagation - Learn how to grow your own propagated plants with a hands-on workshop.

 

Funtastic Half Term at Holkham | Families, head over to Holkham this May half term for a fun-tastic daily changing programme of crafts, challenges, bike rides, bouncy castles, zorbing, circus skills and outdoor activities! | Holkham Park, Walled Garden, North Norfolk Coast.  

Funtastic Half Term at Holkham

Sunday 27 May 2018 to Friday 1 June 2018
Families, head over to Holkham this May half term for a fun-tastic daily changing programme of crafts, challenges, bike rides, bouncy castles, zorbing, circus skills and outdoor activities!

 

MarGins Walking Holiday - Curlew | Walk, glamp and immerse yourself in the North Norfolk Coast, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and experience all that this fantastic coastline has to offer whilst MarGins Walking & Glamping Holidays do the work. | Walk the North Norfolk Coast Path commencing in Hunstanton and finishing in Cromer.  

MarGins Walking Holiday - Curlew

Monday 28 to Thursday 31 May 2018
Walk, glamp and immerse yourself in the North Norfolk Coast, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and experience all that this fantastic coastline has to offer whilst MarGins Walking & Glamping Holidays do the work.

 

Brancaster Beach Guided Walk | Late spring brings much bird activity to the beach and dunes, as migrant waders, Wheatears and Whinchats will be fattening up before heading north to breed. | One Stop Nature Shop at Burnham Deepdale followed by walk at Brancaster Staithe  

Brancaster Beach Guided Walk

Tuesday 29 May 2018
Late spring brings much bird activity to the beach and dunes, as migrant waders, Wheatears and Whinchats will be fattening up before heading north to breed.

 

Fascinating Fossils | You won’t believe the creatures that used to call Norfolk home! | Meet at Seaview Beach Café, Water Lane, West Runton, North Norfolk Coast, NR27 9QP  

Fascinating Fossils

Tuesday 29 May 2018
You won’t believe the creatures that used to call Norfolk home!

 

Field Sketching Masterclass | Join wildlife artist Tom Whiley for a bird sketching master class. Tom will guide you through the process of observing wildlife and committing images to paper. Various techniques will be demonstrated with a particular emphasis on field observation. | Titchwell Marsh  

Field Sketching Masterclass

Tuesday 29 May 2018
Join wildlife artist Tom Whiley for a bird sketching master class. Tom will guide you through the process of observing wildlife and committing images to paper. Various techniques will be demonstrated with a particular emphasis on field observation.

 

Pond Dipping | Hands-on fun finding what lurks in the water of Holkham lake. | Holkham Hall, Wells next the Sea, Norfolk, North Norfolk  

Pond Dipping

Tuesday 29 May 2018
Hands-on fun finding what lurks in the water of Holkham lake.

 

Rock Pool Rummaging | Once again we are rummaging in rockpools in search of life. Come along with sturdy shoes and keen eyes and help us carefully investigate the secrets of the seashore. | Meet at Seaview Beach Café, Water Lane, West Runton, North Norfolk Coast, NR27 9QP  

Rock Pool Rummaging

Tuesday 29 May 2018
Once again we are rummaging in rockpools in search of life. Come along with sturdy shoes and keen eyes and help us carefully investigate the secrets of the seashore.

 

Behind the Scenes Tour | Hidden Passages and Servants’ Stairs - Behind the Scenes Tours of Holkham Hall | Holkham Hall, Wells next the Sea, Norfolk, North Norfolk  

Behind the Scenes Tour

Wednesday 30 May 2018
Hidden Passages and Servants’ Stairs - Behind the Scenes Tours of Holkham Hall

 

Miraculous Minibeasts | Join us at NWT Foxley, while we forage among the foliage and search between the sedge for any minibeast which may be waiting. | NWT Foxley Wood, Foxley, Dereham, Norfolk, NR20 4QR  

Miraculous Minibeasts

Wednesday 30 May 2018
Join us at NWT Foxley, while we forage among the foliage and search between the sedge for any minibeast which may be waiting.

 

Pond Dipping | Hands-on fun finding what lurks in the water of Holkham lake. | Holkham Hall, Wells next the Sea, Norfolk, North Norfolk  

Pond Dipping

Wednesday 30 May 2018
Hands-on fun finding what lurks in the water of Holkham lake.

 

Tremendous Trees | Join us at NWT Foxley Wood and learn all about the tremendous trees which can be found in Norfolk's largest ancient woodland. | NWT Foxley Wood, Foxley, Dereham, Norfolk, NR20 4QR  

Tremendous Trees

Wednesday 30 May 2018
Join us at NWT Foxley Wood and learn all about the tremendous trees which can be found in Norfolk's largest ancient woodland.

 

Fascinating Fossils | You won’t believe the creatures that used to call Norfolk home! | Meet at Seaview Beach Café, Water Lane, West Runton, North Norfolk Coast, NR27 9QP  

Fascinating Fossils

Thursday 31 May 2018
You won’t believe the creatures that used to call Norfolk home!

 

National Nature Reserve Ramble | A chance to discover the rich variety of wildlife on the Holkham NNR throughout the year. | Holkham Hall, Wells next the Sea, Norfolk, North Norfolk  

National Nature Reserve Ramble

Thursday 31 May 2018
A chance to discover the rich variety of wildlife on the Holkham NNR throughout the year.

 

Rock Pool Rummaging | Once again we are rummaging in rockpools in search of life. Come along with sturdy shoes and keen eyes and help us carefully investigate the secrets of the seashore. | Meet at Seaview Beach Café, Water Lane, West Runton, North Norfolk Coast, NR27 9QP  

Rock Pool Rummaging

Thursday 31 May 2018
Once again we are rummaging in rockpools in search of life. Come along with sturdy shoes and keen eyes and help us carefully investigate the secrets of the seashore.

 

Teatime Teaser | Come along to the Courtyard Café for our monthly ‘Teatime Teaser’ to raise funds for our local day care centre Heritage House. | Holkham Hall, Wells next the Sea, Norfolk, North Norfolk  

Teatime Teaser

Thursday 31 May 2018
Come along to the Courtyard Café for our monthly ‘Teatime Teaser’ to raise funds for our local day care centre Heritage House.

 

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

Pop Up Shops

Thursday 31 May 2018 to Tuesday 5 June 2018
North Norfolk Coast shopping that’s not on the high street from local producers & artisans. Dalegate Market will host four artisans & producers in the beach huts each week.