Events | August 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.

 

 

GoGoHares | Over 50 giant hares, decorated by hugely talented artists, will adorn the streets and walkways of Norwich, with a further 18 across Norfolk.  All in the aim of raising funds for Break. | In various locations around Norwich and Norfolk.  See trail maps.  

GoGoHares

Sunday 24 June to Saturday 8 September 2018
Over 50 giant hares, decorated by hugely talented artists, will adorn the streets and walkways of Norwich, with a further 18 across Norfolk. All in the aim of raising funds for Break.

 

Gallery Plus Summer Exhibition | Features original paintings, original prints, ceramics, glassware, sculpture, and jewellery. | Gallery Plus, Warham Road, Wells-next-the-Sea, NR23 1QA  

Gallery Plus Summer Exhibition

Thursday 12 July to Friday 31 August 2018
Features original paintings, original prints, ceramics, glassware, sculpture, and jewellery.

 

LEGO Ocean Explorers | DIVE INTO THE DEEP WITH LEGO OCEAN EXPLORERS | Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary  

LEGO Ocean Explorers

Wednesday 25 July to Wednesday 5 September 2018
DIVE INTO THE DEEP WITH LEGO OCEAN EXPLORERS

 

Summer Days | Create memories as a family this summer... | Pensthorpe Natural Park  

Summer Days

Wednesday 25 July to Wednesday 5 September 2018
Create memories as a family this summer...

 

Ordinary Worlds | Ordinary Worlds is an exhibition of six women artists who share a common interest in representing landscape and interpreting the topographic in their work – each artist shows how we might compose landscape to suit our outlook rather than merely refle | Our exhibition will be held at Creake Abbey. Follow the signs off the A148 Fakenham to King’s Lynn Road north along the B1355 towards Burnham Market, when you reach the village of North Creake look out for the pale blue signs for Creake Abbey. The venue i  

Ordinary Worlds

Friday 10 to Thursday 23 August 2018
Ordinary Worlds is an exhibition of six women artists who share a common interest in representing landscape and interpreting the topographic in their work – each artist shows how we might compose landscape to suit our outlook rather than merely refle

 

Summer Exhibition | Vibrant annual summer show of work by new and established artists | Bircham Gallery, 14 Market Place, Holt, Norfolk NR25 6BW  

Summer Exhibition

Saturday 11 August to Wednesday 5 September 2018
Vibrant annual summer show of work by new and established artists

 

North Norfolk Music Festival | North Norfolk Music Festival | St Mary’s  Church, South Creake. One concert (18 August) is at St Margaret’s Church, Burnham Norton.  

North Norfolk Music Festival

Monday 13 to Friday 24 August 2018
North Norfolk Music Festival

 

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 16 to Tuesday 21 August 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.

 

Party on The Pastures | Come and join us at this Summers Party on The Pastures, you’ll be sure to find something for everyone. | North Norfolk Coast, The Pastures, Blakeney, on the A149 Coast Road  

Party on The Pastures

Sunday 19 August 2018
Come and join us at this Summers Party on The Pastures, you’ll be sure to find something for everyone.

 

Summer Sounds | The courtyard is the perfect setting to relax, unwind and enjoy a summer Sunday afternoon of fabulous live music. Free of charge, just come along. | Holkham Hall, Wells next the Sea, Norfolk, North Norfolk  

Summer Sounds

Sunday 19 August 2018
The courtyard is the perfect setting to relax, unwind and enjoy a summer Sunday afternoon of fabulous live music. Free of charge, just come along.

 

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 20 to Thursday 23 August 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.

 

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 20 to Saturday 25 August 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 21 August 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 21 August 2018
Hands-on fun finding what lurks in the water of Holkham lake.

 

Deepdale Pizza Night | Very very tasty wood fired pizzas from The Wood Fired Food Co, served up at Deepdale during the evening.  Eat in the backpackers courtyard, take back to your tent or get a takeaway to take back home with you elsewhere in the village. | Deepdale Backpackers & Camping, Deepdale Farm, Burnham Deepdale, North Norfolk Coast, PE31 8DD  

Deepdale Pizza Night

Wednesday 22 August 2018
Very very tasty wood fired pizzas from The Wood Fired Food Co, served up at Deepdale during the evening. Eat in the backpackers courtyard, take back to your tent or get a takeaway to take back home with you elsewhere in the village.

 

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 22 August 2018
Hands-on fun finding what lurks in the water of Holkham lake.

 

Sea Dipping | Today we will be plunging for prawns and dunking for dabs, as we go sea dipping at NWT Holme Dunes. | NWT Holme Dunes, Broadwater Lane, Holme, North Norfolk Coast, PE36 6LQ  

Sea Dipping

Wednesday 22 August 2018
Today we will be plunging for prawns and dunking for dabs, as we go sea dipping at NWT Holme Dunes.

 

Searching for Sharks | Meet us at NWT Holme Dunes as we search for sharks' egg cases, more commonly known as mermaid purses.  | NWT Holme Dunes, Broadwater Lane, Holme, North Norfolk Coast, PE36 6LQ  

Searching for Sharks

Wednesday 22 August 2018
Meet us at NWT Holme Dunes as we search for sharks' egg cases, more commonly known as mermaid purses.

 

The Midnight Gang | What better setting to enjoy a summer evening’s theatre than our beautiful walled gardens.  | Holkham Hall, Wells next the Sea, Norfolk, North Norfolk  

The Midnight Gang

Thursday 23 August 2018
What better setting to enjoy a summer evening’s theatre than our beautiful walled gardens.

 

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 23 to Tuesday 28 August 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.

 

Deepdale Pizza Night | Very very tasty wood fired pizzas from The Wood Fired Food Co, served up at Deepdale Backpackers & Camping during the evening.  Eat in the backpackers courtyard, take back to your tent or get a takeaway to take back home with you elsewhere in the village. | Deepdale Backpackers & Camping, Deepdale Farm, Burnham Deepdale, North Norfolk Coast, PE31 8DD  

Deepdale Pizza Night

Friday 24 August 2018
Very very tasty wood fired pizzas from The Wood Fired Food Co, served up at Deepdale Backpackers & Camping during the evening. Eat in the backpackers courtyard, take back to your tent or get a takeaway to take back home with you elsewhere in the village.

 

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

Friday 24 August 2018
You won’t believe the creatures that used to call Norfolk home!

 

Fish ‘N’ Chip Friday | Friday’s wouldn’t be the same without Fish & Chips. Each Friday throughout the summer holidays we will be doing an evening sevice from 5.30pm until 9pm serving up our famous Fish & Chips ... | Deepdale Cafe, Dalegate Market, Burnham Deepdale, North Norfolk Coast, PE31 8FB  

Fish ‘N’ Chip Friday

Friday 24 August 2018
Friday’s wouldn’t be the same without Fish & Chips. Each Friday throughout the summer holidays we will be doing an evening sevice from 5.30pm until 9pm serving up our famous Fish & Chips ...

 

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

Friday 24 August 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.

 

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 25 August 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.

 

Finding your Feet (12A) | What do you do when the rug is suddenly pulled from beneath your feet? | Amy Robsart Hall, Syderstone PE31 8SD  

Finding your Feet (12A)

Saturday 25 August 2018
What do you do when the rug is suddenly pulled from beneath your feet?

 

Street Food Saturday | The all new craze of Street Food is hitting us.  It’s only right that we keep up with the latest trends and make sure we have these things on offer for you all. | Deepdale Cafe, Dalegate Market, Burnham Deepdale, North Norfolk Coast, PE31 8FB  

Street Food Saturday

Saturday 25 August 2018
The all new craze of Street Food is hitting us. It’s only right that we keep up with the latest trends and make sure we have these things on offer for you all.

 

Brancaster Beachcombing Walk | Always a popular event, we shall be heading out to the beach today to learn about the amazing array of items that the tide can through up. | Meet at One Stop Nature Shop, Burnham Deepdale  

Brancaster Beachcombing Walk

Sunday 26 August 2018
Always a popular event, we shall be heading out to the beach today to learn about the amazing array of items that the tide can through up.

 

Happisburgh Time and Tide Bell | Come and strike our magnificent Bell and help us raise valuable funds. | Happisburgh School The Street, Happisburgh  

Happisburgh Time and Tide Bell

Sunday 26 August 2018
Come and strike our magnificent Bell and help us raise valuable funds.

 

Summer Sounds | The courtyard is the perfect setting to relax, unwind and enjoy a summer Sunday afternoon of fabulous live music. Free of charge, just come along. | Holkham Hall, Wells next the Sea, Norfolk, North Norfolk  

Summer Sounds

Sunday 26 August 2018
The courtyard is the perfect setting to relax, unwind and enjoy a summer Sunday afternoon of fabulous live music. Free of charge, just come along.

 

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 27 to Thursday 30 August 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.

 

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 27 August to Saturday 1 September 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.

 

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 29 August 2018
Hidden Passages and Servants’ Stairs - Behind the Scenes Tours of Holkham Hall

 

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

 

Sea Dipping | Today we will be plunging for prawns and dunking for dabs, as we go sea dipping at NWT Holme Dunes. | NWT Holme Dunes, Broadwater Lane, Holme, North Norfolk Coast, PE36 6LQ  

Sea Dipping

Wednesday 29 August 2018
Today we will be plunging for prawns and dunking for dabs, as we go sea dipping at NWT Holme Dunes.

 

Searching for Sharks | Meet us at NWT Holme Dunes as we search for sharks' egg cases, more commonly known as mermaid purses.  | NWT Holme Dunes, Broadwater Lane, Holme, North Norfolk Coast, PE36 6LQ  

Searching for Sharks

Wednesday 29 August 2018
Meet us at NWT Holme Dunes as we search for sharks' egg cases, more commonly known as mermaid purses.

 

The Tempest | What better setting to enjoy a summer evening’s theatre than our beautiful walled gardens.  | Holkham Hall, Wells next the Sea, Norfolk, North Norfolk  

The Tempest

Wednesday 29 August 2018
What better setting to enjoy a summer evening’s theatre than our beautiful walled gardens.

 

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 30 August 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 30 August 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 30 August to Tuesday 4 September 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.

 

Deepdale Pizza Night | Very very tasty wood fired pizzas from The Wood Fired Food Co, served up at Deepdale Backpackers & Camping during the evening.  Eat in the backpackers courtyard, take back to your tent or get a takeaway to take back home with you elsewhere in the village. | Deepdale Backpackers & Camping, Deepdale Farm, Burnham Deepdale, North Norfolk Coast, PE31 8DD  

Deepdale Pizza Night

Friday 31 August 2018
Very very tasty wood fired pizzas from The Wood Fired Food Co, served up at Deepdale Backpackers & Camping during the evening. Eat in the backpackers courtyard, take back to your tent or get a takeaway to take back home with you elsewhere in the village.