North Norfolk Events & Whats On | October 2020


As the North Norfolk Coast begins to move out of Covid-19 lockdown, and tourism businesses re-open, more planned events are taking place.  These are just listings, so please follow links and check with organisers of events before assuming events are running.


Here are loads of excuses for visiting the beautiful North Norfolk Coast throughout the year.  We list both our own events and what's on around the North Norfolk Coast and inland.  The listings here include festivals, courses, concerts, guided walks, quizzes, activity breaks and festive celebrations - All great reasons for staying at Deepdale Backpackers & Camping.

 

 

Anish Kapoor Exhibition | Seminal works by the celebrated British sculptor Anish Kapoor will go on show across the grounds and historic interiors of Houghton Hall in Norfolk for this exhibition. | Houghton Hall, Houghton, Norfolk, PE31 6UE  

Anish Kapoor Exhibition

Sunday 12 July to Sunday 1 November 2020
Seminal works by the celebrated British sculptor Anish Kapoor will go on show across the grounds and historic interiors of Houghton Hall in Norfolk for this exhibition.

 

The Big Draw Festival - The Big Green Draw | The Big Draw Festival is a worldwide celebration of drawing! Here at The Big Draw we promote the universal language of drawing as a tool for learning, expression and invention. | Worldwide  

The Big Draw Festival - The Big Green Draw

Thursday 1 to Saturday 31 October 2020
The Big Draw Festival is a worldwide celebration of drawing! Here at The Big Draw we promote the universal language of drawing as a tool for learning, expression and invention.

 

Brancaster Mussels in Season | Enjoy our local speciality ... fresh mussels from Brancaster Staithe Harbour | Along the north Norfolk coast, but best enjoyed locally in Deepdale Cafe, The Jolly Sailors or The White Horse.  

Brancaster Mussels in Season

Thursday 1 October 2020 to Sunday 28 February 2021
Enjoy our local speciality ... fresh mussels from Brancaster Staithe Harbour

 

Flights of Geese | Many thousands of geese visit the north Norfolk coast during the Winter months. | Look Up!  All along the north Norfolk coast  

Flights of Geese

Thursday 15 October 2020 to Sunday 14 February 2021
Many thousands of geese visit the north Norfolk coast during the Winter months.

 

Deer and Wildlife Safari | Climb on board our tractor-trailer and explore our deer park! | Holkham Estate, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, NR23 1RH  

Deer and Wildlife Safari

Saturday 17 to Tuesday 27 October 2020
Climb on board our tractor-trailer and explore our deer park!

 

Pick Your Own Pumpkins | Pleased to say that the pumpkin crop is looking great at Algy’s farmshop this year. It’s the biggest ever. | Algy’s Farm Shop, Billingford Rd, Bintree, Norfolk, NR20 5PW  

Pick Your Own Pumpkins

Saturday 17 October to Sunday 1 November 2020
Pleased to say that the pumpkin crop is looking great at Algy’s farmshop this year. It’s the biggest ever.

 

The Pumpkin House | Come and choose your pumpkin from the Pumpkin House shelves. Decorated with over 1,000 pumpkins you are sure to find your perfect Jack O Lantern. | Brookhill Farm, Fakenham Road, Thursford , Norfolk, NR21 0BD  

The Pumpkin House

Wednesday 21 to Saturday 31 October 2020
Come and choose your pumpkin from the Pumpkin House shelves. Decorated with over 1,000 pumpkins you are sure to find your perfect Jack O Lantern.

 

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 22 to Tuesday 27 October 2020
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.

 

Halloween Eerie Explorers | NEW for 2020, this Halloween-themed extravaganza is ideal for families and children of all ages. Discover the grim and gruesome side of nature, from creepy crawlies and sinister sounds you hear outdoors. | Pensthorpe Natural Park, Pensthorpe, Fakenham, Norfolk, NR21 0LN  

Halloween Eerie Explorers

Thursday 22 October to Sunday 1 November 2020
NEW for 2020, this Halloween-themed extravaganza is ideal for families and children of all ages. Discover the grim and gruesome side of nature, from creepy crawlies and sinister sounds you hear outdoors.

 

Halloween Spooktacular | The ultimate spooky experience with our BRAND NEW show for 2020 | The Hippodrome, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2EU  

Halloween Spooktacular

Thursday 22 October to Sunday 1 November 2020
The ultimate spooky experience with our BRAND NEW show for 2020

 

Kids Fused Glass Workshops | Get playful and creative with glass, using our glass paints & Frit (Crushed Glass). Workshops are available anytime, for those under 11. | Driftwood Glass Studio, Dalegate Market, Burnham Deepdale, North Norfolk Coast  

Kids Fused Glass Workshops

Thursday 22 October to Sunday 1 November 2020
Get playful and creative with glass, using our glass paints & Frit (Crushed Glass). Workshops are available anytime, for those under 11.

 

Deepdale Pizza Night | Very tasty wood fired pizzas from The Wood Fired Food Co, served up at Deepdale Backpackers & Camping during the evening. Take back to your motorhome 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 23 October 2020
Very tasty wood fired pizzas from The Wood Fired Food Co, served up at Deepdale Backpackers & Camping during the evening. Take back to your motorhome or get a takeaway to take back home with you elsewhere in the village.

 

Fungi Foray | Join our guide to find out more about these unique organisms and to learn how to identify them in the field. | Holkham Estate, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, NR23 1RH  

Fungi Foray

Friday 23 October 2020
Join our guide to find out more about these unique organisms and to learn how to identify them in the field.

 

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 24 October 2020
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.

 

Holkham Parkrun | Join fellow runners for a one lap course running anti-clockwise through sweeping park and farm land, past shaded woods and historic buildings and monuments such as the the Obelisk, the thatched Ice House and the stunning Holkham Hall. | Holkham Hall, Wells-next-the-Sea, North Norfolk Coast, NR23 1AB  

Holkham Parkrun

Saturday 24 October 2020
Join fellow runners for a one lap course running anti-clockwise through sweeping park and farm land, past shaded woods and historic buildings and monuments such as the the Obelisk, the thatched Ice House and the stunning Holkham Hall.

 

Hunstanton Promenade Parkrun | Free weekly event which starts at Hunstanton Sailing Club each Saturday morning at 9am. We welcome runners of all abilities and children under 11 years accompanied by a parent/adult. | Hunstanton Sailing Club and Watersports Centre, Hunstanton, Norfolk, PE36 6GB  

Hunstanton Promenade Parkrun

Saturday 24 October 2020
Free weekly event which starts at Hunstanton Sailing Club each Saturday morning at 9am. We welcome runners of all abilities and children under 11 years accompanied by a parent/adult.

 

Alby Pumpkin Patch | New pumpkin patch opening this October! Thousands of pumpkins and squashes to choose from in addition to pumpkin themed games & photo booths. | Alby Crafts & Gardens, Cromer Road, Alby, NR11 7QE  

Alby Pumpkin Patch

Saturday 24 to Saturday 31 October 2020
New pumpkin patch opening this October! Thousands of pumpkins and squashes to choose from in addition to pumpkin themed games & photo booths.

 

Dippy’s Halloween Days | Popular Halloween events including spooky stories, Dippy shows, disco dancing, snakes, crafts and more. | Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure, Lenwade, Norwich NR9 5JW  

Dippy’s Halloween Days

Saturday 24 October to Sunday 1 November 2020
Popular Halloween events including spooky stories, Dippy shows, disco dancing, snakes, crafts and more.

 

Landscapes exhibition by Trevor Woods | It’s safe to say that we can all appreciate a big open landscape, especially in what has been a very strange year! | Gallery Plus, Warham Road, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, NR23 1QA  

Landscapes exhibition by Trevor Woods

Saturday 24 October to Saturday 7 November 2020
It’s safe to say that we can all appreciate a big open landscape, especially in what has been a very strange year!

 

Miraculous Minibeasts | Family event | NWT Foxley Wood
Themelthorpe Road
Foxley
Dereham
NR20 4QR
 

Miraculous Minibeasts

Monday 26 October 2020
Family event

 

Nature Detectives | Family event | NWT Foxley Wood
Themelthorpe Road
Foxley
Dereham
NR20 4QR
 

Nature Detectives

Monday 26 October 2020
Family event

 

Docking Local Produce Market | Come experience the taste of East Anglia and Norfolk with Docking's Local Produce Market held every Wednesday 9am - 1pm where you can find real food, passionately produced locally all year round. | Dr W.E Ripper Memorial Hall, High Street, Docking, Norfolk, PE31 8NG  

Docking Local Produce Market

Wednesday 28 October 2020
Come experience the taste of East Anglia and Norfolk with Docking's Local Produce Market held every Wednesday 9am - 1pm where you can find real food, passionately produced locally all year round.

 

Fascinating Fossils | Family event | West Runton Beach
Water Lane
West Runton
Cromer
NR27 9QP
 

Fascinating Fossils

Wednesday 28 October 2020
Family event

 

Fused Glass Workshops | A Great experience for anyone, regardless of creativity,  Once we've guided you through the practice techniques, you can come away with your own unique piece of Glass | Driftwood Glass Studio, Dalegate Market, Burnham Deepdale, North Norfolk Coast  

Fused Glass Workshops

Wednesday 28 October 2020
A Great experience for anyone, regardless of creativity, Once we've guided you through the practice techniques, you can come away with your own unique piece of Glass

 

Rockpool Rummaging | Family event | West Runton Beach
Water Lane
West Runton
Cromer
NR27 9QP
 

Rockpool Rummaging

Wednesday 28 October 2020
Family event

 

A Grimm Halloween | Once upon a time there lived two brothers, who collected sinister stories and terrifying fairy tales that only the bravest of children dare read; they were The Brothers Grimm. Spend a Grimm inspired Halloween at Holkham, where deep in ... | Holkham Hall, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, NR23 1AB  

A Grimm Halloween

Wednesday 28 to Saturday 31 October 2020
Once upon a time there lived two brothers, who collected sinister stories and terrifying fairy tales that only the bravest of children dare read; they were The Brothers Grimm. Spend a Grimm inspired Halloween at Holkham, where deep in ...

 

Fascinating Fossils | Family event | West Runton Beach
Water Lane
West Runton
Cromer
NR27 9QP
 

Fascinating Fossils

Thursday 29 October 2020
Family event

 

Rockpool Rummaging | Family event | West Runton Beach
Water Lane
West Runton
Cromer
NR27 9QP
 

Rockpool Rummaging

Thursday 29 October 2020
Family event

 

Halloween Nightmares in Norfolk | Welcome to Nightmares in Norfolk. An independently run event by a team of passionate horror lovers who want to make the most realistic and intense horror attraction in Norfolk. | 75 Station Road North, Walpole Cross Keys, King’s Lynn, Norfolk, PE34 4HB  

Halloween Nightmares in Norfolk

Thursday 29 to Saturday 31 October 2020
Welcome to Nightmares in Norfolk. An independently run event by a team of passionate horror lovers who want to make the most realistic and intense horror attraction in Norfolk.

 

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 29 October to Tuesday 3 November 2020
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.

 

Autumn Migration Bird Walk | Take a guided walk with us to see and learn about all our autumnal guests to the reserve | Holkham Estate, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, NR23 1RH  

Autumn Migration Bird Walk

Friday 30 October 2020
Take a guided walk with us to see and learn about all our autumnal guests to the reserve

 

Deepdale Pizza Night | Very tasty wood fired pizzas from The Wood Fired Food Co, served up at Deepdale Backpackers & Camping during the evening. Take back to your motorhome 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 30 October 2020
Very tasty wood fired pizzas from The Wood Fired Food Co, served up at Deepdale Backpackers & Camping during the evening. Take back to your motorhome or get a takeaway to take back home with you elsewhere in the village.

 

Spooky Halloween Evenings | Its going to be a spooky time at Bressingham. The Fen Railway train will be running through the edge of the haunted woods, hoping it doesn’t need to stop at the old abandoned crossing or the wilderness swamp. | Bressingham Steam & Gardens, Bressingham, Norfolk, IP22 2AA  

Spooky Halloween Evenings

Friday 30 & Saturday 31 October 2020
Its going to be a spooky time at Bressingham. The Fen Railway train will be running through the edge of the haunted woods, hoping it doesn’t need to stop at the old abandoned crossing or the wilderness swamp.

 

Holkham Parkrun | Join fellow runners for a one lap course running anti-clockwise through sweeping park and farm land, past shaded woods and historic buildings and monuments such as the the Obelisk, the thatched Ice House and the stunning Holkham Hall. | Holkham Hall, Wells-next-the-Sea, North Norfolk Coast, NR23 1AB  

Holkham Parkrun

Saturday 31 October 2020
Join fellow runners for a one lap course running anti-clockwise through sweeping park and farm land, past shaded woods and historic buildings and monuments such as the the Obelisk, the thatched Ice House and the stunning Holkham Hall.

 

Hunstanton Promenade Parkrun | Free weekly event which starts at Hunstanton Sailing Club each Saturday morning at 9am. We welcome runners of all abilities and children under 11 years accompanied by a parent/adult. | Hunstanton Sailing Club and Watersports Centre, Hunstanton, Norfolk, PE36 6GB  

Hunstanton Promenade Parkrun

Saturday 31 October 2020
Free weekly event which starts at Hunstanton Sailing Club each Saturday morning at 9am. We welcome runners of all abilities and children under 11 years accompanied by a parent/adult.