An Insider Norfolk Guide to the Big Events & What's on in 2022

  • Mon
    31
    Oct
    2022
    Tue
    31
    Jan
    2023
    Snettisham Nature Reserve

    The dawn flight of up to 40,000 pink-footed geese that make their way from Iceland and Greenland to gather on the The Wash in one of the best nature spectacles in Europe.. The arrival of the Pink-footed Geese in Snettisham has come to herald the start of the Autumn and Winter season for many bird-watchers and nature lovers.

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  • Mon
    14
    Nov
    2022
    Mon
    02
    Jan
    2023
    5.30pm -7.30pmSheringham Station, Norfolk NR26 8RA

    The North Norfolk Railway will be transformed into The Norfolk Lights Express on selected evenings from November right through until January 2023. The railway version of the Northern Lights will see trains decorated with multi-coloured lights gliding through the winter darkness from Monday 14th November 2022.

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  • Sat
    26
    Nov
    2022
    Sun
    01
    Jan
    2023
    Holkham Hall, Norfolk

    Celebrate the magic of Christmas at Holkham from the end of November in 2022 with a Candlelight Tour of the Hall and Christmas Fair. See each stateroom beautifully adorned with sweet-scented pine trees, greenery, sparkling decorations, and twinkling lights. Each room will have its own theme and your guide will tell you all about the inspiration behind each magical setting.

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  • Sun
    01
    Jan
    2023
    12:45 pmFakenham Racecourse, Fakenham Norfolk

    What better way to blow away the cobwebs and start the New Year than a day at the races.  This is the nearest 'jump' track for over a hundred miles for many. Little wonder that people come from far and wide on the first day of the year to this corner of Norfolk.

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  • Mon
    23
    Jan
    2023
    Mon
    27
    Feb
    2023
    Walsingham Abbey

    For an evocative winter walk head to Walsingham Abbey in Norfolk which will open for the Snowdrop walks from Monday 23rd January 2023. This is where snowdrops cast a new light upon the crumbling stone of the old abbey. This is a perfect spot, tucked away with a beautiful stream which can run fast and high. Glorious hellebores and aconites as well as the carpets and carpets of snow drops.

     

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  • Sat
    11
    Feb
    2023
    Sun
    19
    Feb
    2023
    Afternoon and EveningsTuesday Market Place, Kings Lynn, PE30 1AX

    The Kings Lynn Mart returns on the 11th February  2023. Traditionally the opening to the travelling season, King's Lynn Mart has a special place in the hearts of the travelling show people.

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  • Sun
    02
    Apr
    2023
    Sheringham & Beeston Regis Norfolk

    Vikings once struck terror into the hearts of the inhabitants of our shores, but their return to north Norfolk will be very much welcomed. Plans have been drawn up to stage Sheringham's Scira Viking Festival - which culminates in the burning of a model long ship. Provisional dates will see this event return in early April 2023.

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  • Mon
    10
    Apr
    2023
    2:15 pmRacecourse, Fakenham NR21 7NY

    For many the odds on favourite way to finish off the Easter weekend. Expect to find a big crowd, a festival of picnics and a great atmosphere as everyone tries to beat the bookies! Some big races attract runners from all over the country.

    The Easter Monday first race starts at 2.15pm on Monday 1oth April 2023 but you will want to be there about an hour beforehand.

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  • Sat
    13
    May
    2023
    Sun
    14
    May
    2023
    from 10amCromer & Sheringham Norfolk

    It is hoped that this event last staged in 2019 will finally return in 2023. For the last decade and more it’s been pincers at dawn between neighbouring fishing towns Cromer and Sheringham. The festival has brought the twons of Cromer and Sheringham together to celebrate the bounty of the North Sea and the world-famous seafood produced by both coastal resorts.

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