Kett Event Guide
There are many things to do in Norfolk when you visit on your holiday. Norfolk is a place that offers something for everyone, and that’s reflected in the huge range of events taking place throughout the year across the county. With festivals, concerts, game fairs and markets, to the more unique celebrations like the Cromer Crab Festival, there’s never a dull moment.
Whatever the weather, there are events and attractions to suit all pockets and interests. From zoos to festivals, fairs and historic houses. The county is a great place to participate in many outdoor activities and sports, with the coast and broads both offering opportunities to go boating, sailing, kayaking, fishing, rock-pooling and more. For music lovers there are events like Cromer COAST art & literary festival, for film lovers there is Films Under the Stars at Holkham, and for animal lovers the Sandringham Horse Driving Trials in June.
Some visitors come to Norfolk so that they can attend a specific event, others like to know what’s going on while on holiday. So, we have pulled together The Kett Event Guide which highlights the more interesting things to do over the forthcoming weeks. Check back later to see more events added throughout the year.
If you require any advice on a particular event or in finding the perfect cottage for an event you are attending in the area, don’t hesitate to get in touch with Kett’s team of local expertise who are always happy to offer advice and guidance.
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Midsummer Night’s Gin Fest
The Kings Head, Letheringsett
Celebrate the popular drink of Gin at a fun ‘Gin Fest’ at local pub, The Kings Head. Expect an enjoyable evening of local Gin tasting, cocktails, Gin master classes, a BBQ and live music.
Ringstead open gardens
Celebrate the 40th year of Ringstead Open Gardens this coming Sunday 25th June, from 11-5pm, in aid of St Andrew’s Church. There will be twelve gardens open in Ringstead and the Ringstead Downs. Tickets are £4 which enables access to all the gardens, children under 12 free. Lunches will be at Ringstead Bury from 12-2pm and teas will be served at Westgate House from 1-5pm. To book lunch, please ring Jenny on 07770 262546 or just turn up. Stalls include home-made cakes and produce, plants, raffle, tombola. There is a flower festival and display of Ordination Stoles in the Church and an Art Exhibition in the Village Hall, 10-5pm.
Lord Melchett will be leading a guided tour around Courtyard Farm and Ringstead Common at 4.30pm. Dogs on leads are welcome. Free mini bus transport around the village will be available. Parking on the playing field and various parking places in the village.
Royal Norfolk Show
Norfolk Show Ground, Norwich
The long-standing Royal Norfolk Show is one of the biggest events in the county with 650 trade stands, over 3000 animals and hundreds of attractions. Admire the farm animals, marvel at the machinery and watch the numerous events in the main ring. A great family day out.
Lamb Bottle-Feeding at Wroxham Barns
Join in on the daily feeds of the new lambs at Wroxham Barns, Junior Farm by helping to bottle-fed the orphan lambs. Wroxham Barns is one of very few places in East Anglia where visitors can bottle-feed lambs so early in the year and also learn more about them from the dedicated team taking care of them on the Farm.
Find out opening times and prices at www.wroxhambarns.co.uk
Amazona Zoo in Cromer is a fun day out for all the family. Home to over 200 animals from tropical South America, including jaguars, monkeys, otters, owls, macaws, parrots, spiders, snakes, flamingos, guinea pigs, iguanas, caimans, pumas and more!
Enjoy exploring each animal habitat and learning new and exciting facts. Based on the North Norfolk coast it’s ideally suited for some coastal exploration afterwards.