02 October 2023
Swaffham’s historic Assembly Rooms have been repaired and restored, thanks to support from the Swaffham High Street Heritage Action Zone, run in partnership by Historic England and Breckland Council. The Grade II listed Assembly Rooms have been at the heart of Swaffham life since they were built in 1776. A Georgian gem, the building is an important local landmark and a vital part of community life, hosting events, a weekly market, weddings and functions. A £200,000 repair and restoration project was carried out with funding
11 September 2023
WalkNorfolk festival takes place throught October and is one of the most diverse and innovative walking festivals in the country.  The festival celebrates Norfolk’s incredibly rich natural ...
22 August 2023
Music, panto and local drama talent are among the highlights of the latest programme of events to be announced by Sheringham Little Theatre.  A new brochure flagging up shows between October and ...
01 March 2020
Wymondham, with its attractive town centre, has had many famous people living within the area.  The most notable from an historian’s point of view is Robert Kett who led a rebellion in 1549 of ...
01 April 2020
It comes as a surprise to many visitors – and not a few Norfolk residents – to discover that a green and rural coastal county was once the heartland of key British industries. Arguably the most ...
01 April 2020
What’s in a name? Wroxham is not really Wroxham, nor is it really a town. But when you include Hoveton, which is situated where most people think is Wroxham, then it becomes just about big enough to ...
01 April 2020
Once, if you were driving to Norwich or the Broads from the Midlands or the North you could not miss Dereham, in the dead centre of Norfolk. The A47 went straight through the middle of the place, and ...
01 April 2020
Holt is unlike any other Norfolk town. If you are strolling through its busy streets on any weekend in the year, the first thing you will notice is that outside the big banks, it is hard to find a ...
24 July 2023
Great Yarmouth Borough Council has announced the opening of a wheelchair kiosk and all-access concrete table tennis tables at Gorleston Beach. Thanks to funding from the EXPERIENCE project at ...
27 March 2023
A new wildflower meadow is set to be planted at Diana Way park in Caister as part of planned improvements to the area. During Love Parks Week, as part of its Levelling Up funding, the government ...
15 March 2023
An event was held on Saturday (11 March 2023) to celebrate Harleston and completion of the work on the £1 million investment to improve the town centre. Residents and visitors to historic ...
14 March 2023
Two new walks have been added to the large roster of guided heritage walks that are available for residents and visitors to enjoy from April through to October.Each walk is led by an official Great ...
09 February 2023
Thetford has become Norfolk's first 'Mindful Town' in recognition of the mental health support that is accessible there. More than 50 people from 23 different Thetford based organisations have ...
13 December 2022
Thanks to public feedback, a walking trail to highlight some of the tremendous 'ghost signs' in the town centre has successfully launched. Time and Tide Museum and Great Yarmouth Borough Council ...
08 November 2022
This festive period, you don’t need to look any further than Norwich Market for the perfect Christmas – from gifts to lunch on the big day, and there’ll be little activities for children too. ...
10 October 2022
New interpretation boards have been placed around King’s Lynn town centre that explain some of the history of the town to visitors and residents. Thanks to funding from the Department of Levelling ...
19 July 2022
The beach at Gorleston has been ranked as one of the top destinations in the world by visitors to the Tripadvisor website. The sandy stretch has received a 2022 Travellers' Choice Award, marking ...
03 July 2022
Martin Jones from Norwich is a keen amateur photographer who over the past few months has been taking his camera out with him when going for a walk along a small part of the River Wensum in Norwich. ...
13 June 2022
Flags were waved, boats walked down the high street, there was dancing and sea-shanties sung in King’s Staithe Square, along with a festival regatta on the river as part of the 12th King’s Lynn Hanse ...
26 May 2022
Paston College students were asked by Kick the Dust Project and Creative Collisions to create a film inspired by Norfolk’s Deep History Coast.  Never to turn down a challenge, the students set out ...
10 October 2021
Martin Jones from Norwich is a keen amateur photographer who over the past few months has been taking his camera out with him when going for a walk along a small part of the River Wensum in Norwich. ...
08 November 2021
The area around Buckenham Marshes offers a unique opportunity to see the special changes which take place within the natural landscape during that liminal time-zone between dusk and nightfall.  ...
08 November 2021
If you wrap up warm and embrace the fresh North Sea breeze, the rolling sands of North Denes offer up its own barren beauty to brighten the shorter days of winter. This quiet spot, washed in salty ...
08 November 2021
On a clear winter day a walk along the cliff tops offers an impressive 360⁰ view over both land and sea. Keep an eye out for kestrels on the wing and listen for cormorants as you follow the ...
08 November 2021
Hickling Broad was created in medieval times by locals digging out peat for winter fuel; today it is a unique landscape of Norfolk reed and Woodland Carr. Throughout autumn and winter, as sunset ...

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