What's On in the Sheringham Area
Welcome to our What's On database for Sheringham and the surrounding area for 2015.
Viewing listings for May 2016 (13 results found)
The renowned Cromer & Sheringham Brass Band will be performing a lunchtime concert at Muckleburgh Museum
Normal entry fee rates apply
Contact 01263 588210
North Norfolk Railway have recently added an event to their calendar. Details to follow
Sheringham Park is famous for its 'Wild Garden' which hits its peak in May. Tom Upcher, the last owner of the estate, would celebrate by throwing rhododendron champagne parties - a tradition which began in the 1950s
In partnership with the North Norfolk Stories festival the Park are hosting an evening rekindling the spirit of these 50s soirees.
Take a walk in the wild garden to enjoy the flowering rhododendrons, returning for live music and a picnic (Bring your own or order one in advance from us). A licensed bar will be available.
Call 0844 249 1895
Admission tickets are free but booking needs to be made as capacity is limited.
6.30pm - 10pm
In the Fishermen’s Heritage Centre The Hon. Charlotte Upcher will talk about her reasons for commissioning Sheringham’s first lifeboat, the Augusta, in 1838, as well as talking about her replacement - the Henry Ramey Upcher - and how the lifeboats were launched, the fishermen who manned them and their rescues. Other costumed characters will be present in appropriate period costumes to enthrall visitors.
In the Peter Coke Shell Gallery, an 18th C Sailor will be talking about sailor valentines which were designed to be brought home from a sailor's voyage at sea and given to the sailor's loved one or loved ones.There will also be activities for children and adults, including making a large-scale “Sailor Valentine” with real shells and photocopies or pictures on card.
3pm - 5pm
Cromer & Sheringham Crab & Lobster Festival is for all the family to enjoy.
The Crab and Lobster Festival (now in its 7th Year) is a weekend celebration hosted by two lovely coastal towns, Cromer and Sheringham. Historically great rivals, but now joining together as two of Norfolk's premier seaside destinations. The Festival raises money for local charities, and benefits the local economy by attracting more visitors to this wonderful part of the world.
Organised by a diverse group of busy volunteers who live and work in each town.
Whilst both towns have events over the whole weekend the predominance will be at
Cromer Sat 21st May 2016
Sheringham Sun 22nd May 2016
Quality Handmade Crafts, Art & Photography Fair 'Local arts by Local people' at Oddfellows Hall (behind the Crown Pub) Sheringham
Exhibits open from 10am – 4pm.
FREE Entry – Exhibitors include (but may vary as available): Driftwood sculptures, Gemstone Jewellery, Handmade Bags, Painted Norfolk Flint cottages, Cards, Knitted goods, Soft furnishings and Patchwork, Tatted Lace, Teapot bird houses, Novelty Gifts, Pottery, Hand painted Glass, Wooden Candle holders, Handmade glass items, Local artists and photographers, please come and have a look.
10am - 4pm
The Sheringham and District Society hold a series of talks during the year, usually on the last Thursday of the month. All are welcome. This month the talk is:
RNLI Stations - Mrs Crick - (Mrs Crick and her husband visited all the RNLI life stations as a celebration of their Golden Wedding
The talks – 10.15 for 10.30am - are held in the St. Joseph’s Hall, Cromer Road, Sheringham. There is a small charge for the talks of £3 per person which includes coffee/tea and delicious home- made cake.
10.15am for a 10.30am start
The famous "Royal Train" episode of Dad's Army was filmed at Weybourne Station just over 42 years ago. Now Corporal Jones' much loved Butchers van brings the Walmington-on-Sea stars to life again. Timescape will be entertaining one and all with songs of the era and the NAAFI will be open selling supplies
North Norfolk Railway 01263 820800
"Well, bust my buffers!" That well known cheeky engine will be paying a visit to the North Norfolk Railway once again in 2014! Why don't you come and join Thomas and other really useful engines for a day of family fun at our friendly railway? Thomas will be working hard whilst he's here, so be sure to come and show your appreciation for everyone's favourite engine!
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