Find out what's on in the East of England

East Anglia events have something for everyone - from carnivals, air displays and arts festivals to historical re-enactments, craft fairs, agricultural shows, and workshops and courses all held in the region throughout the year.

If you're a foody, we've plenty to get your teeth stuck into including food events and farmers markets and festivals in East Anglia. East Anglia is also home to a range of large scale festivals, not least the Maritime Festival in Great Yarmouth and Latitude Music Festival in Suffolk.


 October 2018>

Repton 200 Season throughout 2018

March 2018 marks the 200 year anniversary of the death of one of Britain’s greatest, and original Landscape Gardeners, Humphry Repton. Find out more

Curious Cabinets at Felbrigg Hall until 31 October

Four striking pieces of furniture created by set designer, Gary McCann, have gone on display in the Service Wing at Felbrigg Hall. Throughout 2018 these Curious Cabinets will showcase previously unseen objects collected by the colourful characters, whose exotic travels and wild interests have shaped this family home. Find out more

The Word Defiant! at Blickling Hall until 28 October

The Word Defiant! is a series of installations throughout the Jacobean mansion and out to the garden Temple that reveal stories of books that have been banned, burned, redacted, drowned, neglected and superseded, with each linked to the theme of books under threat. Les Enfants Terribles use sound, theatrical design and storytelling to examine the importance of books, and prompt debate about the threat posed to them and their place in a changing world. Find out more

PrimEvil at Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure until Nov 3

Norfolk’s biggest scare experience, the nationally acclaimed PrimEVIL is back
– and this year it’s evolving and mutating into the most terrifying experience ever! Find out more

Circus! Show of Shows at Time & Tide, Great Yarmouth until March 3 2019

This exhibition details the origins of Circus from the Ancient Greek ‘Hippodrome’ through to the last 250 years and beyond. Find out more

Halloween Hoot at Hirsty's Family Fun Park - Oct 18-28

Have a day picking a pumpkin from the pumpkin patch, wheel it back to the carving tent and start creating your own masterpiece then try out our other craft activities before getting out and playing in the fun park! Follow the Pumpkin Queen for her daily trip through the maze. Find out more

Norwich Science Week at The Forum - Oct 19-27

For all ages and all levels of knowledge, come and discover ‘our future world’ – explore how developments in science and technology will shape our future, and what we can do to help make it sustainable. Find out more

Halloween Spooktacular at Gt Yarmouth Hippodrome - Oct 20-21

Come in fancy dress and you'll feel part of the show... you might even get to be involved! Find out more

Halloween at Holkham - Oct 25-28

There are spooky goings-on at the fine Palladian hall in north Norfolk. Find out more

Repton Revealed at Sheringham Park - Nov 2-11

Repton Revealed illuminates Humphry Repton’s vision for Sheringham Park and is the highlight in a year celebrating the life and work of this visionary landscape designer. Find out more

Hippodrome Christmas Spectacular Circus & Water Show - 8 Dec - 6 Jan

A fast moving alternative to the family visit to a pantomime, the amazing Water Spectacle at Great Yarmouth Hippdrome has all the Christmas spirit you need set in the unique atmosphere of the Edwardian Hippodrome. Find out more

Festival Food Fair at Holkham Hall - 15th - 16th Dec

A delicious collection of food and drink from the best of local and regional producers, offering a truly magical Christmas food event. Find out more

Christmas Day Swim at Hunstanton - 25th Dec

From 10.30am, swimmers in fancy dress raise money for charity by braving the icy waters of the Wash from Hunstanton Central Prom. Find out more