Cromer Beach, Norfolk

August Events in East Anglia

Cromer Carnival

Cromer Carnival

The ever popular Cromer Carnival will take place from Saturday 11th August to Friday 17th August, with the must-see Carnival Day parade taking place on Wednesday 15th August (Carnival Day).

The carnival is preceeded with 2 weeks of free children’s events which take place on the beach, promenade and pier. With events including paper boat racing, street dancing competition and crab catching we are sure there will be something to occupy your little ones.

Don't miss the much anticipated RAF Red Arrow display on Wednesday afternoon at 16:00!

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Great British Proms at Blickling

Great British Proms at Blickling

On the 12th August the National Symphony Orchestra will make their debut at Blickling to celebrate British music from across the home nations. The evening will incude performances by a wealth of top acts performing many Proms favourites and will close with a spectacular firework display.

There will also be a magnum of champagne for the best dressed British iconic character!

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FolkEast

FolkEast

FolkEast Festival 2017 will be held in the ancient parkland of Glemham Hall near Woodbridge in Suffolk 17th, 18th and 19th August.

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Bury St. Edmunds Food and Drink Festival

Bury Food Festival

Take the oportunity to sample the culinary treats of East Anglia at the Bury St Edmunds Food and Drink Festival on the weekend of 26th and 27th August. Foodies will love the two day Bury St Edmunds Food and Drink Festival held on August Bank Holiday weekend.

With an annual line-up of cooking demonstrations from top celebrity chefs, the chance to taste and purchase food and drink from over 100 stalls and a popular farmer’s market, this is a foodie’s heaven.

There’s also lots to keep the children occupied with the ever popular man-made beach, fairground rides, street entertainment, and a mini farm.

Snape Proms

Snape Maltings, concert hall

From 1st to the 31st August musicians from around the world will converge on Snape for a series of outstanding concerts in one of the world’s great concert halls. From big bands and orchestras to folk groups and solo artists, there’s music for everyone at the Snape Proms.

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