Windpump at sunrise on The Broads National Park

January Events in East Anglia

Harry Potter: A History of Magic- Wizards' Desk

Harry Potter: History of Magic

Head down to Norwich and Norfolk Millennium Library until the 7th January to see where two wizards have been very busy studying for their O.W.L. examinations. Learn about Herbology, Potions, Care of Magical Creatures, and more from our historic books, and have a go at our free family trail! Inspired by the Harry Potter: A History of Magic exhibition, in association with the British Library.

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Festival of Swans at Welney Wetland Centre

Festival of swans

Wrap up warm and visit Welney Wetland Centre this January.  It is the perfect place to explore wetlands and experience incredible wildlife encounters in the heart of the Fens. Between the 20th-21st January you can enjoy a weekend of swan related activities including walks, talks and trails.

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Ann Feavers and Roger Burnay Exhibition at Fairhaven

Ann Feavers

Between 16th and 21st January Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden will host an art exhibition of Ann Feavers and Roger Burnay. Ann will be showing her new range of flower paintings as well as Victorian-style paintings on glass and demonstrating how they are produced. Roger, an animal and wildlife painter, working in oils and pastels will also be demonstrating his work. There will also be a selection of prints, cards and 2018 calendars for sale.

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Learn to Nordic Walk at Strumpshaw Fen

Strumpshaw Fen

Get off to the right start this January and learn Nordic Walking in the beautiful winter setting of Strumpshaw Fen! Learning this skill in this beautiful part of the Yare Valley will be sure to improve your fitness levels and increase feelings of well-being and aliveness! The course is made up of six sessions over six weeks on Monday mornings. The fee includes equipment hire and tuition with certified and friendly Nordic walking instructors with a health service background.

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The Magic of Minsmere Weekend Walks


The RSPB Minsmere is home to over 5300 recorded species and has a wealth of history and archaeological highlights. Discover Minsmere on a weekend walk in 2018 (held most weekends) with friendly and knowledgeable RSPB guides who will take you through the sights and sounds to be enjoyed at this time of year.

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The Ghostly and Macabre Walk in Bury St. Edmunds

Ghostly Walk

See some of the more bizarre and macabre corners of Bury St Edmunds and the Great Churchyard and hear tales of ghostly apparitions, spectres and monks on a Ghostly and Macabre walk. Your expert Guardian Guide will be sure to chill you to the core in a delightfully light-hearted way! The guided walk is suitable for adults and children aged 14+ (under 18s must be supervised by an adult). For dates and more information click below.

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