Watton and Swaffham Events

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are 10 things to keep you entertained in mid and north Norfolk.


Farms through open their gates to the public as part of Open Farm Sunday, its Diss Carnival, there is a celebration of steam on the Broads, countryside crafts and pursuits at shows or take a bungee plunge for charity.

National Trust

Saturday - Hundreds of people are expected at a traditional village fete at The Green, Gressenhall. Activities start at 1.30pm and run until 5pm. Entertainment includes Punch and Judy, donkey rides, vintage vehicles, a bouncy castle, a barbecue, beer tent, plants, cakes, face painting tombolas and competitions. Children’s sports races at 2.15pm, followed by adult races such as wheelbarrow racing, round bale racing, and egg throwing and catching, culminating in the tug-of-war competition at 4pm. Music in the evening with Gressenhall Singers at 6.30pm. Time Machine and Sub Zero from 7pm until 10.30pm. Barbecue and bar will be available all evening and people can bring their own picnic and drinks.

Norfolk Events

A funk and soul band and an a cappella quintet will provide the beat for the next two events as part of the Wymondham Music Festival.


It is only days away from the first ever Let’s Rock Norwich! music festival which will see stars from the 1980s perform at Earlham Park.

University of East Anglia

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