Hunstanton Town Council

Serving the people of Hunstanton

Town Hall

Town Clerk: Jan Roomes
Hunstanton Town Hall, The
Green, Hunstanton, Norfolk
PE36 6BQ

1st * Hidden Passages & Servants Stairs Tour @ Holkham – Holkham Hall NR23 1AB, 11am & 1.30pm, £25 children £12.50, guided tour behind the scenes, * every Wednesday

1st – 6th Russells International Circus @ Hunstanton – Recreation Ground, Cromer Rd 07752 218805

1st – 6th Shape Up Flower Festival @ Long Sutton – St Mary's Church PE12 9JE, r 01406 364226 info.

2nd More Old Stuff @ Hunstanton Library – Westgate PE36 5AL, 10-12am, share old treasures

3rd Walking For Health @ Thornham – Village Hall, Main Road PE36 6LX, 10.30am, join others for a free 3 mile walk on the coastal path (using the Coast Liner bus), ring Mick 07857 717768 info.

3rd Chamber Music @ Holkham – Holkham Hall, nr Wells NR23 1AB, 7pm, £28 includes a glass of wine, 'Doric String Quartet', ring 01328 713111 to book or for more information.

3rd & 10th Spring Migration & Rarities Walk @ Holkham – The Lookout, Lady Anne's Drive NR23 1RG, 7-10am, £14 includes coffee & bacon roll, guided walk, ring 01328 713111 for more information.

3rd31st Various Guided Walks Around King's Lynn – throughout King's Lynn at different times, walks include historical, the darker side & Hanse walks, ring 01553 763044 for more information.

4th HDFA Craft Fair @ Hunstanton – Town Hall PE36 6BQ, 10am-4pm, free entry, food available.

4th Stars War Event @ Hunstanton Library – Westgate PE36 5AL, 10am-1pm, free event.

4th Blossom Day @ Hunstanton Community Centre – Henry Le Strange Community Orchard, Avenue Road PE36 5BW, 11am – 4pm, free entry, come along and discover 118 fruit trees, craft & community stalls, fun dog show at 1pm, various music acts, ring 01485 534041 for more info.

4th Farmer's Market @ Creake Abbey – Burnham Road, North Creake NR21 9LF, 9.30am-1pm, free entry, over 50 producers inc veg, pies, fresh flowers & more, r 07801 418907 for more info.

4th & 5th The Maker's Mark @ Thornham Village Hall – High Street PE36 6LX, 10am-4pm, free entry.

4th & 5th * Deer & Wildlife Safari @ Holkham – Holkham Hall, nr Wells NR23 1AB, throughout the day, £5 under 17s £2.50, tractor trailer tour close up to the deer, 01328 713111, *every weekend in May

4th – 6th 'Day Out With Thomas' @ North Norfolk Railway – Station Approach, Sheringham NR26 8RA, all aboard for a day of family fun, ring 01263 820800 for prices, times & other information.

5th * Car Boot @ Hunstanton – Glebe School, Cromer Road PE36 5HW, 8am-1pm, set up from 6am, £5 per stall no need to book, * every Sunday in May

5th & 6th Craft Fair @ Bircham Windmill – Great Bircham PE31 6SJ, 10am – 5pm, free entry to fair, band on Sunday afternoon, Maypole dancing Monday afternoon, ring 01485 578393 for info.

6th David Young @ Hunstanton Bandstand – The Green PE36 5AJ, 1.30-3.30pm, clarinet & sax.

6th Banger Racing @ King's Lynn – Adrian Flux Arena PE34 3AG, 1pm, 01553 771111 for info.

7th Walking For Health @ Hunstanton – starting & finishing at the Library, Westgate PE36 5AL, 2pm, an easy 2 mile walk ending with tea & biscuits, ring Mick on 07857 717768 for more info.

7th Make Your Own Yarn Bowl @ Hunstanton – Paint Me Ceramics, 22 Westgate PE36 5AL, 1-4pm. £25, making it out of clay, £25 book at www.paintmeceramics.co.uk or ring 01485 534340

7th Holkham Hall Cellar Tours – Holkham Estate, nr Wells NR23 1AB, 11am & 1.30pm, £25 adults £12.50, peel away the layers of history, check www.holkham.co.uk or ring 01328 713111 for info.

7th Horse Racing @ Fakenham – The Racecourse, Fakenham NR21 7NY, first race TBC, tickets from £10, under 18s with an adult free, ring 01328 862388 for more information.

7th & 14th Free Music Sessions @ Heacham Youth Club – Church Hall, 17 High Street PE31 7ER, 6.30-8.30pm, free event aimed at 11 to 18 year olds, led by YMCA Norfolk for Youth-West Partnership

7th Walking Women @ Wells – Beach Café, Beach Road, Wells NR23 1DR, 10-11.30am, join other ladies for a walk, car park fees apply, ring Sue on 01328 713112 for more information.

8th Creative Writing Course @ Hunstanton – Number 21, The Green PE36 5AH, 10.30am-4.30pm, £20 includes soup/sandwich lunch, ring 01485 533933 to book/info, HDFA sponsored.

8th Walking For Health @ Sandringham – Visitors Centre Car Park PE35 6EH, 10.30am, join others for a free easy short walk on woodland paths, ring Mick on 07857 717768 for more info.

8th Charity Concert @ Hunstanton Town Hall – The Green PE36 6BQ, 7.30pm, £5 available by ringing 07989 429410, various performers, organised by Hunstanton Inner Wheel Club.

9th Lip Reading Taster @ Hunstanton – Methodist Church, 5 Austin Street PE36 6AJ, 1-3pm

10th Walking For Health @ Castle Rising – Castle Car Park PE31 6AH, 10.30am, join others for a free 2.4 mile walk on tracks, paths & lanes, ring Mick on 07857 717768 for more information.

11th The Hunstanton Fun Dog Show @ Hunstanton – Glebe House School, King's Lynn Road PE36 6HW, events from 11am, 12 novelty classes, rosettes to 10th place, ring 01485 534481

11th Craft Fair @ Hunstanton Town Hall – The Green PE36 6BQ, 10am-4pm, free entry, wide range of stalls, refreshments available, proceeds to Tapping House, r 01362 683891 for info.

11th Teddy Bear Story Time @ Hunstanton Library – Westgate PE36 5AL, from 10.30am, free

11th King's Lynn Farmers' Market – Saturday Market Place PE30 5DQ, 9am – 1pm, free entry

11th Spring Plant & Craft Fair @ King's Lynn – Tuesday Market Place PE30 1JJ, 10am – 4pm, free entry, wide range of stalls including plants, cakes & hot food, ring Tim on 01553 616506 for info.

11th Sponsored Walk @ Sandringham – Estate PE35 6EH, 11am, Stroke Assc, r 0300 330 0740

11th & 12th King's Lynn Hanse Festival – events throughout Lynn, info - www.kingslynnhansefestival.co.uk

12th Samaritians Annual Charity Bike Ride @ Sandringham – Visitors Centre PE35 6EH, 9.30am rides start 10am, 8 or 14 miles, fancy dress optional (musicals!), r 01553 773099 for more info.

12th King's Lynn Hanse Festival – throughout the day, a free day of fun for all the family, see leaflet

12th Pensthorpe Conversation Trust's Annual Community Day – A1067 2 miles from Fakenham

13th Hunstanton Book Club @ The Library – Westgate PE36 5AL, from 2.30pm, all welcome.

15th Civic Society Talk @ Hunstanton Town Hall – The Green PE36 6BQ, 7.30pm, £4 members £1 includes light refreshment, 'The History of King's Lynn Waites' - Chris Gutteridge, 01485 532328

16th Walking For Health @ Dersingham – starting & finishing at the Library, Chapel Rd PE31 6PN, 2pm, an easy 2 mile walk ending with tea & biscuits, ring Mick on 07857 717768 for more info.

16th National Nature Reserve Ramble @ Holkham – Holkham Hall, nr Wells NR23 1AB, 10am-12noon, £10, join others on a guided walk around the reserve, ring 01328 713111 for more info.

17th Walking For Walking @ Bircham Windmill – Great Bircham PE31 6SJ, 10.30am, join others for a free 3 mile walk on tracks, paths & lanes, ring Mick on 07857 717768 for more information.

17th RNLI Charity Golf Day – Old Hunstanton Golf Club PE36 6JQ, a 4 ball competition for charity, for an entry form or more info contact David West on 01485 533755 or email dwest@gbstp.com

17th Quiz Night @ United Services Club – Homefields Road, Hunstanton PE36 5HL, starts 8pm, £3 includes food, cash prizes, ring 01485 533360 for more info, temporary membership available.

17th/24th/31st Dawn Chorus & Birdsong Guided Walk @ Holkham – The Lookout, Lady's Anne's Drive NR23 1RG, 6-9am, £14 includes coffee/bacon roll after the guided tour, r 01328 713111 for info.

17th 'An Honest Gentleman' @ Sedgeford Village Hall – Jarvie Close PE36 5NG, 7.30pm, £12 includes a glass of wine, tickets/more info ring 01485 570097 or 07968 596949

17th Quiz Night @ United Services Club – Homefields Road, Hunstanton PE36 5HL, starts 8pm, £3 includes food, cash prizes, ring 01485 533360 for more info, temporary membership available.

18th Hunstanton Concert Band @ St Edmunds Church – Greavegate, Hunstanton PE36 6AA, 7pm, 'Musicals in May', £5 on the door includes refreshments, all proceeds to church upkeep.

18th National Nature reserve Ramble @ Holkham – Holkham Hall, nr Wells NR23 1AB, 10am-12noon, £10, join others on a guided walk around the reserve, ring 01328 713111 for more info.

18th Craft & Cream Tea @ Snettisham – Old Church Road PE31 7NA, 3pm, free entry.

18th Banger Racing @ King's Lynn – Adrian Flux Arena PE34 3AG, 5.30pm, 01553 771111 for info.

19th Wedding Open Morning & Show @ Holkham – Holkham Hall, nr Wells NR23 1AB, 9am-12noon, explore the perfect venue for your special day, booking essential ring 01328 713708

19th Live Music Session @ Dalegate Market – Burnham Deepdale PE31 8DD, from 7pm, 'Sam Coe & The Long Shadows', £5 residents free entry, food & drink available, ring 01485 210256 for info.

20th Walking For Health @ Dersingham Heath – Coach & Horses Pub, manor Road PE31 6LN, 10.30am, join others for 3.3 mile walk on the heath & wood, ring Mick 07857 717768 for info.

21st Working with Clay Workshop @ Hunstanton – Paint Me Ceramics, 22 Westgate PE36 5AL, a whole day of learning the basics, £60, ring 01485 534340 to book or for more information.

22nd Walking For Health @ Hunstanton – Community Centre, Avenue Road PE36 5BW, 10.30am, an free easy short walk on paved & grassed tracks, ring Mick on 07857 717768 for more info.

22nd NWT Walk @ Burnham Norton – meet in small village car park, 10am-12noon, join others for a free late Spring walk on the grazing marsh & sea bank, ring 01485 520899 or 534747 for info.

23rd NWT Talk @ Hunstanton – Methodist Church Hall, Austin Street PE366AL, 7.30-9.30pm, £3 members £2.50 includes tea/coffee & biscuits, 'Butterflies of Norfolk' by Andy Brazil.

24th Journaling For Wellbeing @ Hunstanton Library – Westgate PE36 5AL, 1.30-2.30pm

24th Walking For Health @ Wolverton – Social Club PE31 6HA, 10.30am, join others for a free 2.6 mile walk through woods & boardwalks, ring Mick on 07857 717768 for more information.

25th Elmer Day Story Time @ Hunstanton Library – Westgate PE36 5AL, from 10.30, free event

25th Tea & Mardle @ Hunstanton Community Centre – Avenue Road PE36 5BW, 2.30-4.30pm, pop along to meet friends or chat to local councillors, ring 01485 532402 for more information.

25th Banger Racing @ King's Lynn – Adrian Flux Arena PE34 3AG, 5.30pm, 01553 771111 for info.

25th Plant Lovers' Day @ Creake Abbey – Burnham Road, North Creake NR21 9LF, 10am-4pm

25th & 26th Textiles In Action @ Thornham Village Hall – High Street PE36 6LX, 10am – 4pm, free entry with demonstrations on textiles techniques, knitting, weaving, crochet and lacemaking, café open

25th27th Art Trail in West Norfolk – in Great Bircham, Thornham, Ringstead & Heacham, 10am-5pm, 'Wide Fields & Big Skies', see leaflet for full details of artists & map, part of Norfolk Open Studios

25th27th Steam Engine Rally @ Strumpshaw Steam Rally – Low Road, Strumpshaw NR13 4HR, 9am-5pm, £10 U16s free, steam engines, classic cars & lots more, ring 07753 182065 for more info.

25th1st Jun Deer & Wildlife Safari @ Holkham Hall – Holkham NR23 1AB, during the day, £5 U17s £2.50

25th2nd Half Term Family Events @ Pensthorpe Natural Park – A1067 2 miles from Fakenham towards Norwich, lots of things to do, normal admission prices, ring 01328 851465 for more info.

26th Hunstanton Vegan Festival – Town Hall, The Green PE36 6BQ, £2 under 5's free, 10am-4pm

26th Live Music Session @ Dalegate Market – Burnham Deepdalke PE31 8DD, 1-3pm, 'The Fried Pirates', free entry, food & drink available, ring 01485 210256 for more information.

26th Private Tour of Holkham Gardens – Holkham Hall NR23 1AB, 11am, 12noon & 3pm, £10/C£5

26th Sandringham Farmers Market – Visitors Centre, Sandringham Estate PE35 6EH, 10am-3pm, free entry & parking, local produce inc fish, meat, fruit, veg and lots more, r 01485 545400 info.

26th & 27th Historical Re-enactment @ Castle Rising – The Castle, ring 01553 631330 for full details.

26th & 27th 'Dad's Army Live' @ North Norfolk Railway – Station Approach, Sheringham NR26 8RA, watch the Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard at work! Ring 01263 820800 for all enquires.

26th31st Funtastic Half Term @ Holkham Hall – Holkham NR23 1AB, 10am-5pm, normal prices apply

27th Walking For Health @ Hunstanton – near Lighthouse PE36 6EL, 10.30am, join others for a choice of 2 free walks (easy & 3.5 mile), ring Mick on 07857 717768 for more information.

27th Banger Racing @ King's Lynn – Adrian Flux Arena PE34 3AG, 1pm, 01553 771111 for info.

27th Rhiannon Rose @ Hunstanton Bandstand – The Green PE36 5AJ, 2-4pm, rock n roll, 50s-70s

27th Country Day @ Bircham Windmill – Great Bircham PE31 6SJ, 10am-5pm, sheep shearing, dog show, crafts, tractors and much more, ring 01485 578393 for more information.

27th Retro Revival @ Gressenhall Workhouse – Gressenhall, nr Dereham NR20 4DR, 10am-5pm, special event prices, ring 01362860563 for that and other information.

29th Time For Stories @ Hunstanton Library – Westgate PE36 5AL, from 10.30am, just pop in.

29th History Walk & Talk @ King's Lynn – Customs House PE30 1HP, 10.30am-12.30pm, covering Quay, St Margarets, Greyfriars & Red Mount, ring Mick on 07857 717768 for more information.

31st Pop Up Gin Bar @ Hunstanton Town Hall – Basement PE36 6BQ, from early evening, come and try various flavours of gin, live music, ring Heather on 07462 888195 for more information.

31st-1st Jun Evolution Express Judgement Day @ Heacham Public Hall – Station Road PE31 7HG, 7.30pm (2pm Sat only), £10, a musical by Pocahontas Players, ring 01485 570402/571267 info.