If you are coming to the Norfolk Broads during this Easter holidays, we have put together a whole host of ideas to keep everyone entertained - and yes, we have included some indoor warm ideas just in-case the weather is not so kind!!
Good Friday, 29th March
Easter Egg Trail @ Fairhaven Water Garden from 11am to 4pm. Follow the 'Guess Who?' Easter Trail through our garden to the glade. There is an eggy prize at the end!
Face painting and Easter crafts for children. Normal garden entry
prices apply £2 extra per child for Easter egg trail. (Every child gets
Boggle Bow Tie & Bonnet Bounce Off @ BeWILDerwood Friday 29th March - Friday 12th April. Join in our bonkers Bow Tie & Bonnet Bouncing this Easter where you’re invited to decorate
your own Easter bow tie or bonnet (the barmier the better!) When you've
finished your craftiness, weave your way through our Wobbly Route.
There will be a yummy prize awarded for all the bouncy Boggles and Twiggles who take part.
The Croods, rated U @ Hollywood Cinema,
Great Yarmouth. Showing at 5.30pm and 7.45pm. The Croods is a
prehistoric comedy adventure that follows the world's first family as
they embark on a journey of a lifetime when the cave that has always
shielded them from danger is destroyed. Traveling across a spectacular
landscape, the Croods discover an incredible new world filled with
fantastic creatures -- and their outlook is changed forever.
Arts & Crafts Fayre
@ St Benets Hall, Horning. Local artists creating designs in glass,
artwork,prints,and water colours, and creations in wood , clocks, lidded
bowls, jewellery and unique gifts All tastes and prices. A small event
were you can meet the people who make and craft all the items being
Identity Thief rated 15 @ Hollywood Cinema,
Great Yarmouth. Showing at 3.20pm, 5.45pm and 8.15pm. When a
mild-mannered businessman learns his identity has been stolen, he hits
the road in an attempt to foil the thief -- a trip that puts him in the
path of a deceptively harmless-looking woman.
@ Great Yarmouth Stadium from 7.30pm. Greyhound Racing is an action
packed evening. Regular televised races. 240 cover trackview restaurant,
diner, 4 licensed bars, small children's play area, fast food
cafeteria, grandstands and seating.
The evening will have between 11
to 14 races for you to enjoy. If you are new to Greyhound Racing, then
no need to worry. Inside your race card are clear instructions on how to
place a bet. Admission £7.00 adults, children under 16 free
Dawn Service @ St Peters Church, Clippesby at 6.00am - everyone welcome
Holy Communion @ St Mary's Church, Martham at 10.30am - everyone welcome
Easter Eggspress @ Bure Valley Railway, Friday 29th March - Monday 1st April. Free Easter Egg for every child when accompanied by a fare-paying adult (maximum of 2 children per adult). Trains depart Aylsham 10.00, 11:30, 12:40, 14:20 and 15.30; Wroxham 11.10, 12:40, 14.00, 15:30 and 16:40.
Stock Car Racing
@ Great Yarmouth Stadium from 5.30pm. Come and enjoy the thrill of
motor racing at Great Yarmouth Stadium, in conjunction with Spedeworth
International Motor Racing. We have three Raceview Bars, a Raceview
Diner serving the best in bar food, a ground floor snack bar &
amusement area, plus a fourth separate licensed bar so you can be sure
to enjoy the racing while relaxing in a great atmosphere.
Bank Holiday Monday
Horse Racing, Easter Family Fun Day @ Great Yarmouth Racecourse.
Join us for a fantastic time at the races and maybe go home a few
pounds richer! Great Yarmouth offers a relaxed atmosphere and is
welcoming to all with plenty of facilites, including a new grandstand, a
childrens playground and expansive family lawns. This is our first
meeting for 2013 and there is plenty of additional entertainment for the
children including competitions, donkey rides and inflatables. Don't
forget that all children Under 18 enjoy free admission to all fixtures.
Grandstand and Paddock £16 (£12 when booked online) Premier £23 (£19 when booked online
Wreck-It Ralph rated PG @ Hollywood Cinema, Great Yarmouth. Showing at 1.10pm .
Ralph is tired of being overshadowed by Fix-It Felix, the "good guy"
star of their game who always gets to save the day. But after decades
doing the same thing and seeing all the glory go to Felix, Ralph decides
he's tired of playing the role of a bad guy. He takes matters into his
own massive hands and sets off on a game-hopping journey across the
arcade through every generation of video games to prove he's got what it
takes to be a hero.
Wednesday 3rd April
South Quay & The Fishermans Hospita - Great Yarmouth. Once
described as the finest quay in all of Europe, learn more about the
stunning architecture present on South Quay opposite the bustling river
port of Great Yarmouth. Join in one of our Holiday Special South Quay
& St George's Guided Walks at 2pm on Wednesday 3 April and Wednesday
31 July 2013 and you can find out about Yarmouth's witches and the
oldest gaol in the country, discover the newly refurbished St George's
Theatre and visit Greyfriars Cloisters. Walk includes refreshments int
he Great Yarmouth Row Houses. Meet at the Fishermen’s Hospital gates at the northern end of the market at 2.00pm . Length of walk: 1.5-2 hours. Price £6.50 adults, £4.50 children (7-16), Under 7's free. Places must be booked in advance on 01493 846346 or by calling into Great Yarmouth Tourist Information Centre on Marine Parade.
Friday 5th April
Dip Dyke Dabbling
@ Hickling Broad Come and learn about the wonderful wildlife that can
be found in the dykes around Hickling - drop in and have a dip at the
custom built dipping platform. The experts will be on hand to help you
tell your boatman from your beetle larvae. 1.30pm-3.30pm Cost: £1.50 child, accompanying adults free
Sunday 7th April
American & Classic Car Display at Anchor Plaza, the Seafront, Great Yarmouth. Join
the East Coast Pirates Car Club throughout the summer at the Anchor
Plaza to enjoy some of the finest classic vehicles ever to be produced
by Uncle Sam. Visitors to the show can expect to see classic Hot Rod’s,
Harley Davidson bikes and trikes along with many other all American
classics. Perfect for enthusiasts and just for fun! Free entry!
The Marina Centre, Great Yarmouth, 01493 851521
Riverside Leisure Centre, Norwich 01603 625166
Splash, Sheringham, 01263 825675
Odeon, Riverside Norwich, 0871 224 4007
Cinema City, Norwich 0871 902 5724
Vue, Castle Meadow, Norwich 0871 224 0240
Regent Bowl, Great Yarmouth, 01493 856830
Wellington Bowl, Great Yarmouth, 01493 845947
Hollywood Bowl, Riverside Norwich, 0844 826 1466
Theatre Royal, Norwich 01603 630000
Norwich Puppet Theatre 01603 629921
The Maddermarket Theatre, Norwich 01603 620917
Norwich Playhouse 01603 612580
All information given is correct to the best of knowledge but is not guaranteed.