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Half a dozen things to do around Cromer this weekend.

PUBLISHED: 17:37 20 September 2018 | UPDATED: 18:39 20 September 2018

Cromer Pier Show 2018.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Cromer Pier Show 2018. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

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The weekend weather forecast isn’t looking too great, but there’s a whole host of things happening in the Cromer area, so there’s no need to batten down the hatches and hide at home.

Felbrigg Hall, which will be running a Curious Cabinets exhibition this weekend.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYFelbrigg Hall, which will be running a Curious Cabinets exhibition this weekend. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Here is a just a handful of the many events taking place in and around town, from music, to comedy.

St Mary’s Church, Erpingham, which will be hosting a concert by guitarist Estevao Devides on Friday. Picture: Stuart AndersonSt Mary’s Church, Erpingham, which will be hosting a concert by guitarist Estevao Devides on Friday. Picture: Stuart Anderson

Talented young musicians from the Skinner School, Tunbridge Wells, will be performing a varied concert featuring classical, film and pop tunes at Cromer pier’s RNLI boathouse on Saturday at 11am. Entry is free and the concert lasts around 80 minutes.

The Jive Aces, who will be performing at Cromer's Pavilion Theatre next weekend.
 Picture: THE JIVE ACESThe Jive Aces, who will be performing at Cromer's Pavilion Theatre next weekend. Picture: THE JIVE ACES

There is more music on offer if you head over to Erpingham Church on Friday, September 21, where guitarist Estevao Devides will be returning by popular demand to perform a wide-ranging programme. Tickets, priced £10 are available on the door, or by phoning 01263 786209.

Four striking pieces of furniture created by set designer Gary McCann will be on display for a limited time in the service wing at Felbrigg Hall, in an exhibition entitled Curious Cabinets. With previously unseen objects collected by the colourful characters whose exotic travels shaped one of Norfolk’s most famous stately homes, the exhibition promises to provide an insight into the history of the hall.

Curious Cabinets is open at 11am daily until October 31, with the main hall opening at midday. Normal entry applies.

Funky Fever hits Cromer on Saturday, courtesy of the reDISCOvery crew. Five DJs will be spinning the best in classic funk and soulful disco at Cromer Community Centre from 7.30pm-11.55pm, in a night of classic grooves from the 1970s to the early eighties.

Tickets, priced £5, are available on the door, or from Holt Vinyl Vault, with a donation from sales going to the East Anglian Air Ambulance.

Enjoy all things Norfolk on Saturday, at a sale of local crafts at the Coronation Hall, Mundesley, on Saturday. The event, which runs from 10am-4pm, will feature more than 25 stalls. Entry is free, with donations going to the East Anglian Air Ambulance.

It you missed it over the summer, there’s still time to catch Cromer’s famous Pier Show, with the theatre staging a special this weekend featuring the highlights of shows one and two.

Featuring traditional variety seamlessly mixed with contemporary content, the show includes speciality acts, music, vocals, dance and lots of fun.

The Ultimate Cromer Pier Show is at the Pavilion Theatre on Friday at 2.30pm and on Saturday at 4pm and 8pm.

Looking further ahead, Britain’s Got Talent stars the Jive Aces will be rocking the aisles next weekend, with their high energy music and dance spectacular.

Hailed as the UK’s number one jive and swing band, the swinging sextet, who average 300 shows a year, have performed for the Queen, as well as working with stars ranging from Van Morrison, to John Travolta.

The Jive Aces will be appearing at the theatre at 8pm on September 28.

For more information and tickets, visit www.cromerpier.co.uk or phone the box office on 01263 512495.

Are you organising an event you’d like to see included here? Post details in the comments, or email karen.bethell@archant.co.uk

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