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Thousands turn out to family fun day as Cromer counts down to 50th anniversary parade

An action-packed programme featuring attractions ranging from stunt bikes and martial arts, to dancing and drumming was on offer at Cromer Carnival’s family fun day, which took place at Runton Road on Tuesday.

August 21, 2019

The countdown is on to the Cromer Carnival Parade, which will assemble at the carnival field in Runton Road from 5.15pm on Wednesday, August 21.

August 20, 2019

Fiction author and full-time chef Adam Longden has set his second novel, a dark and romantic thriller, in Cromer.

August 19, 2019

Cold, wet weather failed to dampen spirits at Cromer Carnival’s traditional waiters and waitresses’ races, which went ahead as planned on the pier forecourt in spite of black clouds, thunder and heavy rain.

August 19, 2019

TV star Bradley Walsh added a touch of celebrity sparkle to Cromer Carnival’s glamorous grandmother contest, when he popped in to pick a winner after crowning this year’s ‘royal’ family on Sunday.

August 19, 2019

He’s famous for his roles in The Chase and Doctor Who, but Bradley Walsh still has fond memories of the town that kickstarted his career.

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August 17, 2019

A beer festival celebrating the best of Norfolk’s independent breweries marks the start of Cromer Carnival on Friday (August 16) and, with Cromer Voluntary Entertainments Organisation (CVEO) celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, the hugely popular annual event looks set to be bigger and better than ever.

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August 10, 2019

The second half of Cromer Carnival’s fun-packed fortnight for children kicks off on Monday (August 12), with events and activities ranging from a sandcastle competition and a duck race, to a scavenger hunt and a party on the pier.

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July 23, 2019

From rock concerts to community picnics and craft fairs, there are plenty of things being planned around north Norfolk to mark Norfolk Day.

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July 7, 2019

Where else can you find interpretive dance, magic, rock ‘n’ roll classics, side-splitting slapstick, cringeworthy one-liners and blockbusting Broadway numbers all wrapped up in one performance?

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