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Upcoming events

A picture of a Soap Box Derby kart in the shape of a lemon taking part in the Searles Soap Box Derby 2018

Soap Box Derby

Sunday 2 April 2023

Hand-built karts race down Hunstanton’s hilly streets, thrilling the crowds in attendance. This year's event will be held on Sunday 2 April 2023 and will mark 70 years since the first Soap Box Derby was held in Hunstanton in 1953.

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Past events - 2022

Classic Car Day and Heritage Open Day postponed.

Classic Car Day

Sunday 11 September 2022

King's Lynn Heritage Open Day Sunday 11th September 2022 10am-4pm

Heritage Open Day King's Lynn

Sunday 11 September 2022

King's Lynn Summer Circus - Free Festival of Circus Events 24th August to 4th September

The King’s Lynn Summer Circus

Wednesday 24 August to Sunday 4 September

Mini Meet in the market place

Mini Meet in the Tuesday Market Place

Sunday 4 September 2022

Simple Sounds in the Tuesday Market Place

Simple Sounds

Sunday 28 August 2022

90s 00s day

90s/00s Day

Sunday 21 August 2022

Mods and rockers motorbike and scooter show

Mods and Rockers

Sunday 14 August 2022

Hanseatic ski race kings lynn

Hanseatic Festival of Watersports

Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 August 2022

Soulful Sunday banner

Soulful Sunday

Sunday 31 July 2022

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Folk in the Town

Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 July 2022

King's Lynn Festival

King's Lynn Festival

Sunday 17 to Saturday 30 July 2022

Festival Too logo

Festival Too

Saturday 25, Sunday 26 June, Friday 1, Saturday 2, Friday 8, and Saturday 9 July 2022

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King’s Lynn Hanse Festival

Sunday 12 June 2022

Queens platinum jubilee

Platinum Jubilee Celebration

Thursday 2 June - Sunday 5 June

Past events - 2021

Mintlyn Crematorium Christmas Carol Service

Mintlyn Crematorium Christmas Carol Service

Thursday 13 December

kingg's lynn christmas lights switch-on

Christmas Lights Switch-on

Sunday 25 November

Firework display

Fawkes in the Walks

5 November 2021

a photo of the tommy statues in front of Greyfriars tower at night

Remembrance Sunday ceremonies

Sunday 11 November

winter events at the Custom House Purfleet Quay

Custom House winter events

An image of a soap box derby car shaped as a lemon, competing in the Soap Box Derby event in Hunstanton

Hunstanton Soap Box Derby

Sunday 30 September

Child enjoying the pink bubbles on the Bubble Rush

King's Lynn Bubble Rush for EACH

The Walks, 26 September 2021

Family disco & games with Simon Rowe

Family disco & games

Tuesday Market Place, 25 September 10am - 3pm

Mods and Rockers

Mods and Rockers

Tuesday Market Place, 19 September 2021

classic car at the Tuesday Market Place

Classic Car Day

Tuesday Market Place, 12 September 2021

Heritage Open Day 2017

Heritage Open Day

12 September 2021

West Norfolk Welcomes

The Time Machine, circus skills & bubbleology

Tuesday Market Place, 11 September 10am-4pm

Professor Badger and Nultella Nutkins present their Acorn Academy


Sunday 8 September

Mini Meet 2019

Mini Meet: in the market place

5 September 2021

Boogie Monsters

Boogie Monsters

4 September, 12-4pm, Tuesday Market Place

Jet Ski Race picture

Hanseatic Festival of Watersports

31 July & 1 August 2021

West Norfolk Welcomes

Tuesday Market Place entertainment

Sat 28 & Sun 29 August

Fun in the Park

Fun in the Park

August Bank Holiday weekend, The Walks

GEAR 10k 2018


22 August 2021


Pride Community Picnic

21 August 2021

Silent Disco

Silent Disco

14 August 2021 10am-5pm

Jacen and the Rocknorts

Jacen and the Rocknorts

8 August 2021, 10am-5pm, Tuesday Market Place



7 August 2021 10am-5pm, Tuesday Market Place

Norfolk county flag

Norfolk Day

27 July 2021

Folk in the Town small for events

Folk in the Town

24 & 25 July 2021

King's Lynn Festival Logo

King's Lynn Festival

18 - 31 July 2021

A man and a woman dancing, dressed in 40s naval costume, in the town hall

Forties Lynn: Life on the Home Front

Sunday 21 July

An image of the bandstand in the Walks, Kings Lynn

Music in the Bandstand

Sundays, 2:00 - 4:00pm from June to September

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