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winter events at the custom house purfleet quay

Custom House events

Exhibitions and carols at our tourist information centre

The Power Of Words, Holocaust Memorial Day 2018

Holocaust Memorial Day Service

Sunday 21 January

Everyone is welcome at this service and wreath-laying ceremony


Past events

30.04.2017 Asda Foundation GEAR Grand East Anglia Run 10K Get into top gear


Sunday 30 April

The Grand East Anglia Run returns for 2017

Shoppers browse the stalls at the plant fair

Spring Plant and Craft Fair

Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 May

Launching our In Bloom campaign

A man in medieval costume leads the parade through the streets of Lynn

Hanse Festival

Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 May

Celebrating our medieval riverfront area

Two powerboats pulling water skiers in the River Ouse

Hanseatic Ski Race

17 & 18 June

100mph water ski racing comes to the heart of Lynn

Festival Too logo

Festival Too

1 July to 15 July

We support one of Europe's largest free festivals

King's Lynn Festival

King's Lynn Festival

16 to 29 July

We support this festival of music and the arts.

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

Forties Lynn: Life on the Home Front

Sunday 23 July

Stepping back in time to the Second World War

A cartoon of Badger, Mole, Ratty and Mr Toad driving recklessly in a vintage car

The Wind in the Willows

Monday 31 July

An open-air production of this classic story will be a magical family show

Mods and Rockers 2017

Mods and Rockers

Sunday 6 August

A classic scooter and motorbike meet, with live music, stalls, and fun for all the family.

Artwork for Folk in the Town 2017 featuring guitar

Folk in the Town

Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 August

Two days of live folk music, in the Tuesday Market Place

Professor Badger and Nultella Nutkins present their Acorn Academy

Fairytales and Legends

Sunday 20 August

Young children can meet their favourite princesses and superheroes, as this popular event returns

Mini Meet Sunday 27 August 2017

Mini Meet: in the market place

Sunday 27 August

A meet for owners and fans of this beloved car brand in the Tuesday Market Place

classic car at the Tuesday Market Place

Classic Car Day

Sunday 10 September

As part of Heritage Open Day, over 200 vintage vehicles will be proudly displayed in the Tuesday Market Place

Heritage Open Day 2017

Heritage Open Day

Sunday 10 September

60 places of interest in King's Lynn open their doors to the public

A mock-up of a light projection on the Tuesday Market Place

In Collusion

29 September - 1 October

Lynn Lumière becomes an art installation

A crowd around the bandstand in Hunstanton on the Green

Hunstanton events

A summer full of activities in the Hunstanton Heritage Gardens

Firework display

Fawkes in the Walks

Friday 3 November

Our legendary free firework display returns to The Walks

A red poppy against a background of green grass

Remembrance Day service

Sunday 12 November

Join us for this civic parade and wreath-laying ceremony

Hidden Heritage of the Gaywood River

Wildlife at Salters Sanctuary

Tuesday 14 November

Join us for this fascinating free talk on local wildlife

King's Lynn Christmas Lights Switch-on

Christmas lights switch-on

Sunday 26 November

The festive season officially begins in King's Lynn!

hidden heritage of the gaywood river archive activity day

Archive Activity Day

Wednesday 29 November

Learn cataloguing skills at this free activity day


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