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Hunstanton Heritage Garden events

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Bandstand concerts

Concerts throughout the year

The concerts that are coming up on our Bandstand on The Green

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Spinney events

Events throughout the year

About the events that are taking place in the Spinney performance area of Hunstanton

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Women's running course

Starts 7 June 

Join us for a six-week running course for beginners. Our ethos is "fun, fitness and friendship"!

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Hunstanton carnival

23 and 24 June

On Saturday 23 June there's music, a dog show, and fireworks at 10pm. On Sunday 24 June the fun carnival day includes stalls, rides and the carnival parade

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10K beach run

Saturday 24 June, 11:00am

Two 5K loops from opposite the Oasis to Heacham North Beach. 5K family run also available. Book in advance on the Stroke Association website

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Nia (non-impact aerobics)

A six-week course - Begins 26 June

Join us on Tuesdays for our six-week gentle exercise course starting 26 June

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Help our local heroes and veterans event

7 and 8 July, 1 and 2 September

1940's weekend to raise money for D Day Veterans. Many exhibits on show. Period costume welcome

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Busker's Corner

8 July

Join us at Busker's Corner for an afternoon of live music at the Victorian Pavilion in the Esplanade Gardens

Full details TBC


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Nature and birdwatching walk 

Dates starting from 25 July

An RSBP instructed walk observing the natural wildlife and geology surrounding the Heritage Gardens and seafront

Full details TBC

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Punch and Judy

Dates starting from 31 July

By the Bandstand on The Green. Bring the children to enjoy this classic, traditional puppet show

Full details TBC

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Kidz Party Adventure

Dates starting from 1 August - 11am to 3pm

Join the Pirates and their friends to unlock the secrets and hidden treasures in the gardens in this immersive theatre adventure

Full details TBC

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Dates starting from 3 August 

Bring the little ones to these storytelling sessions and see them spellbound as their imaginations are inspired

Full details TBC

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Ceramic tile workshop

Dates starting from 4 August

Drop in to design and paint a tile that will become a permanent part of the Gardens

Full details TBC

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Colour Dash

5 August

The EACH Colour Dash comes to Hunstanton! Bring a splash of colour to your Sunday morning in this 2k fun run for all the family. Entry details are on the EACH website

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Open air cinema

18 August

Join us for our open air cinema event on The Green

Full details TBC

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Bank Holiday walk

27 August

Join us for a group Bank Holiday walk

Full details TBC

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Music workshop

28/29/30 August

A fun-filled music workshop

Full details TBC


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Soap Box Derby

23 September

The revival of the Hunstanton Soap Box Derby continues! Why not build your own kart to race in this year's event and join the fun?

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Stargazing astronomy evening

October 13

Gaze up at the stars and learn about astronomy during this evening event

Full details TBC

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Halloween Kidz Adventure

26 October

A fun-filled Halloween themed event for children

Full details TBC

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Immersive Murder Mystery Evening

26 October

A full-filled Murder Mystery themed event

Full details TBC

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Soap Box Derby 2017

Event photos available now!

View our gallery of photos from the 2017 Hunstanton Soap Box Derby

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Photo gallery

Event photos available now!

View our gallery of photos from the Hunstanton Heritage Garden events

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Our events programme is part of the Hunstanton Heritage Gardens project. The project is funded by the Borough Council of King's Lynn & West Norfolk, the Heritage Lottery Fund, and the Big Lottery Fund.


For further information about the Hunstanton Heritage Garden events, please call our Activities Coordinator on 01553 616326