The Borough Council of King’s Lynn & West Norfolk has announced its programme of King’s Lynn events for 2022.
Platinum Jubilee Celebration
Bank Holiday Thursday 2 June:
King’s Staithe Square.
The long weekend starts at 4pm with children’s activities, live music, the national beacon lighting at 9:45pm and fireworks.
Bank Holiday Friday 3 June:
Town Centre and King’s Staithe Square.
At 11:55am a Queen's Jubilee Parade will march through King’s Lynn, led by bagpipers and will include cadets, guides, scouts and St John Ambulance. It will be the largest parade to ever march through King’s Lynn.
There’s more live music on stage in King’s Staithe Square and activities for children.
Saturday 4 June:
King’s Staithe Square and Alive Corn Exchange in the Tuesday Market Place.
More activities for children and live music in King’s Staithe Square. Also, the Alive Corn Exchange will open its doors for free entry to watch a film about the Coronation in 1953, called A Queen is Crowned.
Sunday 5 June:
Jubilee picnic and fun day, in partnership with the King’s Lynn Lions and Radio West Norfolk.
King’s Lynn Hanse Festival
Sunday 12 June 2022
Following a flag parade through town, there will be children’s games, dancing and music on King’s Staithe Square. Boat racing on the river.
Saturday 25, Sunday 26 June, Friday 1, Saturday 2, Friday 8, and Saturday 9 July 2022
Organised by the Festival Too committee, we are pleased to be supporting Festival Too once again. A free, unticketed, event held in King’s Lynn over three weekends.
More details from https://www.festivaltoo.co.uk/
Folk in the Town
Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 July 2022
Two days of traditional folk, Americana, folk rock, bluegrass and everything in between. All live and free in the Tuesday Market Place.
Sunday 31 July 2022
A day of soulful music in the Tuesday Market Place.
Hanseatic Festival of Watersports
Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 August 2022
Motorboats race up to 100mph along the Ouse, in this high-octane spectacle. People can watch the action from the historic waterfront of King’s Lynn.
Mods and Rockers
Sunday 14 August 2022
Scooter and motorbike enthusiasts gather for a look back at these 60s subcultures.
Sunday 21 August 2022
Enjoy music from the 90’s and 00’s in the Tuesday Market Place.
Sunday 28 August 2022
Sit back in the Tuesday Market Place and enjoy some simple sounds.
Mini Meet in the Tuesday Market Place
Sunday 4 September 2022
The Tuesday Market Place welcomes vintage and modern examples of this iconic car.
Sign up now at west-norfolk.gov.uk/minimeet
Heritage Open Day King's Lynn
Sunday 11 September 2022
Organised by King’s Lynn Civic Society places of interest in King's Lynn open their doors to the public.
Classic Car Day
Sunday 11 September 2022
As part of Heritage Open Day, vintage vehicles will be proudly displayed in the Tuesday Market Place.
Sign up now at west-norfolk.gov.uk/classiccarday