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Weird What’s On
March 2024

March 1: YA Romantasy Panel

 Rachel Greenlaw, Sarah Underwood, and Shade Lapite in conversation with BookTok’s Kat Redfern Join an incredible panel of authors as they discuss all things fantasy, romance and YA fiction with Booktokker Kat Redfern.

Waterstones, Norwich , 6.30pm to 8pm

More info: Waterstones website

March 1: Winter Talk - Last Voyage of the Gloucester

Time and Tide Museum, Great Yarmouth. Join Professor Claire Jowitt to discover the incredible story of the Gloucester ship, the wreck of which was discovered off the Norfolk coast in 2007 after sinking in 1682. Learn about the ship’s last voyage and why it is significant. 

Time and Tide Museum, Great Yarmouth - 2.30pm to 3.30pm

More info:  Book Tickets - Time and Tide Museum website

March 1 to 3: Norwich Queer International Festival of Film

A three day festival of over 200 films by queer producers, writers, directors and actors from over 45 countries. This event is open to both industry delegates and the general public. Single session and weekend tickets available ranging from £5-50. 


More info:  The Forum website

March 1 - 3: Snowdrop Walks at Walshingham Abbey

Enjoy the end of the season at Walsingham, which is open from 10am to 4pm daily.


More info: Walsingham Abbey website

March 1: Calmness in the Darkness, a Silent Stroll Along Brnacaster Beacj

Norfolk Coast Protected Landscapes Dark Skies Festival Presents: Calmness in the Darkness, a silent beach walk. This walk promises to be a unique experience that will awaken your senses and leave you feeling refreshed. Don't miss out on this opportunity to find solace in the darkness.

Brancaster - 6pm to 7pm

More info:  Eventbrite listing

March 2: Spiritual, Wellness and Crafts fair

March 2: Spiritual, Wellness and Crafts Fair, The Forum, Norwich, 10am to 5pm.

The Forum, Norwich


March 5: Nocturnal Illumination  Nature's Secret Lights

A special one-off joint walk alongside Jon Tyler from Wild for Woods and expert David Atthowe as a part of the Norfolk AONB Dark Skies Festival. A guided exploration of natural lights only to be found at night. Explore nature’s light and illumination from Triboluminescence to Biofluorescence to shining stars and rocks that glow. Experience the hidden world on the edge of Norfolk’s chalk reef. 

Seaview Beach Cafe, West Runton - 6.30pm

More Info: Reveal Nature website

March 5: The Ups and Downs of Elm Hill, c.1450-2023 by Vitor Morgan

Today Elm Hill is considered to be one of Norwich’s major tourist attractions, yet it has experienced a number of economic and social ups and downs and cultural transformations since the late-medieval period. Drawing on documents, historical illustrations and the surviving standing structures Victor will tell the story.

The Forum, Norwich - 6.30pm to 8pm

More  info:  Eventbrite

March 5 - 12: Kelling Heath's Spring Star Party

As a Dark Sky Discovery Site, North Norfolk is an ideal destination for a cosmic adventure. This annual celebration welcomes budding amateurs and professionals to marvel at the night sky. 

Kelling Heath

More info: Kelling Heath website

March 7: The Enfield Poltergeist

Fresh from the fringe theatre circuit, the original stage production based on the alleged haunting of a council house in Enfield, London arrives at the Puppet Theatre in Norwich as part of a spring UK tour. 

Norwich Puppet Theatre

More info: Tickets

March 9: Working for Norfolk's Bats

An opportunity for anyone with an interest in bats to hear about Norfolk and Norwich Bat Group's work, with talks, displays and refreshments. 

John Innes Centre, Norwich - 1pm to 5pm

More info: Tickets

March 15: Winter Talk - Eating with the Tudors

 A talk on food in the Tudor era based on Brigitte Webster’s book Eating with the Tudors. 

Time and Tide Museum, Great Yamouth - 2.30pm to 3.30pm

More info: Time and Time Museum website

March 16: Winter Watertrail on HicklingBroad

Winter Watertrail on Hickling Broad, from  Norfolk Wildlife Trust Hickling Broad. Join us for a Winter Watertrail on Hickling Broad. Take a journey into the heart of the reserve with the intention to seek and observe winter wildlife. The trip will explore areas of Hickling Broad and may venture further into Heigham Sound, Meadow and Candle Dykes. 

Hickling Broad - 10.30am

More info: Eventbrite

March 16: Barn Dance with Yare Folk

Barn Dance with Yare Folk, in aid of Buckenham Ancient Woodland Trust, Lingwood Village Hall, Lingwood, 7pm to 11pm. With caller Les Wallace and music from Yare Folk.

Lingwood Village Hall - 7pm to 11pm

More info: Tickets

March 21: Dark Skies Guided Walk at NWT Cley Marshes

Join experts from the Norfolk Wildlife Trust on a dark skies walk through a coastal nature reserve. Let the moon and the stars light your way as your senses adjust to the darkness around you. Listen to the sounds of night and learn more about the wildlife who conduct their daily business under the dark skies of the Norfolk coast.

NWT Cley Marshes - 6pm to 7pm

More info: Tickets

March 22-23: Fakenham Gin and Beer Festival

There will be 25 or more beers to choose from, cider, Black Shuck Distillery gin and spirits, live music, food and good company. 

Community Centre. Oak Street, Fakenham

More info: Fakenham Beer Festival website

March 25: Baba Yaga

Baba Yaga, much-loved traditional Eastern European folktale, retold as an enchanting musical especially for children and families which explores the power of love and forgiveness. 

St George's Guildhall, King's Lynn

More info: Guildhall website

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