Festivals

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Norwich is home to one of the top four arts festivals in the country, the largest beer festival in Britain and oldest Lord Mayor's Procession outside London.

 Take a peek at our favourites:

Something for everyone

  • Norfolk & Norwich Festival (May) - international arts festival
  • Wymondham Music Festival (Jun/Jul) - the beautiful market town of Wymondham celebrates great music. Enjoy music in the market place, Town Busking Day, jazz in the Abbey, flamenco at the Regal and more.
  • Lord Mayor’s Celebration (July) - a large street procession, fireworks, music festival, funfair, outdoor theatre, comedy, dancers, street artists and lots more.
  • The Broads Outdoors Festival (May) - great for all ages, lots of opportunities to get out on the water, or explore the wildlife and heritage around the Broads. 

For foodies

 For the culture vulture

  • UEA Spring & Autumn Literary Festivals - hear from some of the big-name authors from around the world (Feb-Apr & Sep-Nov).
  • Worlds International Literature Festival (June) - International writers festival
  • Shakespeare Festival (July) - enjoy the Bard in the medieveal surroundings of the Cathedral cloisters
  • The Hostry Festival (Oct-Nov) - home-made in Norfolk, arts festival. 

Music lovers

  • WoW Music Festival - acoustic, roots, country, blues and everything in between, all in a large field outside Diss!
  • Sundown Festival 2014-  headliners include Chase & Status, Ellie Goulding
  • Reload festival - biggest new music festival of its kind in East Anglia, bringing a raft of music legends to Norwich this September.

Sundown festival 2013


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