Things to do over Easter in Great Yarmouth 2017
At Seacroft Holiday Village we have lots of fantastic live entertainment for you to enjoy, but there’s also things to see and do over Easter in Great Yarmouth, the nearby seaside town, and it isn’t all about the kids! There’s plenty of things for grown-ups to enjoy across the Easter weekend, from Treasure Trails around the seaside town of Great Yarmouth, to an Easter-special quiz night at a local coffee lounge.
Photo of Great Yarmouth Seafront by Kieran Tovell
Easter Quiz Night at Margo’s Lounge, Gorleston-on-Sea
Why not pop down to Margo’s Lounge in the nearby town of Gorleston-on-Sea? Starting at 7:30p.m. on the 11th April 2017, this ‘70s themed coffee lounge has coffes, shakes, and fruit juices (and the odd cocktail) as well as something to nibble on whilst you take part in their special Easter quiz. Why not get a few friends together and give it a go?
Roman Revelations at a Fascinating Fort, Burgh Castle, Great Yarmouth
This guided-tour around the regions best-preserved Roman ruins explains how the fort was constructed, what it was used for by the Romans and who was allowed inside. There are also views of the beautiful Breydon Water that connects the Northern and Southern Broads, with the opportunity to walk down the steps to reed beds and perhaps see some of Norfolk’s diverse wildlife.
£4.00 per adult. Call the Tourist Information Centre on 01493 846 346 to book.
Photo of Sunset at Burgh Castle by David Street
Titanic: Honour & Glory exhibition, Time and Tide, Great Yarmouth
Why not visit the touring Titanic: Honour & Glory exhibition when it comes to Great Yarmouth this Easter? Open from the 1st April 2017 until 24th September 2017, the exhibition features genuine artefacts from one of the most famous ocean liners in the world, as well as props and costumes from the popular film of the same name by James Cameron. The Time & Tide also has a number of fascinating displays on the maritime history of Great Yarmouth, complete with replica Victorian row and fisherman’s house!
Friday 14th April 2017
The Canadian Spring – Stand Up, St George’s Theatre, Great Yarmouth
Why not enjoy both the comedic wit of Tony Law and Bobby Mair whilst experiencing the historic St George’s Theatre this Easter? Both comedians are Canadian, and have made many television appearances in the UK including ‘8 Out of 10 Cats’ – guaranteed to be a night of laughs. The St George’s Theatre is also a sight to see, as an ex-church dating back to the 1700s, it was re-purposed in the 70s as a theatre and has undergone various restorations since. Complete with plaza and café bar to accompany the theatre, this is one for the comedy lovers and historians!
Photo of St George’s Theatre by Lyn Bird
Saturday 15th April 2017
Why not enjoy the dog racing at Great Yarmouth’s famous Yarmouth Stadium over the Easter weekend? With televised races, a large track-view restaurant, diner, 4 licensed bars, a fast food cafeteria, grandstands and seating, a night out at the Greyhound Racing over Easter weekend has fun for everyone. You can enjoy a delicious meal in The Raceview Restaurant whilst staff take your bet directly from your table, or if you want to watch from the trackside do so from the Trackside Bar, and grab a bite to eat from the Raceview Diner.
Sunday 16th April 2017
American & Classic Car Display, Great Yarmouth
Perfect for a sunny Easter afternoon on the gorgeous Great Yarmouth seafront is the American & Classic Car Display! Run by the East Coast Pirates Car Club, Norfolk’s biggest car club, this display takes place on the Anchor Plaza in Great Yarmouth. Whether you’re an enthusiast or just like to have a look, all are welcome to this fantastic display including classic Hot Rods, Harley Davidson bikes and trikes as well as classic cars from either side of the pond – and perhaps some custom cars if you’re lucky! With free entry, this is one to consider if the weather is good.
Medieval Town Wall, Great Yarmouth Minster
Why not enjoy a guided tour of England’s second-most complete Medieval Town Wall? The trained tour guide will explain how it was built, the methods of reinforcement during times of unrest, and how it shaped the Great Yarmouth we know today. Located near Great Yarmouth’s Minster, a short 15-minute walk from the Great Yarmouth seafront, the wall dates back to the 1200s and was built in an effort to fend off pirates from the seaside town.
You can find out more about Great Yarmouth’s heritage walks here.
Photo of Yarmouth Minster by Nick Butcher
Please contact the service provider before travelling for correct information and prices. Last reviewed 21 March 2017.