PUBLISHED: 06:30 30 March 2019 Karen Bethell Ali Ewbank of Happy Feet children's shoe shop gets into the 1960s spirit. Picture: KAREN BETHELL Archant Cromer’s Vintage 1960s Festival looks set to go with a swing today, with a fun-packed programme of events kicking off at 10.30am on the pier, the promenade and around the town. Art House Cafe owner Liz James, who has decorated her window with original 1960s memorabilia ranging from clothes and jewellery, to a soda siphon and crockery loaned by a customer. Picture: KAREN BETHELLDozens of local businesses have decorated their shop windows with displays on sixties themes ranging from flower power, to hippie fashions, while the Friends group at North Lodge Park clifftop gardens are hosting a day of music and dancing featuring local band Tom, Dick and Harry, followed by a performance by vintage vocalists The Walker Brothers of Norfolk at 4pm. Food and vintage stalls will be running all day on the promenade, … [Read more...] about Music, dancing and scooters on the pier, Cromer Vintage 1960s Festival set to attract crowds in their thousands
Video Fiona Bruce during filming of the Antiques Roadshow at Cromer. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY Archant When will Cromer Pier be on Antiques Roadshow? A. The episode of BBC1’s popular TV series filmed at Cromer Pier is due to air on Sunday, February 3, at 8pm. This will follow a week’s break from the show to make way for the fourth round FA Cup match between Chelsea and Sheffield Wednesday which took place on January 27.Q. Will there be just one episode featuring the pier?A. The BBC has confirmed there will be a second episode, however, an air date for it has not been set. BBC One isn’t showing the episodes in order, so it could be shown the following Sunday, on February 10, but they may well hold off until later in the year before putting it on.MORE: Test your Antiques Roadshow knowledge ahead of the show coming to Cromer PierQ. What can I expect to see on the Cromer Pier episode of the show? A. Having dusted off much-loved and long-neglected pieces of … [Read more...] about When will Cromer Pier be shown on Antiques Roadshow?
WANT to get away with the kids in the Easter holidays without getting on a plane? You can find family-friendly holiday destinations on your doorstep, from visiting beautiful beaches in Norfolk to Welsh castles or whale watching in Scotland. Plus, self catering in the UK gives your family freedom while keeping the holiday costs down.The Peak District With plenty of opportunities for walking, cycling and wildlife spotting, the Peak District is a great choice for active families. The national park is home to farm parks, a zoo and caves the kids can explore. There's also the 'Crich Tramway Village' and 'Gulliver's Kingdom' theme park for family-friendly days out. Find self catering holiday homes in the Peak District for a seven-night stay this Easter with Sykes Cottages from £226. Or book a short break in the Peak District for April 2019 with Last Minute Cottages from £195. Norfolk A holiday in Norfolk has it all with beautiful beaches, nature reserves, wildlife and seaside … [Read more...] about Cheap Easter 2019 family holidays and short breaks in the UK
There are so many beautiful places to visit in England. Are you planning a trip across the pond? It’s difficult to narrow it down to only a short list of the best places to visit in England. While there are so many quaint villages, charming towns, and vibrant cities to add to the list, I’ll start with 25 of them. It could take years and years to explore all of the prettiest England destinations. If you’re getting on a plane and jetting off to the land of high tea, double-decker buses, and the Royal Family, here’s a great list of towns, landmarks, and cities to visit in England. Table of Contents Best Places to Visit in England: London Cornwall Brighton Birmingham Manchester Liverpool Bristol Windsor Canterbury Jurassic Coast Oxford Peak District Nottingham Chester Stonehenge Lake District Isle of Wight Bath Northumberland Salisbury Cambridge York Dover Norfolk Stratford-upon-Avon Packing List It … [Read more...] about 25 Best Places to Visit in England: The Most Beautiful Places in England
Overview: In the second edition of his book "Pier Fishing in California," Ken Jones called this the best pier in California for catching fish. The number of fishermen here would seem to confirm that, but for tourists, the allures of this 1,140-foot weather-beaten spot are fewer. Most notable is the cute, low-key Chit-Chat Café at the pier's foot, which opens at 7 a.m. daily ("weather permitting," says the sign on the door), serving soup, sandwiches, breakfast bagels and omelets, as well as information on which fish are biting. … [Read more...] about San Mateo County piers