February Events in Norfolk

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February is the month of love and romance in Norfolk (and around the world). Don’t let the cold weather stop you from having a good time. In this post we will share the best events in Norfolk in February 2022.

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February 2022 Norfolk Events

If you are looking for things to do in Norfolk in February, you have come to the right place. Here you will find events happening in February 2022 in Norfolk. It includes some events that are family-friendly and/or free.

Also check out our recommendations for things to do during the February half-term.

Remember there can always be last minute changes, so it’s always a good idea to double-check the details with the organization hosting the event.

Please also make sure you follow all COVID guidelines. You should take a lateral flow test before meeting up with others and stay home if its positive or you have symptoms.

Walsingham Abbey Snowdrops

When: 24 January – early March

Walsingham Abbey is one of the best places to see snowdrops in Norfolk and they will be at their peak in February. Head to this charming village in North Norfolk for their Snowdrop Walks where you can explore the grounds to see these beautiful white flowers, the ruins of the Abbey,the Crypt, Shirehall Museum, and Prison.

Admission is £6 for adults, £2.50 for children 6-16, and free for under 6. No booking is required, and you must pay by card. Get more details here.

King’s Lynn Fairground Mart

When: 12 – 20 February

The Tuesday Market Place in King’s Lynn, one of England’s grandest squares, turns into a funfair. The Mart is a tribute to the great work of Frederick Savage, who worked with the Showmen’s Guild to develop new fairground rides.

Children’s Day, when all rides (except for the Booster, dodgems and cars) are reduced to £1 is Monday, February 14.

Teddy Bear Express

When: 12 – 20 February

Join the Bure Valley mascot bear for a half-term week of fun! Children can take part in a themed activity for their 45-minute (each-way) journey and the Whilstlestop Café will be decorated.

To make this truly a children’s event, kids are free when accompanied by a full fare-paying adult (maximum 2 children 0-15 per adult). Pre-booking is advisable but not required. Be sure to arrive 15 minutes before the departure time of the train. Get more information here.

PS. Don’t forget to bring your Teddy!

Pirate-Themed River Trips

When: 14 – 18 February

Pirates have nicked the Cordon Rouge and have been seen flying the Jolly Roger on the Norfolk Broads. They are after the lost treasure and need a crew to help them find it. Will you help them and get a share or be forced to walk the plank.

The family-friendly pirate themed river trip aboard the Cordon Rouge features pirate themed decoration, children’s activity packs, fancy dress and commentary from our Pirate ship Captain “Flint”. The boat ride lasts for 1.5 hours runs twice a day.

Tickets are £12.50 per person under 5s are £1.00. Get more information here.

Love Light Norwich

When: 17 – 19 February

This exciting light festival themed around love and belonging is back for 2022. See much-loved Norwich landmarks transformed into vibrant artworks, enjoy performances from renowned artists, join in with the city centre procession, and take part in the interactive installations.

It’s free to attend.  Get more information in our guide to Love Light Norwich 2022.

Coldplace at Corn Hall in Diss

When: 19 February

See the world’s best Coldplay tribute band. In 16 years, the band have performed over 800 gigs around the UK and abroad in numerous countries. It’s the next best thing to seeing Coldplay live and it’s only a fraction of the price ( £20).

Get more information and purchase tickets here.

East Anglia Wedding Show at Norfolk Showground

When: February 19-20

If you are planning to get married, this show has the largest gathering of wedding experts in East Anglia under one roof, there is something for everyone! You will find exhibitors for Bridal ware, venues, jewellers, caterers, wedding décor, florists, cake markers, stationery, marquees, wedding entertainment, and more.

Get more information here.

England’s Women v Spain at Carrow Road

When: 20 February

This women’s football match is part of a new tournament where four of the world’s top ten teams clash in February across three matchdays at three different venues. England will play Spain at the home of Norwich City Football Club, giving fans the chance to watch some of the world’s best as they prepare for the European Championships in July 2022.

Get tickets here.

Raveningham Woodland Lumiere

When: 25 February – 26 March

A winter light and art trail at the same place where they hold the Raveningham Sculpture Trail. Read our review from Lumiere 2021 to learn more about what to expect.

Admission is £6 per adult and under 18s are free. Get more information here.

Discover Japan at the Forum

When: 26 February

Join in various intercultural activities, including a Japanese language taster, origami, Japanese calligraphy and many more. Thanks to the the Japan Foundation, this event is free for all.

Get more information here.

The Gin to My Tonic Festival

When: 26 February

Try 120+ different craft gins and spirits (vodka and rum) from across the UK and beyond at The Halls in Norwich.  You will learn about new gins you are likely not to have discovered yet and enjoy tasting samples from an array of exhibiting distillers. There will also be live entertainment to get into the party spirit.

Tickets are £16.50 per person. Cash and card payments will be accepted for tokens to be used at the bar. You must be 18 or older to attend.

Get more information here.

Looking Ahead

See March events in Norfolk here.

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