March Events in Norfolk

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March is the beginning of spring which may mean a little warmer weather and more sunshine in Norfolk. Let’s also not forget about Mother’s Day. In this post we will share the best events in Norfolk in March 2022.

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March 2022 Norfolk Events

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

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 March is your last chance to see them before they disappear. 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.

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 and check out a short video from our 2022 visit here to learn more about what to expect.

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

Shrove Tuesday Party at Norwich Cathedral

When: 1 March

Celebrate Shrove Tuesday at Norwich Cathedral and raise funds for Christian Aid. Tickets cost £10 (including drinks and snacks) and the fun starts at 19:30.

Get more information here.

Norfolk Maker’s Festival at the Forum

When: 9 March – 20 March

The Norfolk Makers Festival is a free, annual event that brings together tens of thousands of people in a celebration of creativity and making heritage. Inside the The Forum in Norwich, there will be inspirational exhibitions, demonstrations, hands-on activities, conversation, talks and workshops where you can engage with local crafters, hobbyists, and small businesses.

Get more information here.

Animal Farm at Norwich Theatre Royal

When: 9 – 12 March

George Orwell’s classic story, Animal Farm, comes to life through puppets on stage thanks to an award-winning team and the Children’s Theatre Partnership.

Read our review of Animal Farm for more information.

The YNAC Arts & Crafts Fair

When: 12 March

Young creatives aged 16 – 30 will be selling their products at this special free arts and crafts fair at the Norwich Arts Centre.

Get more information here.

Pablo Picasso: The Legacy of Youth

When: 13 March – 17 July

Pablo Picasso: The Legacy of Youth looks at the early artistic development of Pablo Picasso, from his teenage years to his thirties (1896 – 1914). With over 20 works by Picasso including rarely seen paintings and drawings along with more familiar works, the exhibition at the Sainsbury Centre follows Picasso’s progress, from his childhood in Malaga to his rise in Paris.

Read our review of the Picasso exhibition in Norwich here.

Music from the Movies at Norwich Cathedral

When: 19 March

Join world-renowned chamber orchestra, London Concertante as they preform iconic movie soundtracks inside Norwich Cathedral. It’s a fun concert for the whole family as it includes excerpts from George Lucas’ epic space opera ‘Star Wars’, Steven Spielberg’s ‘Jurassic Park’, ‘Schindler’s List’ and ‘ET’, along with ‘Mission: Impossible’, ‘Skyfall’, ‘The Godfather’, and more!

Get tickets here.

Paint the Town in Great Yarmouth

For five days, residents and visitors are invited to discover Great Yarmouth’s art scene through exhibitions, live street art, chalk works, a ghost sign trail and more! This event is new for 2022.

Get more information here.

Flavours Festival in Great Yarmouth

When: 25-27 March

A new festival celebrating the food in Great Yarmouth. Learn about the food and produce in Yarmouth.

Get more information here.

Mothering Sunday/Mother’s Day

When: March 27

Time to treat Mum to something special. There are lots of places around the county offering special deals for the occasion. Check out our list of the best Mother’s Day specials in Norfolk.

Looking Ahead

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