Fine weather, please, for The Tempest at Thornham

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An outdoor production of Shakespeare’s The Tempest is to be staged at Thornham Village Hall grounds on Wednesday, August 17.

This one-off performance will be the main event in the “Festival Three by the Sea” programme during August by Hunstanton & District Festival of Arts

Here you will be able to gather round the Heartbreak production’s stone circle to meet druids, bards and revellers for a mystical rendition of Shakespeare’s final play.

Suitable for all ages, the actors will use a combination of mask, dance and song to transport you to Prospero’s magic island. This is a professional touring theatre company so there is just one show before they move on to their next venue. Previous productions in this area have included Jane Eyre and Dracula.

As it is an outdoor performance, bring warm clothing, low back seating and a picnic! Refreshments will also be available in the hall; the show starts at 7.30 and gates open at 6.30.

Tickets cost £12 adult or £10 concessions and are available from Hunstanton Tourist Information Centre on 01485 532610 or contact Heartbreak at www.heartbreakproductions.co.uk . They will also be available at the door, but advance booking is advised.

Other August projects include the favourite Crafts Fairs held at Hunstanton Town Hall on Wednesday 3rd, Tuesday 23rd and Saturday 27th, open 10am- 4pm. homemade refreshments will be available, too.

On August 13, King’s Lynn Ukulele Club will be performing at “The Spinney” at the end of Hunstanton High Street from 1.30 - 3.30 and this is a free event.

The annual “Picnic on the Green” with the Town Concert Band is at the Bandstand on the Green from 2-4pm on August 21; this is another free event.

The “Hunny Folk Festival” to be held at the Wash n Tope pub in Hunstanton on September 24 and the line-up includes The Fried Pirates.