Hunstanton Festival Three set to begin

Fenland Ukuleles (FLUKES) celebrated their first birthday on February 3
at the Freebridge Providence Street Community Centre, Lynn, their usual weekly meeting place. ANL-160802-091314001
Fenland Ukuleles (FLUKES) celebrated their first birthday on February 3 at the Freebridge Providence Street Community Centre, Lynn, their usual weekly meeting place. ANL-160802-091314001

Festival Three events from the HDFA (Hunstanton and District Festival of Arts) this month, begin with the King’s Lynn Ukulele Club in the Spinney at the end of Hunstanton’s High Street tomorrow.

The full band will be entertaining from 1.30- 3.30. Come along and enjoy the unique and joyful sounds of the ukulele band with music old and new. This is a free event.

On August 21, you can hear the melodious sounds of the Hunstanton Concert Band. They will be playing a full programme of light hearted music, some of which you can sing along to, from 2–4pm at The Bandstand on the Green with the sea as a backdrop!

This annual event is called Picnic on the Green, and you are invited to bring along a hamper of food and drink plus seating and simply sit and enjoy the music. This is a free event.

On August 21 and 27, from 10-4pm, there are the Craft Fairs to visit at Hunstanton Town Hall.

This is a great place to find unusual gifts made by local craftsmen. Entry is free and refreshments will be available.

Also don’t forget to see the play “The Tempest”, and outdoor production at Thornham Village Hall grounds on Wednesday August 17 th .

This is an unusual take on Shakespeare’s last play, by the Heartbreak Theatre Company.

It is set “in the round” and full of mime, music and Druids! Tickets cost £12 with £10 concessions and are available from the Tourist Information Office on 01485 532610 or at the gate.

Bring warm clothing and low back seating as evenings can be chilly in theopen air.

A full bar will also be available.

All these events are sponsored by The Hunstanton & District Festival of Arts a registered charity based in Hunstanton and funded by Kings Lynn Borough Council.

Full details can be seen at the new HDFA website www.hdfa.org.uk.