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Amazing programme of events in Hunstanton this summer

West Norfolk Council has launched its programme of Hunstanton events for 2023.

Free outdoor theatre and cinema screenings are planned, along with tennis sessions for schools, family activities in the summer holidays, a running course for women, a movement/dance class, a murder mystery evening and sunset walk.

Events announced so far:

Several summer events are taking place at the bandstand
Several summer events are taking place at the bandstand

Saturday, July 15

Free outdoor theatre: MacHamLear: Three well-known actors pitch their own preference – Macbeth, Hamlet or King Lear – their competing egos and a put-upon studio manager threaten to derail proceedings for the unfortunate host, struggling desperately to hold the whole project together. Free performance on The Green, starts at 7pm.

July 25, August 10, 15 & 24, 10:30am - 4pm

Pebble Painting on the Green. Meet at the Bandstand.

Wednesdays, August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 12:30pm & 2:30pm

Punch and Judy sessions on the Green. By the Bandstand.

August 3 & 17. Four sessions held between 11am and 3pm

Adventure Gardeners. Can you find the fabled Golden Trowel of Hunstanton? Join Gardeners Percy and Polly and become an Adventure Gardener yourself. Have fun with a treasure hunt, meet puppet friends and solve riddles to save the gardens. Fun for kids aged five to nine-years old. Meet at the Gazebo near the Play Area/Crazy Golf in the Heritage Gardens.

August 1-3

Summer Tennis Coaching at Hunstanton Recreation Ground. A three-day course for young people with qualified LTA coaches. Sign up to improve your tennis skills. Course cost- £15. Booking essential- visit www.west-norfolk.gov.uk/hunstantonevents. Places are limited.

Saturday, August 12: Free family outdoor theatre: Alice Through the Looking Glass on the Green. Next to the Bandstand.

Saturday, August 19: Free outdoor cinema on the Green: Top Gun Maverick

Don your flight suit and aviators to come and enjoy a free screening of the most recent Top Gun film starring Tom Cruise. Film starts at 9pm. Arrive early with your blankets and chairs to get your place.

Sunday 20: Free outdoor cinema on the Green: Grease

West Norfolk T-Birds and Pink Ladies are invited to a free screening of the classic 1978 musical comedy starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John. Film starts at 9pm. Arrive early with your blankets and chairs to get your place.

Plus a free indoor Children’s cinema screening of The Super Mario Brothers Movie in collaboration with Hunstanton Town Council. To be screened at 11am (doors open at 10:15am) on Sunday 20 August. 250 seats available, allocated on a first come first served basis. Free film recommended for children aged 7+. Must be accompanied by an adult.

October half term

Hansel and Gretel puppet show in the Town Hall in collaboration with Hunstanton Town Council.

Saturday, October 28

Murder mystery evening in The Golden Lion: The Haunting of Hunstanton

Further events will be added, the full programme will be regularly updated to the events page of the borough council website and can be viewed here: west-norfolk.gov.uk/hunstantonevents.

Borough council social media channels will also be frequently updated.

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