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Hunstanton and District Festival of Arts Festival 3 By the Sea offers art, music and live theatre





For art and music lovers, there will be a lot on offer to see and do in Hunstanton this month.

Festival 3 By the Sea, in collaboration with the Hunstanton and District Festival of Arts (HDFA), is providing art exhibitions, live music, open gardens and theatre performance.

On Saturday, there will be live music with the popular Busker’s Corner at the Victorian Pavilion.

Ian Wells performs at the music festival Hunstanton
Ian Wells performs at the music festival Hunstanton

This is being held in the Heritage Gardens from 2pm-4pm and musicians can come along and play and sing in an informal garden setting.

It’s an open-mic event and for those new to performing in public, this is a good place to start.

For art lovers there is an exhibition in the town hall from Friday until Sunday.

Shirely Carnt is an artist based in Thornham
Shirely Carnt is an artist based in Thornham

It features original art by local artists who have been invited to display their work and it offers a chance to buy pieces at affordable prices.

Entry is free to the exhibition and refreshments will be available.

Artist Shirley Carnt will officially open it at 6pm on Friday, with it closing at 4pm on Sunday.

Audience members enjoy the shows on The Green in Hunstanton
Audience members enjoy the shows on The Green in Hunstanton

A display of some of the ceramic tiles painted by local children and community groups, which are destined eventually for the sea wall, will also be on display.

For further details contact Bob Davies art@n-train.co.uk

On Thursday, June 22 there will be a performance of David Walliams’ Bad Dad performed by the Heartbreak Theatre Company who are currently touring the country.

Hunstanton and District Festival of Arts (HDFA) has lots to offer at its Festival 3 By the Sea
Hunstanton and District Festival of Arts (HDFA) has lots to offer at its Festival 3 By the Sea

This is a one-off chance to see the live, open-air performance, starting at 4.30pm in the Hunstanton Community Centre.

Tickets cost £15 per adult, £5 per child or a family ticket at £35.

Gates will open at 3.30pm for picnics in the field and visitors can bring low seating.

The Princess Theatre in Hunstanton
The Princess Theatre in Hunstanton

Refreshments will be available and if it rains the performance will go ahead in the centre’s hall.

Visit here or contact Adrian Eden at adrian@buyanotherbook.com or pop into By the Book in the High Street, Hunstanton for tickets.

The Hunstanton One-Act Drama Festival will also be taking place at the Princess Theatre. Starting on Friday, June 30 until Sunday, July 2 it consists of three days of one-act plays where local, national and amateur groups come together to perform.

Sunny Hunny. Hunstanton and District Festival of Arts (HDFA) has lots to offer at Festival 3 By the Sea
Sunny Hunny. Hunstanton and District Festival of Arts (HDFA) has lots to offer at Festival 3 By the Sea

Tickets cost £7.50 per show or a season ticket to see all plays is £20.

For further information on Festival 3 By the Sea events visit here.

Alternatively, call 01485 533933.



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