Things to do in August

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As usual this month is bustling with amazing things to see and do. For all of the listings make sure you check out the Visit the Broads website. In the meantime, here are a few of our favourites…

Beccles Antique Market (12 August)

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Beccles Antique Street Market 2017

Discover a treasure trove of bygone bits and bobs at the Beccles Antique Market. Beccles is a beautiful historic location just perfect for an antiques rummage, all set against the back drop of the beautiful Broads.

Signs of Summer (14 August)

Discover the National Trust’s glorious Hickling Broad with a wonder around their outstanding site looking out for the signs of summer. Dragonflies, swallowtail butterflies, lizards… what will you see?

Yoga at How Hill (14 August)

teddy bears picnic
Bring a teddy and enjoy a day of family fun at Whitlingham Country Park

Brush up on your ‘om’ at How Hill with a mid-week yoga break. The course is perfect for everyone from beginners to professionals and includes an optional boat trip. How Hill is the perfect location for slowing down and finding some inner peace.

Teddy Bears Picnic (15 August)

If you go down to the Broads today you’ll be sure of a big surprise… Bring a teddy to Whitlingham Country Park and picnic till your heart is content, bring along your friends of both the human and furry variety!

The Importance of Being Ernest (19 August)

Hemsby herring festival
Come along and celebrate the humble herring at Hemsby!

Have a jolly time at the theatre with outdoors traveling theatre company The Pantaloons. Be transported back in time to an age of carpet bags, landed gentry and gentlemen by the name of Ernest. Energetic, musical and you can bring a picnic hamper! 

Hemsby Herring Festival (26 August)

Discover the amazing maritime history of Hemsby at the Hemsby Herring Festival. The event is held at the Lifeboat Station and includes live music and a BBQ on the beach.