Events

From Live music to Giant Inflatables, theres a Plethora of different activities for the whole family! A Comprehensive list of events and activities is listed below, as well as in our programme.

Live Music

Spread across two stages, our live music line-up features emerging artists as well as established performers, why not kick back with a refreshing beverage,theres something for everyone!

Main Music Arena – Saturday

12pm – Access to Music Band 

1pm – Finn Doherty

2pm – Storm

3pm – Falling from Trees

4pm – Junk Shop Poets

5pm – The Watchover

6pm – Scrapyard Dog Blues Band

7pm – Weirdy Beardy Band

8pm – Everybody’s Dead Dave

9pm – 2Loud4lentil

Acoustic Arena – Saturday

Dynamo Roadshow – DJ’ing throughout the weekend between acts.

12pm – Mike Charlton 

1pm – Just ash

2pm – Going Dutch 

3pm – Ben McEwan Brown

4pm –  4 Non Beards

5pm – Tristan Diego hall

6pm – Chivalry

7pm – Late nights early mornings

8pm – The Jamos and sir Matthew band

9pm – The Aspen Road Band

Main Music Arena – Sunday

Compere – Simon Jones

11.30am – Dragons Stage School

11.50am – Stage Door Youth Theatre

12pm – Triple T

12.20pm – Paul and Stephen Amer “Hits of the Rat Pack”

12.50pm – Great Yarmouth Childrens Theatre

1pm – East Coast College Performing Arts

1.20pm – G ‘The man of a thousand Voices”

1.40pm Tiger – Lillies

2pm – Liberty Popey 

2.20pm – Freestyle Dance Co.

2.40pm – Peter Stewart

3pm – Tuba Swingy

4pm – The Old Stuff Band 

5pm – The Anyones 

6pm – Jaques D’Ladde

7pm – Without Motif 

8pm – Sam Coe and Long Shadows 

9pm – The Scratchband

Acoustic Arena – Sunday

Dynamo Roadshow – DJ’ing throughout the weekend between acts.

12pm – Tony & Bev and friends

1pm – Dav & Duncan (special guest Tamzine)

2pm – Chris James 

3pm – Kieran LH

4pm – Dana

5pm – Christy bullen

6pm – Knotted

7pm – Meg Hughes

8pm – Differential 

9pm – Sneaky beats

Sports Displays (Sunday)

Come along and support some of our amazing local Sports groups, everything from Twirling to Karate

Schedule

1pm – Tri Star Twirlers

1.30pm – Kuk Sool Won

2pm – Crystalette Twirlers

2.30pm – Fay Bedford Stage Dance

3pm – Pheonix Karate Schools

Dog Show (Saturday 29th July Only)

Situated in Arena 9 (opposite Arnott Avenue) our fun dog show is a hit with all of our visitors (both two and four legged!)

Prices: £1 per Class or £5 for 6 Classes

Registration Begins at 10am and closes at 11.45am

No puppies under 6 months or season bitches.

 

 

 

Categories

12pm       Prettiest Bitch

12.15pm  Handsomest Dog

12.30pm  Best Rescue Dog/Bitch

12.45pm  Best Junior Handler (under 16)

1.00pm    Best Smooth Coated Dog/Bitch

1.15pm    Best Long Coated Dog/Bitch

1.30pm    Dog/Bitch Most Like Its Owner

1.45pm    Dog/Bitch With Most Awesome Eyes

2.00pm    Dog/Bitch With the Waggiest Tail

2.15pm    Dog/Bitch Judge Would Like to Take Home

 

WAW Wrestling (3.30pm Saturday 29th July)

The hard-core wrestlers from WAW Wrestling will be putting on an awesome show for you all at 3.30pm on Saturday 29 July. It’s been a few year’s since they have been with us and we are excited to invite them back. The show is free to watch but voluntary donations will be welcomed to assist with our crowdfunding campaign. The show will be held in Arena 9 (opposite Arnott Avenue and past the emergency services).

 

Children’s Arena

An arena aimed at under 12s providing fun and frolics over Sat 29 and Sun 30 July. Expect pirates, princesses and birds of prey as well as lots of fun arts and crafts activities to keep the little ones entertained. Andy the Clown will be running circus skills and clown workshops between the entertainment schedule below. You will find this fun packed arena at the Pirate Ship ‘yoho ah hoy matey!’

Proudly Sponsored by Bloomfield Marquees

Children’s Arena – Saturday

12pm – A Pirate’s Life for Us – A Swashbuckling Show
1pm –  Dance Yourself Dizzy – If You’re Happy and You Know It…
2pm – Abracadabra – An entertaining Magic Show
3pm – A Fairy Tale Meet and Greet – A Tale as Old As Time
4pm – A Pirate’s Life for Us! – A Swashbuckling Show

Children’s Arena – Sunday

12pm – Dance Yourself Dizzy – With Special Friends
1pm – A Pirate’s Life for Us – A Swashbuckling Show
2pm – Dandini Puppets – Traditional Seaside Show
3pm – Abracadabra – An entertaining Magic Show
4pm – Dandini Puppets – Traditional Seaside Show
5pm – A Pirate’s Life for Us! – A Swashbuckling Show

Comedy Arena (Saturday 29th July Only) Arena 4

Suffolk Punch Comedy Club – Having a Laugh for Charity Join us to host two comedy shows on Saturday Afternoon. Laughter is Guaranteed and Parental Guidance is advised. Find the comedians in the trim trail area (Arena 4) 

Comedy Line-Up

2.00pm Martin Westgate – A quick one liner comedian who deals in puns, gags and real life hilarity, all wrapped up in a lumberjack shirt.
2.10pm Ciara Jack – likes to explore what it’s like to be the product of two different countries under a government that brought you naughty wheat fields and Brexit.
2.20pm Eoghan Lavery – Ever since escaping from the war-torn wastelands of 1980s Northern Ireland, Eoghan Lavery has been misusing the medium of stand-up as a means of exorcising the demons of his past… and will continue to do so until he can afford a proper therapist.
2.30pm Trisha Timpson – Senior barmaid Trisha Timpson has been sent as a brand ambassador for the pub chain which employs her. What she lacks in intellect is made up for in enthusiasm
2.40pm Olly Watson – is a thatcher and poet who will be discussing the ups and downs of Dogging in the sleepy Suffolk town of Bungay.
4.00pm Ciara Jack – likes to explore what it’s like to be the product of two different countries under a government that brought you naughty wheat fields and Brexit.
4.10pm Dan Collins – “Standing nearly two meters tall. This mamal, native to the midlands of Great Britain, can often be found wandering onto stages and flailing its limbs in a sort of comical mannor. No one, perhaps not even the creature itself, knows why it behaves this way.”-David Attenborough-…Well, he never actually ‘said’ this. We’re paraphrasing.
4.20pm Trisha Timpson – Senior barmaid Trisha Timpson has been sent as a brand ambassador for the pub chain which employs her. What she lacks in intellect is made up for in enthusiasm
4.30pm Martin Westgate – A quick one liner comedian who deals in puns, gags and real life hilarity, all wrapped up in a lumberjack shirt.
4.40pm Alex Oliver – ‘induced paroxysms of laughter’ – Three weeks

East Anglian Bikers Display (Saturday 29th Only)

They’re not Nothern, they’re not Southern – they’re East Anglians and they are bringing their collection of bikes along for you to take a look at and admire throughout Saturday. You will find the collection of two wheeled wonders in the trim trail area (Arena 4).

Arena 8 – Emergency Services

As always, the emergency services will be in attendance to engage with visitors. The services will have activities available for you to take part in and vehicles to take a look around. In this arena you will find:

Fire Service

Police

Coast Guard

RNLI

Private ambulance (no activities/tour of vehicle)

Strong Man/Woman Competition (Sunday 30th July Only)

Hosted by Top Body Gym, we welcome back the strongest men and women of Gorleston to compete for the title! For those wishing to compete, registration is 10.30-11.30 on the morning and more information can be obtained from Scott or John at Top Body on 01493 655229, entry is £10. This year’s event is Novice Mens and Open Female. For spectators, the competition kicks off at 12pm and you can watch the entrants compete in the deadlift, farmers walk and tyre filp to name a few. You will find the competition taking place in the trim trail area of the clifftop (Arena 4).

Fun Fair

Once again the fun fair returns for all you thrill seekers! Situated just past the pitch and putt course you will find the waltzers, dodgems and other adrenaline raising rides!

Giant Inflatables

If the fun fair wasn’t enough for you then you can have a bounce around on the giant inflatables too! A giant Wild West assault course as well as other fun bouncy castles/slides and inflatables will be available.

Children’s Rides

If your little one isn’t quite suited to the fun of the fair then you will find some more children’s rides further along the clifftop past the emergency services. Rides include swings and the cups and saucers! Fun Karts will also be available on Sunday.

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