Great Yarmouth is the place to be this August Bank Holiday. With the town’s normal festivities boosted by a wealth of parties, performances and celebrations, if you want to enjoy the August Bank Holiday Weekend to the full, there’s no place like Yarmouth.
If you’re in the mood for a relaxing alternative to the Bank Holiday madness, why not head to Fritton House, where the Mind, Body and Spirit Festival will be held. Featuring a range of therapies as well as some delicious organic foods and inspiring entertainment, it’s a great day out for families with young children.
If you love the roar of enormous engines, make sure you don’t miss out on the East Coast Truckers Convoy, which passes through Great Yarmouth on Sunday at around 5pm. On the return leg of their journey to Norwich, the trucks will be joined by The Beach Radio’s Beach Bunny vehicle.
For dedicated party animals who want to dance the night away, a select few of Great Yarmouth’s best venues have been granted a special 6am licence for the bank holiday weekend. Bar Karma, The Long Bar, Caesars, Atlantis Arena, Mission, and Evolution in King Street will all be open till 6.
Among the rest of the highlights of Great Yarmouth’s Bank Holiday celebrations are the Bank Holiday Family Fun Day at Yarmouth Race Course, featuring seven races and plenty to do for the kids, including donkey rides, face painting and bouncy castle. There is also a beachfront parade planned, as well as lots of special events around the Britannia Theatre.
So if you’ve been wondering what to do wiuth your bank holiday weekend, the answer’s simple: Make sure you get down to Great Yarmouth!