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Norfolk is not widely recognised as a grape growing region, with wheat, barley and sugar beet more commonly grown. However, Norfolk does have the climate to produce some delicious award-winning wines, especially still whites, so you may like to consider buying a Norfolk produced wine when you next replenish your wine rack.
There is nothing like putting on your winter woollies and standing round a crackling bonfire, watching fireworks magically light up the night sky. The sweet smell of toffee apples, candy floss, popcorn and cinder toffee fill the air as children excitedly hold sparklers with their knitted mittens. There is something special about Bonfire Night, however old you are.
The nights are pulling in and shops are being stocked with pumpkins, lanterns, dressing up costumes and other freakish items to terrify the county. Whether you love it or loathe it, Halloween has become a big event across the UK, Norfolk included! Wednesday 31st October 2018, will soon be upon us, so dig out your witch’s or wizard’s hat, locate your broomstick and start practicing your prosthetic-application skills and face painting, you haven’t got long.
Norfolk is clearly a beer loving county, with over 50 breweries at the last count. From large award-winning breweries to small microbreweries, Norfolk has them all.
Norwich and Norfolk Terriers are the smallest of the terrier breeds, standing at around 10 inches, 25cm. Originally bred to be ratters, they are today both more commonly companion breeds, with friendly dispositions.
Several regular auctions take place in Norfolk, on a weekly, bi-weekly and monthly basis. Buy antique and household furniture, art and collectables, specialist sales, farm and machinery equipment, jewellery, ceramics, glassware, clocks, watches, metal ware, toys, musical instruments, oil paintings, watercolours, prints, cars, commercial vehicles, houses and commercial property from an auction in Norfolk; the list is considerable.
You can’t beat live music and in Norfolk there are some great music venues; from large open-air concerts to pubs offering more intimate experiences. Whatever your preferred genre, you are sure to find some live music at one of these Norfolk music venues.
Once known as ‘mother’s ruin’ gin has seen a massive surge in popularity in recent years, with gin parties, gin trains, gin advent calendars, gin afternoon teas, and gin experience days; there is even a gin hotel!
Having a Norfolk Museums pass allows you to explore ten Norfolk museums with unlimited admissions. Prices start at just £34.20 for the whole year, making them great value for money.
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