Cromer’s North Norfolk Information Centre celebrates English Tourism Week

Tuesday, March 6, 2012
3:18 PM

The North Norfolk Information Centre (NNIC) based in Cromer will be celebrating English Tourism Week with talks, activities and demonstrations taking place from Saturday.

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The event will see nine days of book signings and readings by local authors, talks on local history, coast, countryside and local attractions, demonstrations of local arts and crafts and even the launch of new products from “gone crabbing”.

Run by North Norfolk District Council, the NNIC will be celebrating the event every morning and afternoon and everyone is invited along free of charge.

Councillor Tom FitzPatrick said: “North Norfolk District Council provides a significant amount of support for tourism as it is such an important element of the North Norfolk economy. This is one of the most beautiful places in England, and deservedly one of the country’s most popular holiday destinations. The signs so far are that this could be an excellent summer for tourism and we hope that lots of people will visit the NNIC during English Tourism Week to get just a flavour of the wide range of attractions and activities that are available here for everyone to enjoy.”

● For more information please visit www.north-norfolk.gov.uk or call 01263 513811.

A run-down of events:

March 10

11am - Official opening of the celebrations

11.30am-12.30am - Book signing with Neil Storey, author of “The Little Book of Norfolk”

All day weaving demonstrations

March 11

From 11am - Promotion of Sheringham Carnival, COAST and the Cromer and Sheringham Crab and Lobster Festival

All day weaving demonstrations

March 12

From 11am - Norfolk Museums Service presents “Victorian Nights”

11am-2pm - Amazona Zoo

2pm-4pm - Walsingham Shrine

March 13

From 11am - National Trust Day at Blickling and Felbrigg Halls and Sheringham Park

March 14

11am–noon - Salena Dawson reads from one of her “Clay the Cromer Crab” adventures

Noon-2pm - Holt Festival

March 15

10.30am-2pm - Rob Spray talk about the Cromer Chalk Reef and Dave Senior on how to discover Norfolk using treasure trails

10am–3pm - Norfolk Wildlife Trust

Noon–4pm - Cromer Museum

March 16

10.30am–1pm - Cromer Carnival

10.30am–3pm - Sea Life Centres

1pm-4pm - Museum of the Broads

March 17

10.30am–3pm - “Gone Crabbing” new product launch

11am–3pm - Perry Fairman on the Eco Experience at Rollesby Broad

All day weaving demonstrations

March 18

11am–noon - Book signing by Robert Greenfield with “The Samphire Coast”

10.30am-noon - Painting demonstration by local artist, Linda Matthews

All day weaving demonstrations

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