8 places where you can see fireworks for free in Norfolk for the jubilee

The Thorpe St Andrew Fireworks event. Picture: Denise Bradley

Various places across Norfolk are holding free fireworks displays for the jubilee. - Credit: copyright: Archant 2013

Make sure your jubilee weekend goes off with a bang with these places in Norfolk holding free fireworks displays. 

A huge Jubilee party is coming to Thorpe St Andrew. 

A huge jubilee party is coming to Thorpe St Andrew. - Credit: Thorpe St Andrew Town Council

1. Thorpe St Andrew 

Where: Sir George Morse Park, Laundry Lane, Thorpe St Andrew, NR7 0XQ

When: Thursday, June 2: 12pm-10pm 

There will be a pop-up bar from the Fat Cat Brewery Tap, children's activites, craft and food stalls, and a funfair, with live entertainment from 6pm. The event will end with a beacon lighting and a dazzling firework display. 

The pavilion on Aylsham Recreation Ground.

Platinum Party in the Park will take place in Aylsham Recreation Ground. - Credit: Archant

2. Aylsham 

Where: Aylsham Recreation Ground, Aylsham, NR11 6GQ

When: Thursday, June 2: 6pm-10pm 

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Head to this charming market town for Platinum Party in the Park, with live music, street food, craft stalls, and children's entertainment. It will finish with a beacon lighting and short fireworks display.

The programme for Glow in the Park in Diss. 

The programme for Glow in the Park in Diss. - Credit: Glow in the Park

3. Diss 

Where: Diss Park, Park Road, Diss, IP22 4AU

When: Thursday, June 2: 4pm-10.30pm

Glow in the Park in Diss will celebrate the start of the jubilee weekend in style, with street food, live music, and a lantern procession. The lighting of the beacon takes place at 9.45pm followed by a fireworks display at 10pm. 

A firework display above Norfolk

Holt is running events across the jubilee weekend - Credit: Sonya Duncan

4. Holt

Where: Market Place, Holt, NR25 6BE

When: Thursday, June 2: 2pm until late

Holt is running events across the jubilee weekend, starting on Thursday afternoon with speeches followed by entertainment. A community choir will perform at 9.15pm in front of the war memorial, with the beacon lit at 9.45pm followed by fireworks. 

The Fawkes in the Walks fireworks light up the night sky over the Red Mount Chapel in King's Lynn. P

A fireworks display will take place in King's Lynn. - Credit: Archant

5. King's Lynn

Where: King's Staithe Square, King's Lynn, PE30 1JE

When: Thursday, June 2: 4pm until late

There are four days of fun happening in King's Lynn and from 4pm on Thursday there will be fairy tale characters like princesses and queens, a sing-along, and live music. The beacon will be lit at 9.45pm and a fireworks display will then delight the crowd. 

Fireworks in Great Yarmouth. Picture: Archant

Fireworks in Great Yarmouth. Picture: Archant - Credit: Archant

6. Great Yarmouth

Where: Anchor Gardens, Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth, NR30 2EJ

When: Thursday, June 2: 6.30pm-10pm

Head to Anchor Gardens in the evening with live music from 6.30pm, followed by the beacon lighting at 9.45pm and then fireworks.

Earlier in the day head to the Golden Mile at 2pm with a spectacular parade of 26 Friesian horses starting at Joyland. 

The Costessey Fete is returning for 2022 over the Queen's Platinum Jubilee weekend.

The Costessey Fete is returning for 2022 over the Queen's Platinum Jubilee weekend. - Credit: Gary Blundell

7. Costessey 

Where: The Costessey Centre, Longwater Lane, Costessey, NR8 5AH

When: Saturday, June 4: 10am to 10pm 

The Costessey Fete and Fayre is back after three years away with more than 100 stalls and entertainment. It will run on Friday, June 3, from 12pm to 5pm and Saturday, June 4, from 10am to 10pm with live music from 5pm and a firework display on the second day. 

There will be a barbecue at The Bell ahead of fireworks in Hempton. 

There will be a barbecue at The Bell ahead of fireworks in Hempton. - Credit: Google Maps

8. Hempton

Where: The Bell, The Green, Hempton, NR21 7LG

When: Thursday, June 2: 6pm until 10pm

There will be a barbecue at The Bell and live music on Hempton Common, with parking on the field next to the Memorial Hall. A beacon will be lit at 9.15pm followed by a couple of fireworks. On Sunday there will also be a community picnic from 2pm to 4pm on the common. 

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