Events Projects 2014/2015

Great Yarmouth Arts Festival – 5th – 14th June 2015

In 2014 a new Arts Festival was launched and staged around various venues in Great Yarmouth. The Board are keen to support groups with a passion to create and develop new initiatives and were therefore pleased to support the 2015 event.

Beach Volleyball – 27th & 28th June 2015

For over 5 years UK Beach Volleyball have held one of their qualifying heats on Central Beach in Great Yarmouth. In a break with tradition 2015 saw the event move to Gorleston Beach for their weekend tournament in June which attracted some of the top UK beach volleyball players from the UK and abroad.

Gorleston Cliff Top Festival – 25th/26th July 2015

For many years the Greater Yarmouth Tourist Authority sponsored the fireworks at the end of the annual Cliff Top Festival in Gorleston. The new GYTABIA Board unanimously agreed to continue this support for 2015.

Wheels Festival Marine Parade – 12th/13th September 2015

To lay the foundations for a growing annual 2-day ‘wheel-based’ event to capitalise on the existing reputation as a venue visited by numerous vehicle clubs and societies.  It is hoped in the future that venues throughout the Borough can be used as overnight bases prior to scheduled vehicle parades along the seafront.

Fireworks Great Yarmouth & Hemsby 2015

Weekly firework display for 6 weeks of the summer in both Hemsby & Great Yarmouth

Brush with the Broads 22nd – 26th September 2015 – A non profit making painting festival with workshops, demonstrations and prize exhibition based throughout the Broads and also in Great Yarmouth.  BID funding has enabled a Brush with the Broads to be promoted at Art Events nationally.

Gorleston Christmas Switch On Event – A Christmas tree light switch on event with entertainment, stalls, attractions & food in Gorleston High Street culminating in a firework display.


Filby in Bloom

Contribution in funding to the magnificient Filby in Bloom spectacular