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Summer Family Entertainment in Holt

Charles PughTry something different in North Norfolk this July. Holt Festival provides fun for everyone with a great line-up of acts. From comedy to cabaret, you can enjoy a variety of performances. Charles Pugh, 68 from Holt, is the Artistic Director of the festival.

“Holt Festival is a brilliant, eclectic festival. I recommend it to those visiting the local area as it’s the perfect way to get to know our lovely town.”

A Stunning Location

The festival has been running for nine years and is a top spot for locals and visitors. It’s an iconic event in the beautiful town of Holt, showcasing talent from all over the world.

“The festival appeals to all age groups, with a vibrant Fine Art section, a fantastic free Children’s Festival and a lively community-based Festival Fringe. As for the Main Holt Festival EventProgramme, many of the acts particularly appeal to a middle-aged audience.”

The performances take place throughout the town, and you can buy tickets for individual events.

“A visit to Holt Festival begins with the visual impact of a lovely Georgian town with special character. The performances take place in charming locations including; the beautiful St Andrews Church and the superb grounds of Gresham’s School.”

What’s On?

The festival offers a variety of entertainment, featuring the best in music, theatre and art. The shows feature top performers and speakers, with something to suit all tastes.Holt Festival Music Event

“Musical performances include rock, country and western, jazz, Spanish guitar, Operatic Arias and Cole Porter classics.

“Comedy includes The Gin Chronicles; a 1940s play complete with hilarious sound effects, Jasper Carrot and Kit and McConnell. Talks include editor Robert McCrum, broadcaster Tim Marshall, IVF pioneer Professor Robert Winston, veteran politician Margaret Hodge and legendary broadcaster Sue MacGregor.”

Many more acts will perform during the festival, providing eight days of entertainment.

Additional Information

Tickets are individually priced for each performance, while some are free. More information is available on the website.

Tickets can be purchased online, by phone, or at the box office on Theatre Street, Norwich.

A range of food and refreshments are available in the town or near most venues.

Holt is a short 14-minute drive away from The Blakeney Cottage Company HQ.

Holt Festival Location