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If the magic of Great Yar­mouth’s mar­itime past or in­ter­na­tional street skills and cir­cus acts aren’t your thing, the spe­cial events don’t stop there.

Septem­ber sees the an­nual three-day EASTERN FES­TI­VAL OF RAC­ING

at Great Yar­mouth Race­course which at­tracts thou­sands of spec­ta­tors, from fam­i­lies to pas­sion­ate race­go­ers, and not for­get­ting LADIES DAY where ev­ery­one dresses to im­press. The event runs from Tues­day, Septem­ber 19 to Thurs­day, Septem­ber 21, and will fea­ture a strong pro­gramme of top jock­eys and horses with more than 20 flat races across the three days. www.great­yarmouthrace­ The sport doesn’t end there – for four weeks ev­ery year start­ing at the end of Au­gust, more than 1,200 com­peti­tors de­scend on the town for the big­gest out­door open bowl­ing event in the coun­try. The


sees the Bri­tan­nia Bowl­ing Greens on the seafront trans­formed into a hugely com­pet­i­tive arena where bowlers bat­tle it out for men’s, ladies and mixed team ti­tles.

As well as at­tract­ing play­ers from all over the coun­try, it also draws a huge num­ber of spec­ta­tors who gather on the benches and seat­ing ar­eas around the arena in the Septem­ber sun­shine with views of the sea.The 2017 fes­ti­val takes place from Sun­day, Au­gust 27 to Fri­day, Septem­ber 22.

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