Whats On in Harleston

This months events

  • Mayflower Lecture Online: Transatlantic Print
    Online
    20 May, 19:00
    Online
    *** FREE event ** A talk presented by Professor Geoffrey Plank and guest speaker from the University of East Anglia. ‘These Poor Fruits of My Pen’ will discuss transatlantic print.
  • Mayflower Play and Walk: Living History Re-enactments
    Town Centre
    10 Jul, 11:00 – 15:00
    Town Centre, Harleston, Norfolk, UK
    Actors from Harleston Players will bring to life local residents from the 1600s in outdoor locations around the town centre.
  • Mayflower Play: A New World Odyssey
    St John the Baptist Church, Harleston
    15 Jul, 19:30 – 21:30
    St John the Baptist Church, Harleston, Broad St, Harleston IP20 9AZ
    Join us as we follow the motley assortment of passengers boarding the Mayflower four hundred years ago, among them two brothers - Edward and Samuel Fuller - from a certain market town in Norfolk, called Harleston. A community heritage project led by Harleston Players...
  • Mayflower Play: A New World Odyssey
    St John the Baptist Church, Harleston
    16 Jul, 19:30 – 21:30
    St John the Baptist Church, Harleston, Broad St, Harleston IP20 9AZ
    Join us as we follow the motley assortment of passengers boarding the Mayflower four hundred years ago, among them two brothers - Edward and Samuel Fuller - from a certain market town in Norfolk, called Harleston.
  • Mayflower Play: A New World Odyssey
    St John the Baptist Church, Harleston
    17 Jul, 19:30 – 21:30
    St John the Baptist Church, Harleston, Broad St, Harleston IP20 9AZ
    Join us as we follow the motley assortment of passengers boarding the Mayflower four hundred years ago, among them two brothers - Edward and Samuel Fuller - from a certain market town in Norfolk, called Harleston.
  • Guided Walk with Festival: Mayflower 400 in Harleston
    The Swan Hotel
    29 Aug, 14:00 – 16:00
    The Swan Hotel, 19 The Thoroughfare, Harleston
    Take a journey back in time to reveal what lies beneath the modern buildings and discover the Harleston of 1600. Watch as today’s buildings transform into their former selves. Find out why our pilgrims left Harleston and what life was like 400 years ago in the very spot where we stand today.

The Next 5 Events

Frid

9

Aug

11:00

Mayflower: The Launch (2)

We will join in with the national launch of the Mayflower 400 celebrations with the 'launch' of 400 ships on Thanksgiving day.

The pupils of Harleston CE Primary School are creating 400 origami ships, one to represent each year since the sailing of the Mayflower to America. They will be combined t...

We will join in with the national launch of the Mayflower 400 celebrations with the 'launch' of 400 ships on Thanksgiving day.


The pupils of Harleston CE Primary School are creating 400 origami ships, one to represent each year since the sailing of the Mayflower to America. They will be combined to form a hanging mobile display in St John's church. The pupils will walk from the school to see their creation in the morning and afternoon. There will be thanksgiving food served at lunchtime by xx in period costume. There will also be a quizzes and lots more.

Satu

10

Aug

13:00

Guided Walk: Worthies of Harleston

Harleston may be a small town but it has been home to many well-known people. Famous religious leaders and military heroes, business entrepreneurs and pilgrim pioneers, have all called Harleston their home. This walk will explore the impact they have had, locally, nationally and, in some cases, inte...

Harleston may be a small town but it has been home to many well-known people. Famous religious leaders and military heroes, business entrepreneurs and pilgrim pioneers, have all called Harleston their home. This walk will explore the impact they have had, locally, nationally and, in some cases, internationally. These walks are being held in conjunction with this year’s exhibition about the Worthies of Harleston in the local Museum where the walks will include a special opening just for us.

Tickets £4.00 per adult, children under 15 accompanied by an adult go free. There are a series of guided walking tours around the town throughout the summer. All walks last about two hours.

Tues

20

Aug

14:00

Harleston and District U3A Ukuleles

Come and join the U3A Ukuleles for the 6th consecutive Annual Concert of feel good songs. Free refreshments courtesy of our local Co-op store. Optional bucket collection for Festival funds.
This event is part of the Harleston and Waveney Festival....

Come and join the U3A Ukuleles for the 6th consecutive Annual Concert of feel good songs. Free refreshments courtesy of our local Co-op store. Optional bucket collection for Festival funds.

This event is part of the Harleston and Waveney Festival.

Wedn

21

Aug

13:30

Watermills of the Waveney Valley

Free entry and refreshments are available.Come along and enjoy an illustrated presentation and entertaining talk. Optional bucket collection for Festival funds.
This event is part of the Harleston and Waveney Festival....

Free entry and refreshments are available.Come along and enjoy an illustrated presentation and entertaining talk. Optional bucket collection for Festival funds.

This event is part of the Harleston and Waveney Festival.

Thur

22

Aug

13:00

Film: Mary Poppins Returns (PG)

In Depression-era London, a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, along with Michael’s three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins following a personal loss. Through her unique magical skills, and with the aid of her friend Jack, she helps the family rediscover the joy and wonder missing i...

In Depression-era London, a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, along with Michael’s three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins following a personal loss. Through her unique magical skills, and with the aid of her friend Jack, she helps the family rediscover the joy and wonder missing in their lives. With Emily Blunt as Mary, Ben Whishaw and Emily Mortimer as the adult Banks children, and cameos from Meryl Streep and Dick Van Dyke.

Seats are £4, please book at Harleston Information Plus, 01379 851917

Ice creams available at the interval.