47 Miles of Wide Open Sky- Day One of Walking the Norfolk Coast Path

The morning I started walking the Norfolk Coast Path it was chucking it down. Proper raining cats and dogs. The day before it had been hideous humid sunshine, but that morning – torrential rain. This was a blessing in disguise though as it made my first day on the path a cool, calm walk – with hardly a soul in sight.

But I am getting ahead of myself.

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The Sheringham Potty Morris & Folk Festival 2017

One of the joys of being back in North Norfolk is discovering all the local events I avoided as a teenager. As you have read from some of my previous posts- I am making more of an effort to discover and write about what is on my doorstep- and I think this one has been my favourite so far!
The Potty Festival  was started by the Lobster Potties Morris dancers in 1993, by Reg Grimes the then Squire (Chairman), Clive Rayment Foreman (Dance teacher) and Penny Shepherd Bagman (Treasurer), as a way of saying thank you to the sides that had invited the Potties to visit them for a weekend of dance. 

This first weekend was such a success that it has been going on for 24 years! And from what I have heard it’s got bigger each year! This year it ran for two days, with the main event on the Saturday.

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