Page 1

The Official


Town Guide 2017/2018

Welcome to The Official Cromer Town Guide 2017/2018 Š Falcon Publications

Contents A Welcome from the Mayor


Diary of Annual Events


Council Information


List of Councillors


The Official Cromer Town Guide 2017/2018 has been designed, produced and published by Falcon Publications on behalf of Cromer Town Council and the Cromer Chamber of Trade and Commerce. No part of this publication may be reproduced without the written permission of the publishers and copyright holders. Every effort has been taken to ensure that the contents of this guide are accurate, but Falcon Publications cannot be held responsible for errors or omissions. Whilst reasonable care is taken when accepting

Cromer’s History


advertisements, the publisher will not accept responsibility for any resulting unsatisfactory transactions.

Cromer Museum


RNLI Henry Blogg Museum


Primary Education


Secondary Education


Sixth Form Education


Norfolk, IP22 4GT

Cromer Town Map


Editor: Sarah Veness, 01379 773348

Health and Welfare


The Arts in Cromer




Lifeguards/Beach Safety


Falcon Publications DBH 21-22 Diss Business Park Hopper Way Diss

Advertising: Gary Enderby, 01379 773347 Email:

Design & Artwork: Ian Foster, Copy Concept Email: Cover photograph, along with other inside images by kind permission

Places of Worship

p37, 39

Clubs and Societies

p41, 43

Directory of Advertisers


of Poppyland Publishing p4 Image by kind permission of Paul Damen p7, p48-49 Images by kind permission of Dave Roberts

| 3

4 |

Photo: Paul Damen

Welcome to Cromer Norfolk. I would recommend undertaking the feat of climbing the 150 steps to the top to see the most fantastic views of Cromer, our beautiful hinterlands and the surrounding towns and villages. We have an award winning traditional Seaside Pier It is an honour for me, as Mayor of Cromer, to introduce this town guide and welcome you to our beautiful town.

and the Pavilion Theatre which hosts the only end of pier show in the world. Shows are held here throughout the year. From here you can take a walk along our large open Blue Flag beaches which of

As I write this we’re just on the cusp of proper

course are perfect for swimming. The more

'bucket and spade' seaside weather. Whether

adventurous can even try surfing or paddle-

you’re here for a summer visit or are lucky enough


to live in Cromer 365 days a year, I’m sure you’ll agree it’s a great place. I love seeing and welcoming all of our visitors from both near and far all year round. Since the advent of large hotels and the railway in the 1880s, Cromer has been a very popular destination for holiday makers. Sitting on the very edge of the beautiful North Norfolk coast we are famous for our fishing, and of course, the delicious Cromer Crab. You can see the world famous Cromer Crab being brought ashore most mornings by the fishermen at the bottom of the Gangway next to the Henry Blogg museum. You can learn more about the Cromer lifeboats and RNLI distinguished history here and at the Cromer museum in the town centre, where you can also learn about the history of the rest of the town. The townscape is dominated by the Church of St

Cromer is a recognised ‘Walkers are Welcome’ town. If you enjoy a good walk then there are many public footpaths surrounding the town offering stunning scenery, Cromer offers more than a stroll on the beach! The town itself is full of thriving independent shops, galleries, cafes, restaurants, takeaways, pubs and accommodation. There’s truly something for everyone! It’s been said that 'a trip to Norfolk is good for the soul' and I'm sure after your stay you will understand this. Whether you are here on holiday, a long weekend or a day trip from nearby, on behalf of everyone in Cromer, we hope you have a lovely visit to our town. Tim Adams Mayor of Cromer 2015-2017

Peter and St Paul and its 160ft tower, the tallest in | 5

JARROLD CROMER Hosting a large range of books and local books. Plus an extensive range of toys, art and craft materials, greeting cards and not to forget our gifts department. • Art and craft • Books • Gifts

• Greeting cards • Stationery • Toys and games

• Local gift foods • Jewellery


bolton’s bistro cromer.. everyone welcome seasonal menus - tempting choices

Fresh Fish Dishes Cromer Crab Local Lobster Meat Dishes Local Steaks Steak Burger Pasta Dishes Vegetarian Dishes Desserts to die for Daily Specials Children’s Menu

Locally sourced produce is always our aim - We cater for special dietary requirements

Bolton’s Bistro, Runton Road, Cromer NR27 9AS 01263 512543 email – @boltonsbistro -

Find us at the Cliftonville Hotel - Cromer’s longest established independently owned hotel 6 |

Diary of Cromer’s Annual Events

January 1st - Fireworks on the Pier May - Folk on the Pier May - The Crab & Lobster Festival and Art Trail May - Norfolk & Norwich Open Studios June - Cromer Pier Summer Show Opens July/August - Soapbox Derby July/August - Lifeboat Day August - Cromer Carnival October - COAST Arts Festival November - Firework Display November/December - Christmas Lights Switch-On December - Boxing Day Dip in the Sea

For more information contact Cromer & North Norfolk Tourist Information Centre on 01263 512497

Photo: Dave Roberts

| 7

Davies' Fish Shop, Cromer

For Cromer Crab, Lobsters, Cockles, Whelks and a range of Wet Fish 7 Garden Street, Cromer

01263 512727

THINKING OF MOVING? YOUR LOCAL ESTATE AGENT can help… We are the most ESTABLISHED agent in Cromer with a strong LOCAL - LOYAL team who live and work in the LOCAL community.


Call us now on

01263 512026


27a Church Street, Cromer, Norfolk NR27 9ES 8 |

A selection of Cromer Town Councillors with the Mayor Tim Adams and Deputy Mayor John Frosdick.

Council Information

North Norfolk District Council Council Offices Holt Road Cromer

Cromer Town Council

Norfolk, NR27 9EN

North Lodge

Opening times: Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 8.30am-5pm, Wednesday - 10am-5pm, Friday - 8.30am-4.30pm

Overstrand Road Cromer Norfolk, NR2 0AH Clerk to the council: Julie Chance MILCM, Deputy Clerk: Janet Warner MILCM,

Tel: 01263 513811 Website: Responsibilities include benefits, council tax collections, environment and waste, housing, planning & design, street cleaning and leisure facilities amongst others.

Tel: 01263 512254

Norfolk County Council


County Hall

Office Hours: 10am-1pm - Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday.

Martineau Lane

It is best to telephone or email to make an appointment before visiting the offices as the Clerk and Deputy Clerk are often in meetings.

Opening times: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm

Responsibilities include: cemeteries, streetlights, benches, bus shelters, town signs, licences for marriage, baby naming amongst others.


Norwich, NR1 2DH

Tel: 0344 800 8020 (main switchboard)

Responsibilities include: Social Services, Trading Standards, Fire & Rescue, transport and education amongst others. | 9

10 |

Tel: 01263 515153

Cromer Town Councillors Cllr Tim Adams Tel: 01263 837119 / 07789 625033 Church View Farm, Church Road, Aylmerton, NR11 8PZ

Cllr Yvonne Nolan Tel: 01263 512108 16 The Warren, Cromer, NR27 0AR

Cllr Timothy Bartlett Tel: 01263 513392 48 St. Mary’s Road, Cromer, NR27 9DJ

Cllr Catherine Plewman Tel: 01263 519323 Dairy Cottage, 96 Overstrand Road, Cromer, NR27 0DN

Cllr. Mike Bossingham Tel: 01263 513897 The Old Forge, Corner Street, Cromer, NR27 9HW Cllr. Jane Davis Tel: 01263 511078 8 The Warren, Cromer, NR27 0AR Cllr. Gary Dickenson Tel: 01263 579422 15 Arbor Road, Cromer, NR27 9DW Cllr John Frosdick Tel: 07979 865356 Flat 2, Barfield House, West Street, Cromer, NR27 9HZ Cllr Philip Harris Tel: 01263 514771/07831 643023 12 Bernard Road, Cromer, NR27 9AW Cllr Richard Leeds Tel: 07767 492456 The Jayz, 1 Arbor Hill, Cromer, NR27 9DN

Cllr David Pritchard Tel: 01263 511270 8 Blackberry Grove, Cromer, NR27 9NR Cllr. Colin Robb Tel: 01263 514769 Meadow View, 23 Sayer Crsnt, Cromer, NR27 0FB Cllr. David Roberts Tel: 07770 773491 19 Howards Hill, Cromer, NR27 9BL Cllr. David Russell Tel: 01263 761419 / 07788461277 1 Orchard Close, Roughton, NR11 8SR Cllr Brenda Stibbons Tel: 01263 510969 4 Alfred Road, Cromer, NR27 9AN Cllr Andreas Yiasimi Tel: 01263 510989 38 St Marys Road, Cromer, NR27 9DJ | 11



BOND STREET ANTIQUES Goldsmiths • Silversmiths • Jewellers Incorporating Jas J Briggs Jewellers (est 1820)

Your Engagement and Wedding Ring Specialist


Stock a very comprehensive selection of Antique and Modern Jewellery at the keenest possible prices for all tastes


Investment pays. Ask Mark or Michael Jones for advice on investment buying


Offer a large selection of practical Christening presents and Silver gifts


We are the exclusive agency for world famous Eco Drive Citizen & Signature Watches (5yr Guarantee), Royal London, TimeCo, Cannibal and 9ct Watches


See our striking weight Clocks, Barometers, Travel and Miniature Alarms and Wall Time-pieces


Stock cufflinks, pens, jewellery for him. Stock Silver & Gold Jewellery for her/him. Stock SOS Tallisman & Copper Bangles for both


Top quality jewellery repairs at competitive prices (with weekly service) Watch batteries fitted while you wait. Large selection of watch straps & bracelets


Proprietor: MRT Jones, Partner: Mark L Jones FGA All new purchases fully guaranteed FREE GIFT WRAPPING SERVICE PROVIDED All major credit cards accepted TRANSACTIONS AGREED IN STRICT CONFIDENCE

(Est.1970) Bond Street Antiques 6 Bond Street, Cromer Norfolk NR27 9DA Tel: (01263) 513134

Antiques • Gems • Objets D'art • Jewellery • Watch Specialists TOP PRICES PAID FOR GOLD, SILVER & ANTIQUES

12 |


Cromer’s History At the time of King William's Domesday records,

Cromer vessels crossed the North Sea, sailed to

1086, there is no mention of the town of Cromer.

the Baltic and even to Iceland and Greenland.

Instead, we read of Shipden, a town that now lies beneath the sea. In medieval times we read of Cromer, alias Shipden. The natural break in the cliffs now known as the Gangway was the centre of the town, with fishermen and merchants plying their trade from the beach below, and sheep farmers keeping their flocks on the hills behind the town.

The trading vessels of Cromer continued to land on its open beach until almost the end of the 19th century, when the railways offered a more efficient means of transport. Undoubtedly sea trade declined over the centuries, with the general decline in the importance of the county of Norfolk as a centre for the wool industry. Fishing continued

In 1285 the king granted Cromer a Friday market

to be a mainstay of the town, with cod, mackerel

and a yearly fair of eight days. By the 15th century

and other longshore catches providing a year round

the town was sufficiently prosperous for the large

return, before the move to the crab and lobster

church of St Peter and St Paul to be built, replacing

specialisation of today. Tourism began to be of

Shipden's lost church of St Peter. In 1565 Cromer

more importance from the beginning of the 19th

is listed as a landing place with a pier, with 117

century, and it is from that period that the first

householders. The merchants traded far afield, and

written guide to Cromer dates.

A favourite Cromer view from the East Cliffs in 1895 | 13

The Olive Edis Exhibition at Cromer Museum. Credit: Norfolk Museums Service

The end of the Napoleonic wars provided the

The great hotels, few of which remain, date from

opportunity for this influx of visitors. The members

this time.

of the Gurney family of Earlham Hall were amongst

With the decline of the town after the medieval

the earliest visitors of this sort to the town. The

period, the church itself had fallen into a

mixture of sea views and bathing, the woods and

considerable state of disrepair. The Reformation

walks behind the town and the activity on the

and the time of Oliver Cromwell's Commonwealth

beach brought those with leisure time and the time

had also contributed to the deterioration of many

to draw and paint to Cromer, including a number of

church buildings. The church windows had largely

artists of the Norwich school.

been bricked up and the chancel demolished. The

The coming of the railways and the accompanying publicity started by the travel writer and theatre critic Clement Scott - who coined the name Poppyland for the area - led to a further rush of visitors in the final decade of the 19th century. Many of those visiting the town chose to stay,

Reverend Thomas Gill had resorted to the use of gunpowder for this purpose in 1681. The restoration of the church was undertaken in the reign of Queen Victoria, this work was substantially completed for the beginning of the 20th century. Cromer also became known because of its lifeboat

contributing to local prosperity and building

station. Today the offshore lifeboat station is at the

substantial houses. Others took the opportunity to

end of the pier, whilst the inshore lifeboat operates

develop businesses based on the holiday trade.

from the beach. In the 19th century, almost every coastal town or village in Norfolk had its lifeboat.

14 |

In the 1920s motor lifeboats began to take over from the pulling and sailing boats. The building of the pierhead station at Cromer meant that the lifeboat could launch in almost any weather, and Cromer took over responsibility for much of the coastline to the east, and in particular for the Haisboro' Sands. The work of Coxswain Henry Blogg and his crew became known nationally, and has been continued by his successors led by Henry 'Shrimp' Davies, Richard Davies, Billy Davies and today's Coxswain, John Davies.

was as packed as ever for a great display. There's a special opportunity for several months in 2017 to enjoy the Olive Edis photographic exhibition at the Town Museum. The Museum owns the largest collection of the negatives taken by this remarkable north Norfolk - and Londonphotographer. An exhibition at the Castle Museum proved enormously popular over the winter months and much of it has now transferred to Cromer. Working in the first half of the twentieth century, she photographed kings, queens and government

Cromer remains a very popular spot for visitors. Of

ministers whilst in London - and fishermen and

course it is not possible to guarantee the sunshine

local residents in Sheringham and in Cromer.

and warmth of overseas destinations, but the summer can offer open beaches, country walks, safe sea bathing and a variety of interesting places to visit. A sunny weekend winter morning will see hundreds of people take the walk out on the

Another new feature for 2017 is three more 'Blue Plaques'. Cromer Town Council is gradually creating a trail around the town, marking places where folk of particular skill and renown once lived. You can

pier and a number of other events are held throughout the year. The Boxing Day swim and the New Year's Day fireworks now bring thousands to the seafront in the coldest of weather! Folk on the Pier, usually the second weekend of May and the Crab and Lobster festival on the third weekend of May are now well established attractions. The half term weekend in October is the time for the COAST arts festival. The major works on the seafront have all been

Keith Skipper and the Deputy Mayor John Frosdick at the unveiling of the Clement Scott plaque - Feb 2017

completed, though the storm of January 2017 did

now hunt for the plaque to Clement Scott,

cause some damage - and removed a large

mentioned earlier in this piece, Edward Bach and

number of wooden beach huts again. However,

Priscilla Buxton. Priscilla played a huge role in the

repairs were quickly done and the promenade

abolition of slavery in the British colonies in the

made ready for the spring and summer season. In

early 19th century - and wouldn't marry her fellow

fact January 2017 proved quite adventurous, with

campaigner Andrew Johnston until the abolition Act

the New Year's Day fireworks having to be

of Parliament was passed. That day, 1st August

postponed from the 1st to the 8th - but the town

1834, they were happily married! | 15

Coffee • Sandwiches • Cake Wraps • Smoothies • Panini Gluten and dairy free options available

Coffee Therapy 58 Church Street. Cromer NR27 9HH

ARTSeast Dedicated to the arts in the Eastern Region

ARTSeast Magazine, DBH 21-22 Diss Business Park, Hopper Way, Diss, Norfolk IP22 4GT 01379 773347

16 |

Cromer Museum New for 2017 “Fishermen and Kings: The Photography of Olive Edis”, a new display of work by the groundbreaking 20th century photographer Olive Edis. The exhibition features her portraits of both the rich and famous as well as local fishermen and their families. The display also tells the story of Edis’ role as the first official female war

Visit the Geology Gallery and see an amazing collection of fossils – all found in Norfolk. Enjoy fascinating displays revealing why Cromer is renowned as a geological area of international importance. Find out about the famous West Runton elephant, Britain’s oldest and most complete elephant fossil and see some of its actual bones.

photographer and her trip to Europe to photograph

Summer Opening Times (Mar – Oct)

women serving during the First World War.

Monday – Friday: 10am – 4pm

Cromer Museum offers you the chance to step

Saturday and Sunday: 12 noon – 4pm

inside this cosy Victorian fisherman’s cottage and

Admission: Adult £4.15, Concession £3.95,

imagine what it was like to live in Cromer at the end

Young Person (4-16) £3.30, Family + 2 adults £14.10

of the 19th century.

Family + 1 adult £10.60

Browse in the Old Cromer Gallery with its huge

Contact Us:

archive of historic photographs and illustrations of


the town. Discover Cromer’s history as a Victorian


seaside resort with its fine hotels and scandalous

Tel: 01263 513543

mixed bathing.

@CromerMuseum Cromer Museum | 17

All your optical requirements • Eye Examinations • Industrial Eye Care • Contact Lenses • VDU & Safety Spectacles • Spectacles • Residential & Private Home Visits Cromer 14 Garden Street, Cromer NR27 9HN Tel: 01263 515482 Fax: 01263 514834 Holt 23 High Street, Holt, Norfolk NR25 6BN Tel: 01263 713130 Fax: 01263 713213 Stalham 36-38 High Street, Stalham, Norfolk NR12 9AN Tel: 01692 580300 Fax: 01692 582712 Reepham The Stables, 15 Church Hill, Reepham, Norfolk NR10 4JL Tel: 01603 870804 Fax: 01263 514834

a handy

£3 £30 0o off ff

every additional additional every policy you you take policy out with with us us* out

01263 514541 69 Church Street, Cromer, NR27 9RN •

our continued continued top quality service ser vice

one happ happy py y you! you!

your voucher vou Get your today... saffr

*Terms and Conditions apply. Se See ew website ebsite for details.

9 Bond Stre et, Cromer, Norfolk NR27 9DA 01263 586125 Street, Saffron Insurance trading Saffron Saffron Insur ance is a tr ading name of Saffr on Insurance Insurance Services Services Ltd. Registered Registered in England 829892. Authorised and regulated Authority.. Registered Street, Saffron regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority Registered office: office: 22 High Str eet, Saffr on Walden, Walden, Essex Essex CB10 1AX

18 |

The RNLI Henry Blogg Museum is a lively,

The values which Henry Blogg and his crew

interactive museum with a great deal for you to

demonstrated – being courageous, selfless,

discover during your visit. Dress up as a lifeboat

dependable and trustworthy - are still at the heart

crew member, signal in Morse code, learn the story

of the RNLI today and we hope that you enjoy your

of Monte, listen to recordings of crew members and

visit to the museum and leave feeling inspired by

create your own ‘medal’ as you explore over 100

the bravery of our crews and lifeguards.

years of lifeboat history. Henry Blogg, the RNLI’s most decorated crew member, became known as the ‘greatest lifeboatman of all time’. Discover the skill and bravery of this modest man and learn about the courage and sacrifice of his crew in

Admission to the museum is free. From April-September, the museum is open Tuesday-Sunday, from 10.00am-5.00pm. In October, November, February and March, opening times are Tuesday-Sunday, 10.00am-4.00pm. Last admission is 15 minutes before closing. The museum is open for advertised events only in December and January.

the seafront museum

Please contact the museum to find out about our

named in his honour.

events and activities, book group visits and school

Henry Blogg joined the Cromer lifeboat crew in 1894 at the age of 18 and retired at the age of 71, after 53 years of dedicated service. During this time he helped to save 873 lives, braving savage

workshops or to confirm Bank Holiday Monday openings – , e-mail or telephone 01263 511294.

storms, winds and waves to snatch men and women from danger. The lifeboat, HF Bailey, in which Henry served as Coxswain, is the centrepiece of the gallery displays and it was in this boat that Henry and his crew carried out some of the most dramatic rescues of World War II. | 19

UÊ >ÀiiÀÃÊ`ۈViÊUÊ,œœ“ʈÀi U Ê >À iiÀÃÊ`ۈViÊUÊ,œœ“ʈÀ i U UÊ œÕÀÃiÃÊUÊÀiiÊ7œÀŽÃ…œ«Ã Ê œ Õ À à i Ã Ê U Ê  À i i Ê 7œ À Ž à … œ « à UÊ ÕȘiÃÃÊ-iÀ Ê ÕȘ ˆVià U ˜i iÃÃÊ-iÀ ÛۈVià U Õ>Ê ÕȘià Ãà ÃÊ``À iÃà UÊ6ˆÀ Ê6ˆÀ ÌÌÕ>Ê ÕȘiÃÃÊ``ÀiÃà UÊ"vvˆViÊ-«>ViʈÀi Ê"v vˆViÊ-« U «> >ViʈÀ i UÊ,i}Տ>ÀÊ-œVˆ>ÊÀ œÕ«Ã UÊ,i}Տ>ÀÊ-œVˆ>ÊÀœÕ«Ã U i i} }> >Ê`ۈVi UÊ9œÕ̅ÊÕLÊUÊi}>Ê`ۈVi Ê9œÕ̅ÊÕLÊUÊ U ˜}Ê-Õ««œÀ Ì UÊi>Ì…ÊEÊ7iLiˆ˜}Ê-Õ««œÀ Êi>Ì̅ÊEÊ7iLiˆ˜} U ˜i iÀÀ> >Ê`ۈViÊEÊ-ˆ}˜«œÃ̈˜} UÊi˜iÀ>Ê`ۈViÊEÊ-ˆ}˜«œÃ̈˜} Êi˜i For more services more information infor mation on any of our ser vices or to discuss your organisation’s or ganisation’s rrequirements, equirements, please contact:

01263 519454 info@mer www.mer Mer Merchants’ chants’ Place Ltd., 16 Chur Church ch Str Street, eet, Cr Cromer, omer, Nor Norfolk folk NR27 9ES (Mer (Merchants’ chants’ Place is a not-for-pr not-for-profit ofit or organisation ganisation suppor supporting ting the people of Nor North th Norfolk) Nor folk) 20 |

Primary Education Suffield Park Infant and Nursery School

abilities, their parents / families, and parents-to-be.

…Our classrooms are a place of joy… and lessons are

Parents are welcome in our school at all times and

a buzz of excitement - Ofsted 2015.

often offer help in many ways. We are keen to develop

Suffield Park Infant and Nursery School is a community school for children between the ages of four and seven. We share a campus with Cromer

and establish links within the local community and welcome individuals or groups which will enhance our children’s learning experiences.

Junior School and Cromer Academy. Jacqueline

If you would like to visit contact the school on 01263

Bradford has been the head teacher since 2009 and

513296 or email

our school has been consistently rated as ‘good’ by Ofsted. The school has a purpose built Nursery which takes babies from eight weeks old to four years and at this point the children transfer over to the main school which admits children in the September preceding their fourth birthday. The Nursery offers five sessions of differing times to suit the needs of our parents, including two three hour sessions, which also includes day care. The Nursery is divided into three rooms for each different age group; staff have a wealth of experience and are well qualified. In the main school we have three form entry which means we have nine classrooms, a library and a specialist resource base (SRB) for children who have speech and language difficulties. The SRB supports children within the mainstream community. All teaching areas make the most of new technologies which enhances teaching and learning. The school is set in beautiful grounds with an area for Forest schools, adventure playground and gym trail. There is a football pitch, long jump and shaded areas on our playground. Located on site is a Sure Start Children’s centre which

Cromer Junior School Cromer Junior School is a medium sized school for children aged seven to eleven from in and around Cromer. We are currently rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted with Outstanding Behaviour and Safety. Whil de Neve has been Headteacher since 2013. The school has around 285 pupils but expect this to rise to 300 over the coming years. Many of our children start Year 3 after Suffield Park Infant and Nursery School and most of our Year 6 children transfer to Cromer Academy. We are fortunate to have a modern building that is very well equipped as a modern learning environment. The outside area has exciting play areas to keep children busy outside of the classroom. We teach a broad curriculum, enhanced by frequent visitors and visits. Our ASD Base (Autistic Spectrum Disorder Specialist Resource Base) is extremely successful in providing a top quality experience for children that join us from a wide catchment area. We are always very keen to explore opportunities for linking with organisations or individuals within the local community. For further information or to arrange a visit, please contact the school office 01263 512155 or

provides support for children and babies of all | 21

Yappers & Barkers The Dog Shop

28 Church Street, Cromer, NR27 9ES. 01263 511473 Email:

22 |

Secondary Education Cromer Academy Cromer Academy is a secondary school at the heart of the local community. The school is committed to the total development of its students, meaning that there is equal emphasis on high academic standards as well as equipping students with the broader skills to succeed outside of school and encouraging them to take part in a wide variety of extra curricular activities. We believe that to ensure individual students thrive academically that all in

Leadership and Management and Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare. We are continually seeking to develop this through a commitment to high quality teaching and learning and giving students experiences that raise their aspirations and self-belief. The staff at Cromer Academy are highly talented and completely dedicated to their students, seen in the massive advances in student attainment at the school in the last few years. 

the school community must have high aspirations, they should also be given the opportunity to develop as individuals and their successes celebrated at every level. Students at Cromer Academy take part in many community-based activities. These include community service, supporting charity events and organising events with local primary schools. Parents, carers and members of the local community are also encouraged to come into the school throughout the academic year, which is vital in ensuring that the local community is invested in the school and gives an opportunity to showcase the outstanding work completed by our students. 

The Principal of Cromer Academy, Dr Geoff Baker, the students and the staff are always interested in ways of engaging with the local community. If you would like to know more about the school or just want to come in and see what has changed then

In its latest Ofsted inspection Cromer Academy was

feel free to contact the school office, who will make

judged to be Good overall with Outstanding


| 23

NEW CHEF • NEW MENU Food served daily Sunday Carvery Lunch & Dinner Look Out for our Special Menus

10% Off all Food (Mon to Sat) When you bring a copy of this advert We cater for any occasion

24 |

Paston Sixth Form College has an outstanding

outstanding support, from our Learning Support

reputation at a local, regional and national level.

and Student Services teams. These experienced

Each year students attain excellent results, and we

staff can help to support students throughout their

are incredibly proud of what they go on to achieve.

time at Paston.

The ethos and atmosphere is different from a small

Students are actively involved in the Paston

school sixth form or an FE college. Students are

Employability Skills Award which develops skills

full time, aged between 16-19 and studying A

through work experience, voluntary activities and

‘levels or BTEC qualifications. We have a wide

general involvement in college life.

range of courses available, and offer the flexibility of mixed programmes, where A Levels and BTECs can be combined.

But it is not all work, students enjoy themselves at Paston, getting involved in trips, sport, Duke of Edinburgh awards, drama, performance and many

With around 600 students, Paston offers a wide

other activities. We have an active student

choice of course combinations. We write timetables

executive group, including student tutor reps who

around the subjects that students request to study,

arrange charity events, the famous quizzes and

giving more freedom. Teachers are specialists, and

play an active role in the running of the College.

experts in teaching courses at this level, encouraging students to aim high and achieve the best possible results. Students also receive

Paston provides a brilliant setting for learning with excellent new facilities, supportive staff and great results. | 25

Cromer Town Centre

26 |

Š Cromer Chamber of Trade and Business

| 27

28 |

Health and Welfare



Cromer Group Practice

Cromer Pharmacy

48 Overstrand Road, Cromer

Cromer Group Practice

Enquiries, visits, emergencies & appointments: 01263 513148

48 Overstrand Road, Cromer


Advice NHS 111 Service 111 is the NHS non-emergency number. It is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones. For immediate life-threatening emergencies continue to call 999.

Dentists Corner House Dental Practice 24 Norwich Road, Cromer Tel: 01263 512390 Website: Enslin Ltd Dental Surgery 17-19 West Street, Cromer Tel: 01263 515229 Website:

Tel: 01263 517777 Boots 54-56 Church Street, Cromer Tel: 01263 512231 Lloyds Pharmacy 51 Church Street, Cromer Tel: 01263 512171

Opticians Cromer Eyecare 20 High Street, Cromer Tel: 01263 512345 Website: Lords of Cromer 14 Garden Street, Cromer Tel: 01263 515482 Website:

Out of Hours Emergency Dental Advice Telephone NHS advice service on 111. | 29

30 |

The Arts in Cromer The North Norfolk coastline has long provided

The town also has a number of well-respected

inspiration for artists and photographers who love

galleries and arts-related businesses. In May, the

to immortalise its sweeping beaches and big skies.

town comes alive with the Cromer and Sheringham

Cromer itself has become home to a wide range of

Crab & Lobster Festival which offers many

painters both historically and today. Many Cromer

associated artistic activities including a very

artists open their doors during the annual 'Norfolk

popular Art Trail.

Open Studios' event in May, providing a fascinating insight into their working practices.

Music, film and drama also play a part in Cromer life with the town's grade-II listed pier providing a home to the Pavilion Theatre which offers a wide variety of theatre and music productions throughout the year including the famous End of the Pier Show. The town is also popular with national broadcast companies. The 2013 film Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa was filmed extensively on the pier and in 2014 David Walliams was in town filming a BBC Agatha Christie series. In early 2017, Cromer hit international headlines when more than 7 million people viewed a YouTube clip of a famous Bollywood movie filmed on Cromer Pier. | 31

Browne’s Tea Room

Serving good quality home cooked food Using, whenever possible, locally sourced produce. Warm and friendly service. We cater for vegan, vegetarian and gluten free diets. Find us on trip advisor. Open Monday-Saturday 8.30am-4.30pm Well behaved dogs welcome in our courtyard garden. Bond Street, Cromer. Tel; 01263 512320


Specialist Crab and Lobster Suppliers

Chartered Surveyors 15a Church Street Cromer NR27 9ES Locally caught and produced by local people

01263 511506

Find us at Stone Hill Way (just off the Holt road) Cromer


32 |


Cromer's All Weather Lifeboat 'Lester' and Inshore Lifeboat 'George and Muriel' on exercise for lifeboat Day 2016. Lifeboat Day is a Sunday at the end of July or beginning of August, depending on the tides.

There are two lifeboats stationed at Cromer.

with pride for their years of service afloat and

The ALB (all-weather lifeboat) is at the end of the


pier and is launched down the slipway; it covers up to 100 miles out to sea and along the coast to the flank stations at Great Yarmouth and Wells. The ILB (inshore lifeboat) is kept in the renovated 1902 boathouse at the bottom of the Gangway. The ILB covers inshore services for swimmers and small boat sailors up to its flank stations at Sheringham and Happisburgh. The Cromer lifeboats have a long and distinguished service, with the names Henry Blogg, Henry 'Shrimp' Davies and Richard Davies standing out as long serving coxswains and Lewis 'Tuna' Harrison and Dr Paul Barclay amongst those we remember

The lifeboat station at the end of the pier can be visited most of the year. It is normally manned from 10am to 4pm from Easter through to October, although it is often open at additional times. Groups wishing to visit should contact the Lifeboat Visitors Officer by emailing The shop at the pier lifeboat station offers a wide range of presents, including many of specific local interest. The station website at has a wealth of other information about the station.

| 33






01263 512626


Emergency number

07767 492456


7 Church Street, Cromer NR27 9ER

As we walked through the woods, I thought ‘He’d like this’ It’s the little things that make a funeral special Here for you every hour of every day

01263 422130 for your nearest funeral director visit 34 |

RNLI Lifeguards Keeping watch Through the summer season RNLI Lifeguard station operate to cover Cromer’s east and west beaches. They’re always happy to give safe swimming advice.

The north Norfolk coast is a beautiful place to visit in the summertime, its numerous beaches being one of the main attractions. RNLI lifeguards patrol on six beaches in the area during the summer months, keeping them safe for locals and tourist

kayaking, stay between the black and white flags. Red Flag: If this flag is raised at the lifeguard hut or on the beach it means NO SWIMMING. It is unsafe to enter the water if the red flag is flying.

alike. Cromer east beach is patrolled by RNLI

Orange Windsock: This means that there are

lifeguards from mid-May to mid-September. Cromer

strong winds blowing out to sea, and that it is not

west beach is patrolled from early July until early

safe to use inflatables. Do not take inflatables into

September. During these periods beaches are

the water if the windsock is flying.

patrolled between 10am and 6pm, seven days

If you are going swimming or surfing in the sea this

a week.

summer, make sure you always go with a friend. If

If you are planning a day out at the seaside, it is

you should find yourself in trouble or out of depth,

important to remember to always swim at a

raise your hand in the air, shout for help and wait

lifeguarded beach. The lifeguards will operate a flag

for a lifeguard to come to your assistance. If you

system to keep all water users safe:

have a bodyboard, surfboard or inflatable, do not

Red and Yellow flags: These flags will be raised to

let go of it as it is keeping you afloat.

indicate the safest area to swim. Make sure you

When you get to the beach, go and speak to the

always stay in between the red and yellow flags

lifeguards and ask them about the tides, weather

when swimming or bodyboarding, where the

forecast and the best times for you to swim safely.

lifeguards can see you.

They are very friendly and are happy to help!

Black and White Flags: The black and white flags indicate the zone for surf craft. If you are surfing or

Emergency only calls for lifeboat assistance should be made by dialling 999 and asking for 'Coastguard'. | 35

beautiful fresh flowers for every occasion Bouquets Arrangements Funeral tributes Wedding flowers Balloons Chocolates Delivery service

2c Mount Street CROMER Norfolk NR27 9DB

01263 511116

English Breakfasts, served all day Cromer Crab is a speciality Main meals and light snacks sandwiches and toasted sandwiches filled baked potatoes cakes and scones made on the premises Vegan/Gluten Free options available. Dogs welcome. The Jetty Cafe 11 High Street, Cromer NR27 9HG Tel: 01263 513814 36 |

Places of Worship Cromer Parish Church with St Martin's Cromer Parish Church has stood at the centre of the town for well over 600 years, though Cromer Church is not primarily its buildings but its people.  We are a people who have discovered the transforming power of Jesus and are seeking to live lives that bring glory to God and to "transform lives with Jesus Christ.” We meet for services and a range of activities at three different venues in Cromer: the Parish Church on Church Street in the centre of town; St Martin’s on Mill Road, Suffield Park and the Parish Hall on Church Street (opposite Boots). On Sundays we usually meet at the following times:

At the Parish Church 9am – Quieter and more traditional 10.45am – Family-friendly, informal and more contemporary with Sunday Club groups for children aged 0-16yrs. 7pm – Relaxed and informal

At St Martin’s 10.30am – Smaller and more intimate We currently have a particular focus on Families, Children and Youth however the groups we run are varied and cater for different ages and many interests, including: Parent and toddler (Tuesdays and Thursdays), Fusion (Fridays, 11-16yrs) and Impulse (Wednesdays), Cromer Gospel Choir, Christianity Explored and the Alpha Course, monthly Men’s Breakfasts and social events, Mothers Union, the Marriage Course, CAP Money (budgeting and household finance), monthly Girls’ Night Out social events and our regular small groups for Bible study, prayer and discussion.

Our Cornerstone Coffee Shop is located in the Parish Hall and is open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays with Cornerstone Café open on Thursdays. For all enquiries please contact: The Church Office, Cromer Parish Hall, 65 Church Street Tel: 01263 512000, Website: Twitter: @cromerchurch @C-ChurchYouth Facebook: cromerchurch

Cromer Methodist Church A warm welcome awaits you at the Methodist Church, Holt Road. Minister: Rev. Sharon Willimott (01263 512405) We offer: Sunday Service with Junior Church - 10.45am Lunch after Morning Service - first Sunday 12.15pm Community Cafe - Monday and Thursday mornings 11.30am-1.30pm Messy Church for all the family third Saturday 10.30am-12.30pm Women’s Fellowship - Tuesday, 2.30pm Outlook Group - Wednesday, 7.30pm Foodbank - Thursday, 1.30pm ( Bible Study - Friday, 10am We are ‘all people’ friendly with level access and a loop system in both church and cafe.

| 37

38 |

Places of Worship The Catholic Parish of Sheringham and Cromer The Catholic Parish of Our Lady and St Joseph, Sheringham and Cromer, has services at Our Lady of Refuge, on the Overstrand Road, Cromer (next to the golf club) and at St Joseph's on Cromer Road, Sheringham. Further details can be found online at The parish email address is and the Parish Priest can be contacted on 01263 822036. Weekend masses are on Saturday (anticipated) and 6pm at Our Lady of Refuge, Cromer and on Sunday at 9am at Our Lady of Refuge, Cromer and 11am at St Joseph's, Sheringham.  When possible, a Mass is said at St. Andrew's (C of E), Holt on Thursday at 9,30am. The Sacrament of Reconciliation is on Saturday at 9.30am to 10am at St Joseph's, Sheringham and on Saturday at 5-5.30pm at Our Lady of Refuge, Cromer.

Cromer Baptist Church You will find us on Church Street, Cromer's main street. All will be warmly welcomed and we shall be delighted to meet you; children and young people, families and older ones. We are an independent, evangelical church worshipping God through our Lord Jesus. Services and Activities: Sunday: Morning Worship - 10.45am, Evening Service - 6.30pm Tuesday: Bible Study and Prayer Meeting - 7.00pm Thursday: Fortnightly Women's Home Group Bible Study (1st & 3rd Thurs) - 10.30pm

The Church of God in Cromer The Church of God in Cromer, at the Chesterfield Hall, Cabbell Road is a Bible-based evangelical church, one of a worldwide Fellowship of churches. Our services, to which everyone is welcome, are: Sunday 10.15: The Remembrance of the Lord Jesus (Communion). Non-members are warmly welcomed to observe, but do not take Communion. Sunday apart from the first Sunday in the month: 11.30 Refreshments, followed by Family Service at 11.50, with Sunday Club for children at the same time – a good starting point for visitors. First Sunday in the month: Neighbourhood Tea at 5.15 Everyone is welcome to this free tea. This is preceded by a Bible study every month except June. Monday: 10.00 – 12.00: Pram Club for mothers, carers and toddlers (term time) Wednesday: 8.00 Prayer and Bible teaching. Third Thursday in the month: 2.30 ‘Chatterbox’ informal club for over-50s (although there is no real age limit!) Quiz, tea and short talk. Monday evenings 7.00 approximately every other month: Cooked meal, followed by quiz. Please phone John Bowler on 01362 681977 for dates when this is arranged. Why not get together a quiz team and join us? For more details, see our website at or the central website For local contact phone the church Secretary Peter Hickling on 01263 515186 or e-mail

Saturday: Coffee Morning (1st & 3rd Sat) - 10.45am Pastor: Jon Davies, 01263 576524 | 39

KARTTRAK CROMER CALL: 01263 512649 or 01263 478140 EMAIL:

• Corporate Events • Private Hire • Birthday Parties • Stag & Hen Events • Youth Club

40 |

Clubs, Societies and Associations Health and Welfare

Cromer Flower Club (Hazel Bright) - 01263 513408

British Red Cross - 01603 253403

Cromer Folk Dance Club (Mr J. Twell)

Macmillan Cancer Support North Norfolk

- 01263 578224

Committee (Diane Evans)) - 01263 823889

Cromer Orchestra (Norman Moor) - 01263 511600

Parkinsons Disease Society (Rev. Arthur Windridge)

Cromer VEO Ltd (Dave Roberts) - 07770 773491

- 01263 515138

Cromer WI (Judy Roberts) - 01263 511372 Friends of Cromer Museum (Audrey Smith)

Clubs and Societies

Cromer and District Art Society (Margaret Weaving)

North Norfolk Model Engineering Club

- 01263 825724

(Gordon Ford) - 01263 512350

Cromer and Sheringham Brass Band (Mr S. Askew)

Royal British Legion (John Needham)

- 01263 838411

- 01263 510146

Cromer and Sheringham Inner Wheel (M. Nash)

Royal National Lifeboat Institution (Mr R. Leeds)

- 01263 578194

- 07767 492456

Cromer and Sheringham Operatic & Dramatic

Sheringham and Cromer 41 Club (Anthony Marett)

Society (Amanda Howell) - 01603 738356

- 01263 837759

Cromer and Sheringham Rotary Club (Mr T. Nash)

Sheringham and Cromer Round Table

- 01263 578194


Cromer Community and Hospital Friends (Mrs M.

Sheringham and Cromer Tangent Club

Northway) - 01263 513835

(Laura Girling) - 01263 514985

Cromer Society (William Bestelink)

St Johns Ambulance Adults & Cadets Unit

- 01263 514045 / 07909 690073

(Mrs Saunders) - 01263 722427

Cromer Twinning Associations (Secretary- Tony

Slimming World (Lee Battrick) - 07977 339013

Nash 01263 578194, Chairperson - Mary Hill - 01263 513757)

Take A Break Baby & Toddler Group (Joyce Richardson) - 01263 512589 Weightwatchers (Nicola Fleming) - 07495 797602

| 41

PURSLOWS Chartered Building Surveyors Chartered Building Engineers


Building Design Project Management Building Surveys, Residential, Commercial and Heritage Party Wall Surveyors Dilapidations CDM Consultants Technical Advice, Claims and Disputes

01263 513489 16 Louden Road, Cromer, Norfolk NR27 9EF

Catering Services Christenings Birthdays Anniversaries Funerals Private Functions Full Beverage Service Available Contact us now for a quotation and catering advice

01263 511926

Lunch Time Special from ÂŁ55.95 1a Church Street, Cromer, NR27 9ER

42 |

Clubs, Societies and Associations Private Members Clubs

Royal Cromer Golf Club - 01263 512884

Cromer Country Club - 01263 513833

Suffield Park Bowls Club (John Filby)

Cromer Social Club - 01263 512542

- 01263 514555

Youth Organisations Sports Clubs Northrepps Clay Shooting Club - 01263 511120

1st Cromer Sea Scouts & Explorers (Trevor Drury) - 01263 514562 Cromer Rainbows, Brownies and Guides. Â

Cromer Marrams Bowls Club (Edna Bunkle)

For more information call 01603 502950 or email

- 01263 511155

Cromer Cricket Club (Richard Cox) - 07939 327871

Cromer Air Cadets - 01263 515452

Cromer Football Club (Ian Cox) - 07940 092131 /

Cromer Youth Football Club (Katie Wade)

01263 512256

- 07788 243574

Cromer Lawn Tennis & Squash Association

Local Websites

(Carol Wright)- 01263 513741 from Cromer Chamber of

Cromer Sports Centre - 01263 515669

Trade includes businesses and 'Events' listings.

North Norfolk Tae Kwon Do Academy

You can also read this information by using the

(Samantha Parfitt) - 01263 711824

'Cromer' app on your iPhone or Android phone. The ThisisCromer Facebook page also features

Elderberries Sports and Social Club (Badminton

local activities.

- Sheila Saunders, 01263 761142) (Short Mat Bowling - Rose Puttock is the Cromer

- 01263 649340)

Carnival site

North Norfolk Beach Runners (Dave Spooner) has a wealth of history


on the town

North Norfolk Table Tennis League (Chris Pooley) (current and historical

- 01692 651000

information on the lifeboat stations)

Roller Skating (Cromer Sports Hall) - 01263 515669

| 43

Self Catering accommodation

CAMBRIDGE HOUSE Sea Front East Cliff Cromer NR27 9HD

Bon Vista Holiday Let

• Charming family run Victorian Guest House • Enviably positioned overlooking East Beach & Pier • Spacious sea view en-suite bedrooms • Families welcome. Non Smoking

Bon Vista is a very comfortable Victorian property close to the sea front at the West Cliff end of Cromer. Bon Vista has recently been renovated and still retains many of its original features. It now provides high quality self catering accommodation with a comfortable guest lounge/diner and four en-suite bedrooms. The Bon Vista is ideal for groups of up to 8 (10 if children are included in the party). Phone: 01263 511818

• Central for town & amenities • Private off road parking • Bed & Breakfast

Tel: (01263) 512085 Liz Wass



Breakfast lunch and dinner served daily. New bar and restaurant menu available. Bar area dog friendly. Large beautifully lawned garden area. Northrepps Cottage Country Hotel Nut Lane Northrepps Cromer NR27 0JN

Tel: 01263 579202 44 |

A warm welcome awaits you Owned and operated by the Reynolds family for over 50 years, Ivy Farm is situated in the heart of a conservation area known as ‘Poppyland’, just minutes from sandy beaches and country walks, a heaven of peace, tranquillity and natural beauty. High quality 2 or 3 bedroom caravans for hire, also luxury Barn Conversions and Log Cabins, all equipped to a high standard. Barns and Cabins open all year. Pets welcome. Our Tourer and camping fields are both quiet and secluded with luxury sanitation blocks. Our facilities include an outdoor heated swimming pool, children’s play area and recreation area with BBQs. Graded  by English Tourist Board and regular Excellence in Service to Tourism Award winners. Telephone us for a FREE brochure or visit

1 High Street, Overstrand Telephone: 01263 579239 | 45

lizzie’s fruit & veg shop fresh fruit & veg daily at very affordable prices!

The East Coast Motor Company Your North Norfolk Ford Dealer

FOR ALL YOUR MOTORING NEEDS NEW & USED CARS also eggs, dried fruit, jams, chutney pickles, apple juice, fresh cut flowers & plants

find us on West Street, Cromer

CROMER 01263 513181

(behind Lloyds bank)

or visit our website

01263 519039



TEL: 01263 515503 07771 864 676

BRISBANE ANTIQUES For a good selection, including Moorcroft, Royal Doulton, glass, fine jewellery, medals, Coins and objects of virtue Good prices paid for gold, silver and coins. Visit us at: 33 Prince of Wales Road, Cromer Phil & Kim Chambers Tel: 01263 512996 Mobile: 07986 982216

Kards & Bits 25 Tucker Street, Cromer 01263 510241

Great value range of Greetings Cards, Partyware, Stationery and Household goods. 46 |

Baby, Children’s clothing, accessories & toys

7 Bond Street, Cromer NR27 9DA Tel: 07920 125413

Buttercups Tearooms HighStreet, Street, Cromer 55High Cromer(next (nexttotoHotel Hotelde deParis) Paris) Coffees MorningMorning Coffees, Homemade

Homemade Scones & Delicious Cakes Cakes & Scones, Breakfasts, LightBreakfasts, Lunches & Afternoon Teas Light Lunches & Afternoon Teas

Tel: 01263 510990

Precious Little

p r e s e n ts for n e w ba bi e s & toddl e r s u p to t wo y e a r s ol d

H w hol ly de s i r a bl e n e w c lo t h e s at a f for da bl e p r ic e s & a s e l ec t ion of sm a l l an t iqu e s 1 Church Street, Cromer, nr27 9er o p e n 1 0 . 3 0 – 4 . 0 0 e xc e p t s u n d a y s & w e d s

on Twitter @PreciousLittle4

CROMER & DISTRICT INDEPENDENT FUNERAL SERVICES A compassionate & caring service in your time of need.

Leslie, Jean & Adrian Amis 01263 514814 32 West Street, Cromer NR27 9DS Funeral plans and memorial services available

New Garage Doors fitted from

£549 inc VAT


Free Survey and Quotation • Broken Cables/Springs • Up & Over Garage Door Repairs • Roller Garage Door Repairs • Sectional Garage Door Repairs

A local Service for North Norfolk

Cromer 01263 511626 22 Christophers Close, Northrepps, Cromer NR27 0GA | 47

A-Z Directory of advertisers ACCOMMODATION p44 Bon Vista Holiday Let p44 Cambridge House Hotel p45 The Grove Hotel p45 Ivy Farm Holiday Park p44 Northrepps Cottage Country Hotel ANTIQUES p12 Bond Street Antiques p46 Brisbane Antiques p47 Fairdeal Antiques ARTS & CRAFTS p51 Alby Crafts p16 ARTSeast Magazine p51 Samuel Thomas p34 Sticky Earth Cafe



p18 Icarus Hines

p47 Little Bundulz


p47 Precious Little

p30 Art House Cafe


p32 Browne’s Tea Rooms

p20 Merchants’ Place

p47 Buttercups Tea Rooms


p16 Coffee Therapy

p6 Jarrold

p22 Henry’s Coffee & Tea Store


p36 Jetty Cafe

p34 Randalls Electrical



p36 Cromer Gift Shop

p8 Arnolds Keys

p46 Kards & Bits



p40 M+A Partners

p42 Purslows


p32 Woodrows

p8 Davies’ Fish Shop


p32 Jonas Seafoods

p22 Norfolk Children’s Book Centre

FLORISTS p36 The Rose Garden

48 |

Photo: Dave Roberts


p2 North Norfolk Plastics Ltd


p46 Lizzie’s Fruit & Veg


p42 Bann Thai


P18 Saffron Insurance

p6 Bolton’s Bistro

p47 Cromer & District Independent


p26 Shelley’s Pie & Mash Shop

p46 East Coast Motor Company

p26 The Dormy House Hotel

p16 P&S Autos

p42 The Old Rock Shop Bistro



p18 Lords Opticians

P32 Amy’s Sweet Shop



Funeral Services p34 East of England Co-op Funeral Services p38 Fox’s Funeral Services GALLERIES p30 The Gallery Norfolk

p36 North Coast Osteopaths

p40 Karttrak


p40 Marlenes School of Dance

p22 Yappers & Barkers


p30 The Garden House Gallery GARAGE DOORS p47 Cromer Garage Doors


p46 A1 Cabs & Travel Co


p10 The Copy Shop


p26 Cromer Carpets


p16 Amazona

p10 Cromer Furniture

p50 Falcon Publications

p22 Felbrigg Hall


p16 Poppyland Publishing

p52 Design Lines Cromer | 49

Publishing is our business

We can publish your programme or local publication free of charge. To find out more contact us: Falcon Publications DBH 21--22 Diss Business Park, Diss IP22 4GT Tel: 01379 773347/773348/773349 Publishers of the Official Cromer Town Guide 50 |

SAMUEL THOMAS ORIGINAL PAINTINGS - COMMISSIONS - LIMITED EDITION PRINTS - GREETING CARDS Truly Unique, Euphoric & Mesmerising artwork Escape into picture-perfect moments that have been captured for eternity, with a refreshing perspective from a Cromer-based artist. Artwork that is wonderfully contemporary yet timeless and reminiscent of the iconic art deco 1920 railway posters. Browse Cromer & Norfolk inspired scenes on the website.

• Order limited edition prints direct from the website (£95 unframed); Ideal wedding/ anniversary/ birthday gifts • Discover the latest including exhibition dates; @samuelthomasart

Samuel Thomas Art

Receive email-newsletter via

| 51


Come along and see our collection, a mixture of traditional and contemporary styles to suit every taste and budget

Cromer 2017 - 2018 Guide  

The Offical Cromer Town Guide 2017 - 2018

Cromer 2017 - 2018 Guide  

The Offical Cromer Town Guide 2017 - 2018