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Sheringham Viking Festival 2024


13 Apr 2024


10:00 am - 9:00 pm

Hourly Schedule

Note Revised Date - Sat 13th April Schedule

10 am - 4pm
Visit The Viking Village
The base on Beeston Common for creative and educational activities as well as battle reenactments
7 pm - 7:25 pm
The Viking Parade
From the top car park in Sheringham to the sea front
7:30pm - 8:30pm
The Finale
Viking Battles and the Boat Burning on the seafront


Beeston Common
Beeston Common

Other Locations

Sheringham Seafront - Boat Burning 7:30pm
Sheringham Seafront - Boat Burning 7:30pm
Top Car Park (Station Road) - Parade starts at 7pm
Top Car Park (Station Road) - Parade starts at 7pm

Please show your support for the event sponsors

Event Countdown

The event is finished.

Viking Festival Poster

Special Note:

Thank you to the people of Sheringham and to everyone who attended the Viking Festival in 2024.
The Viking Festival on the Common was a brilliant success due to the re-enactors, all the volunteers and especially you the public.
Due to unforeseen weather circumstances re the tide and a misunderstanding of when to light the ship, sadly the time advertised was not met.

Experience the Epic Sheringham Viking Festival 2024!

If you’ve never heard of the Sheringham Viking Festival, then you’re in for a treat. This unique festival brings together all sorts of Viking-era activities, from battles to boat-burning ceremonies. So, let’s get ready for a journey through time and all the excitement that comes with it!

When Is the Sheringham Viking Festival 2024?

The Sheringham Viking Festival 2024 is scheduled to take place on Saturday 13th April 2024. The date has changed from the original one. The Viking Festival is free to attend, and there is a voluntary collection to help fund future events.

Introduction to the Sheringham Viking Festival 2024

The festival celebrates the ancient Viking culture and its traditions and is a one-day event that takes place at two locations, on Sheringham’s seafront for the boat burning and on Beeston Common just east of the town near Beeston Bump where the Viking village and reenactments take place. The festival is attended by thousands of people every year, and it’s one of the most popular events in the area.

Parking Arrangements

The chart below shows the main public car parks, all of which have disabled parking spaces.  It will typically take 10 minutes by foot from these car parks to Beeston Common for the daytime activities.  Charges apply at these car parks from 8 am to 6 pm. For more details, click here.

In addition to the  car parks mentioned above, there is overflow car parking at the following locations.

Behind Sheringham Medical Practice   NR26 8RT

At St Andrew’s Methodist Church    NR26 8SA

At The Lighthouse   NR26 8RT

St Joseph’s Church Sheringham NR26 8RT


Please donate to Sheringham Carnival Funds.

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You choose the amount, credit or debit card required. Over 18′ s only.