Events

This section contains records of just some of the recent events in Great Yarmouth's often dramatic history. From wars, shipwrecks and floods, to royal visits, carnivals and star spangled shows, life in the town has seldom been dull.

Page link: 1953 Floods
1953 Floods
Photographs of the damage caused by the floods
Page link: Britannia Pier Fires
Britannia Pier Fires
Photographs of the 1909 Britannia Pier fire
Page link: Death of an old favourite
Death of an old favourite
Postcard bemoaning the demise of the horse-drawn tram
Page link: Events
Events
Demolition of the Power Station
Page link: Great Yarmouth Carnival
Great Yarmouth Carnival
Photographs of carnivals floats from different years of the Great Yarmouth carnival
Page link: Great Yarmouth History
Great Yarmouth History
Unsolved Historical Murders
Page link: King George V Silver Jubilee Celebrations
King George V Silver Jubilee Celebrations
Photographs of the celebrations in Great Yarmouth, 1935
Page link: Memories of the 1953 Floods by Audrey Ward
Memories of the 1953 Floods by Audrey Ward
Audrey Wards experiences of the floods
Page link: Opening of Haven Bridge: 21st October, 1930
Opening of Haven Bridge: 21st October, 1930
Photographs of the opening of the Haven Bridge
Page link: Photograph of 1915 bomb damage caused by a Zeppelin raid
Photograph of 1915 bomb damage caused by a Zeppelin raid
Photograph of Mr Ellis outside his Lancaster Road house
Page link: Postcard showing the 1905 flood
Postcard showing the 1905 flood
A letter home from one of the survivors
Page link: Remember This?
Remember This?
Share your memories for a display at Time & Tide Museum
Page link: Royal Air Force in Great Yarmouth
Royal Air Force in Great Yarmouth
Battle Of Britain Parade 1951
Page link: St Pierre Eglise Disaster
St Pierre Eglise Disaster
Photographs of the Trawler, whose crew had to be rescued twice!
Page link: Tall Ships
Tall Ships
Photographs of the competitors in the Tall Ships Race
Page link: Tall Ships Race 1981
Tall Ships Race 1981
Photographs of the Tall Ships Race
Page link: The Great Flood
The Great Flood
60 years on!
Page link: The NUT Conference, 1931
The NUT Conference, 1931
Postcard showing the Harry Coward Party
Page link: Yarmouth Carnival 1984
Yarmouth Carnival 1984
Photograph of Yarmouth Carnival in 1984