29th January 2018 12:23 pm
Dig out your treasure’s BBC Antiques Roadshow is coming to the pier on the 24th May.
At last, we can share this fabulous news with you, we are absolutely thrilled to confirm that BBC One’s Antiques Roadshow, regularly watched by six million people on Sunday evenings will be filmed here on the pier and the promenade on Thursday 24th May, putting the North Norfolk District Council owned Cromer Pier on the international television stage. The show, one of BBC One’s most popular programmes attracts an average of 3,000 to 4,000 visitors spread through a full day. One day’s filming creates two shows for broadcast a few months after shooting, showcasing the pier and Cromer on prime time television. It is the first time that the Roadshow has been to a pier making it a truly unique seaside experience for the Roadshow team and they are looking forward to seeing all your cherished objects and hearing the personal stories behind them.
So, be sure to put that date in your phone calendar or diary, have a scrabble around in your loft and see what treasures you can come up with, why not make a day of it and embrace the excitement, it’s going to be fabulous.
Cromer Pier is owned and maintained by North Norfolk District Council. The council is spending £275,000 in 2018 to improve the pier facilities and a further £150,000 on annual maintenance surveys for the next five years.
North Norfolk District Council is proud to be a custodian of this Award Winning National Treasure.