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The Cromer Pier Christmas Show

Get in the Christmas spirit with a fun, festive variety of entertainment for all the family!

Christmas begins when The Cromer Pier Christmas Show opens!

The Cromer Pier Christmas Show will warm your hearts and get you well and truly in the Christmas spirit with a heap of festive fun.

Expect all the usual West End production values including our jaw-dropping 8-meter video wall delivering sensational special effects to a whole new level, alongside our much loved traditional scene sets and dazzling bespoke costumes.

Everything is top secret just now but what you can be sure of is laughs by the bucket load, thrilling speciality acts, powerhouse vocals, and spellbinding dance routines, delivered in our special trademark way, worthy of the only full season end of pier show in the world!

The Cromer Pier Christmas Show will open on 25th November and run until 30th December 2023. Tickets on sale now!




“The end of pier Christmas Show is a must-see for all the family! Classic variety performances,
professionally orchestrated. From age 4 to 64 we were all super impressed and when it had finished my 4 year old asked if he could watch it all again!” 

 – Trip Advisor



The Cast


Olly Day – Host

Good old Norfolk boy and jolly nice chap Olly Day returns for his 14th year at the helm, Olly is firmly established as one of East Anglia’s finest and best-loved performers, renowned for his unmistakeable warm humour with a local twist.


Amethyst – International Magician & Illusionist

Be prepared to be amazed by the masters! You may remember them performing in the Nigel Hogg production of Strictly Christmas during the pandemic.


Described as spectacular and unbelievable, expect, mind-blowing illusions, breath-taking escapes, and stunts. magic, mentalism, and escapology.


Of course, expect all the usual glitz, sequins, and sparkle from the Cromer Pier Show ensemble. The rest of the cast are under wraps for now but keep your eyes peeled for the latest cast reveals as they happen.

Please note that traditional seaside innuendo shapes much of the comedy format. 


“Visited Cromer Pier and the Christmas show with a group of young people. The staff at the Pier are so welcoming and accommodating, the venue is unique and picturesque.” 

 – Trip Advisor


“The whole production was spectacular and worthy of any West End stage” 

 – Facebook

Important Show Information

The Cromer Pier Christmas Show is a 2-hour show, which includes a 20- minute interval. There are matinee and evening performances to choose from.



The Cromer Pier Christmas Show: Frequently Asked Questions


What is the schedule of performances for the 2023 The Cromer Pier Christmas Show?

The Cromer Pier Christmas Show opens on 25th November and runs until 30th December 2023.



Is The Cromer Pier Christmas Show good for Children?

Yes the show is suitable for all ages. The theatre provides kids with booster cushions for comfort and to enhance their view.

It’s a visually-appealing and full of energy so suitable for all the family but please note that traditional seaside innuendo shapes much of the comedy format. We offer a great value family ticket (2 adults and 2 children under 16) available.



How long does The Cromer Pier Christmas Show last?

There may be slight variations in the running time but expect the show to last for approximately 2 hours 30 minutes including a 20-30 minute interval.


Is there food and drink available at Cromer Pier?

Yes, make an occasion of your visit and enjoy a pre-show meal at Tides Bistro at the entrance to the pier. You can view the menu on the webpage here.

The Pavilion bar is open before the show and during the interval. 

Enjoy a wide selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and signature hot drinks along with snacks (crisps, sweets), cake, and ice cream. 

Save time and pre-order your interval drinks at the bar before the show, leaving you more time to enjoy the views.

Drinks and snacks are available from the cart at the front of the theatre during the interval.



Can I buy a souvenir programme and merchandise?

Yes, souvenir programmes packed with news and exclusive images are available when you buy tickets online or via the box office, they are also available in the foyer and theatre on the day.

Take a memory of Cromer Pier home with you, with exclusive gifts and mementoes available from the gift shop at the entrance to the pier, open every day.



Are there any benefits of getting a group together?

Yes, we offer a range of special rates for groups of 10 or more and offer a no deposit reservation facility.

Please contact our Group Visit Co-Ordinator at the box office or visit our Group Visits page here for more info.



Can I use National Theatre Gift Vouchers to buy tickets?

No, but you can purchase and redeem Cromer Pier gift vouchers against tickets for any show.



How do you get to the Cromer Pier?

Cromer Pier is located on the promenade. If you are not driving, Cromer is well connected by public transportation.

Greater Anglia provides train services from Norwich to Cromer, which takes about an hour.

Sanders Coaches provides bus services from the Norwich bus station.

If you are coming from London, take the train from Liverpool Street Station to Norwich then transfer to the local train to Cromer.

Another option is to take the National Express bus from Victoria Station to the Norwich bus station and transfer to the Sanders Coach bus.

For those coming by road, Cromer can be accessed via the A148 East from Kings Lynn and Holt, via the A140 North from Norwich or via the A149 North from Great Yarmouth. 

If you are unsure pop the postcode NR27 9HE in your sat nav. View our How to find us page here also.



Where do you park for The Cromer Pier Christmas Show?

There are several pay & display car parks just a few minutes walk from the pier.

North Norfolk District Council car parks are FREE after 6pm.

Please check for any changes on arrival.



Do you need to buy tickets in advance?

We recommend purchasing tickets in advance to avoid disappointment, but tickets are available to purchase from the box office before the show (subject to availability).



Is the Cromer Pier Pavilion Theatre accessible?

Yes, there are ramps to the Pier entrance and wheelchair access to the Pavilion Bar and Theatre.

We offer a designated area for wheelchair users in the theatre, please book wheelchair spaces with our friendly box office team.

A disabled toilet is located in the Pavilion Bar foyer and the Tides Restaurant.

Guide dogs are welcome. Hearing loops are available, prebooking with the box office is essential.


For the best live theatre experience outside of London, Book your tickets below!



For any questions, please email the Cromer Pier box office here or call 01263 512495.


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