An exhibition of beautiful watercolours by Cecil Aldin who was commissioned by Jarrold & Sons to illustrate the 1912 edition of Anna Sewell’s much loved classic novel. Check the What’s On pages of our website for more details.
Exhibition at Country & Eastern, Norwich.
Join our specially trained staff for a wander around the museum in this relaxed introductory tour aimed at those living with dementia and their carers.
A wild romp of a musical which plays out the imagined events of the true story of the night Freddie Mercury and Kenny Everett took Princess Diana in drag to the Royal Vauxhall Tavern.
The Revelation Brothers are a folk duo with a twist, coming to OPEN Norwich.
In Our Hands will transport you out to sea, under the ocean and onto the deck of the Catcher’s Fortune, at The Garage Norwich.
Vegetarian and vegan food festival at Wymondham Abbey.
Wymondham Abbey is putting on an exciting Food and Drink Festival on Saturday with local producers, demonstrations, veg-tertainment from Madame Zucchini, the …
Following an amazing #OH1 & #OH2 earlier this year, we are delighted to bring you our 3rd Open House event at OPEN Norwich.
The legendary BLOOD BROTHERS comes to Norwich Theatre Royal.
Do you know how to tell a swallow from a swift or a kestrel from a kite?Whether you are an avid birder or a complete birdwatching beginner, our Bird …
An opportunity to take on a 10km run or a 5km walk around the beautiful grounds of Somerleyton Hall
Highlights from Norwich Castle's Collection.Modern and contemporary art acquired over the last 60 years with the support of Norfolk Contemporary Art Society - …
Uncover the secret of our hidden waterways and get close to nature with this guided exploration.
Explore the splendour of this magnificent medieval house. Discover civic links with the Norwich Freemen
Beyond Cantaloupe - Celebrating the music of Herbie Hancock at Rooftop Gardens Norwich. Find out more.
Aled Jones has had an extraordinary career over the past three decades, singing for the Pope and the Royal Family, receiving an MBE and releasing over 30 …
Dragon Hall debates in Norwich, taking place at The Forum, in association with the University of East Anglia and Writers' Centre Norwich. Find out more.
Explore more of Holkham’s wonderful parkland with a fascinating tractor trailer tour of Holkham park.Discover the landscaped parkland and historical …
KISSING THE SHOTGUN GOODNIGHT is a neo-noir fever dream and 120 decibel suicide note. Find out more.
A coming-of-age, supernatural thriller, this is a ground-breaking, world first theatre experience, experienced in VR headsets from double Fringe First-winners, curious directive.
Join Open Attic as they traverse stormy seas and reckless tides to bring you this funny tale about a man all alone, a friendly puffin, and a whole lot of fuss over nothing.
The big skies and the extraordinary light of East Anglia make it unlike anywhere else in Britain, and offer the most amazing natural conditions in which to create gardens.
: The UN’s New Sustainable Development Agenda... and You, with Rob Cameron.
Baroque Theatre Company is proud to present this classic family adventure adapted from Alexandre Dumas’ the three musketeers!
Admiral Lord Nelson attended Norwich School - see Norwich as it would have been during his lifetime in this fantastic guided tour around Norwich.
Bringing the warmth of Africa & the Caribbean to Norwich and celebrating the diversity of this lovely corner of the U.K.! Free entry.
YOGA EXPERIENCE DAY With Jacqui Sutton at Barnham Broom. Find out more.
Enjoy the culinary changing of seasons at Cote Brasserie.
Jungle Peacocks and Iguana. Putli Ganju. (2015). Natural earth pigments on handmade paper.Admission is free to the SADACC.In Putli Ganju’s Sohrai painting, …
Climb 230 steps to the top of the Cathedral for the finest 360 degree view of the city.See behind the scenes of the Cathedral building and find out about the …
Roll out the barrel and join a virtual Norfolk pub in The Forum’s Gallery!The Forum has teamed up with Archant’s extensive photo archive to create an …
Eaton Park Crazy Golf is open every day from the start of the Easter holidays until the end of September 2017.
Norwich Does Vintage is back after a summer break, at OPEN Norwich! Find out more.
Boat trip every Saturday from Fairhaven Garden to St Benet's Abbey with a 45 minute guided tour of the abbey.Please note this trip is not suitable for …
From 30th April to 30th September 2017, Norfolk by Design will hold a pop-up shop in the Stables at Houghton Hall.In line with this year’s Richard Long …
Inspired by Norfolk, this exhibition of etchings is set to be fascinating
Curated by North Norfolk based Jamaican artist Danny Keen, with the theme 'Rooted in the past, Shaping the future'.
For this Autumnal event we will be returning to a full venue format but adding in some extra bars to ensure you spend more time on the dance floor having fun!
Rana Begum is one of the most existing artists working in Britain today. She has completed commissions in Cambridge, Cleveland Clinic, Ohio and Kings …
Open day running steam, diesel and electric trains.
This major exhibition will gather together some of the most extraordinary and potent objects connected to Admiral Lord Nelson, reflecting his naval victories, …
A wide variety of plant nurseries, local artisans and gardening suppliers from across the breadth of East Anglia are set to come together for Holkham’s …
Cafe Britannia, with stunning views over Norwich's Mousehold Heath, invites you to enjoy a limited edition summer burger menu, available now.
A delightful fusion of Jazz, Soul and Reggae
Networks connect almost everything in our world, and are increasingly influential in our daily lives. They enable us to work more efficiently, trade goods and …
RSA Fellows, Norwich Quakers and Norwich Cathedral are collaborating to stage a debate and discover why doing business ethically really can pay.
The unique Five Star Swing band show – as featured at London's Leicester Square Theatre - comes to the Maddermarket Theatre, Norwich.
Keats, Daleks, soot, belief, osmosis and compassionate autobiographical poems.
Books, giftware and bric a brac - all you could want from an indoor
Join local author and creative writing tutor Amanda Addison for our new monthly writing group.These classes for budding writers call on the Castle's stunning …
HarFest will take place in the grounds of Norwich Cathedral, from 10am – 4pm on Saturday 7th October. Find out more.
Beautiful – The Carole King Musical, the Olivier and Tony award-winning West End show is coming to Norwich as part of its first ever UK tour!
OPEN Norwich is celebrating Oktoberfest! Our iconic building at the heart of Norwich on Bank Plain will be transformed next October into a German themed …
Eaton Park’s miniature railway comprises the original elevated track and a longer ground level track which runs through a beautiful meadow
What better introduction to the Field to Fork Experience than a guided tour through sights, sounds, stories and even tastes.Discover more about where your food …
You are invited to an informal showcase evening here at Barnham Broom. Find out more.
Tall hats and even taller tales are woven into the fabric of The Lone Star State, and singer-songwriter, Jarrod Dickenson can spin a yarn with the best of them.
Join us on a guided tour of our autumnal garden with the Head Gardener.
A solo performance from singer and storyteller Catherine Ireton about courage.
Join us in celebrating and empowering girls!
Fundraising gig in aid of Norwich and Central Norfolk Mind at OPEN.
A new multi-sensory adventure play about finding light in the darkest places by Tuck Shop, at The Garage Norwich.
The FANN17 Exhibition showcases the high quality of work produced by Norfolk’s Architects.
We’re proud to present 3 days of the best new music from some of the UK’s top bands.
Join Barnham Broom for a night of exhilarating fun and an entertaining experience where everybody has an equal chance to win!
Porkstock is a free-to-attend celebration of artisan food and drink from across our region
The Great Storm ripped through Fairhaven Garden on the night of 15 October 1987.
A wedding show for those looking for a unique wedding experienceCome and join us at our ‘All about Weddings’ show and discover what we have on offer for …
Based on the book written by Joyce Dunbar and illustrated by Polly Dunbar.
The King Oak, one of the oldest trees in Norfolk, survived the Great Storm, but needed surgery to secure its continuing good health.
Football legends Grant Holt & Russell Martin are going to be battling it out in a Heavyweight Banter Contest at OPEN!
Five piece from Bristol, who play their own brand of tropical pop.
American Indians appear to have secured a place in hearts, minds, and media around the globe, but make only brief appearances in the historical account – …
As part of the Sainsbury Centre's Russian Season, marking the 100th Anniversary for the Russian revolution, celebrate art and life before and after the revolution with this book launch.
Friendly and informal art classes for beginners and improvers, inspired by the Castle architecture and its collections.
Following time spent in the park up close and personal with the herd of fallow and red deer, Nigel Downer, professional photographer and lecturer specialising …
James will be performing the album live and in full, in a specially arranged set that will include brand new versions, unreleased poems, and special guests. It …
James and the Giant Peach - performance at The Garage Norwich. Written by Roald Dahl, adapted by David Wood.
Come and enjoy a fun filled ‘Night at the Casino’ murder mystery evening at Barnham Broom this Autumn. Not to be missed!
A great Farmers Market in the heart of market-town, Wymondham. Every third Saturday of the month from 9 am until 1
Come along and learn how you can help hedgehogs this winter.
Bring all the family! Even your pet troll is welcome.
It was never thought that the city of Norwich was ready for the ultimate biathalon... find out more.
House of Stray Cats is delighted to present a new sensory puppet show for curious children and dreamers of all ages. With breath taking puppetry, enchanting …
Dragon Hall debates in Norwich at The Forum, in association with the University of East Anglia and Writers' Centre Norwich.
What does community and integration mean?Wearing silent disco head phones, you are invited to enter the stage rather than the auditorium and given instructions …
An earthy story of courage, conviction and hope, Joan is a refreshing look at Joan of Arc - history’s greatest underdog, at The Garage Norwich.
An exciting opportunity for families to explore the park on a fun-filled tour where there will be a chance to see the amazing deer herd up close and learn all …
Every year, millions of birds undertake extraordinary migrations, crossing oceans and continents across the globe.In her talk, Prof Jennifer Gill from the UEA …
Follow Heg & The Wolf Chorus into their apocalyptic world of witches, fires, lost love and forgotten creatures.
Charlotte is simmering in the underground venues across the UK - and is coming to Norwich this October! Find out more.
The Town Council operates a Wednesday Market, said to have been in place since 1259.The location is in the centre of Harleston in the Market Place and up the …
A major exhibition by internationally-celebrated Turner Prize-winning British Landscape artist, Richard Long, at Houghton Hall.
Sofie Hagen is unquestionably one of the most talked-about comics of the moment. Catch her new show, Dead Baby Frog, at Norwich Arts Centre.
Street market with clothes, home-ware and food - a great town for a spot of Friday market shopping and not far from
Diss Market Town's Friday Market. Every Friday from 9 am to 3 pm.
Cecil Aldin: The Art of Black BeautyShowing until Saturday 25 NovemberA display of beautiful Cecil Aldin watercolours painted for the 1912 edition of Black …
Workshop for intermediate photographers using SLR or DSLR cameras, led by professional photographer Peter Mallett.
Find out how to identify death caps from deceivers on this foray into the woodland garden with one of Fairhaven’s tree surgeons.
MØ announces her biggest UK & Ireland tour to date including a show at the 5,000 capacity O2 Academy Brixton in London. MØ will be performing in our …
he 39th Norwich Beer Festival will be held at St. Andrew's and Blackfriars' Halls from 24th to 29th October 2016. Find out more.
Explore the Broads National Park by joining Broads Tours for a Boat trip this October Half-Term.
Forage for an acorn in the woodland garden, then plant it in a recycled pot using Fairhaven leaf soil to grow your very own oak tree.
Celebrate the wonderful world of experiments, discoveries, exploration and innovation at the Norwich Science Festival this autumn.Enjoy fascinating …
Halloween at Holkham is a ‘spooktacular’ occasion! Join in the fun and get hands-on with the amazing Kiddy Cook team to decorate your own terrifyingly tasty creation.
Get in to the carnival spirit as Banham Zoo goes loopy for lemurs as part of the World Lemur Festival!
Get ready to 'Move it Move it' as we celebrate the World Lemur Festival at Africa Alive!
Join us for some spooky fun this October half term – with lots of activities including Dippy’s Spooky Fun Zone, fancy dress and a brand new trail.
The City of Norwich Brass band invites you to join them for a Stage and Screen Spectacular.
The Hostry Festival 2017 is full of new commissions and as well as our favourite annual projects, all celebrating home grown talent in Norfolk.
It’s a great pleasure to welcome Jim back to Norwich for a performance with his renowned organ trio, at Rooftop Gardens Norwich.
Explore the enchanted forest where witches rule at Fairhaven Woodland & Water Garden. Find out more.
The Lovely Eggs are an underground surreal-psych punk rock duo from northern England.Playing at OPEN for the first time and returning to Norwich after a long …
Celebrate the county's rich contemporary architecture
Rembrandt: Explorer of Light in the Dutch Golden AgeIndependent art historian Clare Ford-Wille focuses on Rembrandt’s use of light and shade. Followed by a …
Join the Rooftop Gardens for an Argentinian Dinner and Wine Tasting in Norwich.
Celebrate Bonfire night in style, and in the warm, with us.
The UVM have become one of the greatest live acts in the country - and they're performing at OPEN Norwich!
We rely on antibiotics to fight life-threatening infections, improve the odds of survival after routine operations and protect the animals we farm for food. …
In November 2017 Jon Boden, former lead-singer of Bellowhead, will head out on his "Afterglow" Album Launch Tour...
The Norwich Film Festival are absolutely delighted to welcome the iconic actor, writer and globetrotter Michael Palin as there Opening Act for the 2017 Festival.
What Once Was Ours is a Zest Theatre and Half Moon co-production at The Garage Norwich!
If Shakespeare and Moliѐre were our contemporaries what would they write about migrants today? A wave of migrants has landed on French and English shores, all …
Worry Dolls are a tenacious female duo born out of the joint talents of Zoe Nicol and Rosie Jones.
Put simply, we founded Loddon Farmers' Market to enable local farmers to sell their products direct to you so that they get a fair price for their work and …
This acclaimed new production of Ibsen’s masterpiece Hedda Gabler comes to Norwich Theatre Royal following a sold out run at the National Theatre.
Enjoy a wonderful Christmas afternoon tea at the quaint Cupcakes & Bubbles.
Niggle is a painter. Not a very successful one, partly because he has so many other things to do. For some time he has been obsessed with one particular canvas …
Don't miss the party of the year when the streets of Norwich sparkle and shine and music fills the night at the annual Christmas Switch-on.
The Harleston Farmers Market has been operating very successfully from September 2002. From relatively small beginnings we have grown and now, on the third …
Immerse yourself in the intricate artwork of Joni Smith at this free exhibition.
A wonderful opportunity to experience the beautiful and intricate work of traditional Japanese string puppetry.
Come to a fun filled 80’s night at Barnham Broom!
Enjoy the spectacular autumn colours in the woodland garden with its mature oak and beech trees, including the King Oak.
Born in Oman to an Irish father and Arabic mother, Sara spent the early part of her life travelling through the Middle East due to the nature of her fathers work.
The sustainability of our food supply is something that many of us take for granted. Yet climate change, ethical sourcing, food integrity and food-related …
After her children were born, she realised they are NOT like the ones you see in Boden catalogues, and seeing as it was quite tricky to find work that flexed enough.
With a range of speakers from a plethora of influences, there is something for everyone!
MEAT is a play that attempts to answer the question; why do we eat meat? Performance takes place at The Garage Norwich.
This popular event is back for its 6th year so break out the festive knitwear and get ready for a night of festive fun! Teams of 10 are welcomes or individual …
This colourful tale from the Arabian Nights is set in the Middle East: a place of mystery, enchantment and strange, mythical creatures.Large scale contemporary …
Charity ball hosted on Saturday 25th November 2017 in the magical marquee & Barford Suite, at Barnham Broom in Norwich.
The newest Farmers' Market in Norfolk is the Norwich Farmers' Market at Costessey....the inaugural market was on 14th September 2014Our events takes place on …
Norfolk Broads based photographer, Stephen Mole returns for his annual exhibition at Fairhaven Garden
Oysterband was born in the summer of 1977 when the sound of punk rock rang loud from the radio, disaffection became the order of the day and riots filled the …
The city’s first Christmas market of 2017 at The Forum!
Dragon Hall debates in Norwich, taking place at The Forum, in association with the University of East Anglia and Writers' Centre Norwich. Find out more.
Local Produce, Home Baking and CraftsEvery Tuesday Morning9.15 to 10.30Support local shopping and the local
Award-winning singer, writer and actress Hazel O'Connor has announced a thirteen-date UK tour for November and December 2017.Hazel O'Connor became an overnight …
We're back at The Forum, Norwich for our three-day Norwich Global Village Christmas Market!Thursday 30th NovemberFriday 1st DecemberSaturday 2nd DecemberThere …
A sparkling evening of song, perfect to get you into the festive spirit.
All of the below talks take place on Tuesdays at 12:30 until 13:00 in the Town Close Auditorium, booking is not required. 7 November Dutch Art in the Time of …
Translation technology has made very rapid advances in recent years, and we now expect our devices to provide us with serviceable translations at the touch of …
Join us for a swing-tastic evening of music and social dancing at Open Norwich!
Remember the Barclays Christmas Carol concerts, then come along and join us for a Community Christmas Carol Concert.
Create a fabulous Christmas wreath to hang on your door using fresh foliage and natural materials from our woodland garden.
Wooden Arms are a contemporary quintet from the UK who draw from Alternative, Classical, and Trip-Hop. Enthused with the rhythmic sensibilities of Portishead, …
Travel back in time in our beautiful Norfolk Suite Marquee and enjoy a mixture of well-known and contemporary style music, in a Skiffle/Bluegrass/American style
Sophistication Package at Sprowston Manor Marriott Hotel and Country Club
Take a stroll through the illuminated winter woodland garden to meet the reindeer and visit Father Christmas.
Join one of Holkham’s Wardens on a guided walk around the Holkham National Nature Reserve, taking in seasonal highlights & points of interest. Dates are …
A magical opportunity to see the magnificent state rooms of Holkham Hall adorned with Christmas decorations and beautiful flickering candlelight.
Join a special Audience With Father Christmas as he stops off during his busy schedule at Holkham Hall.
We love Christmas at Barnham Broom and we know how to celebrate in style. Find out more.
For the ultimate party night, get together with friends and colleagues at one of our 'Join In' Party Nights, ideal for groups of all sizes.
See Santa Claus here at Banham Zoo and enjoy some festive fun including Christmas crafts and face painting in the Activities & Education Centre.
See Santa Claus here at Africa Alive! and enjoy some festive fun including Christmas crafts and animal handling in the Discovery Centre.
Santa is coming to Dinosaur Adventure! Come and enjoy a festive family day out with the chance to meet Santa
Join Santa's Pixies and of course Santa on board the Vintage Broadsman for an hour of Family Festive Fun.
Come with Boards Tours to meet Santa and enjoy a magical time on the Norfolk Broads.
Enjoy a lovely Christmas Day Lunch at Sprowston Manor
Relax and enjoy the modern surroundings of Zest Cafe Bar & Grill, adjacent to the main hotel, with stunning views across the championship golf course.
Find out about the history of Fairhaven Garden on this wonderful guided tour
Enjoy a range of festive dining experiences at the wonderful Park Farm Hotel
Join us to see a tale as old as time: Little Red Riding Hood get the My First Panto treatment at The Garage, Norwich.
This playful retelling of Hans Christian Andersen’s poetic story at Norwich Puppet Theatre.
This family friendly production features a live band, music, dance and drama giving the audience an immersive experience whilst enjoying a traditional story
Enjoy a Christmas break with loved ones at Park Farm hotel
Enjoy a fantastic pre-Christmas stay at the wonderful Sprowston Manor
Enjoy private festive parties in wonderful surroundings at Sprowston Manor
Enjoy a luxury Christmas party at the wonderful Fritton Arms.
Enjoy a luxury break over the Christmas period at The Fritton Arms.
Distillery Tours of St George's Distillery. Find out more.
Enter the New Year in style at the Park Farm Hotel
Celebrate and dance the last night of the year away with friends and family at our Hogmanay Gala Dinner in our beautiful Norfolk Suite Marquee.
Find out about the history of Fairhaven Garden on this guided tour, including the collection of plants introduced by the 2nd Lord Fairhaven
Enjoy a lovely stay at the picturesque Sprowston Manor
A 45-meters long, 4 meters high and 6 meters wide tunnel made from 50,000 pulsating LEDs in Norwich!
A new exhibition opens in 2017 featuring the nationally important collection of Rembrandt etchings
Family pantomime written & directed by RICHARD GAUNTLETTJoin us as we tell the magical tale of Sleeping Beauty, a princess cursed by a very bad-tempered …
He has chatted to around 2000 of the biggest names in culture, the arts and politics. And now Sir Michael Parkinson is set to share some of his biggest …
In October 2017, to mark the centenary of the Russian Revolution, the Sainsbury Centre
We’re revving our engines for a journey to the heart of fabulous. Hold on to your wig as Sound Ideas visits the outback aboard a pink bus!Get ready for the …
CAMRA acts as the champion for beer drinkers and pub-goers on issues ranging from protecting pubs from closing down, keeping the lid on the price of a pint and …
WOW is a global festival movement that celebrates women and girls, and looks at the obstacles that stop them from achieving their potential.
The Norfolk Bump, Baby and Toddler Show is Norfolk's longest running baby and parenting show, covering all aspects of those all important early years.
Experience the internationally renowned Norfolk & Norwich Festival - a highlight of the region’s cultural calendar. Book tickets here.
Following a record-breaking UK and Ireland Tour, the smash hit blockbuster is back – and larger than life!
There were gorillas, there were dragons and now ‘Hare’ is the next sculpture coming to Norwich in 2018!
Visit the 13th century undercroft and dungeon, the police cells, Victorian Court room, the Tudor ‘Mayor’s Court Room and the Georgian Court room.
3x ANOTHER TIME comprises three life-sized cast iron sculptures selected from Gormley’s ongoing series Another Time (1999–2013), on UEA campus.