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Lord Mayor's CelebrationThere's loads going on around the city that you might be interested in – have a look at the community events below.

If you would like us to include something on this page, please get in touch by emailing with details of your event.



What's on...

 November 2014

Cards for good causes on sale

The Charity Christmas Card Shop which sells charity cards across the UK every year opens its shop in Norwich until 18 December at The Forum.
Shoppers can buy cards from nearly 40 charities plus advent calendars, wrap and gifts from our volunteers who will staff the shop 7 days a week.

Norfolk & Norwich Open Studios 2015 – Applications now open

Artists can apply online or download application forms at, and the deadline for receipt of applications is Friday 5 December 2014. Find out more... 

Childrens' drama club, Bowthorpe - from November

A new drama group has started up at the Community HUB in Bowthorpe on Thursdays 4pm to 5pm for children aged 5 to 18. Cost is £3.50 a session or £30 a term.

The Toys and Tins Appeal Roadshow - 17 November to 12 December

Music and entertainment 10am to 2pm at a different venue each day. Launching on Monday 17 November at The Forum, Millennium Plain, NR2 1TF. Bring your donations of toys and food for the appeal. Click for more details of the events.

 December 2014

Norwich global village Christmas market - 5 and 6 December

Local businesses are bringing handmade and fairly-traded gifts, mulled wine, food and treats from around the World to the Forum. Opening times are 9.30am to 5pm.

Christmas Crib Festival - 5, 6, 7, 12 and 13 December

Rosebery Road Methodist Church from 10.30am to 4.30pm on 5,6,12 and 13 December and on Sunday 7 December from 12 noon to 4.30pm.
Light refreshments and stalls. Donations to the Big C.

The Voice Project's 'Lost & Found' concert at City Hall - 6 December

The 'Lost & Found’ choir of over 100 voices will be joined by soloists for promenade performances that will animate the extraordinary building, exploring little known and seldom seen areas. The concerts will feature music and songs specially written for the choir to sing in City Hall and take place on 6 December at 5pm, 7pm and 9pm.

Dragon Hall’s Medieval Christmas Market - 6 and Sunday 7 December 

Annual medieval themed Christmas market with costumed traders from around the UK and Europe. Live music, licensed bar and refreshments. Open from 1am to 4pm.

Dragon Hall, King St Norwich (01603 663922)
£2.50, Under16’s £1, Under 5’s free

Big C Christmas Carol Service - 10 December

Join Big C this Christmas as we support and remember all those who have been affected by cancer. Come along for an evening of carols, readings and refreshments to reflect on 2014 and look ahead to 2015. With the opportunity to leave a message to a loved one on our tree of thoughts. Doors open from 6.30pm and  the service starts at 7pm.

We welcome you to stay after the service for mulled wine (or soft drink) and mince pies.
For more information please contact us on:01603 619900 or
The event is free and no booking is required


UEA Choir Christmas Carol Concert - 10 December

UEA Choir invite you to join them for their ever popular Christmas Carol concert, on Wednesday 10 December, at 7.30pm at St John The Baptist Roman Catholic Cathedral, Norwich.
Tickets cost £8 (full price) or £5 (UEA staff, students and seniors) and are available to purchase by phone or in person from UEA Box Office (01603 508050), Prelude Records (01603 628319) and St George's Music Shop (01603 626414). Tickets are also available to purchase online from UEA Box Office (a small booking fee will be charged).

For more information about the concert, visit, email or follow @UEAConcerts on Twitter.


Norwich City Council is not responsible for the organisation of any events and activities listed on this page, or of information provided about them. For more information about anything on this page, please use the specific contact details provided alongside each listing.