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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.

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What's on...

October 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 on 14 October 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. 
 November 2014

‘Know Your Norfolk’ workshops series - 3 November (archaeology collection)

The ‘Know Your Norfolk’ series (which takes place on the first Monday of the month) offers the opportunity to join a museum expert and explore Norwich Castle Museum’s extensive collections. The number of places is limited to ensure everybody gets a chance to get up close to the objects.
Booking is essential - at Norwich Castle Study Centre, Shirehall
10am -1pm. Tickets £15, conc £13 (includes refreshments)

Putting a Price on Nature - 6 November and 8 November

Come along to this free event and talk to university researchers about the importance of putting a price on nature. Exhibitions, talks and interactive demonstrations across two days will explore the questions ‘what does nature do for me?’ and ‘what is nature worth?’ You will be able to take a virtual tour over Norfolk, talk to the experts and add to the exhibition through writing and drawing. 
  • Thursday 6 November at The Forum, Millennium Plain  - Take a virtual guided tour over Norfolk (just turn up between 10am to 4pm)
    Thursday 6 November 2014 evening) - Do you think that nature has a price? Hear what the experts think, and then have your say! Light refreshments provided. Please book.
  • Saturday 8 November at the University of East Anglia - Take part in a fieldwork challenge or come for a tour of Norfolk in our Virtual Reality Theatre. Please book.  
For more information please visit  

Christmas Switch-on lantern workshop - 15 November

Silver Road Community Centre is holding a workshop to make lanterns for the Christmas Switch-on for Thursday 20 November. There are two sessions one at 10.30 - 12.30pm and one from 1pm - 4pm.  Children must be accompanied by an adult and the family has to be booked into a session so please get in touch with Julie on 07786694325 or email
 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.

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.



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.