Sewell Toy Library - every Tuesday from 16 September
Silver Road Community Centre will be holding a toy library every Tuesday between 12 and 3pm. There is a £3 fee to become a member and it costs 50p per toy per week to rent.
Norfolk Social Media Surgery - 22 September
If you want to know how to use social media to promote your campaign, community group or charitable cause for free here in Norfolk, come along to Cafe Bar Marzano at The Forum, Millennium Plain, NR2 1TF from 6.30pm to 9.30pm. For more informaton go to http://socialmediasurgery.com/surgeries/norfolk
Supported cycle rides - until 24 September
Not about the bike are running a number of cycle rides throught the summer, fortnightly on Wednesdays until 24 September. Find out more here
City Academy Norwich open evening - 24 September
City Academy Norwich is holding an open evening on Wednesday 24 September between 6.30 and 8.30 pm. Find out more...
UEA Symphony Orchestra and Chior auditions - 26 and 29 September
Both the Symphony Orchestra and Choir are open, by audition, to all. UEA Choir welcomes singers of all abilities and levels of experience, while UEA Symphony Orchestra welcomes players of ABRSM Grade 6 standard or above.Find out more here.
10th anniversary of GO2 Bluebell scheme - 27 September
Norwich Farmshare openday - 27 September
Open between 10am-4pm with a welcome at 11am from Bob Flowerdew from the BBC Gardener's Question Time. Open day includes local produce to taste and buy as well as kids activities and games. Find out more here
. Also take a look at www.norwichfarmshare.co.uk
FREE sewing sessions - First week in October
Society Alive (SA) is organising a new FREE sewing session titled 'Bowthorpe Sewing Delight'.
This is an opportunity for you to learn how to use a sewing machine, sew, cut patterns and much more. Sessions will commence in the first week of October with light refreshment served. Spaces are limited and participants will be taken on first come first serve basis so if you are interested phone, text Godwin Unazi on 07832 972166 or email email@example.com
Download the information leaflet
Norwich Older Peolpe's Forum annual general meeting - 1 October
Norwich Older People’s Forum (NOPF) is celebrating
International Older People’s Day by holding its annual general meeting (AGM)
and a full forum meeting on 1 October starting at 10am.
This year our meeting titled Dealing with dementia and
is an opportunity for you to hear about different aspects of dementia and gain
a better understanding of it.
NOPF will hold its AGM at
10am and the full forum meeting will start at 10.30am. Following an introduction by NOPF’s chair, Joyce Hopwood,
speakers will include William Armstrong, Sheriff of Norwich and chair of
Healthwatch Norfolk and Willie Cruickshank, Director of Norfolk and Suffolk
Dementia Alliance. An opportunity for discussion and questions to the panel of
speakers will follow. The meeting will finish at 1pm with a light lunch.
Lots of organisations will be there with helpful
information for older people.
This is a public meeting
and everyone is very welcome to attend. There is no need to book a place.
You can find further details on the attached leaflet
African and Caribbean market 3 and 4 October
Norfolk Black History Month is delighted to be bringing this vibrant market back to the Forum.
Come and browse a brillant variety of gifts and crafts from across the African and Caribbean world alongside delicious food from Zimbabwe, Morocco and Jamica. Open between 9.30am to 5.30pm. On Saturday the Anna Mudeka Band, Jose Ferrera and Sefo Kanuteh in conjunction with Future Radio will be there.
‘Know Your Norfolk’ workshops series - 6 October (regimental collections)
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)
Cards for good causes on sale from 14 October
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.
Spooky City lantern workshop - 25 October
Silver Road Community Centre is holding a workshop to make lanterns for the Spooky City lantern walk from Norwich Castle to City Hall on Friday 31 October. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.