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Charity Quiz 'N' Chips - Wednesday 26 October, 7pm

Back by popular demand, we are holding another Quiz 'N' Chips evening in aid of the SOS Bus, so please get a team together, swot up on your general knowledge and enjoy a delicious fish & chip supper, all in the name of charity.

Venue: OPEN Youth Trust, doors open at 6.30pm for a prompt 7pm start, fully licensed bar and raffle.

Tickets: £10 adv, max. 8 per team,  available via the Eventbrite website and include a fish & chip supper (or vegetarian alternative) - please state when booking. 

The winning team will receive tickets to see a gig at OPEN - further details to be announced..

For more information contact:
Open Youth Trust, 20 Bank Plain, Norwich, NR2 4SF
Box office: 01603 7631111

Christmas Charities Fair - Sunday 5 November, 10am to 2.30pm

Local charities will be selling crafts, gifts and Christmas cards at GreenAcres Colney, Watton Road, Norwich, NR4 7TY. Free entry.

The Norwich Film Festival - Thursday 10 to Sunday 13 November

Back for a sixth year, we have some fantastic things on offer for film lovers/filmmakers from screenings of our officially selected films to panel discussions with those in the film business. We are also thrilled to be screening Light Years (plus Q&A) and My Feral Heart (Plus Q&A – along with a donation of ticket sales going to NANSA from this screening). For more information, please check out our wonderful website for more details about what’s on offer

Norwich Sleep out 2016 - Friday 11 November

If you want to take yourself out of your comfort zone whilst supporting The Benhamin Foundation, a charity working in Norfolk and Suffolk, this is the event for you! This will be our second large scale Sleep Out to highlight the issue of homelessness and raise money to support our work with local homeless young people. This event will never replicate the hardship faced by those who are homeless. However, we want the event to bring to life the challenges of sleeping outside. 

The venue is Marsh Ltd, Queens Road, Norwich, NR1 3QQ and we will be sleeping in their car park. The event starts on Friday 11 November and ends at 7am the following morning. Full details on the event and how to register to take part can found on our website:  If you are interested in joining in and would like to speak directly with us please call Chris Elliott on 01603 88693 or email:

Norwich Older People’s Forum - Wednesday 16 November, 10.15am and 1.30pm

The Forum is joining with Age UK Norwich to hold another of its successful neighbourhood meetings at Pilling Park Community Centre, Pilling Park Road, Norwich, NR1 4PA

There will be speakers and fun activities to try out like Zumba Gold and New Age Kurling, and you will also have the chance to discuss issues that affect older people. Refreshments on arrival and a light lunch will be served later.

Everyone is most welcome, but Norwich Older People’s Forum is particularly keen for older people living to the east of the city to attend. No need to book a place or let anyone know you will be attending, just turn up if you can and please feel free to bring along your friends and neighbours.

It may be possible to arrange transport to the event so call Bob at Age UK Norwich on 01603 496323 for details.

Recycle the Norfolk Knitters and Stitchers Way – A Winter Family Event – Saturday 12 November, 10am to 1pm

Learn how to recycle old knitting needles, odd bits of wool and fabric, plastic bags etc.  Admission is free to the event and there will be a Christmas Stall, Craft, Raffle, Tombolas. Lorna’s Jewellery, Carol’s Books and Jigsaws and Charles’ Emporium selling second-hand DVDs and CDS, and much more.  On the stage there will be a variety of activities including Storytelling, Music and ‘An Audience With’ some of the Charities we support.

Norfolk Knitters and Stitchers, Norwich Wool Loft, Christchurch Centre, Magdalen Road, Norwich NR3 3LA

UEA Choir and Symphony Orchestra performance - 18 November, 7.30pm

The University of East Anglia Choir and Symphony Orchestra will perform three celebrated Russian masterpieces on Friday 18 November at 7.30pm in St Andrews Hall, Norwich.

Comprising students, staff and members of the local community, the 160-strong choir and 70-strong orchestra will perform: Mussorgsky’s unsettling Pictures at an Exhibition; music from Rachmaninov’s orthodox masterpiece, Vespers (or All-Night Vigil); and scenes from Mussorgsky’s grand rendition of Boris Godunov. Keel Watson (bass) will also be joining them.

Tickets cost £4-12 and are available to purchase by phone or in person from Prelude Records (01603 628319) and St George’s Music Shop (01603 626414). Tickets are also available to purchase online from
For more information about the concert, visit, email or follow @UEAConcerts on Twitter

Norwegian Hand Crafters Christmas Market - 19 - 24 November

Christmas markets are the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in all things festive and this year Norwich presents its first Scandi style extravaganza.

Head to Millennium Plain (outside The Forum) and find unique and artisan gift ideas nestled in traditional wooden chalets.

Enjoy a warming seasonal glass of Glogg and a tasty Norwegian Waffle as you celebrate the festive season meandering the winter chalets spilling full of gifts including; nature photography, knitwear, felt, jewelry, wood, glass, ceramics and pottery

Sponsored by Jarlsberg, Norseland this festive market welcomes handcrafters from the Trondheim region of Norway. Similar to Norwich, Trondheim was originally a capital city and is full of history, pedestrianised streets buzzing with life and rich in museums and culture.

Open daily from 19 November – 24 November, 10am - 6pm, except late night shopping on Thursday 10am - 8pm and 10am - 4pm on Sunday.

For full information and events in the lead up to Christmas in Norwich, continue the story.... or download the free Discover Norwich app.

ReFashion Norwich - 21 November, 4.30pm - 8.30pm

Come along to this FREE event at St Andrews Hall which will highlight sustainable fashion whilst having some fun along the way. We want to improve awareness on how to upcycle your unloved garments and give them a new lease of life. Read more...


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