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Plan your weekend for this year’s Lord Mayor’s Celebration

Published on Friday, 17th June 2022

From a city centre skate park to the return of the country’s oldest carnival parade, the Lord Mayor’s Celebration is back from Friday 1 to Sunday 3 July.

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    City set for a Jubilee weekend to remember

    Published: Wednesday, 18th May 2022

    Take your place at the top table as the city comes together to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

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    Your invitation to a majestic Lord Mayor’s Celebration

    Published: Wednesday, 2nd March 2022

    The people of Norwich are cordially invited to don their finery and take to the streets as the Lord Mayor’s Celebration is set to return for the first time in two years this summer.

  • Countdown to Christmas

    Get ready to Countdown to Christmas

    Published: Wednesday, 17th November 2021

    Details of the city’s first Countdown to Christmas can be revealed today as Norwich prepares to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year.

  • The city celebrates group’s centenary of cultural contribution

    Published: Wednesday, 17th November 2021

    On Friday (12 November), The Lord Mayor, as first citizen of Norwich, hosted a reception to thank Friends of the Norwich Museums for its considerable contribution to the city’s heritage over a 100 year span.

  • Norwich remembers

    Published: Sunday, 14th November 2021

    Today, on Remembrance Sunday, Norwich remembers the service and sacrifice of the armed forces, along with their families and the emergency services in conflicts past and present. We remember too, the innocent civilian lives lost in conflicts.

  • Battle of Britain service

    Published: Monday, 13th September 2021

    The city commemorated the anniversary of the Battle of Britain, this morning (Monday 13 September 2021), with a memorial and wreath-laying service.

  • Norwich Tourist Information Centre closure

    Published: Tuesday, 20th April 2021

    The Norwich city tourist information centre based in The Forum is to be permanently closed following a recent service review by Norwich City Council.

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    The Halls to get much needed revamp

    Published: Thursday, 11th March 2021

    Norwich city centre venue The Halls, will be getting a much-needed refurbishment this year, thanks to funding secured by the city council.

  • Lord Mayor’s Celebration cancelled for 2021

    Published: Monday, 8th March 2021

    One of the city’s best-loved events will sadly not take place this year.

  • Take a selfie with an elfie this Christmas

    Published: Friday, 18th December 2020

    A family of elves will be scattered around the city this Christmas – but can you snap them all?

  • Famous faces help Norwich key workers light up the city for Christmas

    Published: Thursday, 3rd December 2020

    A new star-studded video has been released to assure the citizens of Norwich that the city remains open, and safe, for Christmas.

  • Norwich Market now online too!

    Published: Thursday, 19th November 2020

    A new website, showcasing Norwich Market, and giving customers the chance to order online from their favourite stalls will launch tomorrow (Friday 20 November).

  • Next chapter in ‘City of Stories’ as city centre streets get new temporary art

    Published: Sunday, 25th October 2020

    Artwork was created in two city centre streets today [Sunday 25 October], to celebrate that Norwich is doing all it can to ensure the city is safe and remains a cultural destination.

  • Norwich Christmas Switch-On event will not take place in 2020

    Published: Tuesday, 13th October 2020

    The city’s much-loved Christmas Switch-On event will sadly not be taking place this year.

  • City council to cancel upcoming events programme

    Published: Wednesday, 9th September 2020

    Two of our remaining flagship events for 2020 have been cancelled due to the ongoing effects of Covid.

  • Battle of Britain Service

    Published: Thursday, 27th August 2020

    Norwich City Council will commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain with a short memorial and wreath-laying service on Monday 14 September.

  • Council teams up with Future Radio for virtual pirate party

    Published: Wednesday, 1st July 2020

    This weekend people will be able to enjoy a much-loved disco – from the comfort of their living room – to help mark this year’s virtual Lord Mayor’s Celebration.

  • The city council wants YOUR Lord Mayor’s Celebration photos!

    Published: Friday, 26th June 2020

    We’re asking people to share their memories of any previous Lord Mayor’s Celebration, as the event goes virtual for 2020.

  • Norwich City Council weekly update on the city’s response to COVID-19 – Friday 19 June 2020

    Published: Friday, 19th June 2020

    As lockdown restrictions are gradually eased we are focusing on how we can innovate and adapt to get the city back on track and deliver our critical services, while also keeping people safe.

  • The Lord Mayor’s Celebration will highlight local talent, showcase the city’s history and identity, and offer a host of free activities to choose from when it returns this July.

    Join the cast of this year’s Lord Mayor’s Celebration

    Published: Monday, 2nd March 2020

    The Lord Mayor’s Celebration will highlight local talent, showcase the city’s history and identity, and offer a host of free activities to choose from when it returns this July.

  • All invited to Holocaust Memorial Day service

    Published: Tuesday, 21st January 2020

    A public service of remembrance for the Holocaust will take place at 2pm on Monday 27 January at St Peter Mancroft Church in Norwich.

  • Roll Up, Roll Up … Explore the cities latest urban art gems

    Published: Thursday, 28th November 2019

    Through a partnership between Norwich BID and the city council, 12 market stalls have been transformed into vibrant street art for residents, visitors and market vendors to enjoy.

  • Norwich Market – share the love!

    Published: Thursday, 16th May 2019

    This Love Your Local Market fortnight we’re asking you to ‘share the love’ you have for Norwich Market by snapping a picture and sharing it on social media.

  • Norwich named as one of the UK’s ‘Six Cities of Circus’

    Published: Monday, 18th December 2017

    Norwich has been named as one of a handful of cities in the UK to be recognised for its significant circus heritage.

  • Window art against abuse

    Published: Thursday, 16th November 2017

    A group of local artists and businesses have come together to produce powerful and thought-provoking window art to help raise awareness of domestic abuse.

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    New Lord Mayor and Sheriff take up honour

    Published: Tuesday, 23rd May 2017

    The new Lord Mayor of Norwich, Councillor David Fullman and Sheriff, David Walker were formally elected at the colourful annual mayor-making ceremony in City Hall this afternoon, Tuesday 23 May.

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    Little Mix heading to Earlham Park this September

    Published: Wednesday, 22nd March 2017

    Pop sensations Little Mix are heading to Norwich’s Earlham Park in 2017 as part of their 'Summer Shout Out' tour.

  • Flying the flag for peace

    Published: Monday, 13th March 2017

    Today children from a local primary school joined the Lord Mayor in uniting Norwich with hundreds of other towns and cities in flying a flag for the Commonwealth.

  • See fresh pieces of history

    Published: Tuesday, 1st November 2016

    It’s your chance to meet the Lord Mayor and Sheriff of Norwich and see fresh pieces of history as new civic chains are unveiled to the public this Saturday <5 November>.

  • Norwich souvenirs go online

    Published: Friday, 1st April 2016

    New 'Norwich Shop' selling hundreds of souvenirs goes online. Visit www.thenorwichshop.co.uk to find out more.

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