Norwich City - Family Attractions
Norwich and Norfolk Food Festival
Every September the Food Festival comes to Norwich, where a number of local producers showcase their wares. They hold a great number of events each year from sausage competitions, cookery demonstrations, and free tasting of a variety of items including ice-cream, real ale, fudge, cider and chutneys.
Tel: 01603 213999Address: Millennium Plain, Bethel Street, Norwich
Norwich Fringe Festival
The annual Fringe Festival, held over sixteen days in May, is a celebration of local artists, comedians, musicians, writers, and other grassroots talent. The festival events are held in a number of locations across Norwich from subways, alleys, and other obscure venues. Many of the events offer free entry.
Tel: 01603 492093Address: Millennium Plain, Bethel Street, Norwich
The Showground is home to the Royal Norfolk Show, which is the largest two day agricultural show held in the UK. They also hold a number of events, including a great fireworks display in November, flower shows, toy collector fairs, dog shows, music festivals, and car boot sales.
Tel: 01603 748931Address: Norfolk Showground, Dereham Road, Norwich
The Playhouse is a small theatre which hosts a variety of performances all year round from music, dance, ballet, and cabaret, to comedy, drama, and childrens shows. Not limited to local artists, they present international music stars, top stand-up comedians, and critically-acclaimed drama companies. This beautiful venue also has a fantastic bar and riverside garden.
Tel: 01603 598 598Address: St George's Street, Norwich
Norwich Theatre Royal
This largest theatre in Norwich plays host to a great variety of shows and live performances throughout the year. International artists regularly grace the stage, from renowned stand-up comedians to musicians. There are also a number of fantastic productions. Always worth seeing what is on during your cottage holiday.
Tel: 01603 630 000Address: Theatre Street, Norwich
In the heart of Norwich, this impressive glass building is home to a number of events and exhibitions including book and antique fairs, art exhibitions, street theatre, and childrens workshops. They are also home of the Comedy Club, a monthly stand-up event which is great fun. Some events are free, including access to their Fusion Digital Gallery.
Tel: 01603 727 950Address: Millennium Plain, Bethel Street, Norwich