City Events 2018

If you attend any of these events or others during a stay, let us know what you thought, we can publish for future guests…

There is something entertaining for everyone in Norwich! If you are convinced already, book here!

All YearLive Music in Norwich (Norwich Open, The Waterfront, UEA, The LCR, The Bicycle Shop, The Garage, Norwich Arts Centre & More) – Shaggy, The Psychedelic Furs, Jesus & Mary Chain, Belinda Carlisle, Gary Newman, Scouting for Girls, The Darkness, Shed Seven.

All Year – Norwich 12

Norman, Medieval, Georgian, Victorian and Modern Era’s.

All Year-  Norwich Treasure Trails Themed, Self Guided Trails, lasting around one and a half hours, to get you outside and exploring Norwich. A variety of trials can be downloaded from the website, including Norwich Cathedral, Castle, Lanes and St John’s. Don’t forget to reward yourselves afterwards with a pint or glass of wine from one of the huge selection of Norwich pubs or bars!

All YearNorwich Pub Tours we have been in contact with James to supply us with a flier or two for guests, we do plan to do a tour, the Tripadvisor reviews seem great, with even locals saying how informative and interesting the tours are!

Throughout The Year – Macarons and More Cookery School – Lessons in patisserie, baking and confectionery. Walking distance.

All YearGrab a Bittern Line Rover Ticket & take off from Norwich Rail Station. £8 (£5 seniors) unlimited travel between Norwich, Norfolk Broads, Sheringham & Cromer. We would recommend 2 days, one for The Norfolk Broads and one to head off to the coast. Both are perfect during winter as well as summer for hiking, bird watching or simply heading off for lunch and not having to drive back! Sheringham & Cromer are lovely in winter for dramatic coastal walks.

Norwich and Norfolk Road Race Fixtures, something every month – 5km, 10km, Half and Marathon’s. Trowse, Catton, Eaton Park, Norwich, Wymondham and more…

All YearStrumpshaw Fen RSPB – various events, boat trips, canoe trails.

October 17 to May 2018 – Norwich Frostbite Sailing Club Thorpe St Andrew (3 minutes by car, or a 20 minute brisk walk) Sailing takes place every Sunday morning between October and May with class and allcomers racing.  Visitors are always welcome to sail or watch and if you do not have a boat of your own then there are plenty of opportunities to crew for another Club member. There is an excellent, comfortable, (and warm !) Clubhouse, overlooking the river.

All Year – Norwich Theatre Royal follow link for year round performances!

From 1st March – Nov or longer Pub & Paddle Canoe Hire & Tours– (enjoyed & recommended by some of our 2016 guests)

10 April 2018 – Norfolk Spring FlingNorfolk Showground

15 April 2018 – City of Norwich Half Marathon.

28 & 29 April 2018 – East Anglian Game Fair – Norfolk Showground.

11 – 27 May 2018 – Norfolk & Norwich Festival.

All YearOpen Norwich do look at their website, the events planned all year are diverse and there are many! Live music, dance shows, exhibitions.

 All Year – The Plantation Garden Sunday Teas, Open Air Cinema, Music, Fireworks & a stunning Grade 11 listed English Heritage Garden tucked away next to Norwich’s Roman Catholic Cathedral. See website.

17 June 2018 – Norwich Food & Drink Festival – The Forum & St Peter’s Street.

27 & 28 June 2018 – Royal Norfolk Show – Norfolk Showground

7 July 2018 – Lord Mayors 5Km – Norwich (date tbc)

6- 8 July  2018 –Lord Mayor’s Celebration – Days of celebrations including a street procession, entertainers, fireworks, outdoor stages with music, dance and theatre, funfair, craft and food market, street fayre, art trails, cycle, road and duck races – and lots more. The city’s biggest community celebration set in the heart of the streets of Norwich.

8 July 2018 – Norwich Triathlon.


5 August 2018 – Run Norwich

26 August 2018 – Grand Norwich Duck Race. Adjacent Ribs of Beef Pub.

31 August – 2 September 2018 – Sundown Music Festival – Norfolk Showground

10 September 2018Battle of Britain Week, City Hall Memorial.

October 2018 – Oktoberfest – Open Norwich (Dates tbc)

13 October 2018 Pork Stock (locally produced artisan foods event incs cookery demonstrations). (Dates tbc)
2 November 2018 – Norwich Big Boom Fireworks at Norwich Castle 7.30pm

November 2018 – Norwich Film Festival.

22 November 2018 – Norwich Christmas Lights Switch On.

Mid Dec 2018 to first week January 2019 Norwich Christmas Ice Rink – Castle Mall Gardens

Norwich Christmas Ice Rink – we will update on this year’s rink later in the year!

You will not find us anywhere that charges guests a ‘service fee’ to book, all our prices are the same, where ever you find us!

Find us on: 

Visit Norwich


Britain’s Finest

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The Self Catering Directory

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Internet Cottages

Links to people we like!

Reality Estate Agents Norwich – speak to Lucy Lin or Jo.

Plans & Building Design Norfolk Ltd – for Building Plans Drafted, Building Regulations Drawings. New Builds, Extensions, Conversions & Garden Rooms. Floor Plans for Holiday Homes.