Gigs & Events


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Tue 03 Mar

6.00pm

Business Speed Networking

Do you want to meet lots of other businesses from a variety of different sectors? This is your chance to do just that. Our business speed networking events will give you the opportunity to share your business elevator pitch to lots of different people.



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Thu 05 Mar

Doors 7.20pm

The Mercedes Benz of Norwich Retailers Show

The Mercedes Benz of Norwich Retailers Show will showcase the very best of men’s and women’s fashion for the summer and winter ahead in a choreographed show.



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Fri 06 Mar

Doors 7.30pm

The Unthanks + Raevennan Husbandes

Nominated for the Mercury Music Prize and the only British folk representation in The Guardian’s and Uncut’s best albums of the last decade.



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Sat 07 Mar

Doors: 12.00pm

Music for Youth Regional Festival Series

The Regional Festival Series welcomes 40,000 young musicians to take part in the world’s largest youth music festival in 50 locations nationwide, from Stockton to Southampton and from Newport to Norwich!



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Tue 10 Mar

Doors 7.00pm

Andy Jordan + guests

Following the success of his previous two SOLD OUT UK tours, Andy Jordan has announced a run of new dates for March 2015 with the first being at OPEN.



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Thu 12 Mar

Doors 8.00pm

Fashion Excess - Sponsored by Bang & Olufsen

Fashion Excess sponsored by Bang & Olufsen promises an exciting fusion of edgy street style with the raw sounds of live music.



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Fri 20 Mar

Doors: 8.00pm

Morganway plus special guests Grant Ley, Kimberley Moore & Graham Horne

Morganway are beginning to create quite a stir not only live here in their native Norfolk but nationally via Tom Robinson & BBC6Music.



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Sat 21 Mar

Doors 8.00pm

She Makes War + Yakobo + Chad Mason

She Makes War is the gloom-pop solo project of Bristol based multi-instrumentalist, filmmaker and digital polymath Laura Kidd.



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Fri 27 Mar

Doors 7.00pm

Port Isla + Walking On Cars + Supports (Double Headliner)

Port Isla are a four piece band formed in Norwich and Walking on Cars from Ireland co-headline.



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Sat 28 Mar

Doors 9.00pm

David Rodigan’s Ram Jam

Representing UK Reggae, Dub and Jungle on the main stage we have BBC Radio 1xtra's David Rodigan MBE PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT IS FOR OVER 18’s ONLY.



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Sat 04 Apr

Doors: 8.00pm

Radio One Party hosted by Chris Stark

In anticipation of Radio One's Big Weekend we are hosting a party with Chris Stark and two special guests.



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Mon 06 Apr

See below

West End Experience - Workshop & Concert

Bookings being taken now for the next West End Experience Workshop in Norwich 6 - 10th April 2015 - YOU could be training and performing with West End stars!



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Tue 07 Apr

Doors 7.00pm

Feast of Fiddles

Feast of Fiddles is a musical extravaganza featuring the cream of UK fiddle players from almost every genre.



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Fri 10 Apr

Doors 9.00pm

Future Radio presents Future Funk

Future Radio is proud to present Future Funk, a night of broken beats and bass heavy treats. PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT IS FOR OVER 18’s ONLY.



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Tue 14 Apr

6.00pm

Business Speed Networking

Do you want to meet lots of other businesses from a variety of different sectors? This is your chance to do just that. Our business speed networking events will give you the opportunity to share your business elevator pitch to lots of different people.



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Fri 17 Apr

6.00pm

Quiz 'n' Chips in aid of Norwich SOS Bus & OPEN Youth Trust

Come and test your knowledge at our Fryday 'fun'draising Quiz 'n' Chips night in aid of the Norwich SOS Bus and OPEN Youth Trust.



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Sat 18 Apr

Doors: 7.30pm

The Neville Staple Band + The Downsetters

The original Rudeboy, member of The Specials & Fun Boy Three, Neville Staple to perform at OPEN.



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Wed 22 Apr

Doors 7.00pm

The Keeping Abreast 'More Than Just' Fashion Shows

Join us for a fabulous evening of fun and fashion!



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Thu 23 Apr

Doors 7.00pm

The Keeping Abreast 'More Than Just' Fashion Shows

Join us for a fabulous evening of fun and fashion!



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Fri 24 Apr

Doors: 7.30pm

Holly McNish + John Osbourne

Internationally acclaimed poet and spoken word artist - Hollie McNish is a breath of fresh air.



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Fri 01 May

Doors: 9pm

Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club

Craig Charles is bringing his legendary Funk and Soul Club to Norwich again for a night overflowing with groove-ridden-beats, rare-disco-treats and soul-jam-shakers for all those dance-floor funksters. PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT IS FOR OVER 18’s ONLY.



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Sat 02 May

Doors: 5:30pm

Contenders Norwich

Contenders Norwich are back with a stacked card of action packed fights from the world of MMA, K1 and kickboxing.



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Fri 08 May

Doors 7.00pm

Belle and Sebastian + Dum Dum Girls

Belle & Sebastian are unique, unpredictable, and fiercely loved.



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Sun 17 May

Shows 2pm & 6pm

Dynamic Dance Stars & Stripes

Grab your ticket and join us for a trip to the USA through an exciting show of song and dance as the Dynamics take on America!



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Wed 20 May

Doors: 4pm & 7pm

Norwich School Sports Partnership Dance Show 'Beach Party'

Norwich School Sports Partnership presents an exciting dance show highlighting the talents of Young People ages 5-19 within schools in Norwich.



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Fri 29 May

Doors: 7.30pm

Miles Hunt & Erica Nockalls (The Wonder Stuff) + guests

Miles Hunt and Erica Nockalls of The Wonder Stuff, Ian Prowse from Pele and local Singer/Songwriter Matt Watson. A very special Acoustic Show. Not one to miss!



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Thu 04 Jun

8am - 1pm

Adult Education - Exams

Our Banking Hall is being used for Adult Education exams.



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Mon 08 Jun

8am - 1pm

Adult Education - Exams

Our Banking Hall is being used for Adult Education exams.



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Wed 10 Jun

Doors 7.00pm

Timandra Harkness: BrainSex - Comedy

After a successful Edinburgh Fringe run in 2013, Timandra Harkness brings her one-woman show Brainsex to Norwich. You don’t need Science GCSEs to enjoy the irreverent mix of comedy, video, songs, gameshows & live experiments on the audience.



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Thu 11 Jun

Doors 7.00pm

Timandra Harkness: BrainSex - Comedy

After a successful Edinburgh Fringe run in 2013, Timandra Harkness brings her one-woman show Brainsex to Norwich. You don’t need Science GCSEs to enjoy the irreverent mix of comedy, video, songs, gameshows & live experiments on the audience.



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Thu 18 Jun

Doors open 6.30pm

Acle Cluster Schools Festival of Song and Dance 2015

The Acle cluster of schools wishes to build on the success of previous Dance and Song Festivals and create another evening of song, music and dance for friends and family.



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Thu 25 Jun

Doors: 7.30pm

Norwich School Charities Committee Fashion Show

This year's prestigious fashion-filled event once again involves pupils from Norwich School walking several looks on the catwalk.



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Fri 26 Jun

Doors 6.30pm

Gin Festival

The UK's largest Gin Festival finally comes to Norwich, it's going to be the one of our biggest ever Gin Festival events and we'll have over 100 gins!



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Sat 27 Jun

Doors 12.30pm & 6.30pm

Gin Festival

The UK's largest Gin Festival finally comes to Norwich, it's going to be the one of our biggest ever Gin Festival events and we'll have over 100 gins!



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Sun 28 Jun

2.30pm - 4.00pm

Naked Wines

Join Naked Wines at their Summer Wine Tasting and try over 100 wines from all over the world. Plus meet the winemakers!



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Sun 12 Jul

2.30pm Matinee & 7.30pm Evening

Stardance Company Summer Dance Show

Stardance Company’s Summer Dance Show showcasing; Ballet, Tap, Street, Musical Theatre, Contemporary and Jazz. This will be the first time all Dance Groups have performed together.



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Tue 21 Jul

Doors 6.30pm

Summer Showcase 2015

Come and join us in celebrating the achievements of the children and young people and kick off the summer holidays at this Summer Showcase.



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Thu 30 Jul

Doors: 6.30pm

Equal Lives Youth Forum Celebration

This special event will be a celebration of all that the Equal Lives Youth Forum has achieved in the last three years.



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Sat 15 Aug

12.00 - 8.00pm

Norwich Body Art Festival

After six unforgettable years, having made a reputation for itself stronger than a carnival master’s daughter on the local village boys, the Norwich Body Art Festival returns to the social tattooing calendar for its SEVENTH year!



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Sun 16 Aug

12.00 - 8.00pm

Norwich Body Art Festival

After six unforgettable years, having made a reputation for itself stronger than a carnival master’s daughter on the local village boys, the Norwich Body Art Festival returns to the social tattooing calendar for its SEVENTH year!



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Thu 17 Sep

4.30pm - 10.00pm

Maris Otter 50

A unique beer festival celebrating 50 years of the malting barley, Maris Otter.



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Fri 18 Sep

Sessions 11.30am - 4.00pm & 5.30pm - 11pm

Maris Otter 50

A unique beer festival celebrating 50 years of the malting barley, Maris Otter.



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Sat 19 Sep

Sessions 11.30am - 4.00pm & 5.30pm - 11pm

Maris Otter 50

A unique beer festival celebrating 50 years of the malting barley, Maris Otter.



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Fri 25 Sep

Doors: 7.30pm

True Gold - The Ultimate Spandau Ballet Experience!

UK’s No1 Spandau Ballet Tribute band, True Gold, knows how to interact with their audience and will take you straight back to the 80s.



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Sat 26 Sep

Doors: 5:30pm

Contenders Norwich

Contenders Norwich are back with a stacked card of action packed fights from the world of MMA, K1 and kickboxing.



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Mon 26 Oct

See below

West End Experience - Workshop & Concert

Bookings being taken now for the next West End Experience Workshop in Norwich 26 - 30th October 2015 - YOU could be training and performing with West End stars!



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Sat 14 Nov

Doors: 7.30pm

Roger Taylor’s Queen Extravaganza presents 40th Anniversary of ‘A Night At The Opera’

Roger Taylor’s Queen Extravaganza plays one special night in Norwich to celebrate the 40th anniversary of their platinum-selling album, ‘A Night At The Opera’.



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Sat 28 Nov

Doors: 5:30pm

Contenders Norwich

Contenders Norwich are back with a stacked card of action packed fights from the world of MMA, K1 and kickboxing.



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Sat 12 Dec

8.00pm - Midnight

Christmas Party Night at OPEN

Join us at OPEN for a unique Christmas Party Night in the magnificent splendour of our Banking Hall.



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Mon 21 Dec

tbc

The Mixed Voice Christmas Show

So sit back, relax and enjoy Christmas - Mixed Voice style!!!



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Tue 22 Dec

tbc

The Mixed Voice Christmas Show

So sit back, relax and enjoy Christmas - Mixed Voice style!!!