Gigs & Events


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Mon 24 Nov

7.00pm

Chelsea's Choice

AlterEgo’s ‘Chelsea's Choice’ is an innovative and powerful production highlighting the very serious and emotional issue of child sexual exploitation.



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Fri 28 Nov

Doors: 8.00pm

Hello Bear + Eva Black + Chasing Creation + Mount Hood

Norwich indie/power-pop three piece Hello Bear formed in 2010, immediately recording a 10 track EP together. Within 6 months, the band had won Norwich’s Next Big Thing competition.



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Sat 29 Nov

Doors: 7pm

Bellowhead + Moulettes (SOLD OUT)

Britain’s most successful traditional folk act Bellowhead are 10 years old this year. SOLD OUT



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Wed 03 Dec

Doors 7.00pm

Oysterband

Oysterband emerge from their hugely successful collaboration with June Tabor, the multi-award winning Ragged Kingdom, with a brand new album "Diamonds on the Water" of original songs full of big, open melodies and uplifting, insightful lyrics.



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Fri 05 Dec

Doors: 7.30pm

Dancing at Angles presents Nick Mercer Jr + Skip Davies + Scribes

This is the last Dancing at Angles event of 2014, and what a year it’s been. For one night only they are coming to OPEN to see the year out with a bang, and what a line up they have... Nick Mercer Jr + Skip Davies + Scribes



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Sat 06 Dec

10.00am - mid-day

Tours of OPEN

A chance to see inside the former regional headquarters of Barclays Bank.



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Sat 06 Dec

Doors 7.30pm

ELO Again

NOW YOU CAN RE-LIVE the amazing sounds of the Electric Light Orchestra in the form of the Worlds No 1 Tribute Show ‘ELO AGAIN



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Tue 09 Dec

9.30am - 1.00pm

Norfolk Chamber of Commerce: Faster Women workshop

Faster Women offers free help and support to women in Norfolk wanting to increase their knowledge and confidence using social media and the internet.



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Tue 09 Dec

5.30pm

Come Dine with Us

Celebrate a great year of young people’s achievements by joining us at our Christmas banquet!



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Tue 09 Dec

Doors 7.30pm

Counterfire presents: Is Russell Brand right? Do we need a revolution?

A public meeting hosted by senior economist James Meadway who will be discussing Russell Brand's recent call for a revolution.



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Fri 12 Dec

9.00pm to 2.00am

Festival Asylum Presents DREADZONE + Duncan Disorderly + Whiskey Moonface

In 2013 Dreadzone celebrated 20 years in the game with the release of their 7th studio album 'Escapades'. which was recorded at Mick Jones’ London studios and co-produced by original Dreadzone member and co-founder Tim Bran.



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Sat 13 Dec

Doors: 7.30pm

The Thinking Men + Das Fenster & The Alibis + Tibetan Night Terrors

The Thinking Men are best described as a fusion of Blues, Folk, Country and Alternative Rock. Think Peaky Blinders, There Will Be Blood, Prohibition and Tom Waits!



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Thu 18 Dec

Doors 6.30pm

Christmas Extravaganza & Party 2014

Come and join us in celebrating the achievements of children and young people and kick off the Christmas holidays at our end of year showcase and party!



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Fri 19 Dec

8.00pm - Midnight

Christmas Experience at OPEN

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



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Fri 19 Dec

Doors: 9.00pm

The Piratones EP Launch Party

The Piratones EP Launch Party in association with Hubs and The Flavour Parlour bringing toger impromptu performances that will keep you on ya toes with their outrageous energy.



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Wed 31 Dec

Doors: 9pm - 2am

THE PLUGG PRESENTS ‘IT’S A VEGAS NYE BABY’

Come and join us and see the New Year in with our Las Vegas themed party.



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Sat 17 Jan

10.00am - mid-day

Tours of OPEN

A chance to see inside the former regional headquarters of Barclays Bank.



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Sat 17 Jan

10.00am - mid-day

Tours of OPEN

A chance to see inside the former regional headquarters of Barclays Bank.



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Sat 17 Jan

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 where Spandau Ballet’s Greatest Hits, such as ‘Gold’, ‘True’, ‘Through The Barricades’, ‘Only When You Leave’, ‘Lifeline’, ‘Chant No1’, ‘To Cut A Long Story Short’ and many more dominated the charts.



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Wed 11 Feb

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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Sat 14 Feb

10.00am - mid-day

Tours of OPEN

A chance to see inside the former regional headquarters of Barclays Bank.



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Fri 06 Mar

Doors 7.30pm

The Unthanks

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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Tue 10 Mar

Doors 7.00pm

Andy Jordan plus 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 be at OPEN.



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Sat 21 Mar

10.00am - mid-day

Tours of OPEN

A chance to see inside the former regional headquarters of Barclays Bank.



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Sat 21 Mar

Doors 8.00pm

She Makes War + special guests

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



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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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Sat 18 Apr

Doors: 7.30pm

The Neville Staple Band

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



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Fri 08 May

Doors 7.00pm

Belle and Sebastian

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



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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 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 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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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!