Gigs & Events


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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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Thu 07 May

Doors 6.00pm

Norfolk Food & Drink Launch Event

Norfolk Food & Drink Ltd - official launch for 2015.



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Fri 08 May

Doors 7.00pm

Belle and Sebastian **SOLD OUT**

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



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Sat 09 May

tbc

BBC Radio 1's Academy

From 9th & 15th May 2015 the BBC Radio 1 Academy will be in Norwich



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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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Tue 26 May

Doors 7pm

AJ's Clubnight

AJ’s is a social inclusion project for young people with learning difficulties and disabilities, using music, dance & art to inspire.



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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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Sat 30 May

Doors: 9.00pm

The Norwich Soul Train

Welcome aboard The Norwich Soul Train!



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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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Fri 05 Jun

8.00pm

Grant Ley + support

Originally from Nottingham, UK, Grant is a singer/songwriter currently based in Norwich, UK.



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Sat 06 Jun

Doors 7.15pm

Tower Fitness Gym presents an Evening of Corporate Boxing

Tower Fitness presents An Evening of Corporate White Collar Boxing.



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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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Sat 13 Jun

Doors: 8.00pm

Marla + Horse Party + Happy Coloured Marbles + Perfect Mistakes

The Tilting Sky presents four great bands....Marla, Horse Party, Happy Coloured Marbles & Perfect Mistakes



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Tue 16 Jun

Doors: 7.30pm

The Godfathers + The Makeshifts

The Godfathers are excited to enter into our 30th year since the group's formation with a new 5 piece line-up & are currently writing material for a brand new studio album for release September 2015.



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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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Sat 20 Jun

Doors 9.00pm

THE PLUGG presents TREVOR NELSON (Collection 3 party set)

The Plugg celebrate their 3rd birthday with Trevor Nelson as part of their Summer Tropicana Party with support from The Doggett Brothers (Live band) and Tropico (DJ set)



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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 05 Jul

Doors 4.00pm

Greasepaint goes to the musicals

See Norwich based Greasepaint Performance Academy students (4-15 years) sing, dance and act their way through various, exciting well known musicals and pop numbers.



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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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Fri 17 Jul

Doors: 8.00pm

Silenced By Shadows + guests

Silenced By Shadows are a British metalcore band from the East of England.



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Tue 21 Jul

Doors 6.30pm

Generation 10 - Summer Showcase 2015

Come and join us in celebrating 10 years of the OPEN Youth Trust and the achievements of children and young people of Norfolk.



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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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Fri 04 Sep

Doors 7.15pm

Tower Fitness Gym presents an Evening of Corporate Boxing

Tower Fitness presents An Evening of Corporate White Collar Boxing.



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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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Fri 09 Oct

Doors: 8.00pm

The Rumble + supports

The Rumble are a powerful 3 piece rock & soul band



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Wed 14 Oct

Doors 7.00pm

Eliza Carthy and The Wayward Band

Eliza Carthy leads 12-piece powerhouse supergroup that is the Wayward Band, one of the best festival acts around, in any genre.



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Sat 24 Oct

Doors: 6.30pm

Show Of Hands

Features on BBC TV’s Countryfile, BBC Breakfast and Andrew Marr shows and regular airplay by the likes of Bob Harris, Mike Harding, Mark Radcliffe, Johnnie Walker and Simon Mayo has taken their music to a wide cross-section of audience.



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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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Fri 13 Nov

Doors: 7.30pm

Mad Dog Mcrea + support

Mad Dog Mcrea blend a unique mixture of folk rock, pop, gypsy jazz, bluegrass and 'shake your ass' music.



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Sat 14 Nov

Doors: 7.30pm

Queen Extravaganza: A rock celebration in the Royal tradition

Created and produced by Queen’s Roger Taylor, the Queen Extravaganza heads to the UK to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Queen’s iconic 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!!!