Summer 2013

We've got the school holidays covered with FREE, family fun every Thursday and Friday throughout August with a series of events, activities and performances all aimed at children.

Norwich City Council is supplying the fun in the form of Child Play on Thursdays and Play Days on Fridays. Check out the listings below and join the free sessions at The Forum.


Pendle Productions presents The Wizard of Oz
Thu 1 Aug 1pm & 3pm

Join Dorothy on her musical journey to the Land of Oz. Will the Wicked Witch triumph, or will Dorothy rid the Land of Oz of the tyrant once and for all?


Magic Carpet Theatre presents The Magic Circus
Thu 8 Aug 1pm & 3pm

When the elephants don’t arrive for the Ringmaster’s extravaganza, it is left to the clowns who make a fantastically messy job of it!


Bangers and Mash Theatre Company presents Rumpelstilt skin
Thu 15 Aug 1pm & 3pm

 A strange little man comes to a young girl’s rescue when the king orders her to spin gold from straw. Can the audience help the girl to be set free?


Inspirational Science Theatre Company presents Which way is up?
Thu 22 Aug 1pm & 3pm

One crazy space scientist and one AstroNUT, will they get their rocket off the ground?
Watch as they go through basic training and prepare for blast-off!


BZents presents Horatio’s Last Hurrah!!
Outside The Forum  Thu 29 Aug 1pm & 3pm

The amazing Horatio Nelson saves the day when England is in danger. The audience takes the main parts and with the aid of a storyteller tells the story.


Child Play events also take place in Waterloo Park - see the full event flyer here

Neighbourhood Play Days

Every Friday throughout August (2,9,16,23)  from 11am-4pm
Outside The Forum

Norwich city council presents Play Days with fun for children including games, races, music and crafts.

Events are also taking place in parks around the city - see the full event flyer here

Summer Sportscamps with UEA Sportspark 
Sat 3, Wed 14, Sat 24, Wed 28 Aug

Sports, games and activities for all age groups and all abilities. Just turn up and have a go at something new
Outside The Forum 11am-4pm

The Rift Sci-Fi Club ~ Sun 18 Aug

Celebrating 50 years of Dr Who, The Forum will be taken over by Daleks, Cybermen and all manner of alien creatures on patrol.
Visit the trade stands, have your photo taken with a Dalek and get an autograph from a special celebrity guest...
Read more here



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