We celebrate the power of words and ideas through courses, events and conversation.

Our home is Dragon Hall, a 15th-century medieval trading hall in the heart of Norwich UNESCO City of Literature.

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Featured events, courses and opportunities – don’t miss out!

Dragon Hall is now open to the public

Step into one of Norwich’s most significant medieval buildings and discover the fascinating stories of the people who have lived and worked within its walls for hundreds of years.

Dragon Hall is now open to the public outside of our events and creative writing workshops.

Our drop in visitor hours are 10am to 3pm on Sunday each week. Extended opening hours will be announced shortly. Our public entrance is on King St, opposite the The Butterfly Café.

Visit our What’s On page to view our public programme of events, guided tours, workshops and activities for adults, families and communities.

To become a City of Literature Volunteer and support our events and venue please click here.

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Our programme of activity runs all year round, encompassing courses, festivals, workshops, live performances, socials, and so much more. Explore what we’ve got coming up below.

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Explore our latest blogs, resourses, podcasts and guides in the NCW library.

Residencies and Retreats


26 February 2024


Introducing… the International Literature Exchange 2024


21 February 2024

Knowledge Exchange

Writing the grotesque body with Heather Parry

In this episode of The Writing Life podcast, author Heather Parry discusses writing the grotesque body and reimagining gothic tropes.


19 February 2024

The Writing Life
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