Corporate Support

Discover new communities, stories and opportunities for your business.

Rooted in Norwich and open to the world, NCW has a local, national, and international footprint. We invite you and your business can be part of this story.

Partnering with NCW offers a range of brand, PR and stakeholder benefits, whilst proudly supporting your local community and the East of England’s thriving creative sector.

Why partner with us?

Corporate partnerships with the National Centre for Writing offer a range of ways to engage our diverse audiences of writers, readers and local communities in Norwich, the East of England and beyond.

  • Discounted and free venue hire opportunities at Dragon Hall.
  • Association with strands of NCW Academy activities, enjoyed by thousands of writers at all stages of their creative journeys.
  • Accreditation on our print and digital promotion.
  • Advertising on ‘The Writing Life’ podcast, reaching 78,200 annual listeners.
  • Alignment with Norwich’s city-wide UNESCO City of Literature identity.

These are just some of the ways NCW can develop your business.

Please contact Head of Communications & Development Paula Sanchez to discuss how we can meet your needs with a bespoke partnership.

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Our Audiences

Partnering with NCW provides a unique opportunity to connect with writers, readers and communities across Norwich, Norfolk and beyond.

Partner with us to align your business with:

Talent and Enterprise

Place your business alongside our sector-leading talent development work to nurture writers, reach audiences and connect with Norwich’s rich publishing industry.

NCW supports 348+ writers each year through awards, mentoring, and employment, whilst ‘NCW Academy’ reaches 3,500+ creatives through online courses, podcasts, workshops and mentoring.

Opportunities include named accreditation alongside Academy courses and book awards.

UNESCO City of Literature Events

Align your brand with NCW’s flagship events, harnessing Norwich’s international status and city-wide identity as a UNESCO City of Literature.

Our events include the City of Literature weekend at the Norfolk & Norwich Festival, talks and performances at Dragon Hall, and publishing fairs bring writers, readers and the literary industry together.

Opportunities include hospitality for you and your guests, connecting with writers, and sharing your brand with our engaged creative audiences.

Dragon Hall

Show your commitment to our cities’ shared heritage by helping us conserve and develop Dragon Hall, keeping it open for future generations to discover.

Built in 1430, and home to NCW since 2015, our Literature House is at the heart of Norwich’s medieval heritage, loved by visitors of all ages.

Opportunities include sponsorship of our popular heritage engagement events, private tours for you and your guests, discounted venue hire and more.

Audience at Dragon Hall, 2023.

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For an open conversation about how we can help you and your business, please contact Paula Sanchez, Head of Communications & Development,  [email protected].


You can also Hire Us for your business needs: 

Our fantastic location at Dragon Hall, in central Norwich provides the perfect venue for a range of corporate entertaining and events. We can create memorable formal receptions, family events, management training or fascinating thought leadership panels for your stakeholders.

Our creative team are on hand to help create your event.


Contact Us

If you wish to talk to a member of our team about supporting NCW, or learn more about the difference your support makes to writers, translators and our communities, we would love to hear from you.

Please contact Dan Scales, Development Manager, [email protected].

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