Event

Heritage Open Day at Dragon Hall

Saturday 17 September
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall
11am - 7pm
Free and drop in, no booking required

Drop into Dragon Hall on King Street and discover the colourful history of this magnificent Grade I-listed medieval merchant’s hall as well as the work of its present custodians, the National Centre for Writing.

Explore the spandrels and undercroft of one of the city’s most unique and beautiful buildings, and chat with NCW staff and Dragon Hall Heritage Volunteers. Enjoy pop-up readings led by National Centre for Writing communities and a special performance by the North Walsham Writers’ Group.

11am – 7pm: Drop in and explore Dragon Hall

11am – 12noon: Zine-making workshop for families

Cut, stick and create your own zine at this family-friendly workshop, led by Norwich Millennium Zine Library. Using local history and Dragon Hall as inspiration, this session will encourage young participants to creatively respond to the building around them and make their own paper zine using a variety of craft materials. Recommended ages 7+ but younger participants are welcome with an accompanying adult.

Limited spaces available, please book a place for your child in advance here → 

2 – 5pm: Workshop exploring East & South East Asian experiences through writing

Join Melissa Fu and Yin F Lim for a writing workshop that explores and celebrates East and South East Asian (ESEA) heritage and experiences, in conjunction with ESEA Heritage Month 2022. This is open to members of the ESEA community who are writers of any level, including beginners. Limited spaces available, please book in advance here →

5 – 6.30 pm: Republic of Reading Gala

Celebrate reading, writing, music and libraries with a gala hosted by the current writer in residence in Norfolk libraries, Elena Traina. The event will feature guest writers and musicians and will showcase some of the creative work produced in libraries on The Good Hour and Creative You(th) programmes in North Walsham, Cromer, Norwich and Great Yarmouth. Limited spaces available, please book in advance here →

Part of Norfolk Heritage Open Days 2022

Accessibility

Dragon Hall is fully accessible with lifts, ramps and places to store buggies. Read more here →

If you would like further information regarding any aspect of the building or event, or to discuss your access needs with a member of staff, please do contact us on 01603 877177 or by emailing info@nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk.

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September 17, 2022 11:00 am September 17, 2022 11:00 am Europe/London Heritage Open Day at Dragon Hall Writers' Centre Norwich –

Drop into Dragon Hall on King Street and discover the colourful history of this magnificent Grade I-listed medieval merchant’s hall as well as the work of its present custodians, the National Centre for Writing. Explore the spandrels and undercroft of one of the city’s most unique and beautiful buildings, and chat with NCW staff and […]

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