Norwich Community Learning Champions

Norwich Community Learning Champions is a

national award-winning project, run by

volunteers from a range of backgrounds.

We see informal learning as a way of bringing people together around meaningful activity.

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Voluntary Norfolk Advice Surgeries in Norwich

Voluntary Norfolk are offering free advice surgeries for voluntary and community groups in Norwich. 

These will be at the Harford Community Centre on Wednesday 12th November between 2pm and 5pm. 

45 minute slots with a development worker are available to book in advance to discuss any aspect of running, setting up or developing a voluntary group.

Subjects that you may want help on could include: funding, governance, volunteers, policies & procedures, business planning, project planning, new group start-up.

For more details and to book contact Neil Godfrey on 01603 883841 / 07500 258311 or email:

Pumpkin Day at Marlpit Community Garden 25th October

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Funding Clubs in November

Voluntary Norfolk are hosting two funding clubs in November. The workshops, free to attend thanks to funding from Norwich City Council, are designed so voluntary and community groups in Norwich can meet the funder, learn more about grant funds, how to apply and what funders are looking for.

Monday 10th November, 10am – 12pm – Big Lottery Fund

Monday 24th November, 4pm – 6pm – Norfolk Community Foundation

Both events will be held at City Hall, Norwich

For more details and to book contact Neil Godfrey on 01603 883841 / 07500 258311 or email

Free Read Scheme: Bursaries for writers from diverse communities

This Norwich Writer’s Centre project is a competitive application process for economically disadvantaged writers, with professional feedback on their manuscript as the prize. See below for more information or click here

The support has helped past recipients to finish novels and secure agents.

The deadline is the end of the October.

Free half term activities at Norfolk Record Office