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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Tuesday, 19 May 2015

Norfolk Libraries Summer Reading Challenge

Record Breakers logo for web

Norfolk libraries are looking for volunteers aged between 13 -25 to help with this year’s Record Breakers Summer Reading Challenge from July to the beginning of September.

Applications need to be returned by Saturday 30 May 2015. Training will take place in June, ready for the July launch. 
For more information and to request an application pack please email:, visit or ask at your local library.

Monday, 18 May 2015

Adult Learners Week in Norwich Museums in June

Try something new or brush up an old skill with a mini taster workshop

All sessions are 10.30am to 12noon. 
Cost: Adult £8, Conc £7.50, Museums Pass £7. 

How to Date Old Photographs 
Wednesday 17 June at Strangers’ Hall with Lisa Little, Curatorial Assistant 

How to Make a Memory Box for Reminiscence 
Thursday 18 June at Museum of Norwich with Curator Hannah Henderson

How to Paint a Seascape 
Friday 19 June at Norwich Castle with artist Garry Pereira

Booking essential. To book your place call:  01603 495897 or 493625

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Free event with the Conservation Team at Norfolk Record Office 21st May (booking essential)

May Bank Holiday activities at OPEN

If you're looking for  fun things for your children to get involved with over the May half term week then OPEN on Bank Plain in Norwich may have the answer.  
On offer are the following two day workshops all aimed at 7 – 12 year olds.

Music Mayhem – 26th & 27th May
Intro to Climbing – 26th & 27th May
Discover Drama – 28th & 29th May
Stop Frame Animation – 28th & 29th May

All workshops cost £22 for the two days and run from 10am – 3pm each day. 

Spaces are limited and some bursary places are available.  

For more information about each workshop or to book a place go to

Monday, 11 May 2015

Volunteers' Week 1st to 7th June

Volunteers’ Week is an annual celebration of the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK – and it’s taking place from the 1-7 June

This is a great opportunity for charities, projects and community groups to recognise the valuable work of their volunteers.

You can now go to the Volunteers’ Week website ( to get a free digital resource pack containing resources to get you started and help make your Volunteers’ Week a success!

The resource pack has information on how you can run your own Volunteers’ Week event, launch new volunteering projects and even recruit new volunteers for your organisation.

Thursday, 16 April 2015

Norwich Mens Shed

It would be helpful to the Men's Shed if potential new 'shedders'  interested in finding out more could visit at 2.15pm on either Tuesday or Wednesday so you can be shown round as a group - Thanks!