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Address: 2 Millennium Plain | Bethel Street, Norwich NR2 1TF, England
Phone Number: 01603-727950
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Description: The Forum, Norwich, is one landmark destination with a unique mix of...
The Forum, Norwich, is one landmark destination with a unique mix of community resources, visitor experiences and conference, meeting and event facilities.Attracting over 2.5 million people each year, The Forum is home to an innovative programme of events and activities, many of which are free to enjoy. Inside The Forum, DON'T MISS Fusion, Europe's largest permanent digital gallery, which is free to enter. You can join a BBC Tour and go behind the scenes at the region's BBC TV and radio studios.You will also find the Millennium Library, two restaurants including PizzaExpress and a range of further education and advice services. Norwich Tourist Information Centre is also located at The Forum.Outside The Forum, Millennium Plain, Theatre Plain and The Forum Amphitheatre, host a year-round programme of community activities and popular events which lend The Forum a distinctly European atmosphere. The Forum's stunning open spaces and digital facilities are also available for hire by business and organisations looking for conference, meeting and training venues with a difference.
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How lucky Norwich is to have The Forum

The Forum is a great centre-point for meeting and shopping. We use the Forum regularly - notably for the Children's Book centre but also with so many and varied events that take... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

The Forum is a great centre-point for meeting and shopping. We use the Forum regularly - notably for the Children's Book centre but also with so many and varied events that take place there. Very child friendly and always busy. Not your conventional library!

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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Those of us who were familiar with the old library wondered what the new building would be like. Concerned? - well, it's great, with so much to offer. Library, exhibitions, café, and for people-watchers, plenty! Stunning architecture, contrasting with the historic buildings which make up its setting.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

The forum is a great place to meet in Norwich. There is always something going on for free in the main building which is great if you have some time to spare. It's a really great looking building and a real centre piece to the city. If your in Norwich this is a must visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

A nice place for people watching, whilst enjoying coffee and a snack, there is always something happening here.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

The forum is a fantastic place to visit, being one of Norwich's key features. It holds a vast library accessible to everyone, with an abundance of comfortable seating so that you can relax and get into a good book. The restaurant on the first floor has great quality food and hold a wonderful view of the church and area outside... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

this building is fabulous, it offers parking and is hop away from the shopping areas. Next too it is the cathedral and plenty of eateries form part of this complex where you can totally relax & enjoy a snack. I was told the building at the front was designed acoustically to reflect the church bells, though i didn't experience that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

This lovely building is always worth a visit, so much to see, never a disappointment here! If in Norwich you must drop in.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

the Forum is in the centre of Norwich, and is a great place to stop and have a coffee and a lite bite. Amazing modern library, and at the moment has several of the 'GoGo dragons' that are around the City. Well worth a visit

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Leek, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Love the dragon trail, What a great way of seeing the city, the smaller ones painted / decorated by the pupils are fabulous Love the Luda painted by Kieron Williamson ( what a talent) & the Tuppence dragon hope the artist got her A level Mark (the dragon was an A level project) Love it Great staff Good luck with... More 

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Sleaford, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Wonderful place to visit when in Norwich, A hive of activity usually. Usually something taking place either inside or on the forecourt. Plus houses the tourist information centre.

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