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Address: The Forum 2 Millennium Plain | Bethel Street, Norwich NR2 1TF, England
Phone Number: 01603-727950
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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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An atrium with attitude

Architecture in Norwich is broad spectrum of styles from ancient to modern and the Forum falls into the latter as one of the better sort of "millennium buildings". It turns the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Mike S
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Architecture in Norwich is broad spectrum of styles from ancient to modern and the Forum falls into the latter as one of the better sort of "millennium buildings". It turns the principle of an atrium from simply the roofing over of a space between other buildings into the prime element of a cohesive whole. It needs to be a home... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The forum is a great building with lots of facilities and a friendly atmosphere. I would totally recommend this place to anyone who is visiting Norwich or lives there.

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Thank Celestial_Caticorn
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Usually stop by to see what events are going on when in Norwich. Nice modern open and well lit building which often has photo shows which are free below where the BBC studios are. Always a buzz as Library and several eating places here also.

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Thank Jaques C
Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since it was built as the memorial for the Millenium the Forum has become the focal point for the City. Housing the BBC East Region, the Norwich City Library, a restaurant and Tourist Information Centre as well as a Memorial Section to the USAF who served in Norfolk during WW2 the indoor area of The Forum often houses specialist exhibitions.... More 

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Thank mgsnorwich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to chill. There's toilets, a cafe, a library and pizza express. Nice steps outside to chill on when the weathers nice

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Thank Charlotteecc12
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I haven't been everywhere in the forum but normally out side are little events that are good to watch or join in with, inside some events Aswell or art/photography pictures to look at. Nice pizza express and cafe. I would recommend coming here at least once or more if you are from our side of Norwich or inside Norwich and... More 

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Thank Luke T
Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The forum is exactly that. A library, the local BBC and restaurants surround a large empty area. Pizza Express is there.

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Thank NicolaLevett
Truro, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Coffee shop, ordinary shops tourist info and steps to sit on and watch the world go by, Multi story car park under but expensive

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Thank John G
North Walsham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Whilst in Norwich, I called in to have coffee at the forum with family members. As it was a nice sunny day, we sat outside and it was lovely an d relaxing watching the world go by. The library inside is huge and there are many artworks to look at whilst wandering around.

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Thank pallini
Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

I only really come here during Gay Pride, but it is absolutely beautiful inside. Could definitely do with some more bathrooms and a little section in the bathroom for reapplying makeup and fixing your hair so that you're out of the way of the sinks.

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