We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Lots going on”
Review of The Forum

The Forum
Ranked #14 of 144 things to do in Norwich
Certificate of Excellence
More attraction details
Attraction details
Owner description: 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.
United States
Level Contributor
88 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Lots going on”
Reviewed January 17, 2013

There is usually a good programme of events and/or exhibitions here and the building itself is worth a peep if you are passing but otherwise I wouldn't go out of my way to visit.

Visited October 2012
Helpful?
Thank Deneice A
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

333 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    155
    133
    32
    10
    3
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
65 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Something for Everyone”
Reviewed January 6, 2013

May think the architecture is incongruous with the surroundings but it is bold and it works. Seemed to be lots going on and plenty of facilities. Definitely worth a pit stop if you are in the City centre for the day.

Visited December 2012
Helpful?
Thank MOD54
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Lichfield, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Great place - always something happening and a decent cafe as well.”
Reviewed December 19, 2012

We use the forum a lot for meeting up in town, the cafe (Marzano) has some very nice food (a lovely Goats cheese and roasted veg paninni for example) and good value drinks (tea etc). It's a brilliant place for people watching and just chilling out after shopping etc.

The Curve has some great exhbitions and it's worthwhile checking out what's on. The atrium always has something of interest going on, stalls etc or small exhibitions.

Lovely modern setting which has become one of the treasures of living in Norwich. The cafe stays open till late which is far too rare in the UK.

Visited December 2012
Helpful?
Thank Geoffpix
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Norfolk UK
Level Contributor
23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Forum”
Reviewed December 11, 2012

Excellent services, always bustling and busy, coffee bar, great for people watching, huge variety of information.

Visited November 2012
Helpful?
Thank michaelPNorfolkUK
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Norwich
Level Contributor
82 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Lively and interesting”
Reviewed December 6, 2012

ALways something going on of interest. The shop and restaurant are good value and it is a good place to meet up with friends.

Visited August 2012
Helpful?
Thank Anne W
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed The Forum also viewed

 
Norwich, Norfolk
 

Been to The Forum? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing