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6 things to do in Norwich this winter

The winter months don’t have to be all doom and gloom, there’s lots going on across our creative city, whether it’s attending one of our many events or getting cosy in a local establishment.

Textiles students at NUA

Norfolk Makers Festival

February – Free with paid events

Get involved with all things making and creating at this festival held at the The Forum, Norwich. Learn to weave, print, paint, knit, sketch, embroider and much more! There are lots of events, workshops and talks, many free, some ran by our expert staff! Find your creativity at the Norfolk Makers Festival.

Norwich Creative Freelancers Meet Up

Norwich Creative Freelancers Meet Up

Wednesday 30 January – free

Freelance Graphic Designer, Sculptor, Photographer, DJ, Videographer or Fashion Designer? Head to the Norwich Creative Freelancers Meet Up! This 500 strong group host regular meet ups for those who freelance in the creative industries, with January’s next social held at The Georgian Townhouse. 

Norwich Pre Loved Kilo

Sunday 24 February – £1.50

Fill your bags with vintage and pre-loved clothing and accessories at this fabulous fashion event. Bag yourself a retro jacket, dress, pair of sunglasses or handbag at Open Norwich at Norwich Pre Loved Kilo.

One Life Left

Student gaming nights

Every Thursday, free with a drink purchase

Held at gaming café One Life Left and organised by the NUA Gaming Society, grab a free screen and play to your hearts content! You can even bring your own games, controllers and consoles. Find out more about student gaming nights

Two Lives in Colour

Two Lives In Colour

Tuesday 22 January – Saturday 16 March 2019 – free

Explore the lives of the phenomenal Fred Dubery and Joanne Brogden with students from across our courses. The scholarship winning students will showcase a breadth of work from fine art, textiles and photography in East GalleryNUA. Discover more about the exhibition.

Grab some board games at Brewdog

Daily – free

Brewdog, just across the road from NUA have a whole heap of board games, get cosy in this establishment that is dog friendly (they provide biscuits & water too!) and also has 2 for 1 Vegan Mondays!