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Community Projects

Norwich Theatre is fiercely committed to working with the wide range of communities in the region. Our Creative Engagment team is involved in arranging and steering a host of cross-community initiatives.

37 Plays

37 Plays seeks to capture and write the stories of our nation. It is open to children, young people and adults, including established, emerging and first-time writers.

Norfolk residents were supported by Norwich Theatre with playwriting advice and prompts given to those writing a play throughout 2022.

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We strive to build strong partnerships with the community. Our friends and neighbours are really important to us. Encore enables us to reconnect with our local community and as a business Encore will help you to give back to your community.

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Limelighters dancer holding a position on the Theatre Royal stage

Creative Community Recovery Programme

A series of community workshops & activities focusing on using creative participation to support better mental health and emotional wellbeing in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Children's Theatre Partnership team across several theatres posing for a photo

Children’s Theatre Partnership

Children’s Theatre Partnership is producing bold, ambitious and imaginative theatre for the UK stage and young people in local communities. Supported for the next three years by Arts Council England.

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Shakespeare Nation

Norwich Theatre is one of six venues nationwide working on this project in partnership with the Royal Shakespeare Company. The idea is to encourage more adults to connect to theatre through co-productions, workshops, subsidised tickets and trips to see productions.

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Harmony Collective

The Harmony Collective is a sanctuary choir with a unifying focus on togetherness and welcome. It is open to asylum seekers and refugees who would like to find a creative home in Norwich – and who want to sing with others and celebrate voices from around the world.

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