The Forum Millennium Plain Millennium Plain, Norwich NR2 1TF
Located right in the heart of the city, The Forum is an airy venue for exhibitions and events,. featuring a café, restaurant and a large library. You will find The Forum just off Theatre Street, opposite the Norwich Theatre Royal.
All year round, The Forum hosts exhibitions, events and activities for all the family. Every day thousands of people come through the front doors to use the Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library – the most popular public library in the UK.
Many others come to The Forum to enjoy the free exhibitions and events in the atrium, in the gallery or on Millennium Plain at the front of the building.
The Forum is widely regarded as one of the most successful Millennium Projects in the UK. Since it opened in 2001, it has quickly become an iconic landmark and focal point for events going on in the city.
Café Bar Marzano, on the ground floor, is a popular and lively meeting place and Pizza Express, on mezzanine level, offers spectacular views over Millennium Plain and the city centre beyond. The auditorium seats over 100 people and is ideal for presentations, lectures and performances.
You will also find the Norwich Tourist Information Centre in The Forum, as well as the Forum Shop by Jarrold and MINT, a charity which helps young people find employment.
The Forum is also the home of BBC East. This local arm of the BBC broadcasts daily TV and radio news across the region. It is hard to think that you could pack much more in! But every day there is a pop-up exhibit or show to entertain you.
Over 5,000 people visit The Forum every day, so check it out if you are visiting Norwich. There is something for everyone.