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EXPLORE NORWICH

If you've never been to Norwich you'll find there's much more than just great crime writing. We'll be adding to this guide and you can find out more at the Visit Norwich website.

Things to do

Independent bookshops

Independent bookshops

Norwich is a free-thinking, independent city, packed full of unique pubs, cafes and shops - including an eclectic range of bookshops stocking everything from second hand books to expertly curated new titles for adults and children.

Find out more and download a walking tour from the National Centre for Writing website.

The lanes

The lanes

The Norwich Lanes is where you will find individual, independent and quirky retailers and businesses offering an exciting lifestyle, fashion and art against a backdrop of narrow alleys and beautiful historic buildings. Discover exquisite galleries, vintage shops, quaint coffee houses, trendy cafés & bars, contemporary restaurants, eclectic entertainment venues and atmospheric real ale pubs.

The market

The market

One of the largest and oldest open-air markets in the country and situated in the heart of the city.

Browse a fantastic range of stalls: clothes, children's toys, jewellery, fresh fruit and vegetables, local butchers and fishmongers, freshly baked bread and cakes and food from around the world. You'll discover something new - and probably tasty - on each day of your visit.

Latest news

Download our simple guide to Noirwich 2020

We've created a handy one-page digital guide to the Festival weekend, with links to each event and details on where they will take place.

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Attica Locke headlines the 2020 Noirwich Crime Writing Festival

The region’s largest annual celebration of crime writing will continue as planned this year – in an online format with a host of free events for everyone to enjoy!

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Progressive politics in crime fiction with Denise Mina

Does high brow literature really exist?

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Balancing a job & writing with Yrsa Sigurðardóttir

The inaugural UNESCO City of Literature Writer in Residence joins us on the podcast

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