The ArtsCelebrate the arts at The Assembly House
Discover why the Assembly House is such a strong supporter of artistic Norwich
Assembly House + Arts
The Assembly House is a proud supporter of the Arts, and a host of exhibitions, concerts, lectures and other activities take place here on a regular basis.
As a registered charity, The Assembly House has a remit to support visual and performing Arts programmes and also encourages educational projects and community activities.
Many of the city’s clubs and societies meet at The Assembly House on a regular basis, with the Norwich Music Society, Norwich Opera Club and Norwich Writers’ Circle among those holding events here.
The Assembly House is also the location of resident theatre group ‘The Great Hall Theatre Company’ which puts on a series of plays and other performances (for more information please contact:www.greathalltheatrecompany.co.uk).
The H J Sexton Arts Trust has looked after this beautiful Georgian building since 1945, the year that most of the extensive refurbishment was carried out so that it could be reopened to the citizens of Norwich for their use and enjoyment.
The remit to promote cultural activities is still very much in evidence today, with all sorts of venues available for exhibitions, concerts and other activities. A wide range of work goes on display at the House each year, with local and international artists displaying everything from paintings, photography and jewellery to wonderful antiques.
Meanwhile the Café/Bar features monthly exhibitions which display a wide range of contemporary and traditional art showcasing an eclectic range of work from both local and international sources.
Located next to the Grand Hall, the elegant Music Room provides the ideal location for a concert or play and can accommodate an audience of up to 200 theatre-style. It also boasts a small stage complete with a Steinway Grand piano and the room can be reserved for concerts and performances.
The Noverre Suite is larger than The Music Room and equally impressive, with chandeliers and large Georgian windows overlooking the Noverre Garden. Concerts and plays are often held in this magnificent ballroom.
The Noverre Gallery, with a separate entrance at the front of the House makes a great space for exhibiting paintings, photographs, sculpture and other artwork.
For details of events scheduled over the next few months, please pick up a copy of the Events Guide from the Grand Hall or click here to see the on-line version.
Furthermore, if you would like to join the Events Guide mailing list, simply call 01603 626402 or send an email to: email@example.com and we will be delighted to send this to you.