FRI 14 - SUN 16 FEB
Love it or hate it – we just can’t ignore it and have found some fab alternative things to do this Valentine’s weekend!!
Love Light Norwich, Fri 14th – Sat 15th February
City of Stories have commissioned Love Light Norwich – a bright new festival bringing internationally renowned light artworks, interactive installations, live music, light and a fire performance for three nights of fun for all the family. Dont miss the Love Light Parade – French troubadours Picto Facto bring Lampaphadores – a fantastical colourful world of inflatable characters with gleeful childish wonder to the streets of Norwich on Sat 14th Feb.
Glitter Ball Disco, Warwick Street Social, Norwich, Friday 14th February
Grab the glitter and sparkle this Valentine’s with food and a Glitterball Disco at the Warwick Street Social. Live DJ’s from Disco Juice. If eating is cheating – just turn up and party!
Book: £45pp for 4 course meal
Pop up Valentine’s at the Bowling House, Norwich, Fri 14th February
Bowl over your lover with a romantic meal at the Bowling House in Norwich. There’s an intimate sharing menu on offer including seductive desserts and a range of romance-infused cocktails.
Book: £45 per couple or six small plates and optional bowling (must book a lane)
DAZE presents A Love Story, Norwich Arts Centre, Fri 14th February
Join House of Daze as they explore the full spectrum of queer love and relationships in glorious technicolour. Prepare to be spoiled rotten with heartfelt performances from Norwich’s drag superstars and catwalk competitions galore!
Book Tickets: £8 adv & £10 OTD
Anti Valentines, Open Norwich, Fri 14th February
Meh to Valentines? Head to OPEN for their Anti-Valentine’s Day party and indulge in a playlist of classic break up songs. Their resident lonely hearts DJ will be taking requests just like school discos circa 1988!
Book: Earlybird ticket £8 including a glass of prosecco (before 10pm)
Fishy Valentine’s, Grosvenors Fish Bar, Norwich, Fri 14th February
Don’t be filthy! It’s a romantic two-tiered sharing banquet at the Grosvenor fish bar including a bottle of prosecco!
Book Places: £30
Art Deco by the Sea, Sainsbury Centre, Norwich, Fri 14th February to Sun 14th June
A major new exhibition at the Sainsbury Centre exploring how ‘Art Deco’ shaped the modern seaside town during the 1920s and 1930s.
Book Tickets: £13
February Fair, St Andrew’s Hall, Norwich, Sat 15th February
The Norwich Brocante returns for its first fair in 2020. Over 50 sellers offering an eclectic mix of affordable and quality antiques and collectables including fine art and vintage clothing.
Woods, Trees, Birds and Bees – Half Term Family Fun, Holkham Hall, Sat 15th to Sun 23rd February
Head to Holkham Hall and immerse your family in nature with a whole host of events from bush craft to nature trails to high ropes. Something for everyone.
Book Tickets: £2.5o for children & £5 adults
Suzi Ruffell: Dance Like Everyone’s Watching, Norwich Playhouse, Fri 14th & Sat 15th February
Suzi Ruffell has made a name for herself by turning tragedy and anxiety into big laughs. This year she is actually happy but the world is still completely f**ked – so don’t worry, it won’t be too joyous. A mix of storytelling, observations, a dash of social politics and a lovely routine about a smear test. Perfect Anti- Valentine’s girlie night out!
Book tickets: from £15