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The Garage is a lively performing arts centre in Norwich and home to The Garage Trust, a charity providing support and development opportunities for children,young people and families from all backgrounds. 

At The Garage you will find a jam packed programme of performing arts from performances to classes and professional training. There are literally hundreds of different activities every season for people of all ages and abilities.

Check out the WHAT'S ON? page for listings of current performances and classes. You can also download our most recent brochure from the website or pick a copy up by calling in at the venue.

Our NEWS section will keep you up to date with exciting ‘hot-off-the-press' opportunities such as auditions and recruitment opportunities.

Whatever you do, make sure you sign up for our E-NEWS so that we can tell you about all the exciting things on offer. We quite like trees so we prefer to email you if possible!

Below are some of the activities you can enjoy at The Garage:

  • LIVE PERFORMANCES - The Garage boasts a beautiful and intimate studio theatre. This is home to ‘Curtain Up!' our programme of professional theatre by some of the UK's hottest up-and-coming theatre companies. >More...
  • EMERGING ARTISTS ACADEMY - We help support and develop emerging artists through our Emerging Artists Academy. 
  • CREATIVE CLASSES - Our classes are for a wide range of ages and cover many different styles. Each class is lead by experienced artists, each fully trained and safety checked. >More...
  • SCHOOL HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES - We run holiday activities including all day workshops, courses, performances and family fun days. >More...
  • TRAINING - If you are thinking about working in the arts or already do, we offer a range of professional CPD and training opportunities. >More... 
  • PARTIES - Whether its a childs birthday or a wedding anniversary, our dance party packages are a great choice >More...


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Great coffee + great music....What more can you ask for of an evening? Head down to Locomotion Coffee tonight for the latest mellifluous offerings from Box Deluxe Records.

Take a look at the rehearsal images for Oysters, coming to The Garage on Wednesday 3 June > http://bit.ly/1BUpSCp

Oysters - Rehearsal Photos

Photography by Mike Kwasniak
International Day of The Girl Norwich are holding an Open Mic night to showcase the talent of women and girls from the region as part of their celebrations for International Women's Day!

Check out the event for more information and to find out how you can get involved!

The Government Inspector this Friday is now SOLD OUT! You can still book tickets for the next show in the season A Strange Wild Song > check out the trailer!


A Strange Wild Song Spring Tour

Our latest show, A Strange Wild Song will be touring the UK in 2013. FEBRUARY 22nd-23rd 8.00pm Ustinov Studio @ Theatre Royal Bath Tickets 01225 448844…
Great photos from Thursdays SLAM night. Thanks to all who performed and watched. See you next time!

SLAM February 19th 2015

photos from an amazing SLAM Night
Great #opportunity with @FutureRadio to present a radio show on 1st July about all aspects of the 2015 Young Norfolk Arts Festival.

If you are aged 16 and over and want to gain training in interview techniques, equipment and software, audio editing and presentation skills and production then register your interest by emailing enquiries@ynaf.org.uk BY FRIDAY 6th MARCH 2015.

More info about YNAF 2015 can be found here > http://www.ynaf.org.uk/

Young Norfolk Arts Festival
Young Norfolk Arts Festival

‘Penetrating, pitch-black and nastily brilliant.’
★★★★ Metro

‘A sharp-edged gem of a solo show.’
★★★★ WhatsOnStage

‘Bitingly funny and genuinely moving… Clever and tender and true.’
★★★★ A Younger Theatre

You won't want to miss #Fleabag tonight at 8pm. There will be some tickets available on the door > http://bit.ly/1BT9eQS

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The Fleabag bites back. A rip-roaring account of some sort of a female living her sort of life. Following sell-out runs in Edinburgh and London, Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s award-winning play Fleabag returns to play a UK tour.

SLAM IS TODAY!! With an amazing line up including headline act Intensi-T, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w01jwPBhmTg

Tickets are £3.50 on the door.. for 13-21 year olds only.

There will be a FREE performance today at the Chapelfield band stand from SLAM performer Harry at 12 noon!! Come along and show him some support.

If you are in the broadland area your Ticket is......FREE so follow link to confirm your ticket!!


Lastly check out this picture of The Garage Tech team getting ready for SLAM.


The Garage Youth Theatre Company rehearsing for their performance of 'Hospital Food' tonight at 7pm. Only a few tickets left on the door.


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Rehearsal pics from The Garage NorwichYouth Theatre Company performing 'Hospital Food' tonight at 7pm. Only a few tickets left on the door.
We are recruiting for a Marketing Intern as part of the Creative Employment Programme. This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to pursue a career in the arts.

Full info can be found here > http://ow.ly/J7q4L

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Tonight, 7pm come and watch The Garage Youth Theatre Company home performance of Hospital Food by Eugene O'Hare http://bit.ly/1vhWAeJ

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The Garage Youth Theatre Company present their National Theatre Connections home performance of Hospital Food by Eugene O’Hare.
Now booking! BLEEP! weekly sessions. Build + play electronic instruments, create, add video + perform! 14-18yrs FREE!

Book your space here: http://bit.ly/1yWrlkB

For those of you looking for group bookings and tasters - we are still offering these too. Email bleep@esarn.org for more info. or call Karina TheGarage on 01603 283395.

Bleep! weekly sessions, March/April 2015
Bleep! 14yrs-18yrs Every Tuesday (17th March-28th April) 5.30pm-7.30pm @ The Garage, Norwich Are you interested in making and performing music? Does the cost of musical equipment put you off? Or are you bored with the sounds that your existing gear can make? Learn how to release your inner musici…

One of our SLAM performers is performing in Acle today! Take advantage of our great offer for 13-18 year olds living in Broadland District Council Area.... FREE tickets and transport to SLAM this Thursday > Follow the link for more details!

The Garage Slam Night - Broadland Offer
Are you aged 13-18yrs and live in the Broadland Council area or do you work with a group of this age? Do you want a FREE night out on Thursday 19th February? Come along to The Garage’s SLAM night: where young performers showcase their skills to other young people, featuring a variety of performance…
Wakey wakey, rise and shine... It's family fun day! Get down to The Garage from 10am, there are still places for our fun workshops. Only £2 and you can pay on the door!

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Come join us for some half term fun! Our taster sessions are just £2. Come try dance, musical theatre, drama and more tomorrow! There will also be free face painting in @[236096439824501:274:Locomotioncoffee] bar! Book your place now > http://ow.ly/J708K
Small/Medium arts organisations! We can't recommend the Royal Opera House links scheme enough, being part of it has given us invaluable insights & ideas.

Applications are now open for the programme in its third year > more info about the scheme and how to apply can be found here. Deadline Tuesday 24 February http://ow.ly/J7jOY

Applications open for third year of ROH Links scheme — News — Royal...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/royaloperahouse/16424506366/ Applications are now open for the third year of the ROH Links scheme, a skills sharing...
Come join us for some half term fun! Our taster sessions are just £2. Come try dance, musical theatre, drama and more tomorrow!

There will also be free face painting in Locomotioncoffee bar!

Book your place now > http://ow.ly/J708K

Read the latest review for Inside > don't miss this gripping piece of theatre at The Garage TONIGHT 8pm. Get your tickets here http://bit.ly/1A3tFdg

REVIEW: Inside, Octagon Theatre, Bolton

Awesome delivery from The Television and Movie Store this morning. We think our Chief Exec Darren would make rather a splendid 13th Doctor!

There will be limited number of tickets available to buy on the door for tonight's performance for I Need a Doctor The Whosical... Get 'em quick! > http://ow.ly/IWnKg

It's a musical adventure through time, TONIGHT 7pm! Get your hands on the last few remaining tickets for I Need a Doctor: The Whosical here > http://bit.ly/1DbSDcO

"I laughed so much I regenerated!" Frank Skinner


I Need A Doctor: The Unauthorised Whosical Adventure (Doctor Who Musical Trailer)

Unauthorised Doctor Who parody musical premiering at Edinburgh Fringe 2013 Tickets here: https://www.edfringe.com/whats-on/theatre/i-need-a-doctor-the-unauth...
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