National award for our fabulous Taverham Community Ambassadors


Congratulations to our Taverham Community Ambassador Programme members Anya Bond, Hattie Lynchy, Edith Yau, Juliette Van Minden and Lilly Barton-Bullman. They just won the Campaigning Award at this year’s Clarion Futures Annual Power Youth Event and Awards 2021-22.  CAP is part-funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation and Clarion Futures. It’s supported by the DCMS, National […]

Great start for our young Flowing and Glowing Taverham co-designers


Our Taverham Community Ambassadors Programme (CAP) got off to a huge success last Friday.  The group’s aim is to take social action and to make change within their community, whether that’s on a small scale or globally. The project is youth led, with students from Taverham High School working with us.  Their projects come under […]

Hello future theatre-makers


The Garage Norwich is welcoming hundreds of youngsters from across Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire this week as part of NT Connections. We’re one of just 29 regional theatres in the UK taking part in the National Theatre’s annual youth theatre festival and the only venue in this area to be hosting groups. Young theatre-makers […]

Kids’ 2022 summer term classes are great prep for September school start


Is your child starting school in September? Our summer preschool classes are the perfect way to help you get them ready for this milestone – and make some fun memories on the way.  Creative activities are known for boosting youngsters’ ability to learn and solve problems, to interact with other others and learn self-control, to […]

Spring into 2022 – enjoy even more classes with us from this January


We’re excited to say next Monday sees the return of classes here at The Garage. Gabby Meadows, our Participation Programme manager and a tutor, can’t wait for them to start. She said: “We have some exciting things in the pipeline performance-wise. We’re delighted to be hosting the Norfolk County Youth Choir, which is completely free […]

2021 HNC Programme in Performing Arts course is challenging and fun says Liv


Liv Burton joined our HNC Programme in Performing Arts course because she wanted to improve her skillset before going to university next year.  The Level 4 course has three specialist pathways in Acting, Dance and Musical Theatre. The courses also include units where all pathways work together. Delivered by industry professionals, the aim is to […]

Connections 2021 – theatre-makers of tomorrow take the stage


Every year, the National Theatre commissions some of the UK’s most exciting writers to write ten plays for the theatre-makers of tomorrow. The Garage are proud to be partnering with the Connections Festival. We’re especially thrilled to be hosting three of the participating companies in our theatre from 22-23 June. Fisher Youth Theatre Group perform […]

Inspirational students lead the way in 2020 – a year of online HNCs


As lockdown restrictions begin to ease, and potentially for good this time, our HNC Acting Lecturer Sam Webber took a look back at a year of online teaching at The Garage Just over a year ago, the day before the first national lockdown was announced, we were preparing for the final week of our HNC […]


11/07/2017 Over the last month The Garage has been lucky enough to be the chosen charity for two events. The first of these events was a non-uniform day hosted by Magdalen Gates Primary School but this was no ordinary non – uniform day as it was decided it would be a pirate and princess’s themed […]


06/02/2017 Our first Children’s Ukulele Festival took place on 2 Feb – and what a wonderful day it was! Around 90 young uke players aged between six and nine from seven Norfolk schools came to The Garage in Norwich to celebrate World Play Your Ukulele Day with workshops, sharings and a performance by The Banana Ukulele Band. The schools which […]


10/01/2017 Year 6s from Sheringham Primary School explored what it was like to be a World War 2 evacuee through a drama project with The Garage. The weekly sessions which took place over the Autumn term ended with a day out to the town’s Little Theatre to share their new theatrical skills with parents and […]