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First visit to Dragon Hall in its new incarnation

This was our second visit to Dragon Hall and our first since it has been in the hands of Writers... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2016
LJHutchins
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Hitchin, United Kingdom
Lovely

I attended a wedding party here and thoroughly enjoyed myself. The venue is beautiful with wooden... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2015
WorldFoodie32
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Long Stratton, United Kingdom
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Dragon Hall is a magnificent Grade 1 listed medieval trading hall in the heart of Norwich. In April 2015 it became the home of Writers' Centre Norwich. Writers’ Centre Norwich is a literature development agency based in Norwich, England’s only...more
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115-123 King Street, Norwich NR1 1QE, England
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

Courtesy of the National Centre for Writing (NCW) who now occupy the Hall, there are guided tours on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month at 2.0 p.m. There is no need to book. No entry fee but visitors are asked to make a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RICHARD M
Reviewed 17 October 2018

In spite of having been born in Norwich and having family ties with The Old Barge PH. I have never paid much interest in this place - much to my shame. The free guided tour provided an inspiring look back into the past and early...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Colin R
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Visited with vernacular architecture group, our volunteer guide was very welcoming and informative. A wonderful and interesting building well worth the visit.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Devontraveller32
Reviewed 9 March 2017

A great bit of heritage but is sadly subject to a tour to be seen and unfortunately my tour guide was everso quiet and slow, so it was a bit boring!

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank kathyf734
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Fantastic architecture and great history of Norwich can be found in dragon hall. The staff are all incredibly helpful as well

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

This outstanding Tudor Hall was built by Robert Toppes; the Richard Branson of the 15thC. Books are available locally for more details of the history and about Toppes. The Hall is located a 10 minute stroll from the city centre in a very pretty historic...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank eileendover32
Reviewed 8 August 2016

This is a wonderful building, beautifully and sensitively restored but please note that it is now only open to the public on one day each month and on the four days of the Heritage Open Days weekend in September. Please go to the Writers' Centre...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank RICHARD M
Reviewed 15 March 2016

We were absolutely fascinated by this ancient building! There's so much to look and marvel at. The museum is really interesting, spacious and accessible. You will be fascinated!

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Wendy V
Reviewed 2 January 2016

This was our second visit to Dragon Hall and our first since it has been in the hands of Writers' Centre Norwich (WCN). We took advantage of September's Heritage Open Days event to come along for a storytelling session and the launch of a local...More

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank LJHutchins
Reviewed 12 December 2015

I attended a wedding party here and thoroughly enjoyed myself. The venue is beautiful with wooden beams and a nice beer garden. The toilets were very clean and the staff friendly.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank WorldFoodie32
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