Norwich BID to host conference on state of city’s leisure economy

PUBLISHED: 16:28 30 January 2018 | UPDATED: 16:28 30 January 2018

Charlie Hodson is the Executive Chef at the Fur & Feather at Woodbastwick. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Charlie Hodson is the Executive Chef at the Fur & Feather at Woodbastwick. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY


Norwich Business Improvement District (BID) will be closely examining the city’s leisure economy in the first of a series of conferences next week.

The event at The Hostry at Norwich Cathedral on Tuesday, February 6 will address issues facing the industry including a shortage of skilled labour and static wages.

Celebrated Norfolk chef Charlie Hodson, hospitality industry marketing specialist Ben England and night time economy expert Jonny Birkett will be the conference’s guest speakers.

Panellists will include Phil Cutter, Norwich landlord and founder of Norwich City of Ale, Andy Gotts, owner of Fluke bar and nightclub, and Ann Mitchell of property agents Savills.

There will also be information available on Purple Flag accreditation and cyber crime prevention.

For more details email or call Colette Davies on 01603 727944.

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