Colourful celebration of culture to return to Norwich

MIND Festival of Cultures at the Forum, Norwich, in 2015. Bulgarian folk dancing . Photo : Steve Ada

MIND Festival of Cultures at the Forum, Norwich, in 2015. Bulgarian folk dancing . Photo : Steve Adams - Credit: Steve Adams

A colourful celebration of diverse food, music, crafts, culture, stories, and history of a number of other cultures will take place at the Forum in Norwich.

Mnetal health charity Norwich and Central Norfolk Mind will put on its Festival of Cultures from 11am to 4pm on Saturday, January 20. The aims are to celebrate the linguistic and cultural diversity in the community, increase awareness and understanding, and to meet new people.

It is hoped atendees will meet with people from all over the world, learn about their countries and their work in Norwich.

Plus there will be workshops in traditional signing, dancing, or practical and interactive activities such as henna tattoos or learning to write your name in another language.

There will also be music and dance.


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The event, which is free, is open for all to attend. For more information, email paola.colimbo@nsft.nhs.uk or call 07717 426603.

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