Eight things you can do in Norwich this summer that you couldn’t do last summer
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From trampoline parks, to cocktail bars there are lots of new places around Norwich to visit this summer that didn't exist this time last year.
• Jump around at Gravity
Earlier this year, the home of the former Wonderland nightclub re-opened its doors as Gravity, a trampoline park consisting of over 80 trampolines connected together and an ideal place to take the kids this summer. Activities at Gravity include fitness classes, basketball, parent and toddler sessions and dodgeball.
• Fly from to Cyprus from Norwich International Airport
In April 2015, Norwich International Airport announced that summer holidaymakers would be able to travel to Cyprus in 2016. Thomson and First Choice helped bolster the airport's European links by adding trips to Paphos this year. The direct flights began in May and will run until October.
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• Eat take out from your favourite restaurant in the comfort of your own home
Deliveroo, a food delivery service that brings dishes from popular restaurants straight to your front door, launched in Norwich in September 2015. Now local residents can enjoy a burger from Gourmet Burger Kitchen or a Katsu Curry from Wagamama in the comfort of their own home, or better yet, out in the garden as they bask in the summer sun.
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• Browse art at The Gallery Norfolk
The Gallery Norfolk, based in Cromer, opened a new site in Norwich in January this year where you can browse a selection of artwork and handmade craft, as well as special exhibitions. Currently The Gallery is running an exhibition of Norfolk coast themed work by Eloise O'Hare, a Norfolk-born painter and illustrator.
• Dine at Cosmo
The all-you-can-eat restaurant opened its doors on London Street back in September 2015 and quickly became popular with locals thanks to the 150 different dishes it boasts - so when you can't decide what you fancy to eat this summer, this is the place to go.
• Get fit at The Gym on Hall Road
A new Asda store opened in Norwich in November last year, and with the supermarket came a new site for The Gym Group, which opened another Norwich gym complete with more than 160 pieces of high-tech kit, including MyRide virtual cycle coaching, treadmills and cross trainers.
• Drink cocktails at Be At One
November 2015 proved to be a big month for Norwich as yet another business opened, this time it was cocktail bar, Be at One, which offers locals a range of 150 different cocktails to try. Enjoy a night out this summer trying drinks such as the Blueberry Muffin, Absolut Gangster and Candy Pants.
• Play Pokemon Go
Pokemon is back thanks to Niantic, who have created a new mobile phone game called Pokemon Go where players have to explore the real world, in order to catch pokemon in the game. The game only launched in the UK this month, but Norwich city centre has proved to be a popular place for Pokemon, as hundreds of players have been spotted roaming the streets in search of the pocket monsters.