VOLTA! LIVE LIT & OPEN MIC
Oct
19
7:30pm 7:30pm

VOLTA! LIVE LIT & OPEN MIC

A vibrant evening of poetry and literature at The Birdcage here in Norwich. Volta nights include main readers, and plenty of open mic slots - sign-up here or otd. 

Doors: 7:30pm
Entry: £2

Andrea Holland

Billy Pilgrim

Billy is a spoken word poet with a plethora of experience performing to a variety of audiences throughout East Anglia and further afield, His work is grounded in abstract narratives which explore the reality of modern life. Often outspoken, always irreverent, this poet will leave you questioning accepted truths.

Hazel Thomas

Hazel Thomas a British Ethiopian writer and poet. She is an intersectional feminist and activist and her work is inspired through this; as well as through her love of the Arts, and her homelands of Southwold and Addis. She performs and writes poetry that has featured in anthologies with United Press, and recently she performed at Folk East Festival 2017. Her first book 'Love and Loss: Collected Poems' was published in April 2017 on Amazon.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1488067631247469/?active_tab=about

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Oxjam Norwich Music Festival
Oct
21
2:00pm 2:00pm

Oxjam Norwich Music Festival

Oxjam is a music festival with a difference and all proceeds from the festival will go directly to Oxfam GB.

Oxfam is a global movement of millions of people who share the belief that, in a world rich in resources, poverty isn’t inevitable.

Oxfam help support them in being better prepared to cope with shocks and uncertainties and help rebuild communities to come back stronger from disaster and to face the future on their own terms.

We have a super juicy line-up in store here at The Birdcage:

2:00-2:25William Smith

2:30-2:55Strings & Wood

3:00-3:30Helen Bluebelle

3:40-4:10Stromm

4:20-4:50Aphra

5:00-5:30Pedro

5:30-6:00Laura Goldthorp

Early bird wristbands are £6 for Saturday only and £7 for Friday/Saturday.
Early Bird Weekend wristband: http://www.wegottickets.com/event/417324
Early Bird Saturday wristband: http://www.wegottickets.com/event/417325

Individual venue tickets are also available on the door for £3 for those of you that are coming for a particular act, and you'll receive a stamp on arrival.

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THE QUIZ THAT WAS
Oct
26
7:30pm 7:30pm

THE QUIZ THAT WAS

Rounds from your favourite quizzes and panel shows, played, attempted and butchered by Norwich’s finest comedy talent and all hosted by the Sleazy Vegan himself, Kahn Johnson.

Monthly teams always rotate with incredible local comedians.


£3 OTD or £2.50 tickets, available from TQTW facebook.
https://www.facebook.com/That-Was-The-Quiz-That-Was-1342523755824458/

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Halloween Workshop
Oct
27
12:00pm12:00pm

Halloween Workshop

We are very excited to reveal that we will be holding a Halloween themed workshop on Friday 27th October here at the Birdcage, Norwich.

An arts and crafts workshop aimed at children aged 3 - 10 years but accessible to all. Offering a selection of activities to be taken home on the day. Come and make a witch, a spider or something spooky to decorate your house for Halloween. The workshop will run over three different time slots: 12pm/1pm/2pm and there are limited spaces so early booking is essential!

Book tickets here noodlesoup.yapsody.com (£5 per participating child)

Email us on noodlesoupmagazine@gmail.com if you have any queries.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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Soul Stew
Oct
27
to Oct 28

Soul Stew

The sexy soul stew boys are back to keep us moving with their funky tunes and disco classics. Dance the night away in style with this late night P.A.R.T.Y

Grab a cocktail, let's go!

Price TBC

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Macrame Plant Hanger Workshop
Nov
22
6:30pm 6:30pm

Macrame Plant Hanger Workshop

The art of tying decorative knots is known as Macramé. An increasingly popular arts and crafts technique which has got the world hand-knotting and creating gorgeous home accessories.

Join us for a 3hr session of learning all the basics of Macrame, and leave with your very own handmade pot/plant holder as well as your new crafty skills. Bring your friends, grab a glass of wine and let's get creative!

£32pp, including all materials and tuition. Buy your ticket now: www.etsy.com/shop/fringeandfraydesigns

 

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THE QUIZ THAT WAS
Nov
23
7:30pm 7:30pm

THE QUIZ THAT WAS

Rounds from your favourite quizzes and panel shows, played, attempted and butchered by Norwich’s finest comedy talent and all hosted by the Sleazy Vegan himself, Kahn Johnson.

Monthly teams always rotate with incredible local comedians.


£3 OTD or £2.50 tickets, available from TQTW facebook.
https://www.facebook.com/That-Was-The-Quiz-That-Was-1342523755824458/

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Intellectual Hooligans
Nov
24
7:30pm 7:30pm

Intellectual Hooligans

The Intellectual Hooligans are Norwich’s premium Improv comedy troupe, the Improv performers have a collective total of over 1000 years’ experience! The show will consist of “Whose Line is it Anyway?” style games based entirely on audience suggestions, anything goes (and we mean anything!).

Follow Intellectual Hooligans on social media for details of upcoming gigs, future Improv foundation courses and drop-in workshops.

https://www.facebook.com/The-Intellectual-Hooligans-163764370486522/?fref=ts

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OPEN MIC
Dec
6
7:30pm 7:30pm

OPEN MIC

Our monthly open mic returns! 

The best of local talent showcases their abilities, varying in poetry, music, comedy and even once, we had an 8 piece oompah band. Famous, of course, for showcasing Ed Sheeran and Isaac Gracie before they got all big 'n' that.

email bookings@thebirdcagenorwich.co.uk with the title OPEN MIC and the month you want to perform! If you don't get a reply, see that as a good thing and you're all booked in! (we will update the site for when we are full on the open mic slots!) £3 for spectators! 

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An Evening with Shane Brown & Guests
Oct
16
7:30pm 7:30pm

An Evening with Shane Brown & Guests

An evening of music featuring an eclectic mix of songs, including Frank Sinatra, Nina Simone, Ella Fitzgerald, Johnny Cash, Duke Ellington Ray Charles, Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan, Billy Joel...and Radiohead!  With special guests Lauren Harris and Phoebe Sanders. 
 

£3 on the door, with all profits donated to The People's Picnic.

Doors open at 7.30pm.  Performance starts at 8pm. 

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Flashback Friday
Oct
13
to Oct 14

Flashback Friday

We bring you the best tunes of the 80’s and 90’s on the decks to kick start your weekend in style. Channel your inner dancing queen and get yourselves in the groove.

From 8pm til’ late. FREE ENTRY

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Sleazy Vegan Quiz
Oct
9
8:00pm 8:00pm

Sleazy Vegan Quiz

They're back!

Same stuff, different day.

Usual rules, usual quiz format. Get yourselves down here for the chance to win some One Planet Pizza and Anticarnist goodies! Or come last and win vegan hotdogs care of LSO Vegans. Fun starts at 8pm.

£5 per team (max 5 in a team)

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Comedy At The Birdcage
Oct
2
8:00pm 8:00pm

Comedy At The Birdcage

GET YOUR LAUGH ON!

An evening of laughs, silliness and all round entertainment. Bring your grandma and your neighbour and your best friend too.

Featuring hilarious comedy from Norwich and beyond including the marvellous Confirmed are Nathan Willcock (chortle finalist, half of 'Alternative Comedian of the Year' act Consignia), Steve Keyworth, Ciara Jack, Alexander Oliver, more TBC.

£2 advance/ £4 on the door 

Buy your tickets here

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Soul Stew
Sep
30
to Oct 1

Soul Stew

The sexy soul stew boys are back to keep us dancing with their funk and disco classics. Dance the night away in style with this late night P.A.R.T.Y

Grab a cocktail, let's go!

8pm-3am / £3 otd

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Intellectual Hooligans
Sep
29
7:30pm 7:30pm

Intellectual Hooligans

The Intellectual Hooligans are Norwich’s premium Improv comedy troupe, the Improv performers have a collective total of over 1000 years’ experience! The show will consist of “Whose Line is it Anyway?” style games based entirely on audience suggestions, anything goes (and we mean anything!).

Follow Intellectual Hooligans on social media for details of upcoming gigs, future Improv foundation courses and drop-in workshops.

https://www.facebook.com/The-Intellectual-Hooligans-163764370486522/?fref=ts

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THE QUIZ THAT WAS
Sep
28
7:30pm 7:30pm

THE QUIZ THAT WAS

Rounds from your favourite quizzes and panel shows, played, attempted and butchered by Norwich’s finest comedy talent and all hosted by the Sleazy Vegan himself, Kahn Johnson.

Monthly teams always rotate with incredible local comedians.


£3 OTD or £2.50 tickets, available from TQTW facebook.
https://www.facebook.com/That-Was-The-Quiz-That-Was-1342523755824458/

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Disco/Not Disco DJ
Aug
19
to Aug 20

Disco/Not Disco DJ

Get your Saturday night sass on. Grab a cocktail and enjoy some good music from one of our favourite DJ's Disco/Not Disco (who also has a show on Future Radio don't you know!)

So if you're a fan of disco, soul and a cheeky dose of deep house, then you know what to do...

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SOUL STEW
Aug
4
to Aug 5

SOUL STEW

Pussy Foot aka Paul Bryan, has a rich and varied history working within the music business. A & R man at Parlophone records ( Gorillaz, Kraftwerk, Chic & Nile Rogers, Chromeo) he supported international artists like Gorillaz & Pet Shop Boys playing infront of sell out crowds in Lyon, Paris and New York.

He was also the founder of the longest running club night in Dalston 'Body Talk' which celebrated the Original house sounds of the 80s and early 90s. (check more info in Bio).

We are extrmely lucky to lure Pussy Foot into a Norwich apperance.

Given our Fine City Selectors' expertise in the crossover between late disco and early house recordings. This night is celebrating the close relationship between the two genres.

For anyone who appreciates their music and knows what’s good for them, you should really come for a knee's up!

@The Birdcage from 8pm
£ 3 OTD >>>> STRICTLY ALL VINYL

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THE QUIZ THAT WAS
Jul
27
7:30pm 7:30pm

THE QUIZ THAT WAS

Rounds from your favourite quizzes and panel shows, played, attempted and butchered by Norwich’s finest comedy talent and all hosted by the Sleazy Vegan himself, Kahn Johnson.

Monthly teams always rotate with incredible local comedians.


£3 OTD or £2.50 tickets, available from TQTW facebook.
https://www.facebook.com/That-Was-The-Quiz-That-Was-1342523755824458/

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