VOLTA! Live Lit & Open Mic
Jul
19
7:30 PM19:30

VOLTA! Live Lit & Open Mic

Volta is a monthly poetry night here in Norwich featuring guest readers alongside open-mic.
There is plenty of three minute open-mic slots for poetry / prose / experiments so feel free to get in touch or sign-up on the night. :) 

Doors: 7:30pm
Entry: £2
 

https://www.facebook.com/events/240632409997853/

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Chips n Tunes With Dr Disco
Jul
20
7:00 PM19:00

Chips n Tunes With Dr Disco

Native to South East London, Dr Disco is schlepping his record box up to the birdcage to play you a mix of 80's classics, Latin, Boogie and of course, some Disco. All requests carefully considered. Finish your chips, get a pint down you and get you dancing shoes on for a special treat and a lot of fun. 

From 7-late

Free entry

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Berrys & Grey Chalk Paint Workshop- Marbleous
Jul
22
10:00 AM10:00

Berrys & Grey Chalk Paint Workshop- Marbleous

Berrys & Grey will be hosting a series of their wonderful creative workshops here in our ballroom.

This session commences at 10AM at the Berrys & Grey store, where you'll meet and greet. You'll then take a 5 minute walk to the studio where the workshop will take place.

Once at the studio the B&G team will teach you all you need to know about Autentico Paint and answer any questions you may have.Then you'll be shown how best to use the paint to achieve stone effects such as marbling.

The session finishes at 1.00pm

The total cost is £29.99 per head, including materials.

At the end of the session you will be gifted a 10% discount voucher for Autentico products.

BUY YOUR TICKET HERE.

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Berrys & Grey Chalk Paint Workshop- Got Skulls
Jul
22
1:30 PM13:30

Berrys & Grey Chalk Paint Workshop- Got Skulls

Berrys & Grey will be hosting a series of their wonderful creative workshops here in our ballroom.

This session commences at 1:30PM at the Berrys & Grey store, where you'll meet and greet. You'll then take a 5 minute walk to the studio where the workshop will take place.

Once at the studio the B&G team will teach you all you need to know about Autentico Paint and answer any questions you may have. Then you'll be shown how best to use the paint as well as being taught a variety of techniques including Craquelure, Stenciling, Decoupage, Leaf Gilding, Spray Painting, Embellishing and Wax techniques. You will then get to customize your own faux skull using whichever techniques you prefer.

The session finishes at 4:30pm

The total cost is £63.99 per head, including materials.

At the end of the session you will be gifted a 10% discount voucher for Autentico products.

BUY YOUR TICKET HERE.

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Pride On The Green
Jul
28
12:00 PM12:00

Pride On The Green

The House Of Daze Present: Neon Summer Of Love to celebrate Norwich Pride in style.

Join us on St Gregory's Green outside the Birdcage as we celebrate LGBT in true Birdcage and House of Daze style with live drag performances, DJ's, cocktails, and stalls.

Stall holders include the Love Moi Glitter pop-up bar for all things GLAM, snazzy pop-colour jewellery by Hannah Ottolangui, The Rainbow Cake Co selling delicious cakes/sweet treats, local artist Sam Harrons with Pride-inspired prints and artwork and not forgetting Maggies Pastry & Lemonade stall, offering her delicious home made treats.

The House of Daze - Cultivated by Miss Sylvia Daze, the House of Daze is a Norwich based drag house dedicated to spreading the word of love, unapologetic expression, inclusivity, fun and slaying the stage. Through performance, costumes, make up and a whole lot of glitter these five ladies delve into their most fabulous fantasies and bring them to life on stage for all to witness. So grad a beverage, grab your girls, sit back and watch the spectacle unfold! 

FREE ENTRY

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No Fear Gardening: Fancy Fushias
Aug
8
7:00 PM19:00

No Fear Gardening: Fancy Fushias

Come along to hear from an expert Fuchsia collector!

Kristopher Harper MCIHort (owner) established the James Lye Fuchsia Collection in 2009 as a hobby to preserve, research and archive the legacy of James Lye, a Victorian fuchsia hybridiser from Market Lavington in Wiltshire. This collection was recognised by Plant Heritage as a National Plant Collection in 2012.

Due to the popular demand for young plants from the Collection and enquiries about other fuchsia cultivars, Kristopher established ‘Harper & Debbage’ to facilitate the growing and sale of fuchsias plants, which are sold via our online shop, or at shows and events we attend.

http://www.harperanddebbage.co.uk/about-us

Awards:

2017: Silver medal winner at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show for an exhibit of Fuchsia

2016: Bronze medal winner at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show for an exhibit of Fuchsia

2015: Bronze medal winner at the Royal Norfolk Show 2015 for an exhibit of Fuchsia

£2.50 each

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The House of Daze Presents: Take The Weight Off Your Mascara
Aug
10
to Aug 11

The House of Daze Presents: Take The Weight Off Your Mascara

Brought to you by The House of Daze, join us for ‘Take the Weight Off Your Mascara!’ Fresh from London the creative House are ready to turn-it-out and provide the fine city of Norwich a gay ol’ time! 

Hosted by the fabulous Sylvia Daze and performances from The House of Daze throughout the night expect sickening looks, mystery prizes, fabulousness all round, high drag, glitter and tunes from all the legends. From Beyonce to Shirley Bassey, from Prince to Whitney it’s rest assured that The House of Daze will have you on your feet! 

Come on Take the Weight Off Your Mascara babe, you deserve it!

From 9pm til' late

£5 entry

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The Hard Edges of Metal, with support by Charlotte Keeffe
Jul
16
8:00 PM20:00

The Hard Edges of Metal, with support by Charlotte Keeffe

This is part of a short tour launching a new all-brass improvising trio - The Hard Edges of Metal. Support comes in the form of solo trumpet improvised sets by London-based trumpeter Charlotte Keeffe.

From rasping dissonance through mysterious melancholy to sweet sonority, the Hard Edges of Metal bring decades of improvising experience to this intriguing trio. Band members have performed with Keith Tippett, Louis Moholo, John Stevens, Paul Rutherford, Paul Jolly, Annie Whitehead, Sylvia Hallett and Clive Bell to name but a few. 

Part of a loose collective of Norfolk-based musicians performing together in many ensembles Chris Dowding (trumpet), Dave Amis (trombone) and Ben Higham (tuba) celebrate texture and emotion with spontaneity and creativity. (The Birdcage, 8pm, £5)

£5

www.norwichtriplebill.org.uk

www.thebrassmonkeys.eu

www.monkinc.co.uk

www.arthurjazz.co.uk

www.somethingsgrowinthesea.uk

 

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BAM BOO!
Jul
13
7:30 PM19:30

BAM BOO!

// BAM BOO //

 

Join the BAM BOO DJs in the bar as they kick start the weekend in style, playing the very best nu-disco/Balearic afro and sunset soul.

 

Every first Friday of the month. Free entry

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Papier-Mache Workshop
Jul
9
6:00 PM18:00

Papier-Mache Workshop

Let's get creative!

A brand new creative workshop here in our ballroom, specifically focusing on all things papier-mache! All the materials you'll need will be provided so grab yourselves a drink, get comfy and put those arty fingers to work!

£4 on the door

 

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Norwich Lanes Garden Party
Jul
7
to Jul 8

Norwich Lanes Garden Party

The Norwich Lanes Garden Party is a fully licensed 2 day summer celebration in the heart of the Lanes on St Gregory’s Green. 

Pull up a blanket and make yourselves comfortable for a heady mix of great live music, DJs and much much more besides. Grab your drinks from the Birdcage and food from the local eateries and simply kick back, relax and enjoy.

This event has kindly been sponsored by the lovely people at Bullards Gin. Their gin is made in the heart of the Norwich Lanes, is absolutely delicious and available from the bar all weekend to enjoy.

Join the Facebook group

 

SATURDAY LINE UP

12-2PM: VOLTA (LIVE LIT & POETRY) with:

Anna Cathenka

Cai Draper

Andrew Hook

Nick Jackson

Gboyega Odubanjo

Flo Reynolds

Alex Russell

Russell J Turner

Julia Webb

Patrick Widdess

Olly Watson

 

2-4PM: OPEN MIC SESSIONS with:

Amy Rose

Niamh

Alex Asher

My Dream Pagoda

Billy I need a holiday jazz duo

Mutant Vinyl

 

4-6PM: ACCESS CREATIVE PRESENTS: SKYNT with:

Baden (4:00)

Nancy Dunnell (4:25)

The Outset (4:50)

Finn Doherty (5:30)

 

6-8PM: OUR HOUSE & FLINT DJ’S & THE HOUSE OF DAZE

SUNDAY LINE UP

11.30AM: Lanes DJ

 

12.30PM:  'Dlore' live band supported by FRANKS BAR

 

1.30PM: 'Those Deadbeat Cats' live band supported by GROSVENOR

 

2.30PM:  '4D Jones' live band supported by MOORISH

 

3.30PM: 'Chrome' DJ set supported byDOGFISH/SEVENWOLVES/CATFISH

 

4.30PM: 'Gladboy' band supported by NORWICH NOW

 

5.30PM: 'Soul Stew' DJ set supported by PHILIP BROWNE

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OPEN MIC
Jul
4
7:30 PM19:30

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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Berrys & Grey Wreath Making Workshop
Jul
1
1:30 PM13:30

Berrys & Grey Wreath Making Workshop

Berrys & Grey will be hosting a series of their wonderful creative workshops here in our ballroom.

This session commences at 10AM at the Berrys & Grey store, where you'll meet and greet. You'll then take a 5 minute walk to the studio where the workshop will take place.

Once at the studio the B&G team will teach you all you need to know about Autentico Paint and answer any questions you may have.  We will take you through a step-by-step process of how to make a basic wreath. Any additional flowers you may wish to add will be charged at the end of the session.

The session finishes at 1.00pm

The total cost is £59.99 per head, including materials.

At the end of the session you will be gifted a 10% discount voucher for Autentico products.

BUY YOUR TICKET HERE.

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Berrys & Grey Chalk Paint Workshop- Disco Ain't Dead
Jul
1
10:00 AM10:00

Berrys & Grey Chalk Paint Workshop- Disco Ain't Dead

Berrys & Grey will be hosting a series of their wonderful creative workshops here in our ballroom.

This session commences at 1:30PM at the Berrys & Grey store, where you'll meet and greet. You'll then take a 5 minute walk to the studio where the workshop will take place.

Once at the studio the B&G team will teach you all you need to know about Autentico Paint and answer any questions you may have.

Once at the studio our team will teach you all you need to know about Autentico Paint and answer any questions you may have.We then show you how best to use the paint as well as teach you a variety of techniques including Stenciling, Decoupage, Leaf Gilding, Spray Painting and Wax techniques. You will then get to customize your own disco ball using which ever techniques you prefer.

The session finishes at 4:30pm

The total cost is £49.99 per head, including materials.

At the end of the session you will be gifted a 10% discount voucher for Autentico products.

BUY YOUR TICKET HERE.

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Row G Dance at The Birdcage
Jun
22
to Jun 23

Row G Dance at The Birdcage


Our friends Row G are here and it's set to be a big night. We anticipate many magical moments and look forward to getting you all dancing. 

Nebula sound system occupies the perimeter of the dance floor, ensuring crisp, punchy vibrations fill the air and allows direct access straight to your heart and soul.

See you on the dance floor with your hands in the air, the look of love in your eyes and XXL feelings following right through your body.

All the heads are out, everyone is feeling good. Pres are kicking up, heading there for ten. Everyone's up for it tonight.

Rules and Reminders:
- 8PM-3AM
- £5 on the door. First come first serve (please arrive early to avoid disappointment. All the heads will be out.)
- No phones on the dance floor
- Have fun and let yourself go

We'll be opening the doors extra early for this one, so that those who want to can enjoy a chin wag and a drink in the beautiful back garden just behind the dance floor until 10 (when it closes)
 

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Berrys & Grey Chalk Paint Workshop (Advanced)
Jun
17
1:30 PM13:30

Berrys & Grey Chalk Paint Workshop (Advanced)

Berrys & Grey will be hosting a series of their wonderful creative workshops here in our ballroom.

This session commences at 1:30pm at the Berrys & Grey store, where you'll meet and greet. You'll then take a 5 minute walk to the studio where the workshop will take place.

Once at the studio the B&G team will teach you all you need to know about Autentico Paint and answer any questions you may have. You'll then be shown how best to use the paint as well as taught a variety of advanced techniques including Image Transferring, Decoupage (2 techniques), Leaf Gilding and Wax techniques.

The session finishes at 1.00pm

The total cost is £49.99 per head, including materials.

At the end of the session you will be gifted a 10% discount voucher for Autentico products.

BUY YOUR TICKET HERE.

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Berrys & Grey Chalk Paint Workshop (Beginners)
Jun
17
10:00 AM10:00

Berrys & Grey Chalk Paint Workshop (Beginners)

Berrys & Grey will be hosting a series of their wonderful creative workshops here in our ballroom.

This session commences at 10AM at the Berrys & Grey store, where you'll meet and greet. You'll then take a 5 minute walk to the studio where the workshop will take place.

Once at the studio the B&G team will teach you all you need to know about Autentico Paint and answer any questions you may have. You're then shown how best to use the paint as well as taught a variety of techniques including Crackle Glaze, Craquelure, Stenciling, Terrapieno and Wax techniques.

The session finishes at 1.00pm

The total cost is £49.99 per head, including materials.

At the end of the session you will be gifted a 10% discount voucher for Autentico products.

BUY YOUR TICKET HERE.

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World Cup In The Ballroom
Jun
15
1:00 PM13:00

World Cup In The Ballroom

Join us in the ballroom as we transform the space into a pop-up cinema showcasing a selection of the World Cup. 

We kick-start the season with three matches, starting at 1pm with Egypt V Uruguay.

The ballroom bar will be open, serving cold bottled beers, ciders, spirits and wines.

LET'S GO!!

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World Cup In The Ballroom
Jun
14
4:00 PM16:00

World Cup In The Ballroom

Join us in the ballroom as we transform the space into a pop-up cinema showcasing a selection of the World Cup games. 

We kick-start the season with the first match against Russia and Saudi Arabia, (kick off at 4pm).

The ballroom bar will also be open, serving cold bottled beers, ciders, spirits and wines to keep you refreshed.

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Papier-Mache Workshop
Jun
11
6:00 PM18:00

Papier-Mache Workshop

Let's get creative!

A brand new creative workshop here in our ballroom, specifically focusing on all things papier-mache! All the materials you'll need will be provided so grab yourselves a drink, get comfy and put those arty fingers to work!

£4 on the door

 

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The House of Daze Presents: NIGHT OF A THOUSAND DIVAS
Jun
8
to Jun 9

The House of Daze Presents: NIGHT OF A THOUSAND DIVAS

The House of Daze scandalously invites you to our Night of a Thousand Divas! 
There will be glitz, there will be glamour, and sensational drama, darling!
So bring your diamonds, gowns and fur,
but most importantly... your attitude!!!

Tickets £5 OTD
Doors @ 8:00
Show @ 9:00

Featuring performances from:
• Sylvia Daze
• Bishy Barnabee
• Devil Child
• Liv
and special guests... 

...chased down with a kiki to songs from the greatest divas of our time!!

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OPEN MIC
Jun
6
7:30 PM19:30

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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VAGABOND ART SHOW
Jun
4
2:00 PM14:00

VAGABOND ART SHOW

The Vagabond Charity Art Show is an exhibition that showcases amazing pieces of art by female and LGBTQ identifying artist, from paintings to performance, poetry and drag, there will be something for everybody. It will be a space to celebrate the work of often marginalised creatives and champion the need for diversity in the art world. In the spirit of giving under-represented causes a platform, all the proceeds from the event will go to Tender, a charity dedicated to ending abusive relationships through educational workshops involving theatre and other arts. The exhibition will showcase stunning work by students and Norwich based artist while acting as a platform for worthwhile causes. We would love to see you there!

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**The Menu** (schedule coming soon)

Drag performances by:
THE HOUSE OF DAZE

Poetry readings:
Freya Turner
Ryan Jordon
Angus Brown

Film screenings:
Mara Frampton
Emma Wheeler

Art exhibits: (more to be announced)
Sophie Moates
Orla Cross
Ella Finch
Kasturi Kiritharan

Live music:
George Rennison

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ENTRY FEE:
(All proceedings will go to our chosen charity, so it's all for a good cause)
Student: £3.50
Regular: £5

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BAM BOO!
Jun
1
7:30 PM19:30

BAM BOO!

// BAM BOO //

 

Our brand new monthly event starts on Friday 6th with the BAM BOO DJs in the bar playing the very best nu-disco/Balearic afro and sunset soul.

 

Every first Friday of the month. Free entry

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