Getting to Pride

The Forum and Chapelfield Gardens

Norwich Pride is held at at the Forum and Chapelfield Gardens. Stalls open in both venues at 10am. The Parade leaves City Hall at 1pm. Entertainment on the main stage in Chapelfield Gardens starts at 2pm.

Information on how to get to The Forum can be found here: www.theforumnorwich.co.uk/visit-us.


Planning your journey

Please see below for travel planning options:


Arriving by train

For information on train timetables call 0845 600 7245 or visit www.nationalrail.co.uk. It is a 20 minute walk, mostly uphill, from Norwich railway station to The Forum. A taxi rank is outside the railway building or you can take the First Bus #25 which stops on Red Lion Street opposite Debenhams from where it’s a short walk up to The Forum.

Walk to the Forum from Railway Station


Arriving by bus

To plan your bus journey, please visit www.travelineeastanglia.co.uk. From the bus station it’s roughly a 10 minute walk with an uphill slope towards The Forum. Other bus stops close by are St Stephen’s Street and Castle Meadow, as well as Red Lion Street (Debenhams) and Theatre Street.

  • First Bus run an extensive bus network in and around Norwich. Tel: 08456 020 121 or go to www.firstgroup.com/ukbus/suffolk_norfolk/
  • Konectbus for services from Watton, Dereham, Queen’s Hills, Dereham, Wymondham, Thickthorn Park and Ride, Costessey Park and Ride
  • Anglian Buses for services including A47 Great Yarmouth, Plumsteads, Haddiscoe/Loddon, Poringland, Halesworth, Harleston, Eaton, Cringleford, Drayton
  • Sanders Coaches Ltd for services between Norwich and Wells, Fakenham, Holt, Aylsham, North Walsham

Norwich Bus Station to The Forum

Castle Meadow to Millenium Plain


Park and Ride

Norwich operates a Park & Ride system, for more details please see www.norfolk.gov.uk/Travel_and_transport/Public_Transport/Park_and_Ride/index.htm

Norwich Park & Ride


Arriving by car

The Forum has a car park directly underneath the venue with 204 spaces and disabled access. The car park is open from 7am to midnight with a height restriction of 2 metres.

Close by is the Chapelfield car park with 1000 spaces and disabled access. The car park is open from 7:30am until 10pm, but can be exited anytime. After the centre closes, entry and exit to the car park is via the Chantry Road entrance (behind Theatre Royal).

Also close by is the St Giles car park on St Giles Street with 330 spaces.

For further help on parking in Norwich click here or use Parkopedia to plan your parking.


Arriving by air

Norwich has a small regional airport: http://www.norwichairport.co.uk. The closest larger international airport is London Stansted: www.stanstedairport.com