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Creative wildlife photography | An afternoon with Tom Mason (Norwich)

Posted on behalf of Wex Photo Video

Creative wildlife photography | An afternoon with Tom Mason

Wednesday 27th November, 3:00pm – 5:00pm


Join professional wildlife photographer and Nikon Europe Optics Ambassador Tom Mason for a seminar looking at creative wildlife photography. Exploring the basic principles behind making great wildlife images, Tom will talk you through his processes and techniques for working in the field.

Covering exposure, autofocus and composition as well as planning and preparing for longer term photographic projects, Tom will give you a variety of take away insights to help you on your next shoot. Working to a backdrop of his recent projects both in the UK and overseas, Tom will break down his shooting process to give you an insight into how he works when out in the field, be it at home or abroad.

The expert

Tom Mason is an internationally awarded wildlife and nature photographer from the UK, who is passionate about making creative images of the natural world. A Nikon Europe Optics Ambassador, he has worked globally from the Amazon to the Falklands, shooting numerous assignments and has been featured in a variety of top publications. A regular speaker and tutor of photography, Tom has a wealth of experience teaching and encouraging others to develop their work, aiming to help everyone come away with images they are truly proud of. Tom has a specific passion for environmental portraits and is always looking for new ways for a different angle on familiar subjects and is especially fond of the fauna and flora we have right here in the UK. Tom also runs a YouTube channel where he gives behind the scenes insights into his trips and work in the field as well as tips and advice for other shooters!

You can find more of his work over on Twitter and Instagram @TomMasonPhoto or on his website

27 Nov 2019 at 3:00pm
until 27 Nov 2019 at 5:00pm
Wex Photo Video Norwich
Drayton High Road

Trents Table “Home Smoked“

Posted on behalf of Bradley Trent
Home Smoked
23 Nov 2019 at 7:00pm
until 23 Nov 2019 at 11:00pm
The Workshop
53 Earlham Road

Birdcage NEW Comedy - November - feat. Alexander Oliver!

Posted on behalf of Kieran Devlin
NEW Comedy returns to the Birdcage, featuring an extended set from the hilarious Alexander Oliver!
04 Nov 2019 at 8:00pm
until 04 Nov 2019 at 10:00pm
Birdcage at Norwich
23 Pottergate

Indie Hackers Norwich meetup

I've just joined the Indie Hackers community on and wanted to see if anyone else in Norwich is on it. Just some casual drinks to chat about ideas and projects.

26 Nov 2019 at 7:30pm
until 26 Nov 2019 at 9:30pm
Platform Twelve
12 Saint Benedicts Street

Heritage Hour: Needham - Highlights from the History of a Waveney Valley Village with Stephen Poulter

Posted on behalf of Norfolk Heritage Centre

Join local historian, Stephen Poulter, co-ordinator of the Needham and Brockdish Community History Project, as he reveals some of the fascinating stories uncovered by volunteers during their research into Needham, a small but ancient settlement that dates back to Roman times.

Heritage Hours are free and take place in the Vernon Castle Room, Norfolk Heritage Centre. Booking is not required. In the event that more than 45 people arrive for the same talk, we operate first come, first served entry. 

 01603 774740 /

19 Nov 2019 at 1:00pm
until 19 Nov 2019 at 2:00pm
Norfolk Heritage Centre
Norwich and Norfolk Millennium Library

Climate Crisis - a megagame

Posted on behalf of Crisis Games

Can you help solve the Climate Crisis? In this game players take part as teams representing nations, global corporations and the United Nations. The aim of the game is to bring predicted climate change to 2 degrees or lowerl. Nations must also consider their economy and the geo-political situation, while corporations must bear in mind the concerns of their shareholders.

If you enjoy Risk or other strategic boardgames, or you want to practice your negotiation skills, or you just want to be president or prime minister for a day (well, an afternoon) then come along and play.

The game has a serious intent as well. By playing you will gain insight into the difficulties of climate change negotiations and policy-making.


What is a megagame?

Megagames are exciting, social game events in which the participants are organised into teams. Simple game mechanics encourage player interaction and the game runs to a strict timetable.

Do I need to study any rules or background before the game?

The game mechanics are very simple to pick up on the day of the game and any background material is also brief and can be easily absorbed on the day, so there are no requirements to do any reading or research before the game. In addition, there will be a tutorial about the major mechanics of the game before the game begine. Having said that, we are happy to send any game material out to players before the game if they request it.  

Is there an age limit to enter the event?

In general, the minumum age limit is 18 years of age. However, the game does not contain themes or images that would be unsuitable for young adults. For players younger than 18 we have to be satisfied that they will be accompanied by a parent or responsible adult throughout the day. If you are reserving tickets for someone who is below 18 please contact us so that we can confirm with you that they will accompanied by a guardian throughout the event.

What restrictions on accessibilty does the venue have?

The venue is fully accessible for wheelchair users. Please contact us if you have accessibility requirements.

Is food availble at the venue?

Food is NOT available at the venue.

Can I bring alcohol to the event?

NO. Any guests consuming alcohol at the event will be asked to leave.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?


09 Nov 2019 at 1:00pm
until 09 Nov 2019 at 4:00pm
Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library

Norwich Film Festival: Withnail and I (15)

Posted on behalf of Norwich Film Festival
Synopsis: Bruce Robinson's celebrated cult comedy starring Richard E. Grant and Paul McGann. It's the end of the 1960s and two out-of-work actors, Withnail (Grant) and 'I' (McGann), subsist on a diet of booze, drugs and fags in their revolting Camden flat. In order to escape the depressing nexus of visits from their dealer and the months of untouched washing-up, they escape to the country, with the intention of getting some R and R at a cottage owned by Withnail's uncle Monty (Richard Griffiths). However, things do not exactly go as planned, Withnail being particularly unsuited to the quiet social mores of countrypeople. The pair's friendship starts to become sorely tested amid the vicissitudes of their 'holiday'. More ominously, uncle Monty appears in person seemingly with something of an eye for 'I'.

This screening will be a ‘pay what you can afford’ event, meaning that the tickets are absolutely free to book. At the venue we will have a donations bucket and if you can afford to pay anything up to the price of a ticket we will gratefully accept it, however, if you can’t afford anything at this time, you are still more than welcome to join us for the film.

Cast: Richard E. Grant, Richard Griffiths, Paul McGann

Genre: Comedy

Rating: 15

Tickets: Free (online booking required)

Please note this film will start at exactly 7:30pm
06 Nov 2019 at 7:30pm
until 06 Nov 2019 at 9:30pm
The Forum
From Shorts to Features Panel - A Discussion on Directing
Millennium Plain

Who is controlling the shutter? Privacy and photography

Posted on behalf of Holly Hancock

Today we are all photographers.  The advent of smartphones means that everyone has access to a camera, and photography is an essential part of everyday life.  Snapping a photograph is second nature, but should we be giving more thought as to what happens to that image?  In England, we are in both a privileged and challenging position, where an individual who is photographed has very limited rights over that image.  This means that a huge amount of power over what happens to the image rests with the photographer.  Add to the equation privacy considerations, and we are faced with a complicated minefield, which can be difficult for photographers to negotiate.  This interactive discussion will explore the legal, moral and ethical dilemmas of photography.  It is suitable for all types of photographer - come and listen - you are welcome to join in the lively debate and share your ideas!  Refreshments will be provided.




What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Parking is available on UEA campus in the Main Car Park.  Earlham Hall in situated in Earlham Park.  On leaving the Car Park walk towards the Sportspark, cross over the road, and walk past the Enterprise Centre.  Turn left down the path towards Earlham Hall and the building will be in front of you.  The event is taking place in Room 0.12 (the Library) which will be signposted from the entrance.


How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please contact Holly with any queries on


06 Nov 2019 at 7:00pm
until 06 Nov 2019 at 9:00pm
UEA Law School

IT Support Sessions - Tuesdays 2.15-3.15pm

Posted on behalf of Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library

Our Friendly IT support volunteers can support you to access services online, fill in forms and find information.

Booking is essential as spaces are limited. Please speak to a member of staff in branch or call 01603 774774 to book.

22 Oct 2019 at 2:15pm
until 22 Oct 2019 at 3:15pm
1st Floor, Norfolk & Norwich Millennium Library
The Forum, Millennium Plain

Games Afternoon

Posted on behalf of Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library

FREE social event, everybody welcome.

Drop-in to the library, meet new people and play a range of board games including:
Chess, Draughts, Scrabble, Go, Monopoly, Risk, Cribbage, Cluedo & card games.

Every Tuesday 2.15-4.15pm on the first floor.

For more information contact 01603 774774 or

22 Oct 2019 at 2:15pm
until 22 Oct 2019 at 4:15pm
Norfolk & Norwich Millennium Library
Millennium Plain