City of Literature Weekend


Writers’ Centre Norwich at Dragon Hall opened its doors in May 2016 for the City of Literature Weekend as part of Norfolk & Norwich Festival.

The weekend invited audiences to join some of the most original thinkers, activists and writers of our time, and explore ideas ranging from the cutting edge of neuroscience to unimaginable stories of human perseverance. The series of events promised to leave audiences with a deeper understanding of pressing political, economic and social questions and an idea of how change might be possible.

Throughout the weekend a live drawing performance, capturing key ideas, took place in the Great Hall. On the Saturday, this was performed by Dr. Ian Williams, whose weekly cartoon in The Guardian, Sick Notes, captures the trials and tribulations of working in the NHS.

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