Norwich University of the Arts was founded in 1845. It is a higher education specialist art and design college based on a single site in the center of Norwich, Norfolk. The School offers a range of foundation degrees, besides bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees. The academic programs to:Animation, Architecture, Communication Design, Curation, Fashion, Film & Moving Image Production, Fine Art, Games Art & Design, Graphic Design, Illustration, Moving Image and Sound, Photography, Textile Design.
Fast Fact:The nickname Canaries was adopted because of Norwich's trade in breeding and exporting pet birds, the club's colours were chosen as a result. Fast Fact :Safety concerns forced Norwich to leave their orginal home ground, The Nest, which was situated in a disused quarry in 1935.
The real beauty of golf at Barnham Broom is the contrasting character of the two courses and the challenges they offer. Take the Valley Course, beautifully designed by Frank Pennink, one of Europe's most respected golf course architects, with abundant water features, blending into the delightful natural landscape. Then there's the Hill Course, another of Frank's designs, although, this time, modified by Donald Steel. As its name suggests, golfers can enjoy fine views over the surrounding countryside, while rising to the challenge posed by constant breezes and carefully placed bunkers guarding the greens.
For golf in Norfolk the discerning golfer need look no further that The Royal Norwich Golf Club conveniently situated on the outskirts of Norwich. The first 9 holes covering some 2,920 yards were opened on St Andrew's Day, 30th November. The official opening of the Club took place on 1st February 1894, by which date 18 holes measuring 4,925 yards were in play. In March 1894 a 9 hole shortened course of 2,425 yards was established specifically for play by ladies. With some subsequent purchases of additional land, the Club continues to occupy the original site at Hellesdon selected by the founding fathers. The superb undulating Course set in mature parkland provides a challenging game of golf to professionals and amateurs alike.
Eaton Golf Club was founded in 1910 and is one of the oldest established golf clubs in Norfolk. The course, designed in part by the four times Open champion JH Taylor, offers a challenging 18-hole test to golfers of all standards. Despite being situated only a mile or so from the tourist attractions and shops in the centre of the city of Norwich, it is quiet, pretty and mature with greens that have been described by professional agronomists as the best in the region. Renowned throughout Norfolk, Eaton is often described as a "veritable golfing oasis within the city"
Situated on the western outskirts of Norwich, Costessey Park Golf Club occupies some 100 acres of picturesque parkland that was once the site of Costessey Hall. The ruined remains of the belfry tower stand over the 18th fairway, providing an ivy covered testament to the former glory of a once substantial hall. The golf course lies in the gently contoured Tud river valley, providing players with a number of holes that bring the river and man-made lakes into play. Once you have successfully sunk your last putt you can retire to our newly refurbished clubhouse bar and member's lounge, where you can relax with a drink, or choose a meal from our extensive bar and a la carte menus.
At Glen Lodge and Bawburgh Golf Club we pride ourselves in the warm welcome and hospitality you will receive during your visit. Situated on the outskirts of Norwich, the easily accessible club is an ideal venue for all your social and golfing requirements. Set in over 120 acres of rolling Norfolk countryside, Glen Lodge, now home to the Bawburgh Golf Club offers the ideal venue for both social and golfing events. The always interesting and often demanding golf course was established in the early seventies, whilst the Scandinavian style Glen Lodge overlooking the eighteenth green was added in the mid nineties.