We are a social enterprise with a mission to create supportive environments for people to connect with each other and opportunities to find fulfilment. We believe life is better when we have meaningful connections, shared experiences and opportunities to discover, laugh and grow together.

The Shoebox Experiences

Book one of our exciting tours or experiences and help fund our community work.

The Shoebox Community Hub

Join our friendly, welcoming community where you can connect with others, share interests and enjoy a laugh in our city centre hub.

Find your people!

Our community groups are available to all of our members. We have groups covering a wide range of interests running throughout the week hosted both at the Community Hub and off-site.

Latest Projects:

Community Connectors

Our friendly team of Community Connectors have conversations with local residents in key neighbourhoods in Norwich to discover what matters to them, what they are passionate about and what they would like to do with others to help them flourish in community life.

Maths in Baking

Baking for Wellbeing at The Shoebox is thrilled to be hosting Maths in Baking sessions to help you develop your numeracy confidence and skills!

Are you looking to build your confidence in using maths? Our Maths in Baking sessions are perfect for you!

The Shoebox Community

Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth has joined The Shoebox Community! We’re delighted to be working in partnership with some excellent local community organisations in Great Yarmouth to host a range of events including coffee mornings, history walks, arts and crafts and more!

Hire @ the Hub

The Shoebox offers a bright, inspiring meeting room, a versatile event space and a warm, welcoming co-working space available for hire in the heart of Norwich city centre.

Latest news from The Shoebox

What happens to the Shoebox now?

What happens to the Shoebox now?

We raised a whopping £52,000 from our crowdfunder to help us try to buy and refurbish our Castle Meadow premises.

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