Are you looking for a relaxing place to enjoy a good cuppa?

Want to connect with new people and try new activities?

The Shoebox Community Hub is here for you. 

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

Free trial visit and venue tour available. 

Membership benefits

Community Groups

Including social and peer support

Connect

Meet like-minded people

Community lounge

Space to relax and unwind

Activities

Shared interest groups and activities

Community Library

Borrow and swap books

Free Wi-Fi

Devices also available to borrow

Dog friendly

Well behaved dogs are welcome

Refreshments

Self serve, honesty box

Travel links

Close to bus stops and train station

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Member driven

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Location

The Shoebox
21 – 23 Castle Meadow
Norwich
NR1 3DH

Opening times

Monday – Friday
10am – 5pm

Community lounge available for use during morning, afternoon or full day slots. Slots can be reserved in advance.

Flexible membership

£10
per month

We have two flexible membership packages:

Shoebox Membership – £10 per month / £110 per year (includes one free month)

2 visits to The Shoebox each week

One visit = attending one community group or spending a half-day in the Community Lounge.

Shoebox Membership – £20 per month / £220 per year (includes one free month)

4 visits to The Shoebox each week

One visit = attending one community group or spending a half-day in the Community Lounge.

Free or discounted memberships are available for those in need. Get in touch to find out more.

Community lounge

Drop in or reserve your slot in advance (limited spaces available)

Morning slot 10am – 1.30pm
Afternoon slot 1.30pm – 5pm
Full day slot 10am – 5pm

Self serve refreshments
Help yourself to a great selection of teas and freshly brewed coffee from our refreshment counter. You may even find a homemade cake or two baked by our lovely volunteers. Just pop a donation in our honesty box/pig.

Our community lounge is the perfect place to:

  • Enjoy a good book and let your coffee go cold
  • Meet with friends (guest passes available) and connect with fellow members
  • Connect to our free wifi and catch up on your projects
  • Treat yourself to a slice of cake and watch the world go by

Community groups

 Our range of community groups is always growing.

From creative writing groups to friendly social groups to share a chat and a coffee with to a supportive running club, there is plenty to get involved with!

Check out what’s on here.

Do you have an idea for a new community group or activity?
We can help you turn your ideas into action and connect you with like-minded individuals to join up with.

Ready to join our community?

Hub and Office Opening Times

Mon - Fri
10am - 5pm
Sat - Sun
CLOSED

01603 850309

21-23 Castle Meadow, Norwich, Norfolk  NR1 3DH
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