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  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information




St James,

Norwich Puppet Theatre

Norwich Puppet Theatre


Every year the theatre hosts a range of visiting companies and showcases the best in national and international puppetry and object-based theatre. Moreover, it is the home of its own professional company who perform at the theatre and also tour.

Plan your visit to the Norwich Puppet Theatre to coincide with one of these performances. Alternatively, if coming to see a performance, have a look below at the other exciting things that you could participate in at Norwich Puppet Theatre to provide a whole day's entertainment.

During term time, Norwich Puppet Theatre has performances most weekends, usually on Saturday afternoons. During school holidays we have a full programme of performances, suitable for children of varying ages. Each individual production however us recommended for a certain age group. This information can be found in the programme or on the Norwich Puppet Theatre website.

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWelcome HostAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencing

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowedFacilities for hearing impaired

Opening details

Open all year

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Map reference: TG 234093  Lat: 52.63546 Long: 1.30094

By Road:
Located at St Crispin's roundabout on the inner city ring road. We have a small car park so it is first come first served, disabled are recommended to arrive early to ensure a place. Otherwise pay & display at close by Saviours car park. Very close to Magdalen Street which is served by lots of buses including park & ride.

By Public Transport:
From Norwich station it is 20 minutes' walk to Norwich Puppet Theatre.

Parking: free

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Norwich station


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas


  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system


  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 1
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair


  • We sell coffees and teas, but no food - hence the "no" responses re food Q's.

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