Hidden History of Norwich Tours has now reopened! We’re now taking bookings for our Castle Meadow ‘hidden street’ tour
Help our community cafe KindaKafe to reopen
In July we launched a crowdfunder campaign to help raise funds to help KindaKafe reopen so it can continue its important work of building communities and reducing loneliness and social isolation in Norwich.
Thank to everyone who donated to our campaign, we raised approximately £3,000 including gift aid and are now looking at how best to use the funds to help us reopen.
KindaKafe is part of the Missing Kind charitable network and is a much loved community cafe in the heart of Norwich, which celebrated its 4th birthday in July.
We host a range of community groups, peer support groups and activities throughout the year, often run by dedicated volunteers who share their skills, interests and experiences for the benefit of others.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic KindaKafe was forced to close its doors in March. Our revenue streams stopped overnight generating a significant loss in income. The Government announced that cafes could reopen from 4 July but we can’t without making substantial changes to the layout of our community cafe and kitchen to ensure we can operate safely in accordance with the Government’s Covid-secure guidance.
Although our crowdfunder campaign has now ended you can still donate to our campaign via Virgin Money Giving.
KindaKafe's mission is all about reducing loneliness and social isolation in Norwich and that's why we're proud partners of the #NorwichTogether Alliance and Better Together Norfolk service. On Saturday 8 August we featured in a #NorwichTogether Alliance supplement in...
Pay it forward
Anyone in need can come into our cafe during the day for a hot drink, these are donated by our lovely customers via our ‘Pay It Forward’ scheme. If you’d like to make a donation to our Pay It Forward scheme, come to visit us at the cafe or call us on 01603 850309.
Last year saw…
Hours of free or subsidised meeting room hire given to community groups and social causes.
People attended community groups and events.
Free hot drinks given to those in need
Volunteers and work experience placements supported to gain confidence and work skills.
New community groups & activities launched to help combat loneliness & social isolation
Daniel Tink Photography
Daniel Tink Photography
Discover a part of Norwich that is seldom seen…
A fascinating tour of the historic basement and undercroft lying beneath the KindaKafe.
Come join our tour, led by a local storyteller and historian. Journey with us down two flights of stairs to explore the layers of architecture dating from the 15thcentury.
Hidden below Castle Meadow, between the market and the Norman Keep, you can discover the past of our Fine City, with its trades, houses and people. Ponder the myths of eerie prison cells, hidden streets and curious tunnels. Come help us unlock the many mysteries of this space…