OPEN was established to provide opportunities for young people in Norfolk including those who are most disadvantaged, with the longer term aim of making a positive difference to their lives.

OPEN is situated in the heart of Norwich on Bank Plain and is one of the largest function venues in the city.   OPEN is able to offer bespoke conference facilities and can cater for everything from 500 people seated or 1450 standing in the Banking Hall, a party in The Club as well as having six smaller stunning function rooms, which can accommodate from eight – 50 people.  OPEN has it’s very own Media Lab, a great place to hold IT training courses, a Climbing Wall as well as a Dance and Recording Studio all of which are available for hire for adults and children alike.

OPEN hosts an array of live music gigs, as well as secure storage through CLOSED and is the lead agency behind Norwich's SOS Bus.