What's on

Every month across the Diocese hundreds of events are organised by local churches.  The Diocese also runs training and courses to serve and support a whole variety of people in different roles.

View everything below, or visit specific pages (to the left) such as training & learning opportunities to narrow the results.

Open Faith: The Trinity

Mon 11 Nov 2019
 

A six session course untangling the central Christian belief that God is three-in-one.

Taking Weddings Seriously: led by Rev Dr Sandra Millar, Head of Projects and Development, Archbishops Council

Tue 12 Nov 2019
Norwich

In 2008 the Marriage Measure opened-up the possibility of a church wedding to thousands more couples. Building on ground-breaking research, in the last decade churches have discovered more about welcome, warmth and follow-up at every step of the wedding journey with couples. But culture continues to change - and a new generation are making choices about weddings and marriage.

Children, Youth & Families Forum Day

Wed 13 Nov 2019
New Catton, Norwich

Come and join the conversation! Our theme for this year's Forum Day is how the church can respond to the needs of families and support them physically, emotionally and spiritually.

Life Events Diary Taster

Wed 13 Nov 2019
 

The Life Events Diary is free custom-built online software from the Church of England Life Events Team which streamlines administration for baptisms, weddings, banns and funerals. This day will take you step-by-step through the website showing how it works and all of its functionality.

Christmas Fayre

Wed 13 Nov 2019
Upper Sheringham

Come to Sheringham for a seaside Christmas Fayre!

'Progressive Change in Alternative Provision' Conference

Thu 14 Nov 2019
Norwich

Passionate about education and young people? Come along to our conference. It will include inspirational talks by qualified and experienced professionals, networking and short workshops.

Global Leadership Summit

Thu 14 Nov 2019 - Fri 15 Nov 2019
Norwich

The Global Leadership Summit is a videocast event hosted by Lighthouse Church and Norwich Youth for Christ on November 14 and 15. Speakers include Bear Grylls, Krish Kandiah, Craig Groeschel, Patrick Lencioni and many more.

Encounter Youth Event

Sat 16 Nov 2019
 

Encounter is a youth worship event for young people from across South Norfolk & North Suffolk of high school age upwards, hosted by Integrate Youth for Christ.

Doing Advent - a day for preachers and worship leaders

Sat 16 Nov 2019
Norwich

Workshops, worship and learning, bringing fresh perspective on the Advent Season.

Rock and Pop Auction and Record Fair

Sat 16 Nov 2019
Brundall, Norwich

The Yare Valley Churches promise a fun event with the opportunity to buy Vinyls of LPs and singles, CDs, books, Concert Programmes and T-Shirts plus also a signed Autobiography from Pete Townshend.

Prom Praise with All Souls Orchestra

Sat 16 Nov 2019
Norwich

A fabulous concert from All Souls Orchestra and their programme 'Prom Praise' at Holy Trinity Church in Norwich.

Christmas Craft Fair

Sat 16 Nov 2019
Norwich

Crafts from a wide variety of skilled Norfolk artisans. Come and get unique and beautiful Christmas gifts, supporting local tradespeople and local church.

Workshop by Hexachordia

Sat 16 Nov 2019
Blofield, Norwich

"Is that a Crumhorn?" An introduction to early musical instruments. Get up close; see and hear them.

Seasonal concert with Norwich Community Choir

Sun 17 Nov 2019
Earlham

A relaxing afternoon concert with Norwich Community Choir. We will sing a mixture of uplifting songs from our varied repertoire and we might just sneak a few seasonal ones in too.

Concert by Hexachordia

Sun 17 Nov 2019
Blofield, Norwich

'Puddings & Pies'a concert with a rich menu of music and song washed down with poetry and verse; three players, 12 instruments

Open Faith: The Trinity

Mon 18 Nov 2019
 

A six session course untangling the central Christian belief that God is three-in-one.

Annual Conference for Chaplains and those in pastoral support roles

Mon 18 Nov 2019
Norwich

For all Chaplains and those working in pastoral support, this conference aims to deepen understanding and provide tools to approach trauma.

Welcome Service for the Bishop of Norwich - Great Yarmouth

Mon 18 Nov 2019
Great Yarmouth

This is the second of five special services that will take place this November across the Diocese to welcome the new Bishop of Norwich, the Rt Revd Graham Usher.

Thriving Women Clergy

Wed 20 Nov 2019
Brooke

A workshop day focusing on how women clergy can inhabit their roles with more authority, confidence and integrity.

Questioning Faith

Wed 20 Nov 2019
Norwich

Quickfire lunch-break conversations which ask questions of the Christian faith. This group is perfect for those who are exploring Christianity but have some reservations.

C2 Leadership Module for Readers

Thu 21 Nov 2019
 

Required for anyone who has safeguarding leadership responsibilities or responsibility for leading activities involving children, young people and/or vulnerable adults.

A Celebration of The Tree of Life

Fri 22 Nov 2019 - Sun 24 Nov 2019
Dickleburgh, Diss

A celebration of the Tree of Life. 50 decorated trees or tree-related artefacts. Children's activities, and light refreshments available in church on all three days.

Coffee Concerts - refreshments before and after

Fri 22 Nov 2019
Lowestoft

Free Coffee Concerts are held monthly on the fourth Friday with refreshments served before and afterwards. A wide variety of talented performers are ensuring an increasing audience.

C1 Foundation Module for Clergy with PTO

Fri 22 Nov 2019
 

Required for anyone who has safeguarding responsibilities or has contact in their church role with children, young people and/or vulnerable adults.

Alpha Youth

Fri 22 Nov 2019
 

Alpha Youth is a chance for young people to engage in discussions about life, faith and meaning. It's free and good food will be provided. There will be time to relax and have fun as well as talk about the serious and not so serious things of life.

The Wisteria Church Christmas Stalls

Sat 23 Nov 2019
Norwich

Come and pick up a bargain at our Christmas stalls, and find that perfect Christmas gift!

Song recital

Sat 23 Nov 2019
Norwich

Ian Butterworth (Bass) and Jonathan Stamp (Piano) will be giving an informal song recital in the South Transept, Norwich Cathedral.

Rural Christmas Market

Sat 23 Nov 2019
Carleton Forehoe

Christmas Market in aid of local charities in wonderful rural barn setting.

NCCL: Painting the Bible in the Dutch Golden Age

Sat 23 Nov 2019
Norwich

Dr Chris Joby explores how artists of the Dutch Golden Age brought the stories of the Old and New Testaments alive in their work.

Food Producers Market

Sat 23 Nov 2019
Alburgh

A showcase of the wonderful variety of local produce available in South Norfolk. Come and see for yourself the array of healthy, fresh food.

Prayer evening

Sat 23 Nov 2019
Norwich

Join other Christians to support the police and the battle against the flood of drugs entering the county and damaging our communities by praying for them and hearing how you can change the situation.

Christmas Stalls Fayre at St Giles Church, Norwich

Sat 23 Nov 2019
Norwich

The St Giles Church in Norwich is holding its annual Christmas Stalls Fayre!

Sung Festival Masses with the St Giles Singers

Sun 24 Nov 2019
Norwich

The St Giles Singers will provide beautiful music at various Festival Masses during 2019.

Welcome Service for the Bishop of Norwich - Cromer

Sun 24 Nov 2019
Cromer

This is the third of five special services that will take place this November across the Diocese to welcome the new Bishop of Norwich, the Rt Revd Graham Usher.

Welcome Service for Bishop of Norwich - Thetford

Mon 25 Nov 2019
Thetford

This is the fourth of five special services that will take place this November across the Diocese to welcome the new Bishop of Norwich, the Rt Revd Graham Usher.

Last Wednesday group (retired Clergy and Associates)

Wed 27 Nov 2019
 

The Last Wednesday group is for Retired Clergy, wives and associates.

Welcome Service for the Bishop of Norwich - King's Lynn

Wed 27 Nov 2019
King's Lynn

This is the fifth of five special services that will take place this November across the Diocese to welcome the new Bishop of Norwich, the Rt Revd Graham Usher.

Legacy workshop

Wed 27 Nov 2019
Norwich

A fantastic, light-hearted opportunity to learn how to encourage legacies in your parish. Legacies are often a catalyst for great mission opportunities.

Questioning Faith

Wed 27 Nov 2019
Norwich

Quickfire lunch-break conversations which ask questions of the Christian faith. This group is perfect for those who are exploring Christianity but have some reservations.

C1 Foundation Module for Clergy with PTO

Thu 28 Nov 2019
 

Required for anyone who has safeguarding responsibilities or has contact in their church role with children, young people and/or vulnerable adults.

Deepdale Christmas Market 2019

Fri 29 Nov 2019
Burnham Deepdale, King's Lynn

The Deepdale Christmas Market is the biggest fundraiser of the year for St Mary's Church in Burnham Deepdale. We host some of the stalls from the event, and offer hot drinks & cakes in the church.

Godly Play Half Day Retreat for Adults

Fri 29 Nov 2019
 

We are offering three half day retreats for adults using Godly play stories, The Good Shepherd, The Good Shepherd and Holy Communion, and The Holy Family. Why not come and see what Godly Play offers?

Christmas Tree Festival

Fri 29 Nov 2019 - Sun 1 Dec 2019
Between Holt and Aylsham

Hot and cold seasonal refreshments, stalls, including books, commemorative mugs and tea towels, gifts, preserves. With a visit from a special someone on Saturday!

Deepdale Christmas Market 2019

Sat 30 Nov 2019
Burnham Deepdale, King's Lynn

The Deepdale Christmas Market is the biggest fundraiser of the year for St Mary's Church in Burnham Deepdale. We host some of the stalls from the event, and offer hot drinks & cakes in the church.

Gorleston Christmas Fayre

Sat 30 Nov 2019
Gorleston-On-Sea, Great Yarmouth

Come along to our popular and fun Christmas Fayre and Crafts Stalls. There will be something for Everyone!

Christmas Market & Cafe

Sat 30 Nov 2019
Mendham

Annual Christmas market in the Church. A great Opportunity for some Christmas shopping!

NCCL: Wellbeing

Sat 30 Nov 2019
Norwich

In these sessions we will investigate ways of improving wellbeing, using the facilities of the Cathedral, and techniques that you can carry with you wherever you go.

C1 Leadership Module

Sat 30 Nov 2019
 

Required for anyone who has safeguarding leadership responsibilities or responsibility for leading activities involving children, young people and/or vulnerable adults.

Christmas Craft Fayre

Sat 30 Nov 2019
Whissonsett

A wonderful display of varied crafts - find that elusive early Christmas present, meet with friends and enjoy light refreshments and a catch up.

Grand Music Quiz

Sat 30 Nov 2019
Blofield/Blofield Heath

A great evening with various music-related rounds - live intros, album covers, TV themes, dingbats plus supper.

Advent Party

Sat 30 Nov 2019
Snettisham, Kings Lynn

Celebrate the start of Advent with welcoming drinks, Christmas stalls and delightful music.

A Concert by The Samphires

Sat 30 Nov 2019
Snettisham, Kings Lynn

Sit and enjoy the close-harmony singing of The Samphires as they take us through a variety of festive melodies.

Festival of Angels

Sat 30 Nov 2019 - Wed 25 Dec 2019
Heacham

Angels are coming to Heacham. You have probably been to a Christmas tree festival, even a flower festival, but this year you have the opportunity to come to an angel festival!

Deepdale Christmas Market 2019

Sun 1 Dec 2019
Burnham Deepdale, King's Lynn

The Deepdale Christmas Market is the biggest fundraiser of the year for St Mary's Church in Burnham Deepdale. We host some of the stalls from the event, and offer hot drinks & cakes in the church.

World AIDS Day Service

Sun 1 Dec 2019
Norwich

Norwich's annual service of commemoration, support and hope on UN World AIDS Day.

Advent Carol Service

Sun 1 Dec 2019
Upper Sheringham

Advent Carol Service with the Kelling Consort

A service to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Priscilla Bacon Lodge

Mon 2 Dec 2019
Norwich

Please join us for a service to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Priscilla Bacon Lodge and to give thanks for the Hospice movement in Norfolk.

C1 Foundation Module for Clergy with PTO

Tue 3 Dec 2019
 

Required for anyone who has safeguarding responsibilities or has contact in their church role with children, young people and/or vulnerable adults.

C2 Leadership Module for Clergy with PTO

Wed 4 Dec 2019
 

Required for anyone who has safeguarding leadership responsibilities or responsibility for leading activities involving children, young people and/or vulnerable adults.

Christmas Concerts

Wed 4 Dec 2019
Hoveton, Norwich

Hayley Moss (Soprano) and Benjamin Lake (Tenor) come to delight us with show songs and classical songs this Christmas.

Questioning Faith

Wed 4 Dec 2019
Norwich

Quickfire lunch-break conversations which ask questions of the Christian faith. This group is perfect for those who are exploring Christianity but have some reservations.

Christmas Concert

Wed 4 Dec 2019 - Thu 5 Dec 2019
Hoveton, Norwich

Performers Hayley Moss (Soprano) and Benjamin Lake (Tenor) perform Classical and popular songs and some Christmas songs to suit the occasion.

Christmas Concerts

Thu 5 Dec 2019
 

Hayley Moss (Soprano) and Benjamin Lake (Tenor) come to delight us with show songs and classical songs this Christmas.

St Nicholas Church Christmas Tree Festival

Fri 6 Dec 2019 - Sun 8 Dec 2019
Dersingham

A family-fun weekend of Christmas trees, festive food, and music filling St Nicholas Church.

Christmas Evening

Fri 6 Dec 2019
Mautby

Seasonal evening of rhymes, readings and carols. Commence your Christmas celebrations, by joining us for our popular event. Admission includes glass of wine or fruit juice and festive fare to enjoy.

In Dulci Jubilo - A Christmas Celebration

Sat 7 Dec 2019
Norwich

A Christmas Celebration by the Framingham Earl Singers which will include audience carols.

Christmas Brass Concert

Sat 7 Dec 2019
Norwich

Norfolk's Premier Brass Band is back at Christ Church performing a Christmas-themed selection of pieces.

Ryburgh Christmas Market and Book Sale

Sat 7 Dec 2019
Great Ryburgh

A varied and unique craft market including a heritage exhibition and festive refreshments.

The Wisteria Church Monthly Charity Talks

Sun 8 Dec 2019
Norwich

Every month St Giles Church in Norwich supports a different charity. In December 2019 it's St Martin's Housing.

Christmas Carol Service

Sun 8 Dec 2019
Upper Sheringham

Traditional Christmas Service of nine lessons and carols with the Cromer & Sheringham Brass Band

A Service for Advent with the Richeldis Singers

Sun 8 Dec 2019
Great Ryburgh

Join us as we prepare for the birth of Christ with music and song.

Questioning Faith

Wed 11 Dec 2019
Norwich

Quickfire lunch-break conversations which ask questions of the Christian faith. This group is perfect for those who are exploring Christianity but have some reservations.

Alpha Youth

Fri 13 Dec 2019
 

Alpha Youth is a chance for young people to engage in discussions about life, faith and meaning. It's free and good food will be provided. There will be time to relax and have fun as well as talk about the serious and not so serious things of life.

Write for Rights Amnesty International

Sat 14 Dec 2019
Norwich

Write a letter. Change a life. The Norwich Amnesty Group invites you to write a message of hope.

Cinderella - Walk Through the Story

Sat 14 Dec 2019 - Sun 15 Dec 2019
Wolferton

Follow the fairytale story of Cinderella among our Christmas decorations.

Christmas Alive

Sat 14 Dec 2019 - Sun 15 Dec 2019
Ashill, Thetford

Enjoy the sights, aromas and flavours of ancient Bethlehem! Wander through our atmospheric living nativity village. Then, come inside for an interactive musical performance of SCROOGE 're-worked.'

Bawdeswell Christmas Wreath Fair

Sat 14 Dec 2019
Bawdeswell, Dereham

Sale of hand made Christmas Wreaths, homemade Christmas cakes and puddings.

Cantatas and Carols with Fakenham Choral Society

Sat 14 Dec 2019
Fakenham

A festive feast of music awaits as Fakenham Choral Society presents its annual Christmas concert at Fakenham Parish Church.

Christmas Concert

Sat 14 Dec 2019
Hethersett, Norwich

Roundstone Performing Arts present an afternoon of all your Christmas favourites!

C2 Leadership Module for Readers

Sun 15 Dec 2019
 

Required for anyone who has safeguarding leadership responsibilities or responsibility for leading activities involving children, young people and/or vulnerable adults.

St. Mary's Singers Christmas Carol Concert

Wed 18 Dec 2019 - Thu 19 Dec 2019
Hemsby

Choral and Popular Christmas songs in a candle-lit church, with surprise special guests.

Tree lights switch-on and village carols

Sat 21 Dec 2019
Roydon

Christmas tree lights switch-on followed by village carols - all welcome.

'The Twelve Days of Christmas' Flower Festival

Wed 25 Dec 2019 - Mon 6 Jan 2020
Yelverton

Over the 12 days of Christmas this small country church will be filled with flowers and themed arrangements in a riot of colour and joy.

Presence in Ministry

Wed 8 Jan 2020
Norwich

Join Stuart Reid and Keith James for this one-day workshop, to deepen your understanding and practice of presence in ministry using lessons from theatrical improvisation.

NCCL: Breaking pots with Jeremiah

Sat 11 Jan 2020
Norwich

Our aim will be to look closely at the writings of this Old Testament book.

Church Revitalisation Training

Mon 13 Jan 2020
Ashill, Thetford

Open to anyone wanting to engage with the Diocese of Norwich church planting and revitalisation programme, this 10 week course lays the foundations for church planting and revitalisation.

C1 Foundation Module for Clergy with PTO

Thu 16 Jan 2020
 

Required for anyone who has safeguarding responsibilities or has contact in their church role with children, young people and/or vulnerable adults.

NCCL: How are we saved?

Sat 18 Jan 2020
Norwich

Ancient wisdom for today's church.

Church Revitalisation Training

Mon 20 Jan 2020
 

Open to anyone wanting to engage with the Diocese of Norwich church planting and revitalisation programme, this 10 week course lays the foundations for church planting and revitalisation.

Ecumenical Chain of Prayer for Christian Unity

Thu 23 Jan 2020
Norwich

Please join the Ecumenical Chain of Prayer for Christian Unity in St Luke's chapel. The theme this year is 'Unusual Kindness' and all denominations and traditions are very welcome.

NCCL: Wellbeing

Sat 25 Jan 2020
Norwich

In these sessions we will investigate ways of improving wellbeing, using the facilities of the Cathedral, and techniques that you can carry with you wherever you go.

Church Revitalisation Training

Mon 27 Jan 2020
 

Open to anyone wanting to engage with the Diocese of Norwich church planting and revitalisation programme, this 10 week course lays the foundations for church planting and revitalisation.

C2 Leadership Module for Clergy with PTO

Fri 31 Jan 2020
 

Required for anyone who has safeguarding leadership responsibilities or responsibility for leading activities involving children, young people and/or vulnerable adults.

NCCL: Open faith

Sat 1 Feb 2020
Norwich

The belief of the Church: these three sessions will provide an introduction to the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed (AD381).

Church Revitalisation Training

Mon 3 Feb 2020
 

Open to anyone wanting to engage with the Diocese of Norwich church planting and revitalisation programme, this 10 week course lays the foundations for church planting and revitalisation.

C2 Leadership Module for Clergy with PTO

Wed 5 Feb 2020
 

Required for anyone who has safeguarding leadership responsibilities or responsibility for leading activities involving children, young people and/or vulnerable adults.

NCCL: Open faith

Sat 8 Feb 2020
Norwich

The belief of the Church: these three sessions will provide an introduction to the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed (AD381).

C2 Leadership Safeguarding Training

Sat 8 Feb 2020
 

Required for anyone who has safeguarding leadership responsibilities or responsibility for leading activities involving children, young people and/or vulnerable adults.

Church Revitalisation Training

Mon 10 Feb 2020
 

Open to anyone wanting to engage with the Diocese of Norwich church planting and revitalisation programme, this 10 week course lays the foundations for church planting and revitalisation.

At the Heart on the Edge

Wed 12 Feb 2020
Norwich

Exploring mission, sharing ideas,uncovering solutions and finding support; a day with Revd Dr Sam Wells and guests

NCCL: Open faith

Sat 15 Feb 2020
Norwich

The belief of the Church: these three sessions will provide an introduction to the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed (AD381).

Church Revitalisation Training

Mon 17 Feb 2020
 

Open to anyone wanting to engage with the Diocese of Norwich church planting and revitalisation programme, this 10 week course lays the foundations for church planting and revitalisation.

C2 Leadership Module for Clergy with PTO

Tue 18 Feb 2020
 

Required for anyone who has safeguarding leadership responsibilities or responsibility for leading activities involving children, young people and/or vulnerable adults.

NCCL: Wellbeing

Sat 22 Feb 2020
Norwich

In these sessions we will investigate ways of improving wellbeing, using the facilities of the Cathedral, and techniques that you can carry with you wherever you go.

Open Word Part II - Know your Bible, Know your Lord

Mon 24 Feb 2020
Norwich

Join an 18 evening adventure in God's Word over 2019/20 and discover what it contains and how the Holy Spirit speaks to us through its timeless truth.

Church Revitalisation Training

Mon 24 Feb 2020
 

Open to anyone wanting to engage with the Diocese of Norwich church planting and revitalisation programme, this 10 week course lays the foundations for church planting and revitalisation.

Helping Churches in Times of Tragedy and Trauma

Tue 25 Feb 2020
Norwich

When tragedy strikes, large or small, natural, accidental or human made, huge demands are placed on churches and communities and their leaders.

Church Revitalisation Training

Mon 2 Mar 2020
 

Open to anyone wanting to engage with the Diocese of Norwich church planting and revitalisation programme, this 10 week course lays the foundations for church planting and revitalisation.

C2 Leadership for Clergy with PTO

Tue 3 Mar 2020
 

Required for anyone who has safeguarding leadership responsibilities or responsibility for leading activities involving children, young people and/or vulnerable adults.

Dementia Inclusive Church: Journeying with Hope

Sat 7 Mar 2020
Norwich

This workshop will explore a faith-based, relationship-centred, hope-filled response to the challenge of dementia.

Church Revitalisation Training

Mon 9 Mar 2020
 

Open to anyone wanting to engage with the Diocese of Norwich church planting and revitalisation programme, this 10 week course lays the foundations for church planting and revitalisation.

Church Revitalisation Training

Mon 23 Mar 2020
 

Open to anyone wanting to engage with the Diocese of Norwich church planting and revitalisation programme, this 10 week course lays the foundations for church planting and revitalisation.

NCCL: Find the Lady

Sat 28 Mar 2020
Norwich

A look at the origins of wisdom and evidence for the personification of wisdom in the Old Testament and beyond.

Ecumenical Palm Sunday service

Sun 5 Apr 2020
Norwich

This annual Ecumenical service is organised by the Church Leaders of Norfolk and Waveney Churches Together (NWCT).

Coast to Coast... Reimagining Mission and Ministry in Coastal Areas

Mon 27 Apr 2020
Great Yarmouth

Coast to Coast... Reimagining Mission and Ministry in Coastal Areas a day for Clergy, Readers, Lay Ministers with Rev'd Asa Humphreys and Canon Keith James

Norfolk Churches Trust Stately Car Boot Sale 2020

Sun 24 May 2020
Guist

A car boot with a difference to raise money for Norfolk's many churches. Expect plenty of pitches, food, competition, an auction and plenty more in a stately location. A fun day out.

Oberammergau Passion Play 2020

Fri 26 Jun 2020 - Fri 3 Jul 2020
 

The famous Passion Play in 2020 is only performed each decade. The final few rooms departing June 26th for 8 days are available.

Oberammergau Passion Play 2020

Sun 30 Aug 2020 - Sat 5 Sep 2020
 

Don't miss out! The Oberammergau Passion Play only happens every ten years. Five nights in the Austrian Tyrol are also not to be missed.