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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.

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Hidden Voices: A Church Response to Modern Slavery

Wed 20 Feb 2019
 

Explore with us what a church response to modern slavery could look like in Great Yarmouth.

Vintage Film Night

Fri 22 Feb 2019
Thorpe St Andrew

Really lovely comedy feature film shown on old film. Refreshments are served in the intermission. A lovely evening.

Come and Sing Day

Sat 23 Feb 2019
Norwich

A terrific opportunity for singers to rehearse some amazing choral greats amongst fellow enthusiasts, culminating in an evening concert in the beautiful Octagon Chapel.

The Annual Quiz

Sat 23 Feb 2019
Thorpe Abbotts

THE Annual Quiz, one not to be missed.

Taize Prayer 'Preparing to Journey through the Wilderness!'

Sun 24 Feb 2019
Reepham

Getting ready for Lent! As we worship God and pray in silence and song, we will prepare to step into the season of Lent. The 40 days 'in the wilderness' allow us to renew our time with God!

Snow Drop Sundays and Art Exhibitions at Thorpe Market Church in February 2019

Sun 24 Feb 2019
Thorpe Market

Come and walk amongst the snowdrops, enjoy artworks by artists in the church, buy spring plants, local honey, crafts & indulge in the delights of home-made cakes & refreshments.

Open Faith

Mon 25 Feb 2019
 

Open Faith asks what we are saying when we recite the Nicene Creed and provides an opportunity to think through how we understand the relationship between Scripture and tradition.

Behind the Scenes at the Norfolk Record Office

Mon 25 Feb 2019
Norwich

An opportunity to see Behind the Scenes at the Norfolk Record Office.

Last Wednesday group (retired Clergy and Associates)

Wed 27 Feb 2019
 

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

Self care: myth, mystery or just wholly unrealistic?

Wed 27 Feb 2019
 

Tired? Stressed? Too little time? Self care: myth, mystery or just wholly unrealistic? A half-day for Chaplains and all those working in pastoral support, where self care should be a priority.

Hope rediscovered: climate change and the gospel

Thu 28 Feb 2019
65 The Close

Norfolk Theological Society's spring lecture is given by Bishop David Atkinson (former Bishop of Thetford).

Inspirational Maps

Thu 28 Feb 2019
Norwich

Drawing Workshop - Inspirational Maps

Discover Course

Thu 28 Feb 2019
Norwich

Come and explore Christian faith, whether you are someone with no faith, revisiting faith, or new to the church. A seven-week informal group with short talks and discussion.

Women's World Day of Prayer

Fri 1 Mar 2019
Banningham

"Come - everything is ready!" is an invitation to worship together in a Service prepared by the women of Slovenia. Listen to their stories and pray for freedom, justice and peace.

World Day of Prayer Service

Fri 1 Mar 2019
Watton, Thetford

'Come Everything is Ready!' Praying for Slovenia - a Service for everyone.

Exploring Anglican-Roman Catholic ecumenism

Sat 2 Mar 2019
Norwich

Two sessions considering the report of ARCIC III, 'Walking together on the way'

Pilgrimage walk to St Benets Abbey

Sat 2 Mar 2019
Ludham

Walking together we will pause for prayer and to hear extracts from St Benedicts Rule. We arrive at St Benets Abbey for our last reflection. Guides from TFOSB will be with us.

Norwich Anglican Bible Conference

Sat 2 Mar 2019
Norwich

A day of in-depth Bible teaching in 1 Peter, with worship and warm fellowship throughout the day, with Revd John Hindley

Snowdrop Walks and "Local Finds" Exhibition

Sun 3 Mar 2019
Spixworth, Norwich

All welcome to enjoy the snowdrop walk around the church and local woodlands.

Hidden Voices: A Church Response to Modern Slavery

Wed 6 Mar 2019
 

Explore with us what a church response to modern slavery could look like in Great Yarmouth.

Discover Course

Thu 7 Mar 2019
Norwich

Come and explore Christian faith, whether you are someone with no faith, revisiting faith, or new to the church. A seven-week informal group with short talks and discussion.

Developing Christian Distinctiveness - A day for Toddler Group Leaders

Sat 9 Mar 2019
New Catton, Norwich

A day exploring what it means to be Christianly Distinctive as a church toddler group; what it means for toddler groups to be recognised and play a part their church's missional strategy and how to develop ongoing links and levels of discipleship with the families who attend.

Spring March for Cancer Charities

Sat 9 Mar 2019
 

All are welcome to join in and get involved with a sponsored walk in aid of Cancer Research UK

Bishop's Day for Readers

Sat 9 Mar 2019
Norwich

A morning with Revd David Runcorn, speaking on what it means to be a 'Public Minister and Private Pilgrim'.

Beetle Drive!

Sat 9 Mar 2019
Norwich

An evening of family fun including a delicious fish and chip supper.

Encounter Youth Event (South Norfolk)

Sat 9 Mar 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.

Taize Prayer

Sun 10 Mar 2019
 

Simplicity, Silence, Candlelight, Chants. Join us for a simple service of sung and silent prayer following the tradition of the Taize community in France.

Unpacking 'Understanding Christianity' - A guide for those working alongside schools

Tue 12 Mar 2019
Easton, Norwich

This half-day session led by Kathryn Wright - Independent RE Advisor - is designed to equip anyone who may be working in or alongside schools with an understanding of this new resource which is being used by many schools in the Diocese and beyond.

Hidden Voices: A Church Response to Modern Slavery

Wed 13 Mar 2019
 

Explore with us what a church response to modern slavery could look like in Great Yarmouth.

Church Leaders' Breakfast with the Revd Dr. Arnold Palmer

Wed 13 Mar 2019
 

We are delighted to welcome the Revd Dr. Alan Palmer, Lead Chaplain at the James Paget University Hospital, as he offers a workshop about mental health for church leaders.

Spring Awakening

Wed 13 Mar 2019
Nr. Diss

A day retreat with Brian Draper. Come for rest and renewal, in lovely rural surroundings.

Discover Course

Thu 14 Mar 2019
Norwich

Come and explore Christian faith, whether you are someone with no faith, revisiting faith, or new to the church. A seven-week informal group with short talks and discussion.

Exploring Anglican-Roman Catholic ecumenism

Sat 16 Mar 2019
Norwich

Two sessions considering the report of ARCIC III, 'Walking together on the way'

Celebrity Organ recital by Geoffrey Morgan (Christchurch Priory)

Sat 16 Mar 2019
Aylsham

A recital of popular organ pieces by such as Bach, Handel, Mozart, & Mendelssohn and such works as the Meditation from Thais(Massenet) and the Adagio in F by Frank Bridge

HMS Invincible Memorial Service

Sat 16 Mar 2019
Happisburgh

Revd Catherine Dobson invites you to join her for a Memorial Service to remember all those that lost their lives on the 16th March 1801 aboard HMS Invincible.

Under Milk Wood by Dylan Thomas - A dramatised reading by the Phoenix Players of West Mersea

Sat 16 Mar 2019
Norwich

Proceeds to Pancreatic Cancer UK for further research into the early detection - in fond memory of Carolyn Phillips.

Reader Training Information Evening

Wed 20 Mar 2019
Easton, Norwich

If you are thinking about Reader ministry and hope to start training in August 2019, this is for you! Meet the staff and find out what training involves.

Calligraphy

Wed 20 Mar 2019
Norwich

Adult Craft Session - Calligraphy

Discover Course

Thu 21 Mar 2019
Norwich

Come and explore Christian faith, whether you are someone with no faith, revisiting faith, or new to the church. A seven-week informal group with short talks and discussion.

Encounter Youth Event (Norwich)

Fri 22 Mar 2019
 

Encounter is a city wide worship service for young people of high school age upwards.

Framingham Earl Singers Spring Concert

Sat 23 Mar 2019
Norwich

2 Viennese Masterpieces: Nelson Mass by Haydn and Motets by Mozart.

British Heart Foundation Coffee Morning

Sat 23 Mar 2019
Aylsham

A special charity event to support BHF and, in particular, young Daisy Clarke who is running the London Marathon as a thank you for her father's recovery.

"Heart's Delight" - A Concert of Romantic Songs

Sat 23 Mar 2019
Aylsham

A Charity concert supporting the British Heart Foundation & Daisy Clarke's London Marathon/BHF Fund. The programme includes favourites from Operetta, Musicals, Coward & Novello, Bart & Les Miserables

A Concert of Renaissance Music by Peddar's Quire

Sat 23 Mar 2019
Watton, Thetford

A concert of Early Music performed by Peddar's Quire conducted by Richard Bower organist at Dereham and organ builder. Music by Byrd, Tallis, Victoria, Gibbons, Morley and others.

Touching Heaven - Using music in prayer

Sat 23 Mar 2019
 

An inspirational day exploring ways in which music helps us connect with God and one another through prayer.

Spring Concerts

Sat 23 Mar 2019
Thorpe-next-Haddiscoe

A musical event with the University of the Third Age (U3A) Recorder ensemble with a piano and song recital with Diana and Kath - with songs from Edwardian times to the sixties. Punctuated with readings.

Science-Faith Lecture on Gene Editing

Mon 25 Mar 2019
Norwich

Editing human genes is now relatively easy. Dr Alexander Massmann will talk and lead a discussion on the social implications of gene editing, as viewed from the perspective of Christian ethics.

Last Wednesday group (retired Clergy and Associates)

Wed 27 Mar 2019
 

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

A Tisch of Tales

Fri 29 Mar 2019
Norwich

Rachel Rose Reid, UK Young Storyteller of the Year 2017, brings Stories and Songs!

Bracon Ash Arts Festival

Fri 29 Mar 2019 - Sun 31 Mar 2019
Bracon Ash

Bracon Ash Arts Festival is an exciting community arts events, jam packed with activities for the whole family!

Spring Godly Play Network

Sat 30 Mar 2019
Bowthorpe, Norwich

The Godly Play Network exists to connect those from across Norfolk who use or are interested in Godly Play.

NCCL: What the Devil!

Sat 30 Mar 2019
Norwich

Call him Satan, the Devil, Beelzebub or Lucifer it's the same person - or is it? Is it a person at all?

Ryburgh March Market

Sat 30 Mar 2019
Great Ryburgh

Join us for our March Market!

The Feminine Divine in Our Every Day

Sat 30 Mar 2019
New Catton, Norwich

Discovering the Feminine Divine in the ancient texts that are the common ancestral root of Christian and Jewish theologies.

Fundraising Savoury Pancakes and talk by Revd Angela Dugdale MBE

Sat 30 Mar 2019
Upper Sheringham

Help us raise funds for the All Saints Upper Sheringham Bell Appeal. Talk by Revd Angela Dugdale MBE titled "Adventures through Words and Music"

Taize in Candlelight

Sun 31 Mar 2019
Erpingham

30 minutes of singing and silence with simple chants/songs from Taize in France.

St Mark

Sat 6 Apr 2019
Norwich

A fresh look at the Gospel of St Mark.

The Music of Worship or the Worship of Music?

Sat 6 Apr 2019
Sprowston, Norwich

A Norfolk Organists' Association event: Paper and Discussion on Music in Worship.

The Dreamers of Dreams - Sheringham and Cromer Choral Society

Sat 6 Apr 2019
Cromer

The Dreamers of Dreams features music by two composers from opposite ends of the 20th century: Sir Edward Elgar and John Rutter. Directed by David Ballard with soprano soloist Zaira Palumbo.

Palm Sunday Ecumenical Service

Sun 14 Apr 2019
 

There have been pre-Easter Ecumenical services in Norwich for a number of years - usually on Good Friday.

The Maundy Thursday City Centre Watch - an evening pilgrimage.

Thu 18 Apr 2019
 

Across the City, side altars will be decorated with flowers and candles to represent the garden at Gethsemane, where we will spend the night in prayer. All are invited on this City prayer pilgrimage.

To The Cross - Words and Music for Good Friday

Fri 19 Apr 2019
Blakeney

The Kelling Consort, led by Angela Dugdale, will sing excerpts from Bach's St Matthew and St John passions, his B Minor Mass and Handel's Messiah. Selected readings for Good Friday by Paul Hands.

Passion Play 2019

Fri 19 Apr 2019
Norwich

A street-theatre performance telling the story of Christ's Passion will be performed on Good Friday in Anglia Square Shopping Centre, Norwich.

Easter Sunday Sunrise Service

Sun 21 Apr 2019
Happisburgh

Begin Easter Day by watching the sun rise as we celebrate communion on the cliff top at Happisburgh.

Easter Morning Sunrise Service

Sun 21 Apr 2019
Great Ryburgh

Celebrate the Risen Christ with us at the All Saints' Church ruin, Little Ryburgh and see the sun rise over the Wensum Valley.

Last Wednesday group (retired Clergy and Associates)

Wed 24 Apr 2019
 

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

Musical Coffee Morning

Wed 24 Apr 2019
King's Lynn

Come and enjoy live music by the KIingswingers jazz group. The first event in our annual programme of Musical Coffee mornings held once a month between April and December.

Bittern Concert Series presents an evening of Songs from the Shows with A Class Act.

Sat 27 Apr 2019
Rackheath

Come an enjoy an evening of Songs from the Musicals.

Buying God: Consumerism and God

Wed 1 May 2019
Norwich

We will be talking consumerism, theology, and how people of character might develop their ability to yearn more for God than for the easy but fleeting satisfactions of the marketplace

Frugal Innovation & the Church - how to do more with less

Thu 2 May 2019
Norwich

This day will introduce the ideas behind Frugal Innovation, show examples of how it has transformed lives, and help us discover what we can do in our own contexts.

Huge Charity Book Sale

Sat 4 May 2019 - Mon 6 May 2019
Morston

Books, books, books - 25,000+ secondhand books for sale - good quality, all subjects, all prices (plus a large selection of plants available)

Behind the Scenes at the Norfolk Record Office

Thu 9 May 2019
 

An opportunity to see Behind the Scenes at the Norfolk Record Office.

Colkirk Arts Festival

Sat 11 May 2019 - Sun 12 May 2019
Colkirk

Church decorated with the theme 'All things bright and beautiful, All creatures great and small' exhibits include a 3 foot stainless steel spider, bonsai trees, illuminated underwater scene.

Plant Sale

Sat 11 May 2019
Wreningham

Annual Plant Sale in aid of Benefice funds - plus cake stall and refreshments.

Kids & Youth Workers Training Day

Sat 11 May 2019
Ashill, Thetford

An annual training day organised in partnership with New Wine, Mid Norfolk Kidz Klub and the Diocese of Norwich. It is a day that aims to encourage and equip church workers and volunteers from across the Eastern Region.

Taize Prayer

Sun 12 May 2019
Postwick

Simplicity, Silence, Candlelight, Chants. Join us for a simple service of sung and silent prayer following the tradition of the Taize community in France.

Annual Walk and tea

Sun 12 May 2019
Lyng

An annual walk around different parts of the delightful village of Lyng in the Wensum Valley.

Gresley Male Voice Choir Recital

Mon 13 May 2019
Norwich

Gresley Male Voice Choir are one of the country's leading choirs. We have been established for over 115 years and have toured extensively and sung in prestigious venues in the UK, Europe and the USA.

Chaplaincy in Schools Training Day

Tue 14 May 2019
New Catton, Norwich

A day exploring the role of Chaplaincy in schools and the effectiveness of working with young people in school through the appointment of a designated Chaplain.

The Archdeacon's Charge Family Day & Fun Run

Sat 18 May 2019
 

By kind permission of Her Majesty The Queen, the Sandringham Estate will host the Archdeacon's Charge on Saturday 18 May 2019.

Spring Concerts

Sat 18 May 2019
Thorpe-next-Haddiscoe

A musical event with the University of the Third Age (U3A) Recorder ensemble with a piano and song recital with Diana and Kath - with songs from Edwardian times to the sixties. Punctuated with readings.

Mental Health Awareness Training

Wed 22 May 2019
 

An interactive mental health awareness session delivered by YMCA Norfolk that looks at common mental health issues affecting young people.

Intents Youth Festival

Fri 24 May 2019 - Mon 27 May 2019
Brandon Parva

Intents is a catered weekend for young people and their youth groups. With speakers, wide games, worship and lots more!

Suffolk Singers Concert

Sat 25 May 2019
Norwich

Enjoy a spell-binding concert by the outstanding choir, Suffolk Singers, in a blend of beautiful anthems and modern music, sung a cappella or accompanied by talented organist J. John Hutchings.

Last Wednesday group (retired Clergy and Associates)

Wed 29 May 2019
 

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

Behind the Scenes at the Norfolk Record Office

Wed 5 Jun 2019
 

An opportunity to see Behind the Scenes at the Norfolk Record Office.

Summer Serenade

Sat 8 Jun 2019
Lound

Top Brass are coming to Lound!

Encounter Youth Event (South Norfolk)

Sat 8 Jun 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.

C1 Safeguarding Training

Tue 11 Jun 2019
 

Required for anyone who has safeguarding responsibilities or has contact with children and young people and or adults who may be vulnerable

Intentional Mentoring Training Day

Sat 22 Jun 2019
 

Mentoring... it's discipleship with a kick! As a mentor with more than 20 years experience, Paul Wilcox will explore what it means to do Intentional Mentoring with young people.

Last Wednesday group (retired Clergy and Associates)

Wed 26 Jun 2019
 

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

The Royal Norfolk Show 2019

Wed 26 Jun 2019 - Thu 27 Jun 2019
 

The Diocese of Norwich will be at the Royal Norfolk Show in 2019 to celebrate and highlight the church's role in local communities.

Working in Schools Training Day

Tue 9 Jul 2019
New Catton, Norwich

A training day for those from churches who already work with or are interested in working in schools -with Kathryn Wright, Jonathan Richardson and guests

Encounter Youth Event (Norwich)

Fri 12 Jul 2019
 

Encounter is a city wide worship service for young people of high school age upwards.

Taize Prayer

Sun 14 Jul 2019
Norwich

Simplicity, Silence, Candlelight, Chants. Join us for a simple service of sung and silent prayer following the tradition of the Taize community in France.

Walsingham Youth Pilgrimage

Mon 29 Jul 2019 - Fri 2 Aug 2019
 

Camp with over 500 other young people near the Anglican Shrine at Walsingham. This year's theme is'Wonderfully made' - Your body, Christ's Body

Last Wednesday group (retired Clergy and Associates)

Wed 31 Jul 2019
 

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

Norfolk Open Churches Run 2019

Sat 3 Aug 2019
Norwich

Every year Norfolk Open Churches Classic Car Run kicks off the Norfolk Open Churches Week and this year the theme of the run is Breckland and Forests.

Flower Festival

Sat 10 Aug 2019 - Sun 11 Aug 2019
Gimingham, Norwich

Join us for our summer Flower Festival, with the theme of 'films'!

Great Bircham French Fair

Sat 10 Aug 2019
Great Bircham

East Anglia's ninth Annual Great French Fair Event at Great Bircham.

Last Wednesday group (retired Clergy and Associates)

Wed 28 Aug 2019
 

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

Taize Prayer

Sun 8 Sep 2019
Norwich

Simplicity, Silence, Candlelight, Chants. Join us for a simple service of sung and silent prayer following the tradition of the Taize community in France.

Lowestoft Living Word 2019

Tue 10 Sep 2019 - Thu 12 Sep 2019
 

Lowestoft Living Word is a Bible week that happens every September for local churches and is hosted at Christ Church. Refreshments and exhibitions in the Church Halls afterwards.

Leading from the Second Chair

Sat 14 Sep 2019
Norwich

Whatever role you are in, there are times of being in the second chair. What does that mean? Second-chair leaders are in a subordinate role, yet have considerable influence in their context, team, congregation, parish, school and/or community.

Last Wednesday group (retired Clergy and Associates)

Wed 25 Sep 2019
 

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

Soulshaper Youth Weekend

Fri 4 Oct 2019 - Sun 6 Oct 2019
Horstead, Norwich

A residential discipleship weekend for youth groups or individuals who do not have a regular church youth group.

C1 Safeguarding Training

Tue 15 Oct 2019
 

Required for anyone who has safeguarding responsibilities or has contact with children and young people and or adults who may be vulnerable

Last Wednesday group (retired Clergy and Associates)

Wed 30 Oct 2019
 

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

'One Big Day' Children, Youth & Families Conference

Sat 2 Nov 2019
 

A day for your whole team - packed with talks, seminars and resource ideas to help you Grow Everyday Faith with children, young people and households.

Faithful Under Fire

Fri 8 Nov 2019 - Sun 10 Nov 2019
Overstrand

"Faithful under Fire!". Veterans Weekend: The Bible and the Armed Forces.

Taize Prayer

Sun 10 Nov 2019
 

Simplicity, Silence, Candlelight, Chants. Join us for a simple service of sung and silent prayer following the tradition of the Taize community in France.

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.

Encounter Youth Event (South Norfolk)

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.

Last Wednesday group (retired Clergy and Associates)

Wed 27 Nov 2019
 

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

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.