About Julian

Julian of Norwich (1342-1416) is internationally famous for her "Revelations of Divine Love". She remains one of the most creative theologians, spiritual writers and mystics in the Christian tradition.

The Julian Centre

The Julian Centre is next door to St Julian’s Church. It provides a welcome for pilgrims and visitors, houses the Julian Library and a shop which sells books, devotional items and gifts, mostly associated with Julian; please see "Visitors" section for further details. Items can also be purchased from our on-line shop.(NB the on-line shop is closed for a while - it will re-open soon.)

The Friends of Julian

The Friends of Julian of Norwich is a world-wide community of people inspired by Julian's writings. Members seek to grow in the knowledge and love of God. The Friends encourage contemplative quietness, the sharing of resources for spiritual deepening, and offer hospitality to pilgrims and visitors to the Julian Shrine. To learn more click below...

Julian Centre News & Announcements

Fr Michael McLean

Fr Michael McLean died on Monday 6th November 2017. He had moved to Walsingham and died after a short illness.

Fr Michael was Rector of St Julian's inNorwich. He was instrumental in bringing Fr Robert Llewelyn to Norwich and providing a wonderful ministry to parishioners, visitors and pilgrims. Fr Michael was very supportive of the development of the Julian Centre, especially the Julian Library. We will miss this remarkable priest and friend.

His funeral will be on... Keep Reading

LIGHTEN OUR DARKNESS. An Ecumenical Quiet Day with Julian of Norwich

Saturday 3 February, 2018

10.30 for 11.00 to 4.30

Memorial Room, Corpus Christi Church, 757 Christchurch Road, Boscombe, Bournemouth BH7 6AN

As the church celebrates Candlemass, marking the end of the Christmas season, and the world looks forward to the first signs of Spring, we explore the concepts of light and dark in the Revelation of Divine Love, both spiritual and material.

Numbers are limited, so an early registration is recommended.

Further details from the facilitator, Fr Luke Penkett, CJN,... Keep Reading

A Musical Meditation and Q & A afterwards with the Chickenshed Theatre Company at Norwich Cathedral in October

Saturday, 28th October, 2.00pm-3.30pm.

Following the recent successful premier of ‘Julian of Norwich – a Musical Meditation’ at Norwich cathedral we are delighted that they have been able to include this production in their Hostry Festival programme. MARY WARD (Lyricist) and JO COLLINS (Composer) the founders of the world-renowned Chickenshed Theatre Company are joined by an author (Frances Wall), an artist (Jo Chambers) and a choreographer and dancer (Jessica Wall) to present a meditation... Keep Reading