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


Please note that our on-line shop is closed for just a little while.  We haven't changed anything in that section of the website, as we expect to be open again quite soon - but please don't place any on-line orders for the present.  We hope that this doesn't make things too difficult for you.  We can be contacted via the "contact" tab on the home page or by telephone on 01603 767380.

Thank you for your patience,

The Centre Team.



Julian Festival 2016


Julian Festival 2016

Saturday 7th May 2016

St. Julian’s Church

St. Julian’s Alley, between Rouen Road and King Street, Norwich NR1 1QT

Programme for the day

(please watch this page, it will be updated as more information becomes available)


11.00am                 Festival Eucharist

                               Celebrant: Revd. Canon Dr. Peter Doll

                              (Canon Librarian, Norwich Cathedral)


12.00 noon             The Annual Julian Lecture to be given by Revd Emma Pennington


                               "to drede him reverently and to love him mekely"

                                - Julian's development of the... Keep Reading

A New Julian Bell for the Church of Ascension, Rochester, New York, USA

We are thrilled to be able to tell you that a Julian Bell - amongst others have now been hung in the Church of the Ascension, Rochester, New York, USA.  The bells were made at Whitechapel Bell Foundry, London, and shipped over to the USA last year.  The Julian Bell is No 7 out of 10.  The dedication service for the installation of the bells was in November.  The Julian Bell bears the inscription' Ring... Keep Reading