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. <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

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

Rest in the Goodness of God. An Ecumenical Quiet Day with Julian of Norwich


An Ecumenical Quiet Day with Julian of Norwich

Saturday, 3 June, 2017


10.30 for 11.00 to 4.30

The Memorial Room,

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


Fr Luke has given Quiet Days, Retreats, and lectures in Europe, Canada, North America, Russia and Africa. His publications include books ranging from Augustine of Hippo to Celtic Saints, besides numerous articles and reviews. His doctoral... Keep Reading

Come and hear a free lecture on Julian And Her Sisters at the end of April

Dr, Carole Hill, alumna of the University of East Anglia (UEA), and author, is giving a lecture that places Julian in teh context of Anchoresses of her time.

Julian of Norwich and her Sisters

St. Julian's Church, Norwich at

11.00am on Saturday, 29th April, 2017

This is part of a absolutely packed long weekend of events, celebrating Norwich's medieval past.  You can access the very full brochure here.

Julian Festival Saturday 13th May, 2017 at St Julian's Church Norwich NR1 1QT


11.00am Festival Eucharist, 12.00 Julian Lecture: Godelinde Gertrude Perk 'Stories Heard Through Anchorhold Walls: Julian's Narrative Art and Thelogy', 1.30pm Lunch interval (bring picnic lunch, teas/coffees available at the Julian Centre), 2.15pm AGM of the Friends of Julian, 3.15pm Evening Prayer. Following Evening Prayer the Companions of Julian will renew their commitment in the Julian Shrine. 

Annual Lecture 2017: Godelinde Gertrude Perk has gained a PhD in English Literature from Umea University, Sweden and her... Keep Reading

Keeping Lent with Julian of Norwich

Every year in Lent we try to stand beside Christ in his pain and to be filled with wonder, as Julian was, at the love that made him suffer for our sake. The booklet, Stations of the Cross, on sale at the Julian Centre, illustrated by the Stations in St Julian's church, matches scripture readings with passages from Julian. Below is the Julian reading for the first time Christ falls.

And so I saw that it... Keep Reading