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

Popular author, Sheila Upjohn, is enthusiastic about Robert Fruehwirth's new book on living by Julian's teachings

Sheila Upjohn is loved for her many books on Julian of Norwich, including the famous In Search of Julian of Norwich and, of course, the ever-popular play Mind Out Of Time which is available from the Julian Centre. 

When sending her review to the Julian Centre, she wrote: "I found it harder to write than any review I have ever written.  This is because Robert Fruehwirth's book needs to be read, and re-read, and... Keep Reading

A review of Robert Fruehwirth's new book, The Drawing of this Love; Growing in faith with Julian of Norwich. Canterbury Press, 2016

This book has caught the eye of The Church Times sufficiently for them to have given over a full page to an interview with Robert.  Peter Varney is a retired Anglican priest currently assisting at St Giles Norwich, and also a Quaker. His last job was leading the counselling team for the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital Occupational Health Department.  He facilitates retreats for Quakers and others focussing on art and creativity.

Here is Peter Varney's... Keep Reading

Demonstration of pyrography at the Julian Centre on 6th September

The Julian Centre is delighted to announce that they will have an Artist in Residence on Tuesday 6th September from 11.00am until 3.00pm.

Jennifer Fernandez of Fernandez Firecrafts will be demonstrating pyrography. Pyrography is the art or technique of decorating wood or leather by burning a design on the surface with a heated metallic point.

Jennifer supplies the Julian Centre with hand decorated wooden items bearing quotations and images from Julian's writings.