Join us for a two-day retreat in October 2018 facilitated by the Rt Revd Stephen Platten, sometime Dean of Norwich

Norfolk was home to two world-class women in the 14th century.  Margery Kempe, from Lynn, and Julian of Norwich could not have been more unlike each other. Margery was a mother of 14 children, an extreme extrovert, a frequent attendee in court for alleged misdemeanours, and an inveterate traveller with trips to the Levant and Europe, to say nothing of her travels around England – including... 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

Norwich hosts the culmination of UK tour of author, Robert Fruehwirth, this autumn.

The Rev Robert Fruehwirth, who was for a while the Priest Director at the Julian Centre, finishes his tour of the UK with a two-day retreat in Norwich on 7th and 8th October 2016.  He is on a UK tour from his home in the United States connected with his new book, The Drawing of HIs Love: Growing in Faith with Julian of Norwich, published by Canterbury Press.  During the periods... Keep Reading

Julian Festival 2016


Julian Festival 2016

This was held on 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"

                                -... Keep Reading

In Celebration of Rene Ogden’s Life and Art; The Friends of Julian invite you:


on a short journey through Rene’s 14 beautiful Stations of the Cross which hang in St Julian’s Church, that she designed and painted.  Led by Canon M McLean. On Wednesday 17th Feb at 10.45am.  Scones and coffee will be available afterwards at the Julian Centre where a small exhibition of Rene’s art will be held for you to view.  This will be available to the public to look at for the rest of that week... Keep Reading