Cathedral Events

6 11, 2018

Cathedral Christmas Celebration 2018

2018-11-06T18:54:52+00:00 Categories: Cathedral Events, Christmas, Music Events|

This year, the Cathedral Choir will be kicking off the lead up to Christmas with a Christmas Celebration Concert on Wednesday 19th December at 7:30pm. This will be an opportunity to hear the Cathedral Adult Choir and Children’s Choir singing some of the most famous and well loved Christmas songs, plus some which you might […]

28 03, 2018

Easter Services

2018-03-28T19:16:56+00:00 Categories: Cathedral Events|

Easter Triduum

Maundy Thursday – Thursday 29th March
0940 ∙ Morning Prayer & Office of Readings
1930 ∙ Mass of the Lord’s Supper
Followed by Watching until Midnight

Good Friday – Friday 30th March
0940 ∙ Morning Prayer & Office of Readings
1100 ∙ Children’s Stations of The Cross
1500 ∙ Solemn Liturgy of the Passion
1930 ∙ Stations of the Cross

Holy […]

19 02, 2018

Lunchtime Concerts – March 2018

2018-02-19T12:36:53+00:00 Categories: Cathedral Events, Music Events|

Please find details of the lunchtime concerts below. We’re delighted to welcome Simon Carter, one of our new Choral Scholars, to sing the concert on the 14th March.

A particular highlight will be the concert by the Fitzalan Consort, a vocal ensemble with a particular interest in Early Music. They will be performing Gibbons, Tallis, Byrd, and […]

28 11, 2017

St Nicholas has Norwich date at St John’s Cathedral fair

2017-11-29T20:49:42+00:00 Categories: Cathedral Events, Family & Youth, Learning|

A festive fair celebrating St Nicholas will be held in Norwich on Wednesday December 6 at the Cathedral.

The annual St Nicholas Fayre will include handmade goods for sale, entertainment and tower tours.

St Nicholas will arrive on horseback at 4.30pm to give gifts to children at the event which runs from 3.30am to 7.30pm.

For further information […]

8 11, 2017

Ignite Youth Retreat 25th Nov

2017-11-18T14:27:00+00:00 Categories: Alive in Faith, Cathedral Events, Family & Youth, Retreat|

Calling all 12-25 ‘ers to this mini-Ignite Festival and keep the flame of faith glowing!

Where:   The Narthex, St John Cathedral, Norwich

When: Saturday 25/11/17;  9.00am– 5.30pm

Talks, Worship Sharing, Fun and Adoration

Cost : £10 per person (incl lunch)

Celebrating National Youth Sunday

‘For more info /book […]

14 09, 2017

St John’s Cathedral – 2nd cathedral to be awarded the Live Simply award

2017-09-15T14:42:46+00:00 Categories: CAFOD, Cathedral Events, Family & Youth, Justice & Peace, Latest News|

Well done everyone – our cathedral of St John the Baptist here in Norwich has just been awarded the Cafod Live Simply Award, following a year of hard work and commitment from the parish community.

The journey began following a series of talks exploring Pope Francis’ Encyclical(letter) ‘Laudato Si’ and a desire to try and […]

13 09, 2017

CAFOD Harvest Fast Day – Friday 6th October 2017 – let’s all do our part!

2017-09-13T22:04:54+00:00 Categories: CAFOD, Cathedral Events, Family & Youth, Justice & Peace, Latest News|

It’s Harvest Fast Day on Friday 6th October, and at harvest, we share God’s abundance with our neighbours. ‘We plant the seeds that one day will grow’. These words are from a prayer that remembers Blessed Oscar Romero, Archbishop of San Salvador who was brutally murdered because he tried to help the poorest people in […]

8 09, 2017

Catholicism – A journey around the world and deep into the faith

2017-09-19T23:01:01+00:00 Categories: Alive in Faith, Cathedral Events, Family & Youth, Retreat|

With creator and host Bishop Robert Barron, you will learn what Catholics believe and why while being immersed in the art, architecture, literature, beliefs and practices of the Catholic tradition.

The Catholicism Faith Formation Program brings the beauty, goodness and truth of the Church to life so that you can better understand and share your faith.
Bishop […]

4 09, 2017

September Lunchtime Concerts

2017-09-06T11:21:27+00:00 Categories: Cathedral Events, Music Events|

Details of the forthcoming lunchtime concerts in the Cathedral are available here. Admission free, Retiring Collection.

13th September sees the first visit of Clarinet Trio ‘Concord’ to our Cathedral. Deborah, Jacquie & Yvonne will be playing a varied selection of music for your enjoyment, and there will also be some solo items as well.

27th September Cathedral Master of […]

29 08, 2017

Quiz and Supper Night – Saturday 16th September 7.30pm

2017-08-29T14:56:23+00:00 Categories: Cathedral Events, Family & Youth, Justice & Peace|

Raising funds for our sponsored teacher in Tambogrande, Peru

Venue: The Narthex, Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Earlham Rd, NR2 2PA
Doors open at 7.00pm
Tickets: £8 per person
Teams: Max 6 people per team
Supper: Chicken & Chips or Cheese Ploughman’s
(Teams/individuals must register & order meal by 11th Sept)

Tickets & […]

3 08, 2017

Romero – the Heartbeat of El Salvador – 30th September 2017 – 7.30pm – Get your tickets now!

2017-09-08T21:39:10+00:00 Categories: CAFOD, Cathedral Events, Family & Youth, Justice & Peace|

Following on from last year’s sold out performance of the White Rabbit,

Rise Theatre returns to St John’s Cathedral Norwich ………. Tickets are on sale in the Cathedral shop and online – please get them soon – they are going fast!



20 02, 2017

Ash Wednesday Masses

2017-02-21T20:56:34+00:00 Categories: Cathedral Events, News|

Wednesday 1st of March is the beginning of Lent.

This is a season of great grace, Pope Francis said in his Ash Wednesday Homily last year: ‘Lent is a privileged time for prayer’, and he quoted St. Augustine, who described fasting and almsgiving as “the two wings of prayer,” because they are signs of humility and […]

8 11, 2016

The Big Christmas Sing

2017-02-06T20:46:11+00:00 Categories: Cathedral Events, Christmas, Learning, Music Events|

Thursday 22nd December

1pm – 2pm

Frazzled by Christmas shopping? Want to recapture the spirit of the season…? Fancy a bit of a festive singsong? Then come and join us for the Big Christmas Sing!

As part of our usual Wednesday lunchtime concert series, we invite you on a joyful, festive and (hopefully!) tuneful tour of the cathedral.

Join […]

21 10, 2016

Meeting for St Nicholas Christmas Fair

2017-02-06T20:46:12+00:00 Categories: Cathedral Events, Lent, News|

We are looking forward to holding the St Nicholas Christmas Fair on Saturday 3rd December this year, and would like to invite you along to a meeting if you are interested in participating on the day. The meeting will be in the Narthex café on Tuesday 1st November at 6pm and is expected to finish […]

5 10, 2016

Advent Retreat at Walsingham

2017-02-06T20:46:12+00:00 Categories: Cathedral Events, Walsingham Association|

Advent Retreat at Walsingham between Friday evening 9th and Sunday lunchtime 11th December. For a time of preparation for the birth of our Saviour join all or part of the weekend.

The retreat includes a series of short talks by Fr. Keith Tulloch SM (Our Lady of the Annunciation in Walsingham), Reconciliation, Exposition and personal time, […]

13 09, 2016

WHITE RABBIT – RISE Theatre UK Tour 2016

2017-02-06T20:46:12+00:00 Categories: Cathedral Events|

The Cathedral of St John the Baptist are delighted to welcome the professional Christian theatre company RISE Theatre, who will be performing their original play ‘White Rabbit’ at The Narthex on Saturday 19th November 2016

‘White Rabbit’ is a beautifully crafted allegory brought to life by RISE Theatre’s exciting, imaginative performance style. Be prepared to laugh, cry […]

21 07, 2016

Traditional Garden Party – 23rd July

2017-02-06T20:46:14+00:00 Categories: Cathedral Events|

Come and join us for a day of family-friendly fun and frolics in the garden!

One of our best-kept secrets, our beautiful cathedral garden will be open to all between 2pm and 8pm, filled with all the delights of a traditional British garden party.

The party begins at 2.15pm, with our Royal Parade – open to all the […]

28 06, 2016

Final Lunchtime Concert of this Season

2017-02-06T20:46:14+00:00 Categories: Cathedral Events, Music Events|

Join us at 1pm for the final Lunchtime Concert in our season, before a break for the summer months.

This week’s Concert is given by Jack Spencer. Jack is currently an Organ Scholar at Queens’ College Cambridge.

The Concert will follow immediately after the 12.30 Mass in the Cathedral.

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1 06, 2016

Emma Nuule in concert

2017-02-06T20:46:17+00:00 Categories: Cathedral Events, Music Events|

The award winning soprano singer Emma Nuule, will be performing at the Cathedral of St John the Baptist on 7th August 2016.

Emma, who sung in tribute of the Queen’s birthday at City Hall in April will be performing a range of classical songs with pianist Will Fergusson supporting.

Arrival for the event is 6.30pm, the performance will begin at […]

25 05, 2016

Queen’s 90th birthday picnic at Cathedral

2017-02-06T20:46:17+00:00 Categories: Cathedral Events|

Ecumenical Christian charity Celebrate Norwich & Norfolk will be marking Her Majesty The Queen’s official 90th Birthday on Sunday June 12, with a free picnic to honour local Christian volunteers, followed by a Celebration service, both at St John the Baptist Cathedral in Norwich.

Christian charities and organisations from across Norwich and Norfolk are being invited to […]

26 04, 2016

Marriage and Family Celebration Mass 18th June

2017-02-06T20:46:18+00:00 Categories: Cathedral Events|

Bishop Alan warmly invites all married and engaged couples to attend a special Mass celebrating marriage and family at the Cathedral of St John the Baptist, Norwich on Saturday, 18th June, 11am, followed by a lunch reception.

Certificates will be awarded to those married 1yr,  5yrs and every multiple of 5 years thereafter. For more information, […]