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Take a look at these events of interest to the Norfolk Christian community including Snowdrop Sundays, Unlock the Bible, indoor beach party and Nurturing Creativity More ...
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Norwich Cathedral Family Fun Day
Who do you think is a Super Hero? A family fun day is set for Norwich Cathedral on February 18 during half term. More ...
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Rise Up women's conference returns to Norwich
The Rise Up Women's Conference is back for its third year on June 20 and organisers are excited that Dawna De Silva from Bethel is back as the main speaker. More ...
50 Women's World Day of Prayer events in Norfolk 
The theme for this year's World Day of Prayer on March 6 is 'Rise! Take your mat and walk' and there are almost 50 events in Norfolk alone. More ...
Homeless weekend set for Norwich Cathedral 
Spend a night in Norwich Cathedral’s Cloisters and raise vital funds to help the homeless as part of a weekend of activities to equip people to understand how they can help. More ...
Norwich church hosts leadership training day
SOUL Church is holding its regular ‘Open Home’ event on Tuesday 19 May, inviting church leaders from across the area to come along to a day of training, worship and the chance to get to know other Norfolk leaders. More ...
Soul church to run half term youth camp in Norwich
Opportunity to join spiritual retreat near Thetford 
Norwich church to host series of open events
Contemporary passion play to be performed in Norwich 
Tales of the unexpected at Norfolk Christian centre
Chorister made ‘boy bishop’ to mark St Nicholas Day
Advent and Christmas events 2019
Hark! A nativity story Norwich church
'Six hot nights' at Soul church in Norwich
Spaces on prayer and worship course in Norwich
Christian magician to perform at Norwich church
Norwich church invite to 'Questioning faith' sessions
Six week discipleship course running in Norwich
Back-to-back HYPE youth nights at Soul church
2020 plans for Norwich churches to pray together 
Science-Faith Cathedral lecture on climate change
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Calendar of events

This is a calendar of events for the Christian community in Norwich and Norfolk. E-mail the following details of your event to Network Norfolk Events:  Date, event title, what it involves, start and end time, location (if you include a postcode we can attach an e-map to your entry), contact name and tel no for more details. The details must be received at least two weeks before the event, ideally longer.
This listing contains the next 20 events. If you require information on events even further ahead then visit the comprehensive Calendar database section of this website.

 Rolling Events Diary (see also events on Partners pages) 
Norwich Healing Rooms
7:30pm Thursday 20 February, St Edmunds Church Fishergate
Norwich Healing Rooms every Thursday evening 7.30 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. at St Edmunds Church Fishergate
UNA talk
1:00pm Friday 21 February, Friends Meeting House, Upper Goat Lane, Norwich
Our talk this month will be about the activities of that wonderful organistation: Medecins Sans Frontiers (MSF).  Medical teams from MSF act fast to save peoples lives in conflict zones, natural disasters and epidemics in over 65 countries around the world.
 
On any given day, there are over 30,000 inspiring doctors, nurses, logisticians and other project staff working for MSF overseas.  Our UK office is responsible for 300 staff and many of them are happy to share their stories once they have returned home.   And this is the case with our speaker today, Christopher Peskett.
Christopher is a Registered General Nurse who has worked in the field for over 10 years, in Africa, the Middle East and Asia.  He had a variety of roles: nursing manager, research coordinator, medical team leader and project coordinator.  No one could be better equipped to give us a valuable insight into the activities of Medecins Sans Frontiers.  Don't miss it!
Cromer Beach Fest indoor beach party
3:00pm Friday 21 February, Cromer Parish Church, Church Street, Cromer, Norfolk,
Cromer Beach Fest will running an indoor beach party in February half-term, from 3pm to 5pm on Friday February 21. Families can come along and enjoy an indoor Hawaiian theme beach party in the Parish Church. There will be games, craft activities and a party-pack tea. Entry is free, although donations are welcome.
Cromer Beach Fest is a brand new initiative organised by Cromer Church in partnership with other local churches and community organisations.
 
Visit: https://www.facebook.com/CromerBeachFest
Sheringham indoor beach party
3:00pm Friday 21 February, Lighthouse Community Church, 62 Cromer Road, Sheringham, Norfolk
The Sheringham BeachLife team will be following up their hugely successful summer outreach with an indoor beach party during half term week.
All primary school age children, and younger, can come along from 3pm to 5pm join in the fun and games, with a giant inflatable, music, competitions, crafts and ice cream sundaes. The children will also gather to hear how Jesus can impact their lives. Younger children are very welcome to the party, but anyone under four should bring an adult with them. The fun continues in the evening when young people of high school age can come along from 7.30pm to 9pm, when the activities will continue to have a beach-related theme.
The event is completely free but, as always, any donations are very welcome.
 
Trees of Hope project
9:30am Saturday 22 February, Anthony Nolan Road, King's Reach, Kings Lynn
It will take about 30 minutes for people to plant their tree which will be provided at the site. A suggested donation of £5 will fund 2 whips (young trees). The Just Giving account for the Trees of Hope project is HSBC King's Lynn sorting code 40-26-11; account number 81039504.
Overstrand: Tales of the Unexpected
10:00am Saturday 22 February, The Pleasaunce, Harbord Rd, Overstrand, Norfolk,
Gorleston - Unlock the Bible
10:00am Saturday 22 February, St Mary Magdalene church, Magdalen Square, Gorleston,
A free training day to help Christians to share their faith in urban areas where traditional bible studies may not be so effective.
The training will be delivered by Dawn Lonsdale, chief officer with Unlock Training. This is an opportunity open to anyone across the Eastern Region of England who may be interested in learning more about Unlock's approach to the Bible, giving both clergy and laity insights and practical, hands-on experience in applying this approach to Bible engagement with small groups of oral learners in their local area.
Light lunch will be provided. No charge, but booking essential - ring Anna Heydon on 07471 347072.
Yarmouth - Burn 24/7 worship evening
6:00pm Saturday 22 February, St Mary Magdalene Church, Magdalen Square, Gorleston
All are invited to four hours of non-stop worship to launch Burn 24-7 in Great Yarmouth. This evening of extended worship will see the commissioning of the Burn 24/7 movement in the borough by directors Phil and Debs from Norwich Burn 24/7. Worship teams involved will include members from Norwich, Cambridge, and Great Yarmouth. Burn 24/7 is a time of nonstop worship. A time of worshiping an awesome God with voice, dance, and through art. Entry is free, and those attending are welcome to come and go as they feel led.
For more information, contact Alan Hendry (Director) 07450 814929 or Alick Sutherland (Co Director) 07884 582859
 
Thorpe Market - Snowdrop Sundays
12:00pm Sunday 23 February, St Margaret’s Church, Thorpe Market, Norfolk,
St Margaret’s Church in Thorpe Market will be continuing its programme of community events again this winter with a series of “Snowdrop Sundays” during February, which will include art exhibitions. The snowdrops attracted over 1200 visitors over four Sundays last year, raising valuable funds to help to keep the church and churchyard in good order, available for community use and, most importantly, open as a place of worship for the people of the village and further afield. This year there will again be rotating exhibitions by local and visiting artists in the church, as well as stalls from local businesses. Home-made cakes and refreshments will be available. 
For further information please contact the Churchwarden, Martin Castle, at mdcastle57@gmail.com or on 07817 027589.
 
 
Eaton: Baby and Me
9:30am Monday 24 February, Christ Church Eaton
An activity for babies and their parents or carers. There will be opportunities for parents and carers to chat, meet new friends, take part in action songs, have breakfast, and have fun.  There is no cost.
 
Holt - Filling Station meeting
7:00pm Monday 24 February, Holt Community Centre, Kerridge Way, Holt,
“Growing the Garden” is the theme for an evening with Norwich vicar, Dave Lloyd, who will be speaking at the North Norfolk Filling Station meeting.
Dave Lloyd has been the Associate Vicar at St Thomas Church, Norwich since 2013. Everyone is welcome for an evening of fellowship and worship followed by the main talk. There will also be a time for prayer ministry at the end. The evening starts at 7pm for coffee, cakes and chat, with the talk from around 7.30pm.
 
The Nourishing Hope Project
6:00pm Tuesday 25 February, St John the Evangelist Church
The project is exploring food which is kind to the planet. There will be a short talk and discussion.  This will be followed by a pancake feast, cookery demonstrations, competitions and recipe swaps. Participants are encouraged to bring pancakes and vegetarian pancake fillings to share.
Anthony Isaacs
7:00pm Tuesday 25 February, The Light House, Fishergate Norwich,
Broadcasting Faith Programmes - Difficulties and Success.
Anthony Isaacs heads the Sunday Morning Faith programmes on BBC Radio Norfolk.  You may know the voice now come and meet him.  Anthony Isaacs will tell us about faith, belief and the future on the BBC.   We can hear examples of the successes and difficulties in broadcasting.
7pm .  Followed by light refreshments. Donations towards venue and refreshments in the region of £3:00
This event is organised by the Council of Christians and Jews (CCJ)
Letton Hall - Guided retreat
9:45am Wednesday 26 February - Friday 28 February, Letton Hall, Shipdham, Norfolk
Guided Retreats at Letton Hall - Preparation for Lent: Into the desert with Jesus.
Individually guided retreats will enable you to take time out of your busy schedule to draw near to God, to think, to reflect, pray and grow, noticing and finding God in all things. During your retreat you will meet with a Spiritual Director (booking in advance required) and you will be welcome to join in with the monastic rhythm of prayer, good food and fellowship.
Total costs for full board and led programme is £160. For further information about retreats and for a sample retreat programme contact Revd.
Deborah Hamilton-Grey, Retreats Director. email: retreats@lettonhall.org www.guidedretreats.org.uk
Bungay - Nurturing Creativity art based...
9:30am Thursday 27 February, Quiet Waters Christian Retreat House, Flixton Road, Bungay,
Over the next six months the Quiet Waters Christian Retreat House, set in a large Georgian House on the Suffolk and Norfolk border, is hosting a series of four art-based day retreats to consider the gift of creativity.  

The leaders of CARM (Creative Arts Retreat Movement) Brian and Claire Watts will lead the series giving time to reflect on God’s creativity, creativity in the Bible, and where it all fits with our own faith journeys.

All materials and lunch are provided. The retreats cost £30 for each one-day session or £100 for all four sessions.
To book a place or find out more information about any of the retreats contact Quiet Waters on 01986 893201 or email mail@quietwaters.org.uk
Norwich Healing Rooms
7:30pm Thursday 27 February, St Edmunds Church Fishergate
Norwich Healing Rooms every Thursday evening 7.30 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. at St Edmunds Church Fishergate
Celebrate Norwich & Norfolk Prayer
Friday 28 February, The Forum, Millennium Plain, Norwich
Please come and join the Celebrate team and others in prayer at the Forum in Norwich to pray for this year's event on June 20 and for all who participate and attend. This prayer makes such a difference.
We meet at 7.30pm at the Café Bar Marzano. Get a coffee and join in the prayer session right where Celebrate happens.
The other prayer dates at the Forum are: March 27, April 24, May 22 and June 12.
Contact: John Betts at johnbetts2.jb@gmail.com
Norwich FGB Dinner - Members' Stories
Friday 28 February, City Suite, Mercure Hotel, 121-131 Boundary Road, Norwich
Monthly two-course dinner with guest speaker.
This month: Members’ Stories of healings, changed lives, answered prayers, needs met – and so much more. And what God has done for them, He can do for you, so do come.
Start at 7 for 7.30pm.
Bookings for all events should be made in advance to booking secretary, Lisa by email to fgbnorwich@gmail.com or by phone to 01603 935000.
The cost of each dinner is £15 per person.


 
Sheringham - Fairtrade coffee morning
10:30am Friday 28 February, St Andrews Methodist Church, Cromer Road, Sheringham
As part of Fairtrade Fortnight this is a Fairtrade Coffee Morning, with quizzes, stalls and, of course, Fairtrade cakes. All welcome - whether you're 9 or 90, or somewhere between!!
Arise and Shine
7:00pm Friday 28 February, Poringland Community Centre, Overton Way
Jonathan and Paige Squirrell, senior leaders at the Beacon Church, Bacton, will talk about carrying God's glory and beauty to a broken world
Yarmouth - 2020 Vision evening
7:00pm Saturday 29 February, Great Yarmouth Charter Academy, Salisbury Road, Great Yarmouth.
Neil O’Boyle, the National Director of Youth for Christ, will be the keynote speaker at a “2020 vision” evening being held in Great Yarmouth later this month. East Norfolk Youth for Christ invites all Christians with a heart for young people to come and find out what is going on and what changes are afoot for 2020. This event is an opportunity to find out about the work, the people who lead and support it and the exciting changes and challenges coming up in 2020 and beyond. Local Christians are urged to come along to support the event and maybe even find out if there is a role they could play in this exciting and challenging work.
For further information, call Ali on 07733 143660
Eaton: Baby and Me
9:30am Monday 2 March, Christ Church Eaton
An activity for babies and their parents or carers. There will be opportunities for parents and carers to chat, meet new friends, take part in action songs, have breakfast, and have fun.  There is no cost.
 
Silence in Norwich Cathedral
6:30pm Monday 2 March, Norwich Cathedral
Lent: The season of prayerful self-examination. Cloister will be candlelit, and open from 6.30pm for meditative walking.
Join us for a brief but silent haven from the concerns of daily life.
The only sound will be music playing at the beginning and end of the silence. Please enter via the North West door and wear shoes with soft soles to help maintain the silence. Admission is free, donations welcome. Convened by the Silence in the Cathedral Group
Prayer Book Society
2:00pm Wednesday 4 March, All Saints Narborough
Rev Canon Stuart Nain will be speaking at 2.15pm on 'The Scottish Prayer Book 1637' followed by Evensong at 3.30pm
Norwich Healing Rooms
7:30pm Thursday 5 March, St Edmunds Church Fishergate
Norwich Healing Rooms every Thursday evening 7.30 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. at St Edmunds Church Fishergate
Norwich - The Julian Book Club
3:20pm Friday 6 March, The Julian Centre, St Julians Alley/King St, Norwich
On the first Friday of each month you can join with others over tea and cake to share what you thought and felt about one of Julian of Norwich’s visions or ‘shewings’. This week: Fifteenth Shewing, suddenly you will be delivered of your pains
Quiz and Chips
7:30pm Saturday 7 March, St Andrew's Church Hall, Eaton
Christ Church, Eaton will be holding another of its popular “Quiz and Chips” evenings. The quiz starts at 7.30pm and teams of up to 8 people are invited, but you can come by yourself and join a team on the night as well.  Tickets cost £10 per person. Contact Carrie on 01603 455413 to book. Vegetarian option available but please state at time of booking.
Speaker Michael Ramsden
Sunday 8 March, SOUL Church, Mason Road, Norwich
 international speaker and apologetics scholar, Michael Ramsden, will be speaking at all four services at Soul church with a powerful Gospel message for all9am, 10:30am, 12:30pm
Norwich Healing Rooms
7:30pm Thursday 12 March, St Edmunds Church Fishergate
Norwich Healing Rooms every Thursday evening 7.30 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. at St Edmunds Church Fishergate
Ouse Valley Filling Station
7:00pm Friday 13 March, Garboldisham Village Hall
Mark Aldridge from New Wine will be the speaker at this evening's event, where we can draw near to God through worship, testimony and hearing from God's word.
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