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Getting ready for Open Churches Week 2017
Norfolk Open Churches week is an annual celebration where churches across Norfolk and Waveney hold a variety of events in their church, such as art exhibitions, flower festivals and car rallies.
‘Capturing the Church in Norfolk’ photography competition
Today the Diocese has launched a photography competition aimed to put the county’s creative photography skills to the test.
Fulmodeston welcomes over 200 people at the start of Open Churches Week
Open Churches Week got off to an energetic start with Christ Church, Fulmodeston's 'Coffee at the Crossroads'. The event raised over £1,000 for the church in just two hours.
Blo Norton’s Indian Prince
Blo Norton Church, Village Hall and History Group have combined to organise a series of events to remember ''Prince Freddy'' who lived the last 16 years of his life at Blo' Norton Hall.
Celebrating the many uses of church buildings
‘50 Things to do in a Church’ celebrates the many and diverse uses of church buildings and asks the public to share their favourite things to do in a church or chapel.
Get ready for Open Churches Week
This year Open Churches Week will run from Saturday 6 August to Sunday 14 August.
Why your church needs to know about Pokémon GO
The Church of England has released the following article giving churches information about the mobile and tablet app game that has been an overnight sensation with millions playing it around the world.
Do you know a Heritage Angel?
Historic England are looking to find the heroes who have helped save historic places for the next generation.
Operation Norfolk Remembers
A community based project aims to photograph every First World War memorial in Norfolk to build a digital collage of memorials.
Aylsham Church launches new interactive church app
The new app called 'Aylsham Church' has been specially designed by local IT firm Norfolk Geeks to bring the 14th Century building alive for a 21st Century visitor.
The Medieval Churches of the Cathedral Quarter Trail Map
A new trail map featuring information on lost and extant churches in Norwich has been launched.
Competition to find the church with brightest local community ideas opens
Specialist insurer Ecclesiastical has this week a launched national competition to find the church with the brightest idea to help its local community.
Celebrating our churchyard wildlife custodians
Norfolk has a wealth of wildlife and natural environments that support and enrich our lives, and Norfolk's many churchyards and cemeteries form an important part of this natural fabric.
Nominate your church for The Most Welcoming Churches Awards 2016
Over 80% of the population visit a church during the course of a year - which makes you think... how welcoming are our churches?
St Mary’s Church, Gissing secures Heritage Lottery Fund support
Gissing Church has been given initial funding and the go ahead to progress plans for urgent repairs to the Grade I listed church.
Double award win for Cromer Parish Church
It's been an exciting time for Cromer Parish Church with St Martins - it has been announced it is the recipient of two awards: A TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence and the Prospects Learning Disability Friendly Church accreditation.
Open Churches Week 2014
Sunday 3 August sees the return of the annual Open Churches Week in the Diocese of Norwich.
Is your church open on weekdays in 2014?
Each year the Diocese produces an Open Churches booklet which is made available at tourist information centres and in local accommodation across Norfolk.
Who to contact
Miss Caroline Rawlings
Church Development Officer
01603 882351 Email