'The Story of Norwich Cathedral' Open Day

29 May 2017
11:00 - 15:30
Enter via the Hostry
A picture from the rear of the Nave at Norwich Cathedral
To celebrate the publication of our new book, The Story of Norwich Cathedral, we're inviting you to come and discover the story of your Cathedral with a special Bank Holiday Open Day!

There will be activities running throughout the day for people of all ages, including:

  • Games in the Cloisters
  • Storytelling by costumed characters
  • 30-minute taster tours of the Cathedral (at 2.00pm, 2.30pm and 3.00pm)
  • Special tours for families led by the Dean’s pet dog, Lily the Labradoodle!
  • Dress up as a monk and play games of Nine Mens Morris
  • Make a pilgrim’s badge
  • Visit the Cathedral's incredible historic library and see books on display relating to Cathedral characters, including Dean Prideaux and Dean Goulburn

In addition, there are a number of other timed events taking place:

  • 11.00am - Organ Recital (Cathedral Nave)
  • 11.30am - Meet Cathedral characters of the past (Cloisters)
  • 12.00pm - Participate in a grand procession into the Cathedral (departs from Cloisters)
  • 2.00pm - The Cabbage Skittle Challenge! (Cloister Garth)
  • 3.00pm - Lorraine Theobald will lead a simple circle dance through the Labyrinth (Cloister Garth)

The Refectory Café and Cathedral Gift Shop will be running special discounts and promotions to mark the day. We hope that you will be able to join us!