Bishop Herbert de Losinga Lectures

25 June 2019
19:00 - 20:00
St George Tombland
Herbert De Losinga © Paul Hurst
CHANGE OF VENUE: This lecture will now take place in St George Tombland and places are still available.

Norwich Cathedral is marking the 900th anniversary of the death of its founder, Bishop Herbert de Losinga, with a series of free lectures looking at his life and times.

On Tuesday 25 June, Professor Catherine Cubitt, from the University of East Anglia, will give a talk entitled The Anglo-Saxon Bishops of East Anglia.

Professor Catherine Cubitt is currently Head of the School of History at the University of East Anglia and President of the Norfolk and Norwich Historical Association. She is currently finishing her second monograph, Sin and Society in 10th and 11th Century England, and has published widely on the Anglo-Saxon church. 

This free lecture will be in St George Tombland at 7pm.

Other 7pm lectures in the series include:

The Rule of St Benedict and its Variations: Anglo-Saxon Monasticism
Tuesday 28 May (Weston Room)
Dr Dominic Bellenger, from Von Hugel Institute, University of Cambridge 

The Architectural Language of Bishop Herbert’s Cathedral
Tuesday 4 June (Weston Room)
Professor Sandy Heslop, Professor of Visual Arts at the University of East Anglia

Jews, Deer Parks, and the Holy Blood: England and Normandy in the Life and Letters of Herbert Losinga
Tuesday 18 June (Weston Room)
Professor Nicholas Vincent, from the University of East Anglia

The Liturgical Manuscripts of Norwich Cathedral Priory and Diocese c.1200-1500
Tuesday 16 July (Weston Room)
Professor Nigel Morgan, from the University of Cambridge 

To download a leaflet about the lecture series click here: Bishop Herbert de Losinga Lectures

To book a free place on any of the free 7pm lectures, call the NCCL admin team on 01603 218443 or email

There will also be a number of special services in honour of Bishop Herbert de Losinga taking place from 18 to 23 July. These services will be celebrated just as they would have been by the monks of the Cathedral Priory in the Middle Ages. 
More information will be available closer to the time at

Picture: Paul Hurst