Norwich Cathedral

Cathedral, cloister and labyrinth
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For over 900 years the awesome beauty of this Norman building has reached out and touched people, speaking to them of God’s glory and his love for each one of them. The Cathedral’s architecture is justly famous, its history fascinating and its collection of art and objects outstanding. The Cathedral deserves its five star rating as a tourist attraction, but this is no museum.

Venue Type:

Sacred space

Opening hours

The Cathedral is open from:
7.30am-6.30pm daily

Admission charges

Suggested donation adults:£5, conc:£4, family: £12.

Additional info

The new Visitor and Education centre (the Hostry) has specially designed classroom facilities for schools and adult education programmes, as well as modern, flexible conference facilities and an encounter space for public exhibitions.

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Heritage Open Days

Heritage Open Days: Norwich Cathedral: Norwich 450

  • 10 — 12 September 2015

An exhibition celebrating the 450th anniversary of the formation of Norwich's Assay Office. For over 200 years Norwich goldsmiths marked their work with the 'castle and lion'. This special event brings together Norwich-made silver and tells the story of the craftsmen and their work.

Suitable for

  • Any age


Heritage Open Days

Heritage Open Days: Norwich Cathedral: Herb Garden

  • 13 September 2015

The Herb Garden is used to grow herbs for medicinal and kitchen use that match those used by Benedictine monks. Explore the garden with specialist volunteers.

Suitable for

  • Any age


Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

Creative Arts Programmes for KS1,2 and 3

A number of new cross curricular programmes involving art and craft, music, dance and drama, ending with a plenary of discussion, reflection and stillness. The Cathedral's images, architecture and art provide ideal 'springboards' to learn about our world, spirituality and self expression. Our live interpretation programmes explore the medieval lives of holy people who lived in and around the Cathedral.
(Group size: one class;Duration 10.00-3.00 Level: KS1,2,3)


  • Juliet Corbett, Schools Officer


  • Gatehouse Press

Norwich Cathedral
12 The Close




Education Officer



01603 218300


01603 766032

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