Church of England Diocese of Norwich St. George, Tombland, Norwich

Announcements and News

!!!  Change of service time: from next Sunday the services will be at 11 a.m. on Sundays, not 10.30  !!!

New Rector:  We are delighted to announce that with effect from 1st June, Fr Alaric Lewis has been appointed Rector of the new benefice (which includes the parish of St George Tombland and the parish of St George Colegate).

Fr Alaric was formerly a priest in the Diocese of Europe serving as Chaplain of the Anglican Chaplaincy of Saint Andrew, Costa Del Sol East, Spain where he looked after four different parishes over a large geographical area.

Fr Alaric’s biography is available on his website at

Fr John's Retirement:

Fr John Minns retired in April. We held a special Eucharist to celebrate his ministry as Priest in Charge from 1991-2018, on Sunday April 22nd. Pictures and other reminders of the occasion can be found on our Facebook page.

Repairs to the Tower and North Porch

The builders have been working on the scaffolding but repairs have yet to start.

Events Coming up:

Alan Dorman Lecture, Wednesday 13th June<span style="font-size: 1rem;">. A talk by Brian Eastman entitled 'Being a Producer: what does it mean?'. Brian is a City of Norwich School Old Boy. He was one of the first independent TV and film producers in the UK. HIs TV work includes the Poirot Series with David Suchet, 'Jeeves and Wooster' with Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry, and 'Rosemary and Thyme' with Felicity Kendal and Pam Ferris. Tickets £6 on the door, with free glass of wine. Proceeds to the Friends of St G's.</span>

(Cancelled) Summer Concert: the UEA students' chamber concert scheduled for the evening of Saturday 23rd June has been postponed to the Autumn.

Princes St URC community lunch, Tuesday 26th June. "A Royal Celebration". Details from Helena (book by 12th June). Tickets £4 each.

The Friends of St George's city walk, Wednesday 11th July, 6.30 pm. This year's walk will focus on the Cathedral Close and will be led by Jan King, one of Norwich's most experienced city and cathedral guides. After the walk we return to St George's for a fish and chips supper. Tickets £15 each (book by 1st July).

Sunday 5th August: in place of our main Sunday morning service we shall join St George's Colegate at 0930 (because of the Norwich 10K run which means the city centre is closed).

Data Protection

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