Julian Festival Day Saturday, 8th May 2021

10.30am BST  Eucharist from the Church of St. Julian, Norwich, celebrated by the Right Reverend the Bishop of Norwich, Graham Usher with Renewal of Vows of the Companions of Julian. 

Click the Microsoft Teams Live Stream link here.  If you're not familiar with Teams, you are welcome to "Watch on the web instead" (the white button on the right) and (on the next screen) "Join anonymously". 

Click here for the service sheet.  

3.00pm BST  Julian in Troubled Times, the annual Julian Lecture (postponed from last year due to the pandemic), delivered  by the J. R. R. Tolkien Professorship of English Literature and Language, the University of Oxford, Vincent Gillespie.

Sold out, unfortunately, due to the technical limit of 250 attendees in a Microsoft Teams meeting.

Click here for the handout that accompanies the lecture; Vincent will be reading Julian in the original Middle English.


  • Vincent Gillespie’s lecture was truly inspirational. Thank you.

  • I was hoping to join you for this lecture but missed it due to the numbers requirement. Will there be a recording posed on this site or elsewhere? Thank you

    Alexandra Le Clezio
  • Please can we have access to the recording of Saturday’s lecture with q & a’s?

    Andrew Norman
  • 1st introduced to Julian thru incredible choir I belonged to. She has changed my life. All shall be well.

    Melissa Lucia
  • Thank you so much for organising the events to celebrate the Julian Festival today. It was wonderful tos see people in the church again with the Bishop for the Mass and Vincent Gillespie’s lecture this afternoon was wonderful.

    Gill Butterworth CJN

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