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Welcome to the website of the Anglican Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham (Church of England). Hopefully, whether as a pilgrim - past, present or future - student, visitor or tourist, you will find this site helpful and that you will gain a sense of the very special quality of Walsingham - "England's Nazareth". There is something here for everyone.
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The Shrine's new Website is to be launched on Monday 20th November. It will probably take two or three days to settle in on the web, so don't worry too much if for the first few days you continue to arrive at this site. The address remains the same www.walsinghamanglican.org.uk but if you have been a regular visitor to this site you may need to use your F5 key (Refresh) for your device to search again and hopefully find our new site.
Canon Michael McLean - died on Monday 6th November at his home in Walsingham. Go to Latest News for the Shrine Church funeral arrangements.
The WALSINGHAM FESTIVAL at CHICHESTER CATHEDRAL - Saturday 14th October - was attended by over 1,000 pilgrims from across the south of England. Go to Latest News to read an account of the day's programme.
ADOREMUS 2017 - Friday 24th - Sunday 26th November. This annual pilgrimage for the under 35's promises to be very special this year. Three young priests and a mission worker will be directing all aspects of the weekend's events. Go to Lastest News for full information.
Information and Booking Forms are now available online for The Priests & Deacons Retreat Pilgrimage (February 2018), the Families' Pilgrimage (November 2017) and the Children's Pilgrimage (March 2018). Go to Latest News.
Did You Know? Norton's Cafe-Bar (underneath the Refectory) is now open at 9.00 am every morning and serves breakfast - "full English", bacon sandwiches, porridge, cereals, fruit juices, and toast and marmalade until 11.00 am. The Cafe-Bar is open to all (not just residents) and our breakfasts have proved very popular with early-bird tourists and cyclists. From 1st November the Cafe-Bar will be closing at 4.30 pm - unless there are 50+ pilgrims in residence. If this is the case the Cafe-Bar will remain open for the evening.
BIBLE WEEK - 2017: full information is now available for the 2017 Bible Week (October 23rd - 27th) which has the theme Bearer of the Word - Our Lady in Sacred Scripture. Keynote speakers include The Revd Canon Nicholas Turner, The Revd DrA K M Adam & The Revd Dr Peter Anthony. Click here to find out more and for an application form.
Accommodation Availability - Autumn 2017: There is accommodation available for small groups and individual pilgrims on a few weekends in October. Click here for details.
The Lantern Badge - to assist in raising funds for the Lantern/Sepulchre Appeal a new badge for Shrine members is on sale. The design of the badge is based on the Michael Coles' Milner Wing stained glass window. Click here for further information and to buy the badge online.
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