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Are you a pilgrimage organiser? Are you thinking of bringing a group to Walsingham but don’t know where to start? If so, then this weekend is for you.  Ideas for excursions and your liturgical programme; a Saturday afternoon outing; time for prayer and worship together; a chance to be on a pilgrimage without the responsibility of looking after your group.

Our annual Leaders’ & Organisers Weekend (Friday 28th February to Sunday 1st March 2020) is a perfect opportunity to visit the Shrine to plan your visit and experience our hospitality first-hand.


Friday February 28th

5.00 pm                    Mass

6.00 pm                    Shrine Prayers

6.40 pm                    First Visit at the Annunciation Alter

7.00 pm                    Drinks and super in the Pilgrim Refectory

7.30 pm                    Welcome and Quiz Night


Saturday February 29th

8.00 – 9.00 am             Breakfast

9.30 – 10 am               Stations of the Cross

10.00 – 10.30 am        Shrine news from Fr Kevin Smith, Priest Administrator

10.30 –11.30 am         Shrine Heritage Tour

12.30 – 1.30 pm         Lunch

2.00 pm                      Royal Church Tour or Snowdrop Walk or Free time

5.00 pm                      Shrine Prayers

6.00 pm                     Mass

6.45 pm                     Supper

8.15 pm                     Evening Devotion


Sunday March 1st

8.00 – 9.00 am                   Breakfast

11.00 am                            Mass at S. Mary’s Church

12.30 pm                            Lunch

2.30 pm                              Sprinkling, Benediction & Last Visit


The cost of the weekend is £95 per person inclusive of accommodation (up to two nights) and meals.  For further information or to book please contact the Shrine’s Hospitality Department (01328 820239 or  Early booking is recommended.


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