Heritage Open Days 2020

Volunteers from Norwich Historic Churches Trust will be opening St Martin at Palace (our headquarters) and St Peter Parmentergate (currently untenanted) during Heritage Open Days. Many of the other churches we care for will be hosting events during the festival. Search the HODs events directory to find out more and to book tickets.


St Martin at Palace, St Martin at Palace Plain
Open 12, 13, 15 & 17 September, 10am – 4pm

St Peter Parmentergate, King Street
Open 12 & 20 September, 10am – 2pm

St Clement, Colegate
Open 12, 13, 19, 20 September, 10am – 4pm

St Edmunds, Fishergate 
12 September, 10am – 4pm

St James Pockthorpe (Norwich Puppet Theatre), Whitefriars
12 September 10am-4pm, 13 September, 12-4pm

St Margaret’s (Church of Art), St Benedicts Street
12 & 13 September, 10am – 4pm

St Mary Coslany, St Mary’s Plain
12 September, 10am – 4pm

St Michael at Plea, Redwell Street
11, 12, 18, 19 September, 10am – 4pm

St Peter Hungate, Princes Street
12 & 19 September, 10am – 4pm

St Simon and St Jude, Elm Hill
11 September 10am-6pm (tour at 11 and 3)
14, 16, 18 September 2pm-5pm (tour at 3 and 4.30)


Flints! Family Greeman mask-making 
Activity, 12-4pm, Sunday 13th September, St Martin at Palace (drop in)

Shakespeare in the Churchyard: Scenes, Sonnets, Soliloquies performed by Ye Palace Plaiers.
Performance, 1pm and 3pm, Sunday 13th Septmeber, St Martin at Palace (drop in – places limited)

The Berney-Hobart Monument: history and restoration,
Talk, 2.30pm, Sunday 20th September (pre-book only)

An Introduction to Churchyard Bees: meet the resident colony.
Talk, 1pm & 3pm, Saturday 19th September, St Clement Colegate (pre-book only)