Buddhism / Events

Three Jewels Night

An evening of talks, ritual and the opportunity to connect with sangha friends. Our current series explores the Eight Worldly Winds, a teaching which highlights all of our hopes and fears, and helps us to see through them. We've a great line-up of different speakers each week, with personal talks reflecting on how we can work with these teachings in our day to day lives. Led by Aryadhi, Bodhivajra, Sujana and Vajragupta.

Arrive from 6.30pm for tea and the chance to socialise.

Every Tuesday, 7 – 9pm

Donations welcomed

CATALYST - Engaging the Heart and the Imagination

In this monthly event we explore the truth of the Dharma through our connections with the Arts and Imagination.

7 - 9pm on Saturdays once a month on the following dates:

8 Sep, 13 Oct, 10 Nov, 8 Dec

Donations welcomed

Women's Dharma Workshop

The WDW is a creative exploration of the dharma by women at the Norwich Buddhist Centre to deepen our practice and friendships. The group is open to all women who regularly attend the Centre.

Fridays: arrive at 5:30pm for a prompt 6pm start - 7:30pm

Held on: 28 Sep, 26 Oct, 30 Nov (No workhop in Aug or Dec)

Donations welcomed


Men's Buddhist Workshop

Monthly Saturday morning sessions open to all men. An opportunity for men to get together and explore and practise meditation and Buddhism. There is no charge for this. Donations welcome.

Last Saturnday of each month
10am - 12.30pm

Held on: 27 Oct, 24 Nov, 29 Dec

No August workshop
No September workshop (we are all going on the East Anglian Men's Weekend Retreat - click here for more info)

Buddhist Centre Open Day

Sat 15 Sept

10am – 4pm

Our centre open day is coming up on Sat 15 Sep and is open to everyone. Bring friends and family to visit the centre and look around. There will be the opportunity to try meditation and yoga classes and listen to talks on Buddhism throughout the day. Not to mention plenty of free tea and cake! A great opportunity to meet practicing Buddhists and ask them those questions you've always wanted to ask!

Free event - drop in anytime between 10 am and 4pm

Touch and Mindfulness Day

Sun 30 Sep

10am - 4pm

This experiential day will explore the impact of touch on our mind, body and emotions. Shraddhadhi will lead us into an exploration of our relationship with touch; how it is for us to be present and embodied whilst also allowing a connection with others. The day will involve paired and group exercises and led meditations. This day is open to all. Led by Shraddhadhi, Rosen Method Practitioner and Workshop teacher.


Please bring vegetarian, ideally vegan, lunch to share

Norwich Jewelquest Day for Women Training for Ordination

Sun 14 Oct

10.30am - 4.15pm

Demons and Nagas - ‘Here Be Dragons’

The dragons of folklore guard the treasure. We will explore how our hardest personal struggles become our strengths and are a rich seam of energy and self-realisation. Bring along your demons and let’s explore them in the light of the Dharma with a talk by Sinhadakini, with artwork, discussion and ritual.

Suggested donation £15 / £10

Please bring a vegetarian lunch to share

Please book with the centre

Sangha Day Festival

At Norwich Buddhist Centre

Sun 25 Nov
10am - 4pm

A day celebrating the Sangha jewel, the spiritual community.

Led by Vajagupta & Satyagita

Please bring vegetarian, ideally vegan, lunch to share
Donations welcome