Retreats / Day Events

BAM (Buddhist Action Month)

Throughout the UK, Buddhist groups, including Triratna, will be organising events enabling us to deepen our practice of compassion in every day life.


Sun 4 June 10am to 4pm
Active Compassion Day: The Launch of BAM

Veganism, diversity, the refugee crisis, world events…. How can we take our practice of metta off the cushion and engage more deeply and practically with others? A day of short talks, workshops, meditations and reflections to launch Buddhist Action Month. Led by Sarvananda and Marisa. Suggested donations £30/£25/£17. Please bring vegan lunch to share. Find the Facebook event here.


Other upcoming BAM events:

Sat 3 June 4.30 to 7.30pm - Yoga for charity with Anya

A day of yoga for all levels. All proceeds will go to a Polish Animal Charity. £20/16

Tue 13 June 7.30pm - Karuna evening

Looking at the work of the Karuna Trust. The evening will include a karuna bhavana meditation and a puja.

Sun 18 June 10.30am - Nature walk with Fin and Andy

At Strumpshaw Fen. Please book with the centre.

Thu 29 June 7.30 to 9.30pm - BAM Reflections

An evening to come together to discuss how we got on over the last month and plan for the future. No need to book.


We invite you to try becoming vegan for the month!

Paramabandhu visits Norwich

Another visit from our President and friend, Paramabandhu. He is happy to meet up with people, so if you'd like to make a time to meet him, please contact the Centre. He can meet up either one-to-one or in groups. A good idea might be to arrange to meet him with your Going for Refuge group or Mitra study group. You can read more about what a President is here and more about Paramabandhu here.

He’ll be available to meet up Saturday 27 May afternoon 2.30-5pm, and all day Monday 29 May, including a lunch slot. Please book your slot at the centre.

Study day for Order Members
with Paramabandhu

An opportunity to study with our president, Paramabandhu.

Sun 28 May
10am - 4pm

By donation (suggested amounts £30/£25/£17)
Please bring vegetarian, ideally vegan, lunch to share

Living Awareness Meditation Day

A day of meditation practice in an atmosphere of stillness and calm. Open to everyone familiar with our two meditation practices.

Led by Dayapanna
Sundays 9.30am - 4pm

11 June
13 Aug
17 Dec

By donation (suggested amounts £30/£25/£17). Please bring a vegetarian, ideally vegan, lunch to share

with Viprasanna

Sunday 25 June

3 hour yoga workshop


all levels
10.30am - 1.30pm
£20/£16

Suitable for people with no previous experience.

Dharma Day Festival

2,500 years ago, the Buddha Sakyamuni first turned the Wheel of the Dharma. Dharma Day is a festival when Buddhists from all traditions celebrate their good fortune in coming across the Dharma. Open to all those familiar with the two meditations that we teach.

Sun 9 Jul
10am - 4pm

donations welcome
please bring a vegetarian lunch to share

Padmasambahava Day

Celebrate the figure who took Buddhism to Tibet and is a symbol of the tantric adept, able to overcome and integrate the wild energies that arise in Buddhist practice. Open to everyone familiar with our two meditation practices and with an interest in ritual.

Sun 1 Oct
10am - 4pm

donations welcome
please bring a vegetarian, preferably vegan, lunch to share

Sangha Day Afternoon Festival

On this day we celebrate the red jewel of the Sangha. It's a chance to experience our deep heart connections with each other, through shared practice, as well as spend time together throughout the day. You can read more about Sangha Day here.

Sun 5 Nov
10am - 4pm


donations welcome
please bring a vegetarian, preferably vegan, lunch to share