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Proclamation of King Charles III

Published on Saturday, 10th September 2022

A local proclamation of the new sovereign will be made by the Lord Mayor of Norwich, Councillor Dr Kevin Maguire from City Hall steps at 1.30pm on Sunday 11 September.

  • Armed forces flag raising ceremony

    Published: Friday, 17th June 2022

    A celebration to mark the beginning of Armed Forces Week will be held outside City Hall on Monday 20 June.

  • Seeds from a Ginkgo tree, which survived the 1945 atomic bombing of Japan, have been given to Norwich City Council to create a lasting symbol of peace.

    Norwich's trees for peace

    Published: Wednesday, 15th June 2022

    Seeds from a Ginkgo tree, which survived the 1945 atomic bombing of Japan, have been given to Norwich City Council to create a lasting symbol of peace.

  • All invited to vibrant city celebration

    Published: Friday, 10th June 2022

    A colourful parade and service to celebrate the start of the civic year will recognise the roles of civic heads, local community leaders and volunteers on Sunday 12 June.

  • Lord Mayor and Sheriff sworn in at civic ceremony

    Published: Tuesday, 24th May 2022

    The Lord Mayor and Sheriff of Norwich for the civic year 2022-23 have taken on their civic roles after being ceremonially appointed this afternoon.  

  • Commemorating the Holocaust

    Published: Wednesday, 26th January 2022

    The city’s key civic institutions will commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day in a virtual ceremony on Thursday 27 January 2022.

  • Norwich remembers

    Published: Thursday, 11th November 2021

    This week Norwich remembers the service and sacrifice of the armed forces, along with their families and the emergency services in conflicts past and present.

  • New civic leaders to be sworn in at Norwich City Council

    Published: Friday, 21st May 2021

    The new Lord Mayor and Sheriff of Norwich will take on their new civic roles after being ceremonially sworn on Monday.

  • Commemorating the Holocaust

    Published: Tuesday, 26th January 2021

    The city’s key civic institutions will commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day in a virtual ceremony on Wednesday, 27 January.

  • Arrangements for the Lord Mayor and Sheriff of Norwich

    Published: Friday, 15th May 2020

    The city council has formalised plans to make a temporary change to arrangements for the current Lord Mayor and Sheriff by increasing their time in office due to the effects of coronavirus.

  • All invited to Holocaust Memorial Day service

    Published: Tuesday, 21st January 2020

    A public service of remembrance for the Holocaust will take place at 2pm on Monday 27 January at St Peter Mancroft Church in Norwich.

  • Chinese New Year

    Celebrate Chinese New Year in Norwich and support vital advice charities

    Published: Wednesday, 15th January 2020

    Join the Lord Mayor, Sheriff and guests on Monday 3 February for an evening of dinner and fundraising at Riverbank Chinese Buffet Restaurant to welcome in 2020, the Year of the Rat.

  • Lord Mayor and Sheriff

    Lord Mayor and Sheriff sworn in at civic ceremony

    Published: Tuesday, 21st May 2019

    The new Lord Mayor and Sheriff of Norwich have taken on their civic roles after being ceremonially appointed today.

  • Norwich to fly the Commonwealth flag

    Published: Friday, 8th March 2019

    Norwich will join nations from across the globe in raising its Commonwealth flag on Monday 11 March.

  • Local Victoria Cross hero to be honoured in Norwich

    Published: Thursday, 20th September 2018

    A local World War 1 hero will be honoured in Norwich later this month, marking 100 years since he was awarded the highest military decoration.

  • Real life heroes’ honours to be set in stone

    Published: Wednesday, 16th August 2017

    Two local World War I heroes will be honoured this month as commemorative stones are laid 100 years after they were awarded the highest military decoration, the Victoria Cross.

  • Civic chains

    Making history

    Published: Wednesday, 19th October 2016

    Two fresh pieces of Norwich history are being unveiled as the Lord Mayor and Sheriff have been presented with new civic chains.