Contact Us

Keep up-to-date with our future programme of events and news by giving us your name and email address and confirmation of your permission for us to contact you.

If you have any questions for us then either contact us via our Facebook page or on Twitter
or via email to

I consent to being contacted by the Norwich Freemen about news and events. Your details will not be shared with any one else.


What is the Honorary Freedom?

Read More


Timeline of our history

Read More

Did you know...

Until 1835 only freemen could vote in the Norwich local elections. This created problems as rate payers did not have the right to vote.

Anybody who wished to trade freely in medieval Norwich had to become a freeman.

The annual freemen’s outing is a popular event which now attracts hundreds, including freemen from overseas. Visits are often to properties which have received substantial grants from the freemen’s charity.

From the early 15th century, the freemen governed Norwich in relative harmony for 250 years – in marked contrast to other large rival towns in England such as Bristol, York and Newcastle.


The Great Feast – 29th September 2017

Read More