Norwich Blackfriars Online

Welcome to The Norwich Blackfriars Online. This website is designed to guide you through the medieval and later history of St Andrew's and Blackfriars' Halls, Norwich. The Halls were built over 600 years ago, and today they represent the most complete English friary church and convent buildings to survive intact from the medieval period.

Come and explore this landmark for yourself, and learn more about its fascinating history.


A quick look at what you can find on this site:

A comprehensive guide to the history of The Halls - learn about the major events in The Halls' history

3D Computer animations and maps - see historical reconstructions of The Halls from 1500 to 2009

An interactive building plan and guide - discover the different buildings and how they were used

Historical documents - view an original sixteenth-century document, and read its transcription

Slideshow of images - watch a collection of photographs of The Halls

Links - discover other websites on medieval friaries and learn more about the Middle Ages

Visitor Information - find out when you can visit The Halls and how to book a tour

About us - learn more about Virtual Past and who sponsored this website