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Norwich 2023

Norwich's current and past Sheriffs were delighted to host the 2023  National Association of City and Town's Sheriffs of England and Wales' Annual General Meeting and Conference Weekend. 

Friday 29th September to Sunday 1st  October 2023

Thank you to the photographers who kindly submitted their pictures to capture the event and keep it relevant.  Professional photographer, Robert Yardley (Lichfield),  and Canon Alan Hughes and Susan Hughes (Berwick). 

Friday 29th September

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The Welcome Reception was held at

Norwich Castle


Delegates were welcomed into Norwich Castle by Snap the Dragon.   Norwich Guild of Saint George created a dragon to parade on St George’s Day in the 14thC, it was also used to welcome each new Mayor, a tradition which continues today.

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Saturday 30th September, Annual General Meeting

The AGM at the City Hall was chaired by David Brown. The links below are for the Agenda,  the Proposed Amendments to the Constitution, the Draft Minutes

(subject to adoption in 2024) and the Chair's Report


After coffee, delegates took their seats to participate in a stimulating debate and discussion about NACTSEW matters!  

Saturday Afternoon

After lunch there was a choice of excursions for the afternoon. 


​​​​​​​Free time to explore the city, an open top bus tour, a guided tour of Norwich Cathedral or a visit to Norwich's Museums


Saturday evening's Dinner was held at Blackfriars Hall

(the largest surviving friary complex in England, dating back to 14thC)


In true NACTSEW form, a good time was had by all

The evening proved helpful in raising a total of £1,152 for The Civic named Charity - Norfolk Community Foundation -

follow the link below for more information


St Peter Mancroft Church has stood in the heart of Norwich for almost 600 years

     Sunday 1st October


Sheriffs and delegates paraded to St Peter Mancroft Church in the heart of Norwich's City Centre for Sung Eucharist followed by light refreshments

And, finally......
the 'Great NACTSEW Photograph' 2023

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