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50/50 Club September 2022 draw winner announced 
Great Yarmouth Seafarers Centre's September draw was conducted by Mrs P Paine, and the lucky winner is ..... More ...
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Would you like to join this worthy cause? 
Great Yarmouth Seafarers Centre is looking out for some more volunteers. Maybe you have an evening to spare where you could be at the centre. Training would be given and you would be joining a group of people who like to get together More ...
Reopening of the Great Yarmouth Seafarers Centre 
The Great Yarmouth Seafarers Centre was officially reopened on Friday 24th September 2021, on South Quay, by Catherine Spencer, Chief Executive Officer of the Seafarers UK charity. The event was hosted by Reverend Peter Paine More ...
Minute taker needed by Seafarers Centre
Great Yarmouth Seafarers Centre is looking for someone who would be their minute taker for around no more than 8 meetings a year, all of which are held during the day More ...
Spare a thought for those at sea 
We may be tiring of tales about the outraged shock and awe of us non-key workers mewed at home with family, Wi-Fi, and slightly restricted shopping opportunities More ...
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Award Presentation to Revd Peter Paine
Great Yarmouth's Port Chaplain, Revd Peter Paine, has been presented with the prestigious Award for Services to Seafarers' Welfare 2019 by the Merchant Navy Welfare Board More ...
Day of the Seafarer prayer
Care Prayer Diary has published this prayer for today, Tuesday 25th June More ...
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Appeal for volunteers for GY Seafarers Centre
Rev Peter Paine is appealing for volunteers to lend a listening ear to seafarers More ...
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Contributions to the RNLI honoured at Great Yarmouth and Gorleston
The dedicated long service and commitment of lifeboat members has been honoured during a special event More ...
Great Yarmouth Seafarers Centre plays Santa
Great Yarmouth Seafarers Centre’s dedicated volunteers were informed of a Filipino ship to be in the outer harbour over the Christmas period, so banded together to collect goodies for 17 Christmas gift bags for the crew More ...
Great Yarmouth chosen as operations hub for two of world’s largest wind farms
Great Yarmouth has been chosen by Swedish energy group Vattenfall as the operations and maintenance base for its two proposed wind farms off the East Anglian coast More ...
Buzz Wire champion receives prize
Great Yarmouth Seafarers Centre, for the third year running, held their extremely popular Buzz Wire competition at the 2018 Maritime Festival. The two winners each won a prize of tea for two at the 4 star Imperial Hotel on North Drive More ...
It was a strange feeling
Colin Wooden, one of the Centre's dedicated volunteers and qualified ships' visitor, who has been heavily involved with the crew of the Malaviya Twenty during her stay in Great Yarmouth, made the following observation More ...
Stranded crew to return home following ship sale
The saga over the stranded Indian crew on a supply ship in Great Yarmouth has finally ended after the vessel was sold this morning More ...
Oscar winner at the Maritime Festival
Well done to our winner, Jill, for correctly naming Oscar, the crowd stopping handcrafted octopus. You can see Jill with her prize alongside with one of our dedicated volunteers More ...
Sea shanties and sing-a-longs - Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival returns
There were sea shanties, ships and even Jack Sparrow made an appearance as thousands gathered for a celebration of a seaside town’s rich maritime heritage Yarmouth's Maritime Festival More ...
Stranded crew could fly home after ship sale
The saga over the stranded Indian crew on a supply ship in Great Yarmouth is nearing its end after the impounded vessel was put up for sale More ...
Maritime Festival returns to Great Yarmouth for a fun-packed weekend
Around 30,000 people are expected to flock to the 19th annual Maritime Festival next weekend with its salty mix of family fun More ...
“Anything to help tell the story of this brave little ship from Great Yarmouth” Dunkirk ship appeal
She was one of the little ships of Dunkirk who helped to rescue tens of thousands of stranded Allied soldiers as German forces advanced on the 1940’s beachhead More ...
Maritime festival will hark back to First World War heroism and air raid
Battlefield heroism and a deadly coastal air raid will be highlighted when Great Yarmouth’s Maritime Festival explores the impact of the First World War on the town More ...
Captain of stranded Malaviya to go home soon after legal stalemate broken
Yarmouth Chaplain prioritises welfare of stranded crew
The Malaviya Twenty returns to port
Unveiling of a thank-you gift
Malaviya Twenty crew enjoying time spent with local Seafarers Centre volunteers
Meet the Team
Malaviya Twenty crew enjoys trip to the circus
Christmas windfall for Seafarers Centre
Three of stranded ship’s crew fly home for Christmas!
History repeats itself as another Malaviya 20 crew is left stranded in Great Yarmouth without pay
Great Yarmouth Seafarers Centre says ‘thank you’ to volunteers
Great Yarmouth Seafarers Centre look for a builder and plumber
Mission to Seafarers Expresses Delight and Relief at Release of Chennai Six
Boss of Peel Ports Great Yarmouth outlines expansion plans
Bishop Jonathan visits the Seafarers Centre
Volunteers enjoy trip aboard Triton
Traditional Blessing of the Nets service in Great Yarmouth Minster
Buzz Wire champion receives prize
Sad day for the volunteer team
Plenty going on at the Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival
Colourful soldiers on parade at the Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival
15th Anniversary Remembrance Service
Shipwrecked Mariners charity searching for the UK’s ultimate sea view
Great Yarmouth Seafarers Centre’s 50 Club competition
Visit the 2017 Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival
Malaviya Twenty crew heading home from Great Yarmouth at last
Stranded Malaviya Twenty sailors thank locals as end of captivity looks to be in sight
Update on the Malaviya Twenty situation
Port Chaplain’s Christmas message of thanks after Malaviya Twenty appeal response
Malaviya Twenty prompts scathing open letter to government minister
Yarmouth chaplain launches appeal for stranded crew
Indian crew needs our help
Port Chaplain’s role is saved but reduced to part time job
Fish and Chip supper at the GY Seafarers Centre
Port Chaplain's hours of work to be reduced
Great fun at the Maritime festival on South Quay
GY Seafarers' Centre supports stricken crew 
Happy first birthday to Great Yarmouth Seafarers Centre
Seafarers Centre sees three delightful seafarers on Good Friday
Mariners centre appeals for help to open longer
Treat for volunteers when invited aboard the Scylla
Port’s chaplain faced with axe unless funds can be found
Yarmouth chaplain aids stricken Russian sailor
Russian seafarer brought back to safety in Great Yarmouth
Sailors enjoying the free facilities
Friendly faces for stranded seafarers
Could you help the GY Seafarers Centre look shipshape?
Civic procession opens the 16th Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival 
Gorleston coastguards given 'royal tour'
First draw for the Seafarers Centre’s 50 Club competition
Bishop Graham launches Centre's internet
Collection tins to go aboard Vroon ships
Christian charity calls on Government to intervene as seafarers face retrial
Unexpected fun at the Seafarers' Centre
First seafarer visitor steps over the threshold
Centre opens after years of hard work
Appeal for volunteers as opening date set for new seafarers centre in Great Yarmouth
Helping strangers in a foreign land
New Seafarers Centre grand opening
Welcome boost for the developing Seafarers Centre 
Have a look at the goings-on inside
Great Yarmouth's new Seafarers Centre moves closer to its opening
Christmas gifts for Great Yarmouth Seafarers Centre
Chaplain who is a champion for Great Yarmouth
Urgent help needed for new Seafarers Centre
Great Yarmouth Seafarers Centre launches new website
Work progresses to refurbish the new Seafarers Centre
Chaplain given keys for Yarmouth's new seafarers centre
Yarmouth seafarers hub moves closer
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The Great Yarmouth Seafarers Centre is an advice and social hub available to the estimated 15,000 seafarers from across the world who visit the port of Great Yarmouth every year

Associated with the Mission to Seafarers, the Seafarers Centre is run by Port Chaplain, Rev Peter Paine, and offers someone to talk to, a chance to call home, and spiritual support


The centre is open every weekday evening between 6pm and 8pm and Saturday and Sunday between 1pm and 3pm

please note that the Centre is closed during the Covid pandemic in line with Government guidelines

At 5.15pm every first Tuesday of the month, there is an open prayer time, to which all are welcome

Great Yarmouth Seafarers Centre
South Quay
Great Yarmouth
NR30 2RW



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