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February 2018
Thu 22Harriet Martineau

Nigel Wimhurst

ALHS
Tue 27The Story of Norfolk Wool

Roger Arguile

BAHS
Wed 28Afternoon Tea with Betsy - Elizabeth Fry

Georgette Vale

HDHS
March 2018
Fri 2Advanced Family History -Introduction Researching Military Ancestors

10.30-12.30, Norfolk Heritage Centre

NRO
Sat 3Silver and the Viking 'Great Army'.

Dr Andrew Woods. Sue Margeson Memorial Lecture.

 
Sat 3Exploring your Community Conference 2018

10.30-3.30, Norfolk Record Office, £10, bookable

NRO
Mon 5Warriors to Witches - Conservation of the Great Yarmouth Parish Register

St Nicholas Minster, Great Yarmouth. Talk, 7.30pm

NRO
Mon 5
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Fri 23
Warriors to Witches- Exhibition, Conservation of the Great Yarmouth Parish Register 5-23

St Nicholas Minster, Great Yarmouth, during opening hours

 
Tue 6Trial and Transporation

Elizabeth Walne, Heritage Hour, 1pm-2pm, Norfolk Heritage Centre

NRO
Wed 7Crab Fisheries of North Norfolk

Peter Stibbons

WLHG
Thu 8The Lady Lord Mayors Of Norwich, 1923-2017, Phyllida Scrivens

Lunchtime Talk, 1pm-2pm, Norfolk Record Office

NRO
Sat 10Display - Heritage Saturday: The Illustrator's Art

Norfolk Heritage Centre, 10.30am-4pm,

NRO
Wed 14Medieval Graffiti - the Lost Voices of England's Churches

Matthew Champion

DAS
Wed 14How to Use the Searchroom at King's Lynn Borough Archives

The King's Lynn Borough Archives, King's Lynn Town Hall, 10.30-11.30am, Booking necessary

NRO
Thu 15Why is there a Norfolk Dialect?

Peter Trudgill

BRLHG
Fri 16Oliver Locker Lampson and the RNAS Cromer Volunteers on the Eastern Front

Brenda Stibbons

FCM
Fri 16The Rise & Fall of the East Anglian Herring Industry

Mark Mitchels

GYLH
Fri 16Behind the Scenes Tour

Norfolk Record Office, 2-4pm, Booking necessary

NRO
Sun 18Heritage Sunday (Children)

Children's Library, NML, 2.30-3.45pm, Drop in

NRO
Mon 19Research Workshop-Exploring the Norwich Apocalypse

Norfolk Heritage Centre, 10.30am-1.30pm, Booking necessary

NRO
Tue 20From Wash to Sherwood Forest: Some key themes in the life of an early medieval archaeologist

Dr. Gareth Davies, Trent and Peak Archaeology

WNKL
Wed 21Blood, Pus and Urine: How to Diagnose Illness in the Middle Ages

Dr Joy Hawkins

LDLH
Wed 21Adult Craft- The Art of Scrapbooking

Norfolk Record Office, 2-4pm, Booking necessary

NRO
Thu 22Beating the Bounds in Georgian Norwich

David Berwick

ALHS
Thu 22A History of Norwich in 30 Documents - Women and Welfare, 1900-2000

Norfolk Record Office, 5.15-6.45pm,

NRO
Sat 24Traditional Building Techniques

Mark Wilson leads a day school for professionals and owners of historic buildings. £30.00, details from CPCS web site.

CPCS
Sat 24Portable Antiquities in the Land of Boudica : Using Metal-Detector Finds for Research

Natasha Harlow (Postgraduate Researcher, University of Nottingham)

NAHR
Tue 27Saints & their Badges: Pilgrim Badges from Norfolk & Elsewhere

Dr Michael Lewis

BAHS
Wed 28Service and Sacrifice - Local Men in the First World War

Rosemary Steer

HDHS
April 2018
Wed 4A history of bricks

Peter Minter

WLHG
Wed 4Heraldry found in Swaffham

Rod Chapman

NHS
Wed 48 Week Palaeography Course - Improvers' Palaeography: Norwich City and Church Records 4 Apr-23 May

Norfolk Record Office, 1-2.30pm, Booking necessary

NRO
Wed 11The Roman Fort in Swanton Morley

David Gurney

DAS
Wed 11Holiday Activities (Children)-The Craft Of The Book

Norfolk Heritage Centre, 2-3pm, Drop in

NRO
Thu 12Ideas Exchange

Norfolk Record Office, 2-3pm,

NRO
Sat 14The Visual Setting of Late Medieval Worship

Day school with Dr Allan Barton. £30.00, booking 01603 611530 or CPCS web site.

CPCS
Sat 14From Brewing to Gentry : Creating Small Country Estates, 1780-1830

Margaret Bird (Honorary Research Fellow, Royal Holloway, University of London; FRHistS)
AGM and Lecture

NAHR
Tue 17Northern Journeys: Medieval Anglo-Norwegian Trade, in Good Times & Bad

Dr. James Barrett, University of Cambridge

WNKL
Tue 17Heritage Hour-The Norwich Plantation Garden, Linda Martin

Norfolk Heritage Centre, 1-2pm,

NRO
Wed 18Tales behind the Tokens – Recent Research by the Norfolk Token Project

Dr Adrian Marsden

LDLH
Wed 18Beginners' Family History - Introduction to Family History

The King's Lynn Borough Archives, King's Lynn Town Hall, 10.00am-12noon, Booking necessary

NRO
Thu 19Strumpshaw Fen - from the beginning

Mike Blackburn

BRLHG
Thu 19Behind the Scenes Tour

Norfolk Record Office, 5-7pm, Booking necessary

NRO
Fri 20Cromer Museum - The First Forty Years

Alistair Murphy, Curator

FCM
Fri 20Time Team

Dr John Gater
Please note - Friday meeting

GHS
Tue 24Scapegoat: The Avoidable Deaths of HMS Prince of Wales & HMS Repulse

Martin Stephen

BAHS
Wed 25The Treasures and Curiosities in Norfolk Churches

David Berwick

HDHS
Thu 26The Paston Letters, The Wars of the Roses in the Correspondence

Dr Rob Knee

GYLH
Thu 26Creative Writing Workshop

Norfolk Record Office, 2-3.30pm, Booking necessary

NRO
May 2018
Wed 2The Arctic Convoys

Nigel Dark

WLHG
Wed 2Glass & Brass: Sir William de Berdewell & The Earl of Arundel's Naval Campaign of 1388

Dr John Alban

NHS
Sat 5Display - Heritage Saturday: The Illustrator's Art

Norfolk Heritage Centre, 10.30am-4pm,

NRO
Wed 9AGM & Members’ Social EveningWLHG
Wed 9A William Cowper Evening

Rev Jonathan Boston

DAS
Fri 11Research Workshop-Introduction to House History

Norfolk Heritage Centre, 10.30am-12.30pm, Booking necessary

NRO
Sun 13Heritage Sunday (Children)

Children's Library, NML, 2.30-3.45pm, Drop in

NRO
Tue 15Heritage Hour-Norwich Cricket Week, 1880-1914, Michael Clampin

Norfolk Heritage Centre, 1-2pm,

NRO
Wed 16The Lady Lord Mayors of Norwich, 1923-2017

Phyllida Scrivens

LDLH
Thu 17AGM & 'The Man Who Murdered Himself'

David Weedon

GHS
Thu 17A Fragment from the Arabian Nights - the story of Norwich's Royal Arcade

David Bussey

BRLHG
Thu 17Lunchtime Talk- Interpreting Family Military Photographys, Neil Storey

Norfolk Record Office, 1-2pm,

NRO
Fri 18AGM & The Life & Times of Arthur Patterson, Pioneering Yarmouth Naturalist

Tony Brown

GYLH
Fri 18Delving Deeper into House History Workshop

Norfolk Record Office, 10.30am-12.30pm, Booking necessary

NRO
Sat 19Decente & Conveniente = The English Parish Church Interior c.1550-1850

Dr Nick Groves leads a day school, £30.00, details 01603 611530 or CPCS web site.

CPCS
Sat 19How to Use the Searchroom at King's Lynn Borough Archives

The King's Lynn Borough Archives, King's Lynn Town Hall, 10.30-11.30am, Booking necessary

NRO
Mon 21Research Workshop-Exploring the Norwich Apocalypse

Norfolk Heritage Centre, 10.30am-1.30pm, Booking necessary

NRO
Tue 22Behind the Scenes Tour

Norfolk Record Office, 10am-12noon, Booking necessary

NRO
Wed 23Suffolk Curiosities

Peter Driver

HDHS
Mon 28
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Thu 31
Four Day Liverpool Visit

Four day visit to Liverpool by coach to see the Terracotta Warriors Exhibition at the World Museum, together with several other sites of historic interest.

NAHR
Tue 29Holiday Activities (Children)-The Art of Victorian Scrapbooks

Norfolk Record Office, 2-3.30pm, Booking necessary

NRO
Wed 30Holiday Activities (Children)-A Norman Knights's Tale

Norfolk Record Office, 2-3.30pm, Booking necessary

NRO
June 2018
Wed 6, The history of Dragon Hall

Richard Matthew

NHS
Fri 8Study Day in & on New Buckenham

A day of talks and guided walks to discover the history of this planned Norman town and castle. having never quite made it as a town, its original layout has largely survived, making today's village almost unique. Booking details from NAHRG web site.

NAHR
Fri 8Research Workshop-Changing Perspectives: Exploring the NHC Photographs

Norfolk Heritage Centre, 10.30am-1.30pm, Booking necessary

NRO
Tue 12Heritage Hour- City of Refuge, Chris Tracy

Norfolk Heritage Centre, 1-2pm,

NRO
Wed 13Roman Roads in Norfolk

Dr James Allbone

 
Wed 13Hidden Gems at King's Lynn Borough Archives

The King's Lynn Borough Archives, King's Lynn Town Hall, 10.30-11.30pm, Booking necessary

NRO
Sat 16Introducing the Saints & Shrines, Pilgrims& MIracles in Medieval England.

Dr John Beal leads a day school, £30.00, details 01603 611530 or CPCS web site.

CPCS
Wed 20Outing

Private Historical Tour of Earsham Hall

LDLH
Thu 21A Visit to the Van Dal Shoe FactoryBRLHG
Fri 22Advanced Family History -Delving Further into your Family History Workshop

Norfolk Record Office, 2-4pm, Booking necessary

NRO
Wed 27Place Names in Suffolk

Geoffrey Robinson

HDHS
Sat 30Beginners' Family History -Introduction to Family History

Norfolk Heritage Centre, 10.30am-3.30pm, Booking necessary

NRO
July 2018
Wed 4mEMBERS' nIGHTNHS
Wed 11Dereham in the Past

Gordon Olley

DAS
Wed 18Under the Parson’s Nose

Chris Armstrong

LDLH
Thu 19AGMBRLHG
Sat 21Prehistoric East Anglia Conference (in memory of Peter Robins and Trevor Ashwin)

Katharine Walker, Frances Healy, Christopher Evans, Andrew Lawson, Sarah Percival and Imogen Ashwin

NAHR
Wed 25Lady Alice de Bryene

Pip Wright

HDHS
August 2018
Wed 15The Caistor Research Project

Mike Pinner.
Evening meeting, 7.30pm

LDLH
Wed 22Whatever Did Norwich Used to Make?

Rod Spokes

HDHS
September 2018
Wed 5Musical Heraldry

Philippa Sims

NHS
Wed 12Beer & Brewing - Norfolk's Rural Pubs

Dr Megan Dennis

DAS
Sat 15Medieval Stained Glass: Style, Design & Conservation

Dr Allan Barton leads a day school, £30.00, details 01603 611530 or CPCS web site.

CPCS
Wed 19The Bigods, Earls of Norfolk

Dr Rob Knee

LDLH
Fri 21The Life & Times of St Fursa the Pious & its Burgh Castle Connection

Dr Nicholas Groves

GYLH
Sat 22
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Sun 23
Village Exhibiton for Armistice Centenary

Parish church

GHS
Tue 25400 Years at Holkham

Christine Hiskey

BAHS
Wed 26Three Victorians and One More

Barbara Miller

HDHS
October 2018
Wed 3Flag Making - A Personal Journey

Penelope Knee

NHS
Wed 10Annual Dinner

George Hoel, Dereham

DAS
Wed 17Work, Rest and Pray: The Archaeology of Medieval Monasteries

Dr Richard Hogget

LDLH
Thu 18Rudyard Kipling

Tony Diamond

GHS
Fri 19Norfolk 1918: The End of the Great War & its Legacies

Neil Storey

GYLH
Sat 20Centre for Parish Church Studies Annual Conference

Subjects and Speakers to follow.

CPCS
Tue 30Daniel Defoe's Tour of the Eastern Counties, 1722

Sarah Doig

BAHS
November 2018
Wed 7Shields at St Andrews church, Lammas

Barbara Rix

NHS
Sat 10Then & Now: Changing Uses of Church Buildings

Dr Kristi Bain leads a day school, £30.00, details 01603 611530 or CPCS web site.

CPCS
Wed 14Elementary Education in Victorian Rural Norfok

Dr Susanna Wade Martins

DAS
Thu 15Welcome Stranger - A Christmas Special on Pub Signs, with readings

John Goodhand

GHS
Fri 16Great Yarmouth Preservation Trust: The Purchase of Dilapidated Buildings & their Restoration

Darren Baker, Conservation Officer

GYLH
Wed 21Loddon Surgery During Dr Bennett’s Time; 1952-1978

John Bennett

LDLH
Tue 27East Anglian Rood Screens

Dr Lucy Hapson, Hamilton Kerr Institute

BAHS
December 2018
Wed 5Christmas Party & MiscellanyNHS
Wed 12Milestones & Waymakers

Carol Haines

DAS
Wed 19Frolic, Fervour and Fornication

Pip Wright

LDLH
Thu 20Christmas Party, with music from Bristol Fashion 
Fri 21Christmas MeetingGYLH
January 2019
Wed 16Pablo Fanque’s Fair and Early Victorian Circus

Gareth Davies

LDLH
February 2019
Wed 20AGM & Parish Study update 
   

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