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 Meetings: The Archive Centre, Martineau Lane, Norwich NR1 4HU and other venues as notified

Contact: Norfolk Record Office

Address: The Archive Centre, Martineau Lane, Norwich, Norfolk NR1 2DQ

Email: norfrec@norfolk.gov.uk

Web Site: www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk

July 2019
Thu 18Delving Deeper into your Family History
Time: 10:00 - 12:00

£5 , book your place at www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events or 01603 222599

 
Fri 26Behind the Scenes - 'Hev yew gotta loight boy?'
Time: 14:00 - 16:00

See Behind the Scenes and For Norfolk Day we are going to look at documents written in the Norfolk dialect along with sound recordings.
£5 - book at www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events or 01603 222599

 
August 2019
Thu 15Family Fun and Crafts- History Detectives
Time: 14:00 - 15:30

Learn about archives at the Norfolk Record Office. Discover bugs and creepy crawlies that out conservation team have found in documents. Look at some original documents, and create your own illuminated initial to take home.
Session aimed at 8-12 years old £3.50 book your place www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events or 01603 222599

 
Thu 22Family Fun and Crafts- Maps to the Future
Time: 14:00 - 15:30

Only £3.50, book at www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events or 01603 222599

 
September 2019
Wed 4Lunchtime Talk - Did Matthew Hopkins fail as a Witch-hunter in Great Yarmouth?
Time: 13:00 - 14:00

By Danny Buck
Free - Booking not necessary

 
Wed 11Research Bloggers
Time: 14:00 - 16:00

Learn how to research and write a blog for the Norfolk Record Office
Free book your place at www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events or 01603 222599

 
Mon 16Using the Searchroom at the Norfolk Record Office
Time: 14:00 - 15:00

Free book at www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events or 01603 222599

 
Tue 17
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Tue 5 Nov
Beginners' Palaeography
Time: 13:00 - 14:00

Archivist, Tom Townsend will take you through the basics of Tudor and Stuart handwriting using original sources.
8 week course every Tuesday 17 Sept-5 Nov only £40, book your place at www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events or 01603 222599

 
Thu 19Behind the Scenes - Second World War
Time: 10:00 - 12:00

See behind the scenes and marking the 80th anniversary of the start of the war, experience written and sound archives of Norfolk citizens. Free for Heritage Open Days - book your place at www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events

 
Fri 20Outrage*us Archives
Time: 14:00 - 16:00

A truly outrageous session for Heritage Open Days. Not for the easily offended.
Free - book your place at www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events

 
Fri 27Delving Deeper into House History
Time: 10:00 - 12:00

£5 -, book at www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events or 01603 222599

 
October 2019
Wed 2Lunchtime Talk - Anchored in Land and Beer: The Estate Plans of Bullards Brewery
Time: 13:00 - 14:00

By Daryl Long
Free - Booking not necessary

 
Wed 9Calligraphy with tutor George Middleton
Time: 10:00 - 12:30

£12 , book your place at www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events or 01603 222599

 
Tue 15Delving Deeper into your Family History
Time: 14:00 - 16:00

£5, book your place at www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events or 01603 222599

 
Thu 17Small Bites - School Records
Time: 12:30 - 13:15

Free - book your place at www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events or 01603 222599

 
Fri 18Looking After Archives
Time: 10:00 - 15:30

A day of workshops for groups and societies who collect archives. Places very limited
Free, for booking information www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events

 
Thu 24Family Fun and Crafts - Bewitching Hallowe'en
Time: 14:00 - 15:30

Hallowe'en decorations and crafts inspired by the archives.
Only £3.50, book at www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events or 01603 222599

 
November 2019
Tue 5Behind the Scenes
Time: 10:00 - 12:00

See behind the scenes and view a range of our 'gem' documents.
£5- book your place at www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events or 01603 222599

 
Wed 6Lunchtime Talk - The History of the Great Yarmouth Waterways
Time: 13:00 - 14:00

by Sadie Charles and Claire Sullivan
FREE - booking not necessary

 
Thu 7The Moral Story - Talk
Time: 18:30 - 19:30

Find out about the 'bawdy court' witness statements from the 17th and 18th century deposition books, and see some of the original documents.
Free - booking not necessary

 
Wed 13Delving Deeper into House History
Time: 14:00 - 16:00

£5 - , book at www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events or 01603 222599

 
Fri 15Making Christmas Decorations inspired by the archives
Time: 10:00 - 12:00

£8, book your place at www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events or 01603 222599

 
Wed 20Using the Searchroom at the Norfolk Record Office
Time: 10:00 - 11:00

Free book at www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events or 01603 222599

 
Wed 20Small Bites - Norwich Building Control Plans
Time: 12:30 - 13:15

Free - book your place at www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events or 01603 222599

 
December 2019
Wed 4Lunchtime Talk - King Street Sounds
Time: 13:00 - 14:00

by Sam Hodgson and Helen Busby
Free - booking not necessary