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April 2020
Wed 15William Morris and the Yarmouth Anarchists

Gareth Davies
Postponed to Sept. 16th

LDLH
Thu 16The Lady Lord Mayors of Norwich

Phyllida Scrivens
Postponed

BRLHG
Thu 16An Airman's Flight from Poland to Britain

Adrian
Postponed - hopefully Jan or Feb 2021

GHS
Fri 17Rebuilding Norfolk’s History – the Paston Properties

James Mindham
Postponed to October 16th

FCM
Fri 17Mediaeval Graffiti: the lost voice of the English Church

Matt Champion
Postponed

GYLH
Sat 18Mills of the Norfolk and Suffolk Broads

Alison Yardy
Talk follows AGM
Cancelled

NAHRG
Tue 21New Views from the Head of the River Deben - Reshaping Mesolithic to Saxon Landscapes.

Andrew Peachey
Postponed

WNKL
Tue 21The Bridewell Museum, Norwich

Tour with Bethan Holdridge
Postponed

ALHS
Tue 28Blickling Belles – The Georgian Daughters of Blickling Hall

Kate Barnes
7:30pm: Cley Village Hall, The Fairstead
Cancelled

BAHS
Tue 28Blickling Books

John Gandy, 2pm
Postponed

ALHS
May 2020
Sun 3
to
Wed 6
Four Day Coach Visit to Wiltshire

Cancelled

NAHRG
Tue 5Adult Craft- Book Binding
Time: 10:00 - 15:00

Have a closer look at some of our original documents, as Nick Sellwood, Senior Conservator for Norfolk Record Office, explains and demonstrates how books are traditionally bound. Next, have a go at creating and binding your own small pamphlet for you to take away with you.

Lunch not included. All materials will be provided.
Refreshments included £25 per person
Booking required on www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events or 01603 222599
Postponed

NRO
Tue 5
to
Sun 10
Pop-up Local History Activities
Time: 10:00 - 17:00

Wroxham Barns NR12 8QU, with Poppyland books

 
Wed 6Lunchtime Talk - Richard Caister, The 'Good Vicar' of 15th century Norwich
Time: 13:00 - 14:00

By Frank Meeres, retired archivist and local author

FREE- booking not necessary
Postponed

NRO
Wed 6The Pastons in Great Yarmouth

Dr Rob Knee
Cancelled

NHS
Wed 6Binham Priory

Nicholas Vincent

 
Wed 6Binham Priory

Nicholas Vincent
Postponed

WLHG
Thu 7History of the wool trade in Norfolk

Joy Evitt
Postponed

WDHS
Thu 7Archive Afternoon - The Second World War: Celebrating Victory
Time: 14:00 - 15:30

Looking how the county celebrated victory in Europe.
Free, no need to book
Postponed

NRO
Tue 12Day Visit to Wymondham with visit to Wymondham Heritage Museum.

Coach provided.
Postponed

ALHS
Wed 13Making tracks through Mid-Norfolk - Local Railways

Paddy Anstey
Postponed

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

If you have started your house history or completed the introduction session this is your next step. Learn how to access and use manor court books, tithe maps and other resources before seeing the originals.
£6 per person
Booking required on www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events or 01603 222599
Postponed

NRO
Wed 13AGM and Members' Evening

Postponed

WLHG
Fri 15Keeping Clean in Past Times: Domestic Arrangements Over the Years

Angela Bishop
Postponed

GYLH
Tue 19Viking Age East Anglia

Dr Tim Pestell, Curator of Archaeology, Norwich Castle Museum
Pegg’s Yard 2pm
Postponed

ALHS
Wed 20Palaeography Taster
Time: 10:00 - 12:00

Are you new to using archives? Do you need help with reading the handwriting? With 30 years’ experience in teaching palaeography, Tom Townsend is able to guide you through the basics of both reading and understanding Tudor and Stuart handwriting styles. This session will give you the confidence to use original records in your family or local history research.

£6 per person
Booking required on 01603 222599 or www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events
Postponed

NRO
Wed 20Seventeenth-Century Yarmouth Tokens and their Issuers

Dr Adrian Marsden
Postponed

LDLH
Thu 21Lasts and Leather: Let's Talk About Shoes

Barbara Miller
Postponed

BRLHG
Thu 21Behind the Scenes - Industrial Norfolk
Time: 10:00 - 12:00

Take a trip into the strongrooms and Conservation Studio to uncover how we store and repair the materials we collect, from parchment to paper. Each tour has a different theme.

Find out more about some of the former industries in Norfolk, from chocolate manufacturing to brewing.

£6 per person, Booking required on 01603 222599 or www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events
Postponed

NRO
Thu 21A Letter from Garboldisham

AGM and talk by Jonathan

GHS
Fri 22The Power Behind the Throne: Women of the First Millennium

Imogen Corrigan
Postponed

GYLH
Thu 28Family Fun and Craft - Off the Block
Time: 14:00 - 15:30

Look at original documents detailing animals and other images from the collections of the Norfolk Record Office as inspiration for creating your own block print.
Learn how to make your block and then develop it to create multi-layered prints in different colours.
£3.50 per child Children under 3 free of charge
Booking essential www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events
Postponed

NRO
June 2020
Wed 3Lunchtime Talk - Conserving Norwich's Antarctic Heritage
Time: 13:00 - 14:00

by Geoff Cooper, UK Antarctic Heritage Trust

FREE - Booking not necessary

NRO
Wed 3Bishop Despenser, the Fighting Bishop

Dr John Alban
Cancelled

NHS
Sat 6Great Yarmouth History Fair

St George's, 10am - 3pm
Postponed

GYLH
Sat 6Paston Footprints at Yarmouth History Fair

The Paston Footprints project, alongside many other local history stands, will be at St. George's, Great Yarmouth
Postponed

PHS
Tue 9TBA

Postponed

ALHS
Wed 10The Norwich Castle : Gateway to Medieval England project

Dr Robin Hanley

DHT
Thu 11Archive Afternoon - The Growth of a Norfolk Firm: Boulton and Paul
Time: 14:00 - 15:30

Find out about the history of Boulton and Paul and view a range of their archives
Free, no need to book

NRO
Sat 13Cromer History Day

Geology and History, Cromer Museum and forecourt

FCM
Wed 17Outing - TBALDLH
Fri 19Village Visit: TBAGYLH
Sat 20Saturday Summer Outing

Cancelled

NHS
July 2020
Wed 1Members' Miscellany

Cancelled

NHS
Thu 2Day visit to Bishop Bonner’s Cottage Museum, Dereham, with talk and tour.

Coach provided.

ALHS
Wed 8Outing - Links with the Past

Rev Jonathan Boston

DHT
Tue 14Paston Footprints - Digitising the Paston Letters

Peter Stibbons
SHARP lecture

PHS
Wed 15In Search of Eugenia Fynch

Brian Grint

LDLH
Fri 17
to
Sun 19
The Pastons & the Peasants Revolt

Paston Footprints at the Peasants Revolt commemoration, North Walsham

PHS
Sat 25Day Conference at Thomas Paine Centre, UEA

Cancelled

NAHRG
August 2020
Wed 12Narborough Bone Mill

Graeme Brown

DHT
Wed 19Latest new from the temple site and excavations at Venta Icenorum, Caistor Roman Town

Mike Pinner
Evening meeting

LDLH
September 2020
Tue 1Paston Footprints and Digitising the Paston Letters

Peter Stibbons

NHS
Wed 2TBAWLHG
Wed 919th century industrial activity in Norfolk and its market towns

Adrian O’dell

DHT
Wed 16William Morris and the Yarmouth Anachists

Gareth H. H. Davies

LDLH
Wed 16Scholars, Saints and Sinners (Norfolk clergy)

Chris Armstrong

CHS
Thu 17The Hoxne Hoard

Tony Diamond

GHS
Fri 18Oliver Cromwell: Lord Protector of England. King in all but name

Mark Mitchels

GYLH
Fri 18
to
Mon 21
Four Day Excursion to Kent, stayng at Rochester

Leader, Dr Andrew Rogerson
NNAS web site for details

NNAS
Fri 18A Victorian Magic Lantern Show

Peter Stibbons

FCM
Tue 29Imagined Coasts – the Medieval Port of Burnham

Jonathan Hooton

BAHS
October 2020
Wed 7TBA

Tony Sims

NHS
Wed 7TBAWLHG
Thu 8The Mary Rose

Matt Champion

ALHS
Thu 15John Constable

Patricia Hodgkins

GHS
Fri 16St Benet’s Abbey and the Work of the Norfolk Archaeological Trust

Dr Natasha Hutcheson

GYLH
Tue 20The #Rooswijk1740 Project

Dr. Ken Hamilton

WNKL
Wed 21The Swing Riots in Norfolk

Rowena Burgess

LDLH
Wed 21The History of the Theatre Royal

Jason Reaper

CHS
Thu 22Worstead Weavers

Margaret Brooker

ALHS
Tue 27Privateers & the press gang: pressures on Blakeney & Cley's seafarers c.1800

Margaret Bird (Short AGM precedes Talk)

BAHS
November 2020
Wed 4TBAWLHG
Tue 17Caring for historic sites in the Norfolk countryside

David Robertson

WNKL
Wed 18‘A very remote period indeed’; Discovering East Anglia’s Early Humans

Dr Richard Hoggett

LDLH
Wed 18The ups and downs of Elm Hill, Properties and People

Victor Morgan

CHS
Thu 19The Penny in your Purse

David Bailey

GHS
Fri 20What the Victorians Threw Away

Dr Tom Licence

GYLH
Tue 24Dereham and its vicar in Victorian times

Susanna Wade-Martins

BAHS
Thu 26Iron Age Norfolk

Dr John Davies

ALHS
December 2020
Wed 2TBA

2.30pm

WLHG
Tue 15The Breckland Palaeolithic Project

Dr. Rob Davis

WNKL
Wed 16Living History from Blickling Hall

Two characters from Blickling join us for our Christmas Do.

LDLH
Wed 16Christmas Meeting & BuffetGYLH
Thu 17Music and Party Time

Bristol Fashion

GHS
January 2021
Tue 19The Yayoi vs Iron Age: a comparison of increasingly complex settlement structures and material cultures during later prehistory in Japan and Britain

Dr. Andrew Hutcheson

WNKL
Wed 20The de Argentein Family: Cup Bearers to Medieval Kings

David Wollweber

LDLH
Thu 28Shardlake's Norwich - CJ Sansom's Tombland and Kett's Rebellion

Paul Dixon

ALHS
February 2021
Wed 3The Black Death

Mark Bailey, 2.30pm

WLHG
Tue 16Heritage Action Zone King’s Lynn

Dr. Natalie Gates

WNKL
Thu 25The Walsingham Study

Ian Hinton, Norfolk Historic Buildings Group

ALHS
March 2021
Tue 16The late medieval pottery kiln waste from Pott Row, Grimston

Sue Anderson

WNKL
April 2021
Tue 20The Open Fields of South-West Norfolk – A Midlands System in East Anglia?

Michael Medlar

 
   

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The Book of Margery Kempe of Lynn
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Wroxham: The Capital of the Broads
Chris Armstrong
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Wymondham: A Pleasant Place
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The Yellow Caravan: Camping Round Norfolk in 1912
Juliet Webster
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Southtown and Cobholm: An Agreeable Suburb of Yarmouth
Colin Tooke
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9781909796652
Suffolk Scene: A Book of Description and Adventure
Julian Tennyson / Elaine Murphy
£9.95
9781909796638
Scholars, Saints and Sinners: the stories of some of Norfolk’s more idiosyncratic clergy of the 19th and early 20th centuries
Chris Armstrong
£9.95
9781909796577
Kett 1549: Rewriting the Rebellion
Leo R. Jary