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October 2019
Wed 23Some Coaching Inns in the Waveney Valley

Heather & Peter Metcalf

HDHS
Thu 24Sir Thomas Browne: Doctor, Naturalist & Family Man

Barbara Miller

ALHS
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

NRO
Tue 29Captain Marryat & the Langham Connection

Jim Ring
Short AGM precedes talk
7:30pm: British Legion, Blakeney High St

BAHS
November 2019
Sat 2Recent excavations at Star Carr: New light on an old site

Dr Chantal Conneller

NNAS
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

NRO
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

NRO
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

NRO
Thu 7Paston, Bromholm and the Paston Family
Time: 19:30

The Paston Footprints Project - work done and work to come.
Bacton Village Hall.

PHS
Thu 7Ruined Churches in North Norfolk

Clive Dunn

WDHS
Wed 13‘Seahenge’ - history and display

Hannah Jackson

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

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

NRO
Wed 13Old Buildings: Fakes and Fallacies

Philip Venning

NHBG
Thu 14Gresham - Castle and Heritage
Time: 19:30

A Community Event about the Paston Footprints 600 project.
Gresham Village Hall.

PHS
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

NRO
Fri 15Thomas Fowell Buxton of Northrepps, anti-slavery campaigner

Rob Knee

FCM
Sat 16Burnham Norton Friary : Mortar and Mystery

Brendan Chester-Kadwell

NAHRG
Sat 16Is this a Crumhorn?
Time: 15:00

Educational presentation by the Hexachordia trio, Blofield church.

PHS
Sun 17Puddings and Pies
Time: 15:00

Concert by the Hexachordia trio, Blofield chruch

PHS
Tue 19Norfolk County Council Heritage Projects

Sophie Cabot

WNKL
Wed 20The Guild Feast in Norwich c.1560-1730

Dr Victor Morgan, The Norfolk Archive & Heritage Development Foundation

LDLH
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

NRO
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

NRO
Wed 20The Viking Age in East Anglia

Tim Pestell

CHS
Thu 21Norfolk Textiles

Aviva Leigh

ALHS
Thu 21The Marina Great Yarmouth 1937-1979

Colin Miller

BRLHG
Fri 22Sir John Fenn & the Discovery of the Paston Letters
Time: 14:00

'Sir John Fenn' tells the story of the Paston Letters
Maid's Head Hotel, Norwich

PHS
Fri 22Training for Volunteers, Paston Letters database
Time: 10:00 - 11:30

Norfolk Record Office. Booking needed.
Click for information on joining the Volunteers.

PHS
Tue 26The Aylsham Roman Project

Peter Purdy
7:30pm: British Legion, Blakeney High St

BAHS
Wed 27Harleston's Industrial Past

Margaret Griffiths

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

by Sam Hodgson and Helen Busby
Free - booking not necessary

NRO
Wed 4Archaeological evidence for Vernacular buildings from 10-12th centuries

Dr Mark Gardiner

NHBG
Thu 5Crabs, Cliffs and Coasters

Philip West

WDHS
Tue 10Christmas Lunch

Venue TBA

BAHS
Wed 11Herbert Cave - His life and early 20th century photography

Sue Walker White & Robena Brown

DHS
Sat 14Bury St Edmunds : The Abbey and the Antiquaries

Rik Hoggett
Joint meeting with NNAS at Castle

NAHRG
Sat 14Bury St Edmunds: The Abbey and the Antiquaries

Dr Richard Hoggett
Joint lecture with NAHRG

NNAS
Tue 17In Search of the Iceni

Natasha Harlow

WNKL
Wed 18The End of an Era

A performance by the Blickling Interpretation Gropup

LDLH
January 2020
Wed 8King’s Lynn - History and buildings

Michael Aldis

DHS
Thu 16The History of Norfolk - on a Stick

Dr Andrew Tullett

BRLHG
Thu 16Catton Park and Humphrey Repton

Gill Renouf

CHS
Fri 17The Development of North Lodge Park

John Morgan

FCM
Fri 17Members' Evening

The Diamond Centre, School Lane, Sprowston, Norwich NR7 8TR

NHBG
Sat 18Industrial Archaeology in Nineteenth-Century Norfolk and its Market Towns

Adrian O’Dell

NAHRG
Tue 21Pilgrimage & the Lynn Museum Collection of Medieval Badges

Oliver Bone

WNKL
Thu 23The Ups and Downs of Elm Hill; the History of Norwich in One Street

Victor Morgan

ALHS
Thu 23AGMHDHS
Tue 28Two Speakers this afternoon

Cromer & Georgian Seaside Resorts, Louise Allen
Early Norfolk County Maps 1574-1703, Richard Jefferson
2.30pm: Cley Village Hall, The Fairstead

BAHS
February 2020
Sat 1Recent Work on the Archaeology of Nottingham

Dr Gareth Davies

NNAS
Sat 8The ‘Good Vicar’ of St Stephen’s : Richard Caister and Fifteenth-Century Norwich

Frank Meeres
Please note date change, not as printed diary.

NAHRG
Wed 12

AGM

DHS
Wed 12Men (and some women) of property in early-modern King's Lynn

Dr Alan Metters

NHBG
Sat 15The city walls of medieval Norwich

Vanessa Trevelyan

CHS
Tue 18Ramsay Abbey , the Anarcy & the Enigma of Burwell Castle

Bill Franklin

WNKL
Wed 19A Moving Story: Transport & travel in East Anglia

Dr Mary Fewster

LDLH
Thu 20A Conversation by the FArm Gate

Kevin Parfitt

BRLHG
Fri 21How Cromer was Photographed

Paul Damen

FCM
Tue 25Binham Priory & the development of the Village

David Frost
2.30pm: Cley Village Hall, The Fairstead

BAHS
Thu 27The women who worked at Narborough aerodrome in the First World War

Daryl Long

ALHS
Thu 27Harleston WWI TableclothHDHS
March 2020
Thu 5Some Local Stained-Glass Treasures

Peter Townroe

WDHS
Sat 7Recent Viking Age Excavations in Scandinavia – Jelling, Gamla Uppsala, and other sites

Dr Brian Ayers
Sue Margeson Memorial Lecture

NNAS
Tue 10Ghost Signs

Borin van Loon

NHBG
Wed 11Burial and belief - the conversion of Anglo-Saxons to Christianity

Dr Catherine Hills

DHS
Tue 17From Wells-next-the-Sea to Dunkirk & Back. The Life Story of the Whelker 'Bessie'.

Tim Lidstone-Scott

WNKL
Wed 18Treasures of Norwich Cathedral

Pat Wagstaff
AGM at 7.15pm

CHS
Thu 19An Aftrnoon Tea with Elizabeth Fry

Georgette Vale

BRLHG
Fri 20North Norfolk’s Railways

Nigel Digby

FCM
Sat 21The Norwich Dialect and its Origins

Peter Trudgill

NAHRG
Thu 261066 & All That: The Effect of the Norman Conquest on the City and County

Barbara Miller

ALHS
Thu 26Churchwardens' Accounts in the 16th CenturyHDHS
Tue 31Tales of Wells Harbour

Robert Smith
7:30pm: Cley Village Hall, The Fairstead

BAHS
April 2020
Thu 2Hempton Priory

Matthew Champion

WDHS
Wed 8The Sedgeford Dig

Gary Rossin

DHS
Thu 16The Lady Lord Mayors of Norwich

Phyllida Scrivens

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

James Mindham

FCM
Sat 18Mills of the Norfolk and Suffolk Broads

Alison Yardy
Talk follows AGM

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

Andrew Peachey

WNKL
Tue 21The Bridewell Museum, Norwich

Tour with Bethan Holdridge

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

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

BAHS
Tue 28Blickling Books

John Gandy, 2pm

ALHS
May 2020
Wed 13Local Railways

Paddy Anstey

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

Barbara Miller

BRLHG