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March 2017
Thu 30Behind the Scenes Tour

Bookable, £5.00

NRO
April 2017
Mon 3Intro to Archive Research for VIth Formers

Booking 01603 222599

NRO
Tue 4Heritage Hour

Civic Improvement in 19th Century Norwich

NRO
Wed 5Warham Fort

Trevor Ashwin

WLHG
Wed 5The Heraldry of Motor Car Badges Part Two

Rodney Chapman

NHS
Thu 6Pilgrimage in East Anglia from the Anglo-Saxons to the Dissolution

Michael Schmoeltz

WDHS
Fri 7Miniature Norwich

Norwich Castle
Free with entry to Castle

NRO
Sat 8AGM and Mapping Margery Kempe’s Lynn

Susan Maddock (Honorary Research Fellow, School of History, UEA; retired NRO Principal Archivist)

NAHR
Tue 18Test Pits and Teenagers; the results from the Hillington HEFA's

Catherine Ranson, Archaeological Supervisor, Access Cambridge Archaeology

WNKL
Wed 19Introduction to NRO's Searchroom

Archive Centre,

NRO
Thu 20The Search for Eugenia Finch

Brian Grint

BRLHG
Thu 20AGM & Ghost Stories of East Anglia

Ron Murrell.
AGM 7.00pm, Talk 7.30pm

GHS
Fri 21The Port of Kings Lynn

Paul Richards

FCM
Fri 21Norfolk 18th Century FArthing Tokens

Dr Adrian Marsden

GYLH
Tue 25The Work of the Norfolk Identification & Recording Service

Andrew Rogerson

BAHS
Wed 26Follies & Oddities in Suffolk

Peter Driver

HDHS
Wed 26The Staffordshire Hoard: New LIght on Early Anglo-Saxon Christian Culture

Dr Alan Thacker, University of London

HA
Thu 27The Four Sisters window at St Peter Mancroft

Barbara Miller, City Guide
St Giles Guide, Upper St Giles St

FNHC
Thu 27What's in the Box? Parish documents workshop

Explores the documents you can find in the pariish chests of Norwich's medieval churches: a chnace to work with original doucments from the archive
Norwich Record Office, Martineau Line
Booking essential, www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events

FNHC
Fri 28Behind the Scenes Tour

Bookable, £5.00

NRO
Sat 29
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Mon 1 May
Flintspiration

A week of activity with the Norfolk HIstoric Churches Trust - details at www.flintspiration.org

FNHC
Sat 29Skills with Quills

St Stephen's Church, Norwich

NRO
May 2017
Tue 2Heritage Hour

Historypin Connections: Sharing Norfolk's Stories

NRO
Wed 3The Norfolk Sheep and Wool Trade

Roger Arguile

WLHG
Wed 3The Heraldry of Eton College

David Broomfield

NHS
Thu 4Cakes, Ale and Partying: Feasting & Fundraising in Medieval East Anglia

For the avoidance of doubt, the above is the name of the talk, which follows the AGM which is at 6:45 pm

WDHS
Sat 6Mini Workshop

Second Air Divison Digital Archive
More information www.norwichmillenniumlibrary.eventbrite.co.uk

NRO
Mon 8Introduction to Family History

The Archive Centre
Bookable at www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events £10.00

NRO
Wed 10AGM& Members' Social EveningWLHG
Fri 12Wymondham Study Day

A chance to explore & learn more about this attractive old market & monastic town

NAHR
Fri 12Mini Workshop

Second Air Divison Digital Archive
More information www.norwichmillenniumlibrary.eventbrite.co.uk

NRO
Sun 14Heritage Sunday - Fun & Crafts

Family friendly activites with the Norfolk Heritage Centre

NRO
Tue 16In the Mayor's Presence: Tales of Life, Loss & Desire in Norwich

Tom Townsend

NRO
Thu 18The Old Courts and Yards of Norwich

Frances & Michael Holmes

BRLHG
Thu 18Historical Women of Norfolk

Michael Chandler

GHS
Fri 19Bookbinding Masterclass

The Archive Centre
Bookable, £20.00

NRO
Fri 19AGM & 'In-House' speakerGYLH
Tue 30Behind the Scenes Tour

Bookable, £5.00

NRO
Wed 31TBA

Matthew D'Auria, UEA

HA
Wed 31A Living History of Blickling HallHDHS
June 2017
Thu 1Silhouette Selfies

Children's Event

NRO
Fri 2History Detectives

Children's Event

NRO
Wed 7Strange Things Found in Churches

Ruth Kenyon

NHS
Thu 8Titanic: Honour & Glory

Alison Fisher

NRO
Tue 13Heritage Hour

Norfolk Broadsides

NRO
Thu 15A visit to Stonemason’s Lodge, St Clements Church, ColegateBRLHG
Wed 21
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Sat 24
Hadrian's Wall

A four day coach trip to see the Roman Cavalry exhibition being staged at various sites along the wall

NAHR
Thu 22Mini Workshop

House History
More information www.norwichmillenniumlibrary.eventbrite.co.uk

NRO
Fri 23Members Visit to Mannington HallNHS
Mon 26Behind the Scenes Tour

Bookable, £5.00

NRO
Wed 28Sir Thomas Erpingham, Norfolk's Hero (or Thug)

Anne May

HDHS
July 2017
Wed 5Members' NightNHS
Thu 20AGMBRLHG
Sat 22Roman East Anglia Conference

An all-day event in the Julian Centre at the UEA

NAHR
Wed 26Norfolk's Most Famous Murder

Prof. Richard Wilson

HDHS
August 2017
Wed 30The History of Norwich from the 11th Century

Rod Spokes

HDHS
September 2017
Wed 6The Henry Vth Chapel, Westminster Abbey

Tony Sims

NHS
Thu 21Pub Signs from Paradise to the Grave

John Goodhand

GHS
Tue 26Laura Eke & the Fisherman who Painted in Wool

Christine Humphries

BAHS
Wed 27The Tithe War 1931-1936

Robert Halliday

HDHS
October 2017
Wed 4The Norwich Cathedral Seal

James Hawkins

NHS
Thu 19Curious Suffolk

Sarag Doig

GHS
Sat 21TBA

New lecture season starts

NAHR
Wed 25"You Will Make a Lovely Sergeant" - Flora Sanders in WW1

Jeanette Robinson

HDHS
Tue 31AGM & William Allen, Grocer & Shipping Tycoon

Jonathan Hooton

BAHS
November 2017
Wed 1Roger Bigod & the Marshal Arms

Penelope & Rob Knee

NHS
Thu 16V.A.D.'s War

Jonathan Dutton

GHS
Tue 28Norfolk in WW1

Neil Storey

BAHS
Wed 29Canals & Waterways

Frances Hart

HDHS
December 2017
Wed 6Christmas Event & MiscellanyNHS
Tue 12Cromer & the Georgian Seaside Resorts

Melanie Hilton

BAHS
Thu 21Christmas Party and the History of Diamonds

Kelly Starling

GHS
January 2018
Tue 30Three short talks by membersBAHS
Wed 31AGM & TBAHDHS
February 2018
Tue 27The Story of Norfolk Wool

Roger Arguile

BAHS
March 2018
Tue 27Saints & their Badges: Pilgrim Badges from Norfolk & Elsewhere

Dr Michael Lewis

BAHS
April 2018
Tue 24Scapegoat: The Avoidable Deaths of HMS Prince of Wales & HMS Repulse

Martin Stephen

BAHS
   

Sedgeford Historical and Archaeological Research Project

July 2017
22nd Excavation Season at Sedgeford, 2017
Sunday 2nd July - Friday 11th August

SHARP is a long-term archaeological research project, with a primary aim to investigate the entire range of human settlement in the Norfolk parish of Sedgeford. Excavation volunteers with three weeks experience or who have completed the SHARP BERT (Basic Excavation and Recording Techniques) course are needed. Or come along and join us for one of the courses below.
Non-excavation volunteers also welcome; use the web site link below for more information. Minimum age 16 years, no upper age limit.

New Easter 2017 course
Non Invasive Archaeology 10-13 Apr (4 days leading up to Easter, which will be combined with Fieldwalking)

Summer 2017 courses
Week 1 commences Sunday 2nd July, week 6 ends on Friday 11th August.

Week Courses
Basic Excavation and Recording Techniques - w/c 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th July
Archaeometallurgy -: w/c 2nd July
Landscape Archaeology - w/c 2nd July
Understanding of Medieval Landscapes & How They Were Managed - Date - w/c 9th July
Environmental Archaeology - w/c 16th July
An Introduction to Human Remains w/c 16th July
Further Studies in Human Remains - w/c 23rd July 2017
An Introduction to Human Evolution - 3 day course - w/c 29th July
Archaeological Building Investigation & Recording - w/c 30th July
An Introduction to Anglo-Saxon Life - 3 day course - w/c 6th August

Further details of the courses, costs and the story of the project are available by clicking on SHARP web site

SHARP Email contacts:

Bookings: Brian Fraser bookings@sharp.org.uk
General: David Wood enquiries@sharp.org.uk
Visitors welcome on any day, 10am-4pm, except Saturdays; group visits can be booked.

For further information: www.sharp.org.uk

Misc

September 2017
Suffolk Textiles through Time
Saturday 16th

A day conference at Lavenham village hall.
Details from www.suffolkinstitute.org.uk

Poppyland Publishing - Latest Titles

For full information go to
www.poppyland.co.uk

Price & ISBNTitle and Author
£9.95
9781909796287
Overstrand in the Great War
Tim Bennett
£19.95
9781909796270
East Anglia against the Tricolor 1789-1815
Julian Foynes
£12.95
9781909796232
Children of the Empire - The Victorian Haggards
Victoria Manthorpe
£9.95
9781909796300
A Rum Ole Norfolk Year
Keith Skipper
£24.95
9780953968039
Boudica to Raedwald - East Anglia's Relations with Rome
John Fairclough
£2.95
9781909796164
Happisburgh - The Story of Britain Starts Here
David Stannard
£17.95
0953968006
Ships & Shipyards of Ipswich 1700-1970
Hugh Moffat
£12.95
9781909796263
In at the Deep End (Paperback)
David Richardson
£12.95
9781909796249
A History of Swaffham National Schools
David Butters with Olive Wilson
£14.95
9781909796157
North Sea War 1914-1919
Robert Malster
£12.95
9781909796188
Lilias Rider Haggard: Countrywoman
Victoria Manthorpe
£14.95
9781909796201
A Forgotten Norwich Artist: Catherine Maude Nichols
Pam Inder and Marion Aldis
£10.95
9781909796218
The Fall of the Yarmouth Suspension Bridge
Gareth H.H. Davies
£14.95
97981909796119
Wells next the Sea - A small port and a wide world (Ppbk)
Roger Arguile
£19.95
9781909796089
Digging Sedgeford - A People's Archaeology
SHARP
£19.95
9781909796034
Maritime Norfolk Part Two
Robert Malster
£12.95
DVD017
Crabs and Shannocks - The Longshore Fishermen of North Norfolk (DVD)
Poppyland Productions