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June 2024
Tue 25Archive Ambulation-A crawl through Norwich's brewing past
Time: 14:00 - 15:30

Join us for a 90 minute relaxed walk through Norwich, looking at our archives to see how the public houses and brewing industry in the city has changed.
Book here www.norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-spring-2024

NRO
Wed 26Sun, Sea, Stars & Circus
Time: 14:00 - 15:03

Guided walk/tour

GYHG
Wed 26Reading from the Archives: Writing Home
Time: 10:00

For Refugee Week
Listen to recreations of letters written by some of the 'Strangers' who came to Norwich from the Low Countries in the 16th Century, alongside letters from modern refugees showcasing the thoughts and feelings of those leaving their home country over the past 400 years.

Free talk
The event will run for 30 minutes for people joining us online. For those who join in person there will be an extra 30 minutes at the end to allow for people to look at documents and enjoy refreshments.
Inperson and online
Book here www.norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-spring-2024

NRO
Thu 27Gory Stories on a Wicked Walk
Time: 18:00 - 19:03

Guided walk/tour

GYHG
July 2024
Wed 3Forgotten Inns and Taverns of Great Yarmouth
Time: 11:00 - 12:03

Guided walk/tour

GYHG
Thu 4Rows, Fishwives & Red Herrings
Time: 11:00 - 12:03

Guided walk/tour

GYHG
Sun 7Sun, Sea, Stars & Circus
Time: 14:00 - 15:03

Guided walk/tour

GYHG
Wed 10The Oxburgh Restoration Project

Matt Champion

DHT
Wed 10Quayside and Seaside at Gorleston-on-Sea
Time: 11:00 - 12:03

Guided walk/tour

GYHG
Wed 10Behind the Scenes Tour of the Norfolk Record Office
Time: 14:00

Visit the Conservation Studio to see where our documents are repaired, experience the atmospheric conditions of the Strongroom where we store our collections, and see a display of original documents.
Federation members can get £1 discount by using the code FEDBTS
Book here www.norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-spring-2024

NRO
Thu 11Annual General Meeting
Time: 19:00

Members Only - Become a Member

NRS
Thu 11Gory Stories on a Wicked Walk
Time: 18:00 - 19:03

Guided walk/tour

GYHG
Sun 14Forgotten Inns and Taverns of Great Yarmouth
Time: 14:00 - 15:03

Guided walk/tour

GYHG
Tue 16Calming Colouring
Time: 14:00

Free of charge

A relaxing afternoon colouring in a range of line drawings from the archives.
Book here www.norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-spring-2024

NRO
Wed 17Visit - Langley AbbeyLDLH
Wed 17Tales of the Old Cemetery
Time: 11:00 - 12:03

Guided walk/tour

GYHG
Wed 17History Talk - A first for England: how a church became a museum
Time: 13:00

by Dr Clare Haynes
Free talk
Inperson and online
Book here www.norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-spring-2024

NRO
Thu 18Launch of 2024 volume, Socialism in King's Lynn and Suffragism in Great Yarmouth
Time: 19:30

Dr Jennifer Davey (Head of the History of Parliament).
An in-person event for members and guests. Also free, online - society website for more details.

NRS
Thu 18Gravestones & Tombstones of Great Yarmouth Minster with tea and cake
Time: 11:00 - 12:03

Guided walk/tour

GYHG
Sun 21Sun, Sea, Stars & Circus
Time: 14:00 - 15:03

Guided walk/tour

GYHG
Thu 25Gory Stories on a Wicked Walk
Time: 18:00 - 19:03

Guided walk/tour

GYHG
Fri 26Working in a heritage environment - Work Experience Day
Time: 10:00 - 15:15

Free inperson day for those in years 10-13

Book here www.norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-spring-2024

NRO
Sun 28Yucky Yarns with Yucky Tea
Time: 14:00 - 15:03

Guided walk/tour

GYHG
Wed 31Sun, Sea, Stars & Circus
Time: 11:00 - 12:03

Guided walk/tour

GYHG
Wed 31School holiday activity - make a zoetrope
Time: 14:00

pay what you can
Bookings open 1 July www.norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-spring-2024

NRO
August 2024
Thu 1Gory Stories on a Wicked Walk
Time: 18:00 - 19:03

Guided walk/tour

GYHG
Sun 4Tales of the Old Cemetery
Time: 11:00 - 12:03

Guided walk/tour

GYHG
Wed 7Rows, Fishwives & Red Herrings
Time: 14:00 - 15:03

Guided walk/tour

GYHG
Thu 8Gory Stories on a Wicked Walk
Time: 18:00 - 19:03

Guided walk/tour

GYHG
Sun 11Sun, Sea, Stars & Circus
Time: 14:00 - 15:03

Guided walk/tour

GYHG
Wed 14Anchoresses and anchorites and how they lived

Joy Taylor

DHT
Wed 14Quayside & Seaside at Gorleston-on-Sea
Time: 11:00 - 12:03

Guided walk/tour

GYHG
Thu 15Forgotten Inns and Taverns of Great Yarmouth
Time: 14:00 - 15:03

Guided walk/tour

GYHG
Wed 21A History of Spinning & Weaving

Susan Cranmer

LDLH
Wed 21Gravestones and Tombstones of Great Yarmouth Minster
Time: 11:00 - 12:03

Guided walk/tour

GYHG
Wed 21School Holiday Activities - Make a Dragon Mask
Time: 14:00

Pay what you can
Bookings open 1 July here www.norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-spring-2024

NRO
Thu 22Gory Stories on a Wicked Walk
Time: 18:00 - 19:03

Guided walk/tour

GYHG
Sun 25Medieval Town Wall
Time: 11:00 - 12:03

Guided walk/tour

GYHG
Wed 28Sun, Sea, Stars & Circus
Time: 11:00 - 12:03

Guided walk/tour

GYHG
September 2024
Sun 1Gravestones and Tombstones of Great Yarmouth Minster
Time: 14:00 - 15:03

Guided walk/tour

GYHG
Wed 4Rows, Fishwives & Red Herrings
Time: 14:00 - 15:03

Guided walk/tour

GYHG
Sun 8The Finest Quay
Time: 14:00 - 15:03

Guided walk/tour

GYHG
Tue 10Routes to your Roots - Heritage Open Days

Free inperson Introduction to Family History workshop.

Bookings open 19 August 2024 www.norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-spring-2024

NRO
Wed 11Reading from the Archives: Norfolk Routes for Heritage Open Days
Time: 10:00

Free talk
Inperson and online
Bookings open 19 August www.norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-spring-2024

NRO
Sat 14Picture of Yarmouth
Time: 13:00 - 14:03

Guided walk/tour

GYHG
Wed 18Caistor St Edmund

Natasha Harlow

CHS
Wed 182000 Years of Caister-on-Sea
Time: 14:00 - 15:03

Guided walk/tour

GYHG
Wed 18TBALDLH
Fri 20Introduction to House History - online workshop
Time: 10:00

Federation members can get £1 discount by using the code FEDWS
Book here www.norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-spring-2024

NRO
Fri 20Advanced House History - online workshop
Time: 14:00

Federation members can get £1 discount by using the code FEDWS
Book here www.norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-spring-2024

NRO
Sat 21Medieval Town Wall
Time: 11:00 - 12:03

Guided walk/tour

GYHG
Tue 24Advanced Family History - Part 1 - online workshop
Time: 10:00

Federation members can get £1 discount by using the code FEDWS
Book here www.norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-spring-2024

NRO
Tue 24Advanced Family History - Part 2 - Online Workshop
Time: 14:00

Federation members can get £1 discount by using the code FEDWS
Book here www.norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-spring-2024

NRO
Wed 25Quayside and Seaside at Gorleston-on-Sea
Time: 11:00 - 12:03

Guided walk/tour

GYHG
Wed 25History Talk - Norfolk Windmills Trust and the restoration of the How Hill mills
Time: 13:00

by Dr Andrew Tullett
Free talk
Inperson and online
Book here www.norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-spring-2024

NRO
Sun 29Forgotten Inns and Taverns of Great Yarmouth
Time: 14:00 - 15:03

Guided walk/tour

GYHG
October 2024
Wed 2Tales of the Old Cemetery
Time: 11:00 - 12:03

Guided walk/tour

GYHG
Wed 2Norwich's Sweet Past
Time: 10:00

Join us for a relaxed event learning and reminiscing about Norwich's chocolate manufacturing past.
Free in-person event, refreshments provided
Book here www.norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-spring-2024

NRO
Sun 6Forgotten Inns and Taverns of Great Yarmouth
Time: 11:00 - 12:03

Guided walk/tour

GYHG
Wed 9Dinner at the Beeston PloughshareDHT
Wed 9Gravestones and Tombstones of Great Yarmouth Minster
Time: 11:00 - 12:03

Guided walk/tour

GYHG
Thu 10How to ...Look after your books and documents at home
Time: 14:00

Free online talk by Nick Sellwood Senior Conservator
Book here www.norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-spring-2024

NRO
Sun 13Rows, Fishwives & Red Herrings
Time: 11:00 - 12:03

Guided walk/tour

GYHG
Wed 16Quayside and Seaside at Gorleston-on-Sea
Time: 11:00 - 12:03

Guided walk/tour

GYHG
Wed 16An update on the Caister Roman Project Digs

Mike Pinner

LDLH
Wed 16History Talk- Kett's Heights – 900 years of history
Time: 13:00

by Vanessa and John Trevelyan
Free talk
online only
Book here www.norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-spring-2024

NRO
Sun 20Gory Stories on a Wicked Walk
Time: 18:00 - 19:03

Guided walk/tour

GYHG
Wed 23Medieval Town Wall
Time: 11:00 - 12:03

Guided walk/tour

GYHG
Thu 24Adult Craft - Making a Notebook
Time: 10:00

Discover the basics of book binding and decoupage plus how to sew a decorative bead spine .

Book here www.norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-spring-2024

NRO
Sun 27Gory Stories on a Wicked Walk with Gory Recpetion
Time: 17:00 - 19:03

Guided walk/tour

GYHG
Thu 31Yucky Yarns with Yucky Tea
Time: 14:00 - 15:00

Guided walk/tour

GYHG
November 2024
Mon 11The Gloucester and Oliver Cromwell's Western design

Dr Ben Redding

DHT
Wed 13Treasures from the Dereham Heritage Trust Collection

Robena Brown/Katie Goodham

DHT
Wed 20The Norwich Castle Keep Project

Tim Pestell

CHS
Wed 20News from the ArchiveLDLH
December 2024
Wed 11A Christmas celebration

Chanter's Jigge

DHT
Wed 18Medieval Boozing

David Crease

LDLH
January 2025
Wed 8RAF Sculthorpe Heritage Centre

Ian Brown

DHT
   

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