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October 2021
Thu 21Paston Footprints -Data Impact Visualisation Workshop with Dr Karen Smyth
Time: 11:00 - 12:30

In this 90 minute workshop Dr Karen Smyth, Senior Lecturer in Literature at UEA, will help you explore how to present data gleaned from archives that is engaging and has impact.
For more details https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/paston-footprints-events/

NRO
Tue 26Blickling Belles – The Georgian Daughters of Blickling Hall
Time: 19:30

Kate Barnes
Cley Village Hall & on Zoom

BAHS
Wed 27Paston Footprints - Touching Paston Lives By Dr Karen Smyth
Time: 13:00 - 14:00

Karen explores the challenges in telling the Paston stories that deal with emotions, politics and morality from a bygone age.
This is a hybrid event, with a small in-person audience at The Archive Centre and an online audience.
For more details https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/paston-footprints-events/

NRO
Sat 30The Ports of the Glaven up to 1830
Time: 14:30

Jonathan Hooton
Free attendance, visitors welcome

NAHRG
November 2021
Wed 10Hobbies of Dereham
Time: 19:30

Martin Flegg
Trinity Methodist Church Hall

DHT
Fri 12Crafting Christmas
Time: 10:00 - 11:00

For more details https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-winter-2021-22/

NRO
Mon 15Mindful Monday
Time: 13:00 - 13:45

For more details https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-winter-2021-22/

NRO
Tue 16How to Look after your books and documents at home
Time: 11:00 - 11:30

For more details https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-winter-2021-22/

NRO
Wed 24Edmund: King, Martyr, Saint by Frank Meeres
Time: 13:00 - 14:00

King Edmund, who died in 869, was one of the most venerated saints of medieval England. In this talk Frank Meeres attempts to sort out what we really know about his life and death, and how the legends about him developed over the centuries.
This is a hybrid event, with a small in-person audience at The Archive Centre and an online audience.
For more details https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-winter-2021-22/

NRO
Fri 26Introduction to Family History Free Online Workshop
Time: 10:00 - 11:00

For more details https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-winter-2021-22/

NRO
Fri 26Craft and Chat
Time: 14:00 - 14:45

For more details https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-winter-2021-22/

NRO
Tue 30Privateers, the press gang & service in the Sea Fencibles - the pressures on Blakeney & Cley’s seafarers c.1800
Time: 19:30

Margaret Bird
Followed by short AGM
Cley Village Hall & on Zoom

 
Tue 30Privateers, the press gang & service in the Sea Fencibles: the pressures on Blakeney & Cley’s seafarers c.1800

Margaret Bird
Followed by short AGM
Cley Village Hall & on Zoom

BAHS
Tue 30Introduction to House History Free Online Workshop
Time: 10:00 - 11:00

For more details https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-winter-2021-22/

NRO
December 2021
Wed 1Christmas Online Quiz
Time: 19:00 - 20:30

For more details https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-winter-2021-22/

NRO
Fri 3Advanced Family History Free Online Workshop
Time: 14:00 - 15:00

For more details https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-winter-2021-22/

NRO
Fri 3Reading from the Archives - Hearing History: The voices of Christmas Past
Time: 10:00 - 10:30

Exploring Christmas traditions using sound archives to uncover memories of Christmases at the turn of the 20th century.
For more details https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-winter-2021-22/

NRO
Wed 8A Tudor Christmas
Time: 19:30

A Tudor Christmas
Trinity Methodist Church Hall

DHT
Wed 8The Duke of Norfolk’s Deeds at Arundel Castle: The Early Howard Inheritance in Norfolk By Heather Warne
Time: 13:00 - 14:00

By the early 17th century the Howard family’s adherence to the proscribed Catholic faith had lost them the Dukedom and most of their money. Compensated by a beneficial marriage to a Sheffield heiress, their activities became focussed only on their Sussex, London and Yorkshire estates.
This is a hybrid event, with a small in-person audience at The Archive Centre and an online audience.
For more details https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-winter-2021-22/

NRO
Fri 10Yuletide Yarns: Reminiscence
Time: 10:00 - 10:30

From carols to Christmas stockings, decorations to dinners, what are your Christmas memories?
For more details https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-winter-2021-22/

NRO
January 2022
Fri 7Reading from the Archives - Ballgowns and Dinner Invitations
Time: 11:00 - 11:30

Celebrate the New Year in style by joining us to hear about the balls and dinners of the past. Experience the joy of attending some of the prestigious events of the past through the eyes of those invited, including the Lord Mayor’s Feast of 1778 and Lady North’s Poudre Ball in 1905.
For more details https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-winter-2021-22/

NRO
Mon 10Mindful Monday
Time: 10:00 - 10:45

For more details https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-winter-2021-22/

NRO
Wed 12The life and mysteries of St Withburga
Time: 19:30

Rod Chapman
Trinity Methodist Church Hall

DHT
Thu 13How to Use our Online Catalogue
Time: 14:00 - 15:00

For more details https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-winter-2021-22/

NRO
Wed 19Viking-Age East Anglia By Richard Hoggett
Time: 13:00 - 14:00

From the middle decades of the 9th century until the Norman Conquest, East Anglia was an integral part of the Viking world which spanned the North Sea basin. Drawing on historical sources, archaeological sites, artefacts and place-names, Richard Hoggett explores the evidence for the Viking presence in East Anglia.
Online talk
For more details https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-winter-2021-22/

NRO
Fri 28Introduction to Family History Free Online Workshop
Time: 14:00 - 15:00

For more details https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-winter-2021-22/

NRO
February 2022
Thu 3Introduction to House History Free Online Workshop
Time: 11:00 - 12:00

For more details https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-winter-2021-22/

NRO
Fri 4Tracing First World War Ancestors Free Online Workshop
Time: 10:00 - 11:00

For more details https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-winter-2021-22/

NRO
Tue 8Advanced Family History Free Online Workshop
Time: 14:00 - 15:00

For more details https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-winter-2021-22/

NRO
Wed 9The MP and the Astrologer: Rival Cultures of Witchcraft in the East Anglian Witch-hunts By Danny Buck
Time: 13:00 - 14:00

The Great Yarmouth 1645 witch-hunt brought together three contested visions of astrology. Despite astrology being part of the fabric of the town’s life for the previous fifty years in court the MP Miles Corbet argued it was demonic con trick, while the defenders of the accused Mark Prynn declared it was a con.
This is a hybrid event, with a small in-person audience at The Archive Centre and an online audience.
For more details https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-winter-2021-22/

NRO
Fri 11Small Bites - School Records
Time: 11:00 - 11:30

For more details https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-winter-2021-22/

NRO
Tue 22Tracing First World War Ancestors Free Online Workshop
Time: 14:00 - 15:00

For more details https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-winter-2021-22/

NRO
Tue 22Small Bites - Business Records
Time: 10:00 - 10:30

For more details https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-winter-2021-22/

NRO
November 2921
Thu 13Great Yarmouth's Role in the French Wars, 1793 to 1815

David Higgins
Free attendance, visitors welcome

NAHRG
   

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