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December 2019
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
Thu 30Delving Deeper into Your Family History
Time: 10:30 - 12:30

Find out how to go further with tracing your family tree. This advanced workshop includes a mixture of practical exercises and demonstrations on how to use poor law material and wills. At the end there will be a chance to see the original documents.

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

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

Dr Gareth Davies

NNAS
Wed 5Lunchtime Talk - Sovereign, Squire and Rebel: The Story of Maharajah Duleep Singh
Time: 13:00 - 14:00

by Peter Bance, Maharajah Duleep Singh author and historian

FREE- Booking not necessary

NRO
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
Thu 20Family Fun and Crafts- Espionage and Intrigue
Time: 14:00 - 15:30

Find out about the role of Norfolk citizens in spying over the past 150 years by looking at some of our original documents. Hear cases of people wrongly accused of espionage and learn about the discovery of spies who were disguised as nuns. Then create your very own spy kit including periscope and decoder.

£3.50 per child Children under 3 free of charge
Book place on www.archives.nofolk.gov.uk/events

NRO
Fri 21How Cromer was Photographed

Paul Damen

FCM
Fri 21Family Fun and Crafts - Unlocking Our Sound Heritage - Amazing Antarctica!
Time: 14:00 - 15:30

Become an Antarctic explorer and discover the sounds of the South Pole! Hear sound clips collected by the British Antarctic Survey to discover life as an Antarctic researcher. From penguins, storms and Antarctic dentistry, to sounds recorded from space that are truly out of this world. Join in with craft activities to create your own Antarctic adventure.
Free of charge
Book your place at www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events

NRO
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
Wed 4Lunchtime Talk - Poles in Norfolk and Stories from the NPHG Archive Project
Time: 13:00 - 14:00

by Adrian O'Dell, The Norfolk Polish Heritage Group (NPHG)

FREE- Booking not necessary

NRO
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
Wed 1Lunchtime Talk - The Civil War Petitions Project: War Victims and their Stories in Norfolk and Norwich
Time: 13:00 - 14:00

by Andy Hopper, University of Leicester

FREE - Booking not necessary

NRO
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
Fri 17Using the Searchroom
Time: 10:00 - 11:00

Not confident with using the record office searchroom? Don’t know your microfilm from your microfiche? Whether you have never used the searchroom before or just need a recap on the new layout, this session is for you.
Free of charge

Booking required on www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events

NRO
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
Wed 29Delving Deeper into Your Family History
Time: 14:00 - 16:00

Find out how to go further with tracing your family tree. This advanced workshop includes a mixture of practical exercises and demonstrations on how to use poor law material and wills. At the end there will be a chance to see the original documents.

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

NRO
May 2020
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

NRO
Wed 13Local Railways

Paddy Anstey

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

Barbara Miller

BRLHG
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

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