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February 2019
Tue 19The Mesolithic of Blick Mead & the Stonehenge Landscape

Professor David Jacques

WNKL
Wed 20AGM & Parish Study update 
Wed 20Living History of Blickling Hall

Robert & Liz Scott

CHS
Thu 21Norwich Castle: The Past, Present and Future of a Treasured Landmark

Paris Agar

BRLHG
Mon 25Behind the Scenes Gardening Special
Time: 10:00 - 12:00

Visit the searchroom and go behind the scenes to one of one strongrooms and experience the conservation studio before seeing unique documents on a gardening theme from our archives.
Not to be missed!
£5 booking necessary via www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events or 01603 222599

NRO
Tue 26Norfolk's 17th century tokens and the issues of Cley

Adrian Marsden, Cley Village Hall 2.30pm

BAHS
Wed 27Harleston's Industrial Heritage

Margaret Griffiths

HDHS
Thu 28Drawing: Inspirational Maps
Time: 10:00 - 12:00

Using a range of maps from the archives as inspiration join local artist Paul Fenner to create your own art work.
£12 booking necessary via www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events or 01603 222599

NRO
March 2019
Sat 2TBA

Sue Margeson Memorial Lecture

NNAS
Wed 6Wells Schools

Roger Arguile

WLHG
Wed 6Legends of Ingham Priory
Time: 13:00 - 14:00

bu David Stannard, Norfolk Archives and Heritage Development Foundation (NORAH) Trustee
FREE Lunchtime Talk at the Norfolk Record Office

NRO
Fri 8International Women's Day Biograthon
Time: 10:00 - 13:00

Help us update our Norfolk Women in History website, by carrying out research and writing an entry for our site.
FREE, booking necessary via www.archives.nofolk.gov.uk/events or 01603 222599

NRO
Wed 13Living History at Blickling Hall

Liz Scott

DAS
Wed 13Small Bites - Wills
Time: 12:30 - 13:00

Brief taster to show you how to access wills and how they can be useful to your research.
FREE booking necessary www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events or 01603 222599

NRO
Thu 141,000 years of Norfolk's History
Time: 17:30 - 18:45

An evening exploring each century represented in the archives. Including a rare chance to see our oldest document, dated to c. 1090.
FREE no booking needed.

NRO
Fri 15The Deep History Coast: Explorers welcome

Rob Young and Maxine Collis

FCM
Sat 16Christian Imagery in the Medieval English Parish Church

Sophie Weston

CPCS
Tue 19The Snettisham Iron Age Hoard: Shining Light on an Old Treasure

Dr Jody Joy

WNKL
Wed 20TBA 
Wed 20TBA

TBA

HDHS
Wed 20Marie Lloyd: A Performance of some of her songs

Rachel Duffield

CHS
Thu 21Limestone Country

Jacky Heath

BRLHG
Sat 23Augustus Jessopp: Norfolk's Antiquary

Nick Hartley

NAHRG
Tue 26The War of the Roses and the Paston Letters

Dr Rob Knee

BAHS
April 2019
Wed 3Some Stained Glass Treasures

Peter Townroe

WLHG
Wed 3Intensive Care for Poorly Papers: Conserving the Letters and Notebooks of Dr Richard Bright
Time: 13:00 - 14:00

by David Parker, Norfolk Record Office Conservator

FREE Lunchtime talk at Norfolk Record Office

NRO
Thu 4Norfolk at War: Bombing and Blackout
Time: 17:30 - 18:45

A rare chance to see the Norwich Bomb Map.
includes talk by Sarah Mitchell author of The Lost Letters.
Free no booking necessary

NRO
Sat 13The Welcome Stranger: Dutch, Walloon & Huguenot Communities in Norwich, 1550-1750

Frank Meeres

NAHRG
Sat 13Welcome to OUr Church: How to Write a Church Guide

Various tutors

CPCS
Tue 16Roman Pottery Production in West Norfolk

Alice Lyons

WNKL
Wed 17Wildlife in Common

Caroline Spinks, Norfolk Wildlife Trust

LDLH
Thu 18Treasures & Curiosities in Norwich Churches

David Berwick

BRLHG
Tue 30The Warrens of Breckland

Anne Mason

BAHS
May 2019
Wed 1Defence of the Coast in the 14th Century

Dr John Alban

WLHG
Wed 1The Butlin's Heritage Collection
Time: 13:00 - 14:00

by Mark Pitchforth from the History of Advertising Trust
Free Lunchtime talk at the Norfolk Record Office

NRO
Fri 3Delving Deeper into House History
Time: 10:30 - 12:30

Extend your knowledge and discover more sources for researching the history of your house.
£5 booking necessary via www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events or 01603 222599

NRO
Wed 8Annual General Meeting & Social EveningWLHG
Thu 9Behind the Scenes
Time: 14:00 - 16:00

Visit the searchroom and go behind the scenes to one of one strongrooms and experience the conservation studio before seeing unique documents from our archives.
Not to be missed!
£5 booking necessary via www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events or 01603 222599

NRO
Fri 10Exploring your Community: Historical Research
Time: 10:00 - 16:00

Due to popular demand this event is repeated from November 2018.
Aimed at members of local history groups.
Looking at sources in Norfolk Record Office, Norfolk Heritage Centre and Norfolk Historic Environment Record.
Practical sessions on using maps, interpreting photographs and understanding written sources.

£8 (lunch not included) book your place online www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events or 01603 222599

NRO
Sat 11Rood Screens of Norfolk

Dr Allan Barton

CPCS
Wed 15Pockets Full of Posies? Surviving the Black Death the Medieval Way

Dr Joy Hawkins

LDLH
Thu 16The Secrets of Secret Norwich

Elizabeth Walne

BRLHG
June 2019
Wed 5Behind the Scenes - Art in the Archives Special
Time: 14:00 - 16:00

Visit the searchroom and go behind the scenes to one of one strongrooms and experience the conservation studio before seeing unique documents on and Art in the Archives theme from our archives.
Not to be missed!
£5 booking necessary via www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events or 01603 222599

NRO
Fri 7Small Bites - Quarter Sessions
Time: 12:30 - 13:00

Brief taster of how to access quarter sessions and how you can use them in your research.

FREE booking necessary www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events or 01603 222599

NRO
Sat 8The Restoration of Popery: Ecclesiology & the Ritualist Movement in the Later 19th Century

Dr Nick Groves

CPCS
Wed 12Using the Searchroom at the Norfolk Record Office
Time: 10:00 - 11:00

Aimed at complete beginners to help you start your research.
Free, booking necessary via www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events 0r 01603 222599

NRO
Fri 14The Moral Story - looking at moral matters from the 'bawdy court'
Time: 14:00 - 16:00

Using witness statements from the 17th and 18th century deposition books, this workshop looks at this rich resource for family, local and social historians.

In partnership with the Norfolk Archives and Heritage Development Foundation (NORAH)
FREE, booking necessary www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events or 01603 222599

NRO
Wed 19Society Outing

Details to be confirmed

LDLH
Thu 27Delving Deeper int House History
Time: 10:30 - 12:30

Extend your knowledge and discover more sources for researching the history of your house.
£5 booking necessary via www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events or 01603 222599

NRO
July 2019
Mon 15Outing - Coach Trip to Fenland Churches

John Vigar

CPCS
Wed 17Escaping Hitler: A Jewish Boys Quest for Freedom and his Future

Phyllida Scrivens

LDLH
August 2019
Sat 10If Stones Could Speak: Church Building & Conservation

Mark Wilson

CPCS
Wed 21Must Farm: Britain's Bronze Age Pompeii

Alex Fisher. Note: Evening Meeting.

LDLH
September 2019
Wed 4The Second Air Division at Sculthorpe

Orla Kenny

WLHG
Wed 18The Tithe Wars in 1930s East Anglia

Robert Halliday

LDLH
Tue 24The South Asia Decorative Arts & Crafts Collection

Ben Cartwright

BAHS
October 2019
Thu 3New Discoveries at Oxnead Hall

Matt Champion

ALHS
Sat 12A Reconstruction of High Mass c1500

Dr Allan Barton & Others. At St Peter & Paul, Salle. Booking required.

CPCS
Tue 15Roman Maritime Project

Michael Walsh

WNKL
Wed 16The Class of '63 (1763, Earl Stonham Chharity School)

Pip Wright

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

Barbara Miller

 
Tue 29Captain Marryat & the Langham Collection

Ben Cartwright

BAHS
November 2019
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
Thu 21Norfolk Textiles

Aviva Leigh

ALHS
Tue 26The Aylsham Roman Project

Peter Purdy

BAHS
December 2019
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
Tue 21Pilgrimage & the Lynn Museum Collection of Medieval Badges

Oliver Bone

WNKL
February 2020
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
March 2020
Tue 17From Wells-next-the-Sea to Dunkirk & Back. The Life Story of the Whelker 'Bessie'.

Tim Lidstone-Scott

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

Barbara Miller

ALHS
April 2020
Tue 21New Views from the Head of the River Deben - Reshaping Mesolithic to Saxon Landscapes.

Andrew Peachey

WNKL
   

Sedgeford Historical and Archaeological Research Project

June 2019
SHARP
Sunday 30th June - Friday 9th August

Sedgeford Historical and Archaeological Research Project

The Digging Season for 2019 is 30th June - 9th August
The site is open to visitors every day exceopt Saturdays

SHARP Archaeological Festival Sunday 21st July 10am-4pm

Summer Lecture Season 7.30pm Tuesdays, St Mary's Church, Sedgeford, 2nd July to 6th August

For further information: www.sharp.org.uk

Poppyland Publishing - Latest Titles

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Price & ISBNTitle and Author
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9781909796362
Maritime Suffolk
Robert Malster
£10.95
9781909796386
A Cromer Miscellany
Adrian Vicary
£9.95
9781909796379
All Preachers Great and Small
Keith Skipper
£11.95
9781909796348
Echoes of History: Poppyland 1883-1914
David Thornton
£12.95
0781909796393
More Norfolk Churches from the Air
Mike Page & Pauline Young
£9.95
9781909796409
Women in the Archaeology & History of West Norfolk
£9.95
9781909796331
Six Essays in Hanseatic History
Ayers, Cawthorne, Champion, Hoyle, Nicolle and Richards
£2.95
9781909796356
Palling - A History Shaped by the Sea
£9.95
9781909796294
I Therefore Post Him as a Coward
Gill Blanchard
£10.95
9781909796324
Pablo Fanque and the Victorian Circus
Gareth H.H. Davies
£17.95
0953968006
Ships & Shipyards of Ipswich 1700-1970
Hugh Moffat
£10.95
9781909796317
Ordinary Women, Extraordinary Lives
Frank Meeres
£24.95
9780953968039
Boudica to Raedwald - East Anglia's Relations with Rome
John Fairclough