Special Celebration Events
The society is planning a number of events this year to celebrate our 50th Anniversary. These are in addition to our normal activities such as our lecture programme, visits and archaeological investigations.
The following have been scheduled so far:
- 28th July 2017 - Margery Kempe Lecture, Lynn Minister, Dr. Laura Williams
- 25th November 2017 - Fiftieth Anniversary Conference
We still have the minutes from the very first meeting of the society on file. These can be seen: Here
Some press comments about the new society
Tour of Historic Hardwick Cemetery (Sunday 11th June 2017)
Dr Paul Richards will be conducting a tour called 'Mariners, Merchants and Industrialists' at Hardwick Cemetery starting at the gates at 2pm (Charge £4).
St Martha's Test Pits (Sunday 25th June 2017: 11am)
Archaeology demonstration at St Martha's Roman Catholic Primary School Summer Fete. The location is off Roseberry Avenue, Field Lane, Gaywood.
Binham History Group(Friday 23rd June to Sunday 25 June 2017: 9am start)
Investigation of an area identified by GeoPhysics and fieldwalking. Test pitsbeing dug over three days, all welcome.
Historic Pubs of Lynn (Friday 23rd June 2017)
Dr Paul Richards will be conducting a tour called 'Historic Pubs in Lynn' starting at True's Yard 6pm (Charge £5).
Mad, Bad, and Dangerous to Know? (28th July 2017)
A public illustrated lecture to be held at St. Margaret's Minister, 4:30pm, by Dr. Laura Kalas Williams, Research Associate and Tutor, Department of English, the University Exeter.
Margery Kempe's boisterous mysticism and medicine: uncovered!. Tickets available from True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum £5
Society Conference (25th November 2017)
Will be held at Marriott's Warehouse Trust, South Quay, King's Lynn, 10:00-17:00, Saturday 25th November. The subject is 'Women in the Archaeology and History of West Norfolk: Female Voices Across Time'. Places are free but limited and may be booked from True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum