50 Years Celebration

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


2018/19 Lectures

The program of lectures for the next season can now be found under the 'Lectures' tab above.

Summer Visits 2019

Marshland Maritime Museum

This visit is planned to take place on Saturday 18th May starting at 10:30am.

Further Details


St Mary's, Houghton

This visit is planned to take place on Saturday 7th September starting at 10:30am.

Further Details


WNKLAS In The News

The society has been in the local Newspapers recently in coverage of the conference to celebrate our 50year anniversary and also the presentation to John Smallwood one of the founders.

Press Article


King John's Treasure

The society's investigation of a local farm contributed to a programme made for US television as part of the Expidition Unknown series. This systematic survey of an area that was a likely route for the Royal Treasure was also the subject of a recent lecture evening.

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