Aylsham Roman Project (ARP): An Update-Sheila Denny-April 2024

Aylsham Roman Project (ARP): An Update-Sheila Denny-April 2024

Sheila told us about the site, at Woodgate Nursery in Aylsham that has a history that is only gradually being discovering. The first dig was in 2016 and Sheila’s presentation goes through what has uncovered and what has been happening over the period since then. The dig is undertaken by a community archaeology group for…

Shackleton’s connections to Sheringham-Tim Groves-March 2024

Shackleton’s connections to Sheringham-Tim Groves-March 2024

Tim Groves from Sheringham Museum probed the connections between famed Antarctic explorer Earnest Shackleton and our town of Sheringham. Tim expanded upon the themed museum collection which will be the highlight of their 2024 season.

But for a simple twist of fate…..Phil Hawes-February 2024

But for a simple twist of fate…..Phil Hawes-February 2024

Phil Hawes told the story of Tom Bourdillon, Gresham School’s “nearly man”. Phil described how, just days before Hillary and Tensing reached the summit of Mt. Everest in 1953, Bourdillon and his companion Charles Evans reached the South Summit of the peak, just 100 M from their goal. They have gone down in mountaineering history…