The decline of the Glaven ports-Jon Hooton

Sheringham Museum

Following the virtual presentation Jon gave us on the rise of the Glaven estuary ports, Jon will return in the flesh to chart their decline. This talk follows the fortunes of the Glaven ports from soon after being made a Head Port in 1786 through its decline and eventual demise at the time of the...

History of the Sheringham Shoal Windfarm-SCIRA speaker tba

Sheringham Museum

It is now 10 years since the first commercial power from Sheringham’s own windfarm came ashore. Since that time the Norwegian owners have acquired the adjacent Dudgeon field, and announced that both are to be expanded. They have also taken a share in the recently announced major new Dogger Bank Windfarm project. We hope to...

Broader Norfolk. Looking at curiosities of the Norfolk dialect-David Stannard

If you’d like to learn why there’s much more to the Norfolk dialect than the words on a tourist souvenir novelty tea-towel, then David Stannard’s talk is for you. We all know how entertaining David’s presentations are from his two previous visits! Meet at the Sheringham Museum at the Mo The museum is on Lifeboat...

Family History-linking Felbrigg, Blickling and Oxburgh-Rob Knee

Places, names, buildings, letters, portraits – all of these can provide the threads that link us to our ancestors, links that can also help us to explain who we think we are. The talk will highlight some of the stepping stones in the journey to unravel our own family histories and also how genealogy (the...