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DateVisit
21 March 2019Visit to the Historic Sites of Norfolk
02 July 2019Audley End House and Garden
16 September 2019Extended visit to Hampshire and the Isle of White 2019
28 September 2019London walk - Greenwich with Andrew Davies

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Visit to the Historic Sites of Norfolk
Thursday 21 March 2019

·      We are very fortunate to have the expertise of Andrew Allen, an East Anglian art historian who lives in East Norfolk and is passionate about its historic sites.

·      After meeting Andrew, we will proceed to Ranworth Church, famous for its painted medieval rood screen and set in a delightful location.

·      From there we will visit Yarmouth Minster, where Andrew will give us a guided tour and short talk. The Minster is the largest parish church in the country and being founded in II0I is the oldest building in the town.

·      Lunch (included) will be at the Grade II listed ‘Star Hotel’ on Yarmouth’s historic quayside.

·      After a leisurely lunch we visit the ‘Time and Tide Museum’ which tells the story of Great Yarmouth and its herring industry.

·      The afternoon culminates in a tour of some of the most important historic sites in the town and the quayside, described by Daniel Defoe as “the finest quay in England, if not Europe.”

·      Time and weather permitting we might be able to include a brief visit to Burgh Castle Roman fort.

 

Depart Rushmere church car park at 8.15am…. £39 including 2 course lunch

Bookings taken at our February and March meetings.