Taster Events

NORWICH PARISH CHURCHES

Norwich Castle

Saturday 25 February | 2PM

Norwich parish churches: the colours, smells, sounds and processions of late medieval devotions (an Archaeology Day event). Talk by Vic Morgan, Senior Honorary Research Fellow, UEA. Norwich Castle entrance payable.

ALL SAINTS TO ST VEDAST

Norwich Castle

Tuesday 28 February | 12.30pm

All Saints to St Vedast: the contribution of medieval churches to the building of Norwich. Talk by Brian Ayers, Research Fellow and Honorary Senior Lecturer, UEA. Norwich Castle.

FREE OF CHARGE

THE CASE OF HISTORIC BUILDINGS

FRIENDS MEETING HOUSE UPPER GOAT LANE, NORWICH, NR2 1EW

Monday 6 March | 1pm

The care of historic buildings: a stonemason’s perspective. Talk by Mark Wilson, Surveyor of the Fabric, Norwich Historic Churches Trust.

FREE OF CHARGE

PRYING INTO CHURCH CUPBOARDS

FRIENDS MEETING HOUSE UPPER GOAT LANE, NORWICH, NR2 1EW

Monday 13 March | 1pm

Prying into church cupboards: Archdeacon Swyneflete and his inventory of 1368. Talk by Nicholas Groves, lecturer and author of The Medieval Churches of Norwich.

FREE OF CHARGE

How to make saints and influence people

FRIENDS MEETING HOUSE UPPER GOAT LANE, NORWICH, NR2 1EW

Thursday 23 March | 1PM

How to make saints and influence people: finding St Edmund in East Anglian churches. Talk by Rebecca Pinner, Lecturer in Medieval and Early Modern Literature, University of East Anglia.

FREE OF CHARGE

Charity, church and estate

Norfolk Record Office, Martineau Lane, Norwich, NR1 2DQ

Wednesday 29 March | 1pm

Charity, church and estate: the Great Hospital’s historical role in Norwich and its hinterland. A talk by Tom Townsend, Archivist, Norfolk Record Office.

FREE OF CHARGE

The Four Sisters window at St Peter Mancroft

St Giles’ Church, Upper St Giles St, Norwich, NR2 1AB

Thursday 27 April | 7.30PM

A talk by Barbara Miller, Norwich city guide, organised jointly with St Giles’ Church.

FREE OF CHARGE

What’s in the box? Parish documents workshop

Norfolk Record Office, Martineau Lane, Norwich, NR1 2DQ

Thursday 27 April | 5-7pm

This workshop explores the documents you can find in the parish chests of Norwich’s Martineau Lane medieval churches: a chance to work with original documents from the archive. Booking is essential.

FREE OF CHARGE

Behind the Scenes at Norfolk Record Office

Norfolk Record Office, The Green Room, The Archive Centre, Martineau Lane, Norwich, NR1 2DQ

Friday 28 April | 5-7PM

Join a behind the scenes tour at Norfolk Record Office ahead of the Flintspiration Weekend. You will have backstage access to the strongrooms, conservation studio and a chance to view original documents relating to Norwich Medieval Churches.
Please note that coats and bags are not permitted on the tour, lockers are available for your use.

£5 | must be booked in advance.