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Friday, September 7, 2018

Great Cressingham Victorian School is to open its doors for free on Sunday September 30, providing a chance to experience what life was like back in the 19th century.

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A First World War memorial campaign led by former head of the army Lord Dannatt will see 6ft tall Tommy silhouette statues erected around the county.

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Norwich City Council

The Heritage at Risk Programme (HAR) was launched by Historic England and is used to help assess the overall state of the country’s heritage sites.

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Ministry of Defence

An independent business has promised to clean three war memorials for free to commemorate 100 years since the end of the First World War.

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Norfolk has lost almost one in five of its pubs since 2010 – the equivalent of a closure every month for the past seven years.

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Office for National Statistics

It opened under a blaze of publicity, but a branch of the family electricals firm Adcocks is closing in Dereham.

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Dereham

The story of Duleep Singh and his cultural heritage and legacy will be celebrated during a two-week festival.

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Heritage Lottery Fund

Visitors to a mid-Norfolk windmill will be transported back in time with the unveiling of a new attraction at its upcoming reopening event.

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Alison Webb

Another important chapter in Dereham’s history has been written after the descendants of those killed in a brutal massacre nearly 80 years ago, met for the very first time.

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A 19th-century landmark is due to reopen its doors following recent renovations.

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Alison Webb

The story of Duleep Singh and his cultural heritage and legacy will be celebrated in a week-long festival.

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Heritage Lottery Fund

Gallery: The warren lodges of the Brecks

Saturday, April 28, 2018

For more than 600 years the Brecks was famed for its rabbits which were farmed for their meat and fur.

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Record numbers of people are heading to Norfolk’s museums, new figures have shown, with those in Norwich and Great Yarmouth seeing particular spikes in visitors.

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Margaret Dewsbury

A history group is hold a talk on Constance Villiers Stuart, who lived in Beachamwell Hall.

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India

They feared their beloved town’s rich and vibrant history was tragically fading from memory.

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A school like no other finally opened its doors to the public today after the snow disrupted the original plans.

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Portraits of some of Britain’s most famous historical figures have been sold for more than £83,000 at auction.

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United Kingdom

Dignitaries, a member of the House of Lords and sporting figure have put their support behind Norfolk Day.

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Norfolk Community Foundation

The green light has been given to a new brewery at a farmhouse barn nestled in the ruins of 900-year-old West Acre priory, near Swaffham.

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United Kingdom

One of Norfolk’s grandest country homes is set to feature on a small screen show hosted by gardening legend Alan Titchmarsh.

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National Trust

A celebrity historian has praised a Norfolk town’s “spectacular” architecture - and urged its residents to preserve and protect it for future generations.

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Syria

The names of the Pankhurst family, Millicent Fawcett and Emily Wilding Davison may be the ones that are synonymous with the struggle for women’s suffrage.

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They are part of Norfolk’s rich heritage and now portraits of some of Britain’s most famous historical figures are going under the hammer for the first time.

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East Anglia’s best-known steam locomotive Oliver Cromwell is to pay a final trip to the region later this month before it is retired after 10 years on the main line.

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United Kingdom

A celebratory event has marked the 150th birthday of a prince who dedicated much of his life to preserving the heritage of Norfolk and Suffolk.

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Heritage Lottery Fund

He was a man of prestigious ancestry who devoted his life to saving some of Norfolk and Suffolk’s most precious landmarks, as well as preserving its rich heritage for future generations.

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A Gothic horror film that brought star Vincent Price and director Roger Corman to Norfolk is to return to Norwich for a screening by Hallowed Histories.

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Wales

East Anglia went crazy for colour 50 years ago, though manufacturers couldn’t keep pace with demand

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BBC

A large plot of land has been returned to an historic estate after being acquired by the National Trust.

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National Trust

The Dereham branch of Co-op has presented the Watton museum with more than a thousand pounds for their campaign to digitise historic records.

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UN Court

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