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Local Societies who meet regularly at Marriott's Warehouse

West Norfolk and King's Lynn Archaeological Society

The Society meets at 7:30pm on the following Tuesdays:

Tuesday, 18th October 2016
“Roman Roads in Norfolk” by James Albone BA Hons., AIFA, Archaeological Planning Officer

Tuesday, 15th November 2016
“The work of the Norfolk Archaeological Trust” by Caroline Davison, BA Hons., MIFA, Director

Tuesday, 20th December 2016
“Excavations at Reffley Wood Round Barrow, Knights Hill, King’s Lynn” by Alasdair Wright BA Hons., MA, Project Officer

Tuesday, 17th January 2017
“The History of Wool in Norfolk” by Roger Arguile

Tuesday, 21st February 2017
“Recent archaeology of St Nicholas’ Chapel, King’s Lynn” by Giles Emery

Tuesday, 21st March 2017
“Excavations at Marsh Lane, North Lynn” by Dr. Paul Spoerry, Regional Director

Tuesday, 18th April 2017
“Test Pits and Teenagers; the results from the Hillington HEFAs” by Catherine Ranson, Archaeological Supervisor

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King's Lynn Society of Arts and Sciences

The Society of Arts and Science, founded in 1913, meet at 7:30pm on the following dates:

Friday 21st October 2016
AGM followed by an illustrated talk entitled:
MEDIEVAL GRAFFITI: THE LOST VOICES OF ENGLAND’S CHURCHES
Matthew Champion

Wednesday 9th November
FABRIC OF THE NATION — THE CARE AND CONSERVATION OF TEXTILES WITHIN THE NATIONAL TRUST
Ksynia Marko ACR
National Trust Textile Conservation Adviser

Friday 25th November
THE CAPABILITY MEN: LANCELOT BROWN IN CONTEXT
Tom Williamson
Professor of Landscape History, University of East Anglia

Wednesday 14th December
INTERPRETING ELY CATHEDRAL
Dr Lynne Broughton
University of Cambridge
2017

Friday 13th January
THE ROSE: A PLANT WITH A PAST
Shelagh Ashe,
Lecturer in Gardening History & Gardening, Garden Advisor

Wednesday 1st February
THE WEST RUNTON MAMMOTH
Peter Sibbons
Publisher, Poppyland Publishing, Cromer

Friday 17th February
WHALES, MOUNTAINS AND METEOR TRAILS – A YEAR ON SOUTH GEORGIA WITH THE BRITISH ANTARCTIC SURVEY
Ray Thirkettle BSc(hons),
Technical Services Electrician, BAS

Wednesday 8th March
THE MANY LIVES OF MATTHEW ARNOLD: ‘A GIFT IMPRISONED’?
Dr Kate Campbell
Senior Research Fellow, School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing, UEA

Friday 24th March
SPIRALS IN TIME: EXPLORING THE SECRET LIFE AND CURIOUS AFTERLIFE OF SEASHELLS
Dr Helen Scales
Writer and Marine Biologist

Friday 20th October
AGM

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