Forthcoming Events

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Apr
2
Thu
Local History Course @ True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum
Apr 2 @ 1:00 pm – May 7 @ 3:00 pm
Local History Course @ True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum

TRUE’S YARD FISHERFOLK MUSEUM

KING’S LYNN: ASPECTS OF LOCAL HISTORY

  • Six Thursday afternoons (1pm-3pm)
  • 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th April and 7th May 2020.
  • Cost: £30
  • Tutor: Dr Paul Richards

 

  1. Introduction
  • Course content and aims.
  • What we have lost and gained.
  • Sampling sources (Pat Midgley Research Centre).
  • Student interests.

 

  1. Bishop’s Lynn
  • What we have gained – today’s Medieval Town – an exceptional historic built environment.
  • The town’s archaeological excavations (1963-70) and the history hidden underground. Where are the principal sites?
  • Illustrated talk.
  • Group discussion.

 

 

  1. Renaissance Lynn
  • The age of Shakespeare in King’s Lynn: People, Places and Drama.
  • Lynn’s classical architecture and a townscape transformed (1680-1720).
  • Illustrated talk.
  • Group discussion.

 

 

  1. Georgian Lynn
  • The grand houses and merchant families in the riverside streets of Lynn.
  • The Bagge family: Brewers, Ship-owners and traders.
  • Illustrated talk.
  • Visit to St Nicholas Chapel to view 18th century mural monuments.

 

  1. Victorian & Edwardian Lynn
  • Lynn’s First Industrial Revolution and the impact and legacy of Frederick Savage (1826-1857).
  • The fortunes of the North End fisherfolk community (1869-1958).
  • Illustrated talk.
  • Group discussion.

 

  1. Lynn & Europe since 1100
  • Bishop’s Lynn and Hanseatic Europe 1271-1561: Commerce and Politics.
  • The principal trade routes and imports/exports since 1720.
  • Illustrated talk.
  • Group discussion.
  • Course evaluation.
  • Future research opportunities and topics.

 

This course will take place in the Museum’s Education Room, which is located on the first floor. Please inform a member of staff if you need to use the lift. Each session will have a short comfort break and there is a Tea Room onsite where refreshments can be purchased.

The cost of this course is £30 per person, payable by Thursday 2nd April. Cheques must be made out to The North End Trust.

 

True’s Yard Fisherfolk Museum

North Street ▪ King’s Lynn ▪ Norfolk ▪ PE30 1QW

01553 770479 ▪ info@truesyard.co.uk

Apr
7
Tue
Postponed -Pat Midgley Memorial Lecture @ King's Lynn Town Hall
Apr 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

In response to the latest government advice regarding COVID-19 this event has been postponed and a new date will be set shortly.

‘’The Invention of Albertopolis: The Lasting Influence of Prince Albert on British Cultural Life’’ by Dr Robert Anderson (former Director of The British Museum) is the 7th annual Pat Midgley Memorial Lecture. Tickets are £5 each are available at the Museum.

Apr
9
Thu
Local History Course @ True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum
Apr 9 @ 1:00 pm – May 14 @ 3:00 pm
Local History Course @ True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum

TRUE’S YARD FISHERFOLK MUSEUM

KING’S LYNN: ASPECTS OF LOCAL HISTORY

  • Six Thursday afternoons (1pm-3pm)
  • 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th April and 7th May 2020.
  • Cost: £30
  • Tutor: Dr Paul Richards

 

  1. Introduction
  • Course content and aims.
  • What we have lost and gained.
  • Sampling sources (Pat Midgley Research Centre).
  • Student interests.

 

  1. Bishop’s Lynn
  • What we have gained – today’s Medieval Town – an exceptional historic built environment.
  • The town’s archaeological excavations (1963-70) and the history hidden underground. Where are the principal sites?
  • Illustrated talk.
  • Group discussion.

 

 

  1. Renaissance Lynn
  • The age of Shakespeare in King’s Lynn: People, Places and Drama.
  • Lynn’s classical architecture and a townscape transformed (1680-1720).
  • Illustrated talk.
  • Group discussion.

 

 

  1. Georgian Lynn
  • The grand houses and merchant families in the riverside streets of Lynn.
  • The Bagge family: Brewers, Ship-owners and traders.
  • Illustrated talk.
  • Visit to St Nicholas Chapel to view 18th century mural monuments.

 

  1. Victorian & Edwardian Lynn
  • Lynn’s First Industrial Revolution and the impact and legacy of Frederick Savage (1826-1857).
  • The fortunes of the North End fisherfolk community (1869-1958).
  • Illustrated talk.
  • Group discussion.

 

  1. Lynn & Europe since 1100
  • Bishop’s Lynn and Hanseatic Europe 1271-1561: Commerce and Politics.
  • The principal trade routes and imports/exports since 1720.
  • Illustrated talk.
  • Group discussion.
  • Course evaluation.
  • Future research opportunities and topics.

 

This course will take place in the Museum’s Education Room, which is located on the first floor. Please inform a member of staff if you need to use the lift. Each session will have a short comfort break and there is a Tea Room onsite where refreshments can be purchased.

The cost of this course is £30 per person, payable by Thursday 2nd April. Cheques must be made out to The North End Trust.

 

True’s Yard Fisherfolk Museum

North Street ▪ King’s Lynn ▪ Norfolk ▪ PE30 1QW

01553 770479 ▪ info@truesyard.co.uk

Apr
16
Thu
Local History Course @ True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum
Apr 16 @ 1:00 pm – May 21 @ 3:00 pm
Local History Course @ True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum

TRUE’S YARD FISHERFOLK MUSEUM

KING’S LYNN: ASPECTS OF LOCAL HISTORY

  • Six Thursday afternoons (1pm-3pm)
  • 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th April and 7th May 2020.
  • Cost: £30
  • Tutor: Dr Paul Richards

 

  1. Introduction
  • Course content and aims.
  • What we have lost and gained.
  • Sampling sources (Pat Midgley Research Centre).
  • Student interests.

 

  1. Bishop’s Lynn
  • What we have gained – today’s Medieval Town – an exceptional historic built environment.
  • The town’s archaeological excavations (1963-70) and the history hidden underground. Where are the principal sites?
  • Illustrated talk.
  • Group discussion.

 

 

  1. Renaissance Lynn
  • The age of Shakespeare in King’s Lynn: People, Places and Drama.
  • Lynn’s classical architecture and a townscape transformed (1680-1720).
  • Illustrated talk.
  • Group discussion.

 

 

  1. Georgian Lynn
  • The grand houses and merchant families in the riverside streets of Lynn.
  • The Bagge family: Brewers, Ship-owners and traders.
  • Illustrated talk.
  • Visit to St Nicholas Chapel to view 18th century mural monuments.

 

  1. Victorian & Edwardian Lynn
  • Lynn’s First Industrial Revolution and the impact and legacy of Frederick Savage (1826-1857).
  • The fortunes of the North End fisherfolk community (1869-1958).
  • Illustrated talk.
  • Group discussion.

 

  1. Lynn & Europe since 1100
  • Bishop’s Lynn and Hanseatic Europe 1271-1561: Commerce and Politics.
  • The principal trade routes and imports/exports since 1720.
  • Illustrated talk.
  • Group discussion.
  • Course evaluation.
  • Future research opportunities and topics.

 

This course will take place in the Museum’s Education Room, which is located on the first floor. Please inform a member of staff if you need to use the lift. Each session will have a short comfort break and there is a Tea Room onsite where refreshments can be purchased.

The cost of this course is £30 per person, payable by Thursday 2nd April. Cheques must be made out to The North End Trust.

 

True’s Yard Fisherfolk Museum

North Street ▪ King’s Lynn ▪ Norfolk ▪ PE30 1QW

01553 770479 ▪ info@truesyard.co.uk

Apr
23
Thu
Local History Course @ True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum
Apr 23 @ 1:00 pm – May 28 @ 3:00 pm
Local History Course @ True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum

TRUE’S YARD FISHERFOLK MUSEUM

KING’S LYNN: ASPECTS OF LOCAL HISTORY

  • Six Thursday afternoons (1pm-3pm)
  • 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th April and 7th May 2020.
  • Cost: £30
  • Tutor: Dr Paul Richards

 

  1. Introduction
  • Course content and aims.
  • What we have lost and gained.
  • Sampling sources (Pat Midgley Research Centre).
  • Student interests.

 

  1. Bishop’s Lynn
  • What we have gained – today’s Medieval Town – an exceptional historic built environment.
  • The town’s archaeological excavations (1963-70) and the history hidden underground. Where are the principal sites?
  • Illustrated talk.
  • Group discussion.

 

 

  1. Renaissance Lynn
  • The age of Shakespeare in King’s Lynn: People, Places and Drama.
  • Lynn’s classical architecture and a townscape transformed (1680-1720).
  • Illustrated talk.
  • Group discussion.

 

 

  1. Georgian Lynn
  • The grand houses and merchant families in the riverside streets of Lynn.
  • The Bagge family: Brewers, Ship-owners and traders.
  • Illustrated talk.
  • Visit to St Nicholas Chapel to view 18th century mural monuments.

 

  1. Victorian & Edwardian Lynn
  • Lynn’s First Industrial Revolution and the impact and legacy of Frederick Savage (1826-1857).
  • The fortunes of the North End fisherfolk community (1869-1958).
  • Illustrated talk.
  • Group discussion.

 

  1. Lynn & Europe since 1100
  • Bishop’s Lynn and Hanseatic Europe 1271-1561: Commerce and Politics.
  • The principal trade routes and imports/exports since 1720.
  • Illustrated talk.
  • Group discussion.
  • Course evaluation.
  • Future research opportunities and topics.

 

This course will take place in the Museum’s Education Room, which is located on the first floor. Please inform a member of staff if you need to use the lift. Each session will have a short comfort break and there is a Tea Room onsite where refreshments can be purchased.

The cost of this course is £30 per person, payable by Thursday 2nd April. Cheques must be made out to The North End Trust.

 

True’s Yard Fisherfolk Museum

North Street ▪ King’s Lynn ▪ Norfolk ▪ PE30 1QW

01553 770479 ▪ info@truesyard.co.uk

Apr
30
Thu
Local History Course @ True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum
Apr 30 @ 1:00 pm – Jun 4 @ 3:00 pm
Local History Course @ True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum

TRUE’S YARD FISHERFOLK MUSEUM

KING’S LYNN: ASPECTS OF LOCAL HISTORY

  • Six Thursday afternoons (1pm-3pm)
  • 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th April and 7th May 2020.
  • Cost: £30
  • Tutor: Dr Paul Richards

 

  1. Introduction
  • Course content and aims.
  • What we have lost and gained.
  • Sampling sources (Pat Midgley Research Centre).
  • Student interests.

 

  1. Bishop’s Lynn
  • What we have gained – today’s Medieval Town – an exceptional historic built environment.
  • The town’s archaeological excavations (1963-70) and the history hidden underground. Where are the principal sites?
  • Illustrated talk.
  • Group discussion.

 

 

  1. Renaissance Lynn
  • The age of Shakespeare in King’s Lynn: People, Places and Drama.
  • Lynn’s classical architecture and a townscape transformed (1680-1720).
  • Illustrated talk.
  • Group discussion.

 

 

  1. Georgian Lynn
  • The grand houses and merchant families in the riverside streets of Lynn.
  • The Bagge family: Brewers, Ship-owners and traders.
  • Illustrated talk.
  • Visit to St Nicholas Chapel to view 18th century mural monuments.

 

  1. Victorian & Edwardian Lynn
  • Lynn’s First Industrial Revolution and the impact and legacy of Frederick Savage (1826-1857).
  • The fortunes of the North End fisherfolk community (1869-1958).
  • Illustrated talk.
  • Group discussion.

 

  1. Lynn & Europe since 1100
  • Bishop’s Lynn and Hanseatic Europe 1271-1561: Commerce and Politics.
  • The principal trade routes and imports/exports since 1720.
  • Illustrated talk.
  • Group discussion.
  • Course evaluation.
  • Future research opportunities and topics.

 

This course will take place in the Museum’s Education Room, which is located on the first floor. Please inform a member of staff if you need to use the lift. Each session will have a short comfort break and there is a Tea Room onsite where refreshments can be purchased.

The cost of this course is £30 per person, payable by Thursday 2nd April. Cheques must be made out to The North End Trust.

 

True’s Yard Fisherfolk Museum

North Street ▪ King’s Lynn ▪ Norfolk ▪ PE30 1QW

01553 770479 ▪ info@truesyard.co.uk

May
7
Thu
Local History Course @ True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum
May 7 @ 1:00 pm – Jun 11 @ 3:00 pm
Local History Course @ True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum

TRUE’S YARD FISHERFOLK MUSEUM

KING’S LYNN: ASPECTS OF LOCAL HISTORY

  • Six Thursday afternoons (1pm-3pm)
  • 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th April and 7th May 2020.
  • Cost: £30
  • Tutor: Dr Paul Richards

 

  1. Introduction
  • Course content and aims.
  • What we have lost and gained.
  • Sampling sources (Pat Midgley Research Centre).
  • Student interests.

 

  1. Bishop’s Lynn
  • What we have gained – today’s Medieval Town – an exceptional historic built environment.
  • The town’s archaeological excavations (1963-70) and the history hidden underground. Where are the principal sites?
  • Illustrated talk.
  • Group discussion.

 

 

  1. Renaissance Lynn
  • The age of Shakespeare in King’s Lynn: People, Places and Drama.
  • Lynn’s classical architecture and a townscape transformed (1680-1720).
  • Illustrated talk.
  • Group discussion.

 

 

  1. Georgian Lynn
  • The grand houses and merchant families in the riverside streets of Lynn.
  • The Bagge family: Brewers, Ship-owners and traders.
  • Illustrated talk.
  • Visit to St Nicholas Chapel to view 18th century mural monuments.

 

  1. Victorian & Edwardian Lynn
  • Lynn’s First Industrial Revolution and the impact and legacy of Frederick Savage (1826-1857).
  • The fortunes of the North End fisherfolk community (1869-1958).
  • Illustrated talk.
  • Group discussion.

 

  1. Lynn & Europe since 1100
  • Bishop’s Lynn and Hanseatic Europe 1271-1561: Commerce and Politics.
  • The principal trade routes and imports/exports since 1720.
  • Illustrated talk.
  • Group discussion.
  • Course evaluation.
  • Future research opportunities and topics.

 

This course will take place in the Museum’s Education Room, which is located on the first floor. Please inform a member of staff if you need to use the lift. Each session will have a short comfort break and there is a Tea Room onsite where refreshments can be purchased.

The cost of this course is £30 per person, payable by Thursday 2nd April. Cheques must be made out to The North End Trust.

 

True’s Yard Fisherfolk Museum

North Street ▪ King’s Lynn ▪ Norfolk ▪ PE30 1QW

01553 770479 ▪ info@truesyard.co.uk

Admission Prices

Adults £3

Seniors (over 60) £2.50

Children (under 5′s go free) £1.50

Family (2 adults + 2 children) £6

Research Centre Free

Opening Hours

Tuesday - Saturday 10am-4pm Last admission 3:30pm

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