Forthcoming Events

You can view our events on a calendar or as an agenda here…

Mar
21
Thu
True’s Talks- Whales, Whaling and Lynn’s Greenland Fishery @ True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum
Mar 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
True's Talks- Whales, Whaling and Lynn’s Greenland Fishery @ True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum

This event is free, however, numbers are limited so booking is essential. Tickets are available at the Museum from Tuesday 8th January. To book call 01553770479 or email info@truesyard.co.uk

Mar
28
Thu
True’s Talks- The Merchants of Georgian & Victorian Lynn: The Bagges @ True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum
Mar 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
True's Talks- The Merchants of Georgian & Victorian Lynn: The Bagges @ True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum

Dr Paul Richards -The Merchants of Georgian & Victorian Lynn: The Bagges

This event is free, however, numbers are limited so booking is essential. Tickets are available at the Museum from Tuesday 8th January. To book call 01553770479 or email info@truesyard.co.uk

May
29
Wed
Local History Week-German Spies and Zeppelin Raid Talks @ True's Yard
May 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Local History Week-German Spies and Zeppelin Raid Talks @ True's Yard

Local History day is held on the 1st Saturday in June every year. This year we decided to go one step further and hold an entire week dedicated to the incredible history of this town.

 

Tuesday 28th May 10.30am – 2.00pm Family Fun Day– Time travelling games, trail, dressing-up, puppets, prize draw, homemade cake and object handling of ancient finds! Suitable for all ages- Free

Wednesday 29th May 1pm-2pmTrue’s Talks – Lindsey Bavin will be giving two short talks with a brief interval. The first will be ‘The Curious Case of the Rector, the Constable and the German Spies’- a darkly comic tale of espionage in Norfolk 1914. The second talk will focus on the Zeppelin Raid of 1915. Free

Thursday 30th May 11am-3pmDay School Frederick Savage (1828-97) Engineer, Northender & MayorJoin Dr Julian Litten & Dr Paul Richards at True’s Yard and St Nicholas Chapel – looking at Savage’s amazing achievements and the Victorian way of death. £5pp (Lunch not included).

 

Friday- 31st May 1pm- True’s Talk- The 150th Anniversary of the Alexandra Dock

Learn all about the history of this incredible still working Dock. Plus, all those who attend the talk will get a special preview of the new exhibition which opens to the public on 1st June. Free

 

Saturday 1st June- Local History in England Day!

10:30am- 2:30pm Open Day- The Pat Midgley Research Centre will be open to the public. Discover the rich source material held at the PMRC and more about family history.

 

11:30am & 2:30pm1000 years in 10 minutes! An abridged history of King’s Lynn– performed by Museum Manager – Lindsey Bavin. Suitable for all ages. Free.

 

12noonExhibition Opening The 150th Anniversary of The Alexandra Dock (1869-2019)

 

1pm North End Guided Tour what better way to get to know your local history than to walk the streets and see the marks our ancestors left on the landscape? Hear the remarkable stories of the people of the North End and round it all off with a cup of complimentary tea or coffee in our newly restored Georgian Tearoom. £5pp

For more information or to book tickets call 01553 770479 or email info@truesyard.co.uk

May
31
Fri
Local History Week-Alexandra Dock Talk @ True's Yard
May 31 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Local History Week-Alexandra Dock Talk @ True's Yard

Local History day is held on the 1st Saturday in June every year. This year we decided to go one step further and hold an entire week dedicated to the incredible history of this town.

 

Tuesday 28th May 10.30am – 2.00pm Family Fun Day– Time travelling games, trail, dressing-up, puppets, prize draw, homemade cake and object handling of ancient finds! Suitable for all ages- Free

Wednesday 29th May 1pm-2pm – – True’s Talks – Lindsey Bavin will be giving two short talks with a brief interval. The first will be ‘The Curious Case of the Rector, the Constable and the German Spies’- a darkly comic tale of espionage in Norfolk 1914. The second talk will focus on the Zeppelin Raid of 1915. Free

Thursday 30th May 11am-3pmDay School Frederick Savage (1828-97) Engineer, Northender & MayorJoin Dr Julian Litten & Dr Paul Richards at True’s Yard and St Nicholas Chapel – looking at Savage’s amazing achievements and the Victorian way of death. £5pp (Lunch not included).

 

Friday- 31st May 1pm- True’s Talk- The 150th Anniversary of the Alexandra Dock

Learn all about the history of this incredible still working Dock. Plus, all those who attend the talk will get a special preview of the new exhibition which opens to the public on 1st June. Free

 

Saturday 1st June- Local History in England Day!

10:30am- 2:30pm Open Day- The Pat Midgley Research Centre will be open to the public. Discover the rich source material held at the PMRC and more about family history.

 

11:30am & 2:30pm1000 years in 10 minutes! An abridged history of King’s Lynn– performed by Museum Manager – Lindsey Bavin. Suitable for all ages. Free.

 

12noonExhibition Opening The 150th Anniversary of The Alexandra Dock (1869-2019)

 

1pm North End Guided Tour what better way to get to know your local history than to walk the streets and see the marks our ancestors left on the landscape? Hear the remarkable stories of the people of the North End and round it all off with a cup of complimentary tea or coffee in our newly restored Georgian Tearoom. £5pp

For more information or to book tickets call 01553 770479 or email info@truesyard.co.uk

Sep
26
Thu
True’s Talks- Hanse Merchants in Medieval East Anglia @ True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum
Sep 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
True's Talks- Hanse Merchants in Medieval East Anglia @ True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum
DateSpeakerTitle
26th SeptDr Paul Richards“Hanse Merchants in Medieval East Anglia”
3rd OctJanet Hughes“Hunstanton: ‘The Golden Age’”
10th OctBrian Ayers“Viking Age Scandinavia”
17th OctCharlotte Paton“A history of law and order – hereabouts”
24th OctEric Somerville‘A Norfolk Nurse – Edith Cavell’
31st OctTony Kirby‘The Victorian and Edwardian Fenland: A Landscape Transformed’
7th NovIan Duckett‘Literary Lynn- some snapshots from history’
14th NovTricia McCarron“Entertainment and Leisure – North End style!”

 

Tickets for the talks available from Tuesday 27th August 2019.                     

All lectures are free. However, numbers are limited so booking is essential. Tickets are available at the Museum. To book call 01553770479 or email info@truesyard.co.uk

Oct
3
Thu
True’s Talks- Hunstanton: The Golden Age @ True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum
Oct 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
True's Talks- Hunstanton: The Golden Age @ True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum
DateSpeakerTitle
26th SeptDr Paul Richards“Hanse Merchants in Medieval East Anglia”
3rd OctJanet Hughes“Hunstanton: ‘The Golden Age’”
10th OctBrian Ayers“Viking Age Scandinavia”
17th OctCharlotte Paton“A history of law and order – hereabouts”
24th OctEric Somerville‘A Norfolk Nurse – Edith Cavell’
31st OctTony Kirby‘The Victorian and Edwardian Fenland: A Landscape Transformed’
7th NovIan Duckett‘Literary Lynn- some snapshots from history’
14th NovTricia McCarron“Entertainment and Leisure – North End style!”

 

Tickets for the talks available from Tuesday 27th August 2019.                     

All lectures are free. However, numbers are limited so booking is essential. Tickets are available at the Museum. To book call 01553770479 or email info@truesyard.co.uk

Oct
10
Thu
True’s Talks- Viking Age Scandinavia @ True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum
Oct 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
True's Talks- Viking Age Scandinavia @ True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum
DateSpeakerTitle
26th SeptDr Paul Richards“Hanse Merchants in Medieval East Anglia”
3rd OctJanet Hughes“Hunstanton: ‘The Golden Age’”
10th OctBrian Ayers“Viking Age Scandinavia”
17th OctCharlotte Paton“A history of law and order – hereabouts”
24th OctEric Somerville‘A Norfolk Nurse – Edith Cavell’
31st OctTony Kirby‘The Victorian and Edwardian Fenland: A Landscape Transformed’
7th NovIan Duckett‘Literary Lynn- some snapshots from history’
14th NovTricia McCarron“Entertainment and Leisure – North End style!”

 

Tickets for the talks available from Tuesday 27th August 2019.                     

All lectures are free. However, numbers are limited so booking is essential. Tickets are available at the Museum. To book call 01553770479 or email info@truesyard.co.uk

Oct
17
Thu
True’s Talks- A History of Law and Order- hereabouts @ True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum
Oct 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
True's Talks- A History of Law and Order- hereabouts @ True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum
DateSpeakerTitle
26th SeptDr Paul Richards“Hanse Merchants in Medieval East Anglia”
3rd OctJanet Hughes“Hunstanton: ‘The Golden Age’”
10th OctBrian Ayers“Viking Age Scandinavia”
17th OctCharlotte Paton“A history of law and order – hereabouts”
24th OctEric Somerville‘A Norfolk Nurse – Edith Cavell’
31st OctTony Kirby‘The Victorian and Edwardian Fenland: A Landscape Transformed’
7th NovIan Duckett‘Literary Lynn- some snapshots from history’
14th NovTricia McCarron“Entertainment and Leisure – North End style!”

 

Tickets for the talks available from Tuesday 27th August 2019.                     

All lectures are free. However, numbers are limited so booking is essential. Tickets are available at the Museum. To book call 01553770479 or email info@truesyard.co.uk

Oct
24
Thu
True’s Talks- A Norfolk Nurse- Edith Cavell @ True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum
Oct 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
True's Talks- A Norfolk Nurse- Edith Cavell @ True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum
DateSpeakerTitle
26th SeptDr Paul Richards“Hanse Merchants in Medieval East Anglia”
3rd OctJanet Hughes“Hunstanton: ‘The Golden Age’”
10th OctBrian Ayers“Viking Age Scandinavia”
17th OctCharlotte Paton“A history of law and order – hereabouts”
24th OctEric Somerville‘A Norfolk Nurse – Edith Cavell’
31st OctTony Kirby‘The Victorian and Edwardian Fenland: A Landscape Transformed’
7th NovIan Duckett‘Literary Lynn- some snapshots from history’
14th NovTricia McCarron“Entertainment and Leisure – North End style!”

 

Tickets for the talks available from Tuesday 27th August 2019.                     

All lectures are free. However, numbers are limited so booking is essential. Tickets are available at the Museum. To book call 01553770479 or email info@truesyard.co.uk

Oct
31
Thu
True’s Talks- The Victorian and Edwardian Fenland: A Landscape transformed @ True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum
Oct 31 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
True's Talks- The Victorian and Edwardian Fenland: A Landscape transformed @ True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum
DateSpeakerTitle
26th SeptDr Paul Richards“Hanse Merchants in Medieval East Anglia”
3rd OctJanet Hughes“Hunstanton: ‘The Golden Age’”
10th OctBrian Ayers“Viking Age Scandinavia”
17th OctCharlotte Paton“A history of law and order – hereabouts”
24th OctEric Somerville‘A Norfolk Nurse – Edith Cavell’
31st OctTony Kirby‘The Victorian and Edwardian Fenland: A Landscape Transformed’
7th NovIan Duckett‘Literary Lynn- some snapshots from history’
14th NovTricia McCarron“Entertainment and Leisure – North End style!”

 

Tickets for the talks available from Tuesday 27th August 2019.                     

All lectures are free. However, numbers are limited so booking is essential. Tickets are available at the Museum. To book call 01553770479 or email 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

The Museum will be closed from 5th November- 2nd December. Normal Hours Tuesday - Saturday 10am-4pm Last admission 3pm

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