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
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

Sep
24
Thu
True’s Talks Dr Paul Richards – Lost Lynn @ True's Yard
Sep 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

‘Lost King’s Lynn 1870-2020’ by Dr Paul Richards is the 1st lecture in the 20th series of True’s Talks. The talk will be held at 11am and then repeated at 1pm. This event is free, however, numbers are limited due to Covid-19, so booking is essential.

Fully Booked

Oct
1
Thu
True’s Talk A “Natural” Fenland River made by Anglo Saxon Monks @ True's Yard
Oct 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

‘A “natural” Fenland river made by Anglo-Saxon monks’ by Prof. Michael Chisholm is the 2nd lecture in the 20th series of True’s Talks. The talk will be held at 11am and then repeated at 1pm. This event is free, however, numbers are limited due to Covid-19, so booking is essential.

1 space left

Oct
8
Thu
True’s Talk Do diff’runt the Chases and Culey’s @ True's Yard
Oct 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

‘Do Diff’runt: The Chases & Culeys – Two Norfolk Families’ by Anne Culey Bloomfield is the 3rd lecture in the 20th series of True’s Talks. The talk will be held at 11am and then repeated at 1pm. This event is free, however, numbers are limited due to Covid-19, so booking is essential

Fully Booked.

Oct
15
Thu
True’s Talks – Pilgrim Routes: King’s Lynn to Walsingham @ True's Yard
Oct 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

‘Pilgrim Routes: King’s Lynn to Walsingham’ by Tim McDonald is the 4th lecture in the 20th series of True’s Talks. The talk will be held at 11am and then repeated at 1pm. This event is free, however, numbers are limited due to Covid-19, so booking is essential

1 Spaces left

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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