Forthcoming Events

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

Feb
23
Thu
True’s Talks: The Fight for Lynn’s Historic Buildings since 1885 @ True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum
Feb 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

The Fight for Lynn’s Historic Buildings since 1885 by Philip Venning, OBE is the fourth lecture in the 13th series of True’s Talks.

“King’s Lynn remarkable legacy of historic buildings has been of concern to the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB) since 1885, only eight years after it was founded by William Morris. The talk will look at how the SPAB has helped in the fight to save some of the town’s best known buildings from demolition, decay, damaging alteration and misguided repairs.”

This event is free, however, numbers are limited so booking is essential. Tickets are available at the Museum from Tuesday 17th January.

A former journalist Philip Venning ran the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB) for 28 years. He now lives in Docking, and serves on the East of England Committee of the Heritage Lottery Fund, which has grant aided a range of projects in Lynn.

This talk is now fully booked.

Mar
2
Thu
True’s Talks: Richard Young – Nineteenth Century Shipping Magnet @ True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum
Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Richard Young – Nineteenth Century Shipping Magnet of Wisbech by Roger Powell is the fifth lecture in the 13th series of True’s Talks. This event is free, however, numbers are limited so booking is essential. Tickets are available at the Museum from Tuesday 17th January.

Mar
9
Thu
True’s Talks: A Glimpse of Thetford Past & Present @ True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum
Mar 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

A Glimpse of Thetford Past & Present by David Osborne is the sixth lecture in the 13th series of True’s Talks. This event is free, however, numbers are limited so booking is essential. Tickets are available at the Museum from Tuesday 17th January.

Mar
11
Sat
Family History Class @ True's Yard
Mar 11 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Family History Class @ True's Yard

Family History at True’s Yard

Are you interested in researching your family history?

      Need some help?

Try our one of our informal Saturday morning groups

Improve your family history research skills with Vic & Val Taylor.

Saturdays 10.30 am to 12.30 pm

£3.00 per session

Access to our Ancestry Library Edition with records from all over the world!

For more information & to book please contact Rebecca at

True’s Yard on

01553 770479 or outreach@truesyard.co.uk

Mar
16
Thu
True’s Talks: Benjamin Massey of Lynn & The Quakers’ Network 1800-50 @ True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum
Mar 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Benjamin Massey of Lynn & The Quakers’ Network 1800-50 by Alison Gifford is the seventh lecture in the 13th series of True’s Talks. This event is free, however, numbers are limited so booking is essential. Tickets are available at the Museum from Tuesday 17th January.

Mar
18
Sat
Family History Class @ True's Yard
Mar 18 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Family History Class @ True's Yard

Family History at True’s Yard

Are you interested in researching your family history?

      Need some help?

Try our one of our informal Saturday morning groups

Improve your family history research skills with Vic & Val Taylor.

Saturdays 10.30 am to 12.30 pm

£3.00 per session

Access to our Ancestry Library Edition with records from all over the world!

For more information & to book please contact Rebecca at

True’s Yard on

01553 770479 or outreach@truesyard.co.uk

Mar
23
Thu
True’s Talks: Discovering the history of Tilney All Saints and its 12th century Church @ True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum
Mar 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Discovering the history of Tilney All Saints and its 12th century Church by June Mitchell, MBE & Ann Savage is the eighth lecture in the 13th series of True’s Talks. This event is free, however, numbers are limited so booking is essential. Tickets are available at the Museum from Tuesday 17th January.

This talk is now fully booked.

Mar
30
Thu
Pat Midgley Memorial Lecture: The Baden Powell 1900-2017 @ King's Lynn Town Hall
Mar 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The Baden Powell 1900-2017 by Dr Paul Richards, Tim Clayton & Ken Hill is the 4th Pat Midgley Memorial Lecture. This lecture is held annually to commemorate the Museum’s founder, Pat Midgley, MBE. Tickets are £5 each and will be available at the Museum from Tuesday 17th January.

Mar
31
Fri
True’s Yard Birthday Celebration at Hanse House @ Hanse House
Mar 31 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Come celebrate with us!

31st March marks the end of the Silver Jubilee Appeal and the 26th Birthday of the Museum.

To celebrate we are having a supper at the Hanse House.

Guests to arrive 7 for 7:30pm start.

2 course meal with dessert kindly sponsored by The Friends of True’s Yard

Tickets are £15 and available from True’s Yard

For further information please contact Lindsey on 01553 770479 or email info@truesyard.co.uk

 

May
6
Sat
Family History Class @ True's Yard
May 6 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Family History Class @ True's Yard

Family History at True’s Yard

Are you interested in researching your family history?

      Need some help?

Try our one of our informal Saturday morning groups

Improve your family history research skills with Vic & Val Taylor.

Saturdays 10.30 am to 12.30 pm

£3.00 per session

Access to our Ancestry Library Edition with records from all over the world!

For more information & to book please contact Rebecca at

True’s Yard on

01553 770479 or outreach@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

No dogs allowed except for guide dogs.

Opening Hours

Normal Hours Tuesday - Saturday 10am-4pm Last admission 3pm

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