Forthcoming Events

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

Mar
7
Sat
Family History with Vic & Val @ True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum
Mar 7 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Discover your Family History at True’s Yard Museum. From Novice to Experienced Genealogists – all are welcome! Are you interested in researching your family history? Need some help? You can improve your family history research skills with Vic and Val Taylor on Saturday mornings 10.30am – 12.30pm. £3 per session – to book contact True’s Yard on 01553 770479 or info@truesyard.co.uk

Mar
12
Thu
True’s Talks – The Port of King’s Lynn @ True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum
Mar 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

SOLD OUT
‘The Port of King’s Lynn’ by Kim Kennedy (ABP Port Manager) is the 6th lecture in the 19th series of True’s Talks. This event is free, however, numbers are limited so booking is essential. Tickets are available from Tuesday 7th January at the Museum.
https://www.abports.co.uk/locations/king-s-lynn/

Mar
14
Sat
Family History with Vic & Val @ True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum
Mar 14 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Discover your Family History at True’s Yard Museum. From Novice to Experienced Genealogists – all are welcome! Are you interested in researching your family history? Need some help? You can improve your family history research skills with Vic and Val Taylor on Saturday mornings 10.30am – 12.30pm. £3 per session – to book contact True’s Yard on 01553 770479 or info@truesyard.co.uk

Mar
19
Thu
Postponed True’s Talks – Whales, Whaling and Lynn’s Greenland fishery @ True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum
Mar 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

In response to the latest government advice regarding COVID-19 this event has been postponed. All tickets already reserved will be valid for the new date.

‘Whales, Whaling and Lynn’s Greenland Fishery’ by Jon Jackson is the 7th lecture in the 19th series of True’s Talks. This event is free, however, numbers are limited so booking is essential. Tickets are available from Tuesday 7th January at the Museum.

The Greenland Fishery: Heritage, House, and home to The Greenland Fishery Project

Mar
26
Thu
Postponed True’s Talks – West Norfolk: A Story in Old Postcards @ True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum
Mar 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

In response to the latest government advice regarding COVID-19 this event has been postponed. Tickets reserved will still be valid for the new date.

‘West Norfolk: A Story in Old Postcards’ by Simon Massen is the 8th lecture in the 19th series of True’s Talks. This event is free, however, numbers are limited so booking is essential. Tickets are available from Tuesday 7th January at the Museum.

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

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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