The Norfolk Archaeological & Historical Research Group

Norfolk's local history and archaeology club

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We hold monthly talks from October to April. Details of the current season are on the Lecture Programme page.


NAHRG Norfolk History Day : East Anglian Castles : 20 July 2024

A day of six talks to mark the expected reopening of Norwich Castle keep later this year

Saturday 20 July 2024 (approx. 10.00 to 5.30)
Thomas Paine Lecture Theatre : University of East Anglia

'What is a Castle? : An Introduction to Castle Studies' : James Wright (Triskele Heritage)
'Buckenham Castle: Old and New' : Richard Hoggett (Freelance Heritage Consultant)
'Clare Castle: one motte, two baileys, three seasons of excavation' : Jo Caruth (Cotswold Archaeology)
'Foundation Myth and Medieval Identity: The Case of Bungay Castle' : Lorna Richardson (UEA)
'Norwich Castle Keep in Fact and Imagination :- the Early Decades' : Sandy Heslop (UEA)
'Recreating Norwich Castle's Royal Palace' : Tim Pestell (Norwich Castle Museum)

The cost for NAHRG members will be £15.00 per head; or for non-members £25.00 per head.
This includes refreshments and a buffet lunch.

Non-members would be very welcome.

For a booking form, go to: or contact .