Renowned and hugely talented classical guitarist James Boyd comes to Wells Maltings by popular demand. In 1937, East Coast journalist and artist Archie White commissioned the yacht Concord from Harry King’s boatyard at Pinmill in Suffolk. His lovingly kept record of Concord’s early years provides a window onto a lost world touched by the shadow […]
There and back in the R34 airship: pioneers crossing the Atlantic.
Live by Satellite On Tuesday, September 10th, the wait will be over….The Testaments,Margaret Atwood’s highly anticipated sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale,is revealed. The momentous literary event will be celebrated with an exclusive live cinema broadcast, as Fane Productions present an evening with the Canadian novelist, poet, literary critic and inventor.
Innovation and Landscape: Presentations and discussion on the impact of historical and current innovations in agriculture, commerce, energy and industry on the built environment.
Strictly Speaking returns for a second year – a celebration of community poetry Open mic night X Factor style poetry event with cash prizes for the best recital.
Live on Stage TV personalities Jules Hudson (Escape to the Country and Countryfile) and Jonnie Irwin (Escape to the Country and Place in the Sun) present an evening of entertainment.
Javed is a British teen of Pakistani descent growing up in 1987 England. Amidst the racial and economic turmoil of the times, he writes poetry as a means to escape the intolerance of his hometown and the inflexibility of his traditional father. But when a classmate introduces him to the music of Bruce Springsteen, Javed […]
Holkham Hall: Illustrated presentation/lecture by Christine Hiskey, author of ‘Holkham’ and winner of prestigious EDP/Jarrold East Anglian Book (History and Tradition) Award for 2017.
A talk by Lord Robin Butler Lord Butler of Brockwell KG, GCB, CVO, PC, is the only person to have served five prime ministers as Private Secretary, and Secretary of the Cabinet. He was Head of the Home Civil Service from 1988 to 1998. In this very special event he will talk of his many […]
Presented live on stage by Poetry People In the early 1900s Lowestoft’s fishing village – known locally as The Grit – was home to 2,300 people, three schools, churches, shops and 13 pubs. There was a strong sense of independence and community spirit among the often poor ‘Gritsters’. What made it such a special place […]
Here Comes the Judge: Planning decisions and changes in the built environment; roles of and relationships between planning authorities; roles of civic organizations and citizens in planning processes; resourcing decisions and appeals.
Screen next the Sea Special Followed by Q&A with Producer Debbie Gray A portrait of the artist L.S. Lowry and the relationship with his mother, who tries to dissuade him from pursuing his passion. Director: Adrian Noble Writer: Martyn Hesford Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Timothy Spall, Stephen Lord
We the People: What civic organizations and individuals have done and are doing to change and protect the built environment. Examples from Friends of North Norfolk, Norwich Society and Council for the Preservation of Rural England.