A Life Through Letters

A Life Through Letters

September 14th – 7:30pm. After the success of their first performances they’re back! The students of Paston College present – ‘A Life Through Letters: the Paston Family’. The students researched the Paston family of the 15th Century through their...
Reliving History Concert

Reliving History Concert

Sunday 1st July 7 PM – 10 PM Members of the acclaimed Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (OAE), directed by Robert Howarth, will be performing at St Nicholas’ Church. North Norfolk District Council has partnered with Orchestras Live to put on the concert,...
Edmund Paston’s Tombland Tales

Edmund Paston’s Tombland Tales

Friday 27th July (Norfolk Day) Join Dr Rob Knee as he celebrates Norfolk Day in style, recounting the stories of Edmund Paston, his life and times. Making use of the wealth of detail in the famous Paston Letters, Dr Knee paints an entertaining picture of the Pastons’...
Robert Paston’s Whirlpool of Misadventures

Robert Paston’s Whirlpool of Misadventures

June 12th & June 19th Performances at 2pm and 7pm 600 Paston Footprints and Collision Theatre Present ROBERT PASTON’S WHIRLPOOL OF MISADVENTURES A Heritage Performance at Oxnead Hall Tickets £8 & £4.50 Concessions (Under 14s Free) Oxnead Hall, Norwich,...
Paston Treasures

Paston Treasures

July 28th Castle Museum: 1-4pm The Paston Treasure exhibition at the Norwich Castle Museum celebrates the legacy of collecting found in a powerful Norfolk family, the Pastons, in the 17th century. Created shortly after the restoration of the monarchy in the 1660s, the...
A Life Through Letters

A Life Through Letters

June 28th The students of Paston College present – ‘A Life Through Letters: the Paston Family’. The students researched the Paston family of the 15th Century through their published letters and various historical sources as part of their BTEC Performing Arts in...
Entertaining the Tudors

Entertaining the Tudors

Saturday July 7th The early music trio, Hexachordia presents an informal concert which brings to life the musical scene under Henry VIII and Elizabeth I. Playing on a wide range of authentic copies of original instruments from Tudor era such as the harp, recorders,...
Hellesdon History Live!

Hellesdon History Live!

Saturday July 14th Hellesdon Local History group host a medieval pageant and history fair to celebrate the 600th anniversary of the writing of the earliest surviving Paston Letter. Come along and learn about the dramatic events of the ‘Siege of Hellesdon’...
Medieval Crafts from the time of the Pastons

Medieval Crafts from the time of the Pastons

July 27th (Norfolk Day) Join local re-enctors ‘Linstock and Pledgett’ as they demonstrate medieval crafts, and try your hand at writing your very own Paston letter. Suitable for all ages. 11:00am – 4:00pm. Free Admission. St Peter Hungate church,...
Mannington Medieval Festival

Mannington Medieval Festival

Sunday August 5th Mannington Medieval Festival. A day of medieval activities and entertainments all set in the delightful grounds of Mannington Hall in north Norfolk. Watch medieval demonstrations by members of the Norfolk and Norwich Medieval Association, try your...
Medieval Tales for young and old

Medieval Tales for young and old

Saturday August 11th Medieval Tales for young and old. Join Norfolk’s very own ‘Yarn-smith’, Dave Tonge, for an afternoon of tall tales and medieval stories with one of England’s leading master story-tellers. Suitable for all ages. 12 noon...