As part of the festival to celebrate the 600th anniversary of the writing of the earliest known Paston letter the Paston Footprints project has brought together a panel of experts to present a short series of lectures designed to explore the story of the Paston family, and their legacy, in more detail. All the talks are free to attend.

Date: Last Tuesday of every month
Time: open at 6:00pm, lecture at 6:30pm
Venue: Hungate Medieval Art, Norwich.

June 26th

Sir John Paston’s guide to being a knight: John Paston II and his ‘Grete Boke’
Elizabeth McDonald

September 25th – POSTPONED

The later Pastons: the 1st and 2nd Earls of Yarmouth
Dr Jean Agnew

July 31st

The Wars of the Roses and the Paston Letters
Dr Rob Knee

October 30th

‘A Cabinet of Wonders’ and the Seventeenth-century Paston Collection
Dr Victor Morgan

August 28th

‘A neat building of black flint’
St Peter Hungate, the Pastons, and the churches of Norwich.
Dr Nicholas Groves