Properties and events in Norfolk 2017

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The ‘Remember Nelson’ exhibition at The Hoste hotel

The Hoste, Luxury hotels and Beauty Spa, The Green, Burnham Market, Norfolk, PE31 8HD

The Hoste hotel is proud to have the new 'Remember Nelson' exhibition, featuring letters written by Horatio Nelson, together with prints and…

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Cromer Railway Signal Box

Off Holt Road, Between Argos and the old Cromer cemetery, Cromer, Norfolk, NR27 9ST

At this Grade II listed railway signal box, built in 1922, visitors can operate a Midland and Great Northern Railway 35-lever frame, and see…

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The Corn Hall, Diss

Corn Hall, St. Nicholas Street, Diss, Norfolk, IP22 4LB

If you haven’t already done so, come and explore the Corn Hall, a Greek Revival corn trading building dating from 1854 which has recently…

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SuperHome Open Day – Barroway Drove, Downham Market

88 The Drove, Barroway Drove, Downham Market, Norfolk, PE38 0AJ

Pioneering owners of some of the UK’s most eco-friendly SuperHomes are hosting free Open Days this September. SuperHomes are older homes…

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HOD’s Special Guided Walk - Circus, Clowns & Catastrophe.

Heritage Sign next to White Swan Pub, 1 North Quay, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 1PU

A free show in Great Yarmouth pulls the crowds today as much as it did nearly two hundred years ago. In 1845 jostling for a better view suddenly…

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HODs Guided Walk - Glorious Memories of the Golden Mile

Outside Wellington Pier, Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 3JF

Join our new seafront walk, set between the two piers as we recount the fascinating story of life in the famous seaside resort Great Yarmouth over…

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Maritime Memories at Great Yarmouth’s Maritime Festival

South Quay, Great Yarmouth, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2QH

Visit Great Yarmouth's Official Heritage Guides at this year’s Maritime Festival. This event has been specially created for HODs visitors and…

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Royal Naval Hospital

Queens Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 3JU

Built in 1811, this former Navy hospital was built for Nelson's men. It was never used for them but treated naval staff, some of whom suffered…

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The Great Yarmouth Drill House - Celebrating 150 years

York Road, , Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2LX

To mark the 150th anniversary of the Drill House and celebrate its first year in operation as a state of the art circus and street arts creation…

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Time & Tide Museum of Great Yarmouth Life

Time & Tide Museum, Blackfriars Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 3BX

Fishing Boats: Maritime Discovery The three boats in our courtyard have recently undergone some vital conservation work and you can now view them…

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Happisburgh: The Oldest Archaeological Site in Northern Europe

Happisburgh, Norfolk, NR12 0PR

Be guided by experts along the coastline where the 800,000 year old archaeological site of Happisburgh was unearthed beneath the beach. Hear the…

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Peep into the Parvis at St Nicholas’ Chapel, King’s Lynn

St Nicholas' Chapel, St Ann's Street, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 1NH

St Nicholas's Chapel is in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust. This is the largest parochial chapel in England finished about 1420 and a…

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Edwardian Pleasure Wherry at How Hill House, Ludham

How Hill Trust, How Hill House, How Hill Road, Ludham, Norfolk, NR29 5PG

HATHOR is the magnificent Edwardian Pleasure Wherry built in 1905 for Ethel and Helen Colman, two of the daughters of the founder of the Colman…

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Wherry Albion

Norfolk Wherry Trust, Horsefen Road, Ludham, Norfolk, NR29 5QG

Conducted tours by enthusiastic and knowledgeable volunteers around this 118 year old heritage vessel - only one of two 'blacked-sailed trading…

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North Walsham and Dilham Canal Trust HODS Event

Ebridge Mill, Happisburgh Road, White Horse Common, North Walsham, Norfolk, NR28 9NG

In the North East of Norfolk visit Norfolk's ONLY locked sailing canal. Walk along the banks with over 2.5 miles of canal to explore inspecting…

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All Saints Church Hemblington

Church Lane, Hemblington, Norwich, Norfolk, NR13 4EF

There will be a special series of short films about the architecture & history of All Saints Church as well as the surrounding village & its…

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Boardman House

Boardman House, Redwell Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 4SL

Following a substantial refurbishment, Boardman House reopened its doors in November 2015 as home to Norwich University of the Arts' School of…

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British Archive for Contemporary Writing - Suffragette Stories

Archives - University of East Anglia, The Library, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk, nr4 7tj

An opportunity for a behind the scenes look at the British Archive for Contemporary Writing. There will be talks from the Archivist, a brief tour…

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Caistor Roman Town: Discovering Norfolk’s lost capital

Caistor Roman Town, Stoke Road, Caistor St Edmund, Norwich, Norfolk

Hear the fascinating story of the town's rise and fall told by the Caistor Roman Project volunteer guides, and then visit Caistor St Edmund Church…

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Change Minds at Norfolk Record Office

Norwich, Norfolk

Join members of the Change Minds group at Norfolk Record Office to explore and imagine life in Norfolk with mental health problems a hundred years…

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Church of St John Maddermarket at Norwich

Pottergate, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1DS

Discover St John’s Maddermarket through a new Family Trail around the church, hunting for clues to solve a puzzle. Come in and ‘Find Your…

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Conserving Nature - Enhancing Wellbeing

Blofield Church, Church Road, Blofield, Norwich, Norfolk, NR13 4NA

Blofield churchyard has been managed for wildflower conservation for over 30 years by the church and Blofield and District Conservation Group…

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Flintspiration Reprised

The Norwich Historic Churches Trust Ltd, St. Martin At Palace Centre, 15 St. Martin At Palace Plain, Norwich, Norfolk, NR3 1RW

FRIDAY - Talk: Set in Stone by Dr Nick Groves at 1230. Church buildings look as though they have been there forever. Come and find out how they…

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Guided Tour of Kett’s Heights

Kett's Hill, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 4EX

Kett’s Heights is one of Norwich’s best-kept secrets providing one of the finest views overlooking Norwich. It is from here that Robert Kett…

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John Innes Centre:  From hot toddies to corpse mimics – how and why some plants generate heat

The John Innes Centre, Colney Lane, Colney, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7UH

An illustrated talk by scientist Kirsten Bomblies and tour of our rare botanical books. We will talk about how – and why - some plants have…

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Museum of the Broads

Museum of the Broards, Poors Staithe, The Staithe, Stalham, Norwich, Norfolk, NR12 9DA

Welcome to the only waterside museum of Broadland life in a tranquil and picturesque location at Stalham Staithe. This year is the Museum's 21st…

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Norwich Puppet Theatre

Norwich Puppet Theatre, St. James, Whitefriars, Norwich, Norfolk, NR3 1TN

Take a peek behind the scenes of the Puppet Theatre and delve into the history of both the theatre and the medieval church that it is housed in.…

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Princes Street United Reformed Church

United Reformed Church, Princes Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR3 1AZ

The church closed in 2013 to undergo renovation and updating. Since re-opening in April 2015 the building was nominated for several awards:…

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St Martin’s At Oak

The Wharf, St. Martins Hall Church, Oak Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR3 3AQ

Explore our magnificent Medieval Church which is currently home to The Wharf Academy of Music. Between 1976 and 2001 St Martin at Oak was the home…

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The Branthwayts, the Beevors, Hatchments and Hethel

All Saints Church, Church Lane, Hethel, NORWICH, Norfolk, NR14 8HE

What is a hatchment? When were they used? Hethel church’s four Beevor hatchments have just come back from restoration – find out whose they…

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The Norfolk Club tour

17 Upper King Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR3 1RB

The Norfolk Club is a private members Club founded in 1770. Since 1882 the members moved into this elegant Georgian town house, conveniently close…

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The South Asia Collection

The South Asia Collection, The Old Skating Rink Gallery, 34-36 Bethel Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1NR

A unique collection of around 6000 objects and artworks from all over South Asia. Much of the Collection (textiles, metal-work, and wood-work)…

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The Strangers Club

Strangers Club, 22-24 Elm Hill, Norwich, Norfolk, NR3 1HG

Elm Hill is one of the oldest thoroughfares in Norwich. The earliest known record of occupation of a building situated where the Strangers Club…

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Wherry Yacht NORADA at the Museum of the Broads, Stalham

The Museum of the Broads, The Staithe, Stalham, Norwich, Norfolk, NR12 9DA

NORADA is a 53 foot wherry yacht that was built in 1912 by famous Wroxham boatbuilder Ernest Collins to join his fleet of hire craft. The boat was…

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Beachamwell Shepherd’s Hut

The Plantation, Shingham, Swaffham, Norfolk, PE37 8AY

Beachamwell Shepherd's Hut may be the smallest venue on Heritage Open Days, at a mere 9'10'' x 6'8". Come and see the recently conserved…

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Walsingham Methodist Chapel

High Street, Walsingham, Norfolk, NR22 6BY

John Wesley, the founder of the Methodist Church, visited Walsingham in 1781. Subsequently construction of a meeting place started in 1793 and…

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