History Society Programme

Winter and Spring Programme 2021-22

See below for the programme of summer visits for 2022.

Wed 20th October 2021 Robert Hawes, background to his 1712 book: “The History or Memoiurs of Framlingham and the Lowes Hundred” Tony Martin
Wed 17th November 2021 Voices from the Workhouse Janette Robinson
Wed 15th December 2021 East Anglian Art, from the Norwich School onwards John Day
Wed 19th January 2022
John Self’s Framlingham, A Photo Tour, 1884 – 1927 John Bridges
Wed 16th February 2022
Charlie and The Dig Charlie Haylock (Ralph Fiennes’ dialect coach for the film The Dig)

Wed 23rd March 2022
by Zoom
(postponed from 16th)

The Magical Protection of Buildings (16-20th C) with examples from Framlingham area Timothy Easton
Wed 20th April 2022 An Introduction to the Paston Letters Charles Seely


We have arranged three Summer visits:

Monday 6th June
(change from Tuesday 7th)

Sutton Hoo, including a guided tour of the Royal Burial Ground and Tranmer House
Wednesday 13th July Somerleyton Gardens, near Lowestoft.  Considered one of the finest gardens in E Anglia since the mid-17th Century.
Friday 19th August Holy Trinity Church, Blythburgh.  The magnificent church is especially noted for its stunning angel roof.


Details of the visits and an application form can be downloaded here. (NB the form gives the date of the Sutton Hoo trip as Tuesday 7th – it has been changed to Monday 6th).