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Social History

We aim to give a look into the past social life of the country through talks and films and meet on the third Wednesday of each month, except July and August.  The meeting place is Christ Church, Orton Goldhay, looking forward to meeing you there. Meetings begin at 10 am but tea and coffee is available from 9.45 am.  Hope to see you soon.

21 June 2017 Day outing - Visit to Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse Museum. What a fabulous day we all had, wonderful place to go and so well organised by Doreen, many thanks and look forward to next years visit when arranged.


16 May 20 18     History of the Milton Estate, Robert Dulgleish


20 June 2018     Day visit  to Bure alley Railway, Norfolk. 

Coach leaves Thorpe meadows at 8.15 prompt to go to Aylsham where we will have a light lunch then take the steam train to Wroxham. we will then have a Broads cruise.  there are refreshments available on the boat if you need to purchase more sustainance!! enjoy the day.

If you want further details pleased telephone Doreen.


18 August, Saturday, Activities Day at Regional College at 11 am.  Come along and talk to our leader and enrol for the years talks, £10 per person.


19 September 2018   Fenland Farmers Wife, by Judith Jacobs


17 October 2018   William Morris, Arts and Crafts by Don Chiswell


21 November 2018    Folk of the Cut by Derek Harris


19 December 2018    No Meeting


16 January 2019   Medieval Medicines by Chris Carr


20 February 2019   American Thanksgiving by Wendy McCormick


20 March 2019   End of the Line by John Dewis


17 April 2019  Fenmans Tales by Alan Lamp


15 May 2019  Blast from the Past, Local Defence Volunteers by Simon Keynem


19 June 2019   Day visit - details to be arranged.


Orton Waterville

Organiser: Doreen Dare
Telephone: 01733 260994

Usual activity day: Wednesday
Frequency: M3

Wed, 15th May 2019 at 10.00
Wed, 19th Jun 2019 at 10.00
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