“From its wide skies to vast, sandy, windswept beaches, Norfolk bequeaths you that most valuable and elusive thing in our crushed, hectic modern lives: a sense of space.”
Patrick Barkham, The Guardian.
Posted under Community News, March 3rd, 2014
NORFOLK COUNTY COUNCIL proposes to make a Temporary Traffic Order affecting the U14092 Church Street from its junction with C586 High Street eastwards for a distance of 50m in Little Walsingham in the PARISH OF WALSINGHAM because of work to remove disused electrical connection.
The road will be temporarily closed (except for access) from 24th March 2014 to 28th March 2014 for the duration of the works, expected to be about 5 days within the period.
Alternative route is via: U14092 Church Street/Sunk Road, C597 Holt Road/Common Place, C586 High Street, U14092 Church Street and vice versa.
Click on the link 5050 Church Street Walsingham TRO 5050 to view a map.
Posted under Events, Walsingham History Society, March 1st, 2014
The next Walsingham and District History Society talk will be
The Working Horse in Norfolk
The Village Hall, Wells Road, Little Walsingham
Members £1, non-members £3, includes refreshments
Posted under Community News, Events, February 13th, 2014
Wells Youth Hub Launch party will take place at the Malting’s in Wells-next-the-Sea on Saturday the 22nd February from 6 pm – 10.30 pm. The event is for young people aged 11-19. We are also inviting all organisations, businesses and individuals who are interested in improving the provision and outcomes for young people in Wells and the surrounding villages to come to this event.
Wells Youth Hub Launch Posters
• Marketplace networking to meet with young ambassadors and other providers
• Opportunity to consult with local young people and ‘match’ provision to their needs
• Free workshops and activities for young people and potential volunteers
• Fabulous interactive dj-ing, disco and karaoke from 7.30pm
• Delicious food and drinks available
If you would like to come to the launch party event; bring a stall; or find out more information, please contact PCSO Becky Taylor on 101 or email email@example.com
Posted under Tourism, Wells-Walsingham Light Railway, February 8th, 2014
Young and old alike will be happy to hear that the Wells-Walsingham Light Railway will be running during the February half term week.
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Posted under Tourism, Walsingham Abbey, February 4th, 2014
Walsingham Abbey Grounds are open seven days a week until 2nd November. The Shirehall Museum is open at weekends only in March, then daily from 1 April.
Daffodils are taking over from snowdrops, while our hellebores are in full flower. We have a wonderful display of daffodils which are just beginning to come through.
March opening hours
Saturday & Sunday 11am-4pm. Entrance at the Shirehall Museum, Common Place, Walsingham NR22 6BP
Monday to Friday 11am-1pm & 2pm-4pm. Entrance Monday-Friday at The Estate Office, Common Place NR22 6BP (adjacent to the Shirehall).
Admission £4, children 6-16 £2.50 and dogs ON LEADS are welcome.
The Charity Day on Saturday 15th February in aid of The Norfolk Hospice, Tapping House raised nearly £1,500 in total including admissions to the Abbey Grounds and refreshments at the Parish Hall. Very many thanks to everyone.
Posted under Events, Tourism, Walsingham Abbey, January 28th, 2014
We are busy tidying up at the Shirehall Museum ready to welcome our Snowdrop visitors to the Abbey Grounds from this Saturday, 1st February.
New this year: entry at weekends in February will be at both the Shirehall Museum and via the High Street Gate. (Cash payment only at the High Street Gate.) Opening hours: daily, 10am to 4pm. Dogs are welcome but must be kept on a lead at all times.