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Walsingham News

Snowdrop Charity Day at Walsingham Abbey


Find out more about the work of the Royal British Legion Women’s Section, a membership organisation for women which provides care and support to the Serving and ex-Service community.

We look forward to welcoming as many people as possible to support our Charity Day at Walsingham Abbey, when all the admission proceeds from the day’s snowdrop walkers will be shared between The Royal British Legion Women’s Section (the Walsingham & District Branch, celebrating their 90th anniversary) & Cancer Research UK.

The Legion will be putting on refreshments and stalls at the Parish Hall.

On Saturday 13th February 2016, 10am-4pm

Entry at the High Street Gate. Admission Adult £5, Child 6-16 £2.50. Dogs on leads welcome.

Snowdrops at Walsingham Abbey

Walsingham AbbeyThe snowdrop season is upon us, and Walsingham Abbey & The Shirehall Museum will re-open this weekend. Every year the spectacular carpets of white surrounding the Priory ruins return to delight and amaze.

Open from Saturday 30th January to Sunday 6th March, daily 10am-4pm.

Weekend entrance, and also Monday-Friday in half term week, February 15th-20th, at the medieval High Street Gate, Little Walsingham.

Weekday entrance (except the Feb half term week), and shop, at The Shirehall Museum, Common Place, Walsingham NR22 6BP

Adult £5 Child 6-16 £2.50. Dogs are welcome, but must be kept on a lead throughout the visit.



Binham Local History Group: The Buildings of Little Walsingham

Thursday 28th January 2016 – 7.30PM – at Binham Village Hall

Talk and Presentation by Dr Adam Longcroft

Binham Local History Group are delighted to welcome Dr Adam Longcroft to talk on the buildings of Little Walsingham.

Over several years volunteers from the Norfolk Historic Buildings Group have completed surveys and analysis of some 70 buildings in Little Walsingham and their documentary history. This work was placed in the context of the landscape archaeology of the town, medieval pilgrimage and the roles of the Priory and Friary in Walsingham.

Adam previously carried out survey work on houses in Binham and he will compare findings.

Adam is a Senior Lecturer and Academic Director of Taught Programmes at UEA, Chairman of Norfolk Historic Buildings Group, and has a great passion for historic buildings.

Contact: Pennie Alford 01328 830700 blhg@btinternet.com

Members £2, Non Members £4, Refreshments.

History Society Spring talks

Phyllida Scrivens

Writer Phyllida Scrivens

The Walsingham & District History Society spring season is about to begin:

Thursday 3rd March Phyllida Scrivens on “Refugee to Sheriff: the life of Joe Stirling”. (This replaces the previously announced talk by Professor Tom Otte). Phyllida’s debut book about Joe, Escaping Hitler, is already on national best seller lists.

Thursday 7 April “The Role of Royalty in the First World War” by Aidan Jones.

Thursday 5 May “Youth must have some Dalliance” – Henry VIII’s life by Sarah Doig, talk at 7.30pm. Meeting preceded by AGM at 6.45pm.

Talks begin at 7.30. Members £1. Non members £3. Refreshments.

The Society meets at Walsingham Village Hall, Wells Road, Little Walsingham.

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Walsingham Picture Palace on Tuesday 19th January 45 YEARS

Happy New Year from Walsingham Picture Palace


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Slimming World Group on Tuesdays at the Village Hall

Slimming World Tuesdays in the Village Hall

The Slimming World Group in Walsingham has proved so popular that an extra session has started. There are now two groups at 5.30 pm and 7.30 pm on Tuesdays in Walsingham Village Hall.

Continuing weekly every Tuesday evening.

To find out more, contact Lisa Mallett on 07775 445897

Slimming World website www.slimmingworld.com

Walsingham Village Hall, Wells Road, Walsingham, NR22 6DJ


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