Arts & Screen

Lottery bid for King’s Lynn Guildhall renovation rejected

A bid for a multi-million pound grant for a major upgrade of Lynn’s St George’s Guildhall has been turned down.

The St Winnold's Parade from the Town Council Ofiice to the Town Hall Downham Market

Crowds in Downham Market come together for St Winnold’s Day celebrations

The traditional St Winnold’s Day parade in Downham attracted hordes of people last Friday to celebrate the town’s trading past.

King’s Lynn bench plan for Saturday Market Place

King’s Lynn bench plan for Saturday Market Place

The King’s Lynn Civic Society has set up an appeal to replace the long low rustic bench that until recently graced the front of Lynn Town Hall.

Dr Paul Richards at Trues Yard museum

King’s Lynn museum £30,000 short of appeal target

The True’s Yard Fisherfolk Museum has raised £95,000 towards its Silver Jubilee Appeal – but that leaves £30,000 still to be found.

Work underway in Hunstanton as part of the Hunstanton Heritage Gardens Project, with the Butterfly Shelters

Hunstanton Green hosts regeneration programme

A packed programme of events has been announced as part of the Hunstanton Heritage Gardens regeneration project.

Commonwealth Day in Downham Market. From left: Mayor Marion Ross, Deputy Mayor Frank Daymond, Town Crier Ray Wales, schoolchildren, and Leading Aircraftsman Junaid Malone from RAF Marham.

Flying the flag for Commonwealth Day in Downham Market

Commonwealth Day was marked in Downham last Monday as the town council raised their flag for the celebratory day.

Holkham Hall scoops awards

Holkham Hall scoops awards

Holkham Hall has won two prizes at the annual Hudson’s Heritage Awards, which were announced on Tuesday.

Official Unveiling of the restored portraits of John and Elizabeth Langley at King's Lynn Museum 
Our picture with descendants of the Langley�"s LtoR, Andrew Saunders (portrait donor), Shirley Howell, Beryl Balinas, Ian Dye, Norah Howe-Smith, Keith Wade

Relatives on hand to see King’s Lynn Museum unveil portraits

King’s Lynn Museum welcomed guests to a special event on Monday when newly-acquired portraits of famous townspeople were unveiled.

Christmas Lights Switch on at Swaffham

Council backs Swaffham Christmas lights extension, despite row over adminstration costs

Town councillors in Swaffham have backed proposals to extend the town’s Christmas lights display, despite a row over its administration.

Downham Market St Winnold's annual parade.

Annual parade to celebrate Downham Market’s trading history

Civic leaders are due to gather in Downham next week for the annual celebration of the town’s trading past and its links to the present.

Parading in Kings Lynn following Squadron being granted Freedom of the Borough for its long and continuous service to the town & Borough 2015

£29K heritage grant for King’s Lynn air cadets

Air cadets in Lynn have been given a £29,100 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund for a two-year project timed to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the RAF in 2018.

Downham Games

Norfolk’s first Wife Carrying Championships to be unique addition to Downham Market Games

The annual Downham Games event is returning for sporting fun this summer, but this year a unique couple’s competition will be added to the programme.

Sally North at the Victorian School open day at Great Cressingham

Historic Great Cressingham school welcomes public

The Great Cressingham Victorian School opened its doors to the public for an open weekend on Saturday and Sunday.

Thornham Village Hall Cinema livew-streaming of Sleeping Beauty. From left Ann and Sam Staveley, John Warham, mayoress Linda Whitby, mayor of David Whitby, Clive Wakes-Miller, Alison Wakes-Miller, Chris Burland, Hunstanton Town Council, deputy mayoress Catherine Winnington, Hunstanton Town Council deputy mayor Adrian Winnington, Colin Venes. MLNF17EB03252

Thornham enjoys ballet live from Covent Garden

Covent Garden was brought to Thornham on Tuesday with the live-streaming of the Royal Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty to the village hall.

Holkham Hall exterior

Holkham Hall up for prizes this month

Holkham Hall has once again been nominated in the prestigious Hudson’s Heritage Awards.

Annual Founder's Day Lunch and Celebrations at Trinity Hospital, Castle Rising
left to right Vicky Jackson, Heather Scott, Richard Waite and Anne Stanley

Founder’s Day at Castle Rising

The Founder’s Day was celebrated on Saturday at Trinity Hospital, in Lynn Road, Castle Rising, with the residents dressed up in the famous cape and pointed hats worn since the almshouses were founded in the 17th century.

Pentney Brooches display at Lynn Museum from the British Museum
For a limited time Lynn Museum will be displaying two of the extraordinary Anglo-Saxon silver brooches found in the churchyard of Pentney Church in the 1970s and now part of the collections at the British Museum, and kindly lent by their Trustees.

Pentney brooches display extended to May

Two historic brooches which were discovered in Pentney 40 years ago will remain on display in West Norfolk for another two months.

Elisabeth Sennitt Clough

Award-winning poet from Ingoldisthorpe to offer free writing workshops

An award-winning poet from Ingoldisthorpe is to offer free creative writing workshops in the coming months as part of a project funded by Arts Council England.

Special needs childrens day at The Mart

Hundreds of schoolchildren enjoy special day at King’s Lynn Mart

Hundreds of children enjoyed a break from the classroom on Wednesday at a trip to Lynn’s historic Mart.

Night time scenes from the 2017 King's Lynn Mart - The colourful lights in full motion.

LATEST: King’s Lynn Mart closed tonight by Storm Doris

Officials of the Lynn Mart have announced the fair will not open tonight, because of high winds.

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