Arts & Screen

Fakenham Gas Museum holds a night opening

A steady stream of visitors were attracted to a night at the museum evening at Museum of Fakenham’s Gas and Local History on Thursday.

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Market Bistro, Saturday Market Place, King's Lynn

King’s Lynn Town Guides make a meal of walk

A special feature to mark the 40th anniversary of King’s Lynn Town Guides is combining a historic walk with a two-course meal.

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King’s Lynn poetry meeting on WWI

Local poet and tutor, Sue Burge, is running a poetry workshop on Tuesday, June 20, focusing on responses to the Great War.

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Ringstead artists on display

Ringstead artists on display

Fourteen local amateur artists are holding an exhibition this weekend to show off their latest work to the public.

Trues Yard meets Night at the Museum

In King’s Lynn a history day lasts a whole week!

Lynn’s True’s Yard Fisherfolk Museum is ensuring that this year’s Local History Day is celebrated for a week.

Hanse Festival 2016 Launch at Stories of Lynn in the Town Hall.
LtoR, Ian Pycroft (Black Knight Historical), Nick Daubney (KL&WNBC Leader), Ostap Paparega (KL&WNBC Regeneration Manager), Michelle Gardiner (Black Knight Historical).

Lynn gears up to celebrate Hanse heritage

Final preparations are underway for Lynn’s 12th annual Hanse Festival, which takes place this weekend.

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Official Opening of the New University Centre at the College of West Anglia King's Lynn

Auditions for The Voice to be held in West Norfolk towns

Singers in West Norfolk can take another shot at stardom when a second major television series visits the borough next week.

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Festival to bring space theme to Downham Market

The 43rd Downham Market Festival is due to start next weekend and will take on an intergalactic theme this year.

King's Lynn Town Guides - Peter Jackson with his group in the foreground and Alison Millers group in the background at the start of their guided walks in Lynns Saturday Market Place. Photo: SUBMITTED.

King’s Lynn Guides conduct Saturday walks

King’s Lynn Town Guides will be conducting their first Saturday morning walk tomorrow.

Richard Jefferson signing his book A Victorian Gentleman's North Norfolk at the Big C Centre Norfolk Street Kings Lynn

King’s Lynn Museum talk on photographer

Next Wednesday, Lynn Museum will be hosting a talk delivered by local author Richard Jefferson.

Ruth Gallop and Nicholas Dickinson of Congham Hall Hotel with one of the sculptures on display there.

Congham Hall Hotel launches new guide featuring local arts highlights

Congham Hall Hotel has launched a new guide for visitors enabling them to discover some of the county’s rich and diverse artwork.

Very old Posters found by RGR Ltd Developments while working at No 1 High Street King's Lynn
LtoR, Ryan Rix and Gary New from RGR Ltd Developments, with the poster and wallpaper

King’s Lynn poster discovery attracts interest

The story in the Lynn News on Tuesday about the uncovering of a 177-year-old poster during renovations has produced much interest near and far.

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Princess Charlotte turns two at Anmer

Princess Charlotte, daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, celebrated her second birthday on Tuesday and this charming picture taken by her mother at their Anmer Hall home last month was released to mark it.

Olwyn Barber is celebrating her 70th year membership of St Faith's Choir at Gaywood Church with a special service.
She is with other Choir members and Rev Julie Boyd (far right).

Gaywood church tribute to chorister Olwyn recorded for TV’s Songs of Praise

A special service at a West Norfolk church marking a chorister’s 70-year membership is to be featured on the BBC’s Songs of Praise.

Earth Sky Exhibition at Houghton Hall
Richard Long with his work at Houghton Hall
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Houghton Hall reveals its major new art exhibition by Turner Prize-winning artist Richard Long

Visitors to Houghton Hall this season will find some dramatic new features in the landscape created by celebrated Turner Prize winning artist Richard Long.

May Day Garland Morris Dancing on the Saturday Market Place

May Garland presented by morris dancers in King’s Lynn

The traditional May Garland was presented in Lynn today by the town’s King’s Morris dancers.

Very old Posters found by RGR Ltd Developments while working at No 1 High Street King's Lynn
LtoR, Ryan Rix and Gary New from RGR Ltd Developments, with the poster and wallpaper

Old poster comes to light after 177 years

Builders who started stripping off six layers of wall coverings as they renovated an old newsagent uncovered a piece of Lynn’s past.

First husband and wife couple who have signed up for Wife-Carrying contest at Downham Market Games. 
Mark and Aby Scamell

Aby to be swept off her feet during Wife-Carrying Race at Downham Market Games

A married couple from Lynn will be among the first in Norfolk to try out the Wife Carrying Race at this year’s Downham Games.

North End Streets Through Time. Photo: SUBMITTED.

Streets ahead as new exhibition focuses on town

A stunning new photographic exhibition is opening in Lynn today to show how the town’s streets have changed over the years.

King’s Lynn film-maker at Cannes

King’s Lynn film-maker at Cannes

A young film-maker from Lynn has had a film he has made chosen to be shown in competition in the most presigious film festival in the world, Cannes.

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