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Discover Downham monthly meeting at Old Fire Station Priory Road hosts talk on fens

On Wednesday, August 17 Karen Merrison will be guest speaker at Discover Downham’s monthly meeting which will be held at The Old Fire Station, Priory Road.

Karen will give a talk entitled ‘Celebrating the Fens’ and is the creator of ‘Fascinating Fens’ and ‘Celebrate The Fens’ day/weekend.

Karen is also author of a new book ‘Secret Fens’ and will be talking about her experiences of researching and writing the book.

Celebrating the Fens, a talk at Discover Downham by Karen Merrison. (58542200)
Celebrating the Fens, a talk at Discover Downham by Karen Merrison. (58542200)

Discover Downham stated: "The Secret Fens book explores the lesser-known history of the Fens through a fascinating selection of stories, unusual facts and attractive photographs.

"The book will be available to purchase on the evening along with other Fen merchandise including Downham Market ink drawings."

Everyone is welcome, there is no need to book and doors open at 7pm for a 7.30pm start.

Discover Downham Heritage Centre.
Discover Downham Heritage Centre.

Entry is £3 for members and £4 for visitors. There will be an opportunity to ask questions at the end of the evening and tea and coffee will be available. There will also be a raffle in aid of the heritage centre.

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