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King's Lynn history talks are back at museum




True's Yard Museum will kick off their 21st series of the popular True's Talks covering local history this February.

Tickets will be available to book from January 5 for the talks, which are given by local history experts, and they will run every Thursday from February 4 to March 25.

Taking place at 11am and 2pm, entry is free to the talks but places are limited and must be pre-booked due to social distancing measures.

True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum is opening its doors again. (43661094)
True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum is opening its doors again. (43661094)

Deputy manager Rebecca Rees said: “Our talks have always been incredibly popular and get booked up quickly. Covid-19 has forced us to drastically reduce the capacity of our Education Room where the talks are held.

"Filming some of the talks to release online means that hopefully some of our usual audience who are unable to get to the museum will still be able to continue enjoying the series.”

The talks cover a variety of local history subjects from ‘The Plague in 17th Century King’sLynn, to ‘The Royals at Sandringham’ and the fascinating ‘Sir Robert Walpole and HoughtonHall’.

Speakers will also beexploring the musical Le Strange family, medieval fenlands and the life of local architect SirGuy Dawber!

View the full programme of talks online: https://truesyard.co.uk/ or call the Museum on 01553 770479 for further information.



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