Martham Local History Group: Current Programme

Current Programme (right)


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Previous Programme - talks, walks and visits   

For over ten years the MLHG have enjoyed over 54 talks, 23 visits and taken part in many guided walks and undertaken many projects.  Almost all of these have been written up by members and can be found on other pages of this website.

For previous talks click here.

For previous visits click here.

For our many projects and investigations look at these pages.

















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Programme for 2021

Our programme was temporarily suspended but we had speakers booked on Zoom and some visits planned.  For example,


STOP PRESS!

‘Exploring Historic Winterton’ Tuesday 22nd June 7.00 p.m.
 This presumes that the Covid "road map" will not be altered.

Assemble at the Winterton Parish Church. 
There will be a short presentation in the church followed by a guided tour of the church.
We will then divide into small groups for a walk around Winterton.

There is limited parking available so please do your best to car share.
Please advise us if you have spare spaces in your car which you are prepared to share with members needing a lift.
If you would like a lift please advise us when you book and we will do our best.

To book: email secretary@marthamhistorygroup.com or telephone 01493 749775.
CLOSING DATE: Tuesday 15th June

More dates for your diary (depending on government announcements):

Tuesday 20 July:
Coach to Walberswick and Blythburgh Church.  More details to follow.
Tuesday 17 August: Waterways Walk led by Janet Edwards, at 1.30pm or 4pm, meet opposite Imperial Hotel, Great Yarmouth.  Please consider lift sharing if you can. Small charge of £3.50.  More details to follow.


Online Zoom talks
March - our first online talk was given by Neil Storey on Tuesday March 16th at 7.30pm
on War along the Norfolk CoastThe report on it is here.


April - the second online talk was given by Dr Andrew Tullett on Norfolk Village Signs on Tuesday 20th April and the report is to be found here.

May - the third online talk was given by David Berwick, Treasures and curiosities in some Norfolk churches on Tuesday 19th May and the report is to be found here.


This year we may also run some guided walks with Ann Meakin.

a series of history walks using old maps and historical information

Do you ever wonder why certain tracks and paths exist, or how the Enclosure of 1805-12 altered the landscape of Martham?  This is an opportunity to find out.

The walks must be booked in advance. They will be between two and three miles in length and we will walk at about two miles an hour. They will start from places where you can park and will begin at 10.30 in the morning.  Sturdy shoes will be needed.  When they are planned they will be highlighted here.  If you need to know more, contact secretary@marthamhistorygroup.com

Other walks of interest without a guide can be found here which is our history trail, and here, which is a set of historical footpaths complete with photos and description.