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Heritage Open Days Online with Norfolk Heritage Centre

This September we are offering a range of online Heritage Open Days events for you to enjoy from the comfort of your own home. Discover rare books with the Unlocking the Archive project team, try your hand at creating a printers’ mark or a zine, and explore behind-the-scenes of the Heritage Centre with a video tour. All events must be pre-booked. 

Full event details and booking information can be found here:

  • Friday 11 September, 6-7pm
    Unlocking the Archive: Discovering Historic Books from Norfolk Heritage Centre
  • Saturday 12 September, 11am-12pm
    Unlocking the Archive: Discovering Historic Books from King’s Lynn Library
  • Saturday 12 September, 2-3pm
    Unlocking the Archive: Creative Workshop for Families
  • Wednesday 16 September, 3-4.30pm
    Hidden Nature in Books: Behind the Scenes at Norfolk Heritage Centre 
  • Thursday 17 September, 4-5.30pm
    Hidden Nature Zine Making Workshop 
  • Friday 18 September, 10.30-11.30am
    Time Travellers Online

All of these events must be booked in advance, and will be delivered via Zoom. Joining information will be emailed to you before the event.

The Norfolk Heritage Centre Podcast

Explore our local studies collection and discover more about this beautiful county with The Norfolk Heritage Centre Podcast.

Recent episodes have included an interview with former MP Norman Lamb, and talks on "Church and Chapel in Georgian Norwich" and "The Ups and Downs of Elm Hill".

Listen online at or find us on your podcast app.

Picture Norfolk

Discover, browse and enjoy images of local life on Picture Norfolk, our catalogue of over 20,000 images chronicling the changing people, places, animals and landscapes of Norfolk. 


Sign up for free access to PressReader, where you can read Who Do You Think You Are? magazine for ideas and advice on researching family history.  You will need your library card number and PIN. 

Social media

For more history and heritage, follow the Norfolk Heritage Centre on social media. We're sharing a Heritage Highlight video every Friday, where you can learn about our favourite collections.

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