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The Hoxne Hoard

Tue 17 Sep @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am

Tony is a professional speaker, writer and folk singer. The hoard was discovered in November 1992 by Eric Lewes who was helping his farmer friend find his best hammer. The hoard and the hammer were donated to the British Museum. Among the discoveries were coins, jewelery, toiletry items and much more.

How to become a Roman Emperor

Tue 15 Oct @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am

Ralph holds a first class honours degree in classics and has a lifelong interest in history. He is also a prize-winning author.

Suffolk on the Home Front and the effect of the first world war on the country’s people.

Tue 12 Nov @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am

Sarah is a very experienced speaker and author and musician. She is also a council member and trustee of Suffolk institute of archaeology and history and is currently chair of the friends of Suffolk record office. Her latest book is entitled ‘The little history of Suffolk’. Note.  This event is on the second Tuesday of the month

The History of Surnames

Tue 17 Dec @ 10:00 am - 11:15 pm

Charlie is returning by popular request and this time he will give definitions of local surnames. If you would like your surname included please let the committee know in November as Charlie has requested around 40 surnames preferably 4-5 weeks prior to the lecture.

The Fun & Fascination of Old Churches

Tue 21 Jan, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am

By his own admission Roy is a very passionate about churches insisting that each one has a unique character. Roy taught religious education at a high school in Ipswich and is a lay canon of St Edmundsbury cathedral.

Understanding Statuary in the 17th & 18th Century

Tue 18 Feb, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am

Dr Twigs Way is a popular speaker and following her talk in 2019 was requested by members to make a return visit.

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