Frances &

Prague Baroque library
These are our latest publications. Further articles will be coming soon
Rose Yard St Augustines

granmmmmma Sophie in Rose Yard 1937
Rose Yard was the biggest in the City with its own special community. Click the image to discover more.
The Market Cross

Norwich market cross etching
This article looks at the history of the market cross and its rediscovery in 2005.
1558 Cuningham Map

Cuninghams 1558 map of Norwich
The earliest surviving complete printed map of a provincial town gives a fascinating insight into Tudor Norwich
The Samson & Hercules: The Ballroom Years, 1935 - 1982
Samson and Hercules Ballroom
The story of a 20th-century icon that became part of the City's folklore
The Samson in the 1950s
Samson and Hercules Ballroom
Alan Watling remembers his uncle Geoffrey and the Samson in the 1950s
Norwich shoe factories
post trimming 1994
Discover the manufactoring City of Norwich in the 1950s
A Life well lived
Samson and Hercules Ballroom
Eileen Carver remembers extraordinary times