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The Great Pyramid of Norfolk

The Great Pyramid of Norfolk

Forget about the Great Pyramid of Giza – there’s a 14m squared pyramid in Norfolk. Built in 1793 and found in the Blickling Estate, the Blickling Park Mausoleum was designed by Italian architect Joseph Bonomi the Elder, who would go on to become the designated...
Five Norwich History Myths Debunked

Five Norwich History Myths Debunked

Norwich is home to some fascinating history. But there are plenty of misconceptions about our fine city’s history too. Here are five of our favourites: 1) The plague pits underneath Tombland. With a name like “Tombland”’, it’s unsurprising that many believe it...
What Happens to the Shoebox now?

What Happens to the Shoebox now?

After an incredible few months, we’ve raised a whopping £49,430 (and counting!) from our crowdfunder 🎉 Once again, a huge thank you to all of you who contributed to and shared our campaign! So…what happens now?  Well, you can still contribute to the crowdfunding...

One Week of Crowdfunding to go!

It’s been quite the journey, but our crowdfunding campaign comes to an end on 5th April. The response has been overwhelming, and we find ourselves within £4,500 of our ambitious stretch target of £50,000. If you’re yet to get involved, it’s not too late to write...
A brief history of Norwich Castle

A brief history of Norwich Castle

Today we thought we’d talk about one of our neighbours: Norwich Castle. Built by the Normans in the 11th century, Norwich Castle helped to establish Norwich as a dominant city in England throughout the medieval period. As you’d expect from any building that has stood...