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Our latest 'Aspects of Norwich' publication is now for sale!

Aspects of Norwich, Spring 2021 covers a huge range of topics about Norwich’s history from the modern stained glass in Norwich Cathedral, a look at the city’s Black History and a discussion of how the geology of Anglia Square has impacted its development. The wonderful archive image on the front cover shows Norwich Railway Station as it appeared in 1955, with thanks to the George Plunkett collection.

It's available to buy for £3.50 from Jarrold and City Bookshop, and our members get a copy of all our publications for free... find out more membership here.

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Press Release: Norwich Society Concerned by Plans to Weld Carrow Bridge Shut

Civic watchdog The Norwich Society has expressed concern at Norfolk County Council’s hasty attempt to get the 98-year-old Carrow Bridge welded shut – thus ending the city’s centuries-old history as a port connected by river to the North Sea.

Read the full Press Release here

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Nominations for the Design and Craftsmanship Awards 2021 are now open!

The Norwich Society, The Norfolk Association of Architects and Civic Voice, the national charity for the civic movement, have launched the search for the best new architecture in the county, in the lead up to the announcement of their 2021 Norwich + Norfolk Design and Craftsmanship Awards. These biennial awards celebrate outstanding buildings and places in the county. A presentation ceremony will be held this autumn.

Find out more on the DCA website:

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