An audience in Norwich Castle lecture theatre
Oxnead Mill on a recent excursion
Clava Cairns near Inverness - one of the 2017 4-day excursion visits


Lectures take place monthly from October to March. All lectures begin at 2.15pm at the Town Close Auditorium, Castle Museum, Norwich. Lectures are free to all members; non-members are most welcome and are asked to leave a small donation.

The latest programme can be downloaded here.

You can download summaries of many of our lectures from previous seasons on our Archive page.


Excursions and tours

The Society organises a number of Summer Excursions to sites of interest within the region. In most years we also run a four-day residential excursion. In recent years we have visited sites in Lincolnshire and Wales.

Four-day Excursion 2018

On 21st–24th September 2018 we will be visiting the Nottingham area – see the pdf download (menu to right) for further details.

Summer 2018

Our 2018 summer excursion programme is now published, with some other possible future events on the cards. The programme is available from the link to the right of the screen.

Council would welcome your suggestions for next year’s summer excursions – where would you like to visit that is normally closed to the public or otherwise ‘out of bounds’? Would you like the society to run day schools or other meetings in the summer? Send your ideas to our new Excursions Secretary, Margaret Gooch (