The Holt Society
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Events and Activities

Dates for your diary

Date: Thursday 8th February 2018
Time: 6.30pm
Venue: Church Hall, Church Street
Speakers: Sue Smart and Elizabeth Waites
Talk: Dissent in Holt 1670-1720

The story of two Quaker families, the Kirbys and the Moores, living and working in Holt, whose fortunes were transformed by the Great Fire of 1708


Date: Thursday 15th March 2018
Time: 6.30pm
Venue: The Fishmongers Recital Hall, The Britten Building, Gresham's School
Speakers: Charlotte Crawley and Simon Kinder
Talk: Sir John Gresham: The Man, his School and his Image

Sir John Gresham founded Gresham's School in 1555. Simon Kinder, teacher of History, will explain who Sir John was, how he made his money and and why he founded a school in Holt. Charlotte Crawley, Art Historian, will relate the fascinating tale of how she tracked down Sir John's portrait in 2017.