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Dates for your diary

Saffron in Norfolk

Monday December 5th 2022: 6pm to 8.30pm
The Venue, Holt Community Centre
Speaker: Dr Sally Francis

Dr Sally Francis is a Norfolk born-and-bred botanist from a farming background and proprietor of Norfolk Saffron.

Norfolk Saffron has been growing the world's most precious spice on the north Norfolk coast for over a decade. "Our saffron and products are award-winning, and we are the only commercial growers in the county."




The Discovery of the Gloucester 1682: A well kept secret

Wednesday February 22nd 2023: 6pm to 8.30pm
The Venue, Holt Community Centre
Speaker: Julian Barnwell

In 1682 HMS Gloucester carrying James II was lost off the East Anglian coast. Discovered and the site secured in 2007 it was identified in 2012 and not until the June of 2022 was this made public. A well kept secret indeed - come and find out more.


Holt Society AGM

Monday April 3rd 2023: 6pm to 8.30pm
The Venue, Holt Community Centre

Guest speaker: Michael Gurney DL, previous High Sheriff of Norfolk, who will speak on the history of his family and the work of a High Sheriff.