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The Greenland Fishery

Decorating the Greenland Fishery
2 months ago

Decorating the Greenland Fishery

In late Autumn 2019, the Greenland Fishery gets a long-overdue painting. Both outside and in…

Heritage Open Day 2019
2 months ago

Heritage Open Day 2019

Jon, Flossie, Vickie and our visiting Tavern maid

On 15th September, as happens every year, the Greenland Fishery opened its doors to the World.

Whales, Whaling and The Greenland Fishery Project
1 year ago

Whales, Whaling and The Greenland Fishery Project

An illustrated afternoon talk at Lynn Museum Talking  to a group at Lynn Museum on 3rd October.  Shame, Vickie’s hidden.

We gave a talk on Whales, Whaling and The Greenland …
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King’s Lynn timeline

With thanks to King’s Lynn Online

1000 to 1499

  • 1086 – First mention of Lynn in Domesday Book.
  • 1101 – St Margaret’s Church founded.
  • 1204 – First Borough charter from King John.
  • 1216 …
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Greenland  Fishery’s Hanseatic League Day
2 years ago

Greenland Fishery’s Hanseatic League Day

21°, the day after the royal wedding and the scene was well set for socialising and celebrating King’s Lynn’s history on ‘Hanse Day’. Among the visitors were a family from …
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Open Studios at The Greenland Fishery
2 years ago

Open Studios at The Greenland Fishery

From 26 May – 10 June 2018 is Open Studio fortnight – an opportunity to see art, buy art and meet the artists, with over 250 studios to visit …
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Witches’ marks at The Greenland Fishery
3 years ago

Witches’ marks at The Greenland Fishery

The marks above the fireplace in the south part of the Greenland Fishery are very distinct and look like simple graffiti, or maybe carpenter’s marks. But it’s been suggested they …
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We made a Right Whale…
3 years ago

We made a Right Whale…

The whaling industry of the C18th-19th somehow has a romantic, intriguing charm about it; all despite its clear barbarity. And maybe amongst the folklore, the songs and tales of bravery, …
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Whaling
4 years ago

Whaling

Whales have been hunted by humans since prehistoric times; for meat, fuel, and all sorts of other products.

 

Maritime industries have played a key part of King’s Lynn’s history …
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