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 … Read More
With thanks to King’s Lynn Online
1000 to 1499
Now we’re compliant. You won’t regret it, and as a symbol that we appreciate your interest, please go for the whole set…
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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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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, … Read More
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 … Read More
The house was built in 1605 by John Aitken, merchant and four times Mayor of Lynn. In 1660 his grandson Thomas Aitken ‘of London’ sold it. It seems that … Read More
Find The Greenland Fishery in King's Lynn