The coast of Norfolk and Suffolk is famously fragile, prone to the relentless forces of wind, tides and waves. Trevor Heaton talks to author Stephen Wade, whose new book is an engaging account of its communities and ever-changing shoreline.
The contenders for the tenth East Anglian Book Awards, the region’s longest-running showcase for great writing, are announced today – with four top authors lined up to speak at the presentation event. Trevor Heaton reports.
It is one of the great love stories of history, so no exhibition about Horatio Nelson could really tell his life without mentioning Emma Hamilton. Norwich Castle Museum’s Nelson & Norfolk is no exception, as Trevor Heaton discovers.
What if one day someone told you owned a gold mine? It just wouldn’t happen, would it? But it did to Norfolk man Michael Cadge’s family. Only, all was not quite as it seemed. Trevor Heaton tells the amazing story of the Gold Bar Swindlers of Cripple Creek.
One of East Anglia’s best churches was crumbling away until a Victorian rescue mission saved it. Then one of the most famous names in art waded in. And, as a new book reveals, the battle was only just beginning. Trevor Heaton reports.
It was an 18th-century tale of murder which became a classic story of 19th-century retribution. Trevor Heaton explores the story of the Norfolk teacher who tried - and failed - to hide his deadly secret.
It’s a tribute from one great photographer to another. On Monday April 3 world-famous Rankin will be featuring in a BBC-Mustard TV documentary honouring the remarkable Norfolk pioneer portraitist Olive Edis. Trevor Heaton reports.
March 21 2017 marks the 400th anniversary of the burial of Norfolk-linked Pocahontas. To mark the anniversary, here are ten things you might not know about one of the most famous people from American history.