It’s 1984, so forget a Double Diamond or Courage Best at the King’s Head; you’d better get yourself down to Shakers in Sheringham for a Buck’s Fizz or Harvey Wallbanger!

A lifesaving mortar is memorialised in the village sign at Hilgay. Dr Andrew Tullet explores the curious tale behind Captain Manby’s contraption.

A traditional blessing took place last weekend which attracts farmers and communities alike, each year, when the local vicar performs a service and blesses ploughs and tractors, symbols of the work of ploughing, sowing and reaping carried out by the farmers across the land.

They came, they saw, they conquered and left an indelible mark on world history. Now Cromer Museum’s Alan Tutt traces the rise and fall of Roman Norfolk, and what remains of the once mighty empire.

The village sign at Trimingham in north Norfolk evokes a pastoral scene with a explosive past. DR ANDREW TULLETT recounts its story

A medieval community once thrived where waves now crash on the North Sea shore. Cromer Museum visitor services assistant Rebecca Lusher looks back on ‘Norfolk’s Atlantis’ - the lost village of Shipden.

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