North Walsham history on show for heritage open day event

North Walsham Church tower after it's restoration.Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

North Walsham Church tower after it's restoration.Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

History fans will be able to learn about North Walsham's past at a series of heritage open day exhibitions, concerts and tours this weekend.

The town is featuring in the nationwide event and people will be able to look around buildings and learn about its heritage on Thursday September 10, Friday September 11, Saturday September 12 and Sunday September 13.

There will be tours around All Saints' Church in nearby Edingthorpe village on Saturday at 2.30pm and 3.30pm.

North Walsham Congregational Church on Cromer Road (NR28 OHD) is open on Saturday between 10am-5pm. People will be able to experience the town's history through everyday objects, photographs and stories at an event hosted by Arts North Norfolk at No. 1 Market Place on Thursday, Friday and Saturday between 9.30am-4pm.

St Nicholas' Church, Norfolk's second largest parish church, is open from 8.30am-5pm and visitors can also climb the recently-restored tower on Thursday 11.30am-4pm, Friday 11am-4pm, Saturday 10am-4pm and Sunday 2-4pm.

The University of East Anglia Chamber Orchestra is putting on a free concert in St Nicholas' Church on September 12 at 7pm.

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