Author Archives: Sheringham and District Society

VJ Day Anniversary, Saturday and Sunday 15th and 16th August, 12 noon to 4 pm

August 15th 2020 is the 75th anniversary of VJ Day. The day after VJ Day was the last occasion on which the Henry Ramey Upcher Lifeboat (HRU) took to sea. This was ten years after the HRU (built in 1894) … Continue reading

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Closed until further notice

In accordance with government instructions and in line with other museums and galleries (including Sheringham Museum and all those run by Norfolk Museums Service) the Fishermen’s Heritage Centre and the Peter Coke Shell Gallery remained closed during the lockdown period. … Continue reading

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Art Exhibition 2019

The exhibition, organised by the Arts Committee, was very well attended once more. A handsome profit of around £650 was made from the sale of paintings and other fund raising. This will be donated to the appeal for the building … Continue reading

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The Ispolen makes a reappearance

  One of the more famous rescues carried out by the Henry Ramey Upcher Fishermen’s Lifeboat was of the brig Ispolen in 1897. The remains of the wreck are occasionally exposed by storms and tides to public view. The latest … Continue reading

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