Author Archives: Sheringham and District Society
Sheringham photographer Chris Taylor, who also forms part of the lifeboat crew and is a member of the Sheringham Shantymen, had a long-standing ambition to find the remains of the SS (steamship) Commodore. The SS Commodore, carrying a cargo of … Continue reading
The Peter Coke Shell Gallery will be open most Saturdays and Sundays during the month from 12 noon to 4 pm. It is also likely to be open on some weekdays during these hours. This is entirely dependent on the … Continue reading
This year’s art exhibition was very successful. A total of 34 paintings were sold, with an overall value of more than £800. After the profits have been calculated they will be donated to the East Anglian Air Ambulance.
The society’s 2021 AGM was held on 30th April. No AGM had been possible in the previous year, owing to Covid. Members were able to take part through the miracle of Zoom, with one former Sheringham resident joining us from … Continue reading
In common with similar organisations we were not able to welcome visitors during 2020 because of the Covid restrictions, but that does not mean that we were inactive. As described below, the important anniversary of the last time that the … Continue reading
15th August was the 75th anniversary of VJ Day, the end of the war in the Far East. The following day back in 1945 was the last occasion on which the Henry Ramey Upcher lifeboat (HRU) put to sea. We … Continue reading