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Access during the autumn and winter

The Fishermen’s Lifeboat Museum and Peter Coke Shell Gallery are closed during the autumn and winter periods and will not reopen on a regular basis until 1st April 2023. However, visits can be arranged for groups to either or both … Continue reading

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New Book

Three members of the Emery family have come together to write a book about their family’s boat building business in Sheringham. The book, entitled “I Wanted a Boat – So I Built One” was published by Poppyland Publishing on 1st … Continue reading

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Great review of the shell gallery

We are very grateful to Nelson Hammell, a visitor from the USA, for the review of his visit to the shell gallery recently posted on Instagram – “I had the best time this afternoon ….. what a very special visit”. … Continue reading

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AGM 2022

The society’s AGM was held on 29th April. As indicated beforehand, both our long-serving Chairman and Treasurer (Peter Strudwick and Barbara Emery, respectively) resigned from their posts. Peter continues as Vice Chairman and we are currently without a Chairperson. Barbara … Continue reading

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East Anglian Air Ambulance Donation

At November’s Coffee Morning talk 2021, the first to be held since Covid restrictions were introduced the previous year, a cheque for £600, the profits from the 2021 Art Exhibition, was presented to the speaker, Nick Siragher, from the East … Continue reading

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Finding the SS Commodore

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

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