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Promotional videos

During the winter we are commissioning short films about what you will be able to see when you visit the Fishermen’s Lifeboat Museum and Peter Coke Shell Gallery, open again as normal from next spring. The first two of these … Continue reading

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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 current RNLI 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 … Continue reading

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