The Norwich Society

News 2021

Nominations for the Design and Craftsmanship Awards 2021 are now open!

The Norwich Society, The Norfolk Association of Architects and Civic Voice, the national charity for the civic movement, have launched the search for the best new architecture in the county, in the lead up to the announcement of their 2021 Norwich + Norfolk Design and Craftsmanship Awards. These biennial awards celebrate outstanding buildings and places in the county. A presentation ceremony will be held this autumn.

Find out more on the DCA website:

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Book free tickets for our event on Miriam Pratt - a Norwich Suffragette

In our next live online talk, Gill Blanchard will discuss what part Norwich played in the long fight for female suffrage. She will focus on the story of Miriam Pratt, a Norwich teacher from a working class background whose suffragette activism led to her being imprisoned under the notorious Cat and Mouse Act. She will talk about her research for the event and what sources she used.

The event will be on Thursday 27th May at 10:30am and will be FREE to attend, although booking is required.

More information and booking details can be found on our events page.

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Response to Anglia Square latest - read our Press Release

Following Weston Homes announcement last month that they will no longer be challenging the Secretary of State’s rejection of their plans for Anglia Square in the High Court, The Norwich Society looks forward to seeing a better way forward for the area.

Read the Press Release release here

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