Articles published in category History

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January 2024
Suffolk
In a modest building on the quay at Woodbridge, a small team of volunteers and apprentices is carving a new chapter in the Sutton Hoo story.
October 2023
East Anglian Daily Times
Author Victoria Hislop has brought Suffolk to the pages of a book for the first time.
September 2023
Suffolk
Toby Capwell is a leading expert on medieval knights. Living in Suffolk, he gets inside the minds of these brave men by wearing their armour.
August 2023
Suffolk
Author Kate Worsley's new novel is a story of human struggle set against the backdrop of the Land Settlement Association community in Suffolk.
July 2023
Suffolk
In her acclaimed debut novel, Margaret Meyer set out to show the courage and strength of the inspirational women at the centre of East Anglia's 17th century witch hunts
June 2023
Country Living
From her Norfolk workshop, Abbey Molyneux is one of a growing crew of female boatbuilders keeping a traditional craft afloat.
May 2023
Suffolk
Suffolk author Sarah Hardy found the inspiration for her atmospheric new novel right on her doorstep
December 2022
Classic Boat
Historic Pin Mill yard in fine fettle. Visiting the historic boatyard in its picturesque setting beside the River Orwell on the Shotley Peninsula in Suffolk.
November 2022
Suffolk
Historian and broadcaster Lucy Worsley talks about Agatha Christie.
November 2022
Classic Boat
Lyme Regis-based Gail McGarva's unique skill of preserving historic craft and sharing her passion with others, has blossomed into a thriving business model.
October 2022
Classic Boat
More and more women are finding the confidence to enter the very male world of boatbuilding.
September 2022
Let's Talk
Modern technology is being used to transform understanding of a fascinating part of Suffolk's wartime heritage, as Catherine Larner reports.
August 2022
This England
Catherine Larner on the reconstruction of the Anglo-Saxon ship unearthed at Sutton Hoo.
August 2022
Suffolk
Young archaeologist John Henry Phillips was searching for direction in his life when he stumbled upon a rare find - WWII veteran Patrick Thomas, haunted by memories of his D-Day experience
July 2022
Let's Talk
A boat that was built for Swallows and Amazons author Arthur Ransome is being given new life in Suffolk, as Catherine Larner explains.

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