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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.
June 2022
Classic Boat
Jim Lawrence is a living icon of the days of sail, and although best known as a sailmaker, he started off as a barge hand on England's east coast.
June 2022
Suffolk
Marriage and moving to Helmingham as a young woman made Xa Tollemache a gardener and then an award-winning designer. Now she tells the story of how she transformed Helmingham's gardens, as well as many others, in a beautiful first book.
June 2022
Suffolk
Old World Ear II diaries and documents languishing in Julia Jones' attic revealed that her father's passion for sailing was rather more than just a weekend hobby.
May 2022
Suffolk
Most of us have struggled to find a present for the person who seems to have everything. Imagine finding something for the Queen. Ingeniously, a group of people have made a gift for the monarch...and for the people of Suffolk too.
May 2022
Suffolk
Abbey 1000 gets underway in Bury St Edmunds this month - celebrations will recreate the journeys of pilgrims to the tow and the monks who lived there more than 1,000 years ago.
April 2022
Classic Boat
The remains of the Anglo Saxon ship found in Suffolk in 1939 rocked the world of archaeology. Soon, it will be time to see a recreation afloat.
March 2022
Suffolk
It was probably a woman who organised the ship burial of an Anglo-Saxon king at Sutton Hoo. It was a woman who decided to excavate the site. Now a woman is leading the project to reconstruct the ship which changed our knowledge of British history.

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