Flintspiration – a Festival Weekend Celebrating Norwich’s Outstanding Medieval Churches

Over the weekend of Saturday 29th April to Monday 1st May there is an exciting festival weekend celebrating Norwich’s outstanding collection of medieval churches with over 50 free events.

Performances and demonstrations include :-

Theatre, Stone Carving, Morris Dancing, Medieval Crafts, Storytelling, Medieval Music, Medieval Dance, Bell Ringing and more.

Full details of what is planned over the Flintspiration is available on the website

Talks associated with Flintspiration

St Giles Church – Thursday 27 April, 1930-2100 hrs.
Who were the four sisters and why do they have a window in St Peter Mancroft? Barbara Miller, well-known Norwich City Guide and lecturer, will explain all in her talk The Four Sisters’ Window at St Peter Mancroft.  No need to book.
Norfolk Record Office – Thursday 27 April, 1700-1900 hrs.
An opportunity to learn more about parish documents in the care of the NRO.  What’s in the Box? Parish Documents Workshop.  Free, but need to book via www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events.
Norfolk Record Office – Friday 28 April, 1400-1600 hrs.
Behind the Scenes Tour.  A new twist to the usual monthly behind the scenes tour: backstage access to the NRO’s strongrooms and Conservation Studio, with a chance to view original documents relating to Norwich medieval churches.  Tickets £5, booking essential via www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events.