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Talk, Thu 4 Apr 2019, free entry

Detail of Norwich Bomb Map

Detail of Norwich Bomb Map

Details

Join us for a rare chance to see the original Norwich Bomb map, which give the locations of the bombs that fell on Norwich during the war. Discover how the map has been used in television and literature; hear Sarah Mitchell talk about using the map for research into her novel The Lost Letters, and find out about the use of the map in the BBC programme Blitz Cities.
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Facilities for educational visits

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs acceptedFacilities for hearing impaired

A common room is provided with a snacks and hot drinks machine for people to have a break. In addition members of the public can use the restaurant and shop at County Hall. There is disabled access in all areas. Lockers are avalible. Education visits max 30 people.

Event details

Dates Times
Thu 4 Apr 2019 17:30 to 18:45

Prices

Free entry

Address

The Archive Centre,
Martineau Lane,
Norwich,
Norfolk,
NR1 2DQ

Directions

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Map reference: TG 239069  Lat: 52.61367 Long: 1.30582

By Road:
The Archive Centre is on the County Hall site, close to the A47 Norwich Southern Bypass. The entrance to The Archive Centre is to the right of the entrance steps leading up to the main County Hall entrance.

By Public Transport:
The Archive is one mile from the railway station and from the city centre bus station. The entrance to The Archive Centre is to the right of the entrance steps leading up to the main County Hall entrance.

Facilities

  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired

A common room is provided with a snacks and hot drinks machine for people to have a break. In addition members of the public can use the restaurant and shop at County Hall. There is disabled access in all areas. Lockers are avalible. Education visits max 30 people.