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Norwich and the Consumer Revolution Join local historian Ian Smith as he examines how and why the consumption of luxury goods, from tea and coffee to fashionable clothing, tableware and furnishings, took off in the late 17th and 18th centuries, and considers the impact of this on lifestyles and shopping habits in Norwich.
This talk will take place in the Norfolk Heritage Centre on the 2nd Floor of the Millennium Library. It is free of charge and seats are allocated on a first-come first-served basis. Afterwards you are welcome to visit the Heritage Centre and and begin your own research into your family's past. The Norfolk Heritage Centre is a partnership of Norfolk Library Service and Norfolk Record Office. If you have any queries please phone 01603 774740 or email email@example.com
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Norfolk Heritage Centre
Norfolk Heritage Centre (NHC), situated on the second floor of the Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library, is the perfect place to begin your local, family or house history research.
Bringing together a large local studies collection of more than half a million printed volumes, maps, newspapers and photographs with free online resources and access to the most popular Norfolk Record Office archives, NHC provides a dedicated secure research space in the city
We have an exciting and varied events programme, from Day Schools to workshops to talks and children's activities. Heritage Hour is a regular drop-in, featuring talks on a wide variety of topics and research clinics. There are also regular new exhibitions in the Colman Cabinet, as well as themed evening lecture series’.
Tel: 01603 774740
More info: www.norfolk.gov.uk/heritagecentre