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AGM 2019 Summary

The 14th AGM of the Thurne Community Archive Group (TCAG) was held on Tuesday 9th April 2019 in Thurne Methodist Church.  The Treasurer’s Report showed that the financial position of TCAG remains healthy but, of course, donations are always welcome to help further and support the work of the TCAG.  The Steering Group was re-elected en bloc unanimously.  The Chairman presented a Review of the Year which is presented here but the main highlights were:

· Community Wood a reality

· Village Diary by Pat George comes to an end

· Display at Thurne Fete in July

· New scrapbook planned

· TCAG Digital Archive moving forward

On conclusion of the formal business, we were delighted to welcome Graham Gislam who gave a most interesting talk entitled ‘Recovering Local History’.  After the talk, there were refreshments and the opportunity to meet Graham and view Village Scrapbooks and other items from the TCAG collections.


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AGM 2018 Summary

The 13th AGM of the Thurne Community Archive Group (TCAG) was held on Tuesday 17th April 2018 in Thurne Methodist Church.  The Treasurer’s Report showed that the financial position of TCAG remains healthy but, of course, donations are always welcome to help further and support the work of the TCAG.  The Steering Group was re-elected en bloc unanimously.  The Chairman presented a Review of the Year which is presented here but the main highlights were:

  • Wild Flower Project continues
  • Village Diary continues to be kept
  • Display at Thurne Fete in July
  • Website continues
  • Concept of Community Wood moving forward

On conclusion of the formal business, we were delighted to welcome Steve Prowse, Ranger at Heigham Holmes, who gave a most interesting talk entitled ‘The National Trust in The Broads’.  After the talk, there were refreshments and the opportunity to meet Steve and view Village Scrapbooks and other items from the TCAG collections.


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AGM 2017 Summary

The 12th AGM of the Thurne Community Archive Group (TCAG) was held on Tuesday 28th March 2017 in Thurne Methodist Church.  The Treasurer’s Report showed that the financial position of TCAG remains healthy but, of course, donations are always welcome to help further and support the work of the TCAG.  The Steering Group was re-elected en bloc unanimously.  The Chairman presented a Review of the Year which is presented here but the main highlights were:

· Wild Flower Project continues

· Village Diary continues to be kept

· Display at Thurne Fete in July

· Website continues

· Stitching project continuing.

On conclusion of the formal business, we were delighted to welcome Ivan Cane who as the East Anglian Waterways Association’s Archivist for the North Walsham & Dilham Canal Records gave a fascinating talk entitled ‘Norfolk’s Hidden Archaeological Gem’- the North Walsham & Dilham Canal 1826-2026.  During the interval, there were refreshments and the opportunity to meet Ivan and view Village Scrapbooks and the latest progress on the Map Stitching project.

Follow this link to the North Walsham & Dilham Canal Trust website.


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AGM 2016 Summary

The 11th AGM of the Thurne Community Archive Group (TCAG) was held on Tuesday 5th April 2016 in Thurne Methodist Church.  The Treasurer’s Report showed that the financial position of TCAG remains healthy but, of course, donations are always welcome to help further and support the work of the TCAG.  The Steering Group were re-elected en bloc unanimously.  The Chairman presented a Review of the Year which is presented here but the main highlights were:

· Wild Flower Project launched

· Village Diary continues to be kept

· Display at Thurne Fete in July

· Website expanded to cover new and existing projects

· Stitching project continuing.

On conclusion of the formal business, Simon Partridge, Director of the How Hill Trust, gave a most interesting and enthusiastic talk on the history of the iconic building at How Hill and its transition into an educational trust.  Afterwards there were refreshments and the opportunity to meet Simon and view  Village Scrapbooks, the Graveyard Survey and the website.

Follow these links to the Friends of How Hill and the How Hill Trust webpages.


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AGM 2015 Summary

The 10th AGM of the Thurne Community Archive Group (TCAG) was held on Tuesday 31st March 2015 in Thurne Methodist Church.  The Treasurer’s Report showed that the financial position of TCAG remains healthy but, of course, donations are always welcome to help further and support the work of the TCAG.  The Steering Group were re-elected en bloc unanimously.  The Chairman presented a Review of the Year which is presented here but the main highlights were:

· Stitching Project framed and hung in Methodist Church

· Village Diary continues to be kept

· Display at Thurne Fete in July

· Website went live in December 2014

· Mapping project taking shape.

On conclusion of the formal business, Philip Bray, a Trustee of the Hunter Heritage Fleet, gave a fascinating and highly informative talk entitled Percy Hunter’s Lovely Ladies.  Afterwards there were refreshments and the cutting of a special 10th Anniversary Cake baked by Jenny Davies.