Celebrating 40 Years
Hethersett Library will be turning the clock
back to the 1970s to help celebrate its 40th anniversary.
The library was opened in June 1972 and to mark
its ruby anniversary will be holding a special crafts and activities day on
June 9th which will include displays and music from the Seventies.
The library has a host of other events lined-up
before June. It is looking to start a general handicraft and craft group to
“We want this to be an informal group where
people can come along and enjoy a social occasion and also have the chance to
learn a new skill or pass on existing skills to others,” said Library
Manager Jennie Hoult. The first meeting will be on May 14th at 2
On May 24th
the library will have a return visit from Norwich historians Frances and
Michael Holmes who will give an illustrated talk on The Yards of Norwich,
covering the buildings and the lives of the people who lived there. They
previously spoke about pubs and breweries of the city. Admission is free and
the presentation starts at 7 p.m.
celebrate Jubilee weekend the library is holding an activity morning on June
2nd for children aged five to eight from 10.30 a.m until midday. It is also
collecting memories and photographs from the Queen’s Coronation Day and has
appealed for help from local residents.
would like to hear from former or current residents of the village about what
they were doing at the time. We want to hear stories from the time and would
love Hethersett people to record their memories by whatever means they are
success of this project depends on people coming forward with their memories.
If we have a good response and plenty of material we can create something
worth keeping. If this does turn into something worthwhile we will need some
practical help,” Mrs Hoult said.
offers of help and information on the coming events is available by calling