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BOOKING FORM

Tickets for the day £15 to include coffee and finger buffet lunch.

To book please complete the form below and either post the to:-
Hon.Treasurer M.H.E., 25 Brunswick Road, Ipswich, IP4 4BP  with cheque, made payable to Maritime Heritage East,  
Or  email booking details, including names of attendees to:-peter@bendall88.fsnet.co.uk
and making Bank Transfer to Sort Code 20-44-51, Account Number 53821056, Account Name Maritime Heritage East,
with your name as payment reference

All bookings [which are non-refundable] will be confirmed by post or email as appropriate upon receipt of payment.

Booking Form
M.H.E. Conference including finger buffet lunch with teas/coffees. Please advise any special dietary requirements

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PLANNED PROGRAMME

10.00        Registration and Coffee

10.30        Introduction:-    Des Pawson MBE

Morning Session Chaired by Des Pawson

10.35           Suffolk Estuaries-Scandinavian Ships:-     Paul Constantine

11.05        Beach Boats of East Anglia:-         Robert Simper
 
11.35            Thames Titanics:-             Luisa Hägele, Southend Museum Service
     
12.05            Keeping the Past Sailing into the Future:-      Stephanie Valentine  
                            
12.35         Panel of 4 for questions          chaired by Des Pawson


 12.55    Buffet Lunch


 First  afternoon session chaired by Clare Hunt, Southend Museum Service.
        
2.pm         “The provision of sailcloth to the 16th century Navy: John Collins and others of Ipswich, and their decline.”
        :-Susan Maxwell
    
  2.30        Ipswich Wet Dock: a story of Riches to Rags and back again:- John Field

3.00        A Present from Yarmouth: the cultural impacts of the seasonal East Anglian herring fishery
        on Scottish fishing communities of the late 19th to mid 20th centuries:-
        Linda Fitzpatrick, Scottish Fisheries Museum.

  3.30        panel of 3 for questions     Chaired by Clare Hunt


 3.45    Break for tea


Last session Chaired by Dr Erich deWald UCS

4.05        I DO LIKE TO BE BESIDE THE SEASIDE: The Story of Harwich & Dovercourt Bay Holiday Resorts:-
        David Whittle, Harwich Society,

4.35        ‘Life’s a Beach’ Leisure and Consumption of the Seaside.:- Ciara Phipps Southend Museums Service

  5.05        panel of 2 for Questions Chaired by Dr Erich deWald UCS

  5.15 – 5.30     Final Questions and Comments.

 

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Call for Papers
Maritime East Anglia—Past, Present, Future
Saturday 21 May 2016
Maritime Heritage East
University Campus Suffolk (Ipswich)

Maritime Heritage East, in collaboration with the History department at the University Campus Suffolk, announces this CALL FOR PAPERS for a one-day conference on Maritime East Anglia—Past, Present, Future to be held on Saturday 21 May 2016 at UCS in Ipswich.
The sea and the seaside have long been a defining feature of East Anglian life. Its long coastline has fostered industry, encouraged scientific and technological innovation and played a role in defining East Anglian identities. Yet for many in East Anglia, Great Britain and beyond, the region is not primarily associated with its maritime existence. By calling together scholars, professionals and enthusiasts for a one-day conference on the topic, the organisers hope to examine and understand better the historical legacy, present reality and future prospects of maritime East Anglia. The maritime past, present and future of East Anglia is a vast topic and by calling for papers on this broad topic the organisers have the common goal of opening a wider debate on this often neglected part of the region’s life and livelihood.
The organisers seek either short 10-15 minute or longer 25-30 minute presentations from scholars and practitioners on research and practice in themes and topics touching on the maritime past, present and future of East Anglia, the organisers particularly invite researchers and professionals with research and experience of the following themes in Maritime East Anglia—Past, Present, Future:
•    Maritime Trades from Past to Present
•    Fishing and Offshore industries
•    Shipbuilding and seamanship
•    Skill and Technique in Maritime Art and crafts
•    Lifesaving and Survival at Sea
•    The Resilience of East Anglia’s Ports and Docks
•    Maritime East Anglia in times of War
•    Leisure and the Consumption of the Seaside
•    The Changing Face of East Anglia’s Littoral and Maritime Environment
•    Exceptional Individuals in Maritime East Anglian Life
The organisers invite interested scholars and practitioners, professional and otherwise, to submit 200-word abstracts of their presentation proposals by 12th June 2015. The organisers will review the proposals received and inform selected panelists thereafter with the final schedule for the conference circulated thereafter.
Enquiries should be directed to:-
 Des Pawson MBE. Chairman Maritime Heritage East
Museum of Knots & Sailor’s Ropework
501 Wherstead Road, Ipswich, IP2 8LL.
Telephone 01473 690090,   e-mail des@despawson.com

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Call for Papers
Maritime East Anglia—Past, Present, Future
Saturday 21 May 2016
Maritime Heritage East
University Campus Suffolk (Ipswich)

Maritime Heritage East, in collaboration with the History department at the University Campus Suffolk, announces this CALL FOR PAPERS for a one-day conference on Maritime East Anglia—Past, Present, Future to be held on Saturday 21 May 2016 at UCS in Ipswich.
The sea and the seaside have long been a defining feature of East Anglian life. Its long coastline has fostered industry, encouraged scientific and technological innovation and played a role in defining East Anglian identities. Yet for many in East Anglia, Great Britain and beyond, the region is not primarily associated with its maritime existence. By calling together scholars, professionals and enthusiasts for a one-day conference on the topic, the organisers hope to examine and understand better the historical legacy, present reality and future prospects of maritime East Anglia. The maritime past, present and future of East Anglia is a vast topic and by calling for papers on this broad topic the organisers have the common goal of opening a wider debate on this often neglected part of the region’s life and livelihood.
The organisers seek either short 10-15 minute or longer 25-30 minute presentations from scholars and practitioners on research and practice in themes and topics touching on the maritime past, present and future of East Anglia, the organisers particularly invite researchers and professionals with research and experience of the following themes in Maritime East Anglia—Past, Present, Future:
•    Maritime Trades from Past to Present
•    Fishing and Offshore industries
•    Shipbuilding and seamanship
•    Skill and Technique in Maritime Art and crafts
•    Lifesaving and Survival at Sea
•    The Resilience of East Anglia’s Ports and Docks
•    Maritime East Anglia in times of War
•    Leisure and the Consumption of the Seaside
•    The Changing Face of East Anglia’s Littoral and Maritime Environment
•    Exceptional Individuals in Maritime East Anglian Life
The organisers invite interested scholars and practitioners, professional and otherwise, to submit 200-word abstracts of their presentation proposals by 12th June 2015. The organisers will review the proposals received and inform selected panelists thereafter with the final schedule for the conference circulated thereafter.
Enquiries should be directed to:-
 Des Pawson MBE. Chairman Maritime Heritage East
Museum of Knots & Sailor’s Ropework
501 Wherstead Road, Ipswich, IP2 8LL.
Telephone 01473 690090,   e-mail des@despawson.com

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DISCOVER NELSONS NORFOLK

A new FREE app developed by The Forum, Norwich.

Did you know that after the Battle of Trafalgar Nelson’s body was preserved in a barrel of wine and brandy?

On the journey home it’s said that the crew of HMS Victory drilled a hole in the barrel and drank a sip of the contents while saluting their hero. This is where the term Tapping the Admiral (a sneaky drink) comes from.  

Just one of the fascinating facts about Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson contained in a new app, Discover Nelson’s Norfolk, which is free to download.

The app has been developed by The Forum, in Norwich, as part of its commitment to celebrating local history and heritage. The Forum’s Chief Executive, Tim Bishop, a self-confessed Nelson buff, said,

“A lot of the free exhibitions and events we have here at The Forum have a focus on Norfolk’s rich and varied heritage.  We like to provide new ways in which people can explore the history, particularly using digital technology.

“This new app is a fun way of finding out more about Nelson and exploring the county he was proud to call home.”

Nelson’s childhood, love life, health, battles and death make fascinating reading.

Did you know that he went to sea at the age of 12 and suffered from sea sickness all his life? That he lost most of his teeth due to scurvy? And that it’s a myth that he wore an eye patch.

The app takes the user on a tour of Norfolk, with photos, facts and walking trails in places linked to Nelson.

The story starts at Nelson’s birthplace, Burnham Thorpe, where many of his family are buried.

In North Walsham he attended the Paston School. In Norwich, a city Nelson held close to his heart, there are many stories attached to the historic buildings.

The story continues in Great Yarmouth, where he gave a famous speech from the balcony of the Wrestler’s Inn, not long after victory at the Battle of the Nile.

He addressed the cheering crowd with the words, “I am myself a Norfolk man and glory in being so.”

The app is free to download from Wed 6 August 2014 for both iphone and android.  And you don’t need wifi or a 3G signal to use it, once you have downloaded it.

DON’T MISS

In addition to the app, there is a FREE exhibition at The Forum exploring the story of the Battle of the Nile which runs from Tuesday 5 - Sat 30 August.

Details on The Forum’s website - www.theforumnorwich.co.uk


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Lydia Eva will once again be offering "Steam Drifter Experience Days" Come and experience a day at Sea with us.

Please look at our website for more details.

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Lydia Eva steamed to her winter home in Lowestoft on Saturday 6th October. She along with her sister ship Mincarlo is berthed at the Heritage Quay, Lowestoft.

Unfortunately the ships will not be open to the public until April-May 2013, to allow our volunteers time to do essential maintenace and upgrade our museum facilities.

The Lydia Eva & Mincarlo Charitable Trust hopes that the majestic drifter will be steaming back to its summer home Early in May 2013.

For more information on opening times visit http://www.lydiaeva.org.uk/

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