New exhibition recalling the Norfolk Sea breakthroughs

Following on from the successful ‘The Raging Sea – Lost Villages’ event held at Waxham Barn over the August Bank holiday weekend when nearly 4000 people attended over the 3 day period, the Raging Sea organising committee are inviting all to the forthcoming event.

‘The Raging Sea: The Floods Remembered’ – A special event commemorating the East Coast Floods of 1938, 1953, 1978 & 1983

Saturday 2nd February, Lessingham Village Hall, 10am – 4pm, Entrance Adults £2:50, under 16 years free. Complimentary Programme. Refreshments available. Lessingham is a village and a civil parish in the county of Norfolk. The village is 16 miles south-east of Cromer, 17 miles north-east of Norwich and 136 miles north-east of London.

Map for Lessingham

The anniversaries of the four major east coast floods all coincide in late January to early February. The spreading waters of 1938, the horrors of 1953, the inundation of King’s Lynn in 1978 and problems all along the Norfolk coast in 1983 are all being recalled in photographs, archive films and the reminiscences of those who experienced these disasters.


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