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Lowestoft Civic Society/Heritage Workshop Centre

Heritage Workshop Centre is based at 80a High Street, Wildes Score, Lowestoft NR32 1XN, where you can see the interactive model of our lost village for just £2.50 per person. We take school groups and private bookings tailored around your needs, just e-mail or call 01502 581601 to book. Opening times Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 9am to 4pm.

The shop, 71 High Street Lowestoft was opened at the end of October 2008 and has proved to be very popular. The Lowestoft Heritage Centre is a self-funding charity with the shop helping to support it selling stock kindly donated by very helpful and generous people. We try to remain under the umbrella of ‘Heritage’, selling mainly secondhand books, pictures, knick-knacks, documentary videos etc., the most popular being Old Lowestoft and anything about the two World Wars.

The shop is open four days a week and manned by Lesley Bunn, who has been involved with the Lowestoft Heritage Centre for some years producing some local books of her own which are available in the shop & from our online store. Between customers her time is spent making book marks, fridge magnets and keyrings with local pictures and also restoring photographs.

The shop is open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10am to 4pm.

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40 Years Ago Today – Suffolk Got Smaller

April 1974 saw Suffolk lose more villages to its northern neighbour, as Government boundary changes took another bite out of the county.

Belton, Bradwell, Burgh Castle, Hopton, Fritton and St Olaves were all places on a map that were in Suffolk – but that all changed this week, 40 years ago – with Norfolk extending its boundary south once more. Read More

New Book Titles Available At Our Shop and Online

st john ambulance book

trawler boy book

Lowestoft St John Ambulance

Echoes In the
Playground Concluded
Trawler Boy to Trawler Man

The Genealogist - UK census, BMDs and more online


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