Sheringham Park vistors invited to step back in time at living history weekend

Sheringham Park Living History volunteers Charlotte Slade and Django Robinson playing an Edwardian l

Sheringham Park Living History volunteers Charlotte Slade and Django Robinson playing an Edwardian lady and her gardener at last year's History Comes to Life eventPhoto: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

An injured First World War soldier and his nurse and landscape designer Humphry Repton will be putting in an appearance at a living history weekend being held at Sheringham Park.

Sheringham Park Living History volunteers Charlotte Slade and Django Robinson playing an Edwardian l

Sheringham Park Living History volunteers Charlotte Slade and Django Robinson playing an Edwardian lady and her gardener at last year's History Comes to Life eventPhoto: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

Organised by a group of National Trust volunteers, the event, which will span Edwardian times, to the 1950s, was held for the first time in 2011.

Volunteers will be handing out time travellers' maps at an event tent near the park's visitor centre, with highlighted historic sites including an Edwardian garden, a Second World War pillbox manned by Home Guard volunteers, a 1950s farmyard with vintage tractor, and a working sawmill, complete with traction engine loaned by farmer Richard Parrot, of Weeting, near Thetford Forest.

Sheringham Park Living History volunteers Charlotte Slade and Django Robinson playing an Edwardian l

Sheringham Park Living History volunteers Charlotte Slade and Django Robinson playing an Edwardian lady and her gardener at last year's History Comes to Life eventPhoto: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

History Comes to Life runs at Sheringham Park on July 14 and 15 from 10am-4pm. Entry is free, with car parking charges for non-National Trust members.

Sheringham Park Living History volunteer Harrison Peckett on his vintage motorcyclePhoto: CLAIRE HAC

Sheringham Park Living History volunteer Harrison Peckett on his vintage motorcyclePhoto: CLAIRE HACK - Credit: Archant


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