History & Culture
Both the history of Norfolk and the culture of Norfolk are fortunate to be blessed with a rich heritage which has paved the way for an extremely diverse culture. The visitor to Norfolk is surrounded by abundant evidence of the past heritage, from the historic Grimes Graves and neolithic man to the Norman Churches and Cathedral and then on to the very grand Stately Homes and Estates.
The industries reliant on trading through the inland waterways, coastal fishing fleets and agriculture have also shaped how Norfolk is today. Today there are many influences in Norfolk all adding to it's wonderful culture.
The City of Norwich has a magnificent university and an renowned art college which attract thousands of international students, drawn here in part to our arts, the history and not to mention the way life here. Tourists from all over the world are drawn to this gentle county and can experience it life through the many museums and exhibitions that archive all that this peaceful and beautiful county now has to offer.
Browse through the articles and sections below to get a sense of the history and culture that has so finely shaped this county