Community Centre

Comfortable and welcoming amenities for all in and around Flordon

The community centre is based in St Michael’s Church, the 11th century grade 2* listed building that is part ofthe Mulbarton group of churches. This was once a round-towered church, but the Victorians replaced thefallen tower with a red brick wall and a bellcote as part of general renovation. The church has one of the bestpreserved known 13th century timber roofs in Norfolk.

The pews have been removed from the nave and a level timber floor laid, suitable for all community activities and enabling easy wheelchair access. Improved heating and lighting has been installed to save energy and to provide a comfortable, welcoming environment.  There is now mains water supply and drainage, with a toilet suitable for disabled people installed in the renovated Victorian vestry. A kitchenette at the west end of the nave enables food and drink to be prepared and served. A hearing loop system has been funded by Snelling Trust. The purchase of comfortable chairs has been sponsored by parishioners and people with family links to Flordon subscribing £4,000. Access has been improved by removing thresholds and steps and outside there is a new gravel footpath.

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NORWICH 1945 to 1960: A Journey from Austerity to Prosperity

Last year we enjoyed a talk by Frances and Michael Holmes on Norwich Market, this year they are coming back to talk to us about Norwich 1945 – 1960 A Journey from Austerity to Posterity, which is the title of their latest book. They are very entertaining speakers and much in demand so we are fortunate to have them back with us in March.
 
A talk by FRANCES and MICHAEL HOLMES
illustrated by pictures and sounds from that era
Join them for a trip down memory lane . They will bring back a time
when after years of war the City was rebuilt and regenerated; when
City workers made shoes and chocolate; when Teddy boys added colour
to the City and youngsters danced the night away at the Samson &
Hercules. A trip which will take you from the rationing of the post-war
years to a time when we ‘never had it so good’
 
All proceeds to Flordon Church
Suggested donation £6 includes a glass of wine/juice & nibbles
Book with Janet

 
Contact Janet for more details - 01508 471070
 

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