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Georgette does a series of “one woman shows” about important Norfolk women in history. These are essentially plays which last about 45 – 50 minutes each so they are suitable as the speakers slot for meetings. They can also be adapted for schools.

Georgette comes in costume and in character with appropriate props. The shows are researched, written and performed by Georgette.

The cost is £50 plus 30p a mile from Wymondham.

 

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Ethel Gooch – Wymondham’s First Lady

Mrs. Gooch will take you around Wymondham in 1952. She will tell you about the changes in her lifetime, her work in the local community and as the wife a prominent Norfolk MP. This can be done as a walk or as a talk.Ethel Gooch reduced PDF

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Lucilla with tank

Lucilla Reeve

      Miss Lucilla Reeve tells the story of the wartime eviction of 800 people to make way for creation of the Battleground training area in the heart of Norfolk. Miss Reeve reflects on her life as a land agent, farmer, dowser, writer, broadcaster, and a stalwart of the community which was changed forever. …

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Julian and Margery

Georgette plays both roles of these two medieval mystics and their contrasting characters. Julian of Norwich – the first known authoress in the English language and Margery Kempe – the first known autobiography in English. Whilst Julian remain enclosed in a small cell Margery rampaged across Europe. We share their visions and take a journey …

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Edith Cavell

Edith Cavell

  Edith Speaks … We join Miss Edith Cavell in the early hours of the morning on the 12th October 1915 in cell 23 of the St Gilles prison, Brussels.   This presentation was developed to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the execution of this woman from Norfolk whose crime was to help save …

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Elizabeth Fry

Five o’clock tea with Betsy   Join Mrs Fry in 1845 and hear her tell of her life as a Quaker and her work as a prison reformer, philanthropist, anti-slavery campaigner, and more besides

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Harriet Martineau

Harriet Martineau The Little Deaf Woman from Norwich Journalist Abolitionist Novelist Political Economist Educationalist Pioneer Sociologist A Free Thinker    

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