We regret to note the passing of Professor NORMAN SHEPPARD FRS, who was a member of the Society and "had a true passion for Norfolk Natural History".
If driving from Norwich, take the A11 (Newmarket Road) and filter left down the Eaton Lane slip road signed Eaton / Cringleford, turning left into Church Lane at the traffic lights. Pass Chestnut Hill to your left then turn right into the Hall gateway. If approaching on the A47 Norwich Southern Bypass (or on the All or B1172 from the south), take the A11 towards the City at the Thickthorn interchange, then the second exit at the next roundabout - still on the A11 towards Norwich - then filter left up the slip road, following signs to Cringleford. After crossing the Yare into Eaton via Cringleford Bridge, turn right off Eaton Street into Church Lane at the traffic lights. Pass Chestnut Hill to your left then turn right into the Church Hall entrance gateway.
See the plan below for parking behind St. Andrews Hall, for 24 vehicles only. Parking in the close vicinity of the Hall in Church Lane is prohibited at all times. If the Hall car park is full, additional parking is available by kind permission of Waitrose at the far end of their car park (accessed from Eaton Street & signed ‘Superstore’), from where a short path leads through trees to the Church and Hall. Arrangements will be made so the Waitrose car park gate remains open until after the end of our meetings.
For times of the Routes 14B and 15 bus services to the Eaton War Memorial/Unthank Road stop from Norwich, Hethersett and Wymondham – and return –. At the time of writing (June 2009), the relevant timings are:-
|From Norwich St. Stephens:||Route 15||6.25p.m.|
|From Norwich Bus Station:||Route 14B||7.13p.m.|
|From Wymondham Cross:||Route 14B||6.38p.m.|
|From Hethersett Mill Road:||Route 14B||6.49p.m.|
Alight, from either direction, at Eaton War Memorial/Unthank Road. Then walk down the slip road into Eaton Village and turn left into Church Lane. Church Hall is a few yards past Waitrose on the right.
After the meeting :-
To Norwich (from Eaton War Memorial stop) - about 9.00 p.m. or about 10.00 p.m.
To Wymondham( ditto ) - about 9.15 p.m. or about 10.15 p.m.
We hope the new venue will prove more convenient and convivial, especially as kitchen facilities on site mean we shall be able to offer tea and coffee at most meetings, at a small cost.
Stephen Martin, Programme Committee Secretary.