Tag Archives: Strangers’ Hall

Snuff: High Society’s Choice

Snuff, high society’s choice of tobacco inhalation, first appeared in England in the middle of the Sixteenth Century, along with tobacco imports from America.  Sir Walter Raleigh is usually supposed to have been the first to bring it home to … Continue reading

Posted in Snapshots from the Archive | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Plains, Priests, and Protest: Refugee Week in Norwich

This week is Refugee Week, and Norwich is most certainly a city of refuge. There have been many refugees in the city over the centuries and they have left their mark in many different ways.  Have you ever wondered why … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment