Other Organisations

You may also be interested in events in or close to the Brecks organised by other groups.

Brandon Local History Society

Details of events on the Society’s website

Downham Market Lecture Society

The society’s spring 2020 programme consists of a series of seven two-hour lectures by Ian McLachlan entitled “A Friendly Invasion”.

Ian is an archaeologist, historian, author and W.E.A. lecturer. He will be exploring the fascinating topic of the social and cultural impacts of the arrival of 400,000 American personnel in East Anglia during WW2. He will look at the rapid creation of airfields dwarfing nearby villages as well as the aircraft, weapons, tactics and strategy.The big picture will be interspersed with personal accounts and stories illustrating the heroism, drama and tragedy affecting families and lives both here and in America. The course starts on Wednesday 29th January 2020.

Full details on the society website

Norfolk Archaeological and Historical Research Group (NAHRG) – lecture programme