13th August 2014 10am to 4pm The Norfolk Wherry Albion will be moored on the riverside off Wherry Road, Norwich nr Carrow Bridge and opposite Norwich City Football Ground, together with the Thames Sailing Barge ‘Cambria’. They will both be moored opposite Reads Mill, now modern apartments, where, in their working past, they both loaded and unloaded cargo. Both craft will be open to the public free of charge. This is a unique opportunity to see two of the original historic sailing barges that were frequent visitors to Norwich when the city was a busy port.
4th September 2014 10am to 4pm. The Norfolk Wherry Albion will be moored on the river by The Reedcutter, Cantley, in company with the Humber Keel ‘Daybreak’which has just been named as the National Historic Ship of the Year 2014, and is on a tour of the ports of the East Coast. This is a unique opportunity to see two of the original historic sailing barges that served the East Coast with cargo from across the region. Both craft will be open to the public free of charge.
Contact: Henry Gowman firstname.lastname@example.org tel: 01508 495500 mob:07906 701 891