THETFORDS GREAT INFORMATION CENTRE

There is plenty that is GREAT about the Norfolk town of Thetford. This website celebrates the rich and amazing history and heritage which really sets Thetford apart from the rest. Thetford is a model of the history of England and you can discover it all here across thirteen spectacular eras.

Each era is linked to key places in Thetford and relevant historical characters to help tell the story and make sense of the fascinating history. The most amazing people have been to Thetford over the last 2,000 years and left their mark; Normans, Vikings, monks, great thinkers, female warriors, Britain’s first black mayor, Kings and Queens, revolutionary engineers, Dad’s Army and today’s multicultural communities.

Enjoy exploring this website… mingle with influential historical characters, dig in to the significant thirteen eras and then come and visit Thetford in person to soak up the rich and varied history that makes Thetford’s heritage truly great. Take a look and enjoy the 2,000 year journey – we think you’ll be surprised…..

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