Thomas Paine 200 Celebrations


Legacy Committee

DVD commemorating celebrations available.

Images of the Heritage Weekend.

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  The Bicentennial Celebrations of 2009

The Celebrations coverage includes a News Archive of press releases in the run up to the Festival, About Us with an outline of the organising committee, details of the festival's sponsors, full programme details, including a PDF of the Festival Brochure, and an album of photographs of the Bicentenary Weekend, 6th and 7th June.

Chairman Oliver Bone Curator, Ancient House Museum
Coordinator John Weeks former Headmaster, Thetford Grammar School
Treasurer Janet Smith Gibbons,  Thetford Society, Twinning Association

Basil Abbott, Manager, Diss Museum

  Colin Armes, Norfolk County Councillor
  Bob Baker,  Rector of St Cuthbert's, Thetford
  Kathryn Boler, Community Librarian
  Zoe and David Brooks,  New Horizons Travel/Tourist Information
  Kyra Cruise,  Community Librarian
  Janusz Gnowoski,  META

Tim Holt-Wilson  member Friends of Diss Museum

  Robert Kybird  Thetford Town and Breckland District councillor, Deputy Mayor of Thetford
  Terry Lamb,  Thetford Town councillor
  Maria Nogueira, META

Robert Ogden,  Thetford Excellence Partnership

  Gareth Price,  Headmaster, Thetford Grammar School
  Pauline Quadling, Thetford Town councillor
  Sharon Wall, PAYP Keyworker, Connexions Norfolk

Stuart Wright  Thetford Society, treasurer Thomas Paine Society, Town Councillor, Trustee Keystone Development Trust

Co-opted Melissa Hawker, Outreach and Audience Development Officer, Ancient House Museum