Woodfordes modern brewery

Shopping and Transport in Norwich in the Inter-War Years

Philip Arme dressed as a cowboy
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Philip Armes remembers the shops and characters of Cowgate in the 1920s and 1930s.

norwich market in the 1920s
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Ruby Baker remembers doing her Christmas shopping on Norwich Market in the 1930s

John Curson schoolboy
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In the 1930s John Curson often visited the market, but not always to do his shopping. What really happened after the market had closed?

Joyce as a 10 year old
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Philip Armes has some fascinating memories of aircraft over Norwich. A Pulham Pig, the R101, a prototype spitfire and numerous other aircraft and suddenly pre war Norwich becomes an aviation centre.

A Norwich tram
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Philip Armes often travelled around Norwich on its trams. What was it like?