Abstract: Master Blowfield v. Freemen. Examined 7 May 1663. Robert Blowfield is the rector of Thorpe and Gilbert was a parishioner there. In Assize week at the Castle at Norwich, Freeman was produced as a witness against Blowfield in a trial between the latter and a Mr Adams. After the trail, Blowfield and Freeman exchanged angry words in the castle yard.
Deposition includes: Freeman to Blowfield, '…for the stockes are fitter for you then ye Pulpett.'
Following the cancellation of the 2020 NNF because of Covid-19 emergency, NNF worked with artists, Hunt and Darton, to re-master their Local Radio show. Broadcast for an hour a day during the time when the Festival was due to take place (8-24 May) on Future Radio and online, the show feature artists who were due to perform at the Festival as well as local people. In the words of NNF, 'Radio Local responds to people and place, witnessing the unprecedented time and celebrating people's boredon'.