The Boleyn Festival, Blickling – 17th-20th May 2012

| March 19, 2012

The Boleyn Festival, Blickling – 17th-20th May 2012

I’ve written before about this year’s Boleyn Festival being held at Anne Boleyn’s probable birthplace, Blickling, Norfolk, in May 2012, but here are some more details from organiser Carole Richmond:- The Boleyn Festival 2012 It’s not often that you can get universal agreement from historians, and when Anne Boleyn is the focus of attention then […]

The Boleyn Festival, Blickling 2012

| January 19, 2012

The Boleyn Festival, Blickling 2012

Today we have a guest post from Carole Richmond who is organising this year’s Boleyn Festival at Blickling Hall:- Many historians believe that Anne Boleyn was born at Blickling in the house that stood there before the grand Jacobean manor that now stands on the site. For many years Blcikling, a National Trust property, has […]

Anne Boleyn Returns to Blickling Hall

| June 13, 2011

Anne Boleyn Returns to Blickling Hall

Black Knight Historical are bringing Anne Boleyn back to her birthplace this weekend, 18th-19th June 2011, in their “The Return of the Queen” event at Blickling Hall in Norfolk. There, she will be reunited with her husband Henry VIII and his other five wives will be in attendance. The poster for the event says:- “18 […]

The Ghost of Anne Boleyn

| March 19, 2010

The Ghost of Anne Boleyn

Thanks to Anne Boleyn Files visitor Nancy Smith for writing this great article on the ghost (or ghosts!) of Anne Boleyn – I love a good ghost story! “With Her Head Tucked Underneath Her Arm and Other Tales of the Ghostly Anne Boleyn” If legends are true, Anne Boleyn’s ghost must be the most traveled […]

Blickling Hall

| January 8, 2010

Blickling Hall

Although Hever Castle is known as Anne Boleyn’s family home, she was actually born at the original family home, a manor house in Blickling, Norfolk. The manor house no longer exists but the Jacobean house, Blickling Hall, now stands on its former site. You may want to visit this National Trust property on 19th May […]

Anne Boleyn Places

| June 20, 2009

Anne Boleyn Places

True Anne Boleyn fans will want to visit the places where Anne Boleyn lived, walked and was imprisoned. To walk the same paths as she did, to see the sights she did and to visit the place of her darkest moments – there’s nothing quite like it! Well, if you watched the brilliant Channel 4 […]

Anne Boleyn Places

| April 17, 2009

Anne Boleyn Places

True Anne Boleyn fans will want to visit the places where Anne Boleyn lived, walked and was imprisoned. To walk the same paths as she did, to see the sights she did and to visit the place of her darkest moments – there’s nothing quite like it! Well, if you watched the brilliant Channel 4 […]