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Norwich Clockmaker Returns to Work on Historic Maids Head Clock Forty Years On

27th September 2019

Simon Michlmayr, of Norwich clock and watch makers and repairers S Michlmayr & Company, returned to the scene of his first summer clock repair job as a 14 year-old – the Maids Head Hotel.

Forty years ago Mr Michlmayr, under the watchful eye of his late father Fritz, repaired the mid 19th century clock, which overlooks diners in the Maids Head Hotel’s 2 AA Rosettes Wine Press Restaurant. Now it was the turn of Mr Michlmayr to oversee his assistant, Esme Collins, who repaired and restored the clock.Read more »

Sir Thomas Paston (Rob Knee) with guests on Norfolk Day

Norfolk Day at the Maids Head

29th July 2019

The Maids Head went back to 1549 and Kett’s Rebellion to mark Norfolk Day on Saturday 27 July and raised £89  in donations from guests for the hotel’s charity of the year, Break.

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