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74 Tiger Squadron pilots David Jones and John Atkinson standing in front of a Hawker Hunter at City of Norwich Aviation Museum, in 74 Squadron markings

The 74 (F) Tiger Squadron Association at the Maids Head

3rd March 2019

We were very pleased to welcome 85 members of The 74 (F) Tiger Squadron Association to the Maids Head over the weekend of Friday 1 to Sunday 3 March, on their first visit to Norwich for a reunion.

The reunion included a special dinner in the Minstrel Suite at the hotel and a trip to City of Norwich Aviation Museum, where a new display about Tiger Squadron’s time based at RAF Horsham St Faith (now Norwich International Airport), has just been opened. Read more »

Paul Dickson leading the Rails Trails and Sails Tour in Norwich Cathedral Close

The English National Park Experience Collection

15th February 2019

We are very pleased to announce that the Maids Head Hotel is an accommodation partner with the new English National Park Experience Collection, which has been supported by Visit Britain and Visit England through the Discover England Fund. Read more »

Catherine of Aragon Suite Sitting Room

Catherine of Aragon – New Suite Revealed

14th February 2019

We have completed work on our new suite, which has been named Catherine of Aragon.  Louise Norfolk won a competition on our Facebook page to name the suite and suggested Catherine of Aragon. Her prize is a night’s stay in the suite.Read more »

John Paston (Rob Knee

Celebrate the Maids Head Hotel’s ‘Birthday’ with the Pastons

1st November 2018

The Maids Head is staging a special dinner party hosted by ‘John Paston’ on Thursday, November 22, to mark the first mention of the the hotel’s name in a Paston letter dated November 22, 1472.

The evening will feature a three course dinner in the historic Oak Room, with medieval music from Hexachordia, readings from Paston Letters and contemporary poetry inspired by the Paston story. John Paston will also cut a special birthday cake.Read more »