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4 October 2017

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City of Stories has teamed up with Author and ex-journalist Peter Sargent, to bring you the chance to win a copy of his fantastic new book – A Moment in Time.

For those of us who’s Netflix ‘recommended for you’ is dominated by documentaries, historical dramas, and anything with David Starkey in it, this is a fantastic opportunity to win a gripping read. The book is a collection of short stories, that each offer an insight into what life was like for a snapshot of time in East Anglia’s history. For local history enthusiasts, and those with an insatiable curiosity about ‘how we got to where we are’, this book is a fascinating journey through the area’s timeline – tracking the little and large events that shaped its unique character.

For a taste of what you can expect in the book, and to take a journey back to a time when Norwich was absolutely ravaged by The Plague, you can read a full short story here...


How to Enter

Two lucky winners will be picked at random to receive a copy of the book – all you have to do is simply enter your details here, and tick to agree with our Terms and Conditions (which you can read here). You’ll be signed up to our fabulous weekly e-newsletter, so you can keep up to date on all the happenings in and around Norwich (there’s plenty!), and the competition closes on the 18th of October. 

If you don’t manage to win a copy then fear not! You can buy the book from any of these stockists: Jarrold  Norwich (book department); City Bookshop Norwich; Waterstones Norwich; The Book Hive Norwich; Maids Head Hotel, Norwich; The Holt Bookshop; The Aldeburgh Bookshop; and Amazon. An e-book version will soon appear in all e-book stores, including Amazon and Apple Books. Paperback £12. 

Good luck!



Greater Anglia has Advance fares from £10 one way between London Liverpool Street and Norwich. Trains run every 30 minutes. Greater Anglia also serves Colchester, Ipswich and Diss on the Norwich line. Direct trains also run from Cambridge.

East Midlands Trains runs services from Liverpool, Manchester and Nottingham.

Flights into Norwich served from Edinburgh, Manchester, Exeter, Aberdeen, Jersey*, Guernsey* and Amsterdam.


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