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Get in touch with the Paston Footprints project team

Please get in touch with feedback on the walks, activities and this website. We also would love to hear and see your creative contributions.

Please email Karen & Rob at

We regularly share updates and photos on our social media channels, all using the hashtag #PastonFootprints, you can find us on:

  • Instagram: @Pastonfootprints

  • Youtube: Paston_Footprints

  • Twitter: @PastonFootprint

  • Facebook: Paston600

Please visit our sister site This Is Paston to learn more about the Paston heritage and volunteer opportunities for those interested in helping to promote access to the Paston letters.

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Who we are

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Paston Heritage Society

Paston Footprints' Co-Director: Dr Rob Knee.
Rob, Chair of the PHS, has a background in education, training and research at both a local and a national level. Rob delivers costumed talks in role to audiences across Norfolk and Suffolk

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University of East Anglia

Paston Footprints' Co-Director: Dr Karen Smyth.

Karen, Senior Lecturer at UEA, publishes in the fields of Medieval and Early Modern literature. She researches how people tell stories about the Pastons, medievalism and the archives, and heritage storytelling. 


Norfolk County Council

NCC's Environment and Community team: Sophie Cabot, Paul Thorogood, Chris Brough and Matt Hayward.


Marketing & Communications

Consultant: Emily Parker.

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Drama Director

Paston Footprints' Drama Director:

Dr Holly Maples. is Senior Lecturer at the University of Essex and Director of Collisions Theatre Company.

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Children's Resources

Paston Fooptrints' Education Consultant, Georgia Knee, is the director for the children's activities and learning materials.

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Walks Photographer

Charlotte Knee.

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Walks Photographer

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Character Animator

Craig Smith, former student of Paston College and Graduate of Derby University, has created the Paston character animations, drone piloting and video editing.

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3D Graphics

James Mindham, a 3D Graphics artist, has created the digital reconstructions of the Paston buildings.



Peter Stibbons, PHS trustee, is Digital Director for Paston Footprints and editor of  our sister site, which acts as the Paston web portal for community researchers.

Website conception and content creation by Emily Parker and Karen Smyth.

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Project Partners

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