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Harnser: The Voice of the Broads Society

Welcome to "Harnser," the official magazine of the Broads Society, your quarterly window into the heart and soul of the Norfolk and Suffolk Broads. Published in full colour and spanning 48 pages, Harnser is more than just a magazine; it's a comprehensive guide, a source of inspiration, and a platform for our members to share and connect.

A Quarterly Chronicle

Released in January, April, July, and October, each issue of Harnser is meticulously crafted to bring the latest and most relevant information to our members. Whether you're cosying up on a winter evening or basking in the summer sun, Harnser is your perfect Broads companion, keeping you updated and engaged with the seasons of the Broads.

Diverse and Engaging Content

Harnser is rich in content, covering a wide array of topics that resonate with our members and the broader Broads community. Each issue features:

  • Current Campaigns and Issues: Stay informed about the latest campaigns and pressing issues affecting the Broads, and learn about the proactive work being undertaken by the Society.

  • Conservation and Wildlife Insights: Dive into articles that explore the diverse flora and fauna of the Broads and the conservation efforts to protect them.

  • Historical Perspectives: Journey through the past with stories and articles that unveil the rich history of this unique region.

  • Exploring the Broads: Discover new walks, boating adventures, sailing tips, and angling spots. Whether you're a seasoned visitor or exploring the Broads for the first time, there's always something new to learn and experience.

  • Broads-Related Topics: From local culture to environmental challenges, Harnser covers a broad spectrum of topics relevant to life and leisure in the Broads.

A Platform for Member Contributions

Harnser is not just about reading; its the voice of the broads, it's about participation and sharing. We invite our members to contribute by submitting their own articles for publication. Whether it's a personal story, a piece of research, or a beautiful photograph, your contributions make Harnser a truly community-driven magazine. Please Contact the Publicity Team via Email:

Access to Back Copies

Delve into the rich archive of Harnser issues through our online PDF reader. Here, you can access back copies, allowing you to revisit your favourite articles or catch up on issues you may have missed. Explore past issues of Harnser here.

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