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Tuesday 31 March 2015
Time & Tide
Date:
Tuesday 31 March 2015
Times: None - None  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £4.95, Conc. £3.95, Child £3.50 Family tickets are available.


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Water Ways: Art & Nature On the Broads

Water Ways: Art and Nature on the Broads explores the landscape and natural habitats of the Broadland environment through the eyes of artists working in the region, mainly in the C19th and early C20th. The exhibition celebrates the extraordinary natural environment of the Broads that makes the area such a rich source of inspiration, relaxation and enjoyment for artists, naturalists and holiday-makers alike. At the heart of the exhibition is work from the Norfolk Museum Service collections of some of the most renowned Broadland painters from the 19th and early 20th centuries: Charles Harmony Harrison, Stephen Batchelder and Arthur Patterson. And works by contemporary artists reveal how this landscape continues to be a rich source of inspiration. Loans from the Museum of the Broads, Norfolk Heritage Centre (including photographs by PH Emerson and John Payne Jennings) and private collections, as well as natural history and archive sound recordings, add to the story of this unique landscape and its importance to the region as a place for both recreation and conservation.

Tuesday 31 March 2015
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Tuesday 31 March 2015
Times: 10:00 - 17:00   Some timed activities.
Price:   Standard Museum admission prices apply: Adults £10.50, Concessions £9.50, Young Person (4-18) £7.50, Family Ticket (2 adults) £30.00, Family Ticket (1 adult) £22. Free admission for Museums Pass holders, Friends of Gressenhall, and under 4s.


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Schools Out! Loveable Lambs

Spring has sprung down on Gressenhall Farm, but poor Little Bo Peep has lost her sheep. Help her find them and discover more about the life of a shepherd and his tools! Get creative in Art Attack! and make your own fluffy sheep to take home. Extra activities today: meet the shepherd in his hut, discover how fleece is made into wool and make your own woollen flowers on a kitchen fork! All activities included within admission.

Tuesday 31 March 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 31 March 2015
Times: 10:00 - 16:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission.


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Enchanted Garden

Enchanted Garden is a new series of eight polychromed and gilded alabaster reliefs by Ana Maria Pacheco. They reflect the artist's interest in the medieval alabasters in the Castle's collection and depict mythic creatures from her imagination. Work by the sculptor is also on display across the city.

Tuesday 31 March 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 31 March 2015
Times: 10:00 - 16:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
'almost too daring for an individual': John Sell Cotman's one-man exhibiton, 1806-7

In the winter of 1806-7, 24 year old John Sell Cotman staged an extensive one-man exhibiton at his house in Norwich. Located in the Colman Project Space, this exhibition re-imagines the show, highlighting the enterprising methods Cotman used to present himself as an ambitious and varied artist.

Tuesday 31 March 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 31 March 2015
Times: 10:00 - 16:30  
Price:   Free with musuem admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Spring with the Hawk and Owl Trust

Find out about birds' eggs and nests and help create a giant nest!

Tuesday 31 March 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 31 March 2015
Times: 11:00 - 15:30   11am to 12.30pm and 1.30 to 3.30pm
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Weird and Wonderful

Go wild and explore the natural world through crafts, acitivities, taxidermy and stories inspired by our Natural History collection.

Tuesday 31 March 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 31 March 2015
Times: 10:00 - 16:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Seeing the Light

Showcasing works on paper from our art collection which have rarely, if ever, been displayed before. Thanks to a digitisation project supported by the East Anglia Art Fund and sponsored by the Norwich Town Close Estate Charity. Located in the Colman Watercolour Gallery. Until Saturday 6th March 2016.

Tuesday 31 March 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 31 March 2015
Times: 10:00 - 16:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Letters Home - Royal Norfolk Regimental Museum Collections

A display of personal letters and diaries revealing what life was like both for soldiers and their families. Located in the Norwich Castle Rotunda.

Tuesday 31 March 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 31 March 2015
Times: 11:30 - 14:30   11.30am and 2.30pm. 20 minutes
Price:   Adult £2.60, Conc £2.30, Child (5-18) £1.90; 2 adults plus all children £7.20, 1 adult plus all children £5.10. For more information call 01603 495897


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Dungeon Tours

Explore a maze of early medieval cellars deep beneath the Castle and hear extraordinary stories about the prisoners who were kept there. Learn about the history of crime and punishment and see instruments of torture, including a ducking stool, scold's bridle and gibbet iron. Suitable for ages 5+

Tuesday 31 March 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 31 March 2015
Times: 11:00 - 14:00   11am and 2pm. 20 minutes
Price:   Adult £2.60, Conc £2.30, Child (5-18) £1.90; 2 adults plus all children £7.20, 1 adult plus all children £5.10. For more information call 01603 495897


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
The Battlement Experience

Climb the Norman spiral staircase to enjoy breathtaking, panoramic views of Norwich. From here you can see Mousehold Heath - the scene of Kett's 1549 rebellion, the magnificent Norman Cathedral, historic Noriwch buildings and local landmarks. Avaliable most days, weather permitting. Suitable for ages 8+

Tuesday 31 March 2015
Bridewell Museum
Date:
Tuesday 31 March 2015
Times: 10:00 - 16:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 493625
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
From Fleece to Fabric

Activities throughout the Easter holidays! Follow our textiles trail to discover more about Norwich cloth. On Tuesdays and Thursdays make a mini loom and weave some pretty patterns.

Tuesday 31 March 2015
Lynn Museum
Date:
Tuesday 31 March 2015
Times: 10:00 - 17:00   10am - 5pm
Price:   Free with museum admission


01553 775001
lynn.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Easter Eggs Family Trail

Lynn Museum rabbit has lost his golden eggs. Help him find them all and win a small prize.

Tuesday 31 March 2015
Lynn Museum
Date:
Tuesday 31 March 2015
Times: 10:30 - 13:00   10.30am to 1pm
Price:   Free with museum admission


01553 775001
lynn.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Deadly Dinosaurs and Fantastic Fossils

Find out about the deadly creatures which roamed the earth millions of years ago. Handle real fossils and see a real mammoth's tooth. Create your own mini mammoth and dinosaur glider to take home with you

Tuesday 31 March 2015
Ancient House
Date:
Tuesday 31 March 2015
Times: 10:00 - 16:00   10am to 4pm
Price:   50p per trail plus normal museum admission price or buy a Trail card £3.50 for 12 trails inc. free admission for one child and accompanying adult per trail.


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
Eggsceedingly Good Fun! Family Trail

Enjoy an Easter egg hunt around the museum and win a prize.

Wednesday 01 April 2015
Ancient House
Date:
Wednesday 01 April 2015
Times: 10:00 - 16:00   10am to 4pm
Price:   50p per trail plus normal museum admission price or buy a Trail card £3.50 for 12 trails inc. free admission for one child and accompanying adult per trail.


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
Eggsceedingly Good Fun! Family Trail

Enjoy an Easter egg hunt around the museum and win a prize.

Wednesday 01 April 2015
Strangers' Hall
Date:
Wednesday 01 April 2015
Times: 13:30 - 15:00   1.30pm and 2.30pm. 30 minutes.
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 667229
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Guided Tours

Explore this rambling medieval town house with its maze of rooms furnished in many historic styles - from Tudor to Victorian. Suitable for adults and older children.

Wednesday 01 April 2015
Lynn Museum
Date:
Wednesday 01 April 2015
Times: 10:00 - 17:00   10am - 5pm
Price:   Free with museum admission


01553 775001
lynn.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Easter Eggs Family Trail

Lynn Museum rabbit has lost his golden eggs. Help him find them all and win a small prize.

Wednesday 01 April 2015
Bridewell Museum
Date:
Wednesday 01 April 2015
Times: 10:00 - 16:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 493625
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
From Fleece to Fabric

Activities throughout the Easter holidays! Follow our textiles trail to discover more about Norwich cloth. On Tuesdays and Thursdays make a mini loom and weave some pretty patterns.

Wednesday 01 April 2015
Ancient House
Date:
Wednesday 01 April 2015
Times: 10:30 - 13:00   Arrive at 10.30 and stay as long as you like. Event ends at 1pm
Price:   £2 or £1 for Friends and Museums Pass Holders


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
Discovery Day: Terrific Tanks and Marvellous Munitionettes

Find out how Thetford helped win the First World War. Meet a soldier in the tank corps and a munitionette. Also a chance to meet resident historians from The Illustrated London News and become a History Detective.

Wednesday 01 April 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 01 April 2015
Times: 11:00 - 14:00   11am and 2pm. 20 minutes
Price:   Adult £2.60, Conc £2.30, Child (5-18) £1.90; 2 adults plus all children £7.20, 1 adult plus all children £5.10. For more information call 01603 495897


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
The Battlement Experience

Climb the Norman spiral staircase to enjoy breathtaking, panoramic views of Norwich. From here you can see Mousehold Heath - the scene of Kett's 1549 rebellion, the magnificent Norman Cathedral, historic Noriwch buildings and local landmarks. Avaliable most days, weather permitting. Suitable for ages 8+

Wednesday 01 April 2015
Strangers' Hall
Date:
Wednesday 01 April 2015
Times: 10:00 - 16:00  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 667229
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
There's a Rabbit in the House!

Take part in our Rabbit Trail and find your own Easter Bunny. Then hop along to our drop-in bunny craft.

Wednesday 01 April 2015
Strangers' Hall
Date:
Wednesday 01 April 2015
Times: 11:00 - 15:00   11am, 12 noon, 2pm and 3pm
Price:   Free with musuem admission


01603 667229
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Rabbit Tales

All activities suitable for ages 5+

Wednesday 01 April 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 01 April 2015
Times: 11:30 - 14:30   11.30am and 2.30pm. 20 minutes
Price:   Adult £2.60, Conc £2.30, Child (5-18) £1.90; 2 adults plus all children £7.20, 1 adult plus all children £5.10. For more information call 01603 495897


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Dungeon Tours

Explore a maze of early medieval cellars deep beneath the Castle and hear extraordinary stories about the prisoners who were kept there. Learn about the history of crime and punishment and see instruments of torture, including a ducking stool, scold's bridle and gibbet iron. Suitable for ages 5+

Wednesday 01 April 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 01 April 2015
Times: 10:00 - 16:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Letters Home - Royal Norfolk Regimental Museum Collections

A display of personal letters and diaries revealing what life was like both for soldiers and their families. Located in the Norwich Castle Rotunda.

Wednesday 01 April 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 01 April 2015
Times: 10:00 - 16:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Seeing the Light

Showcasing works on paper from our art collection which have rarely, if ever, been displayed before. Thanks to a digitisation project supported by the East Anglia Art Fund and sponsored by the Norwich Town Close Estate Charity. Located in the Colman Watercolour Gallery. Until Saturday 6th March 2016.

Wednesday 01 April 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 01 April 2015
Times: 11:00 - 15:30   11am to 12.30pm and 1.30 to 3.30pm
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Weird and Wonderful

Go wild and explore the natural world through crafts, acitivities, taxidermy and stories inspired by our Natural History collection.

Wednesday 01 April 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 01 April 2015
Times: 10:00 - 16:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
'almost too daring for an individual': John Sell Cotman's one-man exhibiton, 1806-7

In the winter of 1806-7, 24 year old John Sell Cotman staged an extensive one-man exhibiton at his house in Norwich. Located in the Colman Project Space, this exhibition re-imagines the show, highlighting the enterprising methods Cotman used to present himself as an ambitious and varied artist.

Wednesday 01 April 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 01 April 2015
Times: 10:00 - 16:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission.


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Enchanted Garden

Enchanted Garden is a new series of eight polychromed and gilded alabaster reliefs by Ana Maria Pacheco. They reflect the artist's interest in the medieval alabasters in the Castle's collection and depict mythic creatures from her imagination. Work by the sculptor is also on display across the city.

Wednesday 01 April 2015
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Wednesday 01 April 2015
Times: 10:00 - 17:00   Some timed activities.
Price:   Standard Museum admission prices apply: Adults £10.50, Concessions £9.50, Young Person (4-18) £7.50, Family Ticket (2 adults) £30.00, Family Ticket (1 adult) £22. Free admission for Museums Pass holders, Friends of Gressenhall, and under 4s.


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Schools Out! Loveable Lambs

Spring has sprung down on Gressenhall Farm, but poor Little Bo Peep has lost her sheep. Help her find them and discover more about the life of a shepherd and his tools! Get creative in Art Attack! and make your own fluffy sheep to take home. Extra activities today: meet the shepherd in his hut, discover how fleece is made into wool and make your own woollen flowers on a kitchen fork! All activities included within admission.

Wednesday 01 April 2015
Time & Tide
Date:
Wednesday 01 April 2015
Times: None - None  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £4.95, Conc. £3.95, Child £3.50 Family tickets are available.


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Water Ways: Art & Nature On the Broads

Water Ways: Art and Nature on the Broads explores the landscape and natural habitats of the Broadland environment through the eyes of artists working in the region, mainly in the C19th and early C20th. The exhibition celebrates the extraordinary natural environment of the Broads that makes the area such a rich source of inspiration, relaxation and enjoyment for artists, naturalists and holiday-makers alike. At the heart of the exhibition is work from the Norfolk Museum Service collections of some of the most renowned Broadland painters from the 19th and early 20th centuries: Charles Harmony Harrison, Stephen Batchelder and Arthur Patterson. And works by contemporary artists reveal how this landscape continues to be a rich source of inspiration. Loans from the Museum of the Broads, Norfolk Heritage Centre (including photographs by PH Emerson and John Payne Jennings) and private collections, as well as natural history and archive sound recordings, add to the story of this unique landscape and its importance to the region as a place for both recreation and conservation.