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Friday 03 July 2015
Time & Tide
Date:
Friday 03 July 2015
Times: None - None  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £5.20, Conc. £4.70, Young person £3.90. Family tickets are available.


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Anthony Amies: Land and Sea

An exhibition of seascapes and landscapes from the Time and Tide collections by artist Anthony Amies, including work created when he studied at Great Yarmouth Art School in the 1960s.

Friday 03 July 2015
Time & Tide
Date:
Friday 03 July 2015
Times: None - None  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £5.20, Conc. £4.70, Young person £3.90. Family tickets are avilable.


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Humans in Ancient Britain

The story of humans in Britain stretches back nearly one million years, with the earliest human footprints found off the coast of Happisburgh. This exhibition from the collections of the Natural History Museum and Norfolk Museums Service focuses on significant objects that have informed our understanding of early Britons, selected specially for the Time and Tide Museum of Great Yarmouth Life.

Friday 03 July 2015
Time & Tide
Date:
Friday 03 July 2015
Times: 10:00 - 16:00  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £5.20, Conc. £4.70, Young person (4-18) £3.90 Family tickets - £10.90 (1 adult + all children), £14.50 (2 adults + all children)


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Fossil Detective Trail

Become a palaeontologist for the day and travel back in time to find clues around the museum with this free, fun trail.

Friday 03 July 2015
Time & Tide
Date:
Friday 03 July 2015
Times: 10:00 - 16:00  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £5.20, Conc. £4.70, Young person (4-18) £3.90 Family tickets - £10.90 (1 adult + all children), £14.50 (2 adults + all children)


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Ancient Animal Colouring Activity

Colour in a Mammoth, Hyaena, Woolly Rhino and more, and find out more about the strange animals that used to live in Norfolk.

Friday 03 July 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Friday 03 July 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.

Friday 03 July 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Friday 03 July 2015
Times: 10:00 - 16:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission.


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Sawdust and Threads

This exhibition showcases new work by artist Caroline Wright who has been drawing and taking apart de-accessioned museum objects across Norwich Castle, the Polar Museum in Cambridge and UCL Museum & Collections in London.

Friday 03 July 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Friday 03 July 2015
Times: 10:00 - 16:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
ARTIST ROOMS: Jeff Koons

Jeff Koons is widely regarded as one of the most pioneering and controversial artists of our time, known for his imaginative use of everyday objects. This landmark exhibiton showcases Koon's remarkable career and includes his breakthrough work with vacuum cleaners and basketballs, as well as his more recent explorations with inflatables cast from aluminium. ARTIST ROOMS: Jeff Koon will be the first time Koon's work has been shown in East Anglia and is the only chance to see Koon's work in the UK in 2015. The exhibition is organised in partnership with Norfolk & Norwich Festival (8-24 May) - a world class festival of music, visual art, theatre, performance, and literature.

Friday 03 July 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Friday 03 July 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.

Friday 03 July 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Friday 03 July 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.

Friday 03 July 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Friday 03 July 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.

Friday 03 July 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Friday 03 July 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+

Friday 03 July 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Friday 03 July 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+

Friday 03 July 2015
Cromer Museum
Date:
Friday 03 July 2015
Times: 10:00 - 15:00  
Price:   Events for adults. Advance booking essential - Cost £18, (£15 Norfolk Museums pass holders) Please pay when booking, either in person or by post (cheques payable to Norfolk County Council).


01263 513543
cromer.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Norfolk's Deserted Villages

Examine some deserted 20th century settlements and find out why people left.

Saturday 04 July 2015
Cromer Museum
Date:
Saturday 04 July 2015
Times: 10:00 - 13:00  
Price:   FREE - advance booking essential. Tel (01263) 513543 or e-mail cromer.museum@norfolk.gov.uk


01263 513543
cromer.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Beach Walk With a Difference!

Meet at the museum for a walk to the cliffs, then handle objects from the collections. Limited numbers, booking essential.

Saturday 04 July 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 04 July 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+

Saturday 04 July 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 04 July 2015
Times: 11:30 - 14:30   11.30am, 1.30pm 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+

Saturday 04 July 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 04 July 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.

Saturday 04 July 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 04 July 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.

Saturday 04 July 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 04 July 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.

Saturday 04 July 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 04 July 2015
Times: 10:00 - 16:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission.


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
ARTIST ROOMS: Jeff Koons

Jeff Koons is widely regarded as one of the most pioneering and controversial artists of our time, known for his imaginative use of everyday objects. This landmark exhibiton showcases Koon's remarkable career and includes his breakthrough work with vacuum cleaners and basketballs, as well as his more recent explorations with inflatables cast from aluminium. ARTIST ROOMS: Jeff Koon will be the first time Koon's work has been shown in East Anglia and is the only chance to see Koon's work in the UK in 2015. The exhibition is organised in partnership with Norfolk & Norwich Festival (8-24 May) - a world class festival of music, visual art, theatre, performance, and literature.

Saturday 04 July 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 04 July 2015
Times: 10:00 - 16:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission.


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Sawdust and Threads

This exhibition showcases new work by artist Caroline Wright who has been drawing and taking apart de-accessioned museum objects across Norwich Castle, the Polar Museum in Cambridge and UCL Museum & Collections in London.

Saturday 04 July 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 04 July 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.

Saturday 04 July 2015
Time & Tide
Date:
Saturday 04 July 2015
Times: 11:00 - 15:00  
Price:   Advance booking essential - £10 (£8.50 Norfolk Museums Service pass holders) Tel. Pat O'Grady on (01493) 743943


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Fossil Illustration Workshop for Adults

Visit the museum to see the Humans in Ancient Britain exhibition then learn how an illustrator draws fossils for books and scientific papers. Have a go at drawing real million year old fossils from the collections of Norfolk Museums Service. The best way to study an object is to draw it!

Saturday 04 July 2015
Time & Tide
Date:
Saturday 04 July 2015
Times: 10:00 - 16:00  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £5.20, Conc. £4.70, Young person (4-18) £3.90 Family tickets - £10.90 (1 adult + all children), £14.50 (2 adults + all children)


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Ancient Animal Colouring Activity

Colour in a Mammoth, Hyaena, Woolly Rhino and more, and find out more about the strange animals that used to live in Norfolk.

Saturday 04 July 2015
Time & Tide
Date:
Saturday 04 July 2015
Times: 10:00 - 16:00  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £5.20, Conc. £4.70, Young person (4-18) £3.90 Family tickets - £10.90 (1 adult + all children), £14.50 (2 adults + all children)


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Fossil Detective Trail

Become a palaeontologist for the day and travel back in time to find clues around the museum with this free, fun trail.

Saturday 04 July 2015
Time & Tide
Date:
Saturday 04 July 2015
Times: None - None  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £5.20, Conc. £4.70, Young person £3.90. Family tickets are avilable.


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Humans in Ancient Britain

The story of humans in Britain stretches back nearly one million years, with the earliest human footprints found off the coast of Happisburgh. This exhibition from the collections of the Natural History Museum and Norfolk Museums Service focuses on significant objects that have informed our understanding of early Britons, selected specially for the Time and Tide Museum of Great Yarmouth Life.

Saturday 04 July 2015
Time & Tide
Date:
Saturday 04 July 2015
Times: None - None  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £5.20, Conc. £4.70, Young person £3.90. Family tickets are available.


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Anthony Amies: Land and Sea

An exhibition of seascapes and landscapes from the Time and Tide collections by artist Anthony Amies, including work created when he studied at Great Yarmouth Art School in the 1960s.

Sunday 05 July 2015
Time & Tide
Date:
Sunday 05 July 2015
Times: None - None  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £5.20, Conc. £4.70, Young person £3.90. Family tickets are available.


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Anthony Amies: Land and Sea

An exhibition of seascapes and landscapes from the Time and Tide collections by artist Anthony Amies, including work created when he studied at Great Yarmouth Art School in the 1960s.

Sunday 05 July 2015
Time & Tide
Date:
Sunday 05 July 2015
Times: None - None  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £5.20, Conc. £4.70, Young person £3.90. Family tickets are avilable.


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Humans in Ancient Britain

The story of humans in Britain stretches back nearly one million years, with the earliest human footprints found off the coast of Happisburgh. This exhibition from the collections of the Natural History Museum and Norfolk Museums Service focuses on significant objects that have informed our understanding of early Britons, selected specially for the Time and Tide Museum of Great Yarmouth Life.

Sunday 05 July 2015
Time & Tide
Date:
Sunday 05 July 2015
Times: 10:00 - 16:00  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £5.20, Conc. £4.70, Young person (4-18) £3.90 Family tickets - £10.90 (1 adult + all children), £14.50 (2 adults + all children)


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Fossil Detective Trail

Become a palaeontologist for the day and travel back in time to find clues around the museum with this free, fun trail.