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Wednesday 25 May 2016
Ancient House
Date:
Wednesday 25 May 2016
Times: 10:00 - 16:00   10am to 4pm
Price:   Included in museum admission


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
Flint Rocks! Exhibition

Everything you ever wanted to know about flint but were afraid to ask. From fossils to flakes and soldiers to strike-a-lights, this exhibition throws light on this very versatile stone. Discover the people who worked and used it, and find out about flint’s Japanese cousin, obsidian.

Wednesday 25 May 2016
Lynn Museum
Date:
Wednesday 25 May 2016
Times: 10:30 - 12:00   10.30am to 12 noon
Price:   Free with museum admission.


01553 775001
lynn.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Coffee Morning

Coffee, cake and collections. No need to book, just drop in!

Wednesday 25 May 2016
Lynn Museum
Date:
Wednesday 25 May 2016
Times: 10:00 - 17:00   10am to 5pm
Price:   Included in museum admission


01553 775001
lynn.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Art of the Mart: Savages, Famous Fairground Makers of Lynn Exhibition

The story of King’s Lynn’s iconic creators of merry-go-rounds – including a close look at the art, craft and design of the fairground.

Wednesday 25 May 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 25 May 2016
Times: 12:00 - 12:30   25 minutes
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Tour of Norwich Castle

Join us for a fascinating guided tour and explore the beautiful and historic Norwich Castle. The magnificent Norman Keep was originally designed in the 11th century as a Royal Palace and was fit for a King! Suitable for adults and older children.

Wednesday 25 May 2016
Time & Tide
Date:
Wednesday 25 May 2016
Times: None - None  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £5.50, Conc. £5.20, Young person (4-18) £4.40 Family tickets (1 adult + children) £14.00, (2 adults + children) £18.70, Twilight ticket (1 hour before closing) £2.00


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Halfway to Paradise: The Birth of British Rock

Harry Hammond was Britain's leading showbiz photographer for nearly two decades. Starting in the late 1940s, he captured the definitive images of virtually every leading British musician, as well as many visiting American artists. From Tommy Steele to the Beatles and Shirley Bassey to Dusty Springfield, Harry Hammond captured the emergence of the British rock 'n' rollers. This exhibition promises to take visitors on a journey back to the birth of British rock through photographs from the collections of the V&A.

Wednesday 25 May 2016
The Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell
Date:
Wednesday 25 May 2016
Times: None - None  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 493625
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Token Traders

How Norwich traders made their own money.

Thursday 26 May 2016
The Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell
Date:
Thursday 26 May 2016
Times: None - None  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 493625
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Token Traders

How Norwich traders made their own money.

Thursday 26 May 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Thursday 26 May 2016
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Stonemasonry Demonstrations

The Guild Master and his stonemason apprentices from Gildencraft Stone Masonry* demonstrate the artistry and precision of their ancient craft; marking the 920th anniversary of the medieval Guild of St Stephen & St George and the construction of Norwich Castle. *Gildencraft Stone Masonry C.I.C. trains apprentice stonemasons and mates (labourers) promoting and sustaining the ancient craft of stonemasonry. For more information, visit www.gildencraft.co.uk/site

Thursday 26 May 2016
Time & Tide
Date:
Thursday 26 May 2016
Times: None - None  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £5.50, Conc. £5.20, Young person (4-18) £4.40 Family tickets (1 adult + children) £14.00, (2 adults + children) £18.70, Twilight ticket (1 hour before closing) £2.00


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Halfway to Paradise: The Birth of British Rock

Harry Hammond was Britain's leading showbiz photographer for nearly two decades. Starting in the late 1940s, he captured the definitive images of virtually every leading British musician, as well as many visiting American artists. From Tommy Steele to the Beatles and Shirley Bassey to Dusty Springfield, Harry Hammond captured the emergence of the British rock 'n' rollers. This exhibition promises to take visitors on a journey back to the birth of British rock through photographs from the collections of the V&A.

Thursday 26 May 2016
The Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell
Date:
Thursday 26 May 2016
Times: 13:30 - 15:00   1.30pm
Price:   Adult £5.20, Conc £4.70, Child £3.90, Family (1 adult and all children) £10.90, Family 2 adults and all children £14.50


01603 493625
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Token Traders

Join Numismatist Adrian Marsden for fascinating talk into the tiny token issued by traders in the 17th Century. The talk is free with museum admission

Thursday 26 May 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Thursday 26 May 2016
Times: 12:00 - 12:30   25 minutes
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Tour of Norwich Castle

Join us for a fascinating guided tour and explore the beautiful and historic Norwich Castle. The magnificent Norman Keep was originally designed in the 11th century as a Royal Palace and was fit for a King! Suitable for adults and older children.

Thursday 26 May 2016
Ancient House
Date:
Thursday 26 May 2016
Times: 10:30 - 11:30   10.30am to 11.30am
Price:   50p per child including museum admission


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
Mini Museum Club: How Does Your Garden Grow?

Let's learn, play, explore and have fun in the museum. Suitable for children aged 5 and under. Older siblings are very welcome too.

Thursday 26 May 2016
Lynn Museum
Date:
Thursday 26 May 2016
Times: 10:00 - 17:00   10am to 5pm
Price:   Included in museum admission


01553 775001
lynn.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Art of the Mart: Savages, Famous Fairground Makers of Lynn Exhibition

The story of King’s Lynn’s iconic creators of merry-go-rounds – including a close look at the art, craft and design of the fairground.

Thursday 26 May 2016
Ancient House
Date:
Thursday 26 May 2016
Times: 10:00 - 16:00   10am to 4pm
Price:   Included in museum admission


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
Flint Rocks! Exhibition

Everything you ever wanted to know about flint but were afraid to ask. From fossils to flakes and soldiers to strike-a-lights, this exhibition throws light on this very versatile stone. Discover the people who worked and used it, and find out about flint’s Japanese cousin, obsidian.

Friday 27 May 2016
Ancient House
Date:
Friday 27 May 2016
Times: 10:00 - 16:00   10am to 4pm
Price:   Included in museum admission


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
Flint Rocks! Exhibition

Everything you ever wanted to know about flint but were afraid to ask. From fossils to flakes and soldiers to strike-a-lights, this exhibition throws light on this very versatile stone. Discover the people who worked and used it, and find out about flint’s Japanese cousin, obsidian.

Friday 27 May 2016
Lynn Museum
Date:
Friday 27 May 2016
Times: 10:00 - 17:00   10am to 5pm
Price:   Included in museum admission


01553 775001
lynn.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Art of the Mart: Savages, Famous Fairground Makers of Lynn Exhibition

The story of King’s Lynn’s iconic creators of merry-go-rounds – including a close look at the art, craft and design of the fairground.

Friday 27 May 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Friday 27 May 2016
Times: 12:00 - 12:30   25 minutes
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Tour of Norwich Castle

Join us for a fascinating guided tour and explore the beautiful and historic Norwich Castle. The magnificent Norman Keep was originally designed in the 11th century as a Royal Palace and was fit for a King! Suitable for adults and older children.

Friday 27 May 2016
Time & Tide
Date:
Friday 27 May 2016
Times: None - None  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £5.50, Conc. £5.20, Young person (4-18) £4.40 Family tickets (1 adult + children) £14.00, (2 adults + children) £18.70, Twilight ticket (1 hour before closing) £2.00


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Halfway to Paradise: The Birth of British Rock

Harry Hammond was Britain's leading showbiz photographer for nearly two decades. Starting in the late 1940s, he captured the definitive images of virtually every leading British musician, as well as many visiting American artists. From Tommy Steele to the Beatles and Shirley Bassey to Dusty Springfield, Harry Hammond captured the emergence of the British rock 'n' rollers. This exhibition promises to take visitors on a journey back to the birth of British rock through photographs from the collections of the V&A.

Friday 27 May 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Friday 27 May 2016
Times: 12:00 - 12:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Guild of St Stephen & St George Procession

Arriving at Norwich Castle at 12:10pm. Watch the stonemasons' guild from Gildencraft Stone Masonry* recreate the traditional procession through Norwich and present a gift to Norwich Castle. *Gildencraft Stone Masonry C.I.C. trains apprentice stonemasons and mates (labourers) promoting and sustaining the ancient craft of stonemasonry. For more information, visit www.gildencraft.co.uk/site

Friday 27 May 2016
The Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell
Date:
Friday 27 May 2016
Times: None - None  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 493625
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Token Traders

How Norwich traders made their own money.

Saturday 28 May 2016
The Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell
Date:
Saturday 28 May 2016
Times: None - None  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 493625
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Token Traders

How Norwich traders made their own money.

Saturday 28 May 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 28 May 2016
Times: 11:30 - 11:45  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Cain and Abel Mystery Play

See the Guild Master and his stonemason apprentices from Gildencraft Stone Masonry* perform Cain and Abel, a modern adaptation of the original mystery play in Norwich Castle Keep (15 mins). *Gildencraft Stone Masonry C.I.C. trains apprentice stonemasons and mates (labourers) promoting and sustaining the ancient craft of stonemasonry. For more information, visit www.gildencraft.co.uk/site

Saturday 28 May 2016
Time & Tide
Date:
Saturday 28 May 2016
Times: None - None  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £5.50, Conc. £5.20, Young person (4-18) £4.40 Family tickets (1 adult + children) £14.00, (2 adults + children) £18.70, Twilight ticket (1 hour before closing) £2.00


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Halfway to Paradise: The Birth of British Rock

Harry Hammond was Britain's leading showbiz photographer for nearly two decades. Starting in the late 1940s, he captured the definitive images of virtually every leading British musician, as well as many visiting American artists. From Tommy Steele to the Beatles and Shirley Bassey to Dusty Springfield, Harry Hammond captured the emergence of the British rock 'n' rollers. This exhibition promises to take visitors on a journey back to the birth of British rock through photographs from the collections of the V&A.

Saturday 28 May 2016
The Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell
Date:
Saturday 28 May 2016
Times: None - None   11am, 1pm and 3pm
Price:   Adult £5.20, Conc £4.70, Child £3.90, Family (1 adult and all children) £10.90, Family 2 adults and all children £14.50


01603 493625
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Undercroft Tour

Explore one of the finest Medieval undercrofts in the city on this fascinating tour. Tours last around 40 minutes, and are not suitable for under 8’s. Please note there are steep steps down to the undercroft. Tours are free with your museum admission.

Saturday 28 May 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 28 May 2016
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:   free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Catch the dragons before they fly!

Your last chance to see the wonderful 'A Viking's Guide to Deadly Dragons' Conquer the fabulous beasts trail and earn your own set of Dragon Wings. Make a Hiccup helmet or dragon crown. Try your hand at Dragonese and watch a film of Cressida Cowell reading extracts from her book.

Saturday 28 May 2016
Ancient House
Date:
Saturday 28 May 2016
Times: 10:00 - 17:00   10am to 5pm
Price:   50p plus museum admission


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
The Queen is in her all together! Museum Trail

Can you help the Queen find her clothes? Help the Queen get dressed and win a small prize. Saturday 28 May - Saturday 4 June

Saturday 28 May 2016
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Saturday 28 May 2016
Times: 10:00 - 17:00   10am to 5pm
Price:   Included in museum admission


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Fun and Games

Discover toys from the past and challenge your family to a whole host of games at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse this half term. Find out about the toys children used to play with and have a go yourself! Challenge your family to some traditional games. For some additional fun, join us on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday to help create life size models of our Workhouse dolls which will feature in the opening celebrations of the Voices from the Workhouse project.

Saturday 28 May 2016
Lynn Museum
Date:
Saturday 28 May 2016
Times: 10:00 - 17:00   10am to 5pm
Price:   Included in museum admission


01553 775001
lynn.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Art of the Mart: Savages, Famous Fairground Makers of Lynn Exhibition

The story of King’s Lynn’s iconic creators of merry-go-rounds – including a close look at the art, craft and design of the fairground.

Saturday 28 May 2016
Ancient House
Date:
Saturday 28 May 2016
Times: 10:00 - 16:00   10am to 4pm
Price:   Included in museum admission


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
Flint Rocks! Exhibition

Everything you ever wanted to know about flint but were afraid to ask. From fossils to flakes and soldiers to strike-a-lights, this exhibition throws light on this very versatile stone. Discover the people who worked and used it, and find out about flint’s Japanese cousin, obsidian.

Sunday 29 May 2016
Ancient House
Date:
Sunday 29 May 2016
Times: 10:00 - 16:00   10am to 4pm
Price:   Included in museum admission


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
Flint Rocks! Exhibition

Everything you ever wanted to know about flint but were afraid to ask. From fossils to flakes and soldiers to strike-a-lights, this exhibition throws light on this very versatile stone. Discover the people who worked and used it, and find out about flint’s Japanese cousin, obsidian.