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Thursday 14 November 2019
Time & Tide
Date:
Thursday 14 November 2019
Times: 10:00 - 11:30  
Price:   FREE - advance booking essential To reserve your place call Polly on (01493) 743944 or email polly.ward@norfolk.gov.uk


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Little Kippers!

Enjoy some special time with your pre-school child exploring the museum and chatting about the things you see. Have fun learning together and listening to stories about the sea.

Friday 15 November 2019
Time & Tide
Date:
Friday 15 November 2019
Times: 11:30 - 12:30  
Price:   Booking essential tel: 01493 743930 Museum Pass Holders £2.75, Adult £3.75


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Winter Talk- Medieval Medicine

Rosie provides light hearted dive into Medieval Medicine in full period costume and with handling of replicas. She will be looking at the 4 humors, diagnosing with and using urine, and other weird and gruesome facts about this period of medicine. A talk by Rosie Wilkin.

Saturday 16 November 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 16 November 2019
Times: 10:00 - 12:00   and 14:00 - 15:30
Price:   Included in usual admission.


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Make Believe

Join us for this magical event for children under the age of 8 and their families, as we explore life in a medieval castle! Discover our mini royal palace, delve into the dressing up box and live like a royal! Included with museum admission. Sessions at 10am - 12pm and 2 - 3.30pm. Drop in, no need to book!

Saturday 16 November 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 16 November 2019
Times: 13:00 - 13:30  
Price:   Included with museum admission: Adults £9.90, Children £8.50, Concessions £9.40, Family (1 adult) £26.10, Family (2 adults) £34.85


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Norwich School of Artists Tour

Discover the history of the famous Norwich School of Artists and explore our unique collection in this introductory tour.

Saturday 16 November 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 16 November 2019
Times: 14:00 - 14:30  
Price:   Tour included with museum admission: Adults £9.90, Concessions £9.40, Family (1 adult) £26.10, Family (2 adults) £34.85


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Taboo - Colonialism in the Decorative Arts

Revise your relationship with our collections as we explore the grim realities, controversy and devastation behind some of the seemingly beautiful and benign objects across the museum. Events contain adult themes, talks and tours last 30-45 minutes. Colonialism in the Decorative Arts - explore and discuss stories of racism, exploitation and Britain's imperial past.

Friday 22 November 2019
Time & Tide
Date:
Friday 22 November 2019
Times: 11:30 - 12:30  
Price:   Booking essential, tel: 01493 743930 Museum Pass Holders £2.75, Adult £3.75


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Winter Talk- How Does Your Garden Grow?

A talk by Bridget Yates. Explore the garden collections at Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse with volunteer gardener, Bridget Yates. We potter around the range from tools used past and present, nurserymen’s catalogues, photos and children’s books.

Saturday 23 November 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 23 November 2019
Times: 13:00 - 13:30  
Price:   Tour included with museum admission: Adults £9.90, Children £8.50, Concessions £9.40, Family (1 adult) £26.10, Family (2 adults) £34.85


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Lines of Sight: W. G. Sebald’s East Anglia Exhibition Tour

An introductory tour of this unprecedented exhibition celebrating the work of internationally renowned author W. G. Sebald.

Saturday 23 November 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 23 November 2019
Times: 14:00 - 14:30  
Price:   Talk included with museum admission: Adults £9.90, Concessions £9.40, Family (1 adult) £26.10, Family (2 adults) £34.85


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Taboo - Plastic...Fantastic?

Revise your relationship with our collections as we explore the grim realities, controversy and devastation behind some of the seemingly beautiful and benign objects across the museum. Events contain adult themes, talks and tours last 30-45 minutes. Plastic...Fantastic? - Plastic is the taboo material of our time. Find out how it features in museum collections, and our everyday lives as well as its impact upon the world.

Tuesday 26 November 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 26 November 2019
Times: 14:30 - 16:00  
Price:   Talk included with museum admission: Adults £9.90, Children £8.50, Concessions £9.40, Family (1 adult) £26.10, Family (2 adults) £34.85


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Exhibition Talk: In Sebald's Footsteps: A Guide to the Suffolk Coast Path

Join us for our Exhibition Talks which run alongside our exciting exhibition, ‘Lines of Sight: W G Sebald's East Anglia’. This week we are delighted to welcome Alistair Grieves of the University of East Anglia with 'In Sebald's Footsteps: A Guide to the Suffolk Coast Path'. Talks are included with museum admission and booking is not required.

Wednesday 27 November 2019
Lynn Museum
Date:
Wednesday 27 November 2019
Times: 10:30 - 12:00  
Price:   Only £1 or Free for Friends of Kings Lynn Museum (FKLM) or Museum Pass Holders


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

With a different theme each month, come along for a chance to learn more about the museum collection, try your hand at a new craft and enjoy coffee and cake.

Thursday 28 November 2019
The Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell
Date:
Thursday 28 November 2019
Times: None - None   10.30am - 12pm
Price:   Free, but please call us to book.


01603 493625
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Dementia Friendly Coffee Morning

Join our specially trained staff for a relaxed, friendly get together for people living with memory loss, and their friends and families. We offer a short tour of museum highlights, followed by coffee and a chat, with a chance to handle museum objects.

Thursday 28 November 2019
Ancient House
Date:
Thursday 28 November 2019
Times: 10:30 - 11:30  
Price:   50p per child, accompanying adults free


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
Mini Museum Club - Father Christmas

Come along to our fun-packed sessions for pre-schoolers (though older family and friends are welcome, too!). Let's learn, play and explore the Ancient House together. Join us to make crafts, sing songs, listen to stories and have fun in the museum. This month we will be getting in the festive spirit by making a springy Father Christmas and merry mobile to take home.

Friday 29 November 2019
Ancient House
Date:
Friday 29 November 2019
Times: 17:00 - 20:00  
Price:   FREE.


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
Christmas 1939

Meet costumed characters and find out how the people of Thetford celebrated the first Christmas of the Second World War.

Friday 29 November 2019
Time & Tide
Date:
Friday 29 November 2019
Times: 11:30 - 12:30  
Price:   Booking essential tel: 01493 743930 Museum Pass Holders £2.75, Adult £3.75


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Winter Talk- Garden Suite

A talk by Keith Krykant. Music and broadcast professional Keith Krykant will be showcasing and talking through his original music recording entitled 'Garden Suite' - nine pieces written for solo guitar and unique in that it also features a range of sound effects depicting the complete season in a typical English garden. Come along, relax and listen.

Saturday 30 November 2019
Time & Tide
Date:
Saturday 30 November 2019
Times: 12:00 - 16:00  
Price:   FREE entry with proof of participation in National Lottery draw or Scratchcard. Terms & conditions apply.


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
National Lottery #ThanksToYou Day

Visit the museum and exhibition for free as part of the annual National Lottery #ThanksToYou campaign.

Saturday 30 November 2019
The Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell
Date:
Saturday 30 November 2019
Times: 11:00 - 14:30   11am, 12 noon, 1.30pm and 2.30pm
Price:   Included in admission price: Adult £5.95, Conc. £5.65, Child (4-18) £5, Family (1 adult) £15.70, Family (2 adults) £20.95. Family ticket (1 adult and all children) £15.70.


01603 493625
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Undercroft Tour

Find out what lies beneath the museum in a guided tour of our undercroft - the largest medieval undercroft in the city. The tour lasts around 45 minutes and is free with museum admission. Call us to book. Please note there are steep steps leading down to the undercroft. Booking essential, 01603 629127.

Saturday 30 November 2019
Lynn Museum
Date:
Saturday 30 November 2019
Times: 10:00 - 13:00  
Price:   Admission free. Father Christmas visit £1.50 or free with National Lottery ticket or scratchcard.


01553 775001
lynn.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
A Victorian Christmas

Join us for a Victorian Christmas with handling activities, festive crafts and a visit to Father Christmas! Part of the Heritage Lottery #ThanksToYou campaign. Bring any National Lottery ticket or scratchcard and get your Father Christmas visit for free.

Saturday 30 November 2019
Strangers' Hall
Date:
Saturday 30 November 2019
Times: None - None  
Price:   Father Christmas visit £10 per child (includes gift and admission).


01603 667229
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
A Visit from St Nicholas - 'Twas the night before Christmas...

Meet Father Christmas, then follow the trail of verses from Clement Clarke Moore's famous poem as you explore the beautifully decorated museum - with stories, crafts, costumed characters and our Chris Mouse trail to entertain you on the way. Booking advised: Norfolk-museums.arttickets.org.uk

Tuesday 03 December 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 03 December 2019
Times: 14:30 - 16:00  
Price:   Talk included with museum admission: Adults £9.90, Children £8.50, Concessions £9.40, Family (1 adult) £26.10, Family (2 adults) £34.85


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Exhibition Talk: The Silk Moth and its Undoing

Join us for our Exhibition Talks which run alongside our exciting exhibition, ‘Lines of Sight: W G Sebald's East Anglia’. This week we are delighted to welcome Tony Irwin of Norfolk Museums Service with 'The Silk Moth and its Undoing'. Talks are included with museum admission and booking is not required.

Friday 06 December 2019
Time & Tide
Date:
Friday 06 December 2019
Times: 11:30 - 12:30  
Price:   Booking essential, tel: 01493 743930 Museum Pass Holders £2.75, Adult £3.75


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Winter Talk- Winter Festivals through History and the World

A talk by Emma Greenard (Events Coordinator) Find out about the Christmas and winter traditions through the ages. From the ancient festivals of the Romans to the Victorian traditions that evolved into the Christmas we know today. Along the way you shall find out about other winter festivals from around the world.

Saturday 07 December 2019
Strangers' Hall
Date:
Saturday 07 December 2019
Times: None - None  
Price:   Father Christmas visit £10 per child (includes gift and admission).


01603 667229
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
A Visit from St Nicholas - 'Twas the night before Christmas...

Meet Father Christmas, then follow the trail of verses from Clement Clarke Moore's famous poem as you explore the beautifully decorated museum - with stories, crafts, costumed characters and our Chris Mouse trail to entertain you on the way. Booking advised: Norfolk-museums.arttickets.org.uk

Saturday 07 December 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 07 December 2019
Times: 13:30 - 16:00  
Price:   Adult £8, Concession £7.50, Museums Pass £7.


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Castle Writers - Workshop for Adults

Enjoy friendly and informal support with your creative prose and be inspired by the museum's collections in this monthly class with author Amanda Addison. Booking essential on 01603 495897 / 493625.

Saturday 07 December 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 07 December 2019
Times: 13:00 - 13:30  
Price:   Tour include with admission: Adults £9.90, Children £8.50, Concessions £9.40, Family (1 adult) £26.10, Family (2 adults) £34.85


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Female Voices Tour

Discover the incredible women across our collections. Because women in history shouldn’t be a mystery.

Saturday 07 December 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 07 December 2019
Times: 14:00 - 14:30  
Price:   Tour included with museum admission: Adults £9.90, Children £8.50, Concessions £9.40, Family (1 adult) £26.10, Family (2 adults) £34.85


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Time and Place: LGBT+ Identities in the Castle Collections

From penguins to the ancient god Pan, we turn a queer eye on our collections and explore non-normative gender and sexuality across time and place in this brand new tour, putting LGBT+ stories at the heart of the museum.

Tuesday 10 December 2019
Lynn Museum
Date:
Tuesday 10 December 2019
Times: 10:30 - 11:30  
Price:   50p per child, accompanying adults free


01553 775001
lynn.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Mini Museum Club

Join us for monthly sessions aimed at children aged 4 and under – an hour of singing, exploring, stories, communication and play, with a different theme each time.

Wednesday 11 December 2019
Strangers' Hall
Date:
Wednesday 11 December 2019
Times: 14:00 - 15:30  
Price:   Adult £8.50, Conc. £7.95, Museums Pass £6.50 (includes admission and refreshments).


01603 667229
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Deck the Halls - Tour

Discover the origins of Christmas traditions and see the hall bedecked with seasonal greenery, then enjoy festive refreshments in the Great Hall. Booking essential, 01603 495897 / 493625.

Thursday 12 December 2019
Time & Tide
Date:
Thursday 12 December 2019
Times: 10:00 - 11:30  
Price:   FREE - advance booking essential To reserve your place call Polly on (01493) 743944 or email polly.ward@norfolk.gov.uk


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Little Kippers!

Enjoy some special time with your pre-school child exploring the museum and chatting about the things you see. Have fun learning together and listening to stories about the sea.

Friday 13 December 2019
Time & Tide
Date:
Friday 13 December 2019
Times: 17:00 - 20:00  
Price:   FREE. £5 CHARGE to meet Father Christmas (includes a gift).


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Christmas Time and Tidings

An evening of festive songs, crafts and Christmas characters to welcome in the season. Meet our VIP guest from the North Pole, Father Christmas in our magically merry Rows!

Friday 13 December 2019
Time & Tide
Date:
Friday 13 December 2019
Times: 11:30 - 12:30  
Price:   Booking essential, tel: 01493 743930 Museum Pass Holders £2.75, Adult £3.75


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Winter Talk- Axolotls: Water Monsters of Mexico

A talk by Wednesday Batchelor (Teaching Museums Trainee: Collections Management) Come face to face with these fascinating creatures and learn about their roles in history, their scientific value and the threats they currently face in the wild.