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Monday 15 February 2016
Ancient House
Date:
Monday 15 February 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.

Monday 15 February 2016
Time & Tide
Date:
Monday 15 February 2016
Times: 11:00 - 15:30  
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
The Art of Storytelling

Learn about the long tradition of storytelling, discover how to create your own characters and stories through illustration, animation and writing. Costumes are of course optional!

Monday 15 February 2016
Ancient House
Date:
Monday 15 February 2016
Times: 10:00 - 16:00   10am to 4pm
Price:   50p plus museum admission


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
It's a Mammoth Task! Tail

Can you spot the mammoths hidden around the museum to create a Stone Age scene? Find them all and win a small prize.

Monday 15 February 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Monday 15 February 2016
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.

Monday 15 February 2016
Time & Tide
Date:
Monday 15 February 2016
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
Beastly Machines

An exhibition of humorous and interactive kinetic sculptures by Johnny White. Influenced by current affairs, media stories and plays on words, his sculptures portray a host of animals and mythical creatures. A touring exhibition from Visual Arts 20-21

Monday 15 February 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Monday 15 February 2016
Times: 10:00 - 16:00  
Price:   Activities free with museum admission.


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Dragons Den! Flying dragons with the RSPB

Get flighty with the RSPB as we explore the dragonfly family. Plus try the 'Fabulous Beasts' trail, see if you can speak Dragonese, make your own Viking helmet to take home and other activities going on throughout the week!

Tuesday 16 February 2016
Time & Tide
Date:
Tuesday 16 February 2016
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
Beastly Machines

An exhibition of humorous and interactive kinetic sculptures by Johnny White. Influenced by current affairs, media stories and plays on words, his sculptures portray a host of animals and mythical creatures. A touring exhibition from Visual Arts 20-21

Tuesday 16 February 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 16 February 2016
Times: 10:00 - 16:00  
Price:   Free with museum admission.


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Dragons Den! Glitter dragon tattoos

Choose your twinkling tattoo from designs including Chinese dragons, baby dragons and dragonflies. Plus try the 'Fabulous Beasts' trail, see if you can speak Dragonese, make your own Viking helmet to take home and other activities going on throughout the week!

Tuesday 16 February 2016
Lynn Museum
Date:
Tuesday 16 February 2016
Times: 10:30 - 13:00   10.30am to 1pm
Price:   Free with museum admission


01553 775001
lynn.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Pirates! Family Event

Shiver your timbers and set sail for Lynn Museum for our pirate activity day. Hear some piratical stories and make some pirate crafts to take home. No need to book, just drop in.

Tuesday 16 February 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 16 February 2016
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 16 February 2016
The Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell
Date:
Tuesday 16 February 2016
Times: 10:00 - 16:30   10am - 4.30pm
Price:   Adult £5.20, Conc £4.70, Child (4-18) £3.90, Family (1 adult + all children) £10.90, Family (2 adults + all children) £14.50.


01603 493625
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Norwich in the First World War

This half term, find out more about the First World War, and the soldiers who served. Meet Cecil Upcher, who’ll be reflecting on his time serving with the Royal Norfolks, before he returned home to the city. Have a go at making your own medal to take home. Also, we’ll have objects from the time for you to handle.

Tuesday 16 February 2016
Ancient House
Date:
Tuesday 16 February 2016
Times: 10:00 - 16:00   10am to 4pm
Price:   50p plus museum admission


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
It's a Mammoth Task! Tail

Can you spot the mammoths hidden around the museum to create a Stone Age scene? Find them all and win a small prize.

Tuesday 16 February 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 16 February 2016
Times: None - None   Performances at 13.00, 14.00 and 15.00. 20 minute duration.
Price:   Activities free with museum admission.


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Dragons Den! Hiccup the Viking

Watch the drama unfurl as actor Neil Paris brings Hiccup Horrendous Haddock to life in a fun performance based on Cressida Cowell's 'How To Train Your Dragon' story. Plus try the 'Fabulous Beasts' trail, see if you can speak Dragonese, make your own Viking helmet to take home and other activities going on throughout the week!

Tuesday 16 February 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 16 February 2016
Times: 10:30 - 12:30   1.30 to 3.30pm
Price:   Activities free with museum admission.


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Dragon's Den! The natural history of dragons

Join David Waterhouse, Curator for Natural History and hear about the real 'dragons' which the mythical creatures were based on. Plus try the 'Fabulous Beasts' trail, see if you can speak Dragonese, make your own Viking helmet to take home and other activities going on throughout the week!

Tuesday 16 February 2016
Lynn Museum
Date:
Tuesday 16 February 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.

Tuesday 16 February 2016
Lynn Museum
Date:
Tuesday 16 February 2016
Times: 10:00 - 17:00   10am to 5pm
Price:   Free


01553 775001
lynn.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Lost Cats Museum Trail

Can you find the lost cats in the museum? Find them all and win a small prize! No need to book, just drop in.

Tuesday 16 February 2016
Ancient House
Date:
Tuesday 16 February 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 17 February 2016
Ancient House
Date:
Wednesday 17 February 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 17 February 2016
Lynn Museum
Date:
Wednesday 17 February 2016
Times: 10:00 - 17:00   10am to 5pm
Price:   Free


01553 775001
lynn.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Lost Cats Museum Trail

Can you find the lost cats in the museum? Find them all and win a small prize! No need to book, just drop in.

Wednesday 17 February 2016
Lynn Museum
Date:
Wednesday 17 February 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 17 February 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 17 February 2016
Times: None - None   Performances at 13.00, 14.00 and 15.00. 20 minute duration.
Price:   Activities free with museum admission.


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Dragons Den! Hiccup the Viking

Watch the drama unfurl as actor Neil Paris brings Hiccup Horrendous Haddock to life in a fun performance based on Cressida Cowell's 'How To Train Your Dragon' story. Plus try the 'Fabulous Beasts' trail, see if you can speak Dragonese, make your own Viking helmet to take home and other activities going on throughout the week!

Wednesday 17 February 2016
Ancient House
Date:
Wednesday 17 February 2016
Times: 10:00 - 16:00   10am to 4pm
Price:   50p plus museum admission


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
It's a Mammoth Task! Tail

Can you spot the mammoths hidden around the museum to create a Stone Age scene? Find them all and win a small prize.

Wednesday 17 February 2016
The Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell
Date:
Wednesday 17 February 2016
Times: 10:00 - 16:30   10am - 4.30pm
Price:   Adult £5.20, Conc £4.70, Child (4-18) £3.90, Family (1 adult + all children) £10.90, Family (2 adults + all children) £14.50.


01603 493625
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Norwich in the First World War

This half term, find out more about the First World War, and the soldiers who served. Join our colleagues from Family Learning for family friendly crafts and activities.

Wednesday 17 February 2016
Ancient House
Date:
Wednesday 17 February 2016
Times: 10:30 - 13:00   10.30am to 1pm
Price:   £2 or £1 for Museums Pass Holders and Friends including museum admission


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
Discovery Day: Fantastic Flint

Discover the fantastic history of flint. Handle real flint fossils, arrow heads, axes and gunflints. Find out about flints Japanese cousin, Obsidian too!

Wednesday 17 February 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 17 February 2016
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 17 February 2016
Time & Tide
Date:
Wednesday 17 February 2016
Times: 11:00 - 16:00  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £5.20, Conc. £4.70, Young person (4-18) £3.90. Family tickets are available.


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Pirates, Pistols & Gold Doubloons!

Join us on a jolly adventure into the world of pirates and learn the skills you'll need to survive a life at sea!

Wednesday 17 February 2016
Time & Tide
Date:
Wednesday 17 February 2016
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
Beastly Machines

An exhibition of humorous and interactive kinetic sculptures by Johnny White. Influenced by current affairs, media stories and plays on words, his sculptures portray a host of animals and mythical creatures. A touring exhibition from Visual Arts 20-21

Wednesday 17 February 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 17 February 2016
Times: 11:00 - 12:30  
Price:   Adult £6.50, Concession £6.00, Museums Pass £5.50. Booking recommended, ring 01603 495897 or 493625.


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Castle Art Club

Taking inspiration from the Castle's stunning collections, these monthly art classes inspire beginner and improving artists to explore drawing and painting techniques in a small, friendly group.

Wednesday 17 February 2016
Strangers' Hall
Date:
Wednesday 17 February 2016
Times: 10:00 - 15:30  
Price:   free with usual museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Marvellous Models -Train Times

Join Norwich Model Railway Club as they demonstrate and display their fascinating railways layouts. The Charleston ‘N’ gauge track is set in a village and boasts market stalls, high level platform and even it's own 'brownfield' industrial site! There will also be a multi-gauge test track and one of Grandad's Trains specials; a vintage Bassett Lowke stock pulled by a 1921 locomotive. Another unusual layout runs from a clock-face and there will be a more modern track with 1950's engines, including a fully scenic Thomas the Tank. In addition, Norfolk Adult Education Family Learning Team will be joining us to help you make your own model to take home and a Toy Room trail around the museum will help you rediscover forgotten toys and games that

Thursday 18 February 2016
Norwich Castle Study Centre
Date:
Thursday 18 February 2016
Times: 11:00 - 12:30  
Price:   Adults £8.00, Conc £7.50 Museum Pass/CTA £7.00


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Talking Textiles - Getting Attached

To celebrate Valentine’s Day we will be presenting a history of clothing closures, from brooches through buttons all the way up to the zip and Velcro. This will also be a chance to view the newly repacked button collection, a project carried out by local members of the Decorative and Fine Arts Society.