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Sunday 02 November 2014
Norwich Castle
Date:
Sunday 02 November 2014
Times: None - None  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £7.95, Conc. £6.50, Child £5.20


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
John Joseph Cotman: An Eye for Colour

A celebration of the bicentenary of the birth of one of John Sell Cotman's talented sons. With a daring eye for colour, John Joseph Cotman (1814-1878) followed in his father's footsteps as a landscape artist and teacher. Colman Project Space and Colman Watercolour Gallery.

Sunday 02 November 2014
Time & Tide
Date:
Sunday 02 November 2014
Times: 10:00 - 16:00  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £4.95, Conc. £3.95, Child £3.50. Family tickets available.


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Big Draw.... Little Draw

Sketch your own portrait on a postcard to help us create a picture book of Who’s Who in Gt. Yarmouth! Drop in activity available daily from 1 October to 3 November.

Sunday 02 November 2014
Time & Tide
Date:
Sunday 02 November 2014
Times: None - None  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £4.95, Conc. £3.95, Child £3.50


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Super Models: Some Assembly Required

From architectural models to ships models, via the model village and meccano, Super Models: Some Assembly Required exhibition explores the business and pleasure of models and model-making.

Sunday 02 November 2014
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Sunday 02 November 2014
Times: 10:00 - 16:00   The museum is open 10am to 5pm until Saturday 25 October and 10am to 4pm from Sunday 26 October to Sunday 2 November. Some timed activities.
Price:   Standard Museum admission prices apply: Adults £9.90, Concessions £8.60, Young Person (4-18) £6.50, Family Ticket (2 adults) £29.00, Family Ticket (1 adult) £20. Free admission for Museums Pass holders, Friends of Gressenhall, and under 4s.


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
School's Out! Hit the Road!

Put your best foot forward and find out about travel and transport at Gressenhall this half term. Make your own moving model in Art Attack! and find out how we used to get around. Explore a wide range of shoes from the museum collections – from fancy footwear for fine ladies, to a sheep’s welly boot!

Monday 03 November 2014
Norwich Castle Study Centre
Date:
Monday 03 November 2014
Times: 10:00 - 13:00  
Price:   Adult £15, Conc £13.50, Museum Pass £12


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Know Your Norfolk - The Archaeology Collection

Join Dr Natasha Hutcheson in this small and informal workshop to discover how Archaeological collections are acquired, stored and maintained. Refreshments included.

Monday 03 November 2014
Norwich Castle
Date:
Monday 03 November 2014
Times: None - None  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £7.95, Conc. £6.50, Child £5.20


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
John Joseph Cotman: An Eye for Colour

A celebration of the bicentenary of the birth of one of John Sell Cotman's talented sons. With a daring eye for colour, John Joseph Cotman (1814-1878) followed in his father's footsteps as a landscape artist and teacher. Colman Project Space and Colman Watercolour Gallery.

Tuesday 04 November 2014
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 04 November 2014
Times: None - None  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £7.95, Conc. £6.50, Child £5.20


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
John Joseph Cotman: An Eye for Colour

A celebration of the bicentenary of the birth of one of John Sell Cotman's talented sons. With a daring eye for colour, John Joseph Cotman (1814-1878) followed in his father's footsteps as a landscape artist and teacher. Colman Project Space and Colman Watercolour Gallery.

Tuesday 04 November 2014
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 04 November 2014
Times: 11:00 - 13:00  
Price:   Free entry to Norwich Castle Cafe


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
WWI Drop-In Session

Come along and chat to staff from the Royal Norfolk Regimental Museum about your First World War family history enquiries. From 11am - 1pm in Norwich Castle Cafe.

Tuesday 04 November 2014
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 04 November 2014
Times: 12:30 - 13:00  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £7.95, Conc. £6.50, Child £5.20.


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Tuesday Lunchtime Talks: Why Painting?

Experts from Norfolk Museums Service and partners explore the exhibition. With Chris Stevens, artist and curator of REALITY at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts.

Wednesday 05 November 2014
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 05 November 2014
Times: 11:30 - 14:30   Tours at 11:30am and 1:30pm
Price:   Adult £2.60, Child £1.90, Concession £2.30, Museum Pass Adult £2.10, Museum Pass Child £1.80, Family tickets: 1 Adult + all children £5.10 2 Adults + all children £7.20


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Shirehall Courtroom tour

Norwich Castle Shirehall Courtroom Guided Tours Let us take you on a trip down the spooky spiral staircase and underground tunnel to the Shirehall Courtroom. Walk in the footsteps of the prisoners from Norwich Castle's prison era. Hear all about the prisoners' trials and tribulations as they went to be tried in court as we divulge fascinating facts and scary stories too! Ages 10+ 45 minutes 11.30am and 1.30pm Also available; Friday 22nd August, Wednesdays 17th September, 1st October. Booking advised : 01603 495897 /49362

Wednesday 05 November 2014
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 05 November 2014
Times: None - None  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £7.95, Conc. £6.50, Child £5.20


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
John Joseph Cotman: An Eye for Colour

A celebration of the bicentenary of the birth of one of John Sell Cotman's talented sons. With a daring eye for colour, John Joseph Cotman (1814-1878) followed in his father's footsteps as a landscape artist and teacher. Colman Project Space and Colman Watercolour Gallery.

Thursday 06 November 2014
Norwich Castle
Date:
Thursday 06 November 2014
Times: None - None  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £7.95, Conc. £6.50, Child £5.20


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
John Joseph Cotman: An Eye for Colour

A celebration of the bicentenary of the birth of one of John Sell Cotman's talented sons. With a daring eye for colour, John Joseph Cotman (1814-1878) followed in his father's footsteps as a landscape artist and teacher. Colman Project Space and Colman Watercolour Gallery.

Friday 07 November 2014
Norwich Castle
Date:
Friday 07 November 2014
Times: None - None  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £7.95, Conc. £6.50, Child £5.20


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
John Joseph Cotman: An Eye for Colour

A celebration of the bicentenary of the birth of one of John Sell Cotman's talented sons. With a daring eye for colour, John Joseph Cotman (1814-1878) followed in his father's footsteps as a landscape artist and teacher. Colman Project Space and Colman Watercolour Gallery.

Friday 07 November 2014
Cromer Museum
Date:
Friday 07 November 2014
Times: 11:00 - 13:00  
Price:   £5.00. Museums Pass £4.00


01263 513543
cromer.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Olive Edis – Britain’s first female war photographer

Join our curator Alistair Murphy for an illustrated talk and handling session about Britain’s first female war photographer, Olive Edis. Please pay when booking, either in person or by post (cheques payable to Norfolk County Council).

Friday 07 November 2014
Time & Tide
Date:
Friday 07 November 2014
Times: 11:30 - 12:30  
Price:   Included in museum admission price or £2.60 for talk only. (Norfolk Museums Pass holders - £1.60 with membership card) Advance booking essential - tel (01493) 743930 - option 2 or e-mail yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
'Old Bill and the Better 'Ole!'

A talk by Nigel Amies. WW1 veteran Bill Busby presents his, and Lt Bruce Bairnsfather's, experience of the Western Front via the use of songs, cartoons, photographs and plum and apple jam! Part of the 2014-15 Autumn/Winter Friday talks programme. Bookings for talks can be made up to one month in advance.

Saturday 08 November 2014
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 08 November 2014
Times: None - None  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £7.95, Conc. £6.50, Child £5.20


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
John Joseph Cotman: An Eye for Colour

A celebration of the bicentenary of the birth of one of John Sell Cotman's talented sons. With a daring eye for colour, John Joseph Cotman (1814-1878) followed in his father's footsteps as a landscape artist and teacher. Colman Project Space and Colman Watercolour Gallery.

Sunday 09 November 2014
Norwich Castle
Date:
Sunday 09 November 2014
Times: None - None  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £7.95, Conc. £6.50, Child £5.20


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
John Joseph Cotman: An Eye for Colour

A celebration of the bicentenary of the birth of one of John Sell Cotman's talented sons. With a daring eye for colour, John Joseph Cotman (1814-1878) followed in his father's footsteps as a landscape artist and teacher. Colman Project Space and Colman Watercolour Gallery.

Sunday 09 November 2014
Norwich Castle
Date:
Sunday 09 November 2014
Times: 11:30 - 18:00  
Price:   Adult £25, Conc £22.50, Museums Pass £20 & NUA student £15, includes lunch and refreshments. Booking essential: 01603 493625 or at www.nua.ac.uk


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
A Return to the Norwich Life Room: Exhibition Conference

Join the artists and a panel of expert speakers to assess the impact of Wannacott and Lessore's work and the role Norwich played in the development of British figurative painting in the 1980s. Plus a reception and private view of the John Wonnacott and John Lessore About Life at NUA gallery.

Monday 10 November 2014
Norwich Castle
Date:
Monday 10 November 2014
Times: None - None  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £7.95, Conc. £6.50, Child £5.20


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
John Joseph Cotman: An Eye for Colour

A celebration of the bicentenary of the birth of one of John Sell Cotman's talented sons. With a daring eye for colour, John Joseph Cotman (1814-1878) followed in his father's footsteps as a landscape artist and teacher. Colman Project Space and Colman Watercolour Gallery.

Tuesday 11 November 2014
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 11 November 2014
Times: None - None  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £7.95, Conc. £6.50, Child £5.20


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
John Joseph Cotman: An Eye for Colour

A celebration of the bicentenary of the birth of one of John Sell Cotman's talented sons. With a daring eye for colour, John Joseph Cotman (1814-1878) followed in his father's footsteps as a landscape artist and teacher. Colman Project Space and Colman Watercolour Gallery.

Tuesday 11 November 2014
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 11 November 2014
Times: 11:00 - 13:00  
Price:  


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
WWI Drop-In Session

Come along and chat to staff from the Royal Norfolk Regimental Museum about your First World War family history enquiries. From 11am - 1pm in Norwich Castle Cafe.

Wednesday 12 November 2014
Norwich Castle Study Centre
Date:
Wednesday 12 November 2014
Times: 13:30 - 16:00  
Price:   Adult £15, Conc. £13.50, Museums Pass £12.


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
First World War Family History Workshops

Family history researchers can find out more about their ancestors in the Norfolk Regiment, using war diaries, letters and personal accounts. Includes refreshments and a researcher guide pack. Booking essential, call: 01603 493640

Wednesday 12 November 2014
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 12 November 2014
Times: None - None  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £7.95, Conc. £6.50, Child £5.20


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
John Joseph Cotman: An Eye for Colour

A celebration of the bicentenary of the birth of one of John Sell Cotman's talented sons. With a daring eye for colour, John Joseph Cotman (1814-1878) followed in his father's footsteps as a landscape artist and teacher. Colman Project Space and Colman Watercolour Gallery.

Wednesday 12 November 2014
Lynn Museum
Date:
Wednesday 12 November 2014
Times: 14:30 - 15:30  
Price:   £2.00 includes museum admission. Friends of Lynn Museum and Museum Passholders Free


01553 775001
lynn.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Talk

Stephen Pope on the History of Aviation in Norfolk

Thursday 13 November 2014
Norwich Castle
Date:
Thursday 13 November 2014
Times: None - None  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £7.95, Conc. £6.50, Child £5.20


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
John Joseph Cotman: An Eye for Colour

A celebration of the bicentenary of the birth of one of John Sell Cotman's talented sons. With a daring eye for colour, John Joseph Cotman (1814-1878) followed in his father's footsteps as a landscape artist and teacher. Colman Project Space and Colman Watercolour Gallery.

Thursday 13 November 2014
Time & Tide
Date:
Thursday 13 November 2014
Times: 10:00 - 11:30  
Price:   FREE - advance booking is essential. To reserve your place call Polly on (01493) 743930 or e-mail polly.ward@norfolk.gov.uk Admission is free for acconpanying adults and babies.


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

Enjoy some special time with your pre-school child exploring the museum and chatting about the things you see. Have fun learning together, listening to stories and making exciting things to take home! Session will be held monthly and each time we'll be exploring a different theme!

Thursday 13 November 2014
Bridewell Museum
Date:
Thursday 13 November 2014
Times: 13:30 - 15:30  
Price:   £2 plus museum admission


01603 629127
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Gone but not forgotten

Norvic, Rowntree Mackintosh, Boulton & Paul, Argyle Street, the Anti Nazi League...were you there? Join us for memories of 70s and 80s Norwich, as we dig out our favourite photographs and forgotten objects from that era. Remembering Working, Learning and Living

Friday 14 November 2014
Norwich Castle
Date:
Friday 14 November 2014
Times: 10:15 - 13:00   10:15-11:15am and 12 noon to 1pm.
Price:   £3 per child, accompanying adult free.


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Toddlers special: Snapdragons

Fun activity sessions for 2-4 year olds with an adult; inspiring imagination and conversation through stories, trails, museum objects and hands-on crafts. Monthly every second Friday during term time.

Friday 14 November 2014
Time & Tide
Date:
Friday 14 November 2014
Times: 11:30 - 12:30  
Price:   Included in museum admission price or £2.60 for talk only. (Norfolk Museums Pass holders - £1.60 with membership card) Advance booking essential - tel (01493) 743930 - option 2 or e-mail yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
WWI in Picture Postcards

A talk by Dr Paul Davies, Chairman of Great Yarmouth Local History & Archaeological Society. WWI told through postcard images and the words of their senders. Part of the 2014-15 Autumn/Winter Friday talks programme. Bookings for talks can be made up to one month in advance.

Friday 14 November 2014
Norwich Castle
Date:
Friday 14 November 2014
Times: None - None  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £7.95, Conc. £6.50, Child £5.20


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
John Joseph Cotman: An Eye for Colour

A celebration of the bicentenary of the birth of one of John Sell Cotman's talented sons. With a daring eye for colour, John Joseph Cotman (1814-1878) followed in his father's footsteps as a landscape artist and teacher. Colman Project Space and Colman Watercolour Gallery.