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Monday 25 July 2016
Time & Tide
Date:
Monday 25 July 2016
Times: 10:00 - 16:30  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £5.50, Conc. £5.20, Young Person £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
The Beatles to Bowie Tracks Trail!

Explore the sights and sounds of the rock'n'roll era of the fifties and sixties with this interactive trail!

Monday 25 July 2016
Time & Tide
Date:
Monday 25 July 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.

Monday 25 July 2016
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Monday 25 July 2016
Times: 10:00 - 17:00  
Price:   Standard admission price.


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
I’m in the Workhouse – get me out of here!

Explore the new workhouse displays and discover what life was like for the inmates with activities for all the family.

Monday 25 July 2016
Cromer Museum
Date:
Monday 25 July 2016
Times: None - None  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £4.00, Concession £3.80, Young person (4-18) £3.20, Family ticket (1 adult + children) £10.20, (2 adults + children) £13.60


01263 513543
cromer.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
A Mammoth Discovery! (Museum trail)

Delve into the life of the West Runton mammoth, its discovery and excavation.

Monday 25 July 2016
Elizabethan House
Date:
Monday 25 July 2016
Times: 11:00 - 16:00  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £4.80, Conc. £4.60, Young person (4-18) £3.90, Family tickets (1 adult + all children) £12.30, (2 adults + all children £16.30), Twilight ticket (1 hour before closing) £1.00


01493 745526
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Vile Victorian Bake Off!

Discover the ingredients in some vulgar Victorian recipes. Find out what Queen Victoria's favourite luncheon was along with other not so culinary delights of the time....

Monday 25 July 2016
The Tolhouse
Date:
Monday 25 July 2016
Times: 10:00 - 16:00  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £3.70, Conc. £3.50, Young person (4-18) £3.00, Family ticket (1 adult + children) £9.40, (2 adults + children) £12.60, Twilight ticket (1 hour before closing) £1.00


01493 745526
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Samuel Yarham: A Yarmouth Murder

A fascinating display telling the story of murderer Samuel Yarham who was held in the Tolhouse Gaol before being hanged at Norwich Castle on 11 April 1846 for the murder of Harriet Candler. The display is on view 10am-4pm during the opening dates below - 15 & 17 July 21 July - 4 September (closed Saturdays) 8-11 September

Monday 25 July 2016
Ancient House
Date:
Monday 25 July 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.

Tuesday 26 July 2016
Ancient House
Date:
Tuesday 26 July 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.

Tuesday 26 July 2016
Ancient House
Date:
Tuesday 26 July 2016
Times: 10:00 - 17:00   10am to 5pm
Price:   50p plus museum admission


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
Bugs! Museum Trail

Help the museum is overrun with bugs! Find them all and win a small prize

Tuesday 26 July 2016
The Tolhouse
Date:
Tuesday 26 July 2016
Times: 10:00 - 16:00  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £3.70, Conc. £3.50, Young person (4-18) £3.00, Family ticket (1 adult + children) £9.40, (2 adults + children) £12.60, Twilight ticket (1 hour before closing) £1.00


01493 745526
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Samuel Yarham: A Yarmouth Murder

A fascinating display telling the story of murderer Samuel Yarham who was held in the Tolhouse Gaol before being hanged at Norwich Castle on 11 April 1846 for the murder of Harriet Candler. The display is on view 10am-4pm during the opening dates below - 15 & 17 July 21 July - 4 September (closed Saturdays) 8-11 September

Tuesday 26 July 2016
Ancient House
Date:
Tuesday 26 July 2016
Times: 10:30 - 12:00   10.30am to 12 noon
Price:   Free with museum admission (in partnership with Thetford's Great Information Centre)


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
Heritage Tuesdays: Archae-Bin

A chance to get hands on with historic objects at our object handling table. Explore the history that gets thrown away and what rubbish tells us about the past.

Tuesday 26 July 2016
Ancient House
Date:
Tuesday 26 July 2016
Times: 10:30 - 12:00   1030am to 12 noon
Price:   £2 or £1 for Museums Pass Holders and Friends


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
Spinning

Our spinning group is affiliated to Diss Guild of Spinners, Dyers and Weavers. We offer free tuition and the opportunity to hire a Guild wheel before you commit. Teaching places are limited and need to be pre-booked (tel 01842 752599) but experienced spinners are welcome to join at any time.

Tuesday 26 July 2016
Cromer Museum
Date:
Tuesday 26 July 2016
Times: None - None  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £4.00, Concession £3.80, Young person (4-18) £3.20, Family ticket (1 adult + children) £10.20, (2 adults + children) £13.60


01263 513543
cromer.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
A Mammoth Discovery! (Museum trail)

Delve into the life of the West Runton mammoth, its discovery and excavation.

Tuesday 26 July 2016
Lynn Museum
Date:
Tuesday 26 July 2016
Times: 10:00 - 17:00   10am to 5pm (12-4pm on Sundays)
Price:   Free with museum admission.


01553 775001
lynn.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Dinosaurs Family Trail

Take our dinosaur challenge and win a small prize. Complete five trail and get invited to our Trails Stars Party on Saturday 17 September!

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


01603 493625
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Summer Holidays: Chocolate City!

Chocolate City! Find out about chocolate making in Norwich and get up close to some of our collections.

Tuesday 26 July 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 26 July 2016
Times: 12:00 - 15:00  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Shakespeare's soapbox: my kingdom for a horse!

Actor Neil Paris may become hoarse giving you a taste of Shakespeare: celebrating 400 years since the death of the bard.

Tuesday 26 July 2016
Lynn Museum
Date:
Tuesday 26 July 2016
Times: 10:30 - 13:00   10.30am to 1pm
Price:   Free with museum admission


01553 775001
lynn.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Brilliant Bronze Age Family Event (Part of the Festival of British Archaeology)

Discover the secrets of Seahenge and create your own Bronze Age cord to take home. No need to book. Just drop in!

Tuesday 26 July 2016
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Tuesday 26 July 2016
Times: 10:00 - 17:00  
Price:   Standard admission price.


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
I’m in the Workhouse – get me out of here!

Explore the new workhouse displays and discover what life was like for the inmates with activities for all the family.

Tuesday 26 July 2016
Time & Tide
Date:
Tuesday 26 July 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.

Tuesday 26 July 2016
Time & Tide
Date:
Tuesday 26 July 2016
Times: 10:00 - 16:30  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £5.50, Conc. £5.20, Young Person £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
The Beatles to Bowie Tracks Trail!

Explore the sights and sounds of the rock'n'roll era of the fifties and sixties with this interactive trail!

Wednesday 27 July 2016
Time & Tide
Date:
Wednesday 27 July 2016
Times: 10:00 - 16:30  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £5.50, Conc. £5.20, Young Person £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
The Beatles to Bowie Tracks Trail!

Explore the sights and sounds of the rock'n'roll era of the fifties and sixties with this interactive trail!

Wednesday 27 July 2016
Time & Tide
Date:
Wednesday 27 July 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 27 July 2016
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Wednesday 27 July 2016
Times: 10:00 - 17:00  
Price:   Standard admission price.


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
I’m in the Workhouse – get me out of here!

Explore the new workhouse displays and discover what life was like for the inmates with activities for all the family.

Wednesday 27 July 2016
Time & Tide
Date:
Wednesday 27 July 2016
Times: 11:00 - 16:00  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £5.50, Conc. £5.20, Young person (4-18) £4.40, Family tickets (1 adult + all children) £14.00, (2 adults + all children)£18.70, Twilight ticket (1 hour before closing) £2.00


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Seaside Family Fun Day!

Oooooh I do like to be beside the seaside! Come and enjoy a classic seaside fun day. Watch a traditional Punch & Judy show, have your face painted and create souvenirs of your day. Great fun for all the family!

Wednesday 27 July 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 27 July 2016
Times: 11:00 - 15:00  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
The imagination Museum

In this latest dance theatre performance from Katie Green, three eccentric tour-guides bring museum objects to life through words and movement. (Created in collaboration with writer Anna Selby and composer Max Perryment.) 11am, 1pm, 3pm Limited places so advance booking advisable: 01603 495897 or go to www.arttickets.org.uk

Wednesday 27 July 2016
Lynn Museum
Date:
Wednesday 27 July 2016
Times: 10:00 - 17:00   10am to 5pm (12-4pm on Sundays)
Price:   Free with museum admission.


01553 775001
lynn.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Dinosaurs Family Trail

Take our dinosaur challenge and win a small prize. Complete five trail and get invited to our Trails Stars Party on Saturday 17 September!

Wednesday 27 July 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 27 July 2016
Times: 12:00 - 13:00  
Price:   Free with museum admission


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

Let our experts take you on a tour of the beautiful and historic Norman Castle Keep.

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


01603 493625
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Summer Holidays: Chocolate City!

Chocolate City! Find out about chocolate making in Norwich and get up close to some of our collections.

Wednesday 27 July 2016
Cromer Museum
Date:
Wednesday 27 July 2016
Times: None - None  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £4.00, Concession £3.80, Young person (4-18) £3.20, Family ticket (1 adult + children) £10.20, (2 adults + children) £13.60


01263 513543
cromer.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
A Mammoth Discovery! (Museum trail)

Delve into the life of the West Runton mammoth, its discovery and excavation.

Wednesday 27 July 2016
Ancient House
Date:
Wednesday 27 July 2016
Times: 13:30 - 16:00   1.30pm to 4pm
Price:   £15 per person including museum admission


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
Sandlines Flint Rocks Creative Writing Workshop

Creative Writing Workshop with Lois and Melinda from Sandlines, featuring the Flint Rocks exhibition. Event in association with Breaking New Ground, a Heritage Lottery Funded Project. More info and to book email sandlines@pobroadband.co.uk