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Thursday 28 May 2020
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Thursday 28 May 2020
Times: 10:00 - 11:00  
Price:   Ticket £30, Museums Pass £20. One accompanying adult free. Pre booking essential.


01362 869251
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Terrarium Workshop - For the Kids

Learn about the fascinating botanical world by getting hands on and creating your own mini terrarium to take home. Enjoy with complimentary juice and biscuits. Hosted by florist Romeo and Succulent, all tools and materials provided. Please note, this ticket includes complimentary access for the participating child and accompanying adult to Gressenhall Farm and museum on the day of the workshop.

Friday 29 May 2020
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Friday 29 May 2020
Times: 19:30 - 22:00  
Price:   Suitable for 13+. Pre-booked ticket £14, Museums Pass £12. Pre booking essential.


01362 869251
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Amongst the Black Hearts: a riotous murder

Friday 29 May & Saturday 30 May It’s 1830 and Norfolk is ripe for revolution. The poor plot riot and revenge as they starve in their cottages. All seems quiet in the workhouse until a mysterious stranger appears, death stalks the shadows! Can you help to solve our engaging whodunnit? Café open for refreshments at 6.30pm and during the interval. Doors open 7pm.

Saturday 30 May 2020
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Saturday 30 May 2020
Times: 19:30 - 22:00  
Price:   Suitable for 13+. Pre-booked ticket £14, Museums Pass £12. Pre booking essential.


01362 869251
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Amongst the Black Hearts: a riotous murder

Friday 29 May & Saturday 30 May It’s 1830 and Norfolk is ripe for revolution. The poor plot riot and revenge as they starve in their cottages. All seems quiet in the workhouse until a mysterious stranger appears, death stalks the shadows! Can you help to solve our engaging whodunnit? Café open for refreshments at 6.30pm and during the interval. Doors open 7pm.

Monday 01 June 2020
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Monday 01 June 2020
Times: 10:00 - 16:00  
Price:   Included in standard admission.


01362 869251
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Discover your Family History

Receive assisted access to our onsite records and discover your family and local workhouse history. Our knowledgeable team will also be able to assist you with researching your own ancestral past. Complimentary drop in session, up to thirty minutes assistance. During busy periods, assistance time may be limited. No booking necessary.

Tuesday 02 June 2020
Ancient House
Date:
Tuesday 02 June 2020
Times: 13:30 - 15:30  
Price:   £1.00 including admission


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
Mardle and Make

Bring your latest craft project to work on in the company of fellow crafters over a cup of tea or coffee.

Tuesday 02 June 2020
Ancient House
Date:
Tuesday 02 June 2020
Times: 10:30 - 12:00  
Price:   £1.00 including admission


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
Knit and Knatter

Knit, crochet and chat over a cup of tea or coffee.

Thursday 04 June 2020
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Thursday 04 June 2020
Times: 14:30 - 15:30  
Price:   Ticket £9, Museums Pass £8.10.


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Stories of the Workhouse

Join a walking talk and hear the true stories of both tragedy and hope of inmates who once lived here. Each date will focus on the extraordinary lives of individuals in the workhouse. Complimentary access to site from 12 noon on the day of the tour. Please note, this is a walking tour around the museum and may go over gravelled pathways and uneven ground. Please call us on 01362 869 251 to discuss accessibility.

Friday 05 June 2020
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Friday 05 June 2020
Times: 14:30 - 15:30  
Price:   Ticket £9, Museums Pass £8.10.


01362 869251
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Inside Gressenhalls' Collections

Go behind the scenes to discover what fascinating objects lie behind the doors of Gressenhall's stored collection. In this rare opportunity, see items from the workhouse and those of Norfolk life which are not on public display. Go behind the scenes to discover what fascinating objects lie behind the doors of Gressenhalls stored collection. In this rare opportunity, see items from the workhouse and those of Norfolk life which are not on public display. Complimentary access to site from 12 noon on the day of the tour. This tour includes the use of stairs and narrow corridors, please call us on 01362 869 251 to discuss accessibility.

Saturday 06 June 2020
The Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell
Date:
Saturday 06 June 2020
Times: 10:30 - 12:30  
Price:   Free


01603 493625
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Museum Club

Museum Club is a free Saturday morning club for young people aged 11 – 15 which has been running at Norwich Castle since 1925! Have a go at history and museum related activities, handle ancient artefacts, create an exhibition, design a historical escape room and explore behind the scenes at the Museum. Museum club is held on the first Saturday of every month beginning at Norwich Castle and then onto the Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell from May. To book a free place contact: rachel.daniel@norfolk.gov.uk Upcoming Dates 2 May, 6 June, 4 July

Sunday 07 June 2020
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Sunday 07 June 2020
Times: 10:00 - 17:00  
Price:   Free admission.


01362 869 251
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Open Farm Sunday

Connect with farming with this national celebration! Speak to farmers and learn about where your food comes from, view farming machinery and meet a variety of farm animals.

Tuesday 09 June 2020
Ancient House
Date:
Tuesday 09 June 2020
Times: 14:30 - 15:30  
Price:   £5.00 or free for Members


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
The Juvenile Drama - The Story of the Victorian Toy Theatre Talk

Heroes, villains, romance and convoluted melodramatic plots, what more could you want from the Mid Victorian toy entertainment, which is 'The Juvenile Drama'? Dan Morgan, Secretary of the Friends, will trace its development from the theatres of Regency London to the homes of countless children. Advanced booking essential, please call 01842 752599 or via Art Tickets.

Thursday 11 June 2020
Time & Tide
Date:
Thursday 11 June 2020
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.

Thursday 18 June 2020
Ancient House
Date:
Thursday 18 June 2020
Times: 10:30 - 12:00  
Price:   £1.00 including admission


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
Knit and Knatter

Knit, crochet and chat over a cup of tea or coffee.

Thursday 18 June 2020
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Thursday 18 June 2020
Times: 14:30 - 15:30  
Price:   Ticket £9, Museums Pass £8.10.


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Stories of the Workhouse

Join a walking talk and hear the true stories of both tragedy and hope of inmates who once lived here. Each date will focus on the extraordinary lives of individuals in the workhouse. Complimentary access to site from 12 noon on the day of the tour. Please note, this is a walking tour around the museum and may go over gravelled pathways and uneven ground. Please call us on 01362 869 251 to discuss accessibility.