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Tuesday 26 May 2015
Time & Tide
Date:
Tuesday 26 May 2015
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
Anthony Amies: Land and Sea

An exhibition of seascapes and landscapes from the Time and Tide collections by artist Anthony Amies, including work created when he studied at Great Yarmouth Art School in the 1960s.

Tuesday 26 May 2015
Time & Tide
Date:
Tuesday 26 May 2015
Times: 10:00 - 16:30  
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
Great Yarmouth at War

Follow the museum trail to find out more about life in Great Yarmouth during the war years by de-coding the secret messages and discovering wartime objects in the museum collections.

Tuesday 26 May 2015
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Tuesday 26 May 2015
Times: 10:00 - 17:00   Museum open 10.00-17.00. Some timed activities.
Price:   Standard Museum admission prices apply: Adults £10.50, Concessions £9.50, Young Person (4-18) £7.50, Family Ticket (2 adults) £30.00, Family Ticket (1 adult) £22. Free admission for Museums Pass holders, Friends of Gressenhall, and under 4s.


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Schools Out! Create - Art on the Farm

Get creative and see Gressenhall Farm in a whole new way, with a wide range of different arts activities. Be inspired by the landscape and make a picture out of seeds or discover how to paint with the land, using earth and natural materials to create your own masterpiece. Try your hand at drawing on a bumpy tractor ride and see what different textures you can find around the farm.

Tuesday 26 May 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 26 May 2015
Times: 11:00 - 15:30   11am to 12.30pm and 1.30 to 3.30pm
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Why the Long Face?

Come and horse around with us as we take a look at all things equine! Trot around our horsey trail and win yourself a rosette, or help to make a Trojan Horse. Plus horsey talks, riding costumes, real museum objects, fossils and crafts galore. Programme changes daily.

Tuesday 26 May 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 26 May 2015
Times: 10:00 - 16:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission.


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Sawdust and Threads

This exhibition showcases new work by artist Caroline Wright who has been drawing and taking apart de-accessioned museum objects across Norwich Castle, the Polar Museum in Cambridge and UCL Museum & Collections in London.

Tuesday 26 May 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 26 May 2015
Times: 13:30 - 14:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Reading in the Lecture Theatre: A Scandal at Felbrigg with Trevor Heaton

Author and EDP Features Editor Trevor Heaton reads from his fascinating new book about the ‘pretty horse-breaker’ Agnes Willoughby. Plus, see our amazing 19th Century riding habits from our Costume and Textiles collection.

Tuesday 26 May 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 26 May 2015
Times: 10:00 - 16:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission.


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
ARTIST ROOMS: Jeff Koons

Jeff Koons is widely regarded as one of the most pioneering and controversial artists of our time, known for his imaginative use of everyday objects. This landmark exhibiton showcases Koon's remarkable career and includes his breakthrough work with vacuum cleaners and basketballs, as well as his more recent explorations with inflatables cast from aluminium. ARTIST ROOMS: Jeff Koon will be the first time Koon's work has been shown in East Anglia and is the only chance to see Koon's work in the UK in 2015. The exhibition is organised in partnership with Norfolk & Norwich Festival (8-24 May) - a world class festival of music, visual art, theatre, performance, and literature.

Tuesday 26 May 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 26 May 2015
Times: 10:00 - 16:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
'almost too daring for an individual': John Sell Cotman's one-man exhibiton, 1806-7

In the winter of 1806-7, 24 year old John Sell Cotman staged an extensive one-man exhibiton at his house in Norwich. Located in the Colman Project Space, this exhibition re-imagines the show, highlighting the enterprising methods Cotman used to present himself as an ambitious and varied artist.

Tuesday 26 May 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 26 May 2015
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 26 May 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 26 May 2015
Times: 10:00 - 16:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Letters Home - Royal Norfolk Regimental Museum Collections

A display of personal letters and diaries revealing what life was like both for soldiers and their families. Located in the Norwich Castle Rotunda.

Tuesday 26 May 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 26 May 2015
Times: 11:30 - 14:30   11.30am and 2.30pm. 20 minutes
Price:   Adult £2.60, Conc £2.30, Child (5-18) £1.90; 2 adults plus all children £7.20, 1 adult plus all children £5.10. For more information call 01603 495897


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Dungeon Tours

Explore a maze of early medieval cellars deep beneath the Castle and hear extraordinary stories about the prisoners who were kept there. Learn about the history of crime and punishment and see instruments of torture, including a ducking stool, scold's bridle and gibbet iron. Suitable for ages 5+

Tuesday 26 May 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 26 May 2015
Times: 11:00 - 14:00   11am and 2pm. 20 minutes
Price:   Adult £2.60, Conc £2.30, Child (5-18) £1.90; 2 adults plus all children £7.20, 1 adult plus all children £5.10. For more information call 01603 495897


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
The Battlement Experience

Climb the Norman spiral staircase to enjoy breathtaking, panoramic views of Norwich. From here you can see Mousehold Heath - the scene of Kett's 1549 rebellion, the magnificent Norman Cathedral, historic Noriwch buildings and local landmarks. Avaliable most days, weather permitting. Suitable for ages 8+

Tuesday 26 May 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 26 May 2015
Times: 13:00 - 15:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission.


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Natural History Handling Session

Learn all about horses in this session held by our Natural History curator, David Waterhouse. You'll be able to hear about and touch horse taxidermy, skulls and skeletons!

Tuesday 26 May 2015
Lynn Museum
Date:
Tuesday 26 May 2015
Times: 10:00 - 17:00  
Price:   Free with Museum admission


01553 775001
lynn.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Spring family Trail

Spring is in the air but Mr Taylor the Seed merchant has got his orders in a muddle! Match the seeds to his customers and win a prize.

Tuesday 26 May 2015
Lynn Museum
Date:
Tuesday 26 May 2015
Times: 10:30 - 13:00  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01553 775001
lynn.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Waterloo Family Event

Find out about life during the Napoleonic Wars, meet the 'women who followed the drum' and make your own mini drum to take home.

Tuesday 26 May 2015
Ancient House
Date:
Tuesday 26 May 2015
Times: 10:00 - 17:00   10am to 5pm
Price:   50p per trail plus normal museum admission price or buy a Trail card £3.50 for 12 trails inc. free admission for one child and accompanying adult per trail.


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
Creature Features Family Trail

Enjoy an animal themed trail around the museum and win a small prize.

Tuesday 26 May 2015
Ancient House
Date:
Tuesday 26 May 2015
Times: 10:30 - 12:00   10.30 to 12 noon
Price:   Free with museum admission


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
Spinning

Ancient House Museum & Diss Guild of Spinners, Dyers & Weavers demonstration. Come and see our spinning wheels in action, find out how wool was traditionally turned into yarn and have a go using our woolly winders.

Wednesday 27 May 2015
Ancient House
Date:
Wednesday 27 May 2015
Times: 10:30 - 13:00   Arrive at 10.30 and stay as long as you like. Event ends at 1pm
Price:   £2 or £1 for Friends and Museums Pass Holders


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
Discovery Day; Vintage Textiles

Try your hand at a range of vintage textile crafts. Suitable for all ages.

Wednesday 27 May 2015
Ancient House
Date:
Wednesday 27 May 2015
Times: 10:00 - 17:00   10am to 5pm
Price:   50p per trail plus normal museum admission price or buy a Trail card £3.50 for 12 trails inc. free admission for one child and accompanying adult per trail.


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
Creature Features Family Trail

Enjoy an animal themed trail around the museum and win a small prize.

Wednesday 27 May 2015
Elizabethan House
Date:
Wednesday 27 May 2015
Times: 11:00 - 16:00  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £4.50 Concession £4.10 Young Person £3.40 Family + 2 adults £12.60 Family + 1 adult £9.50


01493 745526
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Stately Piles

Make your own ‘Toad Hall’, fit for frogs and find out about the extraordinary habitats of moles, worms and dung beetles.

Wednesday 27 May 2015
The Tolhouse
Date:
Wednesday 27 May 2015
Times: 11:00 - 16:00  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £3.50, Conc. £3.20, Young person (4-18) £2.60 Family tickets - £7.30 (1 adult + all children), £9.80 (2 adults + all children)


01493 745526
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Cell Phone Selfies

Take a selfie in the cells, tag us on twitter or send it by e-mail to add to our Facebook gallery. Hear the gaoler's stories about the prisoners and the children who ended up in 'clink'! A celebration of National Families Week in partnership with Great Yarmouth Library.

Wednesday 27 May 2015
Cromer Museum
Date:
Wednesday 27 May 2015
Times: 10:30 - 15:00  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £3.75, Conc. £3.40, Young Person (4-18) £2.80. Family tickets are available


01263 513543
cromer.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Cromer at War

Find out about life on the home front, handle wartime objects from the museum collection and make up your own ration pack to take away.

Wednesday 27 May 2015
Lynn Museum
Date:
Wednesday 27 May 2015
Times: 10:30 - 12:00  
Price:   Free with museum admission.


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

Coffee, cakes and collections. Don't eat the wrong one! This month's theme is Remember when...

Wednesday 27 May 2015
Lynn Museum
Date:
Wednesday 27 May 2015
Times: 10:00 - 17:00  
Price:   Free with Museum admission


01553 775001
lynn.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Spring family Trail

Spring is in the air but Mr Taylor the Seed merchant has got his orders in a muddle! Match the seeds to his customers and win a prize.

Wednesday 27 May 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 27 May 2015
Times: 14:00 - None  
Price:  


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Horses in the Galleries

Learn about the cultural significance of horses throughout history in this gallery session led by our Chief Curator and Keeper of Archaeology, John Davies. Hear about the artefacts that shed light on the ways that horses were relied on and revered through time.

Wednesday 27 May 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 27 May 2015
Times: 14:45 - None  
Price:   Free with museum admission.


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Horses in the Galleries

Learn about the importance of horses throughout history in this gallery session led by our Chief Curator and Keeper of Archaeology, John Davies. Hear about the artefacts that shed light on the ways that horses were relied on and revered through time.

Wednesday 27 May 2015
Strangers' Hall
Date:
Wednesday 27 May 2015
Times: 10:00 - 16:00  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 667229
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
The Age of Innocence

This half-term explore some beautiful 19th century children's books, including Beatrix Potter and Kate Greenaway. Storytelling, flower-fairy mask-making and much more.

Wednesday 27 May 2015
Bridewell Museum
Date:
Wednesday 27 May 2015
Times: 10:00 - 16:30  
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
Mad as a Hatter

Take a trail around the museum to find all the fabulous hats on display, and have a go at making one of your own to take home. And from 1.30pm meet the local and irrepressible 'Red Hat Ladies' - they celebrate fun and friendship for women over 50!

Wednesday 27 May 2015
Bridewell Museum
Date:
Wednesday 27 May 2015
Times: 11:00 - 16:00  
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
Mad as a Hatter

Take a trail around the museum to find all the fabulous hats on display, and have a go at making one of your own to take home. And today, settle down for some 'beret' good stories; we'll be sharing hat tales from around the world.

Wednesday 27 May 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 27 May 2015
Times: 11:00 - 14:00   11am and 2pm. 20 minutes
Price:   Adult £2.60, Conc £2.30, Child (5-18) £1.90; 2 adults plus all children £7.20, 1 adult plus all children £5.10. For more information call 01603 495897


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
The Battlement Experience

Climb the Norman spiral staircase to enjoy breathtaking, panoramic views of Norwich. From here you can see Mousehold Heath - the scene of Kett's 1549 rebellion, the magnificent Norman Cathedral, historic Noriwch buildings and local landmarks. Avaliable most days, weather permitting. Suitable for ages 8+