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Wednesday 01 June 2016
Ancient House
Date:
Wednesday 01 June 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 01 June 2016
Ancient House
Date:
Wednesday 01 June 2016
Times: 10:00 - 17:00   10am to 5pm
Price:   50p plus museum admission


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
The Queen is in her all together! Museum Trail

Can you help the Queen find her clothes? Help the Queen get dressed and win a small prize. Saturday 28 May - Saturday 4 June

Wednesday 01 June 2016
Lynn Museum
Date:
Wednesday 01 June 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 01 June 2016
Ancient House
Date:
Wednesday 01 June 2016
Times: 10:30 - 13:00   10.30am to 1pm
Price:   £2 or £1.50 for Museum Pass Holders and Friends


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
Discovery Day: A Right Royal Romp!

Find out about Ancient House's links to the Royal Family. Handle some real objects from the past and create your own Royal themed crafts

Wednesday 01 June 2016
Time & Tide
Date:
Wednesday 01 June 2016
Times: 11:00 - 16:00  
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
Time for a Spin....

Discover the joy of the vinyl record and look at some iconic covers from the 50s & 60s. Have a go at designing a cover to that band you have always wanted to be in!

Wednesday 01 June 2016
Time & Tide
Date:
Wednesday 01 June 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 01 June 2016
The Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell
Date:
Wednesday 01 June 2016
Times: 10:00 - 16:30   10am - 4.30pm
Price:   Adults; £5.50,Conc £5.20, Children £4.40, Family (1 adult and all children) £14.00, Family (2 adults and all children) £18.70. Pop in for a pound from 3.30pm onwards.


01603 493625
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Half Term Family Fun

This half term, come and find out more about the city’s rich textile heritage. Take the textiles trail around the museum and then have a go at weaving on a mini loom, our colour in your own design of Norwich shawl. Today, join our colleagues from Family Learning for a packed day of family activities themed on textiles and patterns.

Wednesday 01 June 2016
Elizabethan House
Date:
Wednesday 01 June 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
A Civil War Conspiracy

Find out more about a common soldier's life during the English Civil War and the links to Great Yarmouth

Wednesday 01 June 2016
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Wednesday 01 June 2016
Times: 10:00 - 17:00   10am to 5pm
Price:   Included in museum admission


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Fun and Games

Discover toys from the past and challenge your family to a whole host of games at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse this half term. Find out about the toys children used to play with and have a go yourself! Challenge your family to some traditional games. For some additional fun, join us on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday to help create life size models of our Workhouse dolls which will feature in the opening celebrations of the Voices from the Workhouse project.

Wednesday 01 June 2016
The Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell
Date:
Wednesday 01 June 2016
Times: None - None  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 493625
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Token Traders

How Norwich traders made their own money.

Wednesday 01 June 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 01 June 2016
Times: 10:30 - 15:30   Suggested donations to Hawk and Owl trust for face painting. Other activities free with museum admission.
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Celebrate 90 Years of Norfolk Wildlife

Join the Hawk and Owl Trust for exciting hands-on activities including face painting and a conservation trail. Weird and Wonderful – enjoy a family friendly guided walk around the Natural History Gallery and find out more about some of the often overlooked and stranger specimens in the collection. Tours at 11am, 12 noon, 2 & 3pm. Habitats and landscapes – make your own Broadland or Breckland habitat and find the specific bird to live there. Butterfly Explorers –Discover Margaret Fountaine’s beautiful butterfly collection and make explorer’s envelopes to hold your own precious objects. 9 for 90 Norfolk Wildlife Trust Trail – Celebrate Norfolk Wildlife Trust’s 90th anniversary by taking part in our family friendly nature trail around the Natural History Galleries. Find out more about nine species which have benefitted from help from Norfolk Wildlife Trust over the past 90 years.

Wednesday 01 June 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 01 June 2016
Times: 11:00 - 16:00  
Price:   Adult: £25, Conc: 22.50, Museum Pass: £20


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Art Workshops, Lifting the layers: working with oils

Art masterclass with Garry Pereira for beginning or improving adult artists. Explore painting with oils, including pigments, painting techniques, blending colours and applying texture and definition. Materials provided but feel free to bring your own. Booking essential: 01603 495897 or 01603 493625

Wednesday 01 June 2016
Strangers' Hall
Date:
Wednesday 01 June 2016
Times: 10:00 - 16:00  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 667229
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
A Shakespearean Summer

Discover life in Shakespeare's time, when Strangers' Hall was a leading Norwich residence. Browse through Shakespearean Times, try writing with a quill pen, decipher old documents and snap a selfie with Elizabethan props. Join Norfolk Adult Education Family Learning Team and mae your own Shakespeare trinket.

Thursday 02 June 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Thursday 02 June 2016
Times: 10:00 - 15:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Celebrate 90 Years of Norfolk Wildlife

Create your own 'nature' craft with Norfolk Adult education Family Learning team. Habitats and landscapes – make your own Broadland or Breckland habitat and find the specific bird to live there. 9 for 90 Norfolk Wildlife Trust Trail – celebrate Norfolk Wildlife Trust’s 90th anniversary by taking part in our family friendly nature trail around the Natural History Galleries. Find out more about nine species which have benefitted from help from Norfolk Wildlife Trust over the past 90 years. Wildlife Chart – record your own ‘firsts’ of the year and use your own records to plot wildlife changes. Butterfly Explorers –Discover Margaret Fountaine’s beautiful butterfly collection and make explorer’s envelopes to hold your own precious objects.

Thursday 02 June 2016
The Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell
Date:
Thursday 02 June 2016
Times: None - None  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 493625
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Token Traders

How Norwich traders made their own money.

Thursday 02 June 2016
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Thursday 02 June 2016
Times: 10:00 - 17:00   10am to 5pm
Price:   Included in museum admission


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Fun and Games

Discover toys from the past and challenge your family to a whole host of games at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse this half term. Find out about the toys children used to play with and have a go yourself! Challenge your family to some traditional games. For some additional fun, join us on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday to help create life size models of our Workhouse dolls which will feature in the opening celebrations of the Voices from the Workhouse project.

Thursday 02 June 2016
The Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell
Date:
Thursday 02 June 2016
Times: 10:00 - 16:30   10am - 4.30pm
Price:   Adults; £5.50,Conc £5.20, Children £4.40, Family (1 adult and all children) £14.00, Family (2 adults and all children) £18.70. Pop in for a pound from 3.30pm onwards.


01603 493625
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Half Term Family Fun

This half term, come and find out more about the city’s rich textile heritage. Take the textiles trail around the museum and then have a go at weaving on a mini loom, our colour in your own design of Norwich shawl. Today, meet our weavers and see our wonderful restored Jacquard loom in action, as we weave some traditional Norwich cloth.

Thursday 02 June 2016
Time & Tide
Date:
Thursday 02 June 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.

Thursday 02 June 2016
Lynn Museum
Date:
Thursday 02 June 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.

Thursday 02 June 2016
Ancient House
Date:
Thursday 02 June 2016
Times: 10:00 - 17:00   10am to 5pm
Price:   50p plus museum admission


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
The Queen is in her all together! Museum Trail

Can you help the Queen find her clothes? Help the Queen get dressed and win a small prize. Saturday 28 May - Saturday 4 June

Thursday 02 June 2016
Ancient House
Date:
Thursday 02 June 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.

Friday 03 June 2016
Ancient House
Date:
Friday 03 June 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.

Friday 03 June 2016
Ancient House
Date:
Friday 03 June 2016
Times: 10:00 - 17:00   10am to 5pm
Price:   50p plus museum admission


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
The Queen is in her all together! Museum Trail

Can you help the Queen find her clothes? Help the Queen get dressed and win a small prize. Saturday 28 May - Saturday 4 June

Friday 03 June 2016
Lynn Museum
Date:
Friday 03 June 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.

Friday 03 June 2016
Time & Tide
Date:
Friday 03 June 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.

Friday 03 June 2016
The Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell
Date:
Friday 03 June 2016
Times: 10:00 - 16:30   10am - 4.30pm
Price:   Adults; £5.50,Conc £5.20, Children £4.40, Family (1 adult and all children) £14.00, Family (2 adults and all children) £18.70. Pop in for a pound from 3.30pm onwards.


01603 493625
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Half Term Family Fun

This half term, come and find out more about the city’s rich textile heritage. Take the textiles trail around the museum and then have a go at weaving on a mini loom, our colour in your own design of Norwich shawl.

Friday 03 June 2016
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Friday 03 June 2016
Times: 10:00 - 17:00   10am to 5pm
Price:   Included in museum admission


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Fun and Games

Discover toys from the past and challenge your family to a whole host of games at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse this half term. Find out about the toys children used to play with and have a go yourself! Challenge your family to some traditional games. For some additional fun, join us on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday to help create life size models of our Workhouse dolls which will feature in the opening celebrations of the Voices from the Workhouse project.

Friday 03 June 2016
The Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell
Date:
Friday 03 June 2016
Times: 17:30 - 19:30   5.30pm - 7.30pm. Doors open at 5.30pm
Price:   All tickets £5.00. Please note, this event is open to over 18's only.


01603 629127
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
City of Ale - Behind Bars

As part of the City of Ale trail 2016, we'll be celebrating with an evening dedicated to the Norwich brewing trade and Norwich pubs. Local landlords will be revealing what it's like to run a city centre pub, our curators will choose her selection of best brewing objects from our collections and there'll be beer tasting.

Friday 03 June 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Friday 03 June 2016
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:   Workshop fee £5 adults £4 conc - bookable in advance. other activities free with museum admission.


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Celebrate 90 Years of Norfolk Wildlife

Writer's Workshop - UEA creative writing lecturer and novelist KR Moorhead leads this informative workshop for beginning or improving adults and explores how to develop strong characters in prose. 9 for 90 Norfolk Wildlife Trust Trail – celebrate Norfolk Wildlife Trust’s 90th anniversary by taking part in our family friendly nature trail around the Natural History Galleries. Find out more about nine species which have benefitted from help from Norfolk Wildlife Trust over the past 90 years. Habitats and landscapes – make your own Broadland or Breckland habitat and find the specific bird to live there. Butterfly Explorers –Discover Margaret Fountaine’s beautiful butterfly collection and make explorer’s envelopes to hold your own precious objects

Friday 03 June 2016
Time & Tide
Date:
Friday 03 June 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
Passion for Rations

Ever moan that there's nothing in your fridge? Well learn from the best scrimpers in town from the second World War. Find out how best to make & save with these folks who have a passion for rations!