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Friday 31 January 2020
Time & Tide
Date:
Friday 31 January 2020
Times: 11:30 - 12:30  
Price:   Booking essential, tel: 01493 743930 Museum Pass Holders £2.75, Adult £3.75


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Winter Talk- Life and Death in Victorian Prison

Mike will be talking about life in a Victorian gaol. Discover what the term ""hard labour"" really meant. Learn the difference betwen a prison and a gaol, and between a convict and a prisoner. Hear all the grisly details of how corporal and capital punishment was meted out. A talk by Mike Wabe.

Friday 07 February 2020
Time & Tide
Date:
Friday 07 February 2020
Times: 11:30 - 12:30  
Price:   Booking essential tel: 01493 743930 Museum Pass Holders £2.75, Adult £3.75


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Winter Talk- Sewing Empire: Education, Gender and Class

A talk by Katie Carter-Street (NMS Costume and Textile Trainee) This talk explores how sewing has been used throughout history as a means to educate, indoctrinate or as a form of protest. From sewing on the national curriculum in Britain to Missionary schools in India, we will look at the role sewing played in maintaining what the Victorians viewed as the moral fabric of society.

Friday 14 February 2020
Time & Tide
Date:
Friday 14 February 2020
Times: 11:30 - 12:30  
Price:   Booking essential tel: 01493 743930 Museum Pass Holders £2.75, Adult £3.75


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Winter Talk- Love Your Clothes

A look into 'Make Do and Mend' through the ages and how this concept could be used on your own wardrobe and how this could be a positive effect on environmental issues. A talk by Kate Cooper.

Friday 21 February 2020
Time & Tide
Date:
Friday 21 February 2020
Times: 19:00 - 21:30  
Price:   Booking essential, tel: 01493 743930 Museum Pass Holders £4, Adult £5


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Special Evening Talk and Tour: British Tattoo Art Revealed

From tattooed Bronze age hunter gatherers, through Roman Britons, medieval pilgrims, Georgian sailors and Victorian aristocrats, to the flappers of the 1920s and gay middle class men in the 1980s, Dr Matt Lodder will guide you through an illustrated lecture telling the untold story of tattooing in the West. Far from a recent phenomenon, imported from far-away lands and only newly trendy, close attention to historical sources reveals a rich, ever-present set of tattooing cultures and subcultures which reflect and respond to dominant forms of art making, cultural norms, and shifting fashions." By Dr Matt Lodder, Director of American Studies and lecturer in art history at the University of Essex. NOTE: THIS WILL BE THE SAME TALK AS THE DAYTIME ONE BUT WILL INCLUDE A CHANCE TO GO AROUND THE EXHIBITION GALLERY WITH DR. LODDER AND ASK QUESTIONS.

Friday 21 February 2020
Time & Tide
Date:
Friday 21 February 2020
Times: 11:30 - 12:30  
Price:   Booking essential, tel: 01493 743930 Museum Pass Holders £2.75, Adult £3.75


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Exhibition Talk: British Tattoo Art Revealed

From tattooed Bronze age hunter gatherers, through Roman Britons, medieval pilgrims, Georgian sailors and Victorian aristocrats, to the flappers of the 1920s and gay middle class men in the 1980s, Dr Matt Lodder will guide you through an illustrated lecture telling the untold story of tattooing in the West. Far from a recent phenomenon, imported from far-away lands and only newly trendy, close attention to historical sources reveals a rich, ever-present set of tattooing cultures and subcultures which reflect and respond to dominant forms of art making, cultural norms, and shifting fashions." By Dr Matt Lodder, Director of American Studies and lecturer in art history at the University of Essex.

Friday 28 February 2020
Time & Tide
Date:
Friday 28 February 2020
Times: 11:30 - 12:30  
Price:   Booking essential, tel: 01493 743930 Museum Pass Holders £2.75, Adult £3.75


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Winter Talk- William Morris and the Great Yarmouth Anarchists

In 1889, William Morris, the well known artist and 'founder' of the 'arts and craft' movement, came to Yarmouth on three occasions. Why did he come? It was to support his revolutionary socialist party the Socialist League following the establishment of a branch in the town. This talk looks at why the League managed to gain support in the town as well as explain the nature of local politics in the late 19th century. A talk by Gareth Davies.

Friday 06 March 2020
Time & Tide
Date:
Friday 06 March 2020
Times: 11:30 - 12:30  
Price:   Booking essential tel: 01493 743930 Museum Pass Holders £2.75, Adult £3.75


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Winter Talk-Yarmouth Oilskins: Sold Throughout the World

The history of Yarmouth Stores and how the factory has had to adapt over its 120 year history. From the relaunch of the Yarmouth Oilskins Brand to design and heritage, sales and manufacturing. A talk by Sophie Miller, Designer at Yarmouth Oilskins

Friday 13 March 2020
Time & Tide
Date:
Friday 13 March 2020
Times: 11:30 - 12:30  
Price:   Booking essential tel: 01493 743930 Museum Pass Holders £2.75, Adult £3.75


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Winter Talk- The Swinging Sixties

The Swinging Sixties? A look at life in the 1960’s, the decade remembered for “sex, drugs and rock & roll”! A talk by Janice Bell.

Friday 20 March 2020
Time & Tide
Date:
Friday 20 March 2020
Times: 11:30 - 12:30  
Price:   Booking essential tel: 01493 743930 Museum Pass Holders £2.75, Adult £3.75


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Winter Talk- The Seventies

A trip back in time to the Sensational 70s: Star Wars, Flares, The Bay City Rollers, Platform shoes, Space Hoppers, Chopper Bikes, Saturday Night Fever and Disco. There will be lots of 70s memorabilia on display. A humorous exploration of the lighter side of the 1970s: Film, TV, Fashion and Music. A talk by Angela Bishop.

Friday 27 March 2020
Time & Tide
Date:
Friday 27 March 2020
Times: 11:30 - 12:30  
Price:   Booking essential tel: 01493 743930 Museum Pass Holders £2.75, Adult £3.75


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Winter Talk- Seventeenth Century Norwich Tokens and their Issuers

In the 1650s and 1660s traders and the Corporations of towns and cities across the kingdom issued their own token money to make up for a lack of currency. Adrian Marsden looks at the men and women behind this strange 17th century economic episode. A talk by Dr. Adrian Marsden, Numismatist Norfolk Historic Environment Service