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Saturday 16 February 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 16 February 2019
Times: 12:00 - 14:30   Tours at 12pm and 2pm
Price:   Tour included with museum admission.


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Tour of the Medieval Castle Keep

Join us for a guided tour of the impressive medieval castle keep. Tours run every Saturday at 12pm and 2pm.

Saturday 16 February 2019
The Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell
Date:
Saturday 16 February 2019
Times: 10:00 - 16:30  
Price:   Adults, £5.95, Conc £5.65, Young person (4-18) £5.00, Family ticket (2 adults and all children) £20.95, Family ticket (1 adult and all children) £15.70.


01603 629127
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Picturing the Past

What can we tell from family photos? Using local photographic archives this exhibition reveals how to unlock some of the clues in the images. In partnership with Picture Norfolk and Let’s Talk magazine.

Saturday 16 February 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 16 February 2019
Times: 10:15 - 12:30  
Price:   £60 per child for 6 week course


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Knight Club

Norwich Castle gets physical! Join our Knight Club course. These will bring together the worlds of medieval armed combat and modern sword fighting. In each session participants will learn about the different aspects of a knight’s skills and duties, before getting kitted out with our specially designed protective equipment and weaponry to have a go themselves under the watchful eye of our IFMSF accredited instructor. Knight Club courses last for 6 weeks, sessions will start at 10:15am and finish at 12:30pm.‘Knight Club’ is suitable for children aged 8-11. Spaces are limited and early booking is advised on 01603 493636 (Mon-Fri)or email norwichcastle.bookings@norfolk.gov.uk Knight Course dates: 12, 19 & 26 January, 2, 9 & 16 February

Saturday 16 February 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 16 February 2019
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:   Included with museum admission: Adults £9.50, Children £8.10, Concessions £9.00, Family (1 adult) £25.00, Family (2 adults) £33.40


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Legend!

The Vikings have landed! Join us to explore all things Viking during the school holidays - create your own Viking travel chart and helmet, become the Legend in our Viking selfie station, plus enjoy tours, Viking objects and drama performances! Activities change daily and are included with admission. 10.30am - 3.30pm daily (except Sunday)

Saturday 16 February 2019
Time & Tide
Date:
Saturday 16 February 2019
Times: 11:00 - 16:00  
Price:   Adult £5.95, Concession £5.65, Child £5, Family + 2 adults £20.95, Family + 1 adult £15.70


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Circus Week!

This half term we are embracing everything circus as part of our Circus: Show of Shows exhibition. Everyday there will be a circus themed craft activity inspired by famous acts of the ring.

Saturday 16 February 2019
The Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell
Date:
Saturday 16 February 2019
Times: None - None   10am - 4.30pm
Price:   Included in admission: Adult £5.95, Conc. £5.65, Child (4-18) £5, Family (1 adult) £15.70, Family (2 adults) £20.95.


01603 493625
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
A Dragon's Tale

A celebration of the city's dragon heritage. Take the Snap trail and make your own fire-breathing beast!

Saturday 16 February 2019
The Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell
Date:
Saturday 16 February 2019
Times: None - None   2 - 4pm
Price:   Included in admission: Adult £5.95, Conc. £5.65, Child (4-18) £5, Family (1 adult) £15.70, Family (2 adults) £20.95.


01603 493625
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
A Dragon's Tale - With Talking Statues

Our very own Snap Dragon finds his voice thanks to Talking Statues Norwich. Hear his story and join in family-friendly dragon themed crafts.

Saturday 16 February 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 16 February 2019
Times: 10:30 - 15:30   Timed appointments only, no drop in. Call to find out availability.
Price:   Included with museum admission.


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Viking Sassoon Hair Salon

Book yourself an appointment in our pop-up hair salon, Viking Sassoon this February Half Term! Get the ultimate Scandi look and have your hair braided in true Viking style. Viking Sassoon Hair Salon is delivered in partnership with City College Norwich's amazing Level 2 hairdressing students who will partially plait, braid and weave your locks! Spaces are limited and will book up fast. To book, call 01603 495897 to find out available appointment times. Suitable for ages 5+. One appointment slot per person or child. Appointments are for a maximum of 10 minutes and do not include formal styling or cutting.

Sunday 17 February 2019
Time & Tide
Date:
Sunday 17 February 2019
Times: 11:00 - 16:00  
Price:   Adult £5.95, Concession £5.65, Child £5, Family + 2 adults £20.95, Family + 1 adult £15.70


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Circus Week!

This half term we are embracing everything circus as part of our Circus: Show of Shows exhibition. Everyday there will be a circus themed craft activity inspired by famous acts of the ring.

Sunday 17 February 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Sunday 17 February 2019
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:   Included with museum admission: Adults £9.50, Children £8.10, Concessions £9.00, Family (1 adult) £25.00, Family (2 adults) £33.40


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Legend!

The Vikings have landed! Join us to explore all things Viking during the school holidays - create your own Viking travel chart and helmet, become the Legend in our Viking selfie station, plus enjoy tours, Viking objects and drama performances! Activities change daily and are included with admission. 10.30am - 3.30pm daily (except Sunday)

Monday 18 February 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Monday 18 February 2019
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:   Included with museum admission: Adults £9.50, Children £8.10, Concessions £9.00, Family (1 adult) £25.00, Family (2 adults) £33.40


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Legend!

The Vikings have landed! Join us to explore all things Viking during the school holidays - create your own Viking travel chart and helmet, become the Legend in our Viking selfie station, plus enjoy tours, Viking objects and drama performances! Activities change daily and are included with admission. 10.30am - 3.30pm daily (except Sunday)

Monday 18 February 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Monday 18 February 2019
Times: 12:00 - 12:30  
Price:   Included with museum admission: Adults £9.50, Children £8.10, Concessions £9.00, Family (1 adult) £25.00, Family (2 adults) £33.40


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Tour of the Medieval Castle Keep

Discover the fascinating history of this Norman Palace. Daily tours run from Monday - Friday and start at 12pm.

Monday 18 February 2019
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Monday 18 February 2019
Times: 10:00 - 16:00   Timed activities throughout the day.
Price:   Standard admission prices apply: Adult £12.40, Conc £11.75, Child (4-18) £10.50, Family ticket (1 adult and all children): £32.75, Family ticket (2 adults and all children): £43.65


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

Explore Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse as it reopens for February Half Term with activities for all the family. Have you got what it takes to escape the workhouse? Hunt for the keys and tools you need to get out! Learn the skills you need to survive in the outside world. Send secret messages and create your very own disguise to sneak past the Workhouse Master!

Monday 18 February 2019
Time & Tide
Date:
Monday 18 February 2019
Times: 11:00 - 16:00  
Price:   Adult £5.95, Concession £5.65, Child £5, Family + 2 adults £20.95, Family + 1 adult £15.70


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Circus Week: Clowning Around

Join us for a fantastic day of circus fun with craft activities, dressing up, face painting as well as learning some amazing circus skills with Seachange Arts!

Monday 18 February 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Monday 18 February 2019
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:   Included with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Viking Beards

Have your Viking beard painted with The Glitter Fairy and wake up like a Viking! Part of our February Half Term and Easter Holiday programme, Legend.

Tuesday 19 February 2019
The Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell
Date:
Tuesday 19 February 2019
Times: None - None   10am - 4.30pm
Price:   Included in admission: Adult £5.95, Conc. £5.65, Child (4-18) £5, Family (1 adult) £15.70, Family (2 adults) £20.95.


01603 493625
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
A Dragon's Tale

A celebration of the city's dragon heritage. Take the Snap trail and make your own fire-breathing beast!

Tuesday 19 February 2019
Time & Tide
Date:
Tuesday 19 February 2019
Times: 11:00 - 16:00  
Price:   Adult £5.95, Concession £5.65, Child £5, Family + 2 adults £20.95, Family + 1 adult £15.70


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Circus Week!

This half term we are embracing everything circus as part of our Circus: Show of Shows exhibition. Everyday there will be a circus themed craft activity inspired by famous acts of the ring.

Tuesday 19 February 2019
Ancient House
Date:
Tuesday 19 February 2019
Times: 10:00 - 13:00  
Price:   £2.00 or £1.00 for Museum Pass Holders and Friends of Thetford Museum inc. admission.


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
Victorian Museum Discovery Day

Discover the weird and wonderful world of the Victorian Collector. Meet costumed characters, handle strange and interesting objects and make crafts to take home for your own collections.

Tuesday 19 February 2019
Time & Tide
Date:
Tuesday 19 February 2019
Times: 10:30 - 11:30  
Price:   free of charge


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Handling History Hour

This hour is for especially for local people who enjoy chatting about Great Yarmouth's heritage. The informal, drop-in session will focus on one selected object and use it to explore the town's history.

Tuesday 19 February 2019
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Tuesday 19 February 2019
Times: 10:00 - 16:00   Timed activities throughout the day.
Price:   Standard admission prices apply: Adult £12.40, Conc £11.75, Child (4-18) £10.50, Family ticket (1 adult and all children): £32.75, Family ticket (2 adults and all children): £43.65


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

Explore Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse as it reopens for February Half Term with activities for all the family. Have you got what it takes to escape the workhouse? Hunt for the keys and tools you need to get out! Learn the skills you need to survive in the outside world. Send secret messages and create your very own disguise to sneak past the Workhouse Master!

Tuesday 19 February 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 19 February 2019
Times: 12:00 - 12:30  
Price:   Included with museum admission: Adults £9.50, Children £8.10, Concessions £9.00, Family (1 adult) £25.00, Family (2 adults) £33.40


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Tour of the Medieval Castle Keep

Discover the fascinating history of this Norman Palace. Daily tours run from Monday - Friday and start at 12pm.

Tuesday 19 February 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 19 February 2019
Times: 12:30 - 13:30  
Price:   Talk included with museum admission: Adults £9.50, Children £8.10, Concessions £9.00, Family (1 adult) £25.00, Family (2 adults) £33.40


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Tuesday Talk - Curating the Viking Exhibition: An Introduction

Join us for an informative talk by Dr Andrew Woods of the York Museums Trust complementing our exciting exhibition 'Viking: Rediscover the Legend'. Talks last between 30 and 45 minutes. Booking not required.

Tuesday 19 February 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 19 February 2019
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:   Included with museum admission: Adults £9.50, Children £8.10, Concessions £9.00, Family (1 adult) £25.00, Family (2 adults) £33.40


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Legend!

The Vikings have landed! Join us to explore all things Viking during the school holidays - create your own Viking travel chart and helmet, become the Legend in our Viking selfie station, plus enjoy tours, Viking objects and drama performances! Activities change daily and are included with admission. 10.30am - 3.30pm daily (except Sunday)

Tuesday 19 February 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 19 February 2019
Times: 11:30 - 15:00   11.30am, 1.45pm, 2.30pm
Price:   Included with museum admission: Adults £9.50, Children £8.10, Concessions £9.00, Family (1 adult) £25.00, Family (2 adults) £33.40


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Legend: Warriors!

As part of our half-term programme Legend!, join stage and screen choreographer Keith Wallis as he demonstrates Viking combat with Tom Ziebell - as seen in the TV series Vikings!

Wednesday 20 February 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 20 February 2019
Times: 11:30 - 15:00   11.30am, 1.45pm, 2.30pm
Price:   Included with museum admission: Adults £9.50, Children £8.10, Concessions £9.00, Family (1 adult) £25.00, Family (2 adults) £33.40


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Legend: Warriors!

As part of our half-term programme Legend!, join stage and screen choreographer Keith Wallis as he demonstrates Viking combat with Tom Ziebell - as seen in the TV series Vikings!

Wednesday 20 February 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 20 February 2019
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:   Included with museum admission: Adults £9.50, Children £8.10, Concessions £9.00, Family (1 adult) £25.00, Family (2 adults) £33.40


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Legend: Vikings Ahoy!

Set sail on a Viking voyage with Active Norfolk and Whitlingham Adventure! Help us in our challenge to row from Norwich to Scandinavia, and come aboard the museum dinghy to learn Viking seafaring savvy with Whitlingham Adventure staff.

Wednesday 20 February 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 20 February 2019
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:   Included with museum admission: Adults £9.50, Children £8.10, Concessions £9.00, Family (1 adult) £25.00, Family (2 adults) £33.40


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Legend!

The Vikings have landed! Join us to explore all things Viking during the school holidays - create your own Viking travel chart and helmet, become the Legend in our Viking selfie station, plus enjoy tours, Viking objects and drama performances! Activities change daily and are included with admission. 10.30am - 3.30pm daily (except Sunday)

Wednesday 20 February 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 20 February 2019
Times: 14:00 - 14:45  
Price:   Tour included with museum admission: Adults £9.50, Children £8.10, Concessions £9.00, Family (1 adult) £25.00, Family (2 adults) £33.40


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Viking: Rediscover the Legend - Exhibition Tours

Each Wednesday, join Dr Tim Pestell for a tour of the exciting exhibition. Tours last about 45 minutes. Booking not required.

Wednesday 20 February 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 20 February 2019
Times: 12:00 - 12:30  
Price:   Included with museum admission: Adults £9.50, Children £8.10, Concessions £9.00, Family (1 adult) £25.00, Family (2 adults) £33.40


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Tour of the Medieval Castle Keep

Discover the fascinating history of this Norman Palace. Daily tours run from Monday - Friday and start at 12pm.

Wednesday 20 February 2019
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Wednesday 20 February 2019
Times: 10:00 - 16:00   Timed activities throughout the day.
Price:   Standard admission prices apply: Adult £12.40, Conc £11.75, Child (4-18) £10.50, Family ticket (1 adult and all children): £32.75, Family ticket (2 adults and all children): £43.65


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

Explore Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse as it reopens for February Half Term with activities for all the family. Have you got what it takes to escape the workhouse? Hunt for the keys and tools you need to get out! Learn the skills you need to survive in the outside world. Send secret messages and create your very own disguise to sneak past the Workhouse Master!