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Saturday 24 October 2020
Lynn Museum
Date:
Saturday 24 October 2020
Times: 19:00 - 21:00   7pm start
Price:   Free but must be booked in advance


01553 775001
lynn.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Deepening and Artist Q&A

Artist Laura Wilson discusses her newly-commissioned film Deepening (2020) with archaeologist Maisie Taylor. Join us for a special screening of the film and conversation, followed by a live Q&A with the artist. Laura Wilson was commissioned by Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery as part of New Geographies, a three year project funded by the National Lottery through Arts Council England Ambition for Excellence.

Tuesday 27 October 2020
Lynn Museum
Date:
Tuesday 27 October 2020
Times: 16:00 - 17:00   4pm start
Price:   Free but advanced booking essential https://norfolk-museums.arttickets.org.uk/?t=1529506844445%3Ft%3D1600707337060


01553 775001
lynn.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Seahenge then and now: the changing landscape of Holme-next-the-Sea

Join the staff at Lynn Museum to explore the changing landscape around Seahenge. We will first look at the marshland marshland where the timber circle was built 4000 years ago. Archaeologists studying Seahenge have been able to uncover examples the plants and animals of the marshland and some were used in the building of the monument. We will then visit the Holme Dunes nature reserve where Seahenge was discovered in 1998 and look at the important habitats its coastal landscape provides. The event will consist of a video screening and a Q&A session afterwards.

Wednesday 28 October 2020
Lynn Museum
Date:
Wednesday 28 October 2020
Times: 14:30 - 15:30   2.30pm to 3.30pm
Price:   Free but advanced booking essential via https://norfolk-museums.arttickets.org.uk/lynn-museum


01553 775001
lynn.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Illustrated Talk: The Story of Seahenge Online Talk

Curator Oliver Bone hosts an illustrated talk on Lynn Museum’s star exhibit from its discovery in 1999, through it’s excavations and the secrets it has revealed, to the installation in its current home in the Seahenge Gallery. Part of the Deepening Series. Free Admission.

Wednesday 28 October 2020
Ancient House
Date:
Wednesday 28 October 2020
Times: 19:00 - 20:00   7pm start
Price:   Free but must be booked in advance via Art Tickets


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
A Glimpse of Thetford's Black History Online Talk

An illustrated talk highlighting aspects of Thetford’s Black History including Dr Minns, the first Black mayor in Britain. This event is part of Black History Month.

Friday 30 October 2020
Lynn Museum
Date:
Friday 30 October 2020
Times: 16:00 - 17:00  
Price:   Free but advanced booking essential https://norfolk-museums.arttickets.org.uk/?t=1529506844445%3Ft%3D1600707337060


01553 775001
lynn.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Earthworks Art Session

Join artist Liz Ballad in a practical session to produce your own work in response to Laura Wilson’s Deepening. A list required materials will be sent in advance (these materials are likely to be found in the home). Suitable for 13 years and older.

Sunday 01 November 2020
Lynn Museum
Date:
Sunday 01 November 2020
Times: 14:30 - 15:45   2.30pm start
Price:   Free but advanced booking essential https://norfolk-museums.arttickets.org.uk/?t=1529506844445%3Ft%3D1600707337060


01553 775001
lynn.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Bronze Age Axe Casting Demonstration and Q&A

Join James Dilley, an archaeologist and craftsman who specialises in prehistoric technologies with over 17 years of experience to discover how some the earliest metal tools were produced in prehistoric Britain. James will demonstrate preparing the mould, working the leather bellows on the charcoal fuelled furnace to melt copper and tin and then producing a replica early bronze age axe head. James will also answer audience questions.

Wednesday 04 November 2020
Ancient House
Date:
Wednesday 04 November 2020
Times: 19:00 - 20:00   7pm start
Price:   Free but must be booked in advance via Art Tickets


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
Votes for Women!

An illustrated talk about the Suffragette and Suffragist Movements including the contributions of Princess Sophia and Princess Catherine Duleep Singh. This event is part of Parliament Week.

Saturday 07 November 2020
Ancient House
Date:
Saturday 07 November 2020
Times: 10:00 - 16:00   10am to 4pm
Price:   Free


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
Fossils and Geology Youth Project

Amazed by ammonites and itching for ichthyosaurs?! If you are aged 14+ and a fan of fossils come along to Ancient House Theford for three days of fossil fun to discover how they are identified and what they can tell us- then work with other young people and Dr David Waterhouse, Senior Curator of Natural History, to create your own exhibition and activities from our fabulous collection of genuine fossils. This runs over three Saturdays - 7, 14, and 21 November (you will need to come to all three) Free but advanced booking essential: For further information or to book your space email rachel.duffield@norfolk.gov.uk

Saturday 14 November 2020
Ancient House
Date:
Saturday 14 November 2020
Times: 10:00 - 16:00   10am to 4pm
Price:   Free


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
Fossils and Geology Youth Project

Amazed by ammonites and itching for ichthyosaurs?! If you are aged 14+ and a fan of fossils come along to Ancient House Theford for three days of fossil fun to discover how they are identified and what they can tell us- then work with other young people and Dr David Waterhouse, Senior Curator of Natural History, to create your own exhibition and activities from our fabulous collection of genuine fossils. This runs over three Saturdays - 7, 14, and 21 November (you will need to come to all three) Free but advanced booking essential: For further information or to book your space email rachel.duffield@norfolk.gov.uk

Saturday 21 November 2020
Ancient House
Date:
Saturday 21 November 2020
Times: 10:00 - 16:00   10am to 4pm
Price:   Free


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
Fossils and Geology Youth Project

Amazed by ammonites and itching for ichthyosaurs?! If you are aged 14+ and a fan of fossils come along to Ancient House Theford for three days of fossil fun to discover how they are identified and what they can tell us- then work with other young people and Dr David Waterhouse, Senior Curator of Natural History, to create your own exhibition and activities from our fabulous collection of genuine fossils. This runs over three Saturdays - 7, 14, and 21 November (you will need to come to all three) Free but advanced booking essential: For further information or to book your space email rachel.duffield@norfolk.gov.uk

Wednesday 09 December 2020
Ancient House
Date:
Wednesday 09 December 2020
Times: 19:00 - 20:00   7pm start
Price:   Free but must be booked in advance via Art Tickets


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
Did the Victorians invent Christmas?

This online talk will be looking at Victorian Christmas traditions and how they have shaped the festivities known and celebrated today.

Monday 21 December 2020
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Monday 21 December 2020
Times: 10:00 - 14:30  
Price:   Pre-booked ticket £10, Museums Pass £9, Under 4s free. Pre booking essential.


01362 869251
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Victorian Family Christmas

Turn back the clock and celebrate Christmas at Gressenhall with costumed characters and festive crafts. See traditional recipes being prepared and join in with joyful carols. Add a touch of magic to your day with a special visit from Father Christmas.

Tuesday 22 December 2020
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Tuesday 22 December 2020
Times: 10:00 - 14:30  
Price:   Pre-booked ticket £10, Museums Pass £9, Under 4s free. Pre booking essential.


01362 869251
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Victorian Family Christmas

Turn back the clock and celebrate Christmas at Gressenhall with costumed characters and festive crafts. See traditional recipes being prepared and join in with joyful carols. Add a touch of magic to your day with a special visit from Father Christmas.