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Friday 26 January 2018
Time & Tide
Date:
Friday 26 January 2018
Times: 11:30 - 12:30  
Price:   Talk only - £3.00 (£1.95 Norfolk Museums Pass holder) Places for talks must be booked in advance - tel (01493) 743930


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
The Mission to Seafarers

Piracy, shipwreck, abandonment and separation from loved ones are just a few of the problems merchant seafarers face. Around the world, The Mission to Seafarers provides help and support to the 1.5 million men and women who face danger every day to keep our global economy afloat. A talk by Rev. Peter Paine from the Great Yarmouth Mission to Seafarers.

Friday 02 February 2018
Time & Tide
Date:
Friday 02 February 2018
Times: 11:30 - 12:30  
Price:   Talk only - £3.00 (£1.95 Norfolk Museums Pass holder) Places for talks must be booked in advance - tel (01493) 743930


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Seeing Red

A journey into the history of the colour red. How it was sourced, used and revered across the world; becoming perhaps the most evocative and symbolic of all colours. A talk by Alanna Baker, Trainee with Norfolk Museums Service.

Friday 09 February 2018
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Date:
Friday 09 February 2018
Times: 11:30 - 12:30  
Price:   Talk only - £3.00 (£1.95 Norfolk Museums Pass holder) Places for talks must be booked in advance - tel (01493) 743930


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Ernie Childs: Yarmouth Born and Bred

Join Ernie Childs as he talks about his life growing up in Great Yarmouth. A talk by Ernie Childs from Great Yarmouth Potteries.

Friday 23 February 2018
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Date:
Friday 23 February 2018
Times: 11:30 - 12:30  
Price:   Talk only - £3.00 (£1.95 Norfolk Museums Pass holder) Places for talks must be booked in advance - tel (01493) 743930


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Searching For Birds in Honour of John Henry Gurney

A talk by NMS Research Associate Clive Slater Join Clive as he describes his search to see the seven magnificent bird species named in Gurneys honour by fellow 19th century ornithologists. This search will take you to southern Africa to find Gurney's Sugarbird, Orange Ground Thrush and Black-Necked Grebe. Then to the Philippines to see the Giant Scops Owl, the Molucca Islands for Gurney's Eagle and the Solomon Islands for the Pacific Baza and lastly the story of the near extinct Gurney's Pitta.

Friday 02 March 2018
Time & Tide
Date:
Friday 02 March 2018
Times: 11:30 - 12:30  
Price:   Talk only - £3.00 (£1.95 Norfolk Museums Pass holder) Places for talks must be booked in advance - tel (01493) 743930


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Sir Astley Cooper

Sir Astley Cooper, pioneer anatomist and surgeon from Great Yarmouth. A talk by Hugh Sturzaker.

Friday 09 March 2018
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Date:
Friday 09 March 2018
Times: 11:30 - 12:30  
Price:   Talk only - £3.00 (£1.95 Norfolk Museums Pass holder) Places for talks must be booked in advance - tel (01493) 743930


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Lady Lord Mayors of Norwich

Following the release of her new book Phyllida gives us an insight into the diverse lives, both personal and civic, of seventeen remarkable women, who between 1923 and 2017, has each held the honour of being First Citizen of the City of Norwich in Norfolk England. Moreover, the pioneer Ethel Colman, daughter of the mustard giant, simultaneously became the first female Lord Mayor of both Norwich and of Great Britain.  A talk by Phyllida Scrivens.

Friday 16 March 2018
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Date:
Friday 16 March 2018
Times: 11:30 - 12:30  
Price:   Talk only - £3.00 (£1.95 Norfolk Museums Pass holder) Places for talks must be booked in advance - tel (01493) 743930


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Here comes the girls…'

Find out stories of the amazing women of Norfolk through the ages. A talk by Janice Bell, Visitor Services Assistant with Norwich Museums.

Friday 23 March 2018
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Date:
Friday 23 March 2018
Times: 11:30 - 12:30  
Price:   Talk only - £3.00 (£1.95 Norfolk Museums Pass holder) Places for talks must be booked in advance - tel (01493) 743930


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
The Minns Family - Baker, Doctor, War, Hero, Mayor

"Join historian John Holdaway on one family's incredible (but little known) journey of adventure, shipwreck, race, politics and heroism. From the Bahamas to Thetford, via the battlefields of WW1. Culminating in Britain's first Black mayor, and a receiver of the Military Cross for gallantry.