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Sunday 15 March 2015
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Sunday 15 March 2015
Times: 10:00 - 17:00  
Price:   Standard Museum admission prices apply: Adults £10.50, Concessions £9.50, Young Person (4-18) £7.50, Family Ticket (2 adults) £30.00, Family Ticket (1 adult) £22. Free admission for Museums Pass holders, Friends of Gressenhall, and under 4s.


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Mother’s Day - A Day with a Difference

Celebrate Mother’s day with a special day of flowers. Decorate a beautiful pot and pick a plant for your mum, even make exquisite tissue-paper flowers to take home. Together explore our new exhibition Inspiring Women: 100 years of the WI and meet members of the Women’s Institute demonstrating crafts. Come relive the magic of Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang in the Workhouse Cinema. Free cream tea in the Mardlers’ Rest Café for all mothers!

Monday 06 April 2015
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Monday 06 April 2015
Times: 10:00 - 17:00  
Price:   Special Event ticket prices apply: Adults £13.50, Concessions £12.50, Young Person (4-18) £10.00, Family Ticket (2 adults) £38.00, Family Ticket (1 adult) £28.50. Free admission for Museums Pass holders, Friends of Gressenhall, and under 4s.


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Spring Fair

Celebrate the new season with a carnival atmosphere! Follow the Smokehouse Blue Marching Jazz Band in the Grand Gressenhall Parade and enjoy the lively dances of Fiddlesticks and traditional Punch and Judy shows. Practice your circus skills and tackle the inflatable obstacle course. Watch the horses working in the fields between browsing among stalls selling local beers, produce, crafts and plants. Please note our Special Event prices apply for Spring Fair.See website for more information.

Monday 04 May 2015
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Monday 04 May 2015
Times: 10:00 - 17:00  
Price:   Standard Museum admission prices apply: Adults £10.50, Concessions £9.50, Young Person (4-18) £7.50, Family Ticket (2 adults) £30.00, Family Ticket (1 adult) £22. Free admission for Museums Pass holders, Friends of Gressenhall, and under 4s.


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Gressenhall Goes Wild - A Day with a Difference

Become a nature detective and explore Gressenhall’s great outdoors, finding out about the insects and creatures that live here. Meet wilder animals with shows from Jurassic Encounters, the mobile zoo. Adventure into the woods to get creative with natural crafts, and discover what our woodworkers are creating when you enter the bodgers’ camp.

Monday 25 May 2015
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Monday 25 May 2015
Times: 10:00 - 17:00  
Price:   Standard Museum admission prices apply: Adults £10.50, Concessions £9.50, Young Person (4-18) £7.50, Family Ticket (2 adults) £30.00, Family Ticket (1 adult) £22. Free admission for Museums Pass holders, Friends of Gressenhall, and under 4s.


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Rock n Roll at Gressenhall - A Day with a Difference

Step back in time to the 1950s and 1960s – when rock and roll was King! Sit back and enjoy period fashion shows and find out how to get that look as you experience the glamour of the era at Flamingo Amy’s Pop-up Salon. Hear tunes of the age and learn the latest dance steps. Fifties fun and games - learn how to hula hoop! Discover classic cars from a golden era not forgetting to visit the Vintage Market with lots of period treasures on sale.

Sunday 21 June 2015
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Sunday 21 June 2015
Times: 10:00 - 17:00  
Price:   Standard Museum admission prices apply: Adults £10.50, Concessions £9.50, Young Person (4-18) £7.50, Family Ticket (2 adults) £30.00, Family Ticket (1 adult) £22. Free admission for Museums Pass holders, Friends of Gressenhall, and under 4s.


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Big Boys Toys! - A Day with a Difference

Heavy machinery galore - engineer a great Father’s Day for your dad! Meet the Steam Up Team, Gressenhall’s own engineers, before exploring tractors and farm machinery old and new. Robot Wars! Experience the ultimate interactive robotic combat experience with Robogeddon. Get creative in Art Attack! Fun for all the family. Refuel with a complimentary sausage roll in the Mardlers’ Rest Café, free for all dads.

Sunday 12 July 2015
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Sunday 12 July 2015
Times: 10:00 - 17:00  
Price:   Standard Museum admission prices apply: Adults £10.50, Concessions £9.50, Young Person (4-18) £7.50, Family Ticket (2 adults) £30.00, Family Ticket (1 adult) £22. Free admission for Museums Pass holders, Friends of Gressenhall, and under 4s.


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
The Wedding Fair

If you’re a bride to be or just love a good wedding, come and explore some unusual wedding inspiration, past and present. Meet local suppliers who can help you to make your special day even more memorable, find out how to get the vintage style with Flamingo Amy and her pop-up salon and see our beautiful Old Chapel decorated for the big day. Get creative with some homemade ideas to help personalise your wedding and ‘shop the show’ with plenty of stalls selling fabulous products on the day. Join us and discover what makes Gressenhall such a unique wedding venue.

Sunday 09 August 2015
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Sunday 09 August 2015
Times: 10:00 - 17:00  
Price:   Standard Museum admission prices apply: Adults £10.50, Concessions £9.50, Young Person (4-18) £7.50, Family Ticket (2 adults) £30.00, Family Ticket (1 adult) £22. Free admission for Museums Pass holders, Friends of Gressenhall, and under 4s.


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Summer Story Festival – A Day with a Difference

Meet much-loved characters from your favourite childhood tales as you explore Gressenhall from the woods to the river. Lend a hand in Cinderella’s kitchen, help the Queen of Hearts find her tarts and decorate your own gingerbread man. Enjoy fun for all the family getting creative in Art Attack, before snuggling down to discover new tales at story time.

Sunday 30 August 2015
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Sunday 30 August 2015
Times: 10:00 - 17:00  
Price:   Special Event ticket prices apply: Adults £13.50, Concessions £12.50, Young Person (4-18) £10.00, Family Ticket (2 adults) £38.00, Family Ticket (1 adult) £28.50. Free admission for Museums Pass holders, Friends of Gressenhall, and under 4s.


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Village at War

Step back to the 1940s home front as you discover the effect of the Battle of Britain on the Norfolk landscape. Meet both British and American costumed characters whilst strolling round displays of military and civilian vehicles. Tap your feet to 1940s music from Timescape. Monday 31st August will feature a Battle of Britain Memorial Flypast (weather permitting.) Please note that special event admission charges apply for Village at War. See website for more information.

Monday 31 August 2015
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Monday 31 August 2015
Times: 10:00 - 17:00  
Price:   Special Event ticket prices apply: Adults £13.50, Concessions £12.50, Young Person (4-18) £10.00, Family Ticket (2 adults) £38.00, Family Ticket (1 adult) £28.50. Free admission for Museums Pass holders, Friends of Gressenhall, and under 4s.


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Village at War

Step back to the 1940s home front as you discover the effect of the Battle of Britain on the Norfolk landscape. Meet both British and American costumed characters whilst strolling round displays of military and civilian vehicles. Tap your feet to 1940s music from Timescape. Monday 31st August will feature a Battle of Britain Memorial Flypast (weather permitting.) Please note that special event admission charges apply for Village at War. See website for more information.

Sunday 13 September 2015
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Sunday 13 September 2015
Times: 10:00 - 17:00  
Price:   Free for all.


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Heritage Open Day

To celebrate this national heritage event, admission to Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse is free! Join behind the scenes access to the Historic Environment Service.

Sunday 27 September 2015
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Sunday 27 September 2015
Times: 10:00 - 17:00  
Price:   Standard Museum admission prices apply: Adults £10.50, Concessions £9.50, Young Person (4-18) £7.50, Family Ticket (2 adults) £30.00, Family Ticket (1 adult) £22. Free admission for Museums Pass holders, Friends of Gressenhall, and under 4s.


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Horse Power! - A Day with a Difference

Hear horseman’s tales and see heavy horses at work on Gressenhall Farm. Meet the horses and discover the different breeds whilst finding out the role of heavy horses in modern landscape management. In conjunction with Eastern Counties Heavy Horse Association.

Sunday 18 October 2015
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Sunday 18 October 2015
Times: 10:00 - 17:00  
Price:   Special Event ticket prices apply: Adults £13.50, Concessions £12.50, Young Person (4-18) £10.00, Family Ticket (2 adults) £38.00, Family Ticket (1 adult) £28.50. Free admission for Museums Pass holders, Friends of Gressenhall, and under 4s.


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Apple Day

A Gressenhall tradition! Come and celebrate the very best of autumn with all things appley: pressing, tasting, buying and naming. Come and celebrate apples and all things autumnal! Play apple games and see apples being pressed, watch local craftsmen demonstrating their skills and take the opportunity to taste apple juice or scrumptious cider. Stroll around the orchard with its traditional Norfolk varieties. Even bring your “mystery” apples to be identified! Buy fresh local meats, autumnal fruits, preserves and cakes. Please note that special event admission charges apply for Apple Day. See website for more information.

Friday 30 October 2015
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Friday 30 October 2015
Times: 18:00 - 20:00  
Price:   Tickets £6.00 / Museums Pass holders £5.00 / Under 4s free. To book, tel. 01362 869251.


01362 869251
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Ghostly Gressenhall

A frightfully fun family party for all your little witches and warlocks! Attend our magical lessons at Gressenhall Academy for Wizardry and Witchcraft and see if you can graduate top of the class. Dress up for the occasion in your scariest costume. Advance booking for this event is essential.To book, tel. 01362 869251.

Saturday 31 October 2015
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Saturday 31 October 2015
Times: 18:00 - 20:00  
Price:   Tickets £6.00 / Museums Pass holders £5.00 / Under 4s free.To book, tel. 01362 869251.


01362 869251
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Ghostly Gressenhall

A frightfully fun family party for all your little witches and warlocks! Attend our magical lessons at Gressenhall Academy for Wizardry and Witchcraft and see if you can graduate top of the class. Dress up for the occasion in your scariest costume. Advance booking for this event is essential. To book, tel. 01362 869251.

Monday 21 December 2015
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Monday 21 December 2015
Times: 10:00 - 14:30  
Price:   Tickets £8.00 / Museums Pass holders £7.00 / Under 4s free. To book, tel. 01362 869251.


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

Turn back the clock and enjoy a traditional festive celebration with carol singing and magic lantern shows. Get creative to make decorations and post a letter to Father Christmas. There are still tasks to be done in the Workhouse – all in good time for the arrival of a very special individual! Advance booking for this event is essential. To book, tel. 01362 869251

Tuesday 22 December 2015
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Tuesday 22 December 2015
Times: 10:00 - 14:30  
Price:   Tickets £8.00 / Museums Pass holders £7.00 / Under 4s free. To book, tel. 01362 869251.


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

Turn back the clock and enjoy a traditional festive celebration with carol singing and magic lantern shows. Get creative to make decorations and post a letter to Father Christmas. There are still tasks to be done in the Workhouse – all in good time for the arrival of a very special individual! Advance booking for this event is essential. To book, tel. 01362 869251.