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Saturday 19 October 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 19 October 2019
Times: 14:00 - 14:30  
Price:   Tour included with museum admission: Adults £9.90, Concessions £9.40, Family (1 adult) £26.10, Family (2 adults) £34.85


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Taboo - Colonialism in the Decorative Arts

Revise your relationship with our collections as we explore the grim realities, controversy and devastation behind some of the seemingly beautiful and benign objects across the museum. Events contain adult themes, talks and tours last 30-45 minutes. Colonialism in the Decorative Arts - explore and discuss stories of racism, exploitation and Britain's imperial past.

Saturday 19 October 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 19 October 2019
Times: 12:00 - 13:00  
Price:   Included with museum admission: Adults £9.90, Children £8.50, Concessions £9.40, Family (1 adult) £26.10, Family (2 adults) £34.85


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
The Lady is a Vamp

Get your gothic style inspiration with our collection of Victorian mourning collection of Victorian costume and accessories - plus take a look at the city's very best '80s and '90s goth trends!

Saturday 19 October 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 19 October 2019
Times: 13:00 - 13:30  
Price:   Included with museum admission: Adults £9.90, Children £8.50, Concessions £9.40, Family (1 adult) £26.10, Family (2 adults) £34.85


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Norwich School of Artists Tour

Discover the history of the famous Norwich School of Artists and explore our unique collection in this introductory tour.

Saturday 19 October 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 19 October 2019
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:   Activities included with museum admission: Adults £9.90, Children £8.50, Concessions £9.40, Family (1 adult) £26.10, Family (2 adults) £34.85


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Like a Bat Out of Hell - Half-term fun!

Explore all things dark and spooky across our natural history, costume and textiles, art and history collections, with crafts, tours and more! Forge your way into our heavy metal collection of chains, shackles and scolds' bridles and hear tales of crimes gone by. Take a spooky snap in our hellish photo-booth complete with props inspired by the museum's most gruesome collections. Activities from 10.30am-3.30pm.

Monday 21 October 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Monday 21 October 2019
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:   Activities included with museum admission: Adults £9.90, Children £8.50, Concessions £9.40, Family (1 adult) £26.10, Family (2 adults) £34.85


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Like a Bat Out of Hell - Half-term fun!

Explore all things dark and spooky across our natural history, costume and textiles, art and history collections, with crafts, tours and more! Forge your way into our heavy metal collection of chains, shackles and scolds' bridles and hear tales of crimes gone by. Take a spooky snap in our hellish photo-booth complete with props inspired by the museum's most gruesome collections. Activities from 10.30am-3.30pm.

Monday 21 October 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Monday 21 October 2019
Times: 12:00 - 15:30   Sessions start at 12noon, 1.30pm and 3pm
Price:   Included with museum admission: Adults £9.90, Children £8.50, Concessions £9.40, Family (1 adult) £26.10, Family (2 adults) £34.85


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Creatures of the Night

From glass eyes, to a man-eating crocodile; take a torch-lit tour of the Natural History gallery. Find out how creepy crawlies benefit our eco-systems and uncover intriguing stories from our collection. In partnership with Norwich Science Festival. Sessions at 12noon, 1.30pm & 3pm and last about 30-45 minutes. Book places on arrival.

Tuesday 22 October 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 22 October 2019
Times: 19:00 - 21:00  
Price:   Free


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
The Big Draw: Ink and Drink

Pick up a pen, grab a pint and unleash the artist within! Cartoonist and illustrator David Shenton will be on hand as you scribble the city from the top floor of The Sir Garnet pub in the centre of Norwich. Presented by Norwich Castle as part of The Big Draw Festival. Mad drawing skills are not required, materials provided. Booking essential, for availability email Daniella.Hadley@norfolk.gov.uk 18+ only.

Tuesday 22 October 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 22 October 2019
Times: 12:00 - 15:30   Sessions start at 12noon, 1.30pm and 3pm
Price:   Included with museum admission: Adults £9.90, Children £8.50, Concessions £9.40, Family (1 adult) £26.10, Family (2 adults) £34.85


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Creatures of the Night

From glass eyes, to a man-eating crocodile; take a torch-lit tour of the Natural History gallery. Find out how creepy crawlies benefit our eco-systems and uncover intriguing stories from our collection. In partnership with Norwich Science Festival. Sessions at 12noon, 1.30pm & 3pm and last about 30-45 minutes. Book places on arrival.

Tuesday 22 October 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 22 October 2019
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:   Activities included with museum admission: Adults £9.90, Children £8.50, Concessions £9.40, Family (1 adult) £26.10, Family (2 adults) £34.85


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Like a Bat Out of Hell - Half-term fun!

Explore all things dark and spooky across our natural history, costume and textiles, art and history collections, with crafts, tours and more! Forge your way into our heavy metal collection of chains, shackles and scolds' bridles and hear tales of crimes gone by. Take a spooky snap in our hellish photo-booth complete with props inspired by the museum's most gruesome collections. Activities from 10.30am-3.30pm.

Tuesday 22 October 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 22 October 2019
Times: 11:00 - 15:00   11am - 3pm
Price:   Included with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
The Big Draw: Big Prints!

It's time for some big printing! Create your very own stamps with artist Kate Munro and use them to build a picture of Norwich's iconic medieval castle, sharing your memories of the Castle along the way. Delivered as part of The Big Draw.

Wednesday 23 October 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 23 October 2019
Times: 11:00 - 15:00   11am - 3pm
Price:   Included with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
The Big Draw: Big Prints!

It's time for some big printing! Create your very own stamps with artist Kate Munro and use them to build a picture of Norwich's iconic medieval castle, sharing your memories of the Castle along the way. Delivered as part of The Big Draw.

Wednesday 23 October 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 23 October 2019
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:   Activities included with museum admission: Adults £9.90, Children £8.50, Concessions £9.40, Family (1 adult) £26.10, Family (2 adults) £34.85


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Like a Bat Out of Hell - Half-term fun!

Explore all things dark and spooky across our natural history, costume and textiles, art and history collections, with crafts, tours and more! Forge your way into our heavy metal collection of chains, shackles and scolds' bridles and hear tales of crimes gone by. Take a spooky snap in our hellish photo-booth complete with props inspired by the museum's most gruesome collections. Activities from 10.30am-3.30pm.

Wednesday 23 October 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 23 October 2019
Times: 12:00 - 15:30   Sessions start at 12noon, 1.30pm and 3pm
Price:   Included with museum admission: Adults £9.90, Children £8.50, Concessions £9.40, Family (1 adult) £26.10, Family (2 adults) £34.85


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Creatures of the Night

From glass eyes, to a man-eating crocodile; take a torch-lit tour of the Natural History gallery. Find out how creepy crawlies benefit our eco-systems and uncover intriguing stories from our collection. In partnership with Norwich Science Festival. Sessions at 12noon, 1.30pm & 3pm and last about 30-45 minutes. Book places on arrival.

Thursday 24 October 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Thursday 24 October 2019
Times: 12:00 - 15:30   Sessions start at 12noon, 1.30pm and 3pm
Price:   Included with museum admission: Adults £9.90, Children £8.50, Concessions £9.40, Family (1 adult) £26.10, Family (2 adults) £34.85


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Creatures of the Night

From glass eyes, to a man-eating crocodile; take a torch-lit tour of the Natural History gallery. Find out how creepy crawlies benefit our eco-systems and uncover intriguing stories from our collection. In partnership with Norwich Science Festival. Sessions at 12noon, 1.30pm & 3pm and last about 30-45 minutes. Book places on arrival.

Thursday 24 October 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Thursday 24 October 2019
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:   Activities included with museum admission: Adults £9.90, Children £8.50, Concessions £9.40, Family (1 adult) £26.10, Family (2 adults) £34.85


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Like a Bat Out of Hell - Half-term fun!

Explore all things dark and spooky across our natural history, costume and textiles, art and history collections, with crafts, tours and more! Forge your way into our heavy metal collection of chains, shackles and scolds' bridles and hear tales of crimes gone by. Take a spooky snap in our hellish photo-booth complete with props inspired by the museum's most gruesome collections. Activities from 10.30am-3.30pm.

Thursday 24 October 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Thursday 24 October 2019
Times: 11:00 - 15:00   11am - 3pm
Price:   Included with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
The Big Draw: Big Prints!

It's time for some big printing! Create your very own stamps with artist Kate Munro and use them to build a picture of Norwich's iconic medieval castle, sharing your memories of the Castle along the way. Delivered as part of The Big Draw.

Friday 25 October 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Friday 25 October 2019
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:   Activities included with museum admission: Adults £9.90, Children £8.50, Concessions £9.40, Family (1 adult) £26.10, Family (2 adults) £34.85


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Like a Bat Out of Hell - Half-term fun!

Explore all things dark and spooky across our natural history, costume and textiles, art and history collections, with crafts, tours and more! Forge your way into our heavy metal collection of chains, shackles and scolds' bridles and hear tales of crimes gone by. Take a spooky snap in our hellish photo-booth complete with props inspired by the museum's most gruesome collections. Activities from 10.30am-3.30pm.

Friday 25 October 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Friday 25 October 2019
Times: 12:00 - 15:30   Sessions start at 12noon, 1.30pm and 3pm
Price:   Included with museum admission: Adults £9.90, Children £8.50, Concessions £9.40, Family (1 adult) £26.10, Family (2 adults) £34.85


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Creatures of the Night

From glass eyes, to a man-eating crocodile; take a torch-lit tour of the Natural History gallery. Find out how creepy crawlies benefit our eco-systems and uncover intriguing stories from our collection. In partnership with Norwich Science Festival. Sessions at 12noon, 1.30pm & 3pm and last about 30-45 minutes. Book places on arrival.

Saturday 26 October 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 26 October 2019
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:   Activities included with museum admission: Adults £9.90, Children £8.50, Concessions £9.40, Family (1 adult) £26.10, Family (2 adults) £34.85


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Like a Bat Out of Hell - Half-term fun!

Explore all things dark and spooky across our natural history, costume and textiles, art and history collections, with crafts, tours and more! Forge your way into our heavy metal collection of chains, shackles and scolds' bridles and hear tales of crimes gone by. Take a spooky snap in our hellish photo-booth complete with props inspired by the museum's most gruesome collections. Activities from 10.30am-3.30pm.

Saturday 26 October 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 26 October 2019
Times: 12:00 - 13:00  
Price:   Included with museum admission: Adults £9.90, Children £8.50, Concessions £9.40, Family (1 adult) £26.10, Family (2 adults) £34.85


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
The Lady is a Vamp

Get your gothic style inspiration with our collection of Victorian mourning collection of Victorian costume and accessories - plus take a look at the city's very best '80s and '90s goth trends!

Saturday 26 October 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 26 October 2019
Times: 14:00 - 14:30  
Price:   Talk included with museum admission: Adults £9.90, Concessions £9.40, Family (1 adult) £26.10, Family (2 adults) £34.85


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Taboo - Plastic...Fantastic?

Revise your relationship with our collections as we explore the grim realities, controversy and devastation behind some of the seemingly beautiful and benign objects across the museum. Events contain adult themes, talks and tours last 30-45 minutes. Plastic...Fantastic? - Plastic is the taboo material of our time. Find out how it features in museum collections, and our everyday lives as well as its impact upon the world.

Saturday 26 October 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 26 October 2019
Times: 13:00 - 13:30  
Price:   included with museum admission: Adults £9.90, Children £8.50, Concessions £9.40, Family (1 adult) £26.10, Family (2 adults) £34.85


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Lines of Sight: W. G. Sebald’s East Anglia Exhibition Tour

An introductory tour of this unprecedented exhibition celebrating the work of internationally renowned author W. G. Sebald.

Friday 01 November 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Friday 01 November 2019
Times: 10:30 - 12:30   10.30am - 12.30pm
Price:   Free


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
The Big Draw: Drawing on the Divine

Join artist Kate Munro for this unique sketching pilgrimage of some of Norwich’s finest re-purposed medieval churches, delivered in partnership with the Norwich Historic Churches Trust. With unprecedented access to sites, and the opportunity to climb a church tower for an exceptional view of our historical city, this artist-led workshop and tour is unlike any other. Free, booking essential. Spaces limited. Email Daniella.Hadley@norfolk.gov.uk for availability. Please note this tour includes walking some distances, with the opportunities for breaks at the church sites. We advise wearing plenty of warm clothing and comfortable shoes. In the event of extremely bad weather this event may be cancelled and the tour may be subject to change on the day. This tour will begin outside Norwich Castle. If you would like to discuss accessibility, please email the address above.

Saturday 02 November 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 02 November 2019
Times: 14:00 - 16:00  
Price:   £5


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Making Thinks with Sebald: Artist-led Workshops for ages 16-25

Artist led workshops for ages 16-25 with artists Karl and Kimberley Foster from the Sorhed partnership. £5 per session. Booking essential: 01603 493625/495897 Making Thinks with Sebald 2-4pm Join us as we use objects to investigate the process of turning thoughts into things and vice versa.

Saturday 02 November 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 02 November 2019
Times: 10:30 - 12:30  
Price:   £5


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Thinking Thinks with Sebald: Artist-led Workshops for ages 16-25

Join artists Karl and Kimberley Foster from the Sorhed partnership. £5 per session Booking essential: 01603 493625/495897 Thinking Thinks with Sebald 10.30am -12.30pm Join us as we explore Sebald’s themes within a gallery setting to understand how thoughts are both made and unmade.

Saturday 02 November 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 02 November 2019
Times: 13:30 - 16:00  
Price:   Adult £8, Concession £7.50, Museums Pass £7.


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Castle Writers - Workshop for Adults

Enjoy friendly and informal support with your creative prose and be inspired by the museum's collections in this monthly class with author Amanda Addison. Booking essential on 01603 495897 / 493625.

Saturday 02 November 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 02 November 2019
Times: 13:00 - 13:30  
Price:   Tour included with museum admission: Adults £9.90, Children £8.50, Concessions £9.40, Family (1 adult) £26.10, Family (2 adults) £34.85


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Female Voices Tour

Discover the incredible women across our collections. Because women in history shouldn’t be a mystery.

Saturday 02 November 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 02 November 2019
Times: 14:00 - 14:30  
Price:   Tour included with museum admission: Adults £9.90, Children £8.50, Concessions £9.40, Family (1 adult) £26.10, Family (2 adults) £34.85


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Time and Place: LGBT+ Identities in the Castle Collections

From penguins to the ancient god Pan, we turn a queer eye on our collections and explore non-normative gender and sexuality across time and place in this brand new tour, putting LGBT+ stories at the heart of the museum.

Saturday 02 November 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 02 November 2019
Times: 10:15 - 12:30  
Price:   £60 for 6 week course


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Workshops for Children: Knight Club

Learn to sword fight, design your own heraldry, and complete challenges to earn your Knighthood! Suitable for boys and girls aged 8-11. Booking essential on 01603 495897 / 493625. £60 for a six-week course. Course dates: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 November & 7 December.

Saturday 09 November 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 09 November 2019
Times: 14:00 - 14:30  
Price:   Tours included with museum admission: Adults £9.90, Children £8.50, Concessions £9.40, Family (1 adult) £26.10, Family (2 adults) £34.85


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Taboo - Undercover of the Knight

Revise your relationship with our collections as we explore the grim realities, controversy and devastation behind some of the seemingly beautiful and benign objects across the museum. Events contain adult themes, talks and tours last 30-45 minutes. Undercover of the Knight - Steel yourself for a discussion of medieval moral codes, masculinity and the world of not so noble knights.