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Wednesday 31 January 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 31 January 2018
Times: 11:00 - 12:30   or 1 - 2.30pm
Price:   Adults £6.50, Conc £6, Museums Pass £5.50


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Castle Art

Friendly and informal monthly classes led by artist Garry Pereira, to encourage artists to experiment with media, techniques and styles. Suitable for beginners or improvers, working with the Castle's stunning collections for inspiration.

Friday 02 February 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Friday 02 February 2018
Times: 14:30 - 15:00  
Price:  


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Highlights tour

Discover star objects and fascinating stories in a look at some of the highlights of Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery. Age 12+. Included with museum admission.

Saturday 03 February 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 03 February 2018
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:  


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Archaeology Day: Show Me The Money!

Cash in on our fascinating day about money! When did it start? Where does it come from? What is it made from? Activities, talks, trails, make your own money and try metal-detecting too!

Saturday 03 February 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 03 February 2018
Times: 13:30 - 16:00  
Price:   Adult £8, Conc £7.50, Museums Pass £7


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Castle Writers

The workshops are suitable for budding writers and those wishing to improve their skills. The sessions will build confidence and skills in a friendly and supportive environment by offering constructive feedback, suggestions and advice. The sessions are led by Amanda Addison and although based in the classroom, they make extensive use of the Castle galleries and exhibitions to support the learning.

Thursday 08 February 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Thursday 08 February 2018
Times: 14:30 - 15:00  
Price:  


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Courtroom tour

Follow your guide down the spiral staircase, through the prisoners' tunnel and into our 19th century courtroom to find out about real trials of the past. Age 12+. Included with museum admission.

Saturday 10 February 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 10 February 2018
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:  


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Half-Term: Kings, Queens & Dirty Rascals

See our Right Royal Drama, learn to defend the realm with TV fight director Keith Wallis and make a Kings and Queens of England timeline. Plus Scallywags' School, Cheeky Crafts, Posh Talks, Royal Tours, and Castle Capers galore. Activities vary daily (Saturday 10 and Monday 12 - Saturday 17 February).

Monday 12 February 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Monday 12 February 2018
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:  


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Half-Term: Kings, Queens and Dirty Rascals

See our Right Royal Drama, learn to defend the realm with TV fight director Keith Wallis and make a Kings and Queens of England timeline. Plus Scallywags' School, Cheeky Crafts, Posh Talks, Royal Tours, and Castle Capers galore. Activities vary daily (Saturday 10 and Monday 12 - Saturday 17 February).

Tuesday 13 February 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 13 February 2018
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:  


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Half-Term: Kings, Queens and Dirty Rascals

See our Right Royal Drama, learn to defend the realm with TV fight director Keith Wallis and make a Kings and Queens of England timeline. Plus Scallywags' School, Cheeky Crafts, Posh Talks, Royal Tours, and Castle Capers galore. Activities vary daily (Saturday 10 and Monday 12 - Saturday 17 February).

Tuesday 13 February 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 13 February 2018
Times: 14:00 - 14:30  
Price:  


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
The Square Box on the Hill exhibition tour

A tour of the fascinating displays with exhibition curator Paris Agar.

Wednesday 14 February 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 14 February 2018
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:  


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Half-Term: Kings, Queens and Dirty Rascals

See our Right Royal Drama, learn to defend the realm with TV fight director Keith Wallis and make a Kings and Queens of England timeline. Plus Scallywags' School, Cheeky Crafts, Posh Talks, Royal Tours, and Castle Capers galore. Activities vary daily (Saturday 10 and Monday 12 - Saturday 17 February).

Wednesday 14 February 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 14 February 2018
Times: 11:00 - 12:30   or 1 - 2.30pm
Price:   Adults £6.50, Conc £6, Museums Pass £5.50


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Castle Art

Friendly and informal monthly classes led by artist Garry Pereira, to encourage artists to experiment with media, techniques and styles. Suitable for beginners or improvers, working with the Castle's stunning collections for inspiration.

Thursday 15 February 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Thursday 15 February 2018
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:  


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Half-Term: Kings, Queens and Dirty Rascals

See our Right Royal Drama, learn to defend the realm with TV fight director Keith Wallis and make a Kings and Queens of England timeline. Plus Scallywags' School, Cheeky Crafts, Posh Talks, Royal Tours, and Castle Capers galore. Activities vary daily (Saturday 10 and Monday 12 - Saturday 17 February).

Friday 16 February 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Friday 16 February 2018
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:  


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Half-Term: Kings, Queens and Dirty Rascals

See our Right Royal Drama, learn to defend the realm with TV fight director Keith Wallis and make a Kings and Queens of England timeline. Plus Scallywags' School, Cheeky Crafts, Posh Talks, Royal Tours, and Castle Capers galore. Activities vary daily (Saturday 10 and Monday 12 - Saturday 17 February).

Saturday 17 February 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 17 February 2018
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:  


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Half-Term: Kings, Queens and Dirty Rascals

See our Right Royal Drama, learn to defend the realm with TV fight director Keith Wallis and make a Kings and Queens of England timeline. Plus Scallywags' School, Cheeky Crafts, Posh Talks, Royal Tours, and Castle Capers galore. Activities vary daily (Saturday 10 and Monday 12 - Saturday 17 February).

Saturday 17 February 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 17 February 2018
Times: 13:30 - 14:30  
Price:  


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Fighting Gallery tour

Learn about the Castle's defensive past. Amazing views, medieval graffiti and stonemasons' marks combine to make this a fascinating tour. Age 12+. Additional charge applies.

Tuesday 20 February 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 20 February 2018
Times: 14:00 - 14:30  
Price:  


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
The Square Box on the Hill exhibition tour

A tour of the fascinating displays with exhibition curator Paris Agar.

Tuesday 27 February 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 27 February 2018
Times: 12:30 - 13:00  
Price:  


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Tuesday Lunchtime Talk

From Royal Palace to Royal Palace (and Everything in Between): The Story behind The Square Box on the Hill. Talk with Paris Agar, exhibition curator.

Saturday 03 March 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 03 March 2018
Times: 13:30 - 16:00  
Price:   Adult £8, Conc £7.50, Museums Pass £7


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Castle Writers

The workshops are suitable for budding writers and those wishing to improve their skills. The sessions will build confidence and skills in a friendly and supportive environment by offering constructive feedback, suggestions and advice. The sessions are led by Amanda Addison and although based in the classroom, they make extensive use of the Castle galleries and exhibitions to support the learning.

Saturday 03 March 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 03 March 2018
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:  


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Rabbit's Friends and Relations

Join Natural History curator Dr David Waterhouse to find out about the evolution of the rabbit family and how this British countryside familiar is actually a Spanish settler. Plus Mad March Hares, costume and textiles, a bunny trail and storytelling too!

Thursday 08 March 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Thursday 08 March 2018
Times: 14:30 - 15:00  
Price:  


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Courtroom tour

Follow your guide down the spiral staircase, through the prisoners' tunnel and into our 19th century courtroom to find out about real trials of the past. Age 12+. Included with museum admission.

Saturday 10 March 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 10 March 2018
Times: None - None  
Price:  


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Textile Takeover: Dress to Protest!

Explore costume, accessories and textiles created or worn with protest in mind, including embroidered letters by Lorina Bulwer and the Duvet of Love made with hundreds of badges. Talks, tours, hands-on demonstrations and a chance to make your own protest piece.

Sunday 11 March 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Sunday 11 March 2018
Times: 13:00 - 15:30  
Price:  


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Textile Takeover: Dress to Protest!

Explore costume, accessories and textiles created or worn with protest in mind, including embroidered letters by Lorina Bulwer and the Duvet of Love made with hundreds of badges. Talks, tours, hands-on demonstrations and a chance to make your own protest piece.

Saturday 17 March 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 17 March 2018
Times: 13:30 - 14:30  
Price:  


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Fighting Gallery tour

Learn about the Castle's defensive past. Amazing views, medieval graffiti and stonemasons' marks combine to make this a fascinating tour. Age 12+. Additional charge applies.

Saturday 17 March 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 17 March 2018
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:  


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Science Day: Transformers

The science of transformation: how does the chrysalis change into a butterfly and what happens to the human body as we age? Plus hands-on alchemy, date the Castle with deduction, talks, quizzes and more!

Tuesday 20 March 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 20 March 2018
Times: 12:30 - 13:00  
Price:  


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Tuesday Lunchtime Talk

Serving Time in the Castle: Prisoners and their Gaolers. Talk to accompany The Square Box on the Hill exhibition, with Dr Nick Arber, Norwich Castle Prison Historian.

Friday 23 March 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Friday 23 March 2018
Times: 14:30 - 15:00  
Price:  


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Highlights tour

Discover star objects and fascinating stories in a look at some of the highlights of Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery. Age 12+. Included with museum admission.

Saturday 24 March 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 24 March 2018
Times: 11:00 - 16:00  
Price:   Adults £45, Conc £42.50, Museums Pass £40


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Castle Writers Weekend Workshop

Two-day course led by Amanda Addison, exploring Inheritance: Norwich Castle Open Art Show as a catalyst for poetry and prose fiction writing. Suitable for beginners and improvers. Saturday 24 March (11am - 4pm) and Sunday 25 March (1.30 - 4pm).

Saturday 24 March 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 24 March 2018
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:  


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
King of the Castle

Take part in our giant Lego castle-building competition, learn how to bow and curtsy, make swords and shields to take home, and join the quest to earn your own crown!

Sunday 25 March 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Sunday 25 March 2018
Times: 13:30 - 16:00  
Price:   Adults £45, Conc £42.50, Museums Pass £40


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Castle Writers Weekend Workshop

Two-day course led by Amanda Addison, exploring Inheritance: Norwich Castle Open Art Show as a catalyst for poetry and prose fiction writing. Suitable for beginners and improvers. Saturday 24 March (11am - 4pm) and Sunday 25 March (1.30 - 4pm).

Thursday 29 March 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Thursday 29 March 2018
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:  


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Easter Holidays: Castle CSI

Become a Castle crime scene investigator and explore crime and punishment from medieval to modern times. Follow our Crime Trail, feel the death mask bumps, sit in judgement with Judge Childers, detour along the prisoners' secret tunnel, and visit the dungeons (additional charge applies). Activities vary daily (Thursday 29 March - Friday 13 April, excluding Sundays).