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Saturday 01 August 2015
Time & Tide
Date:
Saturday 01 August 2015
Times: None - None  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £5.20, Conc. £4.70, Young person £3.90. Family tickets are available.


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Anthony Amies: Land and Sea

An exhibition of seascapes and landscapes from the Time and Tide collections by artist Anthony Amies, including work created when he studied at Great Yarmouth Art School in the 1960s.

Saturday 01 August 2015
Time & Tide
Date:
Saturday 01 August 2015
Times: None - None  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £5.20, Conc. £4.70, Young person £3.90. Family tickets are avilable.


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Humans in Ancient Britain

The story of humans in Britain stretches back nearly one million years, with the earliest human footprints found off the coast of Happisburgh. This exhibition from the collections of the Natural History Museum and Norfolk Museums Service focuses on significant objects that have informed our understanding of early Britons, selected specially for the Time and Tide Museum of Great Yarmouth Life.

Saturday 01 August 2015
Time & Tide
Date:
Saturday 01 August 2015
Times: 10:00 - 16:00  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £5.20, Conc. £4.70, Young person (4-18) £3.90 Family tickets - £10.90 (1 adult + all children), £14.50 (2 adults + all children)


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Fossil Detective Trail

Become a palaeontologist for the day and travel back in time to find clues around the museum with this free, fun trail.

Saturday 01 August 2015
Time & Tide
Date:
Saturday 01 August 2015
Times: 10:00 - 16:00  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £5.20, Conc. £4.70, Young person (4-18) £3.90 Family tickets - £10.90 (1 adult + all children), £14.50 (2 adults + all children)


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Ancient Animal Colouring Activity

Colour in a Mammoth, Hyaena, Woolly Rhino and more, and find out more about the strange animals that used to live in Norfolk.

Saturday 01 August 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 01 August 2015
Times: 10:00 - 16:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission.


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Enchanted Garden

Enchanted Garden is a new series of eight polychromed and gilded alabaster reliefs by Ana Maria Pacheco. They reflect the artist's interest in the medieval alabasters in the Castle's collection and depict mythic creatures from her imagination. Work by the sculptor is also on display across the city.

Saturday 01 August 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 01 August 2015
Times: 10:00 - 16:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission.


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Sawdust and Threads

This exhibition showcases new work by artist Caroline Wright who has been drawing and taking apart de-accessioned museum objects across Norwich Castle, the Polar Museum in Cambridge and UCL Museum & Collections in London.

Saturday 01 August 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 01 August 2015
Times: 10:00 - 16:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission.


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
ARTIST ROOMS: Jeff Koons

Jeff Koons is widely regarded as one of the most pioneering and controversial artists of our time, known for his imaginative use of everyday objects. This landmark exhibiton showcases Koon's remarkable career and includes his breakthrough work with vacuum cleaners and basketballs, as well as his more recent explorations with inflatables cast from aluminium. ARTIST ROOMS: Jeff Koon will be the first time Koon's work has been shown in East Anglia and is the only chance to see Koon's work in the UK in 2015. The exhibition is organised in partnership with Norfolk & Norwich Festival (8-24 May) - a world class festival of music, visual art, theatre, performance, and literature.

Saturday 01 August 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 01 August 2015
Times: 11:00 - 15:30   11am to 12.30pm and 1.30 to 3.30pm
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Medieval Madness!

Amazing arms and armour, costumed characters, and a chance to add your name to the ’Magna Carta’ scroll! Plus tales, shields, Medieval bunting and museum objects galore. Programme changes daily.

Saturday 01 August 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 01 August 2015
Times: 10:00 - 16:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
'almost too daring for an individual': John Sell Cotman's one-man exhibiton, 1806-7

In the winter of 1806-7, 24 year old John Sell Cotman staged an extensive one-man exhibiton at his house in Norwich. Located in the Colman Project Space, this exhibition re-imagines the show, highlighting the enterprising methods Cotman used to present himself as an ambitious and varied artist.

Saturday 01 August 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 01 August 2015
Times: 10:00 - 16:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Seeing the Light

Showcasing works on paper from our art collection which have rarely, if ever, been displayed before. Thanks to a digitisation project supported by the East Anglia Art Fund and sponsored by the Norwich Town Close Estate Charity. Located in the Colman Watercolour Gallery. Until Saturday 6th March 2016.

Saturday 01 August 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 01 August 2015
Times: 11:30 - 14:30   11.30am, 1.30pm and 2.30pm. 20 minutes
Price:   Adult £2.60, Conc £2.30, Child (5-18) £1.90; 2 adults plus all children £7.20, 1 adult plus all children £5.10. For more information call 01603 495897


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Dungeon Tours

Explore a maze of early medieval cellars deep beneath the Castle and hear extraordinary stories about the prisoners who were kept there. Learn about the history of crime and punishment and see instruments of torture, including a ducking stool, scold's bridle and gibbet iron. Suitable for ages 5+

Saturday 01 August 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 01 August 2015
Times: 11:00 - 14:00   11am and 2pm. 20 minutes
Price:   Adult £2.60, Conc £2.30, Child (5-18) £1.90; 2 adults plus all children £7.20, 1 adult plus all children £5.10. For more information call 01603 495897


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
The Battlement Experience

Climb the Norman spiral staircase to enjoy breathtaking, panoramic views of Norwich. From here you can see Mousehold Heath - the scene of Kett's 1549 rebellion, the magnificent Norman Cathedral, historic Noriwch buildings and local landmarks. Avaliable most days, weather permitting. Suitable for ages 8+

Saturday 01 August 2015
Lynn Museum
Date:
Saturday 01 August 2015
Times: 10:00 - 17:00  
Price:   Free with Museum admission


01553 775001
lynn.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Art of the Mart Family Trail

Art of the Mart Family trail. A fun family trail inspired by our latest temporary exhibition.

Saturday 01 August 2015
Cromer Museum
Date:
Saturday 01 August 2015
Times: 10:00 - 16:00  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £3.75, Conc. £3.40, Young person (4-18) £2.80 Family tickets £7.90 (1 adult + all children), £10.50 (2 adults + all children)


01263 513543
cromer.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
A Mammoth Discovery (Museum Trail)

Unearth the past and discover giant facts about the excavation of the West Runton Elephant and the building of the life-size articulated mammoth model.

Saturday 01 August 2015
The Tolhouse
Date:
Saturday 01 August 2015
Times: None - None  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £3.50, Conc. £3.20, Young person (4-18) £2.60. Family tickets £7.30 (1 adult + all children), £9.80 (2 adults + all children)


01493 745526
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Witch Hunt: The East Anglian Witch Hunt 1645-47

Behind the fairytales and folklore lies a true story of paranoia and persecution, which led to the execution of 50,000 men and women between 1500 and 1800. This exhibition explores the witch hunt that took place at the height of the English Civil War. A touring exhibition by Epping Forest District Museum.

Saturday 01 August 2015
Ancient House
Date:
Saturday 01 August 2015
Times: 10:00 - 17:00   10am to 5pm
Price:   50p per trail plus normal museum admission price or buy a Trail card £3.50 for 12 trails inc. free admission for one child and accompanying adult per trail.


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
Dinosmania! Family Trail

Enjoy a dinosaur themed trail around the museum and win a small prize.

Sunday 02 August 2015
The Tolhouse
Date:
Sunday 02 August 2015
Times: None - None  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £3.50, Conc. £3.20, Young person (4-18) £2.60. Family tickets £7.30 (1 adult + all children), £9.80 (2 adults + all children)


01493 745526
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Witch Hunt: The East Anglian Witch Hunt 1645-47

Behind the fairytales and folklore lies a true story of paranoia and persecution, which led to the execution of 50,000 men and women between 1500 and 1800. This exhibition explores the witch hunt that took place at the height of the English Civil War. A touring exhibition by Epping Forest District Museum.

Sunday 02 August 2015
Cromer Museum
Date:
Sunday 02 August 2015
Times: 10:00 - 16:00  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £3.75, Conc. £3.40, Young person (4-18) £2.80 Family tickets £7.90 (1 adult + all children), £10.50 (2 adults + all children)


01263 513543
cromer.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
A Mammoth Discovery (Museum Trail)

Unearth the past and discover giant facts about the excavation of the West Runton Elephant and the building of the life-size articulated mammoth model.

Sunday 02 August 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Sunday 02 August 2015
Times: 14:00 - 15:00   2pm and 3pm. 20 minutes
Price:   Adult £2.60, Conc £2.30, Child (5-18) £1.90; 2 adults plus all children £7.20, 1 adult plus all children £5.10. For more information call 01603 495897


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Dungeon Tours

Explore a maze of early medieval cellars deep beneath the Castle and hear extraordinary stories about the prisoners who were kept there. Learn about the history of crime and punishment and see instruments of torture, including a ducking stool, scold's bridle and gibbet iron. Suitable for ages 5+

Sunday 02 August 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Sunday 02 August 2015
Times: 13:30 - 15:30   1.30, 2.30 and 3.30pm. 20 minutes
Price:   Adult £2.60, Conc £2.30, Child (5-18) £1.90; 2 adults plus all children £7.20, 1 adult plus all children £5.10. For more information call 01603 495897


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
The Battlement Experience

Climb the Norman spiral staircase to enjoy breathtaking, panoramic views of Norwich. From here you can see Mousehold Heath - the scene of Kett's 1549 rebellion, the magnificent Norman Cathedral, historic Noriwch buildings and local landmarks. Avaliable most days, weather permitting. Suitable for ages 8+

Sunday 02 August 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Sunday 02 August 2015
Times: 13:00 - 16:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Seeing the Light

Showcasing works on paper from our art collection which have rarely, if ever, been displayed before. Thanks to a digitisation project supported by the East Anglia Art Fund and sponsored by the Norwich Town Close Estate Charity. Located in the Colman Watercolour Gallery. Until Saturday 6th March 2016.

Sunday 02 August 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Sunday 02 August 2015
Times: 13:00 - 16:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
'almost too daring for an individual': John Sell Cotman's one-man exhibiton, 1806-7

In the winter of 1806-7, 24 year old John Sell Cotman staged an extensive one-man exhibiton at his house in Norwich. Located in the Colman Project Space, this exhibition re-imagines the show, highlighting the enterprising methods Cotman used to present himself as an ambitious and varied artist.

Sunday 02 August 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Sunday 02 August 2015
Times: 13:00 - 16:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission.


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
ARTIST ROOMS: Jeff Koons

Jeff Koons is widely regarded as one of the most pioneering and controversial artists of our time, known for his imaginative use of everyday objects. This landmark exhibiton showcases Koon's remarkable career and includes his breakthrough work with vacuum cleaners and basketballs, as well as his more recent explorations with inflatables cast from aluminium. ARTIST ROOMS: Jeff Koon will be the first time Koon's work has been shown in East Anglia and is the only chance to see Koon's work in the UK in 2015. The exhibition is organised in partnership with Norfolk & Norwich Festival (8-24 May) - a world class festival of music, visual art, theatre, performance, and literature.

Sunday 02 August 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Sunday 02 August 2015
Times: 13:00 - 16:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission.


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Sawdust and Threads

This exhibition showcases new work by artist Caroline Wright who has been drawing and taking apart de-accessioned museum objects across Norwich Castle, the Polar Museum in Cambridge and UCL Museum & Collections in London.

Sunday 02 August 2015
Norwich Castle
Date:
Sunday 02 August 2015
Times: 13:00 - 16:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission.


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Enchanted Garden

Enchanted Garden is a new series of eight polychromed and gilded alabaster reliefs by Ana Maria Pacheco. They reflect the artist's interest in the medieval alabasters in the Castle's collection and depict mythic creatures from her imagination. Work by the sculptor is also on display across the city.

Sunday 02 August 2015
Time & Tide
Date:
Sunday 02 August 2015
Times: 10:00 - 16:00  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £5.20, Conc. £4.70, Young person (4-18) £3.90 Family tickets - £10.90 (1 adult + all children), £14.50 (2 adults + all children)


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Ancient Animal Colouring Activity

Colour in a Mammoth, Hyaena, Woolly Rhino and more, and find out more about the strange animals that used to live in Norfolk.

Sunday 02 August 2015
Time & Tide
Date:
Sunday 02 August 2015
Times: 10:00 - 16:00  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £5.20, Conc. £4.70, Young person (4-18) £3.90 Family tickets - £10.90 (1 adult + all children), £14.50 (2 adults + all children)


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Fossil Detective Trail

Become a palaeontologist for the day and travel back in time to find clues around the museum with this free, fun trail.

Sunday 02 August 2015
Time & Tide
Date:
Sunday 02 August 2015
Times: None - None  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £5.20, Conc. £4.70, Young person £3.90. Family tickets are avilable.


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Humans in Ancient Britain

The story of humans in Britain stretches back nearly one million years, with the earliest human footprints found off the coast of Happisburgh. This exhibition from the collections of the Natural History Museum and Norfolk Museums Service focuses on significant objects that have informed our understanding of early Britons, selected specially for the Time and Tide Museum of Great Yarmouth Life.

Sunday 02 August 2015
Time & Tide
Date:
Sunday 02 August 2015
Times: None - None  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £5.20, Conc. £4.70, Young person £3.90. Family tickets are available.


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Anthony Amies: Land and Sea

An exhibition of seascapes and landscapes from the Time and Tide collections by artist Anthony Amies, including work created when he studied at Great Yarmouth Art School in the 1960s.

Monday 03 August 2015
Time & Tide
Date:
Monday 03 August 2015
Times: None - None  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £5.20, Conc. £4.70, Young person £3.90. Family tickets are available.


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Anthony Amies: Land and Sea

An exhibition of seascapes and landscapes from the Time and Tide collections by artist Anthony Amies, including work created when he studied at Great Yarmouth Art School in the 1960s.