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Tuesday 19 February 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 19 February 2019
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:   Included with museum admission: Adults £9.50, Children £8.10, Concessions £9.00, Family (1 adult) £25.00, Family (2 adults) £33.40


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Legend!

The Vikings have landed! Join us to explore all things Viking during the school holidays - create your own Viking travel chart and helmet, become the Legend in our Viking selfie station, plus enjoy tours, Viking objects and drama performances! Activities change daily and are included with admission. 10.30am - 3.30pm daily (except Sunday)

Tuesday 19 February 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 19 February 2019
Times: 11:30 - 15:00   11.30am, 1.45pm, 2.30pm
Price:   Included with museum admission: Adults £9.50, Children £8.10, Concessions £9.00, Family (1 adult) £25.00, Family (2 adults) £33.40


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Legend: Warriors!

As part of our half-term programme Legend!, join stage and screen choreographer Keith Wallis as he demonstrates Viking combat with Tom Ziebell - as seen in the TV series Vikings!

Tuesday 19 February 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 19 February 2019
Times: 12:30 - 13:30  
Price:   Talk included with museum admission: Adults £9.50, Children £8.10, Concessions £9.00, Family (1 adult) £25.00, Family (2 adults) £33.40


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Tuesday Talk - Curating the Viking Exhibition: An Introduction

Join us for an informative talk by Dr Andrew Woods of the York Museums Trust complementing our exciting exhibition 'Viking: Rediscover the Legend'. Talks last between 30 and 45 minutes. Booking not required.

Tuesday 19 February 2019
Time & Tide
Date:
Tuesday 19 February 2019
Times: 11:00 - 16:00  
Price:   Adult £5.95, Concession £5.65, Child £5, Family + 2 adults £20.95, Family + 1 adult £15.70


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Circus Week!

This half term we are embracing everything circus as part of our Circus: Show of Shows exhibition. Everyday there will be a circus themed craft activity inspired by famous acts of the ring.

Tuesday 19 February 2019
Time & Tide
Date:
Tuesday 19 February 2019
Times: 10:30 - 11:30  
Price:   free of charge


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Handling History Hour

This hour is for especially for local people who enjoy chatting about Great Yarmouth's heritage. The informal, drop-in session will focus on one selected object and use it to explore the town's history.

Tuesday 19 February 2019
Ancient House
Date:
Tuesday 19 February 2019
Times: 10:00 - 13:00  
Price:   £2.00 or £1.00 for Museum Pass Holders and Friends of Thetford Museum inc. admission.


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
Victorian Museum Discovery Day

Discover the weird and wonderful world of the Victorian Collector. Meet costumed characters, handle strange and interesting objects and make crafts to take home for your own collections.

Tuesday 19 February 2019
The Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell
Date:
Tuesday 19 February 2019
Times: None - None   10am - 4.30pm
Price:   Included in admission: Adult £5.95, Conc. £5.65, Child (4-18) £5, Family (1 adult) £15.70, Family (2 adults) £20.95.


01603 493625
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
A Dragon's Tale

A celebration of the city's dragon heritage. Take the Snap trail and make your own fire-breathing beast!

Tuesday 19 February 2019
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Tuesday 19 February 2019
Times: 10:00 - 16:00   Timed activities throughout the day.
Price:   Standard admission prices apply: Adult £12.40, Conc £11.75, Child (4-18) £10.50, Family ticket (1 adult and all children): £32.75, Family ticket (2 adults and all children): £43.65


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
I’m in the Workhouse: get me out of here!

Explore Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse as it reopens for February Half Term with activities for all the family. Have you got what it takes to escape the workhouse? Hunt for the keys and tools you need to get out! Learn the skills you need to survive in the outside world. Send secret messages and create your very own disguise to sneak past the Workhouse Master!

Tuesday 19 February 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 19 February 2019
Times: 12:00 - 12:30  
Price:   Included with museum admission: Adults £9.50, Children £8.10, Concessions £9.00, Family (1 adult) £25.00, Family (2 adults) £33.40


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Tour of the Medieval Castle Keep

Discover the fascinating history of this Norman Palace. Daily tours run from Monday - Friday and start at 12pm.

Wednesday 20 February 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 20 February 2019
Times: 12:00 - 12:30  
Price:   Included with museum admission: Adults £9.50, Children £8.10, Concessions £9.00, Family (1 adult) £25.00, Family (2 adults) £33.40


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Tour of the Medieval Castle Keep

Discover the fascinating history of this Norman Palace. Daily tours run from Monday - Friday and start at 12pm.

Wednesday 20 February 2019
Strangers' Hall
Date:
Wednesday 20 February 2019
Times: None - None   10am - 4pm
Price:   Included in admission: Adult £5.20, Conc. £4.95, Child (4-18) £4.40, Family (1 adult) £13.75, Family (2 adults) £18.30.


01603 667229
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
On Fire!

Find out how Tudors to Victorians used fire for light and heat in these dark and chilly months - then decorate a beautiful glass tea-light holder to take home. Age 5+.

Wednesday 20 February 2019
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Wednesday 20 February 2019
Times: 10:00 - 16:00   Timed activities throughout the day.
Price:   Standard admission prices apply: Adult £12.40, Conc £11.75, Child (4-18) £10.50, Family ticket (1 adult and all children): £32.75, Family ticket (2 adults and all children): £43.65


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
I’m in the Workhouse: get me out of here!

Explore Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse as it reopens for February Half Term with activities for all the family. Have you got what it takes to escape the workhouse? Hunt for the keys and tools you need to get out! Learn the skills you need to survive in the outside world. Send secret messages and create your very own disguise to sneak past the Workhouse Master!

Wednesday 20 February 2019
The Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell
Date:
Wednesday 20 February 2019
Times: None - None   10am - 4.30pm
Price:   Included in admission: Adult £5.95, Conc. £5.65, Child (4-18) £5, Family (1 adult) £15.70, Family (2 adults) £20.95.


01603 493625
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
A Dragon's Tale

A celebration of the city's dragon heritage. Take the Snap trail and make your own fire-breathing beast!

Wednesday 20 February 2019
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Wednesday 20 February 2019
Times: None - None   2 & 3.30pm
Price:   Included in admission: Adult £12.40, Conc. £11.75, Child (4-18) £10.50, Family (1 adult) £32.75, Family (2 adults) £43.65.


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Out of the Closet Tours

Members of Teenage History Club lead short tours of the Workhouse focussing on objects relating to Queer history.

Wednesday 20 February 2019
Time & Tide
Date:
Wednesday 20 February 2019
Times: 11:00 - 16:00  
Price:   Adult £5.95, Concession £5.65, Child £5, Family + 2 adults £20.95, Family + 1 adult £15.70


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Circus Week: Roll Up, Roll Up!

Join us for a bumper day of circus fun with craft activities, dressing up, circus skills with Seachange Arts as well as create your own circus persona poster with Print to the People!

Wednesday 20 February 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 20 February 2019
Times: 11:30 - 15:00   11.30am, 1.45pm, 2.30pm
Price:   Included with museum admission: Adults £9.50, Children £8.10, Concessions £9.00, Family (1 adult) £25.00, Family (2 adults) £33.40


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Legend: Warriors!

As part of our half-term programme Legend!, join stage and screen choreographer Keith Wallis as he demonstrates Viking combat with Tom Ziebell - as seen in the TV series Vikings!

Wednesday 20 February 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 20 February 2019
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:   Included with museum admission: Adults £9.50, Children £8.10, Concessions £9.00, Family (1 adult) £25.00, Family (2 adults) £33.40


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Legend: Vikings Ahoy!

Set sail on a Viking voyage with Active Norfolk and Whitlingham Adventure! Help us in our challenge to row from Norwich to Scandinavia, and come aboard the museum dinghy to learn Viking seafaring savvy with Whitlingham Adventure staff.

Wednesday 20 February 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 20 February 2019
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:   Included with museum admission: Adults £9.50, Children £8.10, Concessions £9.00, Family (1 adult) £25.00, Family (2 adults) £33.40


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Legend!

The Vikings have landed! Join us to explore all things Viking during the school holidays - create your own Viking travel chart and helmet, become the Legend in our Viking selfie station, plus enjoy tours, Viking objects and drama performances! Activities change daily and are included with admission. 10.30am - 3.30pm daily (except Sunday)

Wednesday 20 February 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 20 February 2019
Times: 14:00 - 14:45  
Price:   Tour included with museum admission: Adults £9.50, Children £8.10, Concessions £9.00, Family (1 adult) £25.00, Family (2 adults) £33.40


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Viking: Rediscover the Legend - Exhibition Tours

Each Wednesday, join Dr Tim Pestell for a tour of the exciting exhibition. Tours last about 45 minutes. Booking not required.

Thursday 21 February 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Thursday 21 February 2019
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:   Included with museum admission: Adults £9.50, Children £8.10, Concessions £9.00, Family (1 adult) £25.00, Family (2 adults) £33.40


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Legend!

The Vikings have landed! Join us to explore all things Viking during the school holidays - create your own Viking travel chart and helmet, become the Legend in our Viking selfie station, plus enjoy tours, Viking objects and drama performances! Activities change daily and are included with admission. 10.30am - 3.30pm daily (except Sunday)

Thursday 21 February 2019
Time & Tide
Date:
Thursday 21 February 2019
Times: 11:30 - 12:30  
Price:   Booking in advance is essential Tel:01493 743930 Museum Pass: £2.50 Adult: £3.50


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Exhibition Talk-Women in Circus

250 years of amazing circus women from the original first woman of circus Patty Astley to dazzling lion queens aerial wonders and amazing equestrians. Find out the stories of Lulu Adams UK premier female clown Koringa crocodile tamer extraordinary and of course Mrs Patty Astley and her amazing bees. A special exhibition talk by circus expert and co-curator of the Circus: The Show of Shows, Professor Vanessa Toulmin.

Thursday 21 February 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Thursday 21 February 2019
Times: 11:30 - 14:30   Performances at 11.30am, 1pm and 2.30pm
Price:   Included with museum admission: Adults £9.50, Children £8.10, Concessions £9.00, Family (1 adult) £25.00, Family (2 adults) £33.40


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Legend: Hiccup the Viking

Neil Paris brings Hiccup the Viking to life in this fantastic family drama inspired by Cressida Cowell's brilliant book 'How to Train Your Dragon'.

Thursday 21 February 2019
Time & Tide
Date:
Thursday 21 February 2019
Times: 11:00 - 16:00  
Price:   Adult £5.95, Concession £5.65, Child £5, Family + 2 adults £20.95, Family + 1 adult £15.70


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Circus Week!

This half term we are embracing everything circus as part of our Circus: Show of Shows exhibition. Everyday there will be a circus themed craft activity inspired by famous acts of the ring.

Thursday 21 February 2019
Lynn Museum
Date:
Thursday 21 February 2019
Times: 10:00 - 13:00  
Price:   Free Admission


01553 775001
lynn.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
1940's Family Event Day

Learn what life was like on the Home Front, in the 1940's at Lynn Museum's family event this February half term. Costumed characters, crafts and food will all help you on your way to learning more about the lives of people living during the Second World War.

Thursday 21 February 2019
The Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell
Date:
Thursday 21 February 2019
Times: None - None   10am - 4.30pm
Price:   Included in admission: Adult £5.95, Conc. £5.65, Child (4-18) £5, Family (1 adult) £15.70, Family (2 adults) £20.95.


01603 493625
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
A Dragon's Tale

A celebration of the city's dragon heritage. Take the Snap trail and make your own fire-breathing beast!

Thursday 21 February 2019
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Thursday 21 February 2019
Times: 10:00 - 16:00   Timed activities throughout the day.
Price:   Standard admission prices apply: Adult £12.40, Conc £11.75, Child (4-18) £10.50, Family ticket (1 adult and all children): £32.75, Family ticket (2 adults and all children): £43.65


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
I’m in the Workhouse: get me out of here!

Explore Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse as it reopens for February Half Term with activities for all the family. Have you got what it takes to escape the workhouse? Hunt for the keys and tools you need to get out! Learn the skills you need to survive in the outside world. Send secret messages and create your very own disguise to sneak past the Workhouse Master!

Thursday 21 February 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Thursday 21 February 2019
Times: 12:00 - 12:30  
Price:   Included with museum admission: Adults £9.50, Children £8.10, Concessions £9.00, Family (1 adult) £25.00, Family (2 adults) £33.40


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Tour of the Medieval Castle Keep

Discover the fascinating history of this Norman Palace. Daily tours run from Monday - Friday and start at 12pm.

Friday 22 February 2019
Norwich Castle
Date:
Friday 22 February 2019
Times: 12:00 - 12:30  
Price:   Included with museum admission: Adults £9.50, Children £8.10, Concessions £9.00, Family (1 adult) £25.00, Family (2 adults) £33.40


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Tour of the Medieval Castle Keep

Discover the fascinating history of this Norman Palace. Daily tours run from Monday - Friday and start at 12pm.

Friday 22 February 2019
Lynn Museum
Date:
Friday 22 February 2019
Times: 14:00 - 16:00  
Price:   Free


01553 775001
lynn.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Out of the Closet Tours

Members of Teenage History Club will lead short tours of Lynn Museum, focusing on objects relating to Queer history. Tours take place at 2pm and 3.30pm. No need to book, just come along.

Friday 22 February 2019
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Friday 22 February 2019
Times: 10:00 - 16:00   Timed activities throughout the day.
Price:   Standard admission prices apply: Adult £12.40, Conc £11.75, Child (4-18) £10.50, Family ticket (1 adult and all children): £32.75, Family ticket (2 adults and all children): £43.65


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
I’m in the Workhouse: get me out of here!

Explore Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse as it reopens for February Half Term with activities for all the family. Have you got what it takes to escape the workhouse? Hunt for the keys and tools you need to get out! Learn the skills you need to survive in the outside world. Send secret messages and create your very own disguise to sneak past the Workhouse Master!