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Saturday 21 September 2019
Ancient House
Date:
Saturday 21 September 2019
Times: 10:00 - 17:00  
Price:   Free


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
Anglo-Sikh Heritage Day

Discover the connections between the Ancient House and the Punjab through objects, images and stories. Part of Heritage Open Day.

Thursday 26 September 2019
Ancient House
Date:
Thursday 26 September 2019
Times: 10:30 - 11:30  
Price:   50p per child, accompanying adults free.


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
Mini Museum Club - Dinosaurs

Come along to our fun-packed sessions for pre-schoolers (though older family and friends are welcome, too!). Let's learn, play and explore the Ancient House together. Join us to make crafts, sing songs, listen to stories and have fun in the museum. This month we will be handling real ancient fossils, playing with stampers and making dinosaur collages to take home.

Tuesday 08 October 2019
Ancient House
Date:
Tuesday 08 October 2019
Times: 14:30 - 15:30  
Price:   £5.00 or free to Friends of Thetford Museum and Norfolk Museums Pass holders


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
Bury St Edmunds: The Abbey and the Antiquaries

Join us for a talk by Dr Richard Hoggett. The year 2020 marks the 1000th anniversary of the foundation of the Abbey of St Edmund in Bury St Edmunds. This talk examines the ways in which artists, antiquarians and archaeologists have approached the abbey site since the Dissolution, and reveals what their work tells us about one of the country’s most important monastic sites. Places are limited so booking is essential.

Tuesday 22 October 2019
Ancient House
Date:
Tuesday 22 October 2019
Times: 10:00 - 13:00  
Price:   £2 or £1 for Friends and Museums Pass Holders including admission.


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
Second World War Dicovery Day

War has broken out at Ancient House. Come along to the museum and learn how people coped with life during WWII. Discover how we “make do and mend”, find out if you could live on a ration and handle real WWII objects.

Thursday 31 October 2019
Ancient House
Date:
Thursday 31 October 2019
Times: 10:30 - 11:30  
Price:   50p per child, accompanying adults free


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
Mini Museum Club - Ahoy Pirates!

Come along to our fun-packed sessions for pre-schoolers (though older family and friends are welcome, too!). Let's learn, play and explore the Ancient House together. Join us to make crafts, sing songs, listen to stories and have fun in the museum. This month we will be making telescopes for spotting ships out at sea, and pirate hats and necklaces to take home.

Tuesday 12 November 2019
Ancient House
Date:
Tuesday 12 November 2019
Times: 14:30 - 15:30  
Price:   £5.00 or free for Friends of Thetford Museum


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
'Voices from the Workhouse'

Illustrated talk by Megan Dennis Places are limited, booking advised.

Thursday 28 November 2019
Ancient House
Date:
Thursday 28 November 2019
Times: 10:30 - 11:30  
Price:   50p per child, accompanying adults free


01842 752599
ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk
Mini Museum Club - Father Christmas

Come along to our fun-packed sessions for pre-schoolers (though older family and friends are welcome, too!). Let's learn, play and explore the Ancient House together. Join us to make crafts, sing songs, listen to stories and have fun in the museum. This month we will be getting in the festive spirit by making a springy Father Christmas and merry mobile to take home.