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Monday 21 August 2017
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Monday 21 August 2017
Times: 10:00 - 17:00  
Price:   Standard admission prices apply.


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Workhouse Cluedo

Become a Workhouse Detective and solve the mystery of the missing candlestick. Explore the new Voices from the Workhouse displays and discover what life was like for the inmates. Meet a pop-up pauper as an extra special activity on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday who will be able to tell you more about life in the Workhouse and they may even need your help!

Tuesday 22 August 2017
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Tuesday 22 August 2017
Times: 10:00 - 17:00  
Price:   Standard admission prices apply.


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Workhouse Cluedo

Become a Workhouse Detective and solve the mystery of the missing candlestick. Explore the new Voices from the Workhouse displays and discover what life was like for the inmates. Meet a pop-up pauper as an extra special activity on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday who will be able to tell you more about life in the Workhouse and they may even need your help!

Wednesday 23 August 2017
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Wednesday 23 August 2017
Times: 10:00 - 17:00  
Price:   Standard admission prices apply.


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Workhouse Cluedo

Become a Workhouse Detective and solve the mystery of the missing candlestick. Explore the new Voices from the Workhouse displays and discover what life was like for the inmates. Meet a pop-up pauper as an extra special activity on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday who will be able to tell you more about life in the Workhouse and they may even need your help!

Thursday 24 August 2017
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Thursday 24 August 2017
Times: 10:00 - 17:00  
Price:   Standard admission prices apply.


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Workhouse Cluedo

Become a Workhouse Detective and solve the mystery of the missing candlestick. Explore the new Voices from the Workhouse displays and discover what life was like for the inmates. Meet a pop-up pauper as an extra special activity on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday who will be able to tell you more about life in the Workhouse and they may even need your help!

Friday 25 August 2017
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Friday 25 August 2017
Times: 10:00 - 17:00  
Price:   Standard admission prices apply.


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Workhouse Cluedo

Become a Workhouse Detective and solve the mystery of the missing candlestick. Explore the new Voices from the Workhouse displays and discover what life was like for the inmates. Meet a pop-up pauper as an extra special activity on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday who will be able to tell you more about life in the Workhouse and they may even need your help!

Saturday 26 August 2017
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Saturday 26 August 2017
Times: 10:00 - 17:00  
Price:   Standard admission prices apply.


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Workhouse Cluedo

Become a Workhouse Detective and solve the mystery of the missing candlestick. Explore the new Voices from the Workhouse displays and discover what life was like for the inmates. Meet a pop-up pauper as an extra special activity on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday who will be able to tell you more about life in the Workhouse and they may even need your help!

Sunday 27 August 2017
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Sunday 27 August 2017
Times: 10:00 - 17:00  
Price:   Special event admission charges apply. See website for more information


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Village at War

Step back to the glitz as well as the blitz of the 1940s. Discover how the Baedeker raids changed the local landscape and see displays of military and civilian vehicles. Enjoy a wartime tea dance and tap your feet to 1940s music: with British and American costumed characters.

Monday 28 August 2017
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Monday 28 August 2017
Times: 10:00 - 17:00  
Price:   Special event admission charges apply. See website for more information


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Village at War

Step back to the glitz as well as the blitz of the 1940s. Discover how the Baedeker raids changed the local landscape and see displays of military and civilian vehicles. Enjoy a wartime tea dance and tap your feet to 1940s music: with British and American costumed characters.

Tuesday 29 August 2017
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Tuesday 29 August 2017
Times: 10:00 - 17:00  
Price:   Standard admission prices apply.


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Workhouse Cluedo

Become a Workhouse Detective and solve the mystery of the missing candlestick. Explore the new Voices from the Workhouse displays and discover what life was like for the inmates. Meet a pop-up pauper as an extra special activity on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday who will be able to tell you more about life in the Workhouse and they may even need your help!

Wednesday 30 August 2017
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Wednesday 30 August 2017
Times: 10:00 - 17:00  
Price:   Standard admission prices apply.


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Workhouse Cluedo

Become a Workhouse Detective and solve the mystery of the missing candlestick. Explore the new Voices from the Workhouse displays and discover what life was like for the inmates. Meet a pop-up pauper as an extra special activity on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday who will be able to tell you more about life in the Workhouse and they may even need your help!

Thursday 31 August 2017
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Thursday 31 August 2017
Times: 10:00 - 17:00  
Price:   Standard admission prices apply.


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Workhouse Cluedo

Become a Workhouse Detective and solve the mystery of the missing candlestick. Explore the new Voices from the Workhouse displays and discover what life was like for the inmates. Meet a pop-up pauper as an extra special activity on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday who will be able to tell you more about life in the Workhouse and they may even need your help!

Friday 01 September 2017
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Friday 01 September 2017
Times: 10:00 - 17:00  
Price:   Standard admission prices apply.


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Workhouse Cluedo

Become a Workhouse Detective and solve the mystery of the missing candlestick. Explore the new Voices from the Workhouse displays and discover what life was like for the inmates. Meet a pop-up pauper as an extra special activity on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday who will be able to tell you more about life in the Workhouse and they may even need your help!

Saturday 02 September 2017
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Saturday 02 September 2017
Times: 10:00 - 17:00  
Price:   Standard admission prices apply.


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Workhouse Cluedo

Become a Workhouse Detective and solve the mystery of the missing candlestick. Explore the new Voices from the Workhouse displays and discover what life was like for the inmates. Meet a pop-up pauper as an extra special activity on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday who will be able to tell you more about life in the Workhouse and they may even need your help!

Sunday 03 September 2017
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Sunday 03 September 2017
Times: 10:00 - 17:00  
Price:   Standard admission prices apply.


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Workhouse Cluedo

Become a Workhouse Detective and solve the mystery of the missing candlestick. Explore the new Voices from the Workhouse displays and discover what life was like for the inmates. Meet a pop-up pauper as an extra special activity on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday who will be able to tell you more about life in the Workhouse and they may even need your help!

Monday 04 September 2017
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Monday 04 September 2017
Times: 10:00 - 17:00  
Price:   Standard admission prices apply.


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Workhouse Cluedo

Become a Workhouse Detective and solve the mystery of the missing candlestick. Explore the new Voices from the Workhouse displays and discover what life was like for the inmates. Meet a pop-up pauper as an extra special activity on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday who will be able to tell you more about life in the Workhouse and they may even need your help!

Tuesday 05 September 2017
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Tuesday 05 September 2017
Times: 10:00 - 17:00  
Price:   Standard admission prices apply.


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Workhouse Cluedo

Become a Workhouse Detective and solve the mystery of the missing candlestick. Explore the new Voices from the Workhouse displays and discover what life was like for the inmates. Meet a pop-up pauper as an extra special activity on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday who will be able to tell you more about life in the Workhouse and they may even need your help!

Sunday 10 September 2017
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Sunday 10 September 2017
Times: 10:00 - 17:00  
Price:   Free admission.


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Heritage Open Day

A chance to see the amazing objects we keep behind the scenes and speak to the people who preserve and record Norfolk’s ancient history.

Tuesday 12 September 2017
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Tuesday 12 September 2017
Times: 10:00 - 16:00  
Price:   £40 or £36 for Museums Pass Holders.


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Creative Writing Workshop

Progress with your creative writing in this friendly workshop which will focus on the development of description in the narrative through drawing on inspiration from the Workhouse. The day will consist of writing exercises which will explore how to create a sense of atmosphere, place and character through description. In the morning we will focus on describing places and objects by looking at texts, group discussion and writing exercises, drawing inspiration from images and objects from the ‘Voices from the Workhouse’ project. The afternoon session will focus on the development of character in relation to the places and objects we have explored. This is a friendly and informal day which will be very interactive and activity-based to help inspire creativity. Please call 01362 869251 for more information.

Friday 22 September 2017
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Friday 22 September 2017
Times: 10:00 - 16:00  
Price:  


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Felt Workhouse Mouse Workshop

Learn how to make a felt mouse just like the ones hidden around Gressenhall Workhouse on this one-day workshop and take home your very own Workhouse Mouse! An amazingly forgiving material to work with, wool is very versatile, and because it’s a dry felting technique it doesn’t make a mess. Suitable for beginners, local artist Lara Cobden will show you the basics of needle felting, and will teach you how to shape and join together the various mouse components, forming your very own unique version of a Gressenhall Workhouse Mouse to take home! All materials will be provided. Please call 01362 869251 for more information or to book

Wednesday 04 October 2017
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Wednesday 04 October 2017
Times: 10:00 - 16:30  
Price:  


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Willow weaving workshop

Spend the day weaving with basketmaker Sue Kirk and create your own bird sculpture for your home or garden using willow. You can choose from a pheasant, goose, duck or chicken. Learn how to build a frame or armature using hoops made from willow , which then connect together. Learn the interlace weave which builds a layer of strong willow over your frame. Then apply willow to your sculpture which adds detail such as wings, tail feathers and beaks giving your bird personality ! A fun day, suitable for beginners. £45 per person/ £40.50 for Museums Pass Holders For more information or to book, please call 01362 869251.

Wednesday 04 October 2017
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Wednesday 04 October 2017
Times: 10:00 - 16:30  
Price:   £45 or £40.50 for Museums Pass Holders


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Willow Bird Sculpture Workshop

Spend the day weaving with basket maker Sue Kirk and create your own bird sculpture for your home or garden using willow. You can choose from a pheasant, goose, duck or chicken. Learn how to build a frame or armature using hoops made from willow , which then connect together. Learn the interlace weave which builds a layer of strong willow over your frame. Then apply willow to your sculpture which adds detail such as wings, tail feathers and beaks giving your bird personality ! A fun day, suitable for beginners. Please call 01362 869251 for more information.

Sunday 15 October 2017
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Sunday 15 October 2017
Times: 10:00 - 17:00  
Price:   Special event admission charges apply. See website for more information.


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Apple Day

Celebrate all things autumnal. Bring your mystery apples to be identified and taste apple juice or scrumptious cider. Stroll around the orchard with its traditional Norfolk varieties: see local craftsmen demonstrating their skills and buy fresh local meats, seasonal fruits, preserves and cakes.

Friday 27 October 2017
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Friday 27 October 2017
Times: 18:00 - 20:00  
Price:   Come with this week’s National Lottery ticket and get free admission.


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Workhouse After Dark

A rare opportunity to see the museum after hours. Come with this week’s National Lottery ticket and get free admission.

Saturday 28 October 2017
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Saturday 28 October 2017
Times: 18:00 - 20:00  
Price:   Come with this week’s National Lottery ticket and get free admission.


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Workhouse After Dark

A rare opportunity to see the museum after hours. Come with this week’s National Lottery ticket and get free admission.