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Tuesday 05 July 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 05 July 2016
Times: 12:30 - 13:00  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Tuesday Lunchtime talks, Where's the 'show' in the British Art Show

Harriet Loffler, Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art, Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery.

Friday 08 July 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Friday 08 July 2016
Times: 12:30 - 12:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Live guides for British Art Show8

Join one of our live guides for a tour of the exhibition and their particular insight into the work on show. Fridays at 12:30

Saturday 09 July 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 09 July 2016
Times: 17:00 - 22:00  
Price:   Free admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Late night museum takeover

Join Young Norfolk Arts Festival and NUA students for an evening inspired by BAS8.

Saturday 09 July 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 09 July 2016
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Stonemasonry Demonstrations

The Guild Master and his stonemason apprentices from Gildencraft Stone Masonry* demonstrate the artistry and precision of their ancient craft; marking the 920th anniversary of the medieval Guild of St Stephen & St George and the construction of Norwich Castle. *Gildencraft Stone Masonry C.I.C. trains apprentice stonemasons and mates (labourers) promoting and sustaining the ancient craft of stonemasonry. For more information, visit www.gildencraft.co.uk/site

Tuesday 12 July 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 12 July 2016
Times: 12:30 - 13:00  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Tuesday lunchtime talks, What makes a great exhibition?

With Neil Powell, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Norwich University of the Arts.

Wednesday 13 July 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 13 July 2016
Times: 14:00 - 14:45  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Shirehall courtroom tour

Let us guide you down the spiral staircase, through the prisoners' tunnel and into the 19th century courtroom to hear stories of historic trials and the fate of Victorian villains. Tours start from the Castle museum and last approximately 45 minutes.

Wednesday 13 July 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 13 July 2016
Times: 14:00 - 14:45  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Shirehall Courtroom Tour

Follow our guide down the spiral staircase, through the prisoner's tunnel and into our 19th century courtroom. Find out about the fate of some of our local villains. Suitable for adults and older children. Tours start from the Castle Museum and last approximately 45 minutes.

Thursday 14 July 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Thursday 14 July 2016
Times: 11:00 - 12:30  
Price:   Adult: £8, Conc: £7.50, Museum Pass/CTA: £7


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Talking Textiles: Life's a beach

A monthly talk at Norwich Castle Study Centre (Shirehall). Illustrated with objects from our inspirational costume and textile collection. Booking essential: 01603 495897 or 01603 493625 Dive into the wonderful world of nautical fashion. Find out what the best-dressed beach bathers would have worn.

Friday 15 July 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Friday 15 July 2016
Times: 12:30 - 12:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Live guides for British Art Show8

Join one of our live guides for a tour of the exhibition and their particular insight into the work on show. Fridays at 12:30

Saturday 16 July 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 16 July 2016
Times: 11:00 - 16:00  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Artist led activity

Create your own seascape or landscape in this drop-in workshop with Norfolk artist Fiona Roberts.

Tuesday 19 July 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 19 July 2016
Times: 12:00 - 13:00  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
All creatures great and small

Join a museum curator on a hunt through the costume & textiles galleries for clothes and accessories made from fur and feathers.

Wednesday 20 July 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 20 July 2016
Times: 11:00 - 12:30  
Price:   Adult: £6.50, Conc: £6, Museum Pass: £5.50


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Art Classes

These informal and friendly monthly art classes encourage new and improving artists to experiment with media, techniques and styles using the Castle's stunning collections for inspiration. Booking recommended: 01603 495897 or 01603 493625

Thursday 21 July 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Thursday 21 July 2016
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Stonemasonry Demonstrations

The Guild Master and his stonemason apprentices from Gildencraft Stone Masonry* demonstrate the artistry and precision of their ancient craft; marking the 920th anniversary of the medieval Guild of St Stephen & St George and the construction of Norwich Castle. *Gildencraft Stone Masonry C.I.C. trains apprentice stonemasons and mates (labourers) promoting and sustaining the ancient craft of stonemasonry. For more information, visit www.gildencraft.co.uk/site

Thursday 21 July 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Thursday 21 July 2016
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Medieval Madness

Mondays to Saturdays See demonstrations of arms and armour. Meet costumed characters and see if your manners are good enough to eat with the king and queen. Plus medieval trails, crafts, word games and movies.

Friday 22 July 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Friday 22 July 2016
Times: 12:30 - 12:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Live guides for British Art Show8

Join one of our live guides for a tour of the exhibition and their particular insight into the work on show. Fridays at 12:30

Saturday 23 July 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 23 July 2016
Times: 11:00 - 16:00  
Price:   Adult: £25, Conc: 22.50, Museum Pass: £20


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Art Workshops, Lifting the layers: working with oils

Art masterclass with Garry Pereira for beginning or improving adult artists. Explore painting with oils, including pigments, painting techniques, blending colours and applying texture and definition. Materials provided but feel free to bring your own. Booking essential: 01603 495897 or 01603 493625

Tuesday 26 July 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Tuesday 26 July 2016
Times: 12:00 - 15:00  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Shakespeare's soapbox: my kingdom for a horse!

Actor Neil Paris may become hoarse giving you a taste of Shakespeare: celebrating 400 years since the death of the bard.

Wednesday 27 July 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 27 July 2016
Times: 11:00 - 15:00  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
The imagination Museum

In this latest dance theatre performance from Katie Green, three eccentric tour-guides bring museum objects to life through words and movement. (Created in collaboration with writer Anna Selby and composer Max Perryment.) 11am, 1pm, 3pm Limited places so advance booking advisable: 01603 495897 or go to www.arttickets.org.uk

Wednesday 27 July 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 27 July 2016
Times: 12:00 - 13:00  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Curator Tour of Norwich Castle Keep

Let our experts take you on a tour of the beautiful and historic Norman Castle Keep.

Friday 29 July 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Friday 29 July 2016
Times: 12:30 - 12:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Live guides for British Art Show8

Join one of our live guides for a tour of the exhibition and their particular insight into the work on show. Fridays at 12:30

Wednesday 03 August 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 03 August 2016
Times: 13:00 - 15:00  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Medieval fight demonstration

See Keith Wallis, stage and screen fight director, demonstrate medieval fighting techniques. 1pm, 2pm and 3pm

Wednesday 03 August 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 03 August 2016
Times: 12:00 - 13:00  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Curator Tour of Norwich Castle Keep

Let our experts take you on a tour of the beautiful and historic Norman Castle Keep.

Friday 05 August 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Friday 05 August 2016
Times: 12:30 - 12:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Live guides for British Art Show8

Join one of our live guides for a tour of the exhibition and their particular insight into the work on show. Fridays at 12:30

Saturday 06 August 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 06 August 2016
Times: 14:00 - 14:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Spotlight curator tours

Join our half hour Saturday gallery talk, focusing on particular art works, themes or mediums in the British Art Show. Meet in the Castle Rotunda.

Saturday 06 August 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 06 August 2016
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Stonemasonry Demonstrations

The Guild Master and his stonemason apprentices from Gildencraft Stone Masonry* demonstrate the artistry and precision of their ancient craft; marking the 920th anniversary of the medieval Guild of St Stephen & St George and the construction of Norwich Castle. *Gildencraft Stone Masonry C.I.C. trains apprentice stonemasons and mates (labourers) promoting and sustaining the ancient craft of stonemasonry. For more information, visit www.gildencraft.co.uk/site

Wednesday 10 August 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 10 August 2016
Times: 12:00 - 13:00  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Curator Tour of Norwich Castle Keep

Let our experts take you on a tour of the beautiful and historic Norman Castle Keep.

Friday 12 August 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Friday 12 August 2016
Times: 12:00 - 15:00  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Shakespeare's soapbox: my kingdom for a horse!

Actor Neil Paris may become hoarse giving you a taste of Shakespeare: celebrating 400 years since the death of the bard.

Friday 12 August 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Friday 12 August 2016
Times: 12:30 - 12:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Live guides for British Art Show8

Join one of our live guides for a tour of the exhibition and their particular insight into the work on show. Fridays at 12:30

Saturday 13 August 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 13 August 2016
Times: 14:00 - 14:30  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Spotlight curator tours

Join our half hour Saturday gallery talk, focusing on particular art works, themes or mediums in the British Art Show. Meet in the Castle Rotunda.

Wednesday 17 August 2016
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 17 August 2016
Times: 13:00 - 15:00  
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Medieval fight demonstration

See Keith Wallis, stage and screen fight director, demonstrate medieval fighting techniques. 1pm, 2pm and 3pm