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Cromer Museum
01263 513543

Stone Age

Tuesday 6 August (11am to 4pm)
Roll into the Stone Age
Watch how ancient man made flint tools, handle prehistoric objects and bring in your own finds.

Tuesday 13 and Thursday 29 August (11am to 4pm)
A Very Victorian Day Out
Find out what life used to be like in Victorian Cromer. Have a go at traditional crafts and enjoy a Punch and Judy show.

Time and Tide Museum
01493 743930

Wednesday 31 July (11am to 4pm)
Seaside Family Fun Day
Watch a traditional Punch and Judy show, have your face painted and make souvenirs.

Barber surgeon

Wednesday 7 August (11am to 4pm)
Science Day: Boils, Bones and Body Bits 
Find out how your body works, and discover skeletons in the Medieval Medicine exhibition.

Ancient House
01842 752599

Romans

Tuesday 6 August (10am to 1pm)
The Romans
Costumed characters, Roman objects and crafts. £2/£1 members

Saturday 14 September (10am to 5pm)
Tudor Times Open Day
It's 1578 and the servants are preparing for the royal visit
of Queen Elizabeth I. Admission Free.

Lynn Museum
01553 775001

Forties Lynn

Sunday 21 July (10am to 4pm)
Forties Lynn
Step back in time at this town-wide World War Two event.

Thursday 29 August (10am to 1pm)
Pilgrimage
Meet costumed pilgrims and handle real objects from the past. Make a pilgrim badge to take home.

Norwich Castle
01603 495897/493625
Vikings

Thursday 25 July – Tuesday 3 September (10.30am to 3.30pm. Not Sunday)
Vikings: The Legend Returns
Viking themed trails, crafts and object handling. Programme changes daily.

3, 15 and 22 August (11.30am, 1pm, 2.30pm)
Hiccup the Viking performances

 31 July; 16, 23, 30 and 31 August (11.30am, 1pm, 2.30pm)
Storytelling: Skadi's Husband's Feet and Other Stories

7, 14, 21 and 28 August (11.30am, 1pm, 2.30pm)
Fight demonstrations with Warriors

Strangers’ Hall
01603 667229

Gran

August: Every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday;
Sunday (afternoons only)
Live Like your Great-Granny
Try a trail, make natural remedies and beauty preparations.

Museum of Norwich
01603 629127

Until Saturday 5 October
Norwich in ‘59
This exhibition marks 60 years since Norwich twinned with Rouen and looks back at the city in 1959.

Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse
01362 860563

Thursday 25 July to Sunday 11 August (10am to 5pm)
Hooray for Horses
Meet Suffolk Punch horses, enjoy a cart ride, follow the horseshoe trail and join in with horsey crafts.

Village at War

Sunday 25 August and Monday 26 August (10am to 5pm)
Village at War
Step back in time to World War Two. With costumed characters, a wartime tea dance and displays of period military and civilian vehicles. Special event ticket prices apply

Freemen

Norwich Freemen’s Fortnight at Strangers’ Hall 
and the Museum of Norwich
Free admission from 30 July to 11 August. Supported by the
Norwich Freemen.

Museum events are drop-in and free with museum admission unless otherwise stated. Please check museum website for opening hours and ticket prices. www.museums.norfolk.gov.uk

Norfolk Record Office: The Archive Centre
01603 222599
www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk

Archives

Friday 26 July (2pm to 4pm)
Behind the Scenes – ‘hev yew gotta loight boy?’
Tour the strongrooms and conservation studio, see documents in Norfolk dialect and hear sound recordings. £5. Booking essential.

Thursday 22 August (2pm to 3.30pm)
Maps to the Future
Jump into our time machine and build your own 3D map of Norfolk in the future. Child £3.50 (under 3s free). Booking essential.
To book tickets for these events tel. 01603 222599 or online at www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events 

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