All the above objects were acquired with the assistance of the Friends.
Friends of the Norwich Museums Events Programme.
For all events please contact Susan Ticktum on 01603 610821.
Annual General Meeting. Tuesday 28th May 2013. Town Close Auditorium, Norwich Castle. 2.30pm.
Our Speaker will be Mr Rod Spokes, who will talk on 'Mustard - A Short History of the Colman's Family Business and Heritage.'
Members only. The AGM is FREE, but Tea & cake afterwards are £5. Tea and cakes will be available in the Rotunda from 4pm. The Rotunda will be open for an extra half hour so that members can enjoy their tea & cake without feeling rushed. Tea tickets (£5) must be booked please. Contact Sue Tictum: 01603 610821 email@example.com
Thursday 13th June 2013. Visit Ipswich
A chance to explore Ipswich. The visit includes a guided walk, Ipswich Museum, Art Gallery and Christchurch Mansion to see the newly re-opened Wolsey Gallery which boasts Ipswich's renowned picture collection.
Please note that this trip involves a great deal of walking.
Coach departs Castle Meadow 8.30am, Notcutts 8.45am and departs Ipswich 5pm. Cost: Members: £16.50. Guest: £18.50
Tuesday 23rd July 2013. Come & meet the new FNM Council Chairman & FNM Council & enjoy a cup of tea and a mardle. 2-4pm in the Benefactors' Room, Norwich Castle.
Wednesday 7th August 2013. The Houghton Collection Revisited.
Illustrated lecture by Dr Andrew Moore FSA on the Houghton pictures which were sold to Catherine the Great and are being exhibited at Houghton this year. Town Close Auditorium, Norwich Castle. 2.30pm.Tickets available at door. Friends £3.50, Guests £4.00
Tuesday September 10th 2013. Houghton Revisited.
A unique opportunity to view the pantings on loan from the Hermitage Museum in St Petersberg on a day restricted to guided tours only. Once owned by Sir Robert walpole, then sold to Catherine the Great in 1779, they include masterpieces by Rembrandt, Van Dyck and Poussin.
Cost includes entry ticket, guided art tour, house, park and gardens, travel and gratuities. Friends £31.00, Guest £36.00. Coach departs Castle Meadow 9.15am. Arrive Houghton 10.45. If arriving by own transport the cost is: Friends £20.00, Guest £25.00 Soup and sandwich lunch £8 N.B. all refreshments are extra. Closing date: 31/7/2013. for further details please contact Sue Tictum; 01603 610821 firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday 23rd October 2013. Norfolk Museums 2003-2013.
Illustrated lecture by Vanessa Trevelyan, retired Head of Norfolk Museums. Town Close Auditorium, Norwich Castle. 2.30pm. Tickets available at door of lecture theatre. Friends £3.50, Guest £4.50
Wednesday 20th November 2013. The Theatre Royal- Past, Present and Future.
Illustrated lecture by Peter Wilson MBE DL.
Town Close Auditorium, Norwich Castle. 2.30pm. Tickets available at door of lecture theatre. Friends: £3.50, Guests: £4.50