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Fantastic Finds!
Saturday 12 July   
Join us as we process the finds from recent excavations at the medieval Norton Priory site.
Under guidance from our Senior Keeper, collections volunteers and experts you can handle the finds,
clean them, and try to identify the objects. Places must be booked in advance on 01928 569 895 or email
Not suitable for under 7's. Under 16's must be accompanied by an adult. £3 per person for a one hour session.

Victorian Fun Day

Sunday 13 July    11am - 4pm
Traditional games, stalls and summer fun in the Walled Garden with the Norton Priory Victorians!
Entry £2.

Pottery Workshop
Saturday 26 & Sunday 27 July    10am - 4pm
Join potter John Alying to discover traditional styles and techniques for creating your own piece of pottery to take home.
Two day course. £80 per person.

It's Summertime!
Monday 28 & Tuesday 29 July    11am - 4pm
Summer fun and games celebrating the start of the school holidays!


Big Den, Little Den, Cardboard Box
Monday 4 & Tuesday 5 August    11am - 4pm
Fairy glens and giants' dens; come and join in the fun!

Monkeying Around
Monday 11 & Tuesday 12 August    11am - 4pm
Create Jungle Book themed mini-theatres and puppets.

Woodland Bat Walk
Wednesday 13 August    8pm
Introductory talk followed by a bat walk around the museum woodlands.
Booking essential. £3 per person.

The Jungle Book
Thursday 14 August    6pm
Join all your favourite animal characters for a fun filled musical show for children of all ages.
Open air performance in the Walled Garden.
For tickets

The Taming Of The Shrew
Saturday 16 August    7pm
Folksy Theatre return with another open-air performance in the Walled Garden, picnics welcome.
For tickets

Monsters Of The Deep
Monday 18 & Tuesday 19 August   11am - 4pm
Make a crazy, lazy sea beastie to take home.

Creatures Of The Night
Wednesday 20 August   7.30pm
Fun crafts and a woodland walk with bat detectors.
Please book on 01928 569 895 or email
£3 per person

Here Come The Vikings!
Bank Holiday Monday 25 & Tuesday 26 August    11am - 4pm
Bring your little warriors to join in the marauding mayhem with crafts, stories and adventure!

Walled Garden Bat Walk
Wednesday 27 August   8pm
Introductory talk and walk around the walled garden.
Please book on 01928 569 895 or email
£3 per person.

Wildlife Discovery Kids Club
Learn all about wildlife with our new wildlife club for children. Pay £3 per session or £20 for the year.
The club runs once a month from March - October.
Places are limited and must be booked in advance by ringing 01928 569895 or email

*Normal admission prices apply to all events unless otherwise stated.

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