Watch this space as we will bring you news of the wonderful events and activities coming soon as part of the project….

If you have any suggestions or ideas for maritime themed events or would like to work with us to deliver an event within the community or to your group please do get in touch.

Upcoming Events in 2018:

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We have a programme of summer events running at Time & Tide Museum to support the Drawn to the Coast exhibition and maritime themed to enable visitors to Sea History Differently – join us on:


Norfolk Day – Friday 27th July

Seaside Family Fun DayWednesday 1st August

Float Your Boat – Friday 3rd August

Draw(n) to the Coast – Wednesday 8th August

Science and the Sea – Wednesday 15th August

Become Turner for the Day – Wednesday 29th August



Sea History Differently Trail – Time & Tide 26th May – 9th September

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Past Events – here’s what you missed:

Tuesday 22 August 2017All Aboard Boat Discovery Day at Time & Tide Museum: Crafting History woodcarving artist Jill Brewster joined us to create new name plaques for our fishing boats. See them in our Changing Tides exhibition next summer (May – Sept 2018).


Saturday 9 – Sunday 10 September 2017Maritime Festival: Located in the ‘Heritage Hub’ alongside Norfolk Record Office and the GY Heritage guides, the museum showcased some of it’s maritime collections and allowed visitors to get creative with various maritime related craft activities.

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Saturday 9 – Sunday 10 September 2017Heritage Open Days: A weekend of celebration as our three fishing boats went back on display to the public following their vital conservation work.

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Saturday 30th September – Following the Fleet: Drifters at Seachange Arts, Great Yarmouth. Internationally renowned beatboxer and sound artist Jason Singh performed his astonishing live vocal score to John Grierson’s 1929 silent herring fishing documentary DRIFTERS shot on the Great Yarmouth quayside. Staff from Time & Tide were also there with a ‘pop-up museum’ to showcase a selection of maritime objects from their collection.


Wednesday 29th November and Tuesday 12th December – Pop-up Museum at Market Gates Shopping Centre:

Saturday 16th December – Great Yarmouth Minster: Pop-up Museum and crafts at Great Yarmouth Christmas Tree Festival.

Wednesday 14th February 2018 – Tesco Extra: Pop-up museum with fisher girl photo boards


Saturday 24th February – Coleman Opticians: Pop-up Collections Station



Wednesday 11th AprilNationwide, Great Yarmouth: Pop-up Museum



Saturday 5th – Sunday 6th May – Intu Chapelfield, Norwich: Drawn to the Coast Pop-up Museum


Drawn to the Coast pop-up museum:

The Forum, Norwich  – 7th June 2018

Exhibition Talks – Time & Tide:

Friday 22nd June, 11.30am – A Portrait of the Artist: J.M.W Turner in East Anglia, a talk by Dr Richard Hoggett

Friday 22nd June, 11.30am – Constable: Sketching from Nature, a talk by Emma Roodhouse, Collections & Learning Curator, Colchester & Ipswich Museums Service