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Make Yarmouth

This group helps 11 to 16-year-olds to get creative and find out about museums and heritage at the same time. We set fun creative challenges and help members to gain an Arts Award certificate. You don’t need any experience to join this super supportive and friendly group. Make new friends, learn about heritage, work with… Continue reading Make Yarmouth

New Navigators at Time and Tide

An exciting new platform for people aged 16 – 25 to explore the four museums in the Eastern Area and help navigate the future of the museum service, creating a space that suits you. We explore the galleries, learn about museum jobs and develop ideas as a team that really impact the museum offer. New… Continue reading New Navigators at Time and Tide

National Saturday Club Art and Design

Join us at Time and Tide Museum for playful and creative art sessions. National Saturday Club Art and Design is free and open to 13–16-year-olds of all abilities. A typical session might involve a how-to demonstration from an artist, a tour around the galleries and art activities such as filmmaking or sculpting. Whatever your skills… Continue reading National Saturday Club Art and Design

Teenage History Club

Every Friday during term time, 4–6pm. Hosted at Ancient House Museum, Thetford. For ages 12 to 25. Explore history and museum related activities such as filmmaking, curating and costumed events. Projects are decided by the group – in the past, we have created a First World War Murder Mystery, an exhibition exploring LGBTQ+ history and… Continue reading Teenage History Club

Youth Forum

Do you want to know about how decisions are made in a major organisation? Do you have a passion for arts, culture, heritage and museums? Are you keen to be involved in helping shape the future direction of Norfolk Museums Service and Norfolk Library and Information Service? Roles are available for young people aged 14-25… Continue reading Youth Forum

The Heritage Collectives

Join your local Heritage Collective in Great Yarmouth, Norwich, Kings Lynn or Thetford to explore the history of the local area in a creative way. Ages 18-25 years. The Heritage Collective is aimed at young people aged 18-25 years. The groups will agree the projects they wish to work on and co-deliver and co-produce work… Continue reading The Heritage Collectives

The Young Heritage Collective

The Young Heritage Collective is for young people aged 12 – 18. They meet at libraries in Norwich, Great Yarmouth, Thetford and Kings Lynn. It brings young people together to learn about and discuss Norfolk’s history. The Young Heritage Collectives research lesser-known aspects of local history. For example, women’s history, particularly the Women’s Liberation Movement… Continue reading The Young Heritage Collective

Work Experience

Our Creative Careers programmes introduce young people to different careers in heritage. Our Online Work Experience programme runs weekly. Over six weeks, you will meet a range of museum staff from different departments, find out about their roles, take part in creative heritage-inspired activities and learn new skills for your CV, before creating your own… Continue reading Work Experience

Heritage Open Days 2022

The Bizarre Bazaar was a historic theatre visitor experience created as part of the national Heritage Open Days 2022. It gave young people the opportunity to work alongside creative company Enter Edem to bring to life a Victorian summer fete with characters and games. Two young people took on the roles of assistant director and… Continue reading Heritage Open Days 2022

Y Heritage Legacy Jobs

As part of Y Heritage Legacy we supported seven local heritage organisations to create 10-hour jobs tailored to young people, funded by the project for the first 6 months. We helped a number of YMCA residents to prepare their applications, with seven young people going on to take up roles with King Richard III Visitor… Continue reading Y Heritage Legacy Jobs