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See summer fun and games 100 years ago




To coincide with True’s Yard Fisherfolk Museum’s Jolly Holidays exhibition they are hosting a hog roast and short local history film fundraiser.

The event is being held at the North Street museum on Sunday, July 15, noon for 12.30pm.

In addition to a delicious hog roast, there will be Victorian summer games, a raffle and a local history film showing – Traditions of our Land.

True's Yard exhibit (2891058)
True's Yard exhibit (2891058)

The event also offers a chance to visit the museum’s latest exhibition and see photographs from over 100 years ago of families enjoying the summer sun!

Tickets are £12. All funds raised will go into supporting the running of the museum and its exhibition programme.

The exhibition will run until September 6.

True’s Yard is constantly looking for new ways for young children to enjoy the museum.

True's Yard exhibit (2891047)
True's Yard exhibit (2891047)

Its latest innovation is backpacks. They are available at the reception desk for hire. The cost is just £1 and there are lots of fun activities in the backpack for families to do together.

Judith Simmonds, school’s liaison officer at the Lynn museum, designed the backpacks and said: “They are perfect for the summer holidays and offer a unique museum experience for children focusing on the senses and making learning fun.

“This project would not have been possible without the support and funding by The William Cleave Charitable Trust.”

The backpack is suitable for all ages and children will receive acertificate when they return it. Activities include:

· Guessing games

· I Spy

· Mystery objects

· Play with Victorian toys

· Senses trail

· Jigsaw puzzle

· Colouring pencils

· Chance to dress up



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