What's On

Date : 10th September 2016 - 31st January 2017

This exhibition focuses on a very rare view of Carlisle from the north east painted in about 1790-1800 by Carlisle artist James Lowes.  It is one of only two oil paintings of Carlisle produced in the 18th Century and shows two bridges across the river Eden and the city walls still intact. The paint...

Date : 22nd October 2016 - 22nd January 2017

Between 1914 and 1918 Britain and her allies were at war with Germany and the Central Powers.  This ‘total war’ was not only fought on the battlefields and seas, but in factories, hospitals and railway stations. Carlisle’s men and boys signed up to the British Army and Navy whilst local women...

Date : 5th November 2016 - 5th February 2017

  The BFG in Pictures is a brand new touring exhibition from House of Illustration, showcasing artwork by Quentin Blake for Roald Dahl's enduring tale. The exhibition has been curated by Quentin Blake and showcases 40 original artworks, including the first set of illustrations Blake completed for...

Date : 16th January 2017 - 4th April 2017
Time : 7:45 pm

The Monday Alternative film season brings some of the best in independent, alternative and world cinema titles to Carlisle audiences. The historic surroundings at Tullie House make for a unique film viewing experience, with a full bar available at every screening and a warm welcome and hospitality...

Date : 16th January 2017
Time : 7:45 pm

I, Daniel Blake  (15) Dir: Ken Loach, UK, 2016, 100 mins   This screening is now sold out but a second screening has been arranged on Wednesday 18 January. Doors and bar open at 7pm, screening starts at 7.45pm. Tickets: £5.50 (£5 concessions and members)   A heart attack forces skilled carpenter...

Date : 18th January 2017
Time : 7:45 pm

I, Daniel Blake  (15) Dir: Ken Loach, UK, 2016, 100 mins   A heart attack forces skilled carpenter Daniel Blake into the welfare system in Ken Loach’s exploration and seering criticism of contemporary Britain.   Doors and bar open at 7pm, so that you can meet with friends in our bar area before the...

Date : 21st January 2017
Time : 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us for a fascinating afternoon exploring life in Carlisle during the First World War. Curatorial staff from Tullie House will give an illustrated talk covering some of the key themes in our major exhibition, and colleagues from partner museums and libraries will offer their insights into the...

Date : 22nd January 2017
Time : 2:00 pm

To kick start the Chinese New Year (celebrated on Saturday 28th January) we welcome musicians from Harbin Normal University, Heilongjiang Province, to perform music from traditional instruments including the guzheng, dizi and erhu. Join us for a FREE hour of Chinese music. This event is a taster...

Date : 23rd January 2017
Time : 7:45 pm

Cafe Society (12A) Dir: Woody Allen, USA, 2016, 96 mins Jesse Eisenberg stars in Woody Allen’s tale of a young New Yorker moving to LA in search of a new life. Doors and bar open at 7pm, so that you can meet with friends in our bar area before the screening.  

Date : 25th January 2017
Time : 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Come and spend a morning with us at the museum to take a closer look at some of our objects from Victorian kitchenware to costume from the 1960's.  Relax, enjoy a cup of tea, share stories, meet new people and discover more about our exhibitions and collections.  We particularly welcome older...


Contact Us

Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery Trust.
Castle Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3 8TP

Tel: 01228 618718
E-Mail: enquiries@tulliehouse.co.uk

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