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On: 29 th May 2019, 1:00 pm

We look forward to spending time talking together, exploring items from the museum collection and being inspired by the stories behind them.

On: 29 th May 2019, 1:00 pm

To celebrate the Museum’s Natural Science collection being awarded Designated Status by ACE we have brought you a closer look at some of our hidden treasures.

On: 30 th May 2019, 1:00 pm

How many different animals and insects can you make from an egg box? Join us to find out!

On: 31 st May 2019, 1:00 pm

Help us celebrate Cumbria’s fascinating and diverse natural history by taking part in a BioBlitz in our Secret Garden. What will we find?

On: 01 st June 2019, 1:00 pm

We'll be making our own colourful paper bird kites today and hopfully flying them around the Tullie garden!

Get up close to nature, with crafts and activities celebrating Cumbria’s fascinating and diverse natural history throughout the Half Term.

On: 01 st June 2019, 1:00 pm

To celebrate the Museum’s Natural Science collection being awarded Designated Status by ACE we have brought you a closer look at some of our hidden treasures.

Unearth the wonderful world of skeletons for 1 hour, with Curator Dr Simon Jackson.

Second Tour at 3pm.

 

On: 02 nd June 2019, 10:00 am

Want to explore the museum with your family in a more relaxed environment? We will be opening our Border Galleries an hour early on the first Sunday of the month, so you can discover at your own pace, with the lights up and the sounds down.

On: 04 th June 2019, 1:00 pm

Grace Hurford will explore the latest climate science data and what we can do at various levels to reverse the trend of global warming. Over the last five years, Grace has been studying climate science and exploring how individuals, business, governments and NGOs can get involved.

On: 05 th June 2019, 10:00 am

Our friendly and engaging toddler drop in sessions are for children up to 5 years old. They have a relaxed atmosphere and always involve a range of activities, including crafts and sensory play.

* Second session at 1pm

On: 06 th June 2019, 2:00 pm

Gain a greater insight in to the work of Alex Katz with a guided tour and conversation with Programme Manager, Charli Summers. Charli will discuss some of the works on display, the ARTIST ROOMS initiative and the life of Alex Katz during these informal gallery tours.  

On: 07 th June 2019, 10:00 am

Want to explore the museum with your family in a more relaxed environment? We will be opening our Border Galleries an hour early on the first Sunday of the month, so you can discover at your own pace, with the lights up and the sounds down.

On: 09 th June 2019, 11:00 am

Join our storyteller every other Tuesday at 11am to hear traditional stories and folk tales linked with the Museum’s collection.

On: 09 th June 2019, 1:00 pm Until: 09 th June 2019, 4:00 pm

Inspired by our ARTIST ROOMS: Alex Katz exhibition we are getting arty and experimenting with different techniques for drawing faces. No previous art skills needed! What will yours look like?

On: 09 th June 2019, 2:00 pm

Why not join us to enjoy a relaxing afternoon of social crafting whilst taking a closer look at unseen pieces of the Tullie textiles collection?

On: 11 th June 2019, 11:00 am

Join our storyteller every other Tuesday at 11am to hear traditional stories and folk tales linked with the Museum’s collection.

On: 11 th June 2019, 11:00 am

Join our storyteller every other Tuesday at 11am to hear traditional stories and folk tales linked with the Museum’s collection.

On: 19 th June 2019, 10:00 am

Our friendly and engaging toddler drop in sessions are for children up to 5 years old. They have a relaxed atmosphere and always involve a range of activities, including crafts and sensory play.

* Second session at 1pm

On: 20 th June 2019, 7:00 pm

The second in a series of illustrated talks and discussions exploring Tullie House's past, present and future, marking 125 years of art, history and nature in the heart of Carlisle.

On: 23 rd June 2019, 1:00 pm Until: 23 rd June 2019, 4:00 pm

Try your hand at some simple sewing today and have a look at some delicate samplers that Victorian children produced to practice their sewing skills.

On: 25 th June 2019, 11:00 am

Join our storyteller every other Tuesday at 11am to hear traditional stories and folk tales linked with the Museum’s collection.

On: 26 th June 2019, 1:00 pm

We look forward to spending a couple of hours talking together, exploring items from the museum collection and being inspired by the stories behind them.

On: 29 th June 2019, 10:00 am Until: 06 th October 2019, 4:00 pm

Discover the secrets of the fairground with exhibits designed to baffle, bemuse and bewilder.

The Fantastic Fairground Factory exhibition allows visitors to peek behind the scenes at the mechanical marvels, games, automata and hands on activities of the funfair. 

On: 29 th June 2019, 10:00 am Until: 30 th June 2019, 5:00 pm

To celebrate the opening of the Fantastic Fairground Factory there’ll be exciting activities and fairground themed craft workshops to further explore the marvellous world of automata and the fun of the fair.

Additional charges may apply to some activities.

On: 02 nd July 2019, 1:00 pm

Artist Kevin O’Connor presents an illustrated talk on places, events and circumstances that have shaped his art over many years.  His main activity is painting with ventures into sculpture, printmaking, performance art and creative writing.