Reconnect with one of Carlisle’s most loved venues
3 July 2020 - 12:30pm
On Wednesday 8 July, we'll once again open our doors to welcome back visitors for the first time since closing on the 18 March. As part of the phased reopening, the museum will operate with reduced opening hours to help gauge demand and to carefully manage the charity’s running costs.
Have your say, Tullie House survey local opinions before reopening
25 June 2020 - 3:44pm
Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery has released a survey to understand the public’s feelings about visiting the museum when it reopens.
Borderlines Festival 2020 - Cancelled
22 June 2020 - 2:58pm
Cumbria’s Borderlines book festival has announced the cancellation of its 2020 event because of the continuing uncertainty over the Covid-19 pandemic.
The not-for-profit festival takes place annually in Carlisle in October, and 2020 would have been the seventh festival.
Cumbria is encouraged to 'Think Local'
17 June 2020 - 2:05pm
This week, those parts of Cumbria’s economy that have been closed have gradually started to re-open, with retailers getting back to business, and hospitality, leisure, arts and culture preparing for a July re-start.
Black Lives Matter Collections Statement
12 June 2020 - 1:22pm
Like many museums around the UK, Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery supports the Black Lives Matter movement.
Creative Snippets Hit the Right Note During Lockdowns
11 June 2020 - 12:22pm
A series of short, inventive videos have been proving very popular with older adults facing lockdown.
Reflecting Carlisle’s History: Tullie House’s Photography Collection
3 June 2020 - 4:34pm
In this second of two blogs giving an overview of the photographic collections we continue well into the 20th century. By the 1970s photography was well established and anyone who wanted could probably access a camera.
Daffodil wedding dress was a sign of hope in post-war Carlisle
3 June 2020 - 4:24pm
If you look closely at this beautiful wedding dress, you will see that it is covered with daffodils.
Celebrating the city on the edge of the empire
3 June 2020 - 4:19pm
We're taking a look back at the ambitious installation of Tullie House’s flagship Roman Frontier Gallery.
Making Carlisle’s History: Tullie House’s Photography Collection
28 May 2020 - 11:24am
Taking a photo these days is so easy, most of us have a phone in our pocket that we can whip out and snap a moment as we see it happening. We take this ease for granted knowing that anything we want to capture will probably be possible. Even 20 years ago, before smartphones, it wasn’t that easy.