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.
Working safely through COVID-19
21 May 2020 - 6:36pm
Tullie House Museum has collected the history of Carlisle and Cumbria for over 125 years. The collections tell the stories of the people who have lived and worked in Cumbria, and those who love the county.
A call for photography to catalogue the Cumbrian Covid-19 pandemic experience
11 May 2020 - 12:22pm
Tullie House Museum plans to collect the experience of the Coronavirus crisis and preserve this time in history.
Comedian recreates Pre-Raphaelite masterpiece Rift within the Lute in 15 Minutes
9 April 2020 - 3:43pm
Comedian Marek Larwood has brilliantly recreated several masterpieces in just 15 minutes – in his own ‘mediocre’ style - as part of his web series, including a Pre-Raphaelite painting on display at Tullie House.
Museum Conservation up close
8 April 2020 - 5:01pm
Caring for objects in museums is really important because it ensures they are preserved for future generations to enjoy.
Dragonflies High in Cumbria
7 April 2020 - 11:02am
Cumbria is the most interesting county for dragonflies and damselflies in the north of England, according to the author of a new Cumbria Dragonfly atlas.
Driggsby, A Whale’s Tale Exhibition Postponed
7 April 2020 - 10:58am
Due to the Coronavirus pandemic Tullie House & Prism Arts today announce the unfortunate decision to postpone the Driggsby, A Whale’s Tale exhibition until early summer 2021.
Egg-ceptional Digital Easter Crafts
6 April 2020 - 4:36pm
As part of the Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery response to COVID-19, the learning team at the museum get cracking on some egg-cellent step by step craft videos of the activities planned for families during the Easter holiday.
First complete Cumbrian Bronze Age penannular ring takes its place
18 February 2020 - 9:36am
The first complete Bronze Age (1300-800BC) penannular ring to be found in Cumbria, now on display at Tullie House.
All Tickets and Passes Please!
17 February 2020 - 4:12pm
January is the month of resuming and restarting, and for many of us that means getting back into the habit of the working commute. Today, over 1.5 billion of our journeys are made by train across the UK each year, and all that is made possible with the help of a ticket.