Tullie House Museum, English Heritage (Carlisle Castle and Birdoswald Roman Fort) and Cumbria’s Museum of Military Life in Carlisle Castle are all working together to encourage both locals and tourists to take advantage of their multi venue deal.

Last summer saw the successful creation of The Secret Garden, an accessible, wildlife friendly, walled garden located in a hidden corner of Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery funded by the Postcode Local Trust.

Cabaret Mechanical Theatre presents the Fantastic Fairground Factory at Tullie House Museum, a brand-new exhibition exploring the secrets of the fairground with interactive exhibits designed to bemuse, baffle and bewilder.

Tullie House are working in partnership with Prism Arts after receiving National Lottery Heritage Funding for an exciting new project working with 150 Early Years and Key Stage 1 pupils on the West Coast.

A new permanent gallery - ‘Origins: Reimagining Cumbrian Prehistory’ - has opened at Tullie House, explaining how the first inhabitants of Cumbria lived and bringing to life ancient Cumbrian stories. 

An Opening Weekend toook place Saturday 29 – Sunday 30 June celebrating the opening of the new Fantastic Fairground Factory exhibition.

Saturday 29 June Highlights

The refreshing modern décor of the refurbished café includes new comfy sofas, contemporary colours, pieces from the collection in glass topped coffee tables and walls finished with historic prints of Carlisle from the museum’s 125-year archive.

The voices of young people from Carlisle have come together to create an exciting new pop-up exhibition at Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery.

The ‘Reimagining Hope Street’ exhibition is open now!

Artists Harvey Tye, Jonathan Harkins and John Lake from Prism Arts Studio Arts Programme worked with Tullie House curator Claire Sleightholm to co-curate the exciting new ‘Cultures Collide’ exhibition in the historic Old Tullie House, which opened earlier this year.

Borderlines Book Festival launches two public competitions.