Driggsby, A Whale's Tale is supported by a jam-packed programme of activities for family visitors
May Half Term
Booked slots at 10.00am, 11.00am, 1.00pm, 2.00pm and 3.00pm. Craft sessions must be booked in advance - click on an event to book. Sessions are FREE with Adult Admission ticket holders.
Storytelling every Monday during Cumbrian summer holidays, 11.00am. Discover the story of Driggsby with Ali McCaw.
Meet an Expert every Tuesday during Cumbrian summer holidays, 1.00pm - 4.00pm. Join our curatorial team on the Border Galleries to get a closer look at Driggsby and learn more about the science of whales and how one ended up in Tullie House.
Both on gallery activities are included with Adult Admission, booking not required.
Drop in craft sessions*
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 1.00pm - 4.00pm
Saturday 17 July - Pipe Cleaner Octopus
Tuesday 20 July - Under the Sea Rock Art
Thursday 22 July - Crab Hats
Saturday 24 July - Origami Whales
Tuesday 27 July - Paper Turtles
Thursday 29 July - Wooden Spoon Mermaids
Saturday 31 July - Under the Sea Collage
Tuesday 3 August - Paper Plate Whales
Thursday 5 August - Folded Paper Fish
Saturday 7 August - Ocean Coral Blow Painting
Tuesday 10 August - Card Roll Squid
Thursday 12 August - Under the Sea Stained Glass
Saturday 14 August - Paper Plate Narwhal
Tuesday 17 August - Paper Bag Jellyfish
Thursday 19 August - Foil Fish
Saturday 21 August - Shark Puppets
Tuesday 24 August - Salt Painting Seahorses
Thursday 26 August - Egg Box Whales
Saturday 28 August - Celery Stamp Rainbow Fish
*Drop ins are subject to coronavirus restrictions
We are also offering relaxed craft sessions, with a little more time and space for those who would prefer quieter sessions. Spaces are limited so booking in essential. Relaxed sessions run 10.30 - 11.30 before all drop in sessions listed above.
Join us for the return of our popular toddler group. This month we will be going under teh sea with sensory play and hands on craft activities.
29 July, 11 August and 25 August
10.00am - 11.30am and 1.00pm - 2.30pm
FREE with Adult Admission, booking not required**
**Subject to coronavirus restrictions