Driggsby, A Whale's Tale is supported by a jam-packed programme of activities for family visitors


Summer Holidays

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. 


Tullie Toddlers

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