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On: 07 th October 2020, 10:00 am Until: 31 st December 2023, 11:45 pm

A long-term collaborative project between Tullie House Museum and Cumbria Archives to address the lack of diversity within Cumbria's collections and records.

On: 17 th June 2021, 4:00 pm Until: 31 st December 2024, 11:45 pm

Looking for a gift or something new for your home?

On: 17 th July 2021, 10:00 am Until: 31 st December 2021, 5:00 pm


A project which explored the hidden or harder to see histories of the objects and their collectors in the Tullie House Nature Collection.

Asking - Could digital interventions create a space to ask new questions and tell more stories?

On: 28 th September 2021, 6:00 pm Until: 07 th December 2021, 6:00 pm

Learn the basics of Mandarin Chinese with Chinese Language Instructor Minqi Tian. This 10-week course will teach you pronunciation, basic characters and everyday Chinese for communication. Recommended for 16 years and over.

On: 12 th October 2021, 3:00 pm Until: 14 th December 2021, 3:30 pm

Join the curators to explore the museum with a series of free 30-minute tours. With a new gallery to explore each week, you'll have the chance to discover our Pre-Raphaelite treasures, delve into prehistoric culture, or take a walk with our natural science collection. 

On: 20 th November 2021, 10:00 am Until: 20 th February 2022, 4:00 pm

Paddington: The Story of a Bear, is a brand new family-friendly touring exhibition developed by the British Library featuring books, documents, film clips, original artwork and interactive areas. Lose yourself in your own Paddington adventures and stories.

On: 25 th November 2021, 7:00 pm Until: 02 nd December 2021, 9:00 pm

Join Laura from Border Flowers for this two-hour workshop, as she guides you through making your very own Christmas Wreath.

All materials are included plus refreshments.

On: 26 th November 2021, 10:00 am Until: 28 th November 2021, 4:00 pm

A new and exciting guild of Northern creative crafters called the Makers March will showcase their unique range of gifts, art, homeware and curios at Tullie House from 26 - 28 November for their Christmas fair. 

On: 30 th November 2021, 11:00 am

Every Tuesday during Cumbrian term time, 11am

Join our team every Tuesday in the Border Galleries to hear a story or two - get ready to join in. Stories are picked with those under 5 in mind, but everyone is welcome.

On: 01 st December 2021, 10:00 am

10am-11:30am & 1pm-2:30pm*

First Wednesday of the month. Beginning 3 November.

On: 01 st December 2021, 10:00 am

Our friendly and engaging toddler sessions are for children up to 5 years old. They have a relaxed atmosphere and always involve a range of activities, including crafts and sensory play. Each session has a different theme.

On: 04 th December 2021, 11:00 am Until: 04 th December 2021, 2:30 pm

Join us for a family-friendly picnic inspired by everyone's favourite bear. Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition with an exclusive storytelling session, followed by a picnic tea fit for a little bear and a screening of the heart-warming 2014 film 'Paddington'.

On: 11 th December 2021, 11:00 am Until: 12 th December 2021, 4:00 pm

It's that time of year again!

We are thrilled to be able to bring back our Christmas Family Fun weekend this year. The museum will be filled with Christmas cheer designed especially with our youngest visitors in mind.

On: 14 th December 2021, 12:00 pm Until: 23 rd December 2021, 1:30 pm

Whether you’re meeting up with family, friends or colleagues, come and join us for a Christmas Lunch and get together. We will even throw some Christmas crackers in.

Our two-course carvery meal is available daily from our café; however, booking is essential.

On: 05 th March 2022, 10:00 am Until: 12 th July 2022, 4:00 pm

On: 05 th March 2022, 10:00 am Until: 12 th June 2022, 4:00 pm