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On: 18 th February 2019, 10:00 am Until: 26 th January 2020, 10:00 am

Exploring links between Tullie House’s Japanese and Cumbrian Collections

The ground floor George Howard Gallery of Old Tullie House is reimagined in this exciting new display created in collaboration with Prism Arts Studio Arts group.

On: 29 th June 2019, 10:00 am Until: 06 th October 2019, 4:00 pm

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

On: 20 th July 2019, 1:00 pm

This Summer’s crafts are bursting with colour, fun and imagination!

Climbing Fairground Characters  - They climb up string!

On: 23 rd July 2019, 11:00 am

Join our storyteller every other Tuesday at 11am to hear traditional stories and folk tales linked with the Museum’s collection.

On: 23 rd July 2019, 11:00 am

Join our storyteller every other Tuesday at 11am to hear traditional stories and folk tales linked with the Museum’s collection.

On: 23 rd July 2019, 1:00 pm

This Summer’s crafts are bursting with colour, fun and imagination!

Whirly Gigs  - make a mesmerising, rotating spinner.

On: 25 th July 2019, 1:00 pm

This Summer’s crafts are bursting with colour, fun and imagination!

Carousel Horses - Make and decorate your own 3D carousel horse.

On: 26 th July 2019, 10:00 am

Feeling inspired by our Fantastic Fairground Factory exhibition? Why not come along and make your own amazing automata? Join us for a range of workshops that will show you how to construct your own box and working mechanism, before letting your imagination run wild with a design of your own!

On: 27 th July 2019, 1:00 pm

This Summer’s crafts are bursting with colour, fun and imagination!

Tumbling Clowns - Make a fun rolling toy using recycled bottle tops.

On: 30 th July 2019, 1:00 pm

This Summer’s crafts are bursting with colour, fun and imagination!

Hot Air Balloons - Make a bright and bold 3D creation.

On: 31 st July 2019, 10:00 am

Our friendly and engaging toddler drop in 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.

* Second session at 1pm

On: 31 st July 2019, 1:00 pm

We look forward to spending a couple of hours talking together, exploring items from the museum collection and being inspired by the stories behind them.

On: 01 st August 2019, 1:00 pm

This Summer’s crafts are bursting with colour, fun and imagination!  

Pinwheels  - Make an eye-catching paper windmill.

On: 03 rd August 2019, 1:00 pm

This Summer’s crafts are bursting with colour, fun and imagination!  

Rainbow Ribbon Rings - Make a pretty, dancing ribbon ring.

On: 04 th August 2019, 10:00 am

Want to explore the museum with your family in a more relaxed environment? We will be opening our Border Galleries an hour early on the first Sunday of the month, so you can discover at your own pace, with the lights up and the sounds down.

On: 05 th August 2019, 9:30 am Until: 07 th August 2019, 4:00 pm

Our popular summer holiday camp is back in 2019! Join us for 3 days of exciting activities, which run from 9.30am-4pm each day. Go behind the scenes at the museum, get crafty, explore our exhibition and make new friends.

On: 06 th August 2019, 11:00 am

Join our storyteller every other Tuesday at 11am to hear traditional stories and folk tales linked with the Museum’s collection.

On: 06 th August 2019, 1:00 pm

This Summer’s crafts are bursting with colour, fun and imagination!  

Peg Snappers - Make a funny snapping creature.

On: 06 th August 2019, 1:00 pm

Professor Lisa Hopkins will explore Shakespeare and his fellow dramatists’ links to the Border and what they wrote about it.

On: 08 th August 2019, 1:00 pm

This Summer’s crafts are bursting with colour, fun and imagination!  

Festival Masks - Decorate a theatrical mask using an array of art materials!

On: 09 th August 2019, 10:00 am

Feeling inspired by our Fantastic Fairground Factory exhibition? Why not come along and make your own amazing automata? Join us for a range of workshops that will show you how to construct your own box and working mechanism, before letting your imagination run wild with a design of your own!

On: 10 th August 2019, 1:00 pm

Stop Motion Animation Fairgrounds - Try your hand at making a short animation.

On: 11 th August 2019, 2:00 pm

Why not join us to enjoy a relaxing afternoon of social crafting whilst taking a closer look at unseen pieces of the Tullie textiles collection?

On: 13 th August 2019, 12:00 pm

Jumping Creatures  - Make a creature that leaps into the air!