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Black Memories Matter
A long-term collaborative project between Tullie House Museum and Cumbria Archives to address the lack of diversity within Cumbria's collections and records.
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Hidden Natural Histories by Eleanor Chaney
HIDDEN NATURAL HISTORIES By Eleanor Chaney
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?
Mandarin Chinese for Beginners
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.
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.
Paddington: The Story of a Bear
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.
Christmas Wreath Making
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.
The Festive March
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.
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.
Meet Me at the Museum
10am-11:30am & 1pm-2:30pm*
First Wednesday of the month. Beginning 3 November.
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.
A Very Paddington Picnic
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'.
Christmas Family Fun Weekend
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.
Christmas Carvery Lunches
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.