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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: 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: 10 th January 2022, 6:00 pm Until: 28 th March 2022, 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: 18 th January 2022, 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: 18 th January 2022, 1:00 pm

Take a journey through the natural history of Cumbria, from past extinctions to the conservation efforts happening today. 

On: 26 th January 2022, 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: 27 th January 2022, 12:00 pm

Join our assistant curator in the historic surroundings of Old Tullie House to get a close up view of works brought out of our stores. Spanning over 300 years, the selection will show how Carlisle has seen through the eyes of our most noted artists.

On: 28 th January 2022, 11:00 am Until: 28 th January 2022, 3:00 pm

11am-3pm

Last Friday of the month 

Meet our Finds Liaison Officer to find out about and record your metal-detected finds.

On: 28 th January 2022, 2:00 pm

2pm - 4pm

Discover some fabulous fashion objects from our stores.

On: 28 th January 2022, 6:00 pm Until: 28 th January 2022, 9:00 pm

Sign up deadline is 21 January

This is an out-of-hours event exclusively for young people aged 16-25 to find out more about the Tullie House Natural Science collections, the Once Upon a Planet project and how you can get involved.

On: 01 st February 2022, 1:00 pm Until: 01 st February 2022, 2:00 pm

Alan Bell is a local athletics official who has been fortunate to be appointed to the global elite panel which manages major meetings across the world, including the Olympics and World Championships.

On: 02 nd February 2022, 10:00 am

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

First Wednesday of the month.

On: 03 rd February 2022, 2:00 pm Until: 03 rd February 2022, 4:00 pm

2pm-4pm

First Thursday of every month

Meet our Geology Curators for some object handling in the galleries.

On: 05 th February 2022, 10:00 am Until: 05 th February 2022, 4:00 pm

Join us to celebrate a new year in the Chinese calendar and bring in the Year of the Tiger. 

We will have crafts, storytelling, museum trails, performances and workshops highlighting Chinese culture and tradition. 

On: 08 th February 2022, 2:00 pm

Join our specialist curator in a different archaeology gallery each month. Discover more about the collections and stories on display, from prehistory to Romans and the Vikings.

Archaeology Unearthed will take place on the following dats:

On: 08 th February 2022, 2:15 pm Until: 08 th February 2022, 3:15 pm

We are very excited to re-form our Social History Group, and to invite you to meet us at the museum to chat and share stories of old Carlisle.

On: 12 th February 2022, 1:00 pm Until: 20 th February 2022, 4:00 pm

Drop in between 1pm - 4pm

Tickets: Free with general admission

Saturday 12 February - Origami Paddington

Sunday 13 February - Cupcake Liner Bears

Monday 14 February - Paper Plate Bear Masks

On: 13 th February 2022, 10:30 am

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

Second Sunday of the month

On: 13 th February 2022, 11:00 am Until: 18 th February 2022, 10:30 am

We are giving a little more time and space for those who would prefer quieter sessions. 

11am, Sunday 13 February - Cupcake Liner Bears

10.30am, Tuesday 15 February - Marmalade Slime

On: 01 st March 2022, 1:00 pm Until: 01 st March 2022, 2:00 pm

Probably every commercial photograph you have ever seen will have been edited and processed. This is not a new practice; rather, photographers have been editing and manipulating photographs forever.

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

The stories behind the community excavation of Carlisle’s Roman bathhouse

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

Marking 1900 years since the commencement of the building of Hadrian’s Wall in AD122, To the Edges of Empire features beautiful and important objects to explore the role of locations and people across the Roman Empire during Hadrian’s reign.

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

Capturing Hadrian’s Wall in its 1900th year.