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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: 20 th June 2019, 7:00 pm

The second in a series of illustrated talks and discussions exploring Tullie House's past, present and future, marking 125 years of art, history and nature in the heart of Carlisle.

On: 23 rd June 2019, 1:00 pm Until: 23 rd June 2019, 4:00 pm

Try your hand at some simple sewing today and have a look at some delicate samplers that Victorian children produced to practice their sewing skills.

On: 25 th June 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: 26 th June 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: 29 th June 2019, 10:00 am

Take part in a workshop to learn how to make your own automata using junk and recycled materials. 

2-hour sessions, all materials included and full instructions will be given by support staff.

Please call 01228 618700 to secure your place.

On: 29 th June 2019, 10:00 am Until: 30 th June 2019, 4:00 pm

To celebrate the opening of the Fantastic Fairground Factory join us for a packed weekend of exciting activities and fairground themed craft workshops to explore the amazing art and science of automata and bring all the fun of the fair to Tullie House.

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: 29 th June 2019, 2:00 pm

Take part in a workshop to learn how to make your own automata using junk and recycled materials. 

2-hour sessions, all materials included and full instructions will be given by support staff.

Please call 01228 618700 to secure your place.

On: 30 th June 2019, 10:00 am

Take part in a workshop to learn how to make your own automata using junk and recycled materials. 

2-hour sessions, all materials included and full instructions will be given by support staff.

Please call 01228 618700 to secure your place.

On: 30 th June 2019, 2:00 pm

Take part in a workshop to learn how to make your own automata using junk and recycled materials. 

2-hour sessions, all materials included and full instructions will be given by support staff.

Please call 01228 618700 to secure your place.

On: 02 nd July 2019, 1:00 pm

Artist Kevin O’Connor presents an illustrated talk on places, events and circumstances that have shaped his art over many years.  His main activity is painting with ventures into sculpture, printmaking, performance art and creative writing.

On: 03 rd 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: 07 th July 2019, 1:00 pm Until: 07 th July 2019, 4:00 pm

Help us celebrate the opening of our new Prehistory gallery, get your hands on some of the museum's oldest objects and make your own Bronze Age Lunula necklace.

On: 09 th 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: 14 th July 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: 17 th 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: 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.