NEWS AND MEDIA RELEASES

Find your inner artist at The Beacon Museum

Find your inner artist at The Beacon Museum

THE BEACON Museum’s successful programme of hands-on art and craft workshops continues this spring. The museum’s range of activities can provide a great opportunity to meet like-minded people, or a way for friends to relax together while creating their own work of art...

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Romans: Are we there yet?

VISITORS to The Beacon Museum in Whitehaven can immerse themselves in the Roman era from the end of this month.   ‘Are We There Yet?’ runs from 29 April until 1 October and is a chance to get hands on with lots of interactive exhibits and special activities.   Guest...

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Reminiscence boxes

Reminiscence boxes

THE BEACON Museum in Whitehaven is offering a portable ‘museum in a box’ scheme to help people reminisce and find out more about the history of the area. The boxes contain museum artefacts and replica objects that people can handle and discuss. They can be taken out...

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Easter fun at The Beacon Museum

Easter fun at The Beacon Museum

  CELEBRATE the Easter holidays with The Beacon Museum in Whitehaven. Families can enjoy a range of crafts and activities at the harbourside attraction, which has four floors of exhibitions and interactive displays. Every day between April 1 and 9, at 11am and...

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Copeland Celebrated in exhibiton

Copeland Celebrated in exhibiton

  THE BOROUGH of Copeland is to be celebrated in an exhibition at The Beacon Museum. The event, which runs from March 10 - 26, looks back at Copeland council’s 49 years, and marks the transition to Cumberland Council on April 1. Celebrating Copeland includes video...

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Another masterpiece for The Beacon Museum

Another masterpiece for The Beacon Museum

  WHITEHAVEN'S Beacon Museum is to host another priceless work of art. Following paintings from Rembrandt and Chardin, visitors will now be able to see Verrocchio's Tobias and the Angel when it is hosted as part of the National Gallery's Masterpiece tour in March. The...

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The Beacon Science Week

The Beacon Science Week

THE BEACON Museum is celebrating science this half term with a range of hands-on workshops and exciting events. 'Gravity, forces and space' is the theme of the event, running from February 18 - 26. It kicks off with a visit from a special visitor on the 18th - Spot,...

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FREE days at The Beacon Museum

FREE days at The Beacon Museum

  THE BEACON Museum in Whitehaven is opening its doors to everyone for free at the end of this month. The event is a ‘thank you’ to local people and partners for their support, and a chance for everyone to see what the museum has to offer, at no cost. The...

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