Events and Workshops

Events and Workshops are Bookable online via the calendar.

Simply click your chosen day to see what is on, and select your chosen event to reserve your spaces via Eventbrite. 

Special Events

Eat yourself Slim and Healthy: with Jackie Wilkinson

Tuesday 11 February at 2pm in the Beacon portal

Nutritional coach Jackie Wilkinson talks about her experience of menu planning for a healthier lifestyle.

After 10 years of misery and ill-health brought on by following official ‘healthy living’ guidance, Jackie transformed herself and her life by discovering that we are not all the same and the foods she’d been denying herself were just what she needed.

This talk is accompanied by tasters and beverages, included with admission. 

Admission £5 p.p. all ages welcome. To book please call 01946 592302 or click ‘Contact Us’ above to book your spaces. 

Chinese Cultural Trail

15 – 23 February 10 am – 4.30 pm

As part of our half term activities we have a free with entry to the museum, Chinese Cultural trail.

Discover unique cultural facts about China whilst traveling through the 5 floors of the museum to get to our oriental craft sessions.

Included with admission to the Beacon Museum

This is a drop in session no need to book.

Harbour Walking Trails

15 – 18 February 11am and 2pm,

Meeting at the Beacon Museum reception

In conjunction with our new exhibition “Breaking the Waves: Whitehaven Harbour through time” We will be offering free with museum entry Harbour trails.

The harbour trails will take place at 11am and 2pm on selected days, lasting approx 1 hour.

Please dress appropriately for February on Whitehaven Harbour. This activity is not suitable for anyone who may struggle with uneven terrain or walking for longer distances.

The Beacon Museum reserve the right to cancel this activity in the event of bad weather.

We are also offering this activity outside of museum entry and Harbour Trail tickets can be purchased at reception for £4.50 per person.

Max 12 people on each trail. To book call 01946 592302 or click ‘contact us’ above. 

Regular Weekly/ Monthly Events



  When : First Tuesday in the Month at 7.30pm (Unless otherwise stated)




Where: The Beacon Portal, West Strand, Whitehaven CA287LY




Who: All ages welcome + non members pay £2 upon entry


 If you would like to reserve a space on any of these events, please contact

01946 592302 to reserve a place, or press the ‘contact us’ link in the menu above to send an email.

Please be aware that all events for children must be supervised by a parent or legal guardian unless otherwise stated. Personal details will be retained for the purposes of the event only, and unless specified will be disposed of once the event is complete. Please see our privacy policy for further details 

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