2018 Events at the Beacon Museum

Saturday 10 February 1-4pm

Rock Pool Exploration

Explore portable rock pools to discover what creatures live along our local coastline. With expert guidance from the Lakes Aquarium, Maryport.

£2 p.p. Booking ahead essential. Timed sesssions. 1pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm.

10-18 February- Each day at 11am

Chinese Crafts

Celebrate Chinese New Year by creating your own unique mask or lantern.

£5 p.p. All ages welcome. Please book in advance

10-18 February – each day at 1pm

Banner Making

Create your own statement as you research and create your own banner as part of the Women of Cumbria festival.

£5 p.p.  All ages welcome. Please book in advance

Saturday 24 February 10am-4pm

Welcome to Wellyphants with Nick Sharratt

Meet the man behind the books, with this fantastic launch event for our Pirates Pants and Wellyphants Exhibition. Take part in our big art project and get your own book signing by Nick himself.

Feature admission rates apply.

Every Saturday and Sunday during March

Wellyphants Workshops

Take part in our mini workshop during weekends. Take part in storytelling and try drawing a Wellyphant style self- portrait. Includes access to Pirates Pants and Wellyphants exhibition with activity pack. 11am / 1pm / 3pm each day.

£5 p.p. All ages welcome. Pre booking advisable

2- 4 April 12.30 & 2.30pm each day

Mr McGregor's Garden

To celebrate the release of the new Peter Rabbit film, Dearham based illustrator Jenny Daymond will teach you how to follow in the footsteps of Beatrix Potter. Create your own woodland illustrations and even leave your own mark in our very own Mr McGregor’s garden.

£5 p.p. Booking essential –  Max 15 per session

Every day during Easter Holidays

Wellyphants Workshops

Take part in our mini workshop during weekends. Take part in storytelling and try drawing a Wellyphant style self- portrait. Includes access to Pirates Pants and Wellyphants exhibition with activity pack. 11am / 1pm / 3pm each day.

£5 p.p. All ages welcome. Pre booking advisable

Friday 6 April- 12.30 & 2.30pm

Illustrate with Tim Stead

Local illustrator and children’s author Tim Stead shows you some tricks of the trade in learning how to do basic illustrations in a fun way.

£8 p.p.   Ages 6+ . Advance booking required.

 Sunday 8 April 10.30am-3.30pm

Learn to Oil Paint- Full day course

Join artist Paul Summerfield as you learn the essentials of Oil painting. This is a full day course with all materials and lunch thrown in.

£40 p.p.     ages 12+.  Booking in advance essential.

Friday 13 April- 12.30 & 2.30pm

Illustrate with Tim Stead

Local illustrator and children’s author Tim Stead shows you some tricks of the trade in learning how to do basic illustrations in a fun way.

£8 p.p.   Ages 6+ . Advance booking required.

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.

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