Friends of the Museum AGM

21/08/2018 7:00 pm - 21/08/2018 9:00 pm

Friends of Cumbria’s Museum of Military Life AGM The AGM of the Friend’s Of Cumbria’s Museum of Military Life will be held upstairs in the Museum on 21st August and will begin at 7:00pm. All current Friends Members welcome. This AGM has been rearranged from the 20th June to the the ‘Poppies: Weeping Window’ sculpture […]

Family Friendly Wednesday Workshop

22/08/2018 11:00 am - 22/08/2018 3:00 pm

Join creative practitioner Pui Lee for this family friendly workshop. Make a paper-folded peace dove to add to our installation at the Museum leading up to International Peace Day on 21st September. Free but museum admission charges apply.

Family Friendly Wednesday Workshop

22/08/2018 11:00 am - 22/07/2018 3:00 pm

Join creative practitioner Pui Lee for this family friendly workshop. Using the objects from our collection we will explore the meaning of remembrance and what it means to you. You will create layered collage backgrounds, exploring different textures and experiment with mono and poly printing techniques to create repeat and faded images showing how memories […]

Community Art Workshop – Millom Discovery Centre

23/08/2018 11:00 am - 23/08/2018 3:00 pm

Community Art Workshops What does Remembrance mean to you? Thursday 23rd August 11am-3pm Come along for a free Family drop-in at Millom Discovery Centre exploring Remembrance (Numbers may be limited during busy periods)   As part of the Heritage Lottery funded Lest We Forget project, the Museum is working with cultural venues around the county to deliver […]

Family Friendly Wednesday Workshop

29/08/2018 11:00 am - 29/08/2018 3:00 pm

Join creative practitioner Abby Kilfedder for this family friendly workshop. Using the objects from our collection we will explore the ‘Meaning of Remembrance’ and what it means to you. You will create layered collage backgrounds, exploring different textures and experiment with mono and poly printing techniques to create repeat and faded images showing how memories […]

Tuesday Talk Series

1944 The Battle of Imphal: A New Perspective – Simon Sole & Murdo Urquhart

11/09/2018 6:00 pm - 11/09/2018 7:00 pm

Tuesday 11th September 2018 1944 The Battle of Imphal: A New Perspective – Simon Sole & Murdo Urquhart Doors open at 5:30 pm and talk begins at 6:00 pm sharp Tickets are £5 pre-purchased (£4 for members of our Friends Group) or £6 on the door Click here to purchase tickets Click here to purchase […]

Community Art Workshop – Penrith & Eden Museum

15/09/2018 11:00 am - 15/09/2018 3:00 pm

Community Art Workshops What does Remembrance mean to you? Saturday 15th September 11am-3pm Come along for a free Family drop-in at Penrith & Eden Museum exploring Remembrance (Numbers may be limited during busy periods)   As part of the Heritage Lottery funded Lest We Forget project, the Museum is working with cultural venues around the county to […]

Veterans’ Lunch Club

17/09/2018 1:00 am - 17/09/2018 3:00 pm

Come along to our NEW lunch club! A great opportunity for ex-servicemen and women to meet up in the original Regimental Institute (now the Military Museum). Light lunch provided at £3 per head. Booking essential. Ring, email or pop in to book by Wednesday 12th September. Please let us know of any dietary requirements when you […]

‘A Bridge Too Far’ – Thursday Movie Night

20/09/2018 6:30 pm - 20/09/2018 9:30 pm

A Bridge Too Far Starring Sean Connery, Ryan O’Neal, Michael Caine Operation Market Garden, September 1944: The Allies attempt to capture several strategically important bridges in the Netherlands in the hope of breaking the German lines. The 1st Battalion Border Regiment were involved in this operation Arnhem is one of the Regiment’s battle honours. Admission £3.50 […]

Friday Lates til’ 9pm

28/09/2018 6:00 pm - 28/09/2018 9:00 pm

With a licensed bar and a chance to see the current Exhibition  the museum is a great place to visit after work, after a day out or after tea! Normal admission charges apply click here for details The Museum will be open until 9:00 pm last admission 8:00 pm

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