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Events and Activities

Our 2024 forthcoming events

Thursday 11 July

THE INTERWOVEN THREADS Lecture by Denis Buck -

'The interwoven threads of circumstance in the life and voyages of the Great Navigator'


There are many co-incidences involving people and events surrounding James Cook's life and career.  We examine how a series of often seemingly unconnected events linked together at just the right time for him, to ensure his place in history. 


Location: Captain Cook Memorial Museum (Endeavour Room)

Time: 2.00pm - 3.00pm (please arrive 15 minutes earlier)

Capacity: 25 Places

Fee: FREE. Book in advance.

AGE: Adults 

Access  Steps to room. Temporary ramp available.

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Sat 13 July

ART CLASS- 'HOW TO PAINT LIKE A GEORGIAN' WITH CLAUDIA QUAYLE


As part of our special exhibition on Cook’s attempt to find the Northwest Passage, we are excited to announce that Claudia Quayle will be our Artist in Residence. Claudia is a highly respected artist and is Master Fine Arts and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.


Location: Captain Cook Memorial Museum (Endeavour Room)

Time: 1.00pm-3.30pm (please arrive 15 minutes earlier)

Capacity: 10 Places

Fee: £15 Per person (including materials)

Age: Adults and chidlren 12+

Access  Steps to room. Temporary Ramp available. (Please notify staff when booking)

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Wed 27 July

EMBROIDERY WITH ALISON LARKIN


An afternoon of embroidery tuition, producing a beautiful design on a handkerchief


To find out more about Alison, please visit: https://alisonlarkinembroidery.com/

Location: Captain Cook Memorial Museum (Endeavour Room)

Time: 1:00 -4:00pm(Please arrive 15 minutes earlier)

Capacity: 10 Places

Fee: £15 Per person (including materials)

Age: Adults

Access: Steps to room. Temporary ramp available (Please notify staff when booking)

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Saturday 3 August

Above and below the Ocean -  Workshop with book illustrator Trish Phillips  

Build 3-d box automata with a sailing ship rocking on the waves above and a whale swimming below.


Location: Captain Cook Memorial Museum (Endeavour Room)

Time: 12.00pm - 4.00pm (please arrive 15 minutes earlier)

Hourly sessions: 12.00 pm, 1.00 pm, 2.00pm and 3.00 pm

Capacity: 6 places per session (children to be accompanied by an adult)

Fee: FREE. Book in advance or at reception.

AGE:Children 3 +

Access  Steps to room. Temporary ramp available.

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Wednesday 7 August

Help us create a giant sea scape- Workshop with book illustrator Trish Phillips 

Make or colour your own fish and sea creatures and add them to the scene in the museum. Take a photo and tag us on Instagram and Facebook.


Location: Captain Cook Memorial Museum (Endeavour Room)

Time: 12.00pm - 4.00pm (please arrive 15 minutes earlier)

Hourly sessions: 12.00 pm, 1.00 pm, 2.00pm and 3.00 pm

Capacity: 6 places per session (children to be accompanied by an adult)

Fee: FREE. Book in advance or at reception

AGE:Children 3 +

Access  Steps to room. Temporary ramp available.

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Saturday 10 August

COLLAGE WORKSHOP with book illustrator Trish Phillips

Learn how to create eye-catching pictures from collected magazines and coloured paper.

Location: Captain Cook Memorial Museum (Endeavour Room)

Time: 12.00pm - 4.00pm (please arrive 15 minutes earlier)

Hourly sessions: 12.00 pm, 1.00 pm, 2.00pm and 3.00 pm

Capacity: 6 places per session (children to be accompanied by an adult)

Fee: FREE. Book in advance or at reception.

AGE:Children 3 +

Access  Steps to room. Temporary ramp available.

Book Now


 

Saturday 24 August

ART CLASS- DRAWING & PAINTING - 'HOW TO PAINT LIKE A GEORGIAN' WITH CLAUDIA QUAYLE

As part of our special exhibition on Cook’s attempt to find the Northwest Passage, we are excited to announce that Claudia Quayle will be our Artist in Residence. Claudia is a highly respected artist and is Master Fine Arts and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Claudia will teach a series of art-classes “How to paint Watercolours like a Georgian”.


Location: Captain Cook Memorial Museum (Endeavour Room)

Time: 1.00pm -3.30pm (please arrive 15 minutes earlier)

Capacity: 10 Places

Fee: £15 Per person (including materials)

AGE: Adults and children 12+

Book Now


      


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