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Events and Activities

Our 2024 forthcoming events

Monday 27 May

THE LIFE OF CAPTAIN JAMES COOK IN 15 MINUTES - DSL THEATRICALS


Join Kenzie and her cast in the attic for an entertaining and educational show all about Captain James Cook.

Showtimes: 12pm, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm

Location: Captain Cook Memorial Museum (Attic)

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Wed 29 May

NAUTICAL POP-UP CARD MAKING WITH TRISH PHILLIPS

Create your own animated boat sailing on the sea.


Workshops hourly, bookable in advance.  

Sessions: 12.00 pm, 1.00 pm, 2.00 pm and 3.00 pm. 

Location: Captain Cook Memorial Museum (Endeavour Room)

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Sat 1 June 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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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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Thursday 27 June

A SAILOR'S LIFE - Lecture by Clair Stones


An overview of the of the Life Of Captain James Cook FRS RN - explorer, cartographer and Whitby's most famous denizen - together with a description of the life of a sailor in the Roya Navy at the time of his world voyages, and how the Royal Navy has changed. 


Location: Captain Cook Memorial Museum (Endeavour Room)

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

Capacity: 25 Places

Fee: FREE Booking required

AGE: Adults 

Access  Steps to room. Temporary ramp available

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Sat 3 Aug

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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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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