EVENTS 2022

Every Sunday (3rd July - 16th October), 2pm and 3.30pm
Guided tours of the fort

Guided tours of the Roman fort led by a volunteer guide. Explore the remains and earthworks of this spectacular site and discover what it can tell us about life on the edge of the Roman Empire. The site is part of a working farm, suitable footwear should be worn. Due to the presence of farm animals no dogs except registered guide and assistance dogs are allowed on the tours. We are grateful to the landowners, Cultura Trust, and their tenants for allowing the tours to go ahead. 

Wednesday 27th July, 2pm & 3.30pm - guided tours of the fort

Guided tours of the Roman fort led by a volunteer guide. Explore the remains and earthworks of this spectacular site and discover what it can tell us about life on the edge of the Roman Empire. The site is part of a working farm, suitable footwear should be worn. Due to the presence of farm animals no dogs except registered guide and assistance dogs are allowed on the tours. We are grateful to the landowners, Cultura Trust, and their tenants for allowing the tours to go ahead. 

Wednesday 27th July, 2 - 4pm - family-friendly crafts - make your own Draco

Families visiting the museum can play and learn together in this craft drop-in. Make and take-away your own Roman inspired treasure. No need to book but you may be asked to come back later if we are busy. Museum admission applies. 

Friday 29th July, 11am - 5pm - Meet the Ancient Romans

Find out about Roman life and food with living history group Ancient Britain.

Monday 8th August - Monday 31st October: Summer exhibition - Treasures of Senhouse

Summer exhibition spotlighting the stars of the museum's collections

Wednesday 3rd August, 2pm & 3.30pm - guided tours of the fort

Guided tours of the Roman fort led by a volunteer guide. Explore the remains and earthworks of this spectacular site and discover what it can tell us about life on the edge of the Roman Empire. The site is part of a working farm, suitable footwear should be worn. Due to the presence of farm animals no dogs except registered guide and assistance dogs are allowed on the tours. We are grateful to the landowners, Cultura Trust, and their tenants for allowing the tours to go ahead. 

Wednesday 3rd August, 2 - 4pm - family-friendly crafts - make your own Roman sword

Families visiting the museum can play and learn together in this craft drop-in. Make and take-away your own Roman inspired treasure. No need to book but you may be asked to come back later if we are busy. Museum admission applies. 

Wednesday 3rd August, 11am - 5pm - Meet the Ancient Romans

Find out about Roman life and food with living history group Ancient Britain.

Wednesday 10th August, 2pm & 3.30pm - guided tours of the fort

Guided tours of the Roman fort led by a volunteer guide. Explore the remains and earthworks of this spectacular site and discover what it can tell us about life on the edge of the Roman Empire. The site is part of a working farm, suitable footwear should be worn. Due to the presence of farm animals no dogs except registered guide and assistance dogs are allowed on the tours. We are grateful to the landowners, Cultura Trust, and their tenants for allowing the tours to go ahead. 

Wednesday 10th August, 2 - 4pm - family-friendly crafts - make your own jewelled dagger from recycled materials

Families visiting the museum can play and learn together in this craft drop-in. Make and take-away your own Roman inspired treasure. No need to book but you may be asked to come back later if we are busy. Museum admission applies. 

Friday 12th August, 11am - 5pm: Roman pottery and life in the Roman army

Get hands-on with Roman pottery demonstrations by Graham Taylor of Potted History. Find out about life in the Roman army with Roy, the veteran.

Saturday 13th - Sunday 14th August: Taste of the Sea Festival

Find us on Senhouse Street with Maryport Cultural Consortium. Find out about Roman food and life on the edge of empire (Saturday). Pick up a voucher from one of our volunteers and claim free entry to the museum during the weekend. 

Wednesday 17th August, 11am - 5pm - Meet the Ancient Romans

Find out about Roman life and food with living history group Ancient Britain.

Wednesday 17th August, 2pm & 3.30pm - guided tours of the fort

Guided tours of the Roman fort led by a volunteer guide. Explore the remains and earthworks of this spectacular site and discover what it can tell us about life on the edge of the Roman Empire. The site is part of a working farm, suitable footwear should be worn. Due to the presence of farm animals no dogs except registered guide and assistance dogs are allowed on the tours. We are grateful to the landowners, Cultura Trust, and their tenants for allowing the tours to go ahead. 

Wednesday 17th August, 2 - 4pm - family-friendly crafts - make your own Roman shield

Families visiting the museum can play and learn together in this craft drop-in. Make and take-away your own Roman inspired treasure. No need to book but you may be asked to come back later if we are busy. Museum admission applies. 

Wednesday 24th August, 2pm & 3.30pm - guided tours of the fort

Guided tours of the Roman fort led by a volunteer guide. Explore the remains and earthworks of this spectacular site and discover what it can tell us about life on the edge of the Roman Empire. The site is part of a working farm, suitable footwear should be worn. Due to the presence of farm animals no dogs except registered guide and assistance dogs are allowed on the tours. We are grateful to the landowners, Cultura Trust, and their tenants for allowing the tours to go ahead. 

Wednesday 24th August, 2 - 4pm - family-friendly crafts - make your own Roman puppet theatre

Families visiting the museum can play and learn together in this craft drop-in. Make and take-away your own Roman inspired treasure. No need to book but you may be asked to come back later if we are busy. Museum admission applies. 

Friday 26th August, 11am - 5pm: Roman pottery and life in the Roman army

Get hands-on with Roman pottery demonstrations by Graham Taylor of Potted History. Find out about life in the Roman army with Roy, the veteran.

Wednesday 31st August, 2pm & 3.30pm - guided tours of the fort

Guided tours of the Roman fort led by a volunteer guide. Explore the remains and earthworks of this spectacular site and discover what it can tell us about life on the edge of the Roman Empire. The site is part of a working farm, suitable footwear should be worn. Due to the presence of farm animals no dogs except registered guide and assistance dogs are allowed on the tours. We are grateful to the landowners, Cultura Trust, and their tenants for allowing the tours to go ahead. 

Wednesday 31st August, 2 - 4pm - family-friendly crafts - make your own laurel wreath and be Emperor for the day

Families visiting the museum can play and learn together in this craft drop-in. Make and take-away your own Roman inspired treasure. No need to book but you may be asked to come back later if we are busy. Museum admission applies. 

Saturday 17th - Sunday 18th: Heritage Open Days

A national celebration of Maryport's Roman heritage. Includes guided tours of the fort, meet the curator, finds handling and more.

Saturday 22nd - Sunday 30th October: half-term

Sunday 23rd October, 2pm - guided tour of the fort

Guided tour of the Roman fort led by a volunteer guide. Explore the remains and earthworks of this spectacular site and discover what it can tell us about life on the edge of the Roman Empire. The site is part of a working farm, suitable footwear should be worn. Due to the presence of farm animals no dogs except registered guide and assistance dogs are allowed on the tour. We are grateful to the landowners, Cultura Trust, and their tenants for allowing the tours to go ahead. 

Wednesday 26th October, 2pm - guided tour of the fort

Guided tour of the Roman fort led by a volunteer guide. Explore the remains and earthworks of this spectacular site and discover what it can tell us about life on the edge of the Roman Empire. The site is part of a working farm, suitable footwear should be worn. Due to the presence of farm animals no dogs except registered guide and assistance dogs are allowed on the tour. We are grateful to the landowners, Cultura Trust, and their tenants for allowing the tours to go ahead. 

Wednesday 26th October, 2-4pm: Family-friendly craft drop-in

Families visiting the museum can play and learn together. Make and take-away your own Roman inspired treasure. No need to book but you may be asked to come back later depending on demand. Museum admission applies.

Sunday 30th October, 2pm - guided tour of the fort

Guided tour of the Roman fort led by a volunteer guide. Explore the remains and earthworks of this spectacular site and discover what it can tell us about life on the edge of the Roman Empire. The site is part of a working farm, suitable footwear should be worn. Due to the presence of farm animals no dogs except registered guide and assistance dogs are allowed on the tour. We are grateful to the landowners, Cultura Trust, and their tenants for allowing the tours to go ahead. 

Events may be subject to change