Talks, Tours & Events for Adults

Adult Tours

Whether you're interested in art, history, fashion or ceramics and glass, we have a wide variety of talks, tours and workshops on offer.

Look out for talks by special guests as well as Harris experts, chances to handle museum collections or make something special in our Makerspace and to explore our Egyptian Balcony.

Group Tours - We can also arrange an exclusive tour especially for your group for which there is a small charge.

Please contact  Steve Walker on 01772 906194 to find out more.

Sound, Wellbeing and Environments

Wednesday 24 October

Sound affects us all. Music alters moods, and the evocative and memorable sounds within healthcare environments can impact on people's experiences in them, and even their wellbeing.

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Museums at Night: Sketch & Sip with Mill Girls, Militants and Music

Museums at Night Mill Girls

Friday 26 October
Join us for a special late Sketch and Sip session as we celebrate Museums at Night!

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Fashion Talk: Northern Style Narratives

TITU Fashion Talk

Wednesday 28 November

In this conversation, Angy Young and Jenna Young form a discourse surrounding their own social and cultural identity and its visual representation through clothing, in relation to a broader idea of Northern style itself.

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History Talk: John Boyle O’Reilly - Monuments on Three Continents

Photograph of John Boyle O'Reilly Monument

Wednesday 28 November
Dr Joan Allen, Senior Lecturer in Modern British History at Newcastle University, will examine memorials to the famous Preston Irishman, John Boyle O'Reilly (1844-1890) in America, Australia and Ireland.

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