What’s On

There’s always something new and exciting to see and do at Beck Isle Museum.

All events and activities are included in your ticket price and better still you can use that ticket to revisit as many times as you like for a year!

Summer Holidays
23 July – 3 September 10-4pm

Pack a picnic and join us at the museum to explore Pickering’s Past. Craft, quizzes and trails for all the family!

Time Travellers Summer Fun!
Wednesday 27 July, 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 August 11-3pm

Discover the past through hands on activities, tricky trails and crafty challenges. Different theme each week.

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Time Travellers Hold the Front Page!
Wednesday 27 July 11-3pm

Try your hand at creating a unique printed picture with our workshop leader, then meet our printers and see our magnificent printing press in action.

Time Travellers Toys, Games and Optical Illusions
Wednesday 3 August 11-3pm

Explore how the Victorians created moving pictures, be amazed by optical illusions then create one to take home.

Heritage Craft Day
Monday 8 August 11-3pm

See the museum come to life as our skilled volunteers demonstrate a variety of traditional crafts. From blacksmithing to knitting, printing to lace making and corn work to butter making. Each month will see a selection of crafts for you to enjoy. Events take place 8 August, 12 September, 10 October 11-3pm

1970s Remembered
March-October

Be transported back to the 1970s with this fascinating exhibition featuring the work of local photographer Peter Harris. Alongside his work enjoy our wonderful collection of 1970s memorabilia.

Blacksmith demonstrations
Various

We have a working forge at the museum where you can watch our volunteer blacksmiths in action most Mondays and Fridays. If you are visiting to see the blacksmith demonstrations please ring in advance to confirm that they are working.

Jubilee Fashions
March-October

To celebrate the Queen’s Jubilee, our fashion gallery will be focusing on the glamourous 1950s.

Eggs Glorious Eggs
March-August

Beck Isle has a wonderful collection of Guillemot eggs that will be on display for the first time in over 40 years.