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The circus comes to Tullie House

The Mechanical Cabaret Theatre have come to the UK for the first time, and set up camp in Tullie House Museum.

The circus has come to Tullie House Credit: ITV News Border

They've brought with them the scientific tricks, toys and spectacular experiments of the Museum Boerhaave, the Netherland's state museum of science and medicine.

The Amazing Flying Reiver's automata friends have taken over the Art Gallery Credit: ITV News Border

The exhibition opens tomorrow, Saturday 15 February, with a family fun day between 11am and 4pm.

The exhibition combines modern mechanical sculptures with centuries-old physics games Credit: ITV News Border

It will run daily over the February half term between 10am and 4pm, with tickets costing £3 for adults and £2 for children.



Crosby Garrett helmet goes on display

A Roman helmet found on a farm in Cumbria three years ago will go on display in the county for the first time later this week.

The Crosby Garrett helmet - named after the village where it was found - is going to be shown at Carlisle's Tullie House Museum from Friday.

The third century helmet was found on farmland near Penrith three years ago by a metal detector enthusiast.

It will remain on display until the end of January.

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