Shortlist symbol Add to shortlist button.

Search and Shortlist

Shortlist symbol Add to shortlist button.

Event Type

Arrival Date

Location

Facilities

Keyword Search

 

image for Festival item typeThe Serpent Stone: Between Two Worlds at Senhouse Roman Museumadd to shortlist

  • Member of Cumbria Tourism
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Festival, Fri 16 - Sun 18 Nov 2018, £5-£10

The Serpent Stone: Between Two Worlds

The Serpent Stone: Between Two Worlds

Details

An annual festival celebrating the literary world of West Cumbria. The festival is inspired by one of the most intriguing objects in the museum's collections: The Serpent Stone. The serpent stone stands between two worlds: the world of the living and the dead, the world of the Britons and the world of the Romans. Sessions include writing and photography workshops where you can actively engage and create, meet the author sessions, poetry readings and a pop-up photography exhibition. The festival takes place in the world famous Senhouse Roman Museum that stands between the world of the land and the world of the sea, on the edge of the Roman Empire.

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 16 - Sun 18 Nov 2018 10:00 to 22:00
See the museum website for start times of the individual sessions

Prices

Individual sessions: £5.00
Workshops: £10.00
Day tickets: £10.00

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

Also at this Venue

Events at this Venue

date event
Fri 16 - Sun 18 Nov The Serpent Stone: Between Two Worlds

Address

The Battery,
Sea Brows,
Maryport,
Cumbria,
CA15 6JD

Directions

Plan route to Senhouse Roman Museum using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: NY 036370  Lat: 54.71871 Long: -3.49806

On entering Maryport follow the brown signs with the Roman helmet.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Maryport station

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)
    • YesHas a ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system

Entrance

  • YesRamp to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesAdditive free

Like what you see? Follow us