Some of the unique 77 panels of colourful embroidery telling wonderful stories make up our Quaker Tapestry exhibition. With temporary showcases, interactive displays, events, films, audio guides, children’s activities and intriguing artefacts on display there’s something for all ages.
Weatherproof Fun for all the Family
For older children there are interactive displays, audio guides and films, while the under 5s can discover the Activity Bags, dress up, colour in and get crafty! You can be sure your little ones are entertained throughout their visit. Check out our great Adult discount ticket if you have a baby or toddler with you.
Informative and Educational
One of the finest Georgian buildings in Cumbria, the Friends Meeting House in Kendal is a grade 2* listed building designed by local architect Francis Webster in 1816. Our beautiful walled garden offers an oasis of tranquillity just a short stroll from the high street and a friendly welcome to all.
Become a member and enjoy free entrance to the exhibition all year round, along with other discounts. With friendly surroundings and so much on offer, your first visit is unlikely to be your last.
Help Support the Quaker Tapestry
The Quaker Tapestry is a Registered Charity and we rely on donations and grant funding in order to support our activities. Help us to share the Quaker Tapestry with a wider audience by giving a donation - to see more information about our fundraising events please go to our 'My Donate' website page.
With thanks to Cumbria County Council for grant funding for the Quaker Tapestry 2011 to 2013 as part of the Community Regeneration Fund