Monthly Archives : September 2014
  • Temperance Terrace 19/09/2014

    The new issue of Tyne and Tweed, the Association of Northumberland Local History Societies’ Journal, has a fascinating article about Temperance Terrace in Berwick, and its builder, the cycling entrepreneur Joseph Devey. Other articles cover Anglo Saxon Sundials, a lost chapel at Bamburgh Castle, the Saint Paul Family of Ewart Park, the building of the Corn Exchange in Newcastle, Felton’s Roman Catholic School and Byker’s Battling Padre – Mazzini Tron.

    Copies of the Journal (Vol.68, Autumn 2014), £5.00, can be obtained in person from the Record Office, or by post from Eleanor George Tel. 01670...


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  • First World War project 18/09/2014

    Volunteers are wanted to delve into the archives to discover material about the First World War.  There will be an Open Meeting for anyone who would be interested in helping, on Tuesday 30th September in Berwick Record Office (Wallace Green) at 2pm, when all will be explained.  Come along if you can.

    If you would like be involved but cannot attend the meeting, then send an email to :

    berwickarchives@woodhorn.org.uk 

    Or telephone 01289 301865. 


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  • Return to Sender 16/09/2014

    Berwick Museum & Art Gallery is hosting a new exhibition until the end of September.  ”Return to Sender” is a light-hearted and fun exhibition which is curated by artist Sally Madge and presented in association with Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival.

     ”Poised between museum display and art installation, this exhibition includes items from the Shelter archive as well as artefacts created from a beach combing and litter picking event at the Shelter site in July. Linked to Berwick Film Festival’s theme of ‘Border Crossings’, the title of the installation refers to...


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