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  • Burrell & French art 25/09/2019

    The FBDMA Autumn Lecture on Friday 25th October 2019 is entitled “French Paintings and Pastels in the Collection of William Burrell”.  It will be given by Vivien Hamilton (Research Manager, Art, at Glasgow Museums) who has written widely on French art and the Burrell collection. She will discuss the challenges and rewards of researching the provenance of Sir William Burrell’s paintings, which included works by Boudin, Fantin-Latour, and Degas.

    The lecture will take place at 7.00pm in the Parish Centre (Holy Trinity, The Parade). Light refreshments will be served afterwards.  All welcome.


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  • Museum opening 01/05/2019

    Berwick Museum & Art Gallery is open again for the 2019 season (until 30th September) with its standard opening times: Wednesday-Sunday, 11.00am – 4.00pm.  In addition, it will be open on Bank Holiday Mondays, and every day during the English school holidays (same hours).

    Free admission for members of FBDMA.

    For other details, see the Museums Northumberland website.


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  • A Suspicion of Silver 26/04/2019

    Berwick Museum & Art Gallery will be playing host to a special visitor on the afternoon of Saturday 4th May 2019 at 2.00pm – the historical novelist Patricia Finney will be launching her new book “A Suspicion of Silver” at the venue. The book is the latest in a series of novels based on the adventures of the Elizabethan nobleman Sir Robert Carey.

    Free admission. In Berwick Museum & Art Gallery, The Clock Block, Berwick Barracks, TD15 1DG.  Tel: 01289 309 538.

    “Anyone who has read any history at all about the reign of Queen Elizabeth I has...


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  • Union Chain Bridge 09/10/2018

    A number of consultation meetings are being held during October 2018 as part of the “Union Chain Bridge: Crossing Borders, Inspiring Communities” project which aims to link the conservation of this important bridge to an extensive programme of activities and events around it.

    In particular, for those with an interest in the local history, archaeology and heritage of the bridge, there is a meeting on Tuesday 23rd October, 2:00-4:00pm, at Berwick Museum and Art Gallery: come along to find out what is being planned and to contribute thoughts and ideas.


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  • Fragments 27/06/2018

    On Thursday 28 June 2018, Graham Taylor will give a talk, “Fragments”, on his work, created for the Peregrini Project and currently on display in the Museum. Ceramic vessels created by Graham Taylor were inspired by and depict elements of the natural and cultural heritage of Holy Island and the adjacent coast.

    Starts at 7pm, at Berwick Museum and Art Gallery.


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