• Heritage Open Days 03/09/2020

    Berwick’s Heritage Open Days are taking place this year between Friday 11th and Sunday 20th September 2020 – but with a difference. Most of the events will take place online.  There will be virtual tours, live talks, quizzes, and Question Time sessions, all of which can be enjoyed from home. There will also be self-guided walks to discover different aspects of Berwick’s history, using guides which can be downloaded or followed online.

    Go to the Berwick HODS website to find out details of everything that is on offer:


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  • Record Office at 40 28/06/2020

    Friday 3rd July 2020 will be the 40th anniversary of the establishment of Berwick Record Office.  Congratulations to all concerned!  If it is sad that this takes place when the Record Office is in enforced shutdown and the events which would have celebrated it have had to be put off, that does not lessen what has been achieved in the last 40 years to build up the collections and to provide a vital information hub for local history. And that work goes on even in shutdown.

    Bob Steward, who was Deputy County Archivist for the county of Northumberland  when BRO was founded, has written an account of how Berwick’s...

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  • Twitter in Record Office 30/04/2020

    Using the increasingly popular social media site, a Twitter page for “Northumberland Archives: Berwick Record Office”  (@ArchivesBerwick)  is being launched on Friday 1st May 2020, at 8.00pm. 

    Search for it on Twitter under “Berwick archives”

    Follow it on Twitter @ArchivesBerwick 

    Bookmark the home page  

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  • Closure of Record Office 20/03/2020

    Berwick Record Office is now closed to the public until further notice, because of the current COVID-19 situation. They can still be contacted by e-mail:- . 

    The following statement has been issued.

    To help protect public and staff, the Searchroom at the Berwick Record Office in Walkergate  will be closed from 20th March until further notice.

    In line with government advice and...

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  • Closure of Museum 20/03/2020

    Berwick Museum & Art Gallery has postponed its opening for the summer season until further notice, because of the current situation concerning the COVID-19 outbreak.

    The latest information about services in Museums Northumberland can be found here.


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