News & Events
  • 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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  • POSTPONED AGM & Lecture 18/03/2020

    We are obliged to postpone our AGM and Spring Lecture which were scheduled to take place on Friday 27th March 2020. This is because of the current situation regarding the COVID-19 virus, and the Government advice concerning social gatherings.

    We shall seek to reschedule the event when circumstances allow, but at present it is not possible to say when that will be.

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