Local History
  • Lowick Churchyard Survey 09/02/2017

    On Monday 13 February 2017 Linda Bankier will give a talk for Lowick Heritage Group about the Lowick Churchyard Survey.  It will take place at 7.30pm in Lowick Village Hall.  All welcome; visitors £2.

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  • Belford’s WW1 events 11/01/2017

    A series of free lectures and films commemorating World War 1 is being presented by Belford & District Hidden History, between January and March 2017:

    Sun 15 January – 3pm in Ferguson Hall

    The Battle of the Somme – the original official 1916 documentary silent film.

    Sun 19 February – 2.30pm at Bell View Resource Centre

    “Trench Art” – an illustrated lecture and display by Andrew Marriott of Newcastle University.

    Sun 5 March – 2.30pm at Bell View Resource Centre


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  • Bondagers of North Northumberland 21/09/2016

    Dinah Ireland will give a talk on The Bondagers of Northumberland and South East Scotland, for Bowsden History Group on Monday 3rd October 2016 at 7.30pm. She will discuss the work they did, the costume they wore and the Bondage System under which, together with the ploughmen or hinds, they were employed.

    In Bowsden Village Hall, TD15 2TW.  Visitors £2, to include light refreshments.


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  • Flodden Exhibition 23/06/2016

    To mark the end of the Flodden 500 project, Berwick Museum is hosting an exhibition to show some of the material which has been discovered – archaeological finds alongside 16th century documents, and lots of hand-on activities.  It will be on show at the Museum between 18th June and 29th August 2016.  For visiting details, see this link:


    After its display in Berwick the exhibition will move to Coldstream.

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  • Lime industry talk 22/06/2016

    On Friday 1st July 2016, Roger Jermy is giving a talk about “Holy Island’s Lime Industry”, at 7pm in the Village Hall on Holy Island.  All welcome.  Admission free.

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