Local History
  • Holy Island exhibition 22/06/2016

    On Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 June 2016, there will be an exhibition entitled “Holy Island in the Past” on display in the Village Hall on Holy Island.  It is open betweedn 11am and 4pm each day.  Admission free.

    The exhibition is being mounted in connection with the Peregrini project in which the Record Office is participating.

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  • Armed Forces Day 22/06/2016

    Saturday 25 June is Armed Forces Day, and the Record Office is putting on a display about Berwick in 1916. In the Townhall, Berwick, between 10am and 1pm.  Admission free.

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  • Cocklawburn event 03/06/2016

    On Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th June 2016, as part of the Peregrini Project community dig at the Cocklawburn 19th century industrial settlement, Linda Bankier will be at the site between 1.00pm and 4.00pm on each day to show visitors some of the information that has been gathered about former residents of the area, and to answer questions about the interpretation of the project.

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  • Local maps 13/05/2016

    A workshop on Maps for Local History and Geology will be held in the Parish Centre, Berwick, on Monday 23 May 2016, from 6.30 to 8.30pm.  It will be led by Linda Bankier and Ian Kille, as part of the Peregrini Project. 

    Booking essential:  berwickarchives@woodhorn.org.uk


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  • Free guided walks 07/04/2016

    Linda Bankier will be leading two guided walks in Berwick on Friday 15 April and Sunday 17 April 2016.  Free, but booking essential.

    Friday 15 April:  Georgian Berwick—A walk along Ravensdowne and Quay Walls, where the well-to-do lived,  starting at 2.30pm.

    Sunday 17 April: Greenses Arabs and Fish Tales—An historical walk around the High and Low Greens starting at 2.30pm.

    Book with Berwick Tourist Information Centre: 01670 622155

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