• Manorial documents 24/05/2024

    During June 2024 there are three events taking place which relate to the Manorial Documents project. To reserve places at any of these events, send an email to .  There is no charge.

    Firstly, two practical workshops are being held at the Cheviot Centre in Wooler:

    Saturday 15th June, 10.00am-12.30pm. Introduction to Manors and Manorial Documents.  Discover the main uses of these documents and how to locate key information.

    Saturday 22nd June, 10.00am-12.30pm. Manorial Documents and how to read them.  Learn to read documents from as early as the 17th century.

    Then, on...

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  • Digital resources 23/05/2024

    On Saturday 8th June 2024, 10.00am-12 noon, Northumberland Archives is holding a training event on Digital Resources for Family & Local History, to assist those who would like to find out about the online sources available to researchers in these areas.

    The session will take place at Beadnell Women’s Institute Hall.  It is a free event and no booking is required.

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  • Barracks tours 21/05/2024

    If you would like to find out more about the Living Barracks Project, on Saturday 25 May 2024 representatives of the partner organisations will be offering two free walking tours around the Berwick Barracks site. The tours will take place at 10.00am and 11.30am. There is no need to book – when you arrive, just let the staff at the ticket office know that you have come for the tour.

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  • Lowick Heritage Weekend 02/05/2024

    On Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th May 2024 Lowick Heritage Group will be holding a weekend of talks and exhibitions in Lowick Village Hall, between 10.00am and 4.00pm. There is a £2 admission charge, and refreshments will be available.

    Among the talks, Linda Bankier will be speaking about  “The Old Bridge, Berwick” on Sunday at 2.30pm.

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  • Museum opening 24/03/2024

    Berwick Museum and Art Gallery re-opens for the 2024 season on Friday 29 March.  Its regular opening hours are Wednesday – Sunday 10.00am – 4.00pm.  But during Northumberland school holidays and on Bank Holidays it is also open on Mondays and Tuesdays.

    During the coming season the Museum will be marking the 400th anniversary of Berwick Old Bridge.  Some of its artefacts will be on loan to the Civic Society for its exhibition in the Main Guard, and a bridge trail is being devised within the Museum.

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