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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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  • Heritage Open Days 08/09/2016

    Berwick’s Heritage Open Days are taking place from 8th to 11th September 2016.  Among the attractions are guided walks of the Greenses (Arabs and Fish Tales, Sat. 10.30am) and Ravensdowne and Quay Walls (Georgian Berwick, Fri/Sat. 2.30pm), led by Linda Bankier (booking required at the Tourist Information Centre – 01670 622155 or Another walk exploring Elizabethan Berwick (The Trewe Description…, Sat/Sun. 2.30pm) will be led by Catherine Kent. Altogether, 19 events have been organised in Berwick across the four days.

    In Belford, the Hidden History Museum will be open from...

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  • Rusty Bodkins 10/08/2016

    On Tuesday 16 August 2016 there will be free entry to  Berwick Museum from 7.00pm to 8.00pm, to view the Flodden exhibition.  The Flodden archer, Rusty Bodkins, will be there to demonstrate the use of the longbow and the billhook at the Battle of Flodden, and to talk about the different types of arrowhead and armour used by archers in the 16th century.  Younger visitors will have the chance to dress up as an archer.

    For more information contact Berwick Museum, 01289 309538.

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  • Record Office move 30/06/2016

    From Wednesday 6 July 2016, the Record Office will be open to the public in its new accommodation in the refurbished Walkergate building – on the first floor alongside Berwick Library. 

    The opening hours remain the same:  Wednesday & Thursday, 9.30-1.00 and 2.00-5.00. 

    The phone number remains the same:  01289 301865

    Anyone who wishes to consult original documents should contact the Record Office in advance to order the materials and to make an appointment.

    There will be free wi-fi available in the new premises.

    The postal address is:

    Berwick-upon-Tweed Record Office,

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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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