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  • Net Fishing 09/03/2016

    A talk entitled “Kelt Fishcakes and Gilse: Net Fishing on the Tweed”, given by Martha Andrews and Jim Gibson, will be the Spring Lecture accompanying the Annual General Meeting of the Friends on Friday 18th March 2016. The AGM will begin at 7.00pm, in the Parish Centre (The Parade, Berwick), and after refreshments (around 7.30pm) the talk will follow.

    All welcome.


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  • Peregrini Lindisfarne volunteers 06/03/2016

    A volunteer conference on the Peregrini Lindisfarne Landscape Partnership is being held on Saturday 12 March 2016, in two sessions: 10.00am – 12 noon, or 1.00 – 3.00pm. It will describe the opportunities for volunteering in the Community, Geology, Archaeology, and Archive projects. Linda Bankier will be there to talk about the Archive project.

    Venue: Bell View, 33 West Street, Belford. NE70 7QB.

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  • Spittal Point 28/02/2016

    A tour of Spittal Point is being organised on the afternoon of Saturday 12 March 2016 by Sander Van Raemdonck, currently Artist In Residence in Berwick.  He says of the event, “During my stay in Berwick as artist in residence  and a visitor to the town essentially, I became interested in the proposed development of Spittal Point. I feel that it symbolises the struggle with our desires to maintain a rural picturesque and a qualitative nature, while expanding our infrastructural environment and while building for the future.

    The tour aims at bringing people together and to focus on the site, its heritage, its issues and its...


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  • Film, cake, and conversation 12/02/2016

    In October 2015 the Great Performing Rope occupied the streets of Berwick creating a 900 metre long route through the town centre carrying the 900 personal stories, memories and hopes of the people of Berwick and its visitors.

    November Club invites you to a film screening documenting the Berwick 900 finale event, ‘The Great Performing Rope’, followed by tea and cake and a conversation about where this could lead us to next…

    Thursday 18 February 2016, 4.30pm  
    Henry Travers Studio, The Maltings, Berwick

    The documentary film features footage...


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  • #AncestryHour 20/01/2016

    An information exchange for family historians is now firmly established at #AncestryHour, which began in 2014 as a Twitter-based service set up by Borders Ancestry. This continues on a regular weekly basis on Tuesday evenings between 7.00pm and 8.00pm (GMT) when anyone with a Twitter account can join in with questions, information or opinions about any aspect of genealogy.

    It has now been supplemented by a Facebook page and a website with a blog provided by a guest editor.  And its latest initiative is a Forum which can facilitate live chat sessions among groups of members with...


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