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  • POSTPONED AGM & Lecture 18/03/2020

    We are obliged to postpone our AGM and Spring Lecture which were scheduled to take place on Friday 27th March 2020. This is because of the current situation regarding the COVID-19 virus, and the Government advice concerning social gatherings.

    We shall seek to reschedule the event when circumstances allow, but at present it is not possible to say when that will be.


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  • History in the Borders 26/02/2020

    The Eastern Borders History Gather will take place on 4 March 2020 (10.00am-4.00pm) in the Volunteer Hall in Duns. Local history and archaeology will be covered in the presentations, including a report on the Twixt Thistle and Rose project.  See the full details below.

    History Gather 2020 poster


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  • Stories of women 23/01/2020

    On Sunday 8th March 2020, as part of a conference marking International Women’s Day, Linda Bankier will give a talk on the portrayal of women in Berwick Archives. The venue is Horncliffe Village Hall:  time to be confirmed.


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  • Revealing the Archives 23/01/2020

    On Monday 10th February 2020 a talk on the Twixt Thistle & Rose project will be given to Lowick Heritage Group by Linda Bankier.  She will describe what this cataloguing project is revealing about the contents of Berwick Borough Archives.  Talk starts at 7.30pm in Lowick Village Hall.


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  • Lowick Lime 19/11/2019

    Lowick Heritage Group are presenting an exhibition called Lowick Lime, exploring the lime industry’s role in the history of Lowick, at the Experimental Studio, Baltic 39, Newcastle, NE1 1EW; 20-22 November 2019.  And on Friday 22 November there will be an event, Unearthing Lowick Lime, from 6pm to 8pm. Part 1 will be an open discussion hosted by Charles Danby and Rob Smith; Part 2 will be a performed reading by members of Lowick Heritage Group of a script written by social historian Julie Gibbs. The script draws upon extensive archival sources to explore the conflicting interests surrounding Lowick’s lime industry from...


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