What's on

Something for everyone at Bailiffgate

There is plenty for all ages to see and do at Bailiffgate. Two floors of permanent exhibits illustrate the fascinating 10,000 year history of Alnwick and District. In addition there is a third Gallery floor. The following Exhibitions and Events will take place there during the year.  You can click on the button below each picture to see more details.

Entry to the main Gallery exhibition and any other pop-up exhibitions is always free with museum entry. You do not need to reserve a place at any of these. If you become a museum Friend, then you and your family can also come in free for a whole year. See Details,  

Talks, Meetings and other Events may be free, or involve a small charge if they generate extra costs for the museum. Generally these take place outside of normal opening hours but details will always be given. It is always helpful to book for events so we can arrange catering etc. If the event is charged for it is always recommended that you book in advance.  Please contact us if you have any queries.

6 Apr-8 Sept  " 100 Years of Fashion". Creations by Chanel, Westwood etc. plus things to see and do for all the family.

Museum Tots Spr/Sum : Creative, play for Pre-School Children (Mondays 13 May, 10 Jun, 8 July). 13th May theme = Farming!

Watch a video of top international model Stella Tennant selecting creations from her personal collection for our exhibition

 Group visits can be arranged to this Summer's Fashion exhibition. See the exhibition when the museum is usually closed to the public. Ask us about a treat for your club, or group of friends,

There are 40 different mice hiding around Alnwick, and the museum. Download an entry form to win.

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Watch out for family activities this summer at Bailiffgate. Free with entry.

Sat 27th April see the launch of the OOT project. Take a free 40 min. 1949 bus trip into the countryside

Tuesday May 7th Discussion . Open to all, hosted by Alnwick Family History.  Refreshments

Workshop for weavers of some experience : Eta Ingham Lawrie. 10am to 3.30 pm. Sat 11 May

Talk: 4th Jun. "The Coquetdale Wills Project" Douglas Burdon of the NDFHS .

Talk: Monday 10th Jun. "Behind the Scenes at Woodhorn Archives".

More details/ booking to be announced nearer the date..

Talk:  2 Jul . "Alnwick's Cholera Families". Talk on survivors of the great Alnwick outbreak of 1849.

Talk. 3rd Sep. "The Newbiggin Genealogy Project" by Hilton Dawson hosted by the NDFHS

Museum Tots : Creative, play for Pre-School Children (Mondays ........9 Sept, 14 Oct, 11 Nov, 9 Dec sessions )

Weaving Workshop for Beginners: Eta Ingham Lawrie. 10am to 3.30 pm. Sat 14 Sept.  £10 deposit

10 Sep- 27 Oct "Breath of Colour". Eta Ingham Lawrie . Stunning creations to view or buy.

Heritage Open days

Celebrate 25 Years of Heritage Open Days by visiting Bailiffgate again FREE on Saturday 21st September- there's always something new to see..

There's always something to see and do at Bailiffgate. Why not become a Friend?

Talk:  1st Oct . "Using Family Search"  Talk by James Perry, hosted by the NDFHS

29 Oct - 8 Dec. "Watch the Birdie". Very early images of  Alnwick and its citizens at work and play



Plus: Guess who's planning to invade Bailiffgate next summer...

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