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.

Exhibition. 8th Jan-24th Feb  Work by local-born and internationally famous artist Stella Vine.

Museum Tots . Creative, play for Pre-School Children (Mondays ........, 11 Mar, 13 May, 10 Jun, 8 July)

26Feb-31Mar Her Voice celebrating the cultural role of women in Northumberland during WW2

5th Mar. "Northumbrian Place Names" . Prof Diana Whaley. Alnwick Branch NDFHS.

Concert:  Sat 23 March.Classical music by Alnwick Symphonic Wind Ensemble. £7 Adults  £1 Children.

Get in free to view our exhibitions all year if you become a Friend of the museum. Bring a guest...

Talk : April 2nd "100 Years of Family Fashion" -Hilary Waugh. Part of the major exhibition this summer

Exhibition  6 Apr-8 Sept  " 100 Years of Fashion". Includes creations by Chanel, Westwood etc.

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

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

Event. 3rd Sep. "The Newbiggin Genealogy Project" Talk by Alnwick Branch NDFHS

Exhibition. 10 Sep- 27 Oct "Breath of Colour". Eta Ingham Lawrie . Stunning original  creations.

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

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