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.

Family Fun Days 11am -3pm on Thursdays - 8th & 22nd August. Activities for 10 and unders. Design a super model, make a mask, coloured glass work, photo framing and much more.

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.

Finley and Esme

Bailiffgate is great at any time, but if it's a wet day Bailiffgate makes a terrific family outing, as visitors Finley and Esme agree...

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

IMG 1112 for web

Why not try some of our range of dressing-up clothes on for size in the current exhibition and show your social media "Friends"...

Alnwick Symphonic Wind Ensemble Autumn Concert. Saturday September 14th 7pm.

Museum Tots : Creative play for Pre-School Children (Mondays 16th Sept, 14 Oct, 11 Nov, 9 Dec sessions )

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

10 Sep- 3rd Nov "The Breath of Colour". Eta Ingham Lawrie . Stunning creations to view/buy.

Heritage Open days

Celebrate 25 Years of Heritage Open Days. Visit Bailiffgate FREE on Sat 21st Sept 2019 (ONLY).  See demonstrations by the amazing Monday Matters Rag Ruggers 

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

6th Nov - 15th Dec. "Watch the Birdie". Early images of  Alnwick and its citizens at work and play

Planned exhibitions in 2020    include "Mimesis", The Vikings-in collaboration with the Jorvik Group, Free Motion Embroidery and Extended Fusion Textiles



Watch out, the Vikings will soon be here...