Exhibitions and Events

Bailiffgate Museum and Gallery offers a diverse and exciting programme ever of exhibitions, talks, courses and workshops. All paid-for events are bookable through this website, and the price includes admission to the Museum. For any help you need please contact us. All talks, courses and workshops take place at the Baliffgate Museum and Gallery include light refreshments in the price unless stated.

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All events shown are held in Bailiffgate Museum unless stated otherwise:   




Exhibition  Till  3rd September:2018  Batteries Not Included - an exhibition of toys and pastimes through the years . Curriculum-linked for school visits. Lots of hands-on activities for families. Suitable and great fun for all ages from toddlers to the "young in heart".

As well as the large display area on the Gallery floor of the museum, special events with no additional charge include:


          Make your Own Toys  Every child can go home with something to keep. Kites, paper              aeroplanes and other toys to construct Sun 8th July

Dinosaur Day   Dressing up, dinosaur skeleton pasta pictures, add your own dinosaur picture to a dinosaur frieze, dig for dinosaur bones, play with dinosaurs in two 'dinoramas', dinosaur puppets and lots more"   Sat 28th July      

Playground Games Come and try some of the games school children would have played in the past. Sat 11th August

Teddy Bear's Picnic Bring your teddy bear along and join in the fun.  Sun 26th August



Talk  "The Other Side of Elvis" Stephanie Yearnshire explores this complex character

Alnwick Branch N&D  Family History Society. Tue 3rd July 7.30pm

All welcome. Refreshments. Donation invited from non-members. 

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 Museum Tots  Monday 9th July 

Creative and educational  play for the pre-schoolers. Ever popular so pre-booking is highly recommended.


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Creative Workshops for you to Book: 


Sewing @ the B:

Mon 2nd July Improving your Skills

Sat October 27th Working with patterns

Sat November 10th Christmas is Coming

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Event  Heritage Open Days  Sat 8th and Sun 9th September 2018 


Free Entry to the museum on both days as part of the national Heritage Open Days event.






Course Freeform Weaving for Beginners with Eta Ingham Lawrie:

Sat 15th September - filling up fast!

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Course  Sat 6th Oct  and Monday 15th Oct  Contemporary Japanese Boro Work

Art in Stitching, with two alternative course days  


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Course Rag Rug Making with Jane Jackson and Margaret Kenny  Sat 20th Oct 2018

 10am till 3.30pm 

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 Exhibition celebrating 100 years of local Womens Institute groups.

  Wed 31st  Oct - Sun 9th Dec 2018


We also have other events . Keep watching our website for more details.