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.

Why not become a Friend of the museum and from only £15 you can visit as often as you wish and be excited to special Friends-only events and previews. 
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All events shown are held in Bailiffgate Museum unless stated otherwise:   




 Exhibition  Thu 22nd June to Sun 27th Aug  "Extraordinary Objects"

"Extraordinary Objects" is the world preview of a unique series of works created by international award-winning photographer Jose Snook that explore the objects that people treasure, and the memories and stories associated with these extraordinary objects.

Part two comprises of a series of striking botanical images which have recently won a silver medal in the photographic section of the Chelsea Flower Show.

Come and enjoy both. Explore our exhibition and main galleries too. Remember that if you wish to attend this and all our exclusive premiere events and other activities for free for a whole year, you just need to become a Museum Friend today  




 Exhibition   A very special  range of exhibits and activities stimulating awareness amongst all ages of our local history through archaeology.






Events  Family Fun @ The B   A wide range of free activities for children of all ages at Bailiffgate every Thursday from Thursday 27th July to Thu 31st Aug 2017. Drop-in sessions from 11 am - 3 pm. No need to book.

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Event  Sewing : Making a Garment using a Pattern. It's Sew Easy!  Sat 2nd Sept

The latest in our popular courses designed to help everyone from the novice to the "rusty"

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 Talk  Tue 5th September 7.30  "Balllooning Families"  Jennifer Dalton

 A fascinating  talk by Jennifer Dalton on these devoted aerial hobbyists

 Refreshments. Free entry (donation requested from non-members of the NDFHS).


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 Course:  Freeform Weaving with Eta Ingham Lawrie Sat 16th Sept

 This course always sells out fast so book as soon as possible to learn from the skills of  one of the regions leading creative forces.

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Event  Last Night of the Proms  Sat 23rd Sept  7.15 for 7.30

The excitement and great music of the Albert Hall, but our very own version to be held in the Northumberland Hall in the centre of Alnwick. Featuring the Bailiffgate Singers, Felton Singers and the Alnwick Playhouse Band. Bring your own picnic. Glass of sparkling wine included in the price.

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Course : Rag Rug Making with Jane Jackson and Margaret Kenny  Sat 21st Oct 

Learn this superb local craft with two of its masters. Get creative, and useful with your old clothing and material

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Event  Bailiffgate Singers Christmas Concert Friday 8th December 2017 

Advance information for your diary of this ever-popular event !