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 for only £15 you can visit us with a guest* as often as you wish, both FREE for a whole year. 
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           * Can be a different person each time

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








Exhibition "Illustrating Harry Potter"  From 18th March 2017

A stunning exhibition. Lasting till late June it showcases original illustrations, sketches, models and final prints from the brand new edition of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, illustrated by Jim Kay.

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Harry Potter Family Fun!

Thursdays 13th and 20th April, 11 am - 3 pm

Harry Potter themed activities for all the family. Included in normal admission price, but a donation towards materials would be appreciated.

No need to book in advance, just come along and join in. All children must be accompanied by an adult.





Discussion  : Hitting a Brick Wall and How to get Round It. Tue 2nd May 7.15 for 7.30

Alnwick Branch. N&D Family History Society. Practical tips on pursuing your family history. Open to all

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Event : Museum Tots  -  Monday 8th May  2017

Museum Tots is Bailiffgate's unique pre-school group, set up to provide parents, carers and the young children to experience history through play in a fascinating museum setting.


See via this link also all the Spring 2017 Museum Tots dates. Fill in your diary now! 


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  Course:   Parent and Child Sewing   Sat 15th July 


 A rare chance for a parent (or grandparent or guardian) and a child to acquire or revise useful and enjoyable skills together. All materials provided.

             *Please let us know if you do not have a sewing machine and we will endeavour to lend you one.

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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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                                                                               Pattern: Bauhaus Square 


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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