The Vikings are coming to Alnwick

In association with the JORVIK Group

The Vikings : Fact and Fiction     4th Apr - 6th Sept 2020

Bailiffgate Museum & Gallery has brought you nationally renowned exhibitions including Illustrating Harry Potter and Stella Vine. With support from the Arts Council England, we have invested in our upstairs gallery to improve our display space. We have also provide secure cabinets to display more valuable items, such as the diamonds recently part of our 100 Years of Fashion exhibition.

Next year, we are bringing a new a touring exhibition from York in association with The JORVIK Group*. The Vikings: Fact and Fiction will tell the story of Vikings in Northumberland, with a number of items on display from the amazing Jorvik collection. The exhibition will explore the truth of how the Vikings lived. Visitors will learn how their arrival impacted on life here, and evidence of their legacy in Northumberland.

For younger visitors, there will be the opportunity to dress up as a Viking and take part in a range of art and craft activities with a Viking theme.


* THANK YOU to all our supporters who have contributed to our CCTV appeal. We are delighted to say that we have already beaten our target and raised an incredible £7,264!  We will now be able to purchase additional security and the Vikings WILL be coming to Alnwick next year. Our appeal is now closed but you can still make a donation to support Museum costs here :
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We have a warm welcome waiting for you at Bailiffgate...

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