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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.

Exhibition.  Wonderful and imaginative approaches to a North East art form. Creations by Margaret Kenny, a leading exponent.

Workshop Sat. 8th Feb Valentine Rag Rug Tutored by Margaret Kenny. A traditional art given a new twist. Book early to secure.

Museum Tots : Creative play for Pre-School Children around relevant themes.  9 Mar, 11 May, 8 Jun, 13 Jul 2020  now booking.

Exhibitions in 2020    include "The Vikings- Fact and Fiction" with the JORVIK Group 4th April-6th Sept,  Rag Rugs-Margaret Kenny 14 Jan to 23 Feb. Also in 2020, Free Motion Embroidery and Extended Fusion Textiles

Exhibition. A thought-provoking experience from Jose, exploring a number of great issues relating to the Anthropocene (human) era

Talk . Tue 3rd March "Emily Davison, a family perspective". What background factors could have led Emily to do what she did?

Talk. Tue 31st March. "Viking Families"  Sarah Taylor of the JORVIK Centre discusses some of the themes brought out in the major exhibition.

Discussion "The person I'd most like to have met" Someone from your family, or history. All welcome Tue 5th May 7.30pm

Talk. "Postcards-The original Social Medium". Pat Littlewood. Tue 2nd June 7.30pm Hosted by the NDFHS . All welcome.

Talk "The Eccentric Brontes" by Stephanie Yearnshire. Tuesday 7th July 7.30pm. Open to all. Refreshments provided.



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

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