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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,  

From 2nd April, our major new summer exhibition -Beside the Seaside. Lots of features and things to do. Great family education and entertainment.

New this summer "Museum Detectives", a stimulating quest for older children, finding clues dotted around the museum. They then get a free " Museum Detective" badge.

Another ever-popular free-form workshop by Eta Ingham Lawrie. Ideal for beginners or to hone the skills of more experienced weavers. Book now for Mon 12 Sept 10am-4pm

Tuesday September 6th . NDFHS Meeting  The Robertson Family of Alnwick. The story behind Alnwick's grandest pant. A talk by open to all  from Alastair Robertson by Zoom

Sat 17th Sept 2022

Speciaal Activities, with a feature on the Railways and a Family History event. More details to follow.

Bailiffgate Museum Mice are here again. Beautful, hand-made "personalities" to adopt and keep, this year on our "Beside the Seaside" theme. Grab one while you can!

Don't forget that there is always lots to look at, 24 x7 on our Bailiffgate Collections website. This includes hundreds of wonderful photographs, local history and much more.

Join us for an amazing night of songs and singalong by the incredible JLB. A range of mining, traditional and original music at the Ale Gate, Alnwick. Sat 22 Oct 7pm.


There are loads of fascinating personal videos to be seen on the Bailiffgate TV website. Stories from the lockdown and from Alnwick past.

New In. One of many excellent childrens` and adult titles in our museum shop. Available when you visit or online. Pleasure and stimulation for the minds of all ages.

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