Have a relative who fell in WW1?

Our Bailiffgate Collections database of those connected to Alnwick District now includes over 1500 soldiers

You can use the database to search for information. We would also welcome any images or family stories that you have to honour the fallen.

Amazing images to enjoy from our Collection

Over 500 images already, dating from the mid 1800's to the 1970's

This one of fireman fighting a blaze in Narrowgate in the 1950's is just one of a huge diversity of photographs showing life as it was in the Alnwick...

Amazing people from Alnwick

John Woodhouse- Artist

John Woodhouse created stunning silhouettes on glass- one of the most difficult (and unfortunately least durable) media. He is just one of many talented and influential people from Alnwick. Learn more about them by clicking on the image and checking out "Stories from our Collections"

Latest News

Childhood Exhibition Opens

All summer  in Bailiffgate, the new Childhood exhibition, covering the joys and strains of that unique stage in every life. Something for all ages to see and enjoy, and even take part in. &... Read More

The “Noble and Courageous Cook Sisters

    The Cook sisters were a truly remarkable pair, honoured along with Oskar Schindler, that other great hero who saved Jews from the Nazis at great personal risk. Attendees at the Duchess ... Read More

The Gibbs- An Artistic Family with a mystery

The artist Thomas Gibb and his children lived in Alnwick in the 1800's, but which of the family painted a huge hidden masterpiece in an Alnwick home,  just rediscovered?     Read on ....... Read More