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Just added: Old photos of Peter’s Mill
01st July 2021

Just added: Old photos of Peter’s Mill

What is widely referred to as Peter's Mill was originally called Denwick Mill-now long demolished. We do, however have some very interesting photographs of it when still a working mill. See our  Collections&... Read More

A unique way to teach or learn
18th March 2021

A unique way to teach or learn

Loans boxes area free resource for schools, childminders, regularly home schooled pupils and young people’s groups. They also aid recollection for the elderly. Boxes packed with real and reproduction items are available ... Read More

The Census is coming
17th February 2021

The Census is coming

  The 2021 Census will add to a process that has taken place in the United Kingdom for over 100 years. This has proven an invaluable tool for family historians, especially now that data on ... Read More

New Online Art Exhibition
05th February 2021

New Online Art Exhibition

There are beautiful new pictures to admire and buy in our new online art exhibition by Felton Art Group.   Prints from just £25. Many works on canvas in oil or acrylic medium. "A Summer ... Read More

Books about Northumberland
19th December 2020

Books about Northumberland

  A wide range of books about Northumberland and its history are a key feature of the new online Bailiffgate bookshop, some titles not available elsewhere. Check it out today... Read More

Farming Under Fire
11th May 2020

Farming Under Fire

Just one of life's little difficulties when you farm close to an MOD Range. One of the new stories on Bailiffgate TV   Watch Now... Read More

Enjoy the Viking artworks, even in lockdown
07th April 2020

Enjoy the Viking artworks, even in lockdown

Nearly 500 school children took part this year in the annual Bailiffgate Museum and Gallery Art competition. If this had been a normal year, the paintings and drawings of the 10 winners would have been ... Read More

Mixed sessions, and No Undressing!
22nd March 2020

Mixed sessions, and No Undressing!

A collection of cinema adverts is the latest addition to our "Posters and Postcards" section. All are colourful and striking, a few are downright bizarre Cinemas were a force to be reckoned with ... Read More

Viking artefacts to come to Alnwick
25th November 2019

Viking artefacts to come to Alnwick

The main Bailiffgate summer exhibition of 2021 will feature Viking artefacts, loaned by the Jorvik Centre of York The Vikings: Fact and Fiction will tell the story of Vikings in Northumberland, with a number ... Read More

A new Video of OOT visiting Whittingham School
28th June 2019

A new Video of OOT visiting Whittingham School

A group has visited Whittingham School to create a number of educational exercises for the pupils based on traditional Coquetdale story-telling. See the video, part of Bailiffgate TV Just click on the image ... Read More

Death and Destruction in Alnmouth
02nd February 2019

Death and Destruction in Alnmouth

Amongst the over 30 images of old Alnmouth just added to our Collections>Photographs are 3 of the outcome of the Nazi raid on Alnmouth in 1941 Houses on Argyle Street, Alnmouth were damaged by ... Read More

Have you a relative who died in World War one?
05th December 2018

Have you a relative who died in World War one?

The database of now over 1500 fallen service personnel from WW1 with ties to Alnwick District keeps growing.The Western Front Association would love to hear from you.   David Thompson of the Western ... Read More