Culture & Fun in Alnwick

Posted on 29th August 2013 | in Community , Education , Heritage & Tourism , What's On

BalliffgateBailiffgate Museum & Gallery is a small independent museum that proudly celebrates the history of Alnwick and the stories of our local heritage. Over three floors are displays and interactive activities, films, music and song, a history discovery area, and evocative images of the past. The upstairs gallery has changing exhibitions which showcase local history, arts and crafts. Open 6 days a week, there is a small admission charge £2.50 for adults, concessions for seniors/students, free entry for children.

Join us…. Visit fascinating exhibitions. Enjoy poetry evenings Become a Friend of Bailiffgate. Support your local museum.

Exhibitions…….in August and September we have the ‘It Happens’ exhibition.

Poetry….enjoy our next poetry evening on 12 September at 8.00pm. Listen to local poets and enjoy a glass of wine. Admission £3.

Museums Tots….activities for pre school children and their parents and grandparents on Mondays 9.30-11.30 on 9 Sept; 14 Oct, 11 Nov, 9 Dec. Please book your free place. 01665 605847

“If These Stones Could Talk”.…….one amazing day on Saturday 14 September when Alnwick brings the past into the present with a pop up museum, family town trail, a time travel passport for children, a travelling troupe, a behind the scenes drama tour at Alnwick Playhouse, and much, much more!

Volunteer…….you’ll be part a team of friendly, interesting, interested individuals in an award winning museum recognised as one of the 25 best places in the country for early years children. You’ll enjoy working in a beautiful, historic Grade 2 listed building and see exhibitions and attend events.
– welcome our 10,000 visitors and look after a small shop selling books, cards, DVDs and gifts
– promote our rich and diverse range of community projects and events using your marketing and social media skills
– transfer our wonderful collection online using the latest museum software. If you enjoy work that needs attention to detail help digitise our photographs and collections. Work with a friend looking at some interesting times past!
– and we need a trustee with a legal background……

You’ll join a passionate, friendly, and committed team of volunteers who help Bailiffgate bring the past into the present. Contact Carol or Vivien 01665 605847