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The 1715 Rising in the North and Magna Carta
19th May – 5th July
Two concurrent exhibitions commemorating the 300th anniversary of an ill-fated attempt to restore the Stuart monarchy by Northumbrian Jacobites and the 800th anniversary of the signing of Magna Carta. Includes winning Magna Carta entries from a schools competition run by Alnwick Town Council.
Three Anniversaries – An exhibition about Living, Learning and Local Running
7th July – 24th August
Living – Barresdale in living memory. Features photography, film and recordings of local people and events from the 50s to the present day.
Learning – Swansfield Park First School celebrates 60 years of learning and inspiration.
Local Running – Alnwick Harriers present their colourful history and celebrate the 35th anniversary of the popular, annual Coastal Run.
Museum events for families and adults:
Monday 13th July, 9.30 – 11 am
Tots is a fun and creative session for pre-school aged children, their parents and carers. Free, but booking is essential for this popular activity.
We are currently planning an exciting new summer programme for families. There will be plenty of opportunities to get involved and lots of fun to be had at Bailiffgate during the holidays. Please check our website nearer the time for further details.
Fridays 2 – 4 pm.
Come and join our friendly group – all ages and experience welcome. Free admission (suggested donation £2.50).
Family History Society events:
Tuesday 7th July, 7.15 pm
Helping to clear the “fog” that may surround some family stories and records.
Society members are free but we welcome all interested visitors (suggested donation £2.50).
Saturday 18th July, 10 am – 1 pm
For more details or to book please speak to a member of the Museum team or visit our website.