Exhibitions and Events

Bailiffgate Museum and Gallery offers a diverse and exciting programme ever of exhibitions, talks, courses and workshops. All paid-for events are bookable through this website, and the price includes admission to the Museum. For any help you need please contact us. All talks, courses and workshops take place at the Baliffgate Museum and Gallery include light refreshments in the price unless stated.

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All events shown are held in Bailiffgate Museum unless stated otherwise:   




Exhibition  Till  3rd September:2018  Batteries Not Included - an exhibition of toys and pastimes through the years . Curriculum-linked for school visits. Lots of hands-on activities for families. Suitable and great fun for all ages from toddlers to the "young in heart".

As well as the large display area on the Gallery floor of the museum, special events with no additional charge include:


Dinosaur Day   Dressing up, dinosaur skeleton pasta pictures, add your own dinosaur picture to a dinosaur frieze, dig for dinosaur bones, play with dinosaurs in two 'dinoramas', dinosaur puppets and lots more"   Sat 28th July      

Playground Games Come and try some of the games school children would have played in the past. Sat 11th August

Teddy Bear's Picnic Bring your teddy bear along and join in the fun.  Sun 26th August





Creative Workshops for you to Book: 


Sewing @ the B:

Mon 2nd July Improving your Skills

Sat October 27th Working with patterns

Sat November 10th Christmas is Coming

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Meeting   Medieval Family Life -a talk by David Silk Learning Officer of Newcastle Castle

Tue 4th Sept 7.30 pm . Free refreshments

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Event  Heritage Open Days  Sat 8th and Sun 9th September 2018 


Free Entry to the museum on both days as part of the national Heritage Open Days event.






Course Freeform Weaving for Beginners with Eta Ingham Lawrie:

Sat 15th September - filling up fast!

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Talk  A Romp Through Tudor Fashions Friday 21st Sept 7pm

Another world-famous (well Alnwick at least famous) talk by Hilarious Productions, our local expert on all thing fashionable.


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Course  Sat 6th Oct  and Monday 15th Oct  Contemporary Japanese Boro Work

Art in Stitching, with two alternative course days  


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 Promenade  Concert  Alnwick Ensemble promenade-style concert Sunday Oct 14th 2-4pm. Normal admission charges apply. 



Course Rag Rug Making with Jane Jackson and Margaret Kenny  Sat 20th Oct 2018

 10am till 3.30pm 

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 Exhibition celebrating 100 years of local Womens Institute groups.

  Wed 31st  Oct - Sun 9th Dec 2018




Concert   Sat 3rd Nov  "Music From the Movies and Musicals" 

Another wonderful event following on from our "Last Night of the Proms" packed out concert last year. You are strongly advised to book early

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Exhibition  "I Could have Danced All Night"  6th April-8th Sept 2019 

From the timeless elegance of Chanel’s Little Black Dress to the edgy, exciting shoes of Vivienne Westwood and Prada, take a joyful frolic through the clothes we wore for the best of times.

See the work of fabulous designers including Prada, Balenciaga, Dior, Stella McCartney, Alexander McQueen, Galliano, Chanel and Comme des Garçons. Make it a date in your diary .

If you run a group of any sort and they would like to come to a special exclusive talk and tour of the exhibition on a Monday when the museum is closed for the public, please contact ask@bailiffgatemuseum.co.uk now.  



We also have other events in planning . Keep watching our website for more details.