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Berwick has a full calendar of events throughout the year. We kick off the summer season with the Riding of the Bounds, followed by Spittal Gala Weekend, family fun at the Seaside Festival, a food heritage feast at Berwick Food and Beer Festival and Berwick Film and Media Arts Festival - the largest film festival in North East and Scottish Borders.

Once the summer ends we still have a full programme of events at the Maltings Arts Centre and Theatre (all year round) and look forward to Christmas in Berwick, with the Christmas lights switch on, Spittal Christmas Fair and Berwick Rotary Christmas Market.

For art lovers, we have exhibitions taking place in the GymnasiumGranary, Dockside and The Framing Gallery.

For those of you who enjoy a good sporting event, we have Berwick Classic Car Rally, the Curfew run and Shielfield Park Stadium home to both Berwick Rangers Football Club and the Berwick Bandits Speedway.

If you’re planning to visit Northumberland during the school holidays or on bank holidays, many of the English Heritage and National Trust managed properties host everything from themed fairs to historical re-enactments, and our castles and attractions all have their own event programmes to keep everyone entertained.

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Berwick-upon-Tweed Tourist Information Centre

(upstairs in the library)
TD15 1DB

+44 01670 622155

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Music & Dance

Talent on the Parade is open to anyone who wants to show off their musical talent in the big marquee on the Parade.

Party on the Parade
Outdoor Event

Sunday 27th May 2018 is the date of the Party on the Parade - with music, entertainment and cream teas.

Spittal Gala by Alan Turnbull
Outdoor Event

Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th June 2018.

Some say that Spittal Gala has its historical roots in the local fishing industry, particularly salmon. However, local Gala's throughout the North East had their origins in the coal mining industry. The Gala remains an event that is suited for families, with events for all ages.


Auction House logo

Ska & Northern Soul All Dayer at The Auction House starts at 2pm until 1am! The music is outdoors from 2pm until 8pm and then moves indoors for Northern Soul tunes. Under 18's are welcome until 8pm.


Tickets available online @ https://www.coldingham.info/tickets/ DOORS OPEN 7PM STARTS 7.30PM “The Hottest New Group out of Northern Ireland” (Irish American News).

Gym machines
Sporting Event

Spirit of Sport events will return to the Swan Centre for Leisure, Tweedmouth on May 13th 2018. A range of activities will be available to try for people with physical or learning disabilities.


After Talent on the Parade (Sat 26th May 2018) stay on the Parade for a great evening with the fabulous Scottish Rock/Folk band - SCOCHA!

The Archive of Smith

Drawing on this unique collection 'The Archive of Smith, Berwick' tells the story of this family run press agency and photo studio, and place it in the context of broader developments in photography.

Town Hall

Armed Forces Day is on 30th June 2018 and begins with a traditional military Drumhead Service at St Andrew's Wallace Green Church (11am), followed by a Parade to the Town Hall on Marygate (assemble 11:45, parade at 12noon).

Giovanni Pernice - Born to Win
Music & Dance

Strictly Come Dancing FINALIST, Giovanni Pernice, returns to the stage in his brand new UK and Ireland tour

Walking the May Fair

'The Walking of the May Fair' takes place in Berwick on 25th May 2018.

Peg Loom Weaving
Arts and Crafts

Discover simple peg loom weaving with naturally dyed fleece and take home a mat, bag, hanging or small cushion cover.

Berwick Motor Club
Outdoor Event

Berwick Classic Car Rally is hosted by Berwick and District Motor Club (BDMC) and takes place on the 5th and 6th May 2018 in Berwick-upon-Tweed.

By David Renwick

Berwick's iconic Royal Border Bridge is illuminated each evening from dusk, with a changing programme of lights.

To mark occasions, raise awareness of causes and to commemorate special dates; the illuminations are set to a significant colour. This creates a special spectacle and a unique opportunity for photography.

Town Hall

Full day of events with coffee morning, archive images and open day in the Guild Hall showing the Bounds; Past and Present. Including the Installation of the new Chief Marshall in the afternoon. Sashing on Town Hall steps at 6pm.


Riding of the Bounds
Outdoor Event

Riding of the Bounds is a traditional ride-out of the boundaries of Berwick, to keep them known to the Scottish and the English.

Castle Vale Lily Pond Shelter
Guided Walk/Tours

Discover Castle Vale Park and Coronation Park on either side of the railway station, where recent investment from Heritage Lottery Fund and Big Lottery has reinvigorated these two little gems. 

Outdoor Event

Berwick Animal Rescue Kennels invite you to attend the annual Open Day and Plant Sale at the Kennels on Saturday May 26th 2018.

A Concert for Spring

A Concert For Spring in aid of The Alzheimer’s Society St Cuthbert’s Church, Norham - Saturday 24th March at 7pm.


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