Tweedmouth Feast

Tweedmouth Feast

Dewar's Lane
Off Bridge Street
TD15 1HJ

01670 622155


Photographs: Salmon Queen 1988, by John Thompson. Salmon Queen 2013, Tweedmouth Feast Floats, by Danny Spring.

Tweedmouth Feast is a traditional event, with origins in the 12th Century, which celebrates salmon fishing on the River Tweed.

The events begin on Thursday 18th July with The Mouth of the Tweed Festival and The Crowning of the Salmon Queen. The Mouth of the Tweed Festival takes place at Dewar's Lane Granary and on the Quayside in Berwick. The festival opens at 11am with activities, displays and stalls from local producers, all celebrating local food. The festival finishes at 4pm, in time for you to take part in the next event of the festival; The Crowning of the Salmon Queen.

You can join the procession, to cheer on the incoming Salmon Queen, at Berwick Town Hall. The procession then travels across the Old Bridge to West End. Here the crown is passed from the outgoing Salmon Queen to the new Salmon Queen in the crowning ceremony at 7pm. With street entertainment, live music and food stalls in West End, this family event has plenty to be enjoyed and the event closes at 9pm.

The Feast concludes on Sunday 21st July with the Tweedmouth Feast Float Parade. A parade of around 20 floats leaves from Chapel street in Berwick at 2pm and creates quite a spectacle as the convoy wynds its way through the streets of Berwick and over the Old Bridge to West End.

Ticketing information

Type Entry for Guide price
(Free event)
weekend ticket
Free admission to feast events.

Dates & times for Tweedmouth Feast, Berwick-upon-Tweed

From To
Thursday18/07/2019Sunday21/07/201911:00 - 16:00
Thursday 18/07/2019 11:00 Sunday 21/07/2019 16:00

The Mouth of the Tweed Festival takes place, on 18th July, from 11am until 4pm, with the procession of the Salmon Queen culminating in the crowning of the Salmon Queen at 7pm and entertainment in Tweedmouth's West End until 9pm. The Floats begin at 2pm on 21st July and the event ends once the procession of floats has completed it's circuit of the town.


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TD15 1HJ

01670 622155

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