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Royal Border Bridge Illuminations

Royal Border Bridge Illuminations

Royal Border Bridge
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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.

Forthcoming illuminations for 2017:

April 23rd - St. George’s Day - white and red

May 12th - ME Awareness Day - blue

May 17th - Neurofibromatosis Awareness Day - blue

May 28th - Northumberland Day - red and gold

June 19th – 23rd North Star Learning Disability Awareness Week - yellow and red

August 5th - MacMillan Cancer Support North East - green

September 22nd - 24th - Barnardo's North East - green

October 10th - Mental Health Awareness - yellow

October 31st - Halloween - orange

November 1st - Pancreatic Cancer Awareness - purple

November 2nd - Polio Awareness - green

November 10th – 12th Armistice Weekend - Poppy red

November 16th - Pancreatic Cancer Awareness - purple

November 30th - St. Andrews Day - Saltire, blue and white

November 25th - Berwick Christmas Lights Switch on - red and green

December 1st - World Aids Day - red

December 3rd - UN International day of disability - yellow and red

December 7th - World Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome Awareness Day - blue

December 24th-26th - Christmas - red and green

January 1st 2018 - white

Photographers wishing to share the images they capture; please tag @VisitBerwick


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Royal Border Bridge Lights are lit every evening, from dusk until approx. 11pm (or midnight during the Summer).


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