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Summer 2018 - What's on

Berwick-upon-Tweed plays host to many annual events during the Summer months. The Summer season kicks off in June each year with Spittal Gala Weekend.

July sees the annual Curfew Run in Berwick, where entrants of all ages run around the Elizabethan Walls while the curfew bell tolls. This busy month continues with the Tweedmouth Feast and the Crowning of the Salmon Queen and the Mouth of the Tweed Festival. There is also the Music at Paxton festival which takes place just outside Berwick-upon-Tweed.

August begins with the Minden Day Parade, commemorating the King's Own Scottish Borderer's part in the Battle of Minden (1759). We return to family fun events at the Seaside Festival in August.

There are exhibitions taking place throughout the Summer at the Gymnasium Gallery and Berwick Museum and Art Gallery within the Barracks. For theatre, cinema, comedy and live music events, the Maltings Arts Centre is the premier venue in North Northumberland.

There are car Boot sales in Castlegate car park every Sunday (May-Sept) and on Tweedside Trading Estate, as well as the twice-weekly Street Markets held on Marygate and the Buttermarket (under the Town Hall).

For spectators sporting events visit Shielfield Park (Tweedmouth), home to Berwick Rangers Football Club and Berwick Bandits Speedway. If you would like to participate in some physical activities and events, go to the Swan Leisure Centre and Swimming Pool, also in Tweedmouth.

For further information visit the links included or contact Berwick Tourist Information Centre.

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Berwick-upon-Tweed Tourist Information Centre

Walkergate
(upstairs in the library)
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Northumberland
TD15 1DB

+44 01670 622155

Giovanni Pernice - Born to Win
Music & Dance
Berwick-upon-Tweed

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

An Evening of Sacred Music
Music & Dance
Alnwick

North Wales Opera Studio presents an evening of some of the most moving and spiritual sacred music.

Walking the May Fair
Ceremony
Berwick-upon-Tweed

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

The Northumbrian Ranters
Music & Dance
Alnwick

With their choice of traditional music from both Northumberland and beyond, Northumbrian Ranters’ concert has always been a festival highlights

An Opera Gala Evening
Music & Dance
Alnwick

North Wales Opera Studio presents, under the instruction of professional soprano Anne Williams-King, an evening of magnificent music.

Barracks Exterior
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.

Berwick Motor Club
Outdoor Event
Berwick-upon-Tweed

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.

Cambridge Prime Brass
Music & Dance
Alnwick

This highly acclaimed ten-piece ensemble  was formed in 1989 and since then has become a conductor-less dectect.

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.

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.

BARK
Outdoor Event
Berwick-upon-Tweed

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

Castle Vale Lily Pond Shelter
Guided Walk/Tours
Berwick-upon-Tweed

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. 

Town Hall
Ceremony

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.

 

The Archive of Smith
Exhibition

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.

Scocha
Music

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!

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