Morning events, Talks & lectures, History

17 events

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House Family and Staff: The Country House During World War One

An exploration of how country houses were affected by the onset of war.

Copped Hall, Epping

Berwick at War 1939–45

An exploration of WW II, marking the 70th anniversary of VE Day.

Barracks and Main Guard, Berwick-Upon-Tweed

Sun 10 May

Free / 08703 331181

Part of Berwick 900.

Berwick Town Hall, Berwick-upon-Tweed

Sat 9 May

Free / 01289 330900

Part of Berwick 900.

Sun 10 May

Free / 01289 330900

Part of Berwick 900.

1715 and The Northumbrian Jacobites

Exhibitions and talks tracing the stories of local families who supported the Jacobite cause in 1745.

Berwick Town Hall, Berwick-upon-Tweed

Sat 10 Oct

Free / 01289 330900

Part of Berwick 900.

Sun 11 Oct

Free / 01289 330900

Part of Berwick 900.

1970s Vintage Scent Session

Treat yourself with some vintage 1970s scents in this smelling session.

Les Senteurs, London W1H

Sat 18 Apr

£35 / 020 7730 2322

Berwick and the First World War

Explore Berwick's contribution to WW I.

Berwick Town Hall, Berwick-upon-Tweed

Sat 25 Apr

Free / 01289 330900

Part of Berwick 900.

Sun 26 Apr

Free / 01289 330900

Part of Berwick 900.

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Berwick's Garrison Story

A celebration of the military heritage of Berwick-upon-Tweed.

Barracks and Main Guard, Berwick-Upon-Tweed

Sat 27 Jun

Free / 08703 331181

Part of Berwick 900.

Sun 28 Jun

Free / 08703 331181

Part of Berwick 900.

Berwick Town Hall, Berwick-upon-Tweed

Sat 27 Jun

Free / 01289 330900

Part of Berwick 900.

Sun 28 Jun

Free / 01289 330900

Part of Berwick 900.

Bygone Borderlands

Exhibition and talks about life in the bordlerlands.

Berwick Town Hall, Berwick-upon-Tweed

Sat 2 May

Free / 01289 330900

Part of Berwick 900.

Sun 3 May

Free / 01289 330900

Part of Berwick 900.

Family History Festival

A series of exhibitions, talks and performances bringing to life stories of families associated with the communities of Berwick-upon-Tweed, Tweedmouth and Spittal from across the centuries. The Festival aims to foster links with families from the UK and beyond that have historical connections with the town.

Berwick Town Hall, Berwick-upon-Tweed

Sat 3 Oct

Free / 01289 330900

Part of Berwick 900.

Sun 4 Oct

Free / 01289 330900

Part of Berwick 900.

For King, Empire and Themselves

An exploration of families that influenced commerce and banking in the past.

Copped Hall, Epping

Wed 12 Aug

£25

Lusitania Centenary Conference

A conference examining the history of the ill-fated ship. Booking is essential.

Clydebank Museum, Glasgow

Wed 13 May

Free but by invitation only / 0141 562 2400

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The Salberg Studio, Salisbury

Sat 30 May

£8

Part of Salisbury Festival.

Richard Van Emden: Gallipoli

Historian Richard van Emden discusses Gallipoli.

Salisbury Arts Centre

Fri 5 Jun

£8 / 01722 321744

Part of Salisbury Festival.

Roman Occupation

The castle has been occupied by the Roman Army, so now's your chance to see what it was like to serve in it beyond the northern frontier.

Broughty Castle Museum, Dundee

Sat 4 Apr

Free / 01382 436916

Share Your Stories: The Union Canal

You're invited to share your stories of the Union Canal.

Edinburgh Quay

Thu 23 Apr

Free

Stephanie Dalley: The Mystery of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon

Stephanie Dalley discusses the Hanging Garden of Babylon.

Salisbury Arts Centre

Tue 26 May

£8 / 01722 321744

The Women Who Went to War

A talk on the development of Scottish Women's Hospitals during the Great War. A film is also shown on the subject.

Inverness Museum & Art Gallery

Fri 17 Apr

£3 / 01463 237114

Yotties Week

Meet crew members from the Royal Yacht Britannia sailing days, returning for a special reunion. The Yotties are working alongside the current maintenance team, sharing their experiences.

Royal Yacht Britannia, Edinburgh

Mon 18 May

Included in admission / 0131 555 5566

  • 09:30 – 16:30 Yotties Week Royal Yacht Britannia, Edinburgh

Tue 19 May

Included in admission / 0131 555 5566

  • 09:30 – 16:30 Yotties Week Royal Yacht Britannia, Edinburgh

Wed 20 May

Included in admission / 0131 555 5566

  • 09:30 – 16:30 Yotties Week Royal Yacht Britannia, Edinburgh
…and 2 more dates until 22 May