Berwick upon Tweed History Society

Welcome to the Berwick History Society site.

Berwick-upon-Tweed is the northern most town in England and is steeped in history with it being only 2.5 miles from the Scottish border.

The Berwick History Society was formed to promote an interest in local history and to bring together all those interested in the history and traditions of the community. The aims of this website are to provide :-
  •   details of forthcoming events   
  •   information about previous speakers and events
  •   details about membership and the Committee
  •  information on the projects that Berwick History Society has been involved with and give links to further information
  •  links to websites detailing historical information about Berwick

The forthcoming History Society meeting will be held at the
Parish Centre, Parade, Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 1DF

on Wednesday 19th April 2017

The Annual General Meeting will be at 6.45pm

A talk entiteld "Smuggling on the NE Coast during the 18th Century"
by Tony Barrow will be at 7.30pm 



  Look forward to seeing you then.
Full programme for 2016 - 2017 is available on the events page

It is with great sadness that Mr Andrew Dewar died last year. He provided an invaluable services for many years as a friend, supporter and treasurer to the History Society. He will be a great miss and our thoughts are with his family.

  The position of treasurer is still available, if any one would be willing to help the support the History Society
or act as Treasurer we would be delighted to hear from you. Please pass this information on to anyone you think may wish to help.

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  • Membership

    Please click here to find out further details about membership and the committee

  • Forthcoming events

    Please click onto the image for details of future talks.

  • Projects

    Please click on the image to see projects the History has been involved in.

  • Historical Berwick

    This page gives further information of just some of the fascinating history in and around Berwick.

Header image taken from Meg's Mount giving a stunning panorama view of Berwick and the surrounding area. Copyright with Colin Anderson
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