Portrait of a Town

The Granary Gallery , Dewars Lane, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, TD15 1ES

Experience Berwick from the 1950s to early 2000s through "Portrait of a Town" , a photographic exhibition depicting life and work there during that time. Visit the exhibition to see what Berwick was like in the past.

The Photo Centre was a photographic business which operated in Berwick from 1951 to 2012. On its closure the collection (over a million glass plates and negatives) was purchased by the Berwick Record Office. It documents all aspects of life in Berwick and North Northumberland and is a wonderful insight into life and fashion at the time. Specially for Heritage Open Days the rolling slide show will relate to the theme of Edible Berwick & District!

Event Times

Friday 10 September: 11:00 - 16:00
Saturday 11 September: 11:00 - 16:00
Sunday 12 September: 11:00 - 16:00
Tuesday 14 September: 11:00 - 16:00
Wednesday 15 September: 11:00 - 16:00
Thursday 16 September: 11:00 - 16:00
Friday 17 September: 11:00 - 16:00
Saturday 18 September: 11:00 - 16:00
Sunday 19 September: 11:00 - 16:00

Booking Details: No booking required

Access: Event can be directly accessed via Quay Walls or from the lower floors of the Granary building.

COVID-19 Considerations: This event will run in line with local & national government guidelines at the time of the festival.

Additional Information

Please check our website and social media nearer the time in case booking in advance is required. Contact for the day: Linda Bankier 01289 301865

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In the building occupied by the Youth Hostel.

Organised by

Berwick Heritage Open Days, Berwick Visual Arts and Berwick Record Office

About the author 

Linda Bankier

Linda Bankier is the Berwick Archivist and has run the Berwick Record Office for many many years. She has over 30 years experience delving into the archives of Berwick and North Northumberland, researching the history of people and unearthing unusual stories and information about the area in the past.
Linda also enjoys encouraging people to use the archives to understand and celebrate our rich and unique heritage.