Main Guard Party

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There has been some delay in the printing of our Newsletter because of staff shortages due to Covid.  However, we hope to have these distributed very soon. In the meantime, we should like members to know the date of our Main Guard Party on Thursday, 26th May from 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm.  It will […]

Window change/decay and restoring public buildings

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The Civic Society’s next talk will be on 11th May 2022, at 7:30 pm, within The Parish Centre and will be given by  Hugh Garratt of Smith and Garratt, Specialist Surveyors.  Hugh Garratt is a Chartered Surveyor, specialising in planning and development, heritage and private client advisory work. The presentation will be on window change/decay and […]

New Office-Bearers and Executive for 2022-23

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A new executive was elected at the Annual General Meeting held in Berwick Parish Centre on Wednesday 13th April 2022: – Office-Bearers: Chairman – Zoreen HillVice Chairman – vacantHon Secretary – Anne HumphreyHon Treasurer and Membership Secretary – Bob HumphreyWebmaster – Homer Lindsay Executive Committee Members: Cheryl BeeBrian GowthorpeGeorgina HilSandra Gann The formal part of […]

Historic Towns Trust, 13th April 2022

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A PRESENTATION BY JULIAN MUNBY, FORMER HEAD OF BUILDINGS AT OXFORD ARCHAEOLOGY Julian Munby gave a presentation on behalf of The Historic Towns Trust, whose vision is for every town and city in Great Britain to have an authoritative atlas of maps and text that enables greater appreciation of the nation’s urban history and historic […]

Berwick Civic Society and The Historic Towns Trust

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Berwick Civic Society was delighted to be approached by The Historic Towns Trust to work in collaboration on an historic map of Berwick upon Tweed. The Historic Towns Trust has the vision for every town and city in Great Britain to have an authoritative atlas of maps and text that enables greater appreciation of the nation’s urban […]

‘Villas of the Lake District’

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A Talk by Dr. Adam Menuge Lecturer in the History of Art and Architecture at the University of Cambridge Dr. Menuge began by describing the characteristics of a villa. These were primarily places of retreat where one could put aside worldly cares, either for a short while or as a permanent lifestyle change. Possession could […]