See, hear and absorb the fascinating history of this special part of Northumberland.

Opening dates / times - 30th March-31st October

  • Monday-Saturday 10.00am-4.30pm (last admission 3.30pm)
  • Sunday 11.00am-4.00pm (last admission 3.00pm)
  • What's New?

    Harbottle Holiday

    A diary of a week in Upper Coquetdale

    A fascinating new book that took over two years to research. It’s the latest in the renowned series of books by Stan Owen using the fascinating postcards produced by celebrated photographer, W P Collier.

  • What's Happening?

    100 Lives - Monday 18th May to Friday 24th July

    Revealed for the first time, several historic and not so historic images of people from the Heritage Centre's extensive photographic archive of local people.

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    W.P. Collier (1875-1937): The Development of a Photographer - Monday 27 July – Friday 18 September

    This exhibition celebrates the 140th anniversary of the birth of Walter Percy Collier on 20 July 1875. Though known as the photographer of Bellingham, he was born in Newcastle, moved to Manchester, married a girl from Bootle on Merseyside in 1905, opened a shop in Great Crosby, moved to Formby and returned to Newcastle to work with his brother-in-law.

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    Over the Hills – Tales from a Northumbrian Farm - Sunday 20 September – Sunday 1 November

    Kim Lewis has written and illustrated over 20 picture-books for children. This exhibition of her original artwork, storyboards, photographs, sketchbooks and objects show how Kim turned her family’s farm, along with the animals, people and places she knows so well into the stories and pictures that we love.

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  • What's on the Menu?

    Carriages Tea Room

    Carriages Tea Room at Heritage Centre Bellingham

    Open every day except Christmas Day

    10.00am-4.30pm

    Tel: O1434 221151

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