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Events in Northumberland

Riding the Bounds

An event in May in Northumberland
Berwick
Northumberland
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Event timing: May 1
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Every year on May 1 the “Riding of the Bounds” takes place in Berwick upon Tweed. In 1438 Berwick became part of England after changing hands between England and Scotland several times. Traditionally, local residents riding on horseback scour the Berwick boundaries to ensure the Scottish have not encroached onto English soil!

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Riding the Bounds, Berwick

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Bird Day at Paxton House , Paxton House, Gallery & Country Park, Berwick-upon-Tweed

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The Hundred Years War begins - 1337, Ashmolean Museum Opens - 1683, Westminster Bridge Opens - 1862
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