Join one of our knowledgeable guiding team for a more in-depth look at Alnwick Castle's long history and spectacular collections.

10-Minute Talks run at intervals during opening hours. For more details please ask during your visit.


JULY 2019

Tuesday 2nd July at 11.15am: 'The 9th Earl of Northumberland and the Gunpowder Plot'
Tuesday 2nd July at 1pm: 'Alnwick Castle's Royal connections'
Tuesday 2nd July at 2pm: 'William Dobson: the lost genius of British art'

Wednesday 3rd July at 2pm: 'Charlotte, 3rd Duchess of Northumberland'

Thursday 4th July at 11.15am: 'Died, murdered, survived: the husbands of Elizabeth Percy'
Thursday 4th July at 2pm: 'Unrolling history: the Percy Pedigree Roll'


Hear an overview of a historical figure, artist or item in Alnwick castle's collection with our guide-led 10-minute talks, taking place in the State Rooms.

Event Dates

The event is taking place on dates highlighted in red.