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Berwick-upon-Tweed Town Council,
Berwick WorkSpace,
Boarding School Yard,
90 Marygate,
TD15 1BN
T: 01289 302391

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Freedom Admissions

The Town Council, under an arrangement with Northumberland County Council, administers the Freedom Admission ceremonies held quarterly.

The introductory information and application forms can be downloaded here:

Claim Form.

Notes for Claimants and Declarants.

Freedom Oath.

General Freedom Admission Notes.


Dates of Freedom Admission ceremonies in 2018 are:

Date Time  
This ceremony is now closed for receiving applications.
Deadline for receiving Applications:
Tuesday, 12 December 2017
NB: Please note that in the event of bad weather, the above Ceremony may have to be cancelled / rescheduled.  
Tuesday, 10 April 2018
Deadline for receiving Applications:
Tuesday, 13 March 2018
Tuesday, 3 July 2018
Deadline for receiving Applications:
Tuesday, 5 June 2018
Tuesday, 2 October 2018
Deadline for receiving Applications:
Tuesday, 4 September 2018

The deadline for receiving applications for a ceremony is four weeks before the date of the ceremony (five weeks for the ceremony in January).  However, it would be a great help to know as much in advance as possible which ceremony you would like to attend.