Horse Head nebula
The Horsehead Nebula in the constellation of Orion.
Photograph courtesy of Adrian Janetta, who runs the Astronomy course.

For more details about the Astronomy and other courses go to our Programme page


Berwick Educational Association is a charity whose object is to promote the education of people in the local community of Berwick-upon-Tweed and surrounding areas, mainly by organising educational courses, day courses and excursions. You can find out more about us here,
Our charity no. is 1173505.

The courses are open to everyone and most are aimed at the complete beginner. The charges for the courses vary, so please read the relevant course sheets for more information.

We use three venues in Berwick, the William Elder Building on Castlegate, the Berwick Voluntary Centre on Tweed Street and the Granary (YHA). Please click here to view a location map (opens in new browser window).

NEW - We are having an informal gathering on the first Wednesday of every month in the Granary Bistro (YHA Building, Berwick) from 10.30 to 12.00. Please come along for a chat and to exchange ideas, books, CDs etc.

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Photographs are from Andrew Morton, Alison Tymon and Barry Tymon.