Alnwick

Events run all year long, with trails for children, Roman soldier training, gallant gladiators and noble knights battling against each other, as well as dramatic open air theatre there’s never a dull moment!

From mighty warriors and clashing heroes to lazy Sunday afternoon band concerts and evenings of outdoor theatre. The opportunity to get hands on with history from dressing up as a Roman and digging for treasure to meeting a real medieval knight, English Heritage brings the story of England to life with a packed year round events programme.

Events run all year long, with trails for children, Roman soldier training, gallant gladiators and noble knights battling against each other, as well as dramatic open air theatre there’s never a dull moment!

From mighty warriors and clashing heroes to lazy Sunday afternoon band concerts and evenings of outdoor theatre. The opportunity to get hands on with history from dressing up as a Roman and digging for treasure to meeting a real medieval knight, English Heritage brings the story of England to life with a packed year round events programme.

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  • Kielder & Border Forest
  • Mid Northumberland
  • North Pennines
  • Northumberland
  • Northumberland Coast
  • Northumberland National Park
  • St Oswalds Way Route
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  • Arts and Crafts
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  • Exhibition
  • Family
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  • Campaign: English Heritage
  • Type: Event
  • Start date: 01/02/2015
  • End date: 31/12/2015
  • Type(s): Events
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ROMAN FUN & GAMES
Family

Leave the ipads at home and take part in some traditional Roman games this half term at Birdoswald Roman Fort. ...
BELSAY BOOT CAMP
Shows & Displays

Attention! Right you ‘orrible lot, it’s training time. Become a Home Front hero and be put through your paces at Belsay Hall.   ...
HOW TO BE A ROMAN SOLDIER
Family

Could you hack it in Roman Britain? Little soldiers can join our team, dress up and learn how to defend themselves against the enemy. ...
  BOOTS, BAYONETS AND BELLES
Outdoor Event

Get ready to take cover as this action packed weekend propels you into wartime Britain. ...
MAGNA CARTA
Shows & Displays

John FitzRobert , Lord of Warkworth, was one of the 25 barons who vowed to act as guarantor of the Great Charter, and see that King John observed it. ...
DAD’S BARMY ARMY FOR FATHER’S DAY
Outdoor Event

Air raids, rationing, and evacuation - how would you have fared during WWII? Find out what life was really like during the 1940s with our home front themed soldiers school for dad's and kids this Fath ...
DAD’S ROMAN ARMY
Family

This Father’s Day, dads and kids can practice Roman military drills at this amazing historic attraction located in Hadrian’s Wall Country. ...
HAVE A GO ARCHERY
Family

Have a go at the noble art of archery with the local team of experts. A small extra charge applies to take part in this activity. ...
VIKING LIFE & TIMES
Shows & Displays

Learn about Viking life and hear tales of terror and turmoil about the Viking raids on the North East coast of England, where Lindisfarne was first to be set upon in 793 AD. ...
THEATRE – THE TEMPEST
Outdoor Event

A tremendous tempest causes a shipwreck and scatters a cargo of noblemen across a mysterious island. Little do they know that Prospero, the banished Duke of Milan, is at the helm of all magic and myst ...
HANDS ON HISTORY CREW
Family

Leave your games consoles and tablets at home and join us every day during the school holidays. The hands on history crew has a range of medieval activities for you to try. ...
SOLDIERS OF THE ROSES
Shows & Displays

This summer, we’re taking visitors on a journey back to 1464 when the title of Earl of Northumberland, along with ownership of Warkworth Castle, was stripped from the Percy family. So today join us ...
 THEATRE - MR STINK
Shows & Displays

Doors open at 6.15pm, performance starts at 7pm. An outdoor performance of the funny and moving story of Mr Stink, written by David Walliams. ...
SOLDIERS OF THE ROSES
Shows & Displays

This summer, we’re taking visitors on a journey back to 1464 when the title of Earl of Northumberland, along with ownership of Warkworth Castle, was stripped from the Percy family. ...
 THEATRE – LOVE LABOUR’S LOST
Shows & Displays

A joyful, pastoral comedy with a strong musical and interactive element. ...
THEATRE - THE CASEBOOK OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
Shows & Displays

Doors open at 6.45pm, performance starts at 7.30pm. Detective Sherlock Holmes has a mysterious new case to investigate when summoned to a nunnery deep in the English countryside. ...
 MEDIEVAL COURTLY COMBAT
Family

Thrill to the clash of steel as knights perform a medieval Tournament. Enjoy this living history spectacular and marvel at the weapons and martial skills on display. ...
 THEATRE – JANE EYRE
Shows & Displays

Young governess Jane Eyre arrives at the mysterious Thornfield Hall deep in the Yorkshire moors and meets enigmatic Mr Rochester. So begins this most unforgettable of love stories. When a secret from ...
MAGNA CARTA
Shows & Displays

Eustace de Vesci, Lord of Warkworth, was one of the 25 barons who vowed to act as guarantor of the Great Charter, and see that King John observed it. ...
THEATRE – A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
Shows & Displays

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeare’s best-loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star-crossed lovers, playf ...
 THEATRE – PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
Shows & Displays

Doors open at 6.45pm, performance starts at 7.30pm. ...
MINI RAIDERS & INVADERS
Family

Learn the skills of a Viking warrior. Paint your own shield, have a go in the Kids Battle and hear gruesome tales of Viking invasions on the North East shores. ...
SOLDIERS OF THE ROSES
Family

This summer, we’re taking visitors on a journey back to 1464 when the title of Earl of Northumberland, along with ownership of Warkworth Castle, was stripped from the Percy family. ...
 HOW TO BE A ROMAN SOLDIER
Family

Can your little soldier hack it in Roman Britain? We’re showing them how to defend their very own empire this half term. ...
KNIGHTS’ TOURNAMENT
Family

Marvel at our noble knights as they take on the ultimate medieval contest. Swords will be wielded, archery skills tested and helmets battered. Soak up the sights and sounds of the encampments and lau ...
BAND SUNDAYS – MUSIC THROUGH THE AGES
Music & Dance

Each week join us at Belsay Hall and listen to live bands playing outside in a beautiful setting. An ideal way to enjoy some superb music, with a different period of history explored each week. Please ...
CLASSIC CARS
Shows & Displays

A wide array of classic cars on display with models ranging from the 1920s to the 1970s ...
BAND SUNDAYS – MUSIC THROUGH THE AGES
Music & Dance

Each week join us at Belsay Hall and listen to live bands playing outside in a beautiful setting. An ideal way to enjoy some superb music, with a different period of history explored each week. Please ...
BAND SUNDAYS – MUSIC THROUGH THE AGES
Music & Dance

Each week join us at Belsay Hall and listen to live bands playing outside in a beautiful setting. An ideal way to enjoy some superb music, with a different period of history explored each week. Please ...
 SPOOKY FUN
Family

This Halloween half term join us for frightening fun, with have-a-go creepy crafts and activities. Fearless souls required for a thrilling family adventure. Grab your cloaks and steady your nerves as ...
 MRS BEETON’S VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS
Family

Performances at 11am, 1pm and 3pmBelsay Hall, Castle & Gardens Belsay’s own Mrs Beeton will show you the ropes in the kitchen, giving you hints and tips for Christmas. ...
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Shows & Displays

Scrooge meets the unusual Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come, but will he repent in time for Christmas, or is Scrooge doomed to a life of misery? ...

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