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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  • Coast
  • Hadrian's Wall & Tyne Valley
  • Kielder & Border Forest
  • Mid Northumberland
  • North Pennines
  • Northumberland
  • Northumberland Coast
  • Northumberland National Park
  • St Oswalds Way Route
  • The Cheviots

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  • Arts and Crafts
  • Ceremony
  • Cycling Event
  • Exhibition
  • Family
  • Food Event
  • Guided Walk/Tours
  • Music & Dance
  • Outdoor Event
  • Shows & Displays
  • Sporting Event
  • Star Gazing Events
  • Wildlife Events

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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 Finds Workshop
Family

English Heritage's Curator of Roman Collections is based at Corbridge Roman Town on Hadrian's Wall. ...
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. ...
 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. ...
Romans and Gladiators
Family

This summer holiday, join the armoured ranks of the world famous Ermine Street Guard in their 43rd year of Roman re-enactment. ...
 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 ...
HW Live: Gladiatorial Life & Times
Outdoor Event

As part of Hadrians Wall Live! The spectacular remains of this famous Roman town form the backdrop to a weekend of Gladiatorial combat. ...
HW Live: Big Roman Soldier Event
Outdoor Event

English Heritage is excited to present an exclusive event for a UK audience. Visitors to Birdoswald Roman Fort during Hadrian’s Wall Live will meet Legio I Italica, the 80 strong Imperial Roman ...
HW Live: Tales from the Wall
Family

Our costumed Romans will help you explore this stunning hill top fort with stories of Roman Britain. ...
Night Time Patrol
Outdoor Event

English Heritage invites you to explore Britain’s most iconic Roman Fort at night. ...
Chesters Revealed
Outdoor Event

Visit Chesters Roman Fort this weekend for a truly new and unique perspective on this popular Hadrian’s Wall attraction. ...
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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