‘We wish you a merry Christmas, we wish you a merry Christmas…’

Northumberland is a truly magical place at Christmas, whatever your age or interest. Let the excitement build in the run up to the big day with a full range of Christmas events coming to Northumberland over the next 6 weeks. After all, ‘tis the season to be jolly…’

Christmas events in Northumberland

Deck the halls...in Northumberland

Indulge in festive foodie treats and pick up beautiful themed decorations at a Christmas market. Take a turn around an ice-skating rink. Most importantly, meet Father Christmas!

Families will love the theatrical Kielder Winter Wonderland, an award-winning event held in Kielder Water & Forest Park. Wrap-up warm and enjoy a full day experience of activities and surprises to delight the children, as well as a personalised visit to Father Christmas in his secret hideaway.

Step back in time at one of our stately homes and halls. Discover how Christmas was celebrated in Victorian times and join in the carol singing. Gorge on mince pies and warm yourself up with a drop or two of mulled wine.

Whatever your fancy, there's plenty to choose from in the list of events below.

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Festive Afternoon Tea in the Great Hall
Food Event
Take a break from the madness of Christmas shopping and treat yourself to a Champagne afternoon tea ...

Christmas by Twilight
Family event
Visit Wallington after dark and see the house beautifully decorated for Christmas and illuminated by thousands of twinkly lights. ...

Christmas Farmers Market
Family event
Indoor Christmas Market with local food and craft/gift producers. ...

Christmas Day Lunch
Food Event
A festive turkey feast will be on offer in both our Restaurant and the Great Hall. ...

Santa Special Trains
Family event
Ford and Etal Estate
Santa Specials at Heatherslaw Light Railway - fun for all the family. ...

Christmas at Wallington
Family event
You can also enjoy Christmas music, make festive things and hear stories with Mrs Christmas. ...

Festive Barn Lunch 2 courses £10
Food Event
Special offer throughout December, where you can enjoy 2 courses for £10 or 3 courses for £13 from our Barn Lunch menu. ...

Christmas Art Exhibition
Arts and Crafts
Newcastle Upon Tyne
We welcome you and your friends to Alan Reed Christmas Exhibition Preview on Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th November. ...

Christmas Aurora Night
Star gazing events
What better way to start off the festivities than with a night learning all about the Aurora Borealis. ...

Christmas Lat Night Dark Skies
Star gazing events
A festive deep sky get together and a chance to let those festive spirits fly, tonight we will guide you through the deep distant universe... ...

Christmas Party Night
Food Event
If you want to party but don't want to organise one, we've got just the thing. ...

Christmas Penguins
Family event
Lock up your fish! Meet Crumpet the Elf and his friends the penguin family. ...

Christmas Market
Arts and Crafts
All stall holders have been hand-picked by The Alnwick Garden and are sure to delight. ...

Festive Afternoon Tea
Food Event
Take a break from the madness of Christmas shopping and treat yourself to a Champagne afternoon tea ...

Kielder Winter Wonderland
Outdoor Event
Make magical memories to last a lifetime at Kielder Winter Wonderland!   ...

Grotto event
Family event
Meet Santa in his Grotto and get a present if you’ve been good!  Christmas-themed trail.   ...

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