Where else can you find a puffin festival, international music events and a cavalcade of 150 horses and riders setting off to ‘ride the bounds’, but in Northumberland?

From food festivals to agricultural shows celebrating rural life, Northumberland plays host to a host of events throughout the year.

Food festivals with celebrity chefs and a smorgasbord of fine local produce to tuck into take place at Berwick, Alnwick and Tynedale. Discover walking festivals to strike out upon in Haltwhistle, Rothbury and Berwick.

There are events ranging from the downright bizarre, like Allendale’s Tar Bar’l where costumed men celebrate New Year by carrying flaming barrels of tar on their heads; to events to learn new skills, like star gazing into Northumberland’s darkest skies at Kielder Observatory.

English Heritage, the National Trust and Northumberland National Park run events and activities throughout the year. Visit their websites for more details or browse our events listings for more information.

Whatever your age or interest there are plenty of events for everyone to enjoy in Northumberland.

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  • Type: Event
  • Category group: , Outdoor Event
  • Start date: 01/01/2017
  • End date: 31/12/2017
  • Type(s): Events
The Gruffalo Spotter
Outdoor Event
The Gruffalo adventure has returned to Kielder Water and Forest Park. The amazing App (download before you leave home) will bring this trail alive for you and your family. The trail is already a hit ...
Volunteer Guided Walk
Guided Walk/Tours
Hexham
Discover the best routes in the Northumberland National Park on our Volunteer Guided Walks. ...
Picnic bench
Outdoor Event
Build a shelter, light a fire, cook a meal, make something to take away. You’ll need to build a shelter, your own den in the woods ...
Guided Walks Bamburgh
Guided Walk/Tours
A walk around the history of Bamburgh village and castle with an experienced local tour guide. ...
Motor boat
Wildlife events
Come and join us for an afternoon or early evening Osprey and Wildlife motor boat cruise around Kielder Water. Enjoy a guided trip around the lake with us to take in as much wildlife as we can.&n ...
Northumbria History Tour Package
Guided Walk/Tours
From hadrian to Victoria! Join us for a Camping Package that includes 2 historical daytrips/tours. ...
North East Chilli Festival
Outdoor Event
Seaton Sluice
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The Lantern Walk 2017
Outdoor Event
Newcastle Upon Tyne
This July, St Oswald’s Hospice will be joined by hundreds of people from across the region, on a very special walk in memory of our loved ones. ...
Flower Fun Day
Family event
Greenhead
Follow a self-led trail discovering some of the beautiful flowers that can be found at Walltown in Northumberland National Park. ...
The secret life of a haymeadow
Family event
Greenhead
Come take a look at the huge variety of flowers and insects to be found in one of Northumberland's best hay meadows. ...
Rangers Favourite Walk
Guided Walk/Tours
Hexham
One of the Ranger's favorite walks, this follows a circular route passing magnificent meadows and babbling burns.  ...
Osprey
Outdoor Event
Find us behind the Boat Inn restaurant, Leaplish and observe the birds on the nest using telescopes and live nestcam ...
Kielder 4x4 Safari
Outdoor Event
Kielder
A day of guided trail blazing in the heart of Kielder Forest in your own 4x4.  ...
Nature Tour with Poker Players
Wildlife events
Explore the beautiful nature of Northumberland with us! All Poker Players are invited! ...
Felton & Thirston Fair
Shows & Displays
Morpeth
A traditional village fair with something for everyone. ...
Pegswood Fayre Day
Family event
Morpeth
A fun day out including Dog Show, Dance demonstrations, Dog Agility, live music, funfair rides, archery and much, much more. ...
CURATOR LED ART TOUR
Book tickets
Outdoor Event
Find out about Kielder’s art and architecture programme directly from experienced curator Peter Sharpe  Advanced booking essential ...
Bats & Pizza Night for Grown Ups
Outdoor Event
Greenhaugh
Camp-fire, pizzas and friends under the stars... there are few better ways to spend a summer evening! ...
Vintage Car Rally
Outdoor Event
Newbiggin-by-the-Sea
A vintage Car Rally showing prewar automobiles. This event will take place at the Maritime Centre car park. ...
Burgham Water Jump
Sporting Event
Felton
The North East's only International Horse Trials (Dressage, Cross Country & Showjumping). We play host to some of the top Olympic and World Class riders competing in a range of classes from 1* to ...
Mestival 2017
Sporting Event
Hexham
Run or crawl (your choice!) your way around the grounds of Hesleyside Hall, the stunning backdrop for Mestival 2017. ...
Street Paws Summer Dog Show
Outdoor Event
Morpeth
Street Paws first dog show Come along to view a range of local arts and craft stalls including natural dog treats and doggie accessories. ...
Handlebards: As You Like It
Outdoor Event
Join the HandleBards' 2017 Summer Tour for a unique open air performance of this Shakespeare classic at Northumberlandia. The world’s first cycling theatre company, The HandleBards, pedal from v ...
Family Bushcrafts Survival Challenge
Outdoor Event
A family survival adventure – stick together, solve the problems, learn the skills, stay alive. You’re light airplane has crash landed in dense forest hundreds of miles from civilisation. ...
Spittal don Williams
Outdoor Event
Berwick-upon-Tweed
In 2017, the annual Seaside Festival takes place on 12th & 13th August, along the full length of Spittal Promenade. ...
Kielder 4x4 Safari
Outdoor Event
Kielder 4×4 Safari - driving the tracks deep in the heart of Kielder Forest in Northumberland. ...
WIGGLE NORTHERN ANGEL
Sporting Event
Newcastle Upon Tyne
The Wiggle Northern Angel Sportive takes in the best sprawling Northumberland National Park roads - come put your training to the test ...
Wild Wednesday
Family event
Hexham
Wild Wednesdays are a way for children to explore, play, discover and enjoy Northumberland National Park. This Wild Wednesday is Dipping Delights.  ...
Minibeast Safari
Family event
Greenhead
Come along and discover the multitude of minibeasts who live down in the grass and amongst the flowers.  ...
Wild Wednesday
Family event
Hexham
Wild Wednesdays are a way for children to explore, play, discover and enjoy Northumberland National Park. This Wild Wednesday is Orien'tree'ing.  ...
Weardale Agricultural Society’s Chapel Show
Outdoor Event
St Johns Chapel
A packed programme, many entertainments free! REFRESHMENT MARQUEE, BAR GRAND DRAW with attractive prizes. ...
Bellingham Show
Family event
Bellingham
A perfect day out for all the family in the heart of the Northumberland countryside. ...
Great North Bike Ride 2017
Cycling event
Charity cycle ride 60 miles of beautiful Northumbrian coastline. ...
All you want to know about bats!
Outdoor Event
Greenhead
National Park Ecologist Gill Thompson and bat expert Tina Wiffin will tell us about bats, before a short walk to Thirwell Castle.  ...
Lindisfarne Festival 2017
Festival
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Located in an area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB) overlooking the stunning Holy Island, Lindisfarne Festival invites you to experience a weekend like no other. ...
Kielder Trail Reavers
Outdoor Event
Kielder
We are a voluntary group of enthusiastic mountain bikers who maintain and build the Mountain Bike trails at Kielder.  We meet up once a month and all volunteers are welcome. ...
Saturn and the Moon
Star gazing events
Join us for in-depth talks on the Moon and Saturn and a chance to observe these fascinating objects in the night sky. ...
Alnwick Food Festival
Food Event
Following on from last years success, this two day event is set to be bigger and better than before. ...
World Rivers Day
Family event
Hexham
Join us on World Rivers Day and find out what creepy-crawlies lurk in the hidden depths of the River Breamish ...
The Shepherd's Cairn
Guided Walk/Tours
Alnham
Join our National Park Rangers on one of their favourite walks to the Shepherd’s Cairn.  ...
Kielder Marathon
Sporting Event
Kielder
The Active Northumberland Kielder Marathon route follows an almost entirely off-road course around northern Europe’s largest man-made lake, Kielder Water. ...
Jams
Outdoor Event
Cornhill-on-Tweed
Traditional farmers market held every 3rd Sunday in the month at the spectacular Hay Farm Heavy Horse Centre. ...
Autumn Art
Family event
Greenhead
Join us at half term for autumn art in Northumberland National Park. Come have a go at making some nature-inspired art! ...
Late Night Dark Skies
Star gazing events
Come and join our inspirational team of astronomers as we observe the darkest of night skies above the internationally renowned Kielder Observatory. ...
Alnwick Christmas Market
Outdoor Event
A fantastic Christmas Market hosted in the historic market town of Alnwick, with local produce, gifts and entertainment. ...
Magnificent Milky Way
Star gazing events
The magnificent Milky Way... our home in the Universe! ...

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