The Best of Northumberland’s Events

Throughout the year, a number of fantastic events pop up across Northumberland. Food-related, family-oriented, flower-focused, activity-centred... the list is endless. There is something for all interests, so scroll down to the bottom of this page for our updated list of some of the best events, happenings and experiences in Northumberland.

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Archery1
Sporting Event
Learn the skills and techniques of shooting a performance bow with an qualified activity instructor. Discover your inner Robin Hood and perfect your arrow technique in the heart of the forest. Test yo ...

Bob the Butterfly & Gerry the Gerbera Street Theatre
Family event
These colourful, playful characters will mix and mingle with ease, as they flutter and flit on stilts, delighting young and old alike. ...

Around The World with Phileas Fogg Street Theatre
Family event
Our intrepid adventurers are just hours away from crossing the finish line at the reform club. If they can just coerce their hot air balloons to go in the right direction they stand to win a grand ...

A Night Safari at Kielder Castle
Wildlife events
Hunt for the elusive night life of the forest including bats, owls and creepy crawlies of all descriptions. Join professional naturalist, Bruce Ferguson, on a night time expedition in search of some o ...

Poison Garden Tours
Talk/Lecture
Myths and legends are uncovered alongside gruesome scientific fact and history. The Poison Garden features many plants grown unwittingly in back gardens, and which can be found in the British countrys ...

Forestry Commission Centenary
Outdoor Event
Celebrating  100 Years of Forestry 1919-2019, the Forestry Commission continues to protect and enhance the Nation's Forests for wellbeing, the future and the environment. There will be events thr ...

Family Events
Family event
Our early evening events are aimed to be fun and interesting to everyone, including families with younger children and for these events we offer reduced family tickets for two adults and two children. ...

Santa in Summer
Family event
Morpeth
Imagine our excitement when Mrs Claus rang to ask if Santa could join us at the farm for his Summer Holidays again!!!!! This unique and fun event will give your little ones the chance to hear what San ...

Gangsta Granny Outdoor Theatre
Shows & Displays
oin us on the lawn for this amazing open air production of David Walliams "Gangsta Granny"! Fun for the whole family - why not bring your Granny, too?! ...

Intro to Hogwarts led by Ron
Guided Walk/Tours
  Join us as we combine the historical importance of Alnwick Castle with the wonderful magical world of Harry Potter. Every Tuesday and Wednesday.  ...

Forgotten Garden Adventure Golf
Family event
Once Upon a time in The Alnwick Garden there was a huge shudder and the ground began to move and shake. They called upon ‘the fairest of them all’ to find a solution to the moving ground, but ...

Giant Whale
Family event
See our 18m long what and step inside to find out about the impact that plastic has on our environment ...

Specialist Events
Talk/Lecture
In response to feedback from guests we have started an exciting new programme of events called “Physics in the Forest". These late night events take place in our new state-of-the-art Gillian Dic ...

The Buzzy Bumble Bees Street Theatre
Family event
These adorable bumble bee are irresistibly cuddly and have left their sting at home to ensure they follow the summer scents ...

Main Evening Event
Star gazing events
Spend an evening at the Kielder Observatory with a team of experienced astronomers and we will share with you the wonders of the Universe. We are located in the heart of the Dark Sky Park and our fant ...

Bamburgh Festival
Family event
The inaugural Bamburgh Festival will be held on the 17th of August, on Castle Green in Bamburgh. ...

Red Squirrel Safari
Wildlife events
Search for red squirrels and discover their way of life in a changing world. Join professional naturalist, Bruce Ferguson, to track down one of Britain’s best loved animals, the red squirrel. Mu ...

Weekend Late Night Event
Star gazing events
Most Fridays and Saturdays in the late slot (approx. midnight-3am, please check website for times) we run our premium weekend events. These run similar to our main evening events but have a reduced nu ...

Family bushcrafts
Family 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. You’re going to eat so you’ll build and light your ...

Pump Room Tours
Guided Walk/Tours
Delve a little further with a tour of The Grand Cascade and Pump Room. Learn how this magnificent structure pumps huge quantities of water every minute allowing you to enjoy the water displays. Ask a ...

Titan The Robot
Family event
'8ft of Steaming Robotic Loveliness' The Titan the Robot is a unique blend of comedy, street theatre and music creating a fascinating show that is unrivalled in the world today! Funny, fast paced and ...

A Giant Adventure
Family event
The ground shivered and the trees quivered as a rumbling could be heard throughout The Garden. A giant belly laugh roared as the two new residents looked over the tiny world they had stumbled upon. T ...

Mermaid and Pirate Festival
Family event
Morpeth
Have you ever wondered what mermaids eat? Where they sleep? Or how Santa Claus delivers their presents at Christmas? Well, now you have a chance to get the answers! Come and meet the mermaids and ask ...

Vindolanda Roman Excavations
Family event
The excavations take place Monday-Friday (they are subject to weather) and you can watch our archaeologists and teams of volunteers from around the world uncovering more of our famous site. You might ...

Segway Tour
Outdoor Event
Speed along the Lakeside way at up to 12mph on this fun for all activity! • Perfect your Segway skills with a briefing from our professional instructors. • Explore Kielder on an instructor l ...

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