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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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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

Little Inventors Takeover - Invention Creation!
Arts and Crafts
Calling all children and their families! Explore Woodhorn Museum, be inspired by the theme of Energy, and dream up your own invention ideas. What does Energy mean to you and what inventions ideas do ...

Build a Teddy Tastic Friend & Easter EGGstravaganza
Family event
A truly special Easter Experience, we have a selection of Bears and Easter themed teddies for your child to make with our team. The first step is to choose your super soft teddy tastic friend from ou ...

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 ...

Easter Fun!
Family event
Fun for all the family this Easter weekend!  ...

Minimus Weekend
Family event
Minimus and the gang have lots of adventures at Vindolanda come and learn about what they get up to on our Minimus tours- find Minimus' favourite spots! Create your own mouse character with Minimus ar ...

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 ...

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 ...

Celebrate Northumberland Day 2019
Family event
Northumberland Day is an initiative which was launched and championed by Langley Castle Hotel and Restaurant, in Langley-on- Tyne, and which was realised thanks to the support of passionate Northumbri ...

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 ...

Specialist Events
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 ...

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 ...

Morpeth Northumbrian Gathering
Music & Dance
Enjoy a number of musical treats taking place in the museum as part of this annual celebration of Northumbrian heritage.  An opportunity to hear local music and join in a number of activities tak ...

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