A year of events in the North of Tyne

55-56° North
Magical story telling events, a celebration of the most spectacular surviving manuscript from Anglo-Saxon England, and a yearlong festival honoring 1900 years since Hadrian’s Wall was built.



2022 is an exciting year for events in Northumberland and the surrounding area. 55/56° North celebrates a range of cultural and heritage events taking place in the region during the year. Highlights include Under the Stars, Lindisfarne Gospels and Hadrian’s Wall 1900 Festival. Keep checking back here and on our main events page for news of more events as they are announced.

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Mountain biking in purple heather
Family walk in Northumberland
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Hadrian's Wall
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Outdoor adventures in Northumberland

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