Northumberland Event Guide
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Northumberland Event Guide

Northumberland Events Guide

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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ROH LIVE: Fidelio
ROH LIVE: Fidelio
Music & Dance
Alnwick
Encore Broadcast (recorded live Tuesday 17th March) Beethoven’s only opera is a masterpiece, an uplifting story of risk and triumph. In this new production, conducted by Antonio Pappano, Jonas K ...
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Hexham Abbey Craft Fair
Hexham Abbey Craft Fair
Arts and Crafts
Hexham
Weekly craft fair in the cloisters porch at Hexham Abbey. Bringing together local traders from around the Tyne valley to showcase their hand made gifts and high quality products. ...
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Kinky Boots - The Musical
Kinky Boots - The Musical
Music & Dance
Alnwick
Kinky Boots The Musical, filmed live at the Adelphi Theatre in the heart of London’s West End, is strutting onto the big screen! With songs from Grammy and Tony award winning pop icon Cindy Laup ...
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Afternoon Tea
Afternoon Tea
Food Event
Newbiggin-by-the-Sea
Tea by the Sea, meet up with friends for an afternoon enjoying the stunning views over the bay while having...Afternoon Tea. ...
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The Jamming Band
The Jamming Band
Music & Dance
Berwick-upon-Tweed
The constantly evolving and ever dynamic Jamming Band are guaranteed to entertain you. Bar and Kitchen open from 6pm. Live music from 7pm. ...
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Family bushcrafts
Family bushcrafts
Family event
Kielder
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 ...
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Bird watching basics
Bird watching basics
Wildlife events
Amble
This workshop is designed for complete beginners who want an introduction to birds and bird watching. Starting in the classroom we discuss bird families, terminology, tips for birding in different hab ...
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peter pan
Peter Pan
Family event
Alnwick
Originally written by J.M.Barrie By arrangement with Great Ormond Street Hospital, Childrens Charity and Samuel French Ltd. Alnwick Theatre Club celebrate their 70th Anniversary by presenting thei ...
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PASADENA ROOF ORCHESTRA
PASADENA ROOF ORCHESTRA
Music & Dance
Alnwick
50th Anniversary The UK’s finest dance band playing music from the roaring 1920s and elegant 1930s is celebrating it’s 50th anniversary. A concert from the Pasadena Roof orchestra is a com ...
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Electric Bike
Electric Bike Demo Weekend
Cycling events
Hexham
An opportunity to test ride electric bikes from Raleigh, Haibike and Lapierre. Guided group rides available throughout each day from 10am till 4pm. Helmets provided, please bring a debit/credit card t ...
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Rumpelstiltskin
Rumpelstiltskin
Music & Dance
Alnwick
An original adaptation of the beloved Grimm Brothers tale of Rumpelstiltskin filmed from a live performance at Northern Stage. ...
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Castle Vale Lily Pond Shelter
Walks around the Parks
Guided Walk/Tours
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Discover Castle Vale Park and Coronation Park on either side of the railway station, where recent investment from Heritage Lottery Fund and Big Lottery has reinvigorated these two little gems.  ...
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Daliso Chaponda
Daliso Chaponda
Talk/Lecture
Alnwick
Daliso shot to fame on Britain’s Got Talent and has gone on to amass over 100 million YouTube views, write and star in his critically acclaimed Radio 4 show Citizen of Nowhere, and appear on QI, ...
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OSCiLLATE
OSCiLLATE
Music & Dance
Alnwick
OSCiLLATE A ground breaking energetic tap dance experience choreographed by Avalon Rathgeb and Dre Torres that explores human interaction and the effects of miscommunication in Relationships. ...
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Counterfeit Seventies Show
Counterfeit Seventies Show
Music & Dance
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Having toured extensively with The Counterfeit Sixties show they now bring you their unique Seventies show from a decade of glam rock through to new wave music, and everything in between! Featuring th ...
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Jane Kell Exhibition
Jane Kell Exhibition
Exhibition
Alnmouth
Jane Kell is a colourist working within the tradition of realism who pushes the boundary with colour and form to achieve a semi-abstract quality in her work. ...
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Giselle
Giselle
Music & Dance
Alnwick
Join Ballet Theatre UK in one of the greatest ballets of all time, Giselle. A tragically romantic tale of a young girl who falls deeply in love however she would soon be deceived for he was betrothed ...
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Glendale Show 2020
Outdoor Event
Wooler
The Glendale Show is the premier show in North Northumberland, and attracts 10,000 visitors annually with its huge choice and variety of attractions for all members of the family. With the backdrop of ...
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