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. Find Arts & Craft events in Northumberland below.

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  • Category group: , Arts and Crafts
  • Start date: 16/07/2018
  • End date: 14/10/2018
  • Type(s): Events
Medieval crafts and dressing up
Arts and Crafts
Budding knights and princesses can dress up in medieval finery and meet the squires and ladies of the castle ...

KSY Craft Fairs
Arts and Crafts
Newbiggin-by-the-Sea
Monthly Craft Fair. Local crafters. Third Sunday of the month. ...

Pitmen Painters Unseen
Exhibition
Ashington
A super collection of paintings by the celebrated Ashington Group (Pitmen Painters) many of which have never been on public display.  ...

Chippendale 300 Exhibition 'The Paxton Style: Neat & Substantially Good'
Exhibition
Berwick-upon-Tweed
To celebrate the tercentenary of Thomas Chippendale's birth, Chippendale 300 is a nationwide celebration of events inspired by the life, work and legacy of Thomas Chippendale, the most famous and infl ...

The Dough Zone
Family event
Ford and Etal Estate
Join the Dough Zone... young bakers are invited to come along to Heatherslaw Mill most Mondays to Wednesdays in the summer holidays and practice their skills!  ...

The Dough Zone
Family event
Ford and Etal Estate
Join the Dough Zone... young bakers are invited to come along to Heatherslaw Mill most Mondays to Wednesdays in the summer holidays and practice their skills!  ...

Pop up Market with St Abbs Traders
Arts and Crafts
Cornhill-on-Tweed
Now 'regulars' in the Ford & Etal calendar, the St Abbs market traders are returning to Etal this season.   ...

The Dough Zone
Family event
Ford and Etal Estate
Join the Dough Zone... young bakers are invited to come along to Heatherslaw Mill most Mondays to Wednesdays in the summer holidays and practice their skills!  ...

Pop-Up Ashington Group Hut
Exhibition
Ashington
Join us for an exciting opportunity where everyone can have a go at making art in our artist-led Pop-Up Ashington Group Hut. This fun and family friendly experience is inspired by the hut where the As ...

Natural Dyes
Arts and Crafts
Cornhill-on-Tweed
Discover the gorgeous colours from easy plants, find out how to use them on different natural fibres and fabrics. ...

Indigo & Shibori
Arts and Crafts
Cornhill-on-Tweed
Learn how to make an indigo vat, use simple running stitch, folding & clamping fabric.  Take home a bag & more. ...

Peg Loom Weaving
Arts and Crafts
Discover simple peg loom weaving with naturally dyed fleece and take home a mat, bag, hanging or small cushion cover. ...

Cupcake decorating
Arts and Crafts
Alnwick
This cupcake decorating workshop is recommended to anyone - it's fun and incredibly relaxing and certainly not competitive! It doesn't matter if you have no experience whatsoever, everyone will be mad ...

Jensen's Summer Food & Craft Fair
Arts and Crafts
After the success of last years Summer and Christmas Fair, Jensen's have set dates for this year. With a range of arts, crafts, food and drinks stalls in our marquee and around the courtyard. A perfec ...

Birdoswald section of the wall
Family event
Get to grips with the art of kite making in this spectacular setting.  Try it out in the family flying area, where we'll also give you some top tips on making it soar. ...

Bouquet Workshop with Cream Tea
Arts and Crafts
Alnwick
Discover how to create delicious liqueurs and learn tips and tricks to spice up your spirits in time for Christmas. ...

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