‘We wish you a merry Christmas, we wish you a merry Christmas…’

Northumberland is a truly magical place at Christmas, whatever your age or interest. Let the excitement build in the run up to the big day with a full range of Christmas events coming to Northumberland over the next 6 weeks. After all, ‘tis the season to be jolly…’

Christmas events in Northumberland

Deck the halls...in Northumberland

Indulge in festive foodie treats and pick up beautiful themed decorations at a Christmas market. Take a turn around an ice-skating rink. Most importantly, meet Father Christmas!

Families will love the theatrical Kielder Winter Wonderland, an award-winning event held in Kielder Water & Forest Park. Wrap-up warm and enjoy a full day experience of activities and surprises to delight the children, as well as a personalised visit to Father Christmas in his secret hideaway.

Step back in time at one of our stately homes and halls. Discover how Christmas was celebrated in Victorian times and join in the carol singing. Gorge on mince pies and warm yourself up with a drop or two of mulled wine.

Whatever your fancy, there's plenty to choose from in the list of events below.

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Winter Wonderland Birds
Family event
These magical giant birds with their stunning fanned tails are illuminated for a winter wonderland spectacular as a living example of the song lyric from the Twelve Days of Christmas ‘Two Callin ...

Kielder Winter Wonderland
Outdoor Event
Make magical memories to last a lifetime at Kielder Winter Wonderland!   ...

Christmas Belles
Family event
Summon the spirit of Christmas past with these charming Christmas Belles. Our joyous duo shimmer scarlet with waving gold ribbons and ring out yuletide chimes of good cheer with syncopated hand ch ...

The Alnwick Garden Light Show
Family event
The Alnwick Garden has been transformed into a festive delight for the family. Whilst meandering through The Garden at night, enjoy the Christmas lights to truly get you in the Christmas spirit. ...

Jack and the Beanstalk
Family event
Seaton Delaval
Our hero Jack, his mother Dame Trott and his brother Simon haven’t a bean to their name! Their friendly cow Daisy has gone dry and worse still the village is being destroyed by the evil giant Bl ...

Ashington Christmas Light Switch-On & Christmas Market
Family event
A fun family event is planned to run from 1pm till 7pm on the main section of Station Road. The event will include musical performances, children’s fairground rides, face painting and costumed c ...

Santa's Arrival at Berwick Garden Centre
Family event
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Welcome Santa to Berwick Garden Centre! Arrive for 10.15am for a MAGICal surprise from Damo and Marvo before meeting Santa at 11am. Visit Santa every Saturday & Sunday 11-4pm, until Christmas. Las ...

A Christmas Soirée at Charlton Hall
Music & Dance
Alnwick
Celebrate the festive season in style this December at Charlton Hall. Enjoy a sparkling drinks reception, a delicious 3 course dinner then party the night away with a live DJ set in our magical glass ...

Christmas at Mary Ann Rogers Gallery
Arts and Crafts
Hexham
Step in, enjoy a warm welcome with complimentary mulled wine and home-made mince pies and browse the paintings of one of the UK's most popular artists. Famous for her strutting cockerels, bouncing ho ...

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