Family events in Northumberland
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Family events in Northumberland

Family events in Northumberland

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 family events in Northumberland below.

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  • Start date: 21/08/2019
  • End date: 19/11/2019
  • Type(s): Events
Summer of Fun
Summer of Fun
Family event
Morpeth
There is a full programme of exciting events and activities everyday throughout the Summer Holidays!!!! Making sure you can have some Farmtastic Fun whatever the weather!!!! Daily Activities Cuddle a ...
20/07/2019 to 01/09/2019
The Dough Zone
The Dough Zone
Family event
Ford and Etal Estate
Kids - get messy in the Dough Zone this summer at Heatherslaw Mill at the Monday-Friday bread-making sessions. ...
There are 9 dates matching your search
Vintage Summer Fayre
Vintage Summer Fayre
Family event
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Come to Ford village and enjoy some traditional fun with pony and trap rides, bow top caravans, crafts stalls and demonstrations by a farrier. You can also tuck into a barbecue and have a drink at the ...
25/08/2019 to 25/08/2019
The 127th Glendale Show
The 127th Glendale Show
Shows & Displays
Wooler
The Glendale Show is the premier show in North Northumberland, and attracts 12,000 visitors annually with its huge choice and variety of attractions for all members of the family. With the backdrop of ...
26/08/2019 to 26/08/2019
Etal Show
Etal Show
Family event
Cornhill-on-Tweed
Come and join in the fun at Etal Show, a quintessentially British event. ...
01/09/2019 to 01/09/2019
Makers and Bakers Market
Makers and Bakers Market
Family event
Cramlington
Manor Walks’ food and craft market features independent traders from across the North East selling homemade goods and home grown produce, from 9am-5pm both indoors and outdoors of the centre, ev ...
There are 3 dates matching your search
Flour Festival
Flour Festival
Food Event
Ford and Etal Estate
A brand new festival at Heatherslaw Miill, celebrating all things floury! Classes, competitions and activities throughout the day, with free entry into the mill (donations welcome).  ...
22/09/2019 to 22/09/2019

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