Events in Northumberland

If you're visiting NewcastleGateshead any time soon, you might be interested in the events in Northumberland that take place throughout the year. From music festivals to foodie extravaganza's, historic exhibitions and sporting events, experience traditional Northumberland music, art, food, history and life first-hand, within this diverse and fascinating region.

There are countless things to do in Northumberland during Spring and Summer which will keep kids occupied during the half term and school holidays. Join a number of the guided walks around at the likes of Wallington Hall or Cragside Gardens, or explore the region for the chance to take part in egg hunts at Easter, baking days, archaeological 'digging' adventures, crafts classes and nature trails during the summer, as well as themed days out such as Broomstick Riding at Alnwick Castle.

And Northumberland isn't just great for the kids. Adults can pick and choose from a selection of festivals and markets including the Lindisfarne Music Festival, Alnwick Beer Festival and Belford Arts Festival to get a true taste of the friendly Northumberland culture. Those who live for the outdoors are also spoiled for choice, with running and cycling events throughout the year, which will get active types training and on the move. If relaxation is more your thing, there are also open garden days through the National Gardens Scheme which allow you to experience the tranquil Northumberland countryside and public gardens at leisure.

The festive season also brings plenty of activities and events to Northumberland, which cater for every age and interest. A number of National Trust venues, English Heritage sites and public tourist attractions hold special weekend and seasonal events such as ghost tours at the likes of Chillingham Castle and autumn walks during to see local wildlife such as red squirrels in their natural habitat. You can also get into the festive spirit with organised Bonfire Nights, pumpkin carving at Halloween and New Year firework displays in the likes of Alnwick, Hexham and Morpeth.

Many of the towns in Northumberland also hold annual Christmas markets and winter events such as Astronomy evenings at Kielder where you can observe the stars in the clear night sky.

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  1. Add Rocketman Outdoor Cinema at Alnwick Castle to your Itinerary

    Rocketman Outdoor Cinema at Alnwick Castle

    Alnwick

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    29 Aug 2020to29 Aug 2020

    An amazing outdoor cinema experience at Alnwick Castle with a showing of the fantastic Rocketman! (15)

    'Rocketman' is an epic musical fantasy about the uncensored human story of Sir Elton John's breakthrough years. The film follows his…

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  2. Add Dino Week! at Alnwick Garden to your Itinerary

    Dino Week! at Alnwick Garden

    Alnwick

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    3 Apr 2020to19 Apr 2020

    This year - back by popular demand - come along and see our prehistoric pals! Interact with our magnificent friends with our Dinosaur Street Theatre

    Times: 11.30, 1.00 and 3.00 Dates: Friday 3rd & Saturday 4th April Friday 10th & Saturday 11th…

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  3. Add Easter Adventure Quest at Beslay Hall to your Itinerary

    Easter Adventure Quest at Beslay Hall

    Belsay

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    4 Apr 2020to19 Apr 2020

    Join the hunt for dragon eggs on a legendary quest this Easter holiday. Crack the clues as you and your family follow the trail through the grounds of the Hall. Intrepid adventurers who track down the dragon egg will get a certificate and a sticker…

  4. Add 2020 Exhibition at Alnwick Garden to your Itinerary

    2020 Exhibition at Alnwick Garden

    Alnwick

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    20 Apr 2020to31 Aug 2020

    Come along this Spring to see our amazing exhibition, during which you will see and hear from many people who have been part of the growth over the last 20 years. For all of our visitors this will be a thought provoking journey down memory lane…

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  5. Add Lego Model at Alnwick Garden to your Itinerary

    Lego Model at Alnwick Garden

    Alnwick

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    30 Mar 2020to31 Dec 2020

    The Alnwick Garden has been sculpted out of Lego! It's by far the best way to see the entire Garden - down to the minutest detail - all in one go!  See the Cherry Orchard, The Rose Garden and our Roots & Shoots Garden in miniature then hot foot…

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  6. Add Disney The Lion King Outdoor Cinema at Alnwick Castle to your Itinerary

    Disney The Lion King Outdoor Cinema at Alnwick Castle

    Alnwick

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    30 Aug 2020to30 Aug 2020

    Hakuna Matata! An amazing outdoor cinema experience at Alnwick Castle with a showing of the fantastic The Lion King! (PG)

    The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends,…

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  7. Add Alnwick Castle 'On Location' Tour to your Itinerary

    Alnwick Castle 'On Location' Tour

    Alnwick

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    27 Mar 2020to25 Oct 2020

    Hear behind-the-scenes filming anecdotes as an entertaining guide provides you with an engaging tour of the cinematic locations which have graced our walls.

    Best known for its starring role as Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in the first…

  8. Add Historical Grounds Tours at Alnwick Castle to your Itinerary

    Historical Grounds Tours at Alnwick Castle

    Alnwick

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    27 Mar 2020to25 Oct 2020

    Hear thrilling and harrowing stories from the long and eventful history of Alnwick Castle, as you walk the grounds with one of our knowledgeable guides.

    Alnwick Castle has been at the forefront of history for centuries. From attacks by Scottish…

  9. Add 17th Century Re-enactment at Alnwick Castle to your Itinerary

    17th Century Re-enactment at Alnwick Castle

    Alnwick

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    Witness a spectacular display of gun firing demonstrations, performed in the shadow of the majestic Alnwick Castle!

    See, hear and smell the British Civil Wars come to life with incredible live firing featuring musket and artillery.

    Between…

  10. Add Broomstick Training at Alnwick Castle to your Itinerary

    Broomstick Training at Alnwick Castle

    Alnwick

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    27 Mar 2020to25 Oct 2020

    Come fly with us at Alnwick Castle!

    Join our resident wizarding professors and take part in one of our world-famous broomstick training sessions, on the very spot where Harry had his first flying lesson in the film production of Harry Potter and…

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