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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 Dan Snow: An Evening with 'The History Guy' at Alnwick Castle to your Itinerary

    Dan Snow: An Evening with 'The History Guy' at Alnwick Castle

    Alnwick

    Dates

    From:
    7 Mar 2019to7 Mar 2019

    Join Alnwick Castle as they welcome "The History Guy" Dan Snow for a fascinating talk – which includes some history of Alnwick - on Thursday 7 March 2019.

    The popular presenter, and well known historian, broadcaster and television presenter,...

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    Price £20.00 to £25.00 Per Ticket Type
  2. Add How to be a Roman Soldier at Chesters Roman Fort to your Itinerary

    How to be a Roman Soldier at Chesters Roman Fort

    Hexham

    Dates

    From:
    16 Feb 2019to24 Feb 2019

    This February half term, kids can join the Roman Army at Chesters Roman Fort, for hands-on Roman activities led by our Centurion.

    Get hands on with Northumberland's Roman story, as English Heritage brings to life Hadrian's Wall in the grounds...

  3. Add Butler School at Belsay Hall to your Itinerary

    Butler School at Belsay Hall

    Northumberland

    Dates

    From:
    16 Feb 2019to24 Feb 2019

    Being the Butler of a Victorian country house is no easy job. Do you think you've got what it takes? Make sure your shoes are polished, your clothes are immaculate and you're standing up straight. Learn about the etiquette of a country house, from...

  4. Add Mother's Day Afternoon Tea at Charlton Hall to your Itinerary

    Mother's Day Afternoon Tea at Charlton Hall

    Alnwick

    Dates

    From:
    31 Mar 2019to31 Mar 2019
    From:
    31 Mar 2019to31 Mar 2019

    This Mother's Day treat your mum in the most glorious way, with an Afternoon Tea at Charlton Hall.

    Served in the stunning Looking Glass, guests can enjoy a delicious afternoon tea with a Charlton Hall twist, and of course, a glass of prosecco...

  5. Add Coal Forest art trail opens at Woodhorn Museum to your Itinerary

    Coal Forest art trail opens at Woodhorn Museum

    Northumberland

    Dates

    From:
    27 Oct 2018to22 Apr 2019

    Coal Forest sees magical art installations pop up throughout Woodhorn Museum and its colliery heritage buildings from Saturday 27 October 2018 – Monday 22 April 2019.

    Accompanied by a six-month events programme that changes with the seasons - Let...

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    Price Free to £7.00 Per Ticket Type
  6. Add Belsay Horse Trials to your Itinerary

    Belsay Horse Trials

    Northumberland

    Dates

    From:
    1 June 2019to2 June 2019
    From:
    2 June 2019to2 June 2019

    Belsay Horse Trials is organised by Laura and Peter de Wesselow, who live at Belsay and represent the current generation of the Middleton family, alongside a committee of volunteers.

    Eventing is one of very few sports that genuinely allow people to...

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    Price £5.00 to £25.00 Per Ticket Type
  7. Add Stress Conferences to your Itinerary

    Stress Conferences

    Longframlington

    Dates

    From:
    25 Apr 2019to26 Apr 2019

    On behalf of Organizing Committee we tend to invite all the participants from all a part of the globe to attend the strain conference entitled "6th International Conference on Depression, Anxiety and Stress Management" on April 25-26, 2019 at...

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    Price £510.00 Per Ticket Type
  8. Add Prang to your Itinerary

    Prang

    Alnmouth

    Dates

    From:
    15 Feb 2019to29 Mar 2019

    Prang〰️
    Friday 15th February until 29th March 2019

    Join us at the Old School Gallery for the first exhibition for 2019.

    It's a collision of two artists who have similar aesthetic starting points and influences.

    Stephen Jefferey is a graduate of...

    Price

    Free
  9. Add Red Row Vintage Rally to your Itinerary

    Red Row Vintage Rally

    Amble

    Dates

    From:
    3 Aug 2019to4 Aug 2019

    Red Row Vintage Rally

  10. Add Murder Mystery to your Itinerary

    Murder Mystery

    Morpeth

    Dates

    From:
    23 Feb 2019to23 Feb 2019

    MURDER ON THE DANCE FLOOR
    Get your glitz and glamour on and join the team behind
    the glittering dance show that was once much loved by
    the nation. However, over the last two series viewing
    figures have dropped dramatically and the...

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    Price £49.50 Per Ticket Type

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