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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 Poison Garden Tours at The Alnwick Garden to your Itinerary

    Poison Garden Tours at The Alnwick Garden

    Alnwick

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    13 June 2019to31 Dec 2019

    Myths and legends are uncovered alongside gruesome scientific fact and history at The Alnwick Garden. The Poison Garden features many plants grown unwittingly in back gardens, and which can be found in the British countryside. How much do you know…

  2. Add Lunch With Santa at Alnwick Castle to your Itinerary

    Lunch With Santa at Alnwick Castle

    Alnwick

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    15 Dec 2019to15 Dec 2019
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    21 Dec 2019to21 Dec 2019
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    22 Dec 2019to22 Dec 2019

    Santa Claus is taking a little break from preparing all your presents in the North Pole to pay a very special visit to Alnwick Castle! Join us for a delicious family lunch in The Courtyard Restaurant followed by a visit from the man himself as he…

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    Price £15.00 to £18.00 Per person per day
  3. Add Christmas Party Nights at Alnwick Castle to your Itinerary

    Christmas Party Nights at Alnwick Castle

    Alnwick

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    30 Nov 2019to14 Dec 2019

    Celebrate in true style this year with a twinkling, shimmering Christmas party at Alnwick Castle, Northumberland.

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    Price £30.00 Per Ticket Type
  4. Festive Northumberland: Enchanted Belsay and Kielder Winter Wonderland

    Northumberland

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    16 Nov 2019to23 Dec 2019
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    5 Dec 2019to22 Dec 2019

    Step into a truly festive Northumberland this winter where two major events for the family will take place. Get ready to be enchanted as English Heritage Belsay Hall, Castle and Garden and Kielder Water and Forest Park sprinkle their seasonal magic.…

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    Price £37.50 Per Ticket Type to £39.50 Per person per day
  5. Add New Year's Eve at Alnwick Castle to your Itinerary

    New Year's Eve at Alnwick Castle

    Alwinton

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    31 Dec 2019to31 Dec 2019

    This New Year's Eve at Alnwick Castle Enjoy a delicious five course dinner, drinks & entertainment in our majestic Guest Hall. Dance the night away to the fabulous Maverick Rejects & our Resident DJ

    For more info on the menu go to https://www…

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    Price £85.00 Per Ticket Type
  6. Add Pump Room Tours at The Alnwick Garden to your Itinerary

    Pump Room Tours at The Alnwick Garden

    Alnwick

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    13 June 2019to31 Dec 2019

    Delve a little further into The Alnwick Garden with a tour of The Grand Cascade and Pump Room. Learn how this magnificent structure pumps huge quantities of water every minute allowing you to enjoy the water displays. Ask a member of staff for more…

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    Price £10.00 Per Ticket Type
  7. Add Kielder Winter Wonderland to your Itinerary

    Kielder Winter Wonderland

    Northumberland

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    16 Nov 2019to23 Dec 2019

    Your adventure to Kielder Winter Wonderland begins when you follow the Winter Wonderland star which leads you to the enchanted magical forest where a special surprise awaits.

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    Book Kielder Winter Wonderland Online (opens in a new window)

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    Price £39.50 Per Ticket Type
  8. Add The Courtyard Christmas Fine Dining Evening at Alnwick Castle to your Itinerary

    The Courtyard Christmas Fine Dining Evening at Alnwick Castle

    Alnwick

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    20 Dec 2019to20 Dec 2019

    In this special Christmas edition of our fine dining evenings at Alnwick Castle, experience a decadent four-course meal meticulously prepared by our resident Head Chef and his brigade.   Dinner is served in the enchanting surroundings of The…

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    Price £45.00 Per Ticket Type
  9. Add Father Christmas at Alnwick Garden to your Itinerary

    Father Christmas at Alnwick Garden

    Alnwick

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    23 Nov 2019to22 Dec 2019
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    2 Dec 2019to13 Dec 2019
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    16 Dec 2019to23 Dec 2019
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    24 Dec 2019to24 Dec 2019

    Meet Father Christmas and his cheeky elves, hidden in his magical grotto and receive a gift. Booking is essential.  Tickets are now sold out for 2019. Weekends 23rd November - 22nd December : 10am - 5:30pm Weekdays 2nd December - 13th December :…

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    Book Father Christmas at Alnwick Garden Online (opens in a new window)

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    Price £17.95 Per Ticket Type
  10. Add Winter Light Trail at Alnwick Garden to your Itinerary

    Winter Light Trail at Alnwick Garden

    Alnwick

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    13 Dec 2019to22 Dec 2019

    The Alnwick Garden will come to life with sound and light like you have never seen before! This after dark spectacular is fun for all the family and will have your senses buzzing and your heart filled with seasonal spirit.

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