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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 Winter Light Trail at Alnwick Garden to your Itinerary

    Winter Light Trail at Alnwick Garden

    Alnwick

    Dates

    From:
    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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  2. Add A Night of New Fairytales for Northumberland with November Club to your Itinerary

    A Night of New Fairytales for Northumberland with November Club

    Wansbeck

    Dates

    From:
    18 Oct 2019to18 Oct 2019

    Sit back and experience the magic of Northumberland, its people and challenges brought to life through puppetry and performance, music and wonder. Inspired by traditional fairytales hear three new stories drawing on the rich heritage, landscape and…

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    Price £4.00 to £15.00 Per Ticket Type
  3. Add Grand Lantern Parade at Alnwick Garden to your Itinerary

    Grand Lantern Parade at Alnwick Garden

    Alnwick

    Dates

    From:
    23 Nov 2019to23 Nov 2019

    Led by 'Spark', The Alnwick Garden Grand Lantern Parade is a magical live music, light and movement spectacular. The procession will make its way from The Alnwick Garden into the centre of Alnwick Town. Come and see The Grand Lantern Parade on…

  4. Add New Year's Eve at Alnwick Castle to your Itinerary

    New Year's Eve at Alnwick Castle

    Alwinton

    Dates

    From:
    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…

    Price

    Price £85.00 Per Ticket Type
  5. Add Christmas Party Nights at Alnwick Castle to your Itinerary

    Christmas Party Nights at Alnwick Castle

    Alnwick

    Dates

    From:
    30 Nov 2019to14 Dec 2019

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

    Price

    Price £30.00 Per Ticket Type
  6. Add An Audience With Father Christmas at Belsay Hall to your Itinerary

    An Audience With Father Christmas at Belsay Hall

    Belsay

    Dates

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    30 Nov 2019to8 Dec 2019

    Have you been on your best behaviour this year? If so Father Christmas is waiting for you at Belsay Hall. Gather round for Christmas tales by the tree and take the chance to get a photo with the big man himself. There's a gift in store for every…

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    Price £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  7. Add Candlelight Concert by Antiphon at Hexham Abbey to your Itinerary

    Candlelight Concert by Antiphon at Hexham Abbey

    Hexham

    Dates

    From:
    23 Nov 2019to23 Nov 2019

    Antiphon are a chamber choir based in the Northumbrian Tyne Valley with a particular interest in early sacred music. Under the leadership of our conductor John Roper, one of the choir’s main activities is singing sacred music of the Renaissance and…

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    Price Free to £16.50 Per Ticket Type
  8. Add A Night of New Fairytales for Northumberland to your Itinerary

    A Night of New Fairytales for Northumberland

    Hexham

    Dates

    From:
    19 Oct 2019to19 Oct 2019

    Sit back and experience the magic of Northumberland, it's people and challenges brought to life through puppetry and performance, music and wonder.

    Inspired by traditional fairytales hear three new stories drawing on the rich heritage, landscape…

    Price

    Price £4.00 to £15.00 Per Ticket Type
  9. Add A Night of New Fairytales for Northumberland to your Itinerary

    A Night of New Fairytales for Northumberland

    Wansbeck

    Dates

    From:
    18 Oct 2019to18 Oct 2019

    Sit back and experience the magic of Northumberland, it's people and challenges brought to life through puppetry and performance, music and wonder.

    Inspired by traditional fairytales hear three new stories drawing on the rich heritage, landscape…

    Price

    Price £4.00 to £15.00 Per Ticket Type
  10. Add Lunch With Santa at Alnwick Castle to your Itinerary

    Lunch With Santa at Alnwick Castle

    Alnwick

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    8 Dec 2019to8 Dec 2019
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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…

    Price

    Price £15.00 to £18.00 Per person per day

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