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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 Legendary Joust at Belsay Hall to your Itinerary

    Legendary Joust at Belsay Hall

    Northumberland

    Dates

    From:
    20 July 2019to21 July 2019

    English Heritage summer activities just got feisty with a Legendary Joust. Families looking for things to do in the North East this summer will love a visit to Belsay Hall, Gardens and Castle in July. Jousting goes back to its roots in this…

  3. Add Get Hands On With History at Belsay Hall to your Itinerary

    Get Hands On With History at Belsay Hall

    Northumberland

    Dates

    From:
    20 July 2019to1 Sept 2019

    English Heritage's Northumberland site Belsay Hall, Gardens and Castle have brilliant summer activities to keep the kids busy during the school holidays! Families looking for things to do in the North East this summer will love a visit to Belsay…

  4. Add Knights' Tournament at Belsay Hall to your Itinerary

    Knights' Tournament at Belsay Hall

    Northumberland

    Dates

    From:
    24 Aug 2019to26 Aug 2019

    English Heritage summer activities just got feisty with a Knights' Tournament. Families looking for things to do in the North East this summer will love a visit to Belsay Hall, Gardens and Castle in August. Go back in time and get closer to the…

  5. Add Pump Room Tours at The Alnwick Garden to your Itinerary

    Pump Room Tours at The Alnwick Garden

    Alnwick

    Dates

    From:
    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
  6. Add Lindisfarne Festival to your Itinerary

    Lindisfarne Festival

    Northumberland

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    29 Aug 2019to1 Sept 2019

    Independent, affordable and unpretentious, Lindisfarne Festival differentiates itself by offering a boutique festival experience without the expensive price-tag.

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    Price £87.50 Per Ticket Type
  7. Add Titan the Robot to your Itinerary

    Titan the Robot

    Alnwick

    Dates

    From:
    28 July 2019to29 July 2019
    From:
    25 Aug 2019to26 Aug 2019

    8ft of Steaming Robotic Loveliness....
    The Titan the Robot show is a unique blend of comedy, street theatre and music creating a fascinating show that is unrivalled in the world today! Funny, fast paced and full of surprises, Titan is the ultimate…

  8. Add Makers and Bakers Market to your Itinerary

    Makers and Bakers Market

    Northumberland

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    From:
    10 Aug 2019to10 Aug 2019
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    14 Sept 2019to14 Sept 2019
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    12 Oct 2019to12 Oct 2019
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    9 Nov 2019to9 Nov 2019
    From:
    14 Dec 2019to14 Dec 2019

    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, every second Saturday of the Month.

    Visitors to the…

    Price

    Free
  9. Add Matt Stokes: Soundmirror to your Itinerary

    Matt Stokes: Soundmirror

    Northumberland

    Dates

    From:
    20 July 2019to22 Sept 2019

    In Summer 2019, Museums Northumberland is thrilled to be sharing some of Northumberland's most extraordinary hidden stories with you.

    Over the past year we have been working closely with artist Matt Stokes to explore and reveal hidden stories from…

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    Price Free to £7.00 Per Ticket Type
  10. Add Around The World with Phileas Fogg Street Theatre to your Itinerary

    Around The World with Phileas Fogg Street Theatre

    Alnwick

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    From:
    24 July 2019to25 July 2019

    The year is 1872 and it's day 79 of the journey.
    Our intrepid adventurers are just hours away from crossing the finish line at the Reform Club. If they can just coerce their hot air balloons to go in the right direction, they stand to win a grand…

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