What's on in Northumberland

Northumberland Days Out

Alnwick Farmers Market
Alnwick Farmers Market
31/10/2014 - 29/12/2017 www.alnwickmarkets.co.uk

 9.00 - 14.00 - This market takes place on the last Friday of every month, in the centre of the town.

The Centre, 27 Fenkle Street, Alnwick NE66 1HW

There has been a market in Alnwick for generations and is a showcase for local produce.

Brick Planet at Woodhorn
Brick Planet at Woodhorn
14/02/2015 - 31/05/2015 www.experiencewoodhorn.com

Pop along for a fmaily day out at Woodhorn Museum and discover a minature world of popular landmarks built in Lego.

 Dates: 14th February - 22 March and 1st April  - 31st May 2015

Daffodil Spectacular - Howick Hall and Gardens
Daffodil Spectacular - Howick Hall and Gardens
14/04/2015 - 20/05/2015 www.howickhallgardens.org

 Explore golden daffodils as you take a stroll through the woodland walks at Howick. 

Amble Puffin Festival
Amble Puffin Festival
24/05/2015 - 31/05/2015 www.amblepuffinfest.co.uk

 Amble Puffin Festival is a popular annual event which celebrates everything Puffin. With live music, entertainment, arts and craft and photo exhibitions this is a great family event with something for everyone.

Downtown Abbey - Alnwick Castle
Downtown Abbey - Alnwick Castle
01/04/2015 - 31/08/2015 www.alnwickcastle.com/explore/downton-abbey

The cast and crew of the popular drama series Downton Abbey spent two busy weeks at the castle in July and August 2014, filming in the spectacular State Rooms, as well as in the castle's grounds and at the semi-ruined Hulne Abbey in the Duke of Northumberland's parklands in Alnwick.

This year, visitors to Alnwick Castle can explore a new Downton Abbey exhibition, featuring photography, costumes, and props from the filming.

Mini Raders and Invaders
Mini Raders and Invaders
23/05/2015 - 26/05/2015 www.visitnorthumberland.com

Learn the skills of a Viking warrior. Paint your own shield, have a go in the Kids Battle and hear gruesome tales of Viking invasions on the North East shores.

The Vikings are Coming - Bamburgh Castle
The Vikings are Coming - Bamburgh Castle
24/05/2015 - 25/05/2015 www.visitnorthumberland.com

 The Northumbria Herred of the Vikings invades the castle to show us what life was like with a tented camp, talks and demonstrations. (Included in admission)

Jurassic Garden - Alnwick Garden
Jurassic Garden - Alnwick Garden
14/06/2015 www.visitnorthumberland.com

At The Alnwick Garden for one day only, travel back in time to the Jurassic period, glimpse T- Rex and Velociraptors as they stalk through The Alnwick Garden. Try our dig site to discover giant dinosaur bones and long lost fossil, and get up close with some of the less ferocious baby dinosaurs.

Mr Stink - Warkworth Castle
Mr Stink - Warkworth Castle
31/07/2015 www.visitnorthumberland.com

 An outdoor performance of the funny and moving story of Mr Stink, written by David Walliams. Suitable for all ages, an entertaining and thought provoking evening is guaranteed. Please note: Booking recommended as places are limited.Doors open at 6.15pm, performance starts at 7pm.

The Secret Garden - Alnwick Garden
The Secret Garden - Alnwick Garden
05/08/2015 www.alnwickgarden.co.uk

This most enchanting story loved by generations. Alive with music and song and an array of especially designed puppet creatures, Mary’s story and The Secret Garden promises to capture the very spirit of summer and to be one of the highlights of the open-air garden theatre season.

Performance starts at 6:30pm Tickets £8 per person Under 3yrs free Booking is essential. Please call 01665 511354

Villages in Time Guided Walks
Villages in Time Guided Walks
04/04/2015 - 04/10/2015 www.visitnorthumberland.com

Throughout the summer, guided walks will take place several times a week in Seahouses and Beadnell, throughout the coastal historical sites of each of the villages. The Seahouses walk is suitable for anybody able to walk approximately two miles. The Beadnell walk goes over sand and rough ground, so if anybody in a scooter or who is uncomfortable walking on such ground is advised to consider its suitability for them.

Maker Faire - Centre For Life
Maker Faire - Centre For Life
25/04/2015 - 26/05/2015 www.life.org.uk/whats-on

Maker Faire UK is a two day family friendly festival of invention and creativity, bringing together over 300 hackers, crafters, coders, DIYers and garden shed inventors from across the world – people who love to make and who want to share their passion with the public.

 

Corbridge Festival
Corbridge Festival
11/07/2015 www.corbridge-festival.co.uk

 The Corbridge Festival is a magical mid-summer music festival, lovingly crafted and tailor-made for the whole family. …With its picturesque location, amazing musical line up and magical atmosphere, this hidden gem of the North East could just be the highlight of your Summer. Tickets can be purchased through the website link above.

The North Sea Tall Ships Regatta
The North Sea Tall Ships Regatta
26/08/2016 - 29/08/2016 www.northern-drift.net

The North Sea Tall Ships Regatta is heading to Northumberland for the 1st time. Some of the largest and most spectacular Tall Ships in the world will sail into Blyth. The weekend will be a festival of celebration, with concerts, a sea battle, sporting competitions and a crew parade.

Alnmouth Arts Festival
Alnmouth Arts Festival
20/06/2015 - 21/06/2015 alnmouthartsfestival.com

Alnmouth Arts Festival is a free event open between 10am till 5pm. The village of Alnmouth throws open its doors and invites you to see a variety of fantastic art. There is an art trail in both indoor and outdoor venues in this picturesque village. Highlights include arts and craft demonstrations, live music in the park on Saturday evening and free children's activities in the park.

North East Chilli Fest
North East Chilli Fest
04/07/2015 - 05/07/2015 www.chillifest-ne.co.uk

Saturday 4th July - Sunday 4th July 2015

Seaton Deleval Hall, The Avenue, Seaton Sluice, Northumberland NE26 4QR

Come and try an array of different Chilli products and test your tastebuds!

The Summertyne Americana Festival
The Summertyne Americana Festival
17/07/2015 - 19/07/2015 www.sagegateshead.com/tour-dates/summertyne-americana-festival-2015

Sage Gateshead, St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead NE8 2JR

Celebrate the 10th birthday of SummerTyne's Americana Festival with a weekend of American Roots music. 

 

 

 

 

Seafield Ocean Leisure Club - Day Escapes and Spa Packages
Seafield Ocean Leisure Club - Day Escapes and Spa Packages
20/02/2012 - 20/12/2016 www.ocean-club.co.uk

Seafield Ocean Club - Day Escapes ans Spa Packages

Why not treat yourself or a loved one whilst on holiday in Northumberland. In Seahouses you'll find a superb private leisure club which offers a selection of Day Esacpes and Spa Packages to non members  - perfect for special occassions! Prices start from £55. For more information about any of these packages, please call reception on: 01665 721600
 

Seahouses Food Craft Market
Seahouses Food Craft Market
05/05/2013 - 15/12/2017 www.seahouses.org

Every Sunday at the Bunker in Seahouses between 11-4pm

 There will be a variety of stalls with an array of home produced goodies and quality gifts, with many of the sellers living in the Northumberland area. These can include homemade scones & cakes, handmade fudge & chocolate, handmade soaps, lotions & potions, silver and copper jewellery, handmade garden ornaments & plaques, jams & chutneys, soft toys, plants, homemade ginger wine, scarves and more (stalls will vary from time to time)

This is a free event for the public, but we are weather dependent so please ring 07811 169200 to check before travelling.

 

Newcastle Markets
Newcastle Markets
07/02/2014 - 07/11/2018 www.newcastle.gov.uk

Newcastle Farmers Market

Newcastle Farmers Market held on the first Friday of every month at Grey's Monument between 9.30am till 2.00pm.

Newcastle Quayside Market

There is also a market on every Sunday on the Quayside. This is a very popular market held every week on Sunday between 9.30-4pm. You'll find artists, designers, jewellers, food producers, photographers, ceramic artists and fashionistas as well as street artists and buskers.

Seven Stories - Moving Stories Exhibition
Seven Stories - Moving Stories Exhibition
30/04/2014 - 30/04/2015 www.sevenstories.org.uk

Moving Stories is a brand new exhibition to Seven Stories which openend in April this year. All areas of the exhibition will focus on different aspects of storytelling and featured stories include Alice in Wonderland, The Gruffalo and The Borrowers as well as fairy tales including Snow White, Cinderella and Shrek. With 7 floors to explore including the creative station, the Cafe, the Artist's Attic, Book Lab and Story Den, there is lots for children to see and do!