Northumberland Events *please check before you plan a visit - many of these events may be postponed because of Covid-19*
Warkworth Show Held annually in mid-August since 1859 in the grounds of Warkworth Castle, Warkworth Show offers visitors the unique opportunity to explore one of Northumberland's iconic castles as well as experiencing an integral part of village life in this historic community. See warkworthshow.co.uk for further information. Alnwick Markets - Held in the Market Place every Saturday and on Thursdays between April and December between 9am and 4pm. Please see www.alnwickmarkets.co.uk for more details. Morpeth Market Held every Wednesday in the Market Place (opposite the Town Hall) between 9am and 4pm weather permitting! Please click here for more information Farmers' Markets in Northumberland Alnwick (Market Square) – last Friday of the month (except September and December) between 9am and 2pm Berwick (The Maltings) – last Sunday of the month Greenhead Hadrian’s Wall Market (Village Hall) – second Sunday of every month Hexham (Market Place) – second and fourth Saturday of the month Morpeth (Market Place) – first Saturday of the month Newcastle (Grey’s Monument) – first Friday in each month Ponteland (Memorial Hall, Darras Road) – fourth Saturday of the month Tynemouth (Metro Station) – third Saturday in each month Amble RNLI Coffee Mornings Amble   Lifeboat   Fundraisers   (ALF)   hold   monthly   coffee   mornings   on   Sunday   mornings   from   1000   until   1300   at the   lifeboat   station   to   raise   much   needed   funds.   They   have   a   variety   of   home-made   cakes,   scones   and   soup,   a tombola   and   an   opportunity   to   see   the   two   lifeboats.   The   station   shop   is   also   open   selling   a   variety   of   RNLI souvenirs. RNLI Volunteers and support Amble   Lifeboat   Fundraisers   (ALF)   continue   to   look   for   more   volunteers   who   can   give   up   an   hour   or   two   each month   to   help   organise   and   run   various   fundraising   activities   with   all   proceeds   going   towards   saving   lives   at   sea. ALF meets on the first Wednesday of the month at the lifeboat station. Anyone interested please contact the Lifeboat Station. www.amblelifeboat.org.uk Annual Events (please check indivudual websites for dates for these events) Northumberland Resident's Festival (March) Local attractions open at discounted rates for Northumberland residents! Check back for details! Burgham International Horse Trials - March and July Click on www.burghamhorsetrials.co.uk for further information. Morpeth Northumbrian Gathering - April . See www.northumbriana.org.uk/gathering for information RABC Push the Boat Out Event - Spring Bank Holiday Weekend (May) @ Alnmouth. A River Aln Boat Club volunteer event offering free, short ‘have a go’ sailing taster sessions. We plan 30 minute rowing, sailing and canoing sessions on the estuary. Come half an hour in advance for check-in and briefing. Open to able-bodied first time and lapsed boaters of all ages. Bring a change of clothes plus wellies or old shoes and come prepared to get you and your feet a bit wet. For more details and to book please click here. Rothbury Food + Craft Festival – May Day Bank Holiday Monday . See here for further details Northumberland Coastal Challenge – May Day Bank Holiday. A 26 mile linear walk following the coast from just north of Bamburgh to Alnmouth. Click here for further information . Tynemouth Food Festival - May See facebook.com/tynemouthfoodfestival for further details NORTHUMBERLAND DAY - Late MAY Bank Holiday Sunday Celebrate everything about our fantastic County of Northumberland! 14 days of events from mid May to early June. The very first Northumberland Day was celebrated on Sunday 28 May 2017. See www.northumberlandday.net and their FaceBook page Belsay Horse Trials - June Fantastic   family   days   out   and   a   great   weekend   of   Eventing   against   the   stunning   backdrop   of   historic   Belsay   Hall, Castle and Gardens in Northumberland. See here for further information Allendale Fair - June Click here for more information Druridge Bay 10K – Late May Bank Holiday Sunday The   Druridge   Bay   10K   course   comprises   good   quality   footpaths   and   firm   sand   and   offers   a   challenge   to   club runners, beginners and fun runners alike. Northumberland County Show - Late May Bank Holiday Monday Held at Bywell. Put the next date in your diary now for a fantastic day out. Click here for more information Festival of the Heavy Horse - June Held   at   Etal   Showground   in   Northumberland.   A   fantastic   family   fun   day   out   -   see   heavyhorsefestival.co.uk     for more details Morpeth Fair Day - June . Click here for further information Mighty Dubfest - June @ Alnwick Pastures Family friendly VW festival. See www.mightydubfest.co.uk for tickets and information Aln Valley Railway Classic & Vintage Vehicle Show - June Please click HERE for details and latest information Alnmouth Arts Festival – June This   annual   event   is   held   over   a   single   summer   weekend   in   late   June,   involving   the   entire   village   of   Alnmouth and   utilises   a   wide   range   of   venues.     It   is   a   unique   event   among   north   Northumberland   villages   and   enjoys   a high reputation with both the public and the participants. Click here for more details Events at Warkworth Castle – throughout July/August A variety of events take place at the Castle throughout the year but especially during the summer months Click here for latest information Craft Fairs at Cresswell Village Hall - Sunday in July 10am - 2pm (also in August & September) Handmade Crafts, Food Stalls, Ice Cream, Dog Friendly Event + Beach, Vintage Caravan Tea Room Something for Everyone.FREE ENTRY Rothbury Music Festival - July A weekend of traditional music, dance and events in Rothbury in the beautiful Coquet Valley. Click here for further details Burgham International Horse Trials - July Click on www.burghamhorsetrials.co.uk for further information. Alnmouth   Raft   Races   –     August .     Check   back   for   latest   information   -   lots   of   fun   and   a   visit   from   Amble   RNLI Inshore Lifeboat Powburn Show - August Held   on   the   first   Saturday   in   August,   Powburn   is   the   first   of   the   annual   Cheviot   Sheep   and   Horticultural   Shows.   See www.powburnshow.com for details of the next event. Red Row Vintage Club Annual Rally - early August at Druridge Bay Country Park. The   North   East's   most   popular   Steam   and   Vintage   Fair.   Come   and   see   classic   cars,   motorbikes,   vintage   tractors and stationary engines as well as craft stalls and trade stands. A great family day out. Contact John Dunn for further information. See @NlandSteamFair for latest details. Alnwick Music Festival – early August Eight days of music, song and dance in and around the historic town of Alnwick. Click here for more details Glanton Show - August Click here for details of Glanton Show Acklington Scarecrow Weekend - August. This popular event will again take place in August. Latest details will appear here Coquetfest - August @ Druridge Bay Country Park (dates TBC) A   three   day   festival   of   music,   beer,   beach   and   food   with   attractions   for   everyone   at   Duridge   Bay   Country   Park alongside a spectacular beach. A superb line up of Bands to be announced. Click here for more information Warkworth Flower Show – August The annual 'Exhibition' held in the grounds of historic Warkworth Castle. Further details on www.warkworthshow.co.uk Wittingham Show - August Check www.whittinghamshow.co.uk for updates on this event Warkworth Gin and Beer Festival - August Bank Holiday Weekend 201 details will appear here Volcano Night, Alnmouth, August Volcano Night is an annual charity bonfire competition on Alnmouth beach. It is run by the River Aln Boat Club (RABC) which promotes boating in the Alnmouth area, including dinghy and cruiser sailing, fishing and canoeing. See www.riveralnboatclub.org. For social and boating membership enquiries email riveralnboatclub@btinternet.com. Amble Harbour Day – August Bank Holiday Sunday @ 10am Amble's   biggest   and   best   day   of   the   year   and   all   for   a   great   cause!   Come   and   support   Amble's   Shannon   Appeal   - raising funds for a new Shannon Lifeboat! Stalls, Lifeboat displays, souvenirs - a great Bank Holiday day out! For further information click here Glendale Show – August Bank Holiday Monday The 122nd Agricultural Show - bringing town and countryside together. Gates open 9am. Click here for further information Seahouses Lifeboat Fete – August Bank Holiday Monday Annual Fundraising day in aid of the RNLI - stalls, displays, souvenirs - a great Bank Holiday day out! Click here for further information Swarland Show – August A   fun   family   based   village   show,   situated   in   the   north   Northumberland   village   of   Swarland.   It   is   a   great   family orientated day, with free children's activities, car boot sale, tea room, stalls, and fun dog show. Click here for further information. Castles Challenge Triathlon - September @ Bamburgh Castle See www.castlestriathlon.co.uk for further details Lindisfarne Festival - late August / early September An   opportunity   to   experience   a   weekend   like   no   other   -   the   festival   is   located   on   the   amazing   Northumberland coastline, with a spectacular backdrop of the mythical and historical Holy Island of Lindisfarne. See lindisfarnefestival.com for details. Berwick Food and Beer Festival – September Organised by Berwick's Slow Food Group, the Festival attracts thousands of visitors from all over the UK. Click here for more information Alnwick Food and Beer Festival – September After taking a break in 2015, the Festival will be back bigger and better than ever. See alnwickfoodfestival.co.uk for updates Berwick   Media   Arts   Festival   -   September .   Once   again   the   border   town   of   Berwick   will   be   transformed   into one   big   cinema   screen   through   film   premieres,   site-specific   installations   and   live   events   in   locations   across Berwick   and   along   the   town   walls,   attracting   over   8,000   visitors,   and   artists   and   filmmakers   from   all   corners   of the UK and Europe to Berwick. Click here for further details The Kielder Runs - October including Kielder Bike Run, Kielder 10k, Kielder Junior Races and Kielder Marathon See www.kieldermarathon.com for further information Alwinton   Show   –     October     Held   on   the   second   Saturday   of   October   every   year,   Alwinton   Show   is   the   last   show of the year, and one of the largest . Click here for further information M illfield Heavy Horse Association - Looking Back : October . A   weekend   looking   back   at   old   farming   practices   including   horse   drawn   ploughing.   Farmers'   Market,   craft   stalls and much more! See hayfarmheavies.co.uk for more information Northumberland Vintage Tractor Rally - October at Brunton Airfield nr Alnwick. See northumberlandvintagetractorclub.co.uk for further details. Amble   Christmas   Lights   –   November .   The   fun   begins   during   the   afternoon   with   events   on   Queen   Street followed   by   the   traditional   Christmas   parade   to   the   Town   Square.   Late   night   shopping,   festive   fun   and   also Santa will making an appearance! Warkworth   Christmas   Lights   -   November .     Held   at   the   historic   Market   Cross,   the   village   of   Warkworth   lights up   for   the   festive   season.     With   a   visit   from   Santa,   late   night   shopping   and   festive   singing,   an   event   not   to   be missed! Northumberland Music Festival – November See www.northumberlandmusicfestival.com for further information Also… THE SILL National Landscape Discovery Centre is now OPEN!!! Back to Home Page
EVENTS *please check before you plan a visit - many of these events may be postponed because of Covid-19* Warkworth Show Held annually in mid-August since 1859 in the grounds of Warkworth Castle, Warkworth Show offers visitors the unique opportunity to explore one of Northumberland's iconic castles as well as experiencing an integral part of village life in this historic community. See warkworthshow.co.uk for further information. Alnwick Markets - Held in the Market Place every Saturday and on Thursdays between April and December between 9am and 4pm. Please see www.alnwickmarkets.co.uk for more details. Morpeth Market Held every Wednesday in the Market Place (opposite the Town Hall) between 9am and 4pm weather permitting! Please click here for more information Farmers' Markets in Northumberland Alnwick   (Market   Square)   –   last   Friday   of   the   month   (except   September and December) between 9am and 2pm Berwick (The Maltings) – last Sunday of the month Greenhead    Hadrian’s    Wall    Market    (Village    Hall)    –    second    Sunday    of every month Hexham (Market Place) – second and fourth Saturday of the month Morpeth (Market Place) – first Saturday of the month Newcastle (Grey’s Monument) – first Friday in each month Ponteland (Memorial Hall, Darras Road) – fourth Saturday of the month Tynemouth (Metro Station) – third Saturday in each month Amble RNLI Coffee Mornings Amble   Lifeboat   Fundraisers   (ALF)   hold   monthly   coffee   mornings   on Sunday   mornings   from   1000   until   1300   at   the   lifeboat   station   to   raise much   needed   funds.   They   have   a   variety   of   home-made   cakes,   scones and   soup,   a   tombola   and   an   opportunity   to   see   the   two   lifeboats.   The station shop is also open selling a variety of RNLI souvenirs. RNLI Volunteers and support Amble   Lifeboat   Fundraisers   (ALF)   continue   to   look   for   more   volunteers who   can   give   up   an   hour   or   two   each   month   to   help   organise   and   run various   fundraising   activities   with   all   proceeds   going   towards   saving lives   at   sea.   ALF   meets   on   the   first   Wednesday   of   the   month   at   the lifeboat station. Anyone     interested     please     contact     the     Lifeboat     Station.     www.amblelifeboat.org.uk Annual Events (please check indivudual websites for dates for these events) Northumberland Resident's Festival (March) Local     attractions     open     at     discounted     rates     for     Northumberland residents! Check back for details! Burgham International Horse Trials - March and July Click on www.burghamhorsetrials.co.uk for further information. Morpeth Northumbrian Gathering - April . See www.northumbriana.org.uk/gathering for information RABC Push the Boat Out Event - Spring Bank Holiday Weekend (May) @ Alnmouth. A River Aln Boat Club volunteer event offering free, short ‘have a go’ sailing taster sessions. We plan 30 minute rowing, sailing and canoing sessions on the estuary. Come half an hour in advance for check-in and briefing. Open to able-bodied first time and lapsed boaters of all ages. Bring a change of clothes plus wellies or old shoes and come prepared to get you and your feet a bit wet. For more details and to book please click here. Rothbury Food + Craft Festival – May Day Bank Holiday Monday . See here for further details Northumberland Coastal Challenge – May Day Bank Holiday. A   26   mile   linear   walk   following   the   coast   from   just   north   of   Bamburgh to Alnmouth. Click here for further information . Tynemouth            Food            Festival            -                       May            See facebook.com/tynemouthfoodfestival for further details NORTHUMBERLAND DAY - Late MAY Bank Holiday Sunday Celebrate everything about our fantastic County of Northumberland! 14 days of events from mid May to early June. The very first Northumberland Day was celebrated on Sunday 28 May 2017. See www.northumberlandday.net and their FaceBook page Belsay Horse Trials - June Fantastic   family   days   out   and   a   great   weekend   of   Eventing   against   the stunning    backdrop    of    historic    Belsay    Hall,    Castle    and    Gardens    in Northumberland. See here for further information Allendale Fair - June Click here for more information Druridge Bay 10K – Late May Bank Holiday Sunday The   Druridge   Bay   10K   course   comprises   good   quality   footpaths   and firm   sand   and   offers   a   challenge   to   club   runners,   beginners   and   fun runners alike. Northumberland County Show - Late May Bank Holiday Monday Held   at   Bywell.   Put   the   next   date   in   your   diary   now   for   a   fantastic   day out. Click here for more information Festival of the Heavy Horse - June Held   at   Etal   Showground   in   Northumberland.   A   fantastic   family   fun   day out - see heavyhorsefestival.co.uk for more details Morpeth Fair Day - June . Click here for further information Mighty Dubfest - June @ Alnwick Pastures Family   friendly   VW   festival.   See   www.mightydubfest.co.uk   for   tickets and information Aln   Valley   Railway   Classic   &   Vintage   Vehicle   Show   -   June     Please click HERE for details and latest information Alnmouth Arts Festival – June This   annual   event   is   held   over   a   single   summer   weekend   in   late   June, involving   the   entire   village   of   Alnmouth   and   utilises   a   wide   range   of venues.     It   is   a   unique   event   among   north   Northumberland   villages   and enjoys a high reputation with both the public and the participants. Click here for more details Events at Warkworth Castle – throughout July/August A   variety   of   events   take   place   at   the   Castle   throughout   the   year   but especially during the summer months Click here for latest information Craft   Fairs   at   Cresswell   Village   Hall   -   Sunday   in   July   10am   -   2pm (also in August & September) Handmade   Crafts,   Food   Stalls,   Ice   Cream,   Dog   Friendly   Event   +   Beach, Vintage Caravan Tea Room Something for Everyone.FREE ENTRY Rothbury Music Festival - July A   weekend   of   traditional   music,   dance   and   events   in   Rothbury   in   the beautiful Coquet Valley. Click here for further details Burgham International Horse Trials - July Click on www.burghamhorsetrials.co.uk for further information. Alnmouth   Raft   Races   –     August .     Check   back   for   latest   information   - lots of fun and a visit from Amble RNLI Inshore Lifeboat Powburn Show - August Held   on   the   first   Saturday   in   August,   Powburn   is   the   first   of   the   annual Cheviot   Sheep   and   Horticultural   Shows.     See   www.powburnshow.com for details of the next event. Red   Row   Vintage   Club   Annual   Rally   -   early   August   at   Druridge   Bay Country Park. The   North   East's   most   popular   Steam   and   Vintage   Fair.   Come   and   see classic   cars,   motorbikes,   vintage   tractors   and   stationary   engines   as   well as craft stalls and trade stands. A great family day out. Contact   John   Dunn   for   further   information.     See   @NlandSteamFair   for latest details. Alnwick Music Festival – early August Eight   days   of   music,   song   and   dance   in   and   around   the   historic   town   of Alnwick. Click here for more details Glanton Show - August Click here for details of Glanton Show Acklington Scarecrow Weekend - August. This popular event will again take place in August. Latest details will appear here Coquetfest - August @ Druridge Bay Country Park (dates TBC) A   three   day   festival   of   music,   beer,   beach   and   food   with   attractions   for everyone   at   Duridge   Bay   Country   Park   alongside   a   spectacular   beach.   A superb    line    up    of    Bands    to    be    announced.       Click    here    for    more information Warkworth Flower Show – August The annual 'Exhibition' held in the grounds of historic Warkworth Castle. Further details on www.warkworthshow.co.uk Wittingham Show - August Check www.whittinghamshow.co.uk for updates on this event Warkworth Gin and Beer Festival - August Bank Holiday Weekend 201 details will appear here Volcano Night, Alnmouth, August Volcano Night is an annual charity bonfire competition on Alnmouth beach. It is run by the River Aln Boat Club (RABC) which promotes boating in the Alnmouth area, including dinghy and cruiser sailing, fishing and canoeing. See www.riveralnboatclub.org. For social and boating membership enquiries email riveralnboatclub@btinternet.com. Amble Harbour Day – August Bank Holiday Sunday @ 10am Amble's   biggest   and   best   day   of   the   year   and   all   for   a   great   cause! Come   and   support   Amble's   Shannon   Appeal   -   raising   funds   for   a   new Shannon   Lifeboat!   Stalls,   Lifeboat   displays,   souvenirs   -   a   great   Bank Holiday day out! For further information click here Glendale Show – August Bank Holiday Monday The   122nd   Agricultural   Show   -   bringing   town   and   countryside   together. Gates open 9am. Click here for further information Seahouses Lifeboat Fete – August Bank Holiday Monday Annual   Fundraising   day   in   aid   of   the   RNLI   -   stalls,   displays,   souvenirs   -   a great Bank Holiday day out! Click here for further information Swarland Show – August A   fun   family   based   village   show,   situated   in   the   north   Northumberland village    of    Swarland.    It    is    a    great    family    orientated    day,    with    free children's activities, car boot sale, tea room, stalls, and fun dog show. Click here for further information. Castles Challenge Triathlon - September @ Bamburgh Castle See www.castlestriathlon.co.uk for further details Lindisfarne Festival - late August / early September An   opportunity   to   experience   a   weekend   like   no   other   -   the   festival   is located   on   the   amazing   Northumberland   coastline,   with   a   spectacular backdrop of the mythical and historical Holy Island of Lindisfarne. See lindisfarnefestival.com for details. Berwick Food and Beer Festival – September Organised     by     Berwick's     Slow     Food     Group,     the     Festival     attracts thousands of visitors from all over the UK. Click here for more information Alnwick Food and Beer Festival – September After   taking   a   break   in   2015,   the   Festival     will   be   back   bigger   and   better than ever. See alnwickfoodfestival.co.uk for updates Berwick   Media   Arts   Festival   -   September .   Once   again   the   border town    of    Berwick    will    be    transformed    into    one    big    cinema    screen through    film    premieres,    site-specific    installations    and    live    events    in locations    across    Berwick    and    along    the    town    walls,    attracting    over 8,000   visitors,   and   artists   and   filmmakers   from   all   corners   of   the   UK and Europe to Berwick. Click here for further details The Kielder Runs - October including   Kielder   Bike   Run,   Kielder   10k,   Kielder   Junior   Races   and   Kielder Marathon See www.kieldermarathon.com for further information Alwinton   Show   –     October     Held   on   the   second   Saturday   of   October every   year,   Alwinton   Show   is   the   last   show   of   the   year,   and   one   of   the largest . Click here for further information M illfield Heavy Horse Association - Looking Back : October . A   weekend   looking   back   at   old   farming   practices   including   horse   drawn ploughing.     Farmers'     Market,     craft     stalls     and     much     more!         See hayfarmheavies.co.uk for more information Northumberland Vintage Tractor Rally - October at Brunton Airfield nr Alnwick. See northumberlandvintagetractorclub.co.uk for further details. Amble    Christmas    Lights    –    November .    The    fun    begins    during    the afternoon    with    events    on    Queen    Street    followed    by    the    traditional Christmas   parade   to   the   Town   Square.   Late   night   shopping,   festive   fun and also Santa will making an appearance! Warkworth    Christmas    Lights    -    November .       Held    at    the    historic Market   Cross,   the   village   of   Warkworth   lights   up   for   the   festive   season.   With   a   visit   from   Santa,   late   night   shopping   and   festive   singing,   an event not to be missed! Northumberland Music Festival – November See www.northumberlandmusicfestival.com for further information Also… THE SILL National Landscape Discovery Centre is now OPEN!!! Back to Home Page