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Today to Wed 18 Jul, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Dig Deeper! Guided Colliery Tour
Daily, 11am and 2.30pm - Explore the colliery buildings and learn more about how Woodhorn Colliery operated during its working life. Climb up to the winding room of the last Victorian engine house in Northumberland and see a demonstration of the winding gear (only available on these guided tours!).
Woodhorn Museum Queen Elizabeth II Country Park Ashington Northumberland
Today to Mon 9 Jul

More details - Dig Deeper! Guided Colliery Tour
Daily, 11am and 2.30pm - Explore the colliery buildings and learn more about how Woodhorn Colliery operated during its working life. Climb up to the winding room of the last Victorian engine house in Northumberland and see a demonstration of the winding gear (only available on these guided tours!).
Woodhorn Museum Queen Elizabeth II Country Park Ashington Northumberland
Tue 10 Jul

More details - St. John's Church Longhirst Fete
Traditional Church Fete with lots of stalls including Bric-a-brac; Cakes and Preserves; Books and Plants. Enormous Tombola and wonderful Grand Raffle. Delicious homemade teas and outside games. On the X18 bus route.
LONGHIRST VILLAGE HALL. LONGHIRST, Northumberland
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Morpeth CC Women and Girls Soft Ball Cricket Festival
Soft Ball Cricket is a safe, fun way to play cricket. We play pairs cricket, everybody gets an equal chance to bat, bowl and field; because the games are short and quick, nobody gets bored. The ball is soft, the bats and stumps are plastic (all provided) so there’s need for any protective equipment.
Morpeth Cricket, Hockey and Tennis Club, Longhirst Hall
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Minibeast Safari
Come and explore which minibeasts live in the woodland of Northumberlandia. Two drop-in sessions starting at 11.00am and 1.00pm. Please pay in the café. (Part of the craft fair/market stalls weekend).
Northumberlandia, Blagdon Lane, Cramlington
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul

More details - Craft fair/Farmers’ market and family activities
Stalls selling a range of goods from crafts to food, plus fun activities for all the family to enjoy. This is an outdoor event.
Northumberlandia, Blagdon Lane, Cramlington
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul

More details - Explore Northumberlandia
Join Matthew Fitch on a guided walk around Northumberlandia. Learn about the wildlife and the site whilst enjoying the fresh air and benefits of walking. No booking required just drop by the café.
Northumberlandia, Blagdon Lane, Cramlington
Fri 13 Jul

More details - Cramlington Folk Club Present  David Gibb
A 2nd visit for David a singer song writer from just over the boarder
Benedictine Social Centre,Glenluce Dr,Cramlington
Today

More details - Dave Gibb at Cramlington Folk Club
Dave Gibb
Benedictine Social Centre, Glenluce Drive, Cramlington
Today

More details - Sunjay at Cramlington Folk Club
Sunjay
Benedictine Social Centre, Glenluce Drive, Cramlington
Wed 4 Jul

More details - Pernille & Stephen Quigg at Cramlington Folk Club
Pernille & Stephen Quigg
Benedictine Social Centre, Glenluce Drive, Cramlington
Wed 18 Jul

More details - Seaton Delaval Hall - Front of Hall Talks
Seaton Delaval Hall’s expert guides invite you to discover the history of the flamboyant Delaval family and the tale behind Vanbrugh’s architectural gem.
Seaton Delaval Hall, Avenue Road, Seaton Delaval
Today, Sat 23 Jun, Mon 25 Jun to Wed 27 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Mon 2 Jul to Wed 4 Jul, Sat 7 Jul, Mon 9 Jul, Tue 10 Jul

More details - Seaton Delaval Hall - Make and do: Every Sunday
Come along to our free children’s craft activity, where you can make interesting items for gifts for loved ones, a new toy to keep yourself or an exciting piece of artwork! Booking Not Needed.
Seaton Delaval Hall, Avenue Road, Seaton Delaval
Sun 24 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Seaton Delaval Hall - Garden talks
Join us every Monday from 26 February to find out what’s going on in the gardens at Seaton Delaval Hall. Meet a member of our expert team, find out what’s in bloom and learn more about the gardens and the landscape surrounding the hall. Booking Not Needed.
Seaton Delaval Hall, Avenue Road, Seaton Delaval
Mon 25 Jun, Mon 2 Jul, Mon 9 Jul

More details - Seaton Delaval Hall - Delaval Discoveries Walk
Join our expert guides on this new walk of the estate and hear how the Delaval family made their fortunes from salt, coal and glass. This four mile walk is four miles and takes 2 1/2 to 3 hours to complete.
Seaton Delaval Hall, Avenue Road, Seaton Delaval
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Seaton Delaval Hall - Front of Hall Talks
Seaton Delaval Hall’s expert guides invite you to discover the history of the flamboyant Delaval family and the tale behind Vanbrugh’s architectural gem.
Seaton Delaval Hall, Avenue Road, Seaton Delaval
Wed 11 Jul, Sat 14 Jul, Mon 16 Jul to Wed 18 Jul, Sat 21 Jul, Mon 23 Jul to Wed 25 Jul, Sat 28 Jul, Mon 30 Jul to Wed 1 Aug, Sat 4 Aug, Mon 6 Aug to Wed 8 Aug, Sat 11 Aug, Mon 13 Aug to Wed 15 Aug, Sat 18 Aug, Mon 20 Aug to Wed 22 Aug, Sat 25 Aug, Mon 27 Aug to Wed 29 Aug

More details - Seaton Delaval Hall - Make and do: Every Sunday
Come along to our free children’s craft activity, where you can make interesting items for gifts for loved ones, a new toy to keep yourself or an exciting piece of artwork! Booking Not Needed.
Seaton Delaval Hall, Avenue Road, Seaton Delaval
Sun 15 Jul, Sun 22 Jul, Sun 29 Jul, Sun 5 Aug, Sun 12 Aug, Sun 19 Aug, Sun 26 Aug

More details - Seaton Delaval Hall - Garden talks
Join us every Monday from 26 February to find out what’s going on in the gardens at Seaton Delaval Hall. Meet a member of our expert team, find out what’s in bloom and learn more about the gardens and the landscape surrounding the hall. Booking Not Needed.
Seaton Delaval Hall, Avenue Road, Seaton Delaval
Mon 16 Jul, Mon 23 Jul, Mon 30 Jul, Mon 6 Aug, Mon 13 Aug, Mon 20 Aug, Mon 27 Aug

More details - Whalton Manor Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
The historic Whalton Manor, altered by Sir Edwin Lutyens in 1908, is surrounded by 3 acres of magnificent walled gardens, designed by Lutyens with the help of Gertrude Jekyll.
Whalton Manor Gardens, Morpeth
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Discovering the Wildflowers of Druridge Bay
Join us for a 10 kilometer guided walk along the Druridge Bay from Cresswell Pond to Hauxley in search of wildflowers. Includes a visit to the Orchid Field at our East Chevington Reserve (normally closed to the public). Participants to meet and leave their vehicles in the car park at the Hauxley reserve.
Hauxey Wildlife Discovery Centre, Low Hauxley
Today

More details - Rufus Wainwright
Rufus Wainwright. Artists performing: Rufus Wainwright.: Tickets avaiable.
Whitley Bay Playhouse, Whitley Bay
Mon 25 Jun

More details - A Midsummer Night's Dream
Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeare’s best-loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star-crossed lovers, playful fairies and hilarious travelling players.
Warkworth Castle, Castle Terrace, Warkworth
Tue 3 Jul

More details - Coldcotes Moor Farm - Open Garden for NGS
The garden, landscaped grounds and woods cover around 15 acres. The wooded approach opens out to lawned areas surrounded by ornamental and woodland shrubs and trees. A courtyard garden leads to an ornamental walled garden, beyond which is an orchard, vegetable garden, flower garden and rose arbour.
Coldcotes Moor Farm, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Wed 11 Jul, Sun 5 Aug

More details - Longwitton Hall - Open Garden for NGS
6 acre historic site with glorious views to the south. Sheltered, mature garden, with specimen trees and acers, currently being redeveloped with new borders.
Longwitton Hall, Morpeth
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Ravenswood Singers at St Aidan's
St Aidan’s Wallsend are hosting a Midsummer Concert with the Ravenswood Singers on Saturday 30th June at 7pm. The concert will include songs from the shows, Sacred music and Viennese Songs Tickets - £6 (includes a complimentary glass of wine.
St Aidans Church, Coniston Road, Howdon
Sat 30 Jun

More details - North Tyneside Art Studio Annual Exhibition 2018
North Tyneside Art Studio provides facilities, materials and guidance to people in North Tyneside who are experiencing issues with their mental health.
North Tyneside Art Studio, Linskill Centre Linskill Terrace
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Bichfield Tower - Open Garden for NGS
The 6 acre maturing garden in it’s 4th year of rejuvenation. Set around a Medieval Pele Tower, there is an impressive stone water feature, large trout lake,mature woodland, Pear Orchard, and 2 Walled gardens. Extensive herbaceous borders, prairie borders and contemporary grass borders.
Bichfield Tower, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Tynemouth Gilbert and Sullivan Society present "Ruddigore or The Witch's Curse"
This year Tynemouth Gilbert and Sullivan Society celebrate their 70th Anniversary.They are staging a production of the comic opera, Ruddigore. Mayhem, madness and ghostly goings on in the seaside village of Rederring ensue.
The Priory Theatre, Percy Street, Tynemouth.
Wed 27 Jun to Sat 30 Jun

More details - Pretty Muddy - Newcastle
Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life is a series of women-only events, which includes Pretty Muddy, raising money for research into all 200 types of cancer. Race for Life Pretty Muddy is a brilliant 5k muddy obstacle course. Scramble over the A-frame. Crawl through the mud pit.
Town Moor, Near Exhibition Park, Newcastle
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Pretty Muddy KIDS - Newcastle
Race for Life Pretty Muddy Kids is our brilliant, brand new muddy obstacle course just for the little ones. They can take on the obstacles, crawl through the mud pit and have fun with friends, all the while helping raise valuable funds for BEATING CANCER.
Town Moor, Near Exhibition Park, Newcastle
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Race for Life (5k) - Newcastle
Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life is a series of women-only events raising money for research into all 200 types of cancer. 5k (or just over 3 miles) is an achievable distance for all ages and abilities. You can take part however you like and can choose to run, jog or walk your way around the course.
Town Moor, Near Exhibition Park, Newcastle
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Race for Life (10k) - Newcastle
Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life is a series of women-only events raising money for research into all 200 types of cancer. 10k is a great step up from our 5k events. If you have taken part in a 5k Race for Life before, maybe this year you want to up the challenge?
Town Moor, Near Exhibition Park, Newcastle
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Storytime
Explore a world of imagination at Seven Stories with entertaining and enthralling storytelling for the whole family. Unique, energetic and playful, these sessions are led by one of our expert Story Catchers and delivered in signature Seven Stories-style!
Seven Stories: The National Centre for Children’s Books 30 Lime Street, Ouseburn Valley, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Today to Wed 1 Aug

More details - Where Your Wings Were….Journeys with David Almond
Embark on a journey through Tyneside like never before, discovering how its landscapes, language and people inspired the magical stories of David Almond. Delve into the writer’s dreamlike world where tales such as Skellig and My Dad’s a Birdman took root.
Seven Stories: The National Centre for Children’s Books 30 Lime Street, Ouseburn Valley, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Thu 21 Jun to Sat 30 Jun

More details - Winged Tales of the North
Trail starts Glasshouse Bridge and ends at Archway 4, Stepney Bank (pick up a map from Seven Stories) A playful and imaginative street art trail inspired by new flash fiction by David Almond – one of the North’s best-loved writers.
Seven Stories: The National Centre for Children’s Books 30 Lime Street, Ouseburn Valley, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Fri 22 Jun to Sun 5 Aug

More details - Circus Central POPS UP at Seven Stories
A spectacular circus takeover with Circus Central as they pop-up throughout the building with drama-based circus activities, games and crafts for all the family!
Seven Stories: The National Centre for Children’s Books 30 Lime Street, Ouseburn Valley, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Sat 30 Jun, Sat 14 Jul

More details - Circus Skills Workshop
Calling all budding acrobats, jugglers and hoopers! Have you ever wanted to juggle or walk the tightrope? If you have ever dreamt of running away with the circus then this fun and energetic workshop is for you!
Seven Stories: The National Centre for Children’s Books 30 Lime Street, Ouseburn Valley, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Sat 30 Jun, Sat 14 Jul

More details - Curious Crafts
The first week of July sees Seven Stories celebrating LGBTQ+ families as part of Curious Festival 2018! Tie a rainbow ribbon to our Tree of Pride, make a statement about your family identity with a badge or flag and have fun with colourful Curious-themed crafts in our Studio. All welcome.
Seven Stories: The National Centre for Children’s Books 30 Lime Street, Ouseburn Valley, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Tue 3 Jul to Sun 8 Jul

More details - Curious Festival: Rainbow Rave presented by Chalk
Express yourself and celebrate all families at this rainbow dance event! Programmed as part of Curious Festival 2018, this colourful LGBTQ+-celebratory rave is an opportunity to express your family’s identity with pride.
Seven Stories: The National Centre for Children’s Books 30 Lime Street, Ouseburn Valley, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Spectacular Drag Story Time
Sashay down to Seven Stories for this fabulous event and see top drag artists share some of their favourite books. Grab your feather boa, it’s going to be fierce. Yaaaassssss queen! Presented as part of Curious Festival 2018.
Seven Stories: The National Centre for Children’s Books 30 Lime Street, Ouseburn Valley, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Sun 8 Jul

More details - 'Wick'ed Works
If, like us, you’re a lover of candlelight and would love to make your own bespoke candles then come and join us and get creative. All materials for this workshop will be provided and a range of teacups, jars and quirky vessels for you to take your sweet smelling scents home will be provided.
Unit 19, Eldon Garden Shopping Centre
Sat 23 Jun

More details - The Arts Society Presents: #GetNorth
The Arts Society Presents: #GetNorth: Raoul Dufy: Cradled by Music and the Sea To coincide with the three-month Great Exhibition of the North, The Arts Society and its local groups are presenting a series of talks at the Tyneside Cinema this Summer.
Tyneside Cinema 10 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne
Thu 28 Jun

More details - Secrets Of Burlesque Revealed - Newcastle Upon Tyne
Embrace and celebrate what you have, and who you are! A unique introduction to the Basics of Burlesque Performance, fused with elements of physical theatre, stand-up and public speaking.
Space Six Floor Six Commercial Union House 39 Pilgrim Street
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Hairspray
It’s Baltimore, 1962 where Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, is on a mission to follow her dreams and dance her way onto national TV.
Newcastle Theatre Royal 100 Grey Street Newcastle upon Tyne
Mon 25 Jun to Sat 30 Jun

More details - Speed Dating in Newcastle
Newcastle Speed Dating How speed dating in Newcastle works A great event to go to is Speed Dating in Newcastle. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the Speed Dating evening.
Bonbar, The Assembly Rooms, Fenkle St, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Thu 5 Jul

More details - Zippos Cirque Berserk!
FIRST TIME HERE. NOW IN ITS FIFTH THRILLING YEAR! Direct from a string of sold-out seasons in London’s Hyde Park Winter Wonderland and the West End, Britain’s favourite contemporary thrill circus is on tour to amaze and entertain the nation.
Tyne Theatre & Opera House, NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE
Thu 21 Jun to Sun 24 Jun

More details - Capheaton Open Garden
Capheaton Hall has beautiful views over a magnificent park. Formal ponds sit south of the house, which has an 18th century conservatory and a walk to a Georgian folly.
Capheaton Hall Capheaton Newcastle upon Tyne
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Cheeseburn Open Weekends
Cheeseburn: ten acres of landscaped gardens, contemporary sculptures from around the world and unique sound installations throughout the grounds.
Cheeseburn Grange, Stamfordham
Sat 30 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - Robots – then and now exhibition
Robots – then and now, developed by the Science Museum in London, tells the 500-year, work in progress story of building automated machines, from the humble beginnings of 16th century mechanical automatons to the latest humanoids – and everything in between.
Life Science Centre, Times Square, Newcastle upon Tyne
Today to Tue 24 Jul

More details - Wallington - Time Tests Faith - The room that time forgot
Step inside the room that time forgot and have a groovy time! It’s 1968 - immerse yourself in the decade that brought us Dixon of Dock Green, Twister, miniskirts, Liberty print ties and Angel Delight! Enjoy a trip down memory lane. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Wallington, Cambo, Morpeth
Today to Tue 24 Jul

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