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Today to Thu 21 Jun, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Mindrum Garden - Open Garden for NGS
7 acres of romantic planting with old fashioned roses, violas, hardy perennials, lilies, herbs, scented shrubs, and intimate garden areas flanked by woodland and river walks. Glasshouses with vines, jasmine.
Mindrum Garden, Northumberland
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Fairy Training With The Fairy Godmother
The Fairy Godmother is looking for some help with her spells. She’ll bring magic, hope and sparkle and her Willow Fairy Den as well! Enjoy 45/50 minutes of magical fun making potions, wishes and spells. Children leave with their potions/creations and a special certificate. Suitable for ages 3+
Bowhill House Selkirk
Sat 26 May and Sun 27 May

More details - Ranger Led Walks
Join the Bowhill Ranger for a guided walk around the estate. Each session will focus on a different topic ranging from biodiversity in the woodlands to wildlife watching.
Bowhill House Selkirk
Wed 30 May

More details - Archery at Bowhill
Come along and try archery with Barons Folly Archers. Whether you are an expert or more of a Robin Hood wannabe, the club will ensure you have a great experience. And if you want to take up a new hobby, tuition is available. Prices from £3, suitable for ages 6+.
Bowhill House Selkirk
Sun 3 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - Osprey Watch
Join us to observe the beautiful Kielder ospreys. You can see all the action close up through a live camera feed and even spot the birds on their nest using high powered telescopes with trained volunteers.
Kielder Waterside
Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May, Sat 2 Jun, Sun 3 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sun 17 Jun

More details - Traquair Medieval Fayre
The Traquair Medieval Fayre is Scotland’s only authentic Medieval Fayre and is an unbeatable mix of medieval entertainment from jousting to jesters in the grounds of Scotland’s Oldest Inhabited House.
Traquair House Innerleithen
Sat 26 May and Sun 27 May

More details - Shakespeare at Traquair
Much Ado About Nothing A unique promenade production in the grounds of Traquair celebrating their 23rd annual production. Performances are at 7.30pm each evening on Wednesday, 30th May to Saturday, 2nd June and again on Wednesday 6th to Saturday 9th June.
Traquair House Innerleithen
Wed 30 May to Sat 2 Jun, Wed 6 Jun to Sat 9 Jun

More details - Scottish Chamber Orchestra in Duns
SCHUMANN Overture, Scherzo & Finale PUCCINI Crisantemi CIMAROSA Concerto for 2 flutes MENDELSSOHN Symphony No. 1 Duncan Ward conductor Alison Mitchell flute Brontë Hudnott flute Young British conductor Duncan Ward is one of the most exciting new figures on podiums worldwide.
Volunteer Hall
Thu 7 Jun

More details - Lilburn Tower - Open Garden for NGS
10 acres of magnificent walled and formal gardens set above river; rose parterre, topiary, scented garden, Victorian conservatory, wild flower meadow. Extensive fruit and vegetable garden, large glasshouse with vines. 30 acres of woodland with walks. Giant lilies, meconopsis around pond garden.
Lilburn Tower, Alnwick
Sun 27 May

More details - Lilburn Tower Open Garden
Large formal gardens with walled garden and large glass house, lawns and conservatory. Woodland walk with pond garden. 11th Century Pele Tower and 14th Centuary church. Dogs on leads. Car parking available.
Lilburn Tower West Lilburn ALNWICK Northumberland
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Rothbury Street Fair
A fun day out for all the family, the Rothbury Street Fair is a well established, annual fair in the lovely, traditional stone village of Rothbury.
Rothbury Village Centre
Mon 28 May

More details - Cragside - Kayaking and canoeing
Canoe and Kayak is back for 2018 once again we’ll be working with Cullercoats Bike and Kayak to bring you exciting new ways to see Cragside this season.
Cragside, Rothbury, Morpeth,
Today to Sun 27 May, Thu 31 May to Sun 3 Jun, Thu 7 Jun to Sun 10 Jun, Thu 14 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Thu 21 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Thu 28 Jun to Sun 1 Jul, Thu 5 Jul to Sun 8 Jul

More details - Cragside - Women of industry: Industrial innovation? Part of Women and Power
A new exhibition will share the experiences of women who worked in some of Newcastle’s most iconic industrial environments, exploring the contribution women made to industry at a time of major societal shift.
Cragside, Rothbury, Morpeth,
Today to Mon 9 Jul

More details - Cragside - Ultimate STEM challenge
William Armstrong was a great scientist and inventor who made Cragside the first house to be powered by hydroelectricity. This May half-term you can follow in Armstrong’s footsteps and have some serious fun with STEM challenges (science, technology, engineering and maths).
Cragside, Rothbury, Morpeth,
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Cragside - Trust10 run
Have a go at a free 10k run through the estate on the fourth Sunday of every month (excluding December). Lace up your trainers and have a go at our monthly 10k run. Booking Not Needed. Run is suitable for ages 14 and over with parent’s discretion. Dogs on leads welcome.
Cragside, Rothbury, Morpeth,
Sun 27 May, Sun 24 Jun, Sun 22 Jul

More details - Cragside - Turning water into light walk
Join our engineer Robin Wright on a 3 mile walk to hear all about Lord Armstrong and his lifelong passion for water power at the first place to be lit by hydroelectricity. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Cragside, Rothbury, Morpeth,
Wed 6 Jun, Wed 20 Jun

More details - Cragside - Stand up paddleboarding
This year we’re introducing SUP as the latest - and possibly most unique - way to see Cragside yet.
Cragside, Rothbury, Morpeth,
Sun 10 Jun, Sun 15 Jul

More details - Totally Tina
TOTALLY TINA! Is an internationally acclaimed award winning production show to the queen of rock!
The Buccleuch Centre, Langholm
Sat 26 May

More details - An Evening with Fred MacAulay
People will know Fred from QI, Have I Got News For You and Mock The Week on television, as well as Radio 4’s Newsquiz, Unbelievable Truth and Just A Minute….as well as his 2017 stand up show “Fred at the Stand”.
The Buccleuch Centre, Langholm
Sun 27 May

More details - Dougie MacLean in concert
“Dougie MacLean is Scotland’s pre-eminent singer-songwriter and a national musical treasure” (SingOut USA) who has developed a unique blend of lyrical, ’roots based’ songwriting and instrumental composition.
The Buccleuch Centre, Langholm
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Bon Giovi
Bon Giovi blast on to the stage to perform the greatest hits from Bon Jovi’s extensive career,
The Buccleuch Centre, Langholm
Sat 9 Jun

More details - The Summer Country Show
Join 6 of Ireland’s top Country acts for a fabulous evening of Country music perfect for a summer’s evening.
The Buccleuch Centre, Langholm
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Giovanni Pernice - Born To Win
After the huge success of ‘Dance is Life’ in 2017, Giovanni is once again set to get your hearts beating a little faster, showcasing a story of love and passion, with even more heat, even more energy, and even more drama than ever before!
The Maltings, Berwick-Upon-Tweed
Sun 27 May

More details - Belford Kickin` Country
Country music festival with live music to raise money for the North East Air Ambulance Service
South Road Farm Belford
Thu 14 Jun, Sun 17 Jun

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
Sat 26 May to Tue 24 Jul

More details - Wallington - Summer cycle ride
Bring your bike and enjoy a ranger-led cycle ride on the Dragon cycle trail. You’ll be pedalling across to Broom House Farm and beyond, exploring the Wallington estate in early summer and hearing all about the wildlife and the changing landscape. Booking Essential. Phone: 01670 773606.
Wallington, Cambo, Morpeth
Tue 29 May

More details - Wallington - Time Tests Faith - Provocations and Revelations
Your chance to eavesdrop on some key moments that shaped the handover of Wallington to the National Trust and add your voice to the story. As you explore the house and grounds, you may encounter some ’pop-up’ theatre from award-winning performing arts company November Club.
Wallington, Cambo, Morpeth
Sat 9 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Sun 24 Jun

More details - Wallington - Woodland Guided Walk
Join our volunteer ranger for a walk around the woodland at Wallington. Discover some of Wallington’s rich history and wildlife on a guided walk around the woodland. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Wallington, Cambo, Morpeth
Wed 13 Jun

More details - Wallington - Open Garden for NGS
Magical walled, terraced garden with herbaceous and mixed borders. Packed with colour. Edwardian conservatory with unusual plants. 100 acres of woodland. Pleasure grounds, river and lakes. Set in a stunning landscape, with opportunities for walking and cycling. House dates from 1688.
Wallington, Cambo
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Whimsical Wedding Event at Charlton Hall
Ahead of our official opening in July 2018, we welcome you to the house where we play with the rules for an exclusive wedding event held at Charlton Hall on 10th June 2018.
Charlton Hall, Chathill
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Batteries not Included
An exhibition of toys, games and pastime. As well as the history of toys there are costumes to dress up in and toys to play with for all ages.
Bailiffgate Museum & Gallery
Today to Tue 12 Jun

More details - Batteries not Included
An exhibition of toys, games and pastime. As well as the history of toys there are costumes to dress up in and toys to play with for all ages.
Bailiffgate Museum & Gallery
Wed 13 Jun and Thu 14 Jun

More details - Restoration Café's Exclusive Steak Night
Following the success of our first ever public evening opening, Restoration Café is hosting a second Steak Night. We have a delicious menu lined up for you once again using the finest British Buccleuch Beef to bring you the best possible steak experience.
Dalkeith Country Park, Dalkeith, Midlothian, Nr Edinburgh
Fri 25 May

More details - Restoration Café's À La Carte Evening Opening
Following the success of our Steak Nights, we’re opening Restoration Café for an exclusive evening with our delicious à la carte menu and one-off specials. With so much great Scottish produce around, our chefs have created a menu using the best local, seasonal ingredients and there’s a fantastic wine list to match.
Dalkeith Country Park, Dalkeith, Midlothian, Nr Edinburgh
Sat 26 May

More details - RY's Scottish Gin Month - Weekend Tastings
We’re celebrating all things gin throughout May here in the Foodhall at Restoration Yard. With so many great Scottish gins out there we’ve stocked our Foodhall shelves with some of the country’s best artisan producers. You’ll find special tastings each weekend and gin cocktail recipe cards to take away with you.
Dalkeith Country Park, Dalkeith, Midlothian, Nr Edinburgh
Sat 26 May

More details - Family Foraging
Join the Ranger for some family-friendly foraging. Learn about some of the park’s plants and their uses in cookery, medicine and more. Booking essential. £3 per person. Pay on the day. Children must be accompanied.
Dalkeith Country Park, Dalkeith, Midlothian, Nr Edinburgh
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Cancer Research UK Race for Life Hike Hadrian's Wall
Race for Life brings millions of women together to support our life-saving research. Just by signing up you’ll make a difference and whether you raise £10 or £200, every penny matters. Take on a new challenge at Race for Life Hike in 2018.
Lanercost Priory
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Allen Banks and Staward Gorge - Countryside volunteering taster day
As part of Volunteers’ Week, meet the volunteer team at Allen Banks and get stuck into conservation tasks such as tree-guarding. Now’s your chance to find out about how Allen Banks is cared for, and help the volunteers and rangers for the day. Please bring a packed lunch and sturdy footwear.
Allen Banks and Staward Gorge, Estate Office, Bardon Mill, Hexham,
Thu 7 Jun

More details - Embleton and Newton Links - Rockpool Ramble  and Beach Day
Join the rangers on a hunt for crabs, starfish and sea snails. Tick off some of your 50 Things to do before you’re 11 3/4 - see what "crazy creatures" hide amid the seaweed or perhaps "hold a scary beast". Free event, suggested donation 1. Booking Not Needed. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Embleton and Newton Links
Fri 1 Jun

More details - American Wrestling - W3L Showdown
Live American Wrestling action from the World Wide Wrestling League. Great fun for all the family - as seen on TV - matches to be filmed for popular YouTube show W3L Wrestling Showdown
The Brunton
Fri 25 May

More details - Big Kid Circus
Big Kid Circus returns with an all new show, in the year we celebrate 250 years since the creation of the modern circus. To mark this event we introduce great new ground and aerial artists from England, Ukraine, Cuba and an hilarious new Clown Papeluxo from Chile. A perfect show for all the family to enjoy!
Fisherrow Links, Off New Street, Musselburgh
Today to Sun 27 May

More details - BDMLR Marine Mammal Medic Course - how to rescue whales, dolphins, porpoises and seals!
Learn how to rescue Whales, Dolphins & Seals. British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) is a UK based marine animal rescue organisation. We have around 3,500 active volunteer Marine Mammal Medics around the UK and we are the only such specialist organisation covering England, Wales and Scotland.
Fisherrow Yacht Club, 97 New Street, Musselburgh
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Tithe Barn - Open Garden for NGS
Set on a slight incline, the thatched property has stunning views of the Lake District, Pennines and Scottish Border hills. Planting follows the cottage garden style, the surrounding walls, arches, grottos and quirky features have all been designed and created by the owners.
Tithe Barn, Carlisle
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Belsay Horse Trials Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd June 2017
Belsay Horse Trials is organised by Laura and Peter de Wesselow, who live at Belsay and represent the current generation of the Middleton family, alongside a committee of volunteers. Eventing is one of very few sports that genuinely allow people to compete equally, whatever their experience.
Belsay Estate, Belsay, Newcastle upon Tyne
Sat 2 Jun and Sun 3 Jun

More details - Portobello Market
Fingers crossed for a cracking sunny day for the next Portobello Market, which is on Saturday 2nd June. Gates open at 9.30am and we run until 1.30pm in Brighton Park, just off Brighton Place. BG Cycles will be there offering a free bicycle checkup to keep you safe out there.
Brighton Park, Brighton Place, Portobello, Edinburgh
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Mountains: The Dreams of Lily Kwok
Helen has grown up in the UK, but always felt a piece of her story was missing Visiting her mother’s birthplace of Hong Kong for the first time, she is determined to find out who she really is and where she belongs.
Queens Hall Arts Centre, Hexham
Today and Fri 25 May

More details - Hexham Gathering 2018
Celebrating Youth Folk Music around the Bandstand in Hexham! Free Event Performances from dance teams, youth folk ensembles, ceilidh bands, soloists, duos and trios will take place between 12.30pm - 3.30pm including the traditional ceilidh around the bandstand. ------ Evening Concert 7.
Queens Hall Arts Centre, Hexham
Sat 26 May

More details - Two
From Jim Cartwirght, the award-winning writer of Little Voice and Road comes Two, a gritty yet heart-warming look at northern life filled with pathos and humour. Set in a Northern Pub where the Landlord and Landlady’s cheery greeting and friendly banter barely disguise their contempt for each other.
Queens Hall Arts Centre, Hexham
Tue 29 May

More details - An Evening with Pam Ayres
Pam Ayres has been making the nation laugh for over 40 years. Funny and warm, her charming understated manner belies a rare comic precision. Her hair-trigger timing, her eye for the absurd details of everyday life, and unforgettable turn of phrase, combine to make her a true national treasure.
Queens Hall Arts Centre, Hexham
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Edge 2018
Experience a whirlwind of movement as Edge Dance Company presents four brand new pieces by award winning choreographers with energy and prowess. This unusual programme by Philippe Blanchard, Tamsin Fitzgerald, Athina Vahla and Ben Wright ranges from the poetic to the wild. What will you make of each piece?
Queens Hall Arts Centre, Hexham
Wed 6 Jun

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