Explore the night sky through a telescope with expert astronomers. Witness spectacular wonders like the Orion Nebula as you’re taken on a journey through space. This is one of the best times of year to see star clusters, galaxies, and the swirling clouds where stars are born.
Framed prints, gifts and original oil paintings on wood all finished in bespoke solid wood frames. Stags, hares, owls, foxes, squirrels and other wildlife available.
Artist, Diane Patterson, will be available all day to answer any questions.
Fun and friendly art and craft sessions for youngsters aged 4 to 18 in a fully-equipped studio with a highly qualified and experienced tutor. All materials and refreshments included. Large variety of activities. Pre-booking essential.
Studio of Margaret Bodley Edwards B.Ed, M.A., 20, Woodlands, Rothbury
Sun 17 Feb, Sun 24 Feb, Sun 3 Mar, Sun 10 Mar, Sun 17 Mar, Sun 24 Mar, Sun 31 Mar
Join the house team for a spring clean. Discover classic Victorian cleaning methods, and enjoy a behind the scenes tour of the servants wing of the house, usually closed to the public. Sign up at the house on the day. Booking Not Needed.
Cragside, Rothbury, Morpeth,
Tue 19 Feb, Tue 26 Feb, Tue 5 Mar, Tue 12 Mar, Tue 19 Mar, Tue 26 Mar
The Counterfeit Seventies comes to the Phoenix Theatre for the very first time this February!
Having toured extensively with The Counterfeit Sixties show they now bring you their unique Seventies show from a decade of glam rock through to new wave music, and everything in between!
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.
One of a series of monthly talks on a wide range of topics, followed by a cream tea with home-made scones and jams. It is helpful to let the organisers know in advance if you are going to attend, so they can make enough scones!
St George’s United Reformed Church Hall, Bridge Street, Morpeth
This workshop is designed for complete beginners who want an introduction to birds and bird watching.
Starting in the classroom we discuss bird families, terminology, tips for birding in different habitats, ID tips and the use of optics and guide books.
Ideal for beginners and those with engraving experience, join Chris Daunt, expert wood engraver and Chairman of the Society of Wood Engravers for a one-day workshop where you will learn wood engraving techniques and produce an engraving to take home.
How clean is your air? A basic introduction to lichen biology and learning how to identify some common lichens. Discover what these lichens can tell us about air quality. See how many we can find in the local area. Learn how to do a survey in your area and how to report your findings.
Oil painting with a pallet knife and brush on wood, canvas or board. Suitable for all levels of experience, beginners welcome. All materials supplied. Adults only. £45 per person. Contact Diane for more information and to book on 07971846624
The Brandon McPhee Band celebrate the life and music of the late Sir Jimmy Shand, prolific composer and renowned bandleader, an international star and legend of Scottish Music whose tunes continue to feature in the repertoire of most traditional accordionists and Dance Bands.