A castle thats not a castle, on an island thats not an island; these compelling contradictions form the idea behind our new exhibition Now You See Me.... With surprises around every corner, this family-friendly exhibition is yours to discover.
Lindisfarne Castle, Holy Island, Berwick-upon-Tweed
Join us on a brand new guided walk to discover the Delf Burn on the Wallington estate a great spot for wildflowers and bluebells galore. Join one of the rangers for a trip up to the Delf Burn, where a carpet of Bluebells awaits you.
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.
Imagine being greeted by the smell of fresh baking as you walk through the doors of the house... Come along and see our volunteers cooks in costume experiment with authentic Victorian recipes as they whip up various traditional treats in the magnificent kitchen. Subject to volunteer availability. Booking Not Needed.
A musical play adapted and directed by DAVID WOOD, based on the book by JUDITH KERR
Direct from the West End, the Olivier Award nominated smash hit show, The Tiger Who Came to Tea returns on tour, celebrating over 10 years on stage!
The doorbell rings just as Sophie and her mummy are sitting down to tea.
Join us daily as we shine a spotlight on Seaton Delaval Hall’s history and how it’s influencing the Curtain Rises project. Our knowledgeable guides will share some of the history of the hall and fill you in on the latest on our National Lottery Heritage Fund-supported project. Booking Not Needed.
Both artists’ themes embrace the natural wonders of living beside and walking on this unspoilt coastline.
Brita Granström has appeared on television and radio and her works on canvas are in private and public collections around the world such as The Ruth Borchard Collection.
The Old School Gallery
The largest touring Gin and Rum festival is coming to Newcastle over 60 different Gins and 60 different Rums inside a stunning venue in the heart of the city, they offer live entertainment, accompanied by succulent street food and the opportunity for guests to spend quality time exploring a wide range
Newcastle Civic Centre
Barras Bridge Newcastle upon Tyne
Calling all children and their families!
Explore Woodhorn Museum, be inspired by the theme of Energy, and dream up your own invention ideas.
What does Energy mean to you and what inventions ideas does it inspire? Come along to the Tanky Engine Shed/Cage Shop and draw your own invention idea!
Woodhorn Museum Queen Elizabeth II Country Park Ashington Northumberland
Observe one of Northumberland’s most contested tournaments, with armoured knights engaging ruthlessly in England’s oldest sport!
Witness brave and valiant knights battle to defend their honour, displaying great feats of strength, skill and courage!
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
Drop in during the day 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.
Sat 25 May to Mon 27 May, Sat 1 Jun, Sun 2 Jun, Sat 8 Jun, Sun 9 Jun, Sat 15 Jun, Sun 16 Jun
Enjoy a guided motor boat trip around beautiful Kielder Water, with experienced Calvert Trust staff and knowledgeable NWT volunteers to spot local wildlife and, with luck, our ospreys! £23 per person. 1.30pm – 3.30pm Saturdays and 6pm-8pm Wednesdays.
Calvert Trust, Kielder Water and Forest Park, Hexham
Sat 25 May, Sat 1 Jun, Sat 8 Jun, Sat 15 Jun, Sat 22 Jun, Sat 29 Jun, Wed 10 Jul, Wed 17 Jul
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.
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.
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. Please be aware that this is not a timed run. Booking Not Needed. Run is suitable for ages 14 and over with parent’s discretion.
Challenge yourself and friends to construct a den in the woods to shelter you from the natural elements! Please meet outside the visitor centre 10 minutes before the session start time. Please wear suitable outdoor clothing and footwear for walking on woodland floor.
Say hello to our awesome science spectacular show!
Children can have some super science fun at Manor Walks this May Half Term when Mad Science come along for some fascinating workshops to educate young shoppers in an engaging way.
Make a bird box using one of the kits provided. Take the box home with you and observe over time whether a feathered friend takes up residence. Please wear suitable outdoor clothing and footwear for walking on woodland floor. Minimum recommended age 8 years. Two drop-in sessions starting at 11.00am and 1.00pm.