Events Around Northumberland

Today to Tue 18 Jun    

More details - Lindisfarne Castle - Now You See Me
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
Today to Fri 31 May

More details - Wallington - Bluebell walk
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.
Wallington, Cambo, Morpeth

More details - Sandra Rutter
An Exhibition of Paintings and Mixed Media
Newbiggin Maritime Centre, Church Point Newbiggin by the Sea
Today to Fri 31 May

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 22 May

More details - Cragside - Victorian Baking
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.
Cragside, Rothbury, Morpeth,
Wed 22 May, Fri 24 May, Wed 29 May, Fri 31 May

More details - Dracula
Light, funny & daft piece of theatre with strong storytelling and some genuine scary moments
Newbiggin Maritime Centre, Church Point Newbiggin by the Sea
Wed 22 May 19

More details - The Tiger Who Came to Tea
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.
Queen’s Hall Arts Centre Beaumont Street
Wed 22 May 19 and Thu 23 May

More details - This Time
After the success of Tipping Point, Total Theatre award-winning Ockham’s Razor are back with This Time, produced by Turtle Key Arts – a show about time, age and the stories we tell ourselves.
Dance City Temple Street Newcastle Upon Tyne
Thu 23 May 19

More details - Seaton Delaval Hall - Spotlight Tour
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.
Seaton Delaval Hall, Avenue Road, Seaton Delaval
Thu 23 May to Sun 26 May, Thu 30 May, Fri 31 May

More details - By the Sea – Brita Granstrom & Mick Manning
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 Foxton Rd Alnmouth Northumberland
Fri 24 May 19 to Fri 12 Jul

More details - The Gin & Rum Festival - Newcastle - 2019
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
pin Newcastle Civic Centre Barras Bridge Newcastle upon Tyne
Fri 24 May 19 and Sat 25 May

More details - Invention Creation! Little Inventors Takeover
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
Sat 25 May 19 to Sat 1 Jun

More details - The Alnwick Joust
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!
Alnwick Castle, Alnwick
Sat 25 May 19 to Mon 27 May

More details - Wallington - Go with the flow - May half term
Make the most of May half term with a trip to Wallington to join in the late spring fun. Take part in the watery-themed activities!
Wallington, Cambo, Morpeth
Sat 25 May 19 to Sun 2 Jun

More details - Wildlife in Oils with Diane Patterson
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
Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre, Low Hauxley
Sat 25 May 19

More details - Osprey Watch
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.
Kielder Waterside
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

More details - Wildlife and Osprey Motor Boat Cruise
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

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 26 May 19

More details - Art Exhibition - Diane Patterson
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.
Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre, Low Hauxley
Sun 26 May 19

More details - Cragside - Trust 10 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. 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.
Cragside, Rothbury, Morpeth,
Sun 26 May 19

More details - Northumberland County Show
Annual one day show. With something for everyone. Whilst we are an agricultural show we have animal classes for cattle, sheep, horses, goats, alpacas, rabbits, cavies, poultry and dogs.
Bywell, Near Stocksfield
Mon 27 May 19

More details - Den Building
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.
Northumberlandia, Blagdon Lane, Cramlington
Tue 28 May 19

More details - Science Spectacular|Manor Walks
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.
Manor Walks Shopping and Leisure Cramlington
Tue 28 May 19 to Fri 31 May

More details - accordion concert  johnny duncan
accordion concert with johnny Duncan. raffle
seghill comrades club
Tue 28 May 19

More details - Bird Box making
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.
Northumberlandia, Blagdon Lane, Cramlington
Wed 29 May 19

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