Events

Centrally located in the Northumberland National Park, we are the ideal location to access the rich variety of local and regional events in this constantly updated section 

Northumberland boasts a real array of the most exciting and diverse calender of events and activities. Keep a watch here as this page will be constantly updated

Brilliant events coming up @ Wild Northumbrian with Martin from Northern Experience

April 24th - Wildlife at Wild Northumbrian 17:30

May 5th - Wildlife at Wild Northumbrian 18:00

September 27th - Photography workshop: Fungi 07:00

October 26th - Discover Stargazing 15:45

November 24th - Discover Stargazing 15:00

Local Tarset Events

Have a look of this great little local website for lots of goings on! www.tarset.co.uk

Fabulous Halloween, Bofire Night, Christmas, NewYear and other seasonal events in the valley

Northumberland Events

Jan-March

Kielder Observatory events, all year round star gazing events

www.kielderobservatory.org

March- May; Wild about Kielder events- Deer safari, bat nights, badger watch

www.visitkielder.com

March 8th- May 31st Cragside, walk back in time and watch Cragside come back to life

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/cragside

April

April 2nd- August 31st Excavations at Vindolanda, watch excavations and listen to expert

talks

www.vindolanda.com

April  Morpeth Northumbrian Gathering, dance, crafts, folk music and street shows

www.northumbriana.org.uk

April 21st-22nd St Georges weekend at Wallington House, knights in shining armour, paint your own shield

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wallington

April - May Hexham Book Festival

www.hexhambookfestival.co.uk

April 28th-May 7th Haltwhistle Spring Walking Festival mix of walks for all abilities in the heart of Northumberland

www.haltwhistlewalkingfestival.org

May

May 1st- 3rd Riding of the Bounds at Berwick upon Tweed historic riding of the boundary of old Berwick

www.visitnorthumberland.com

The Romans Return Wallington House experience Romans at Wallington

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wallington

Northumberland Coastal Challenge Walk Sheperds walks lead a 26 mile walk along the beautiful Northumbrian coast

www.sheperdswalks.co.uk

June

Northumberland County Show, Tynedale Park, Corbridge, a traditional agricultural show

www.northcountyshow.co.uk

Festival of Alnwick in celebration of London 2012 celebrating the Olympic Torch visiting Alnwick

www.festivalofalnwick.co.uk

Rothbury Walking Festival, walking in the beautiful Coquetdale Valley

www.rothburywalking.co.uk

July

Summer- Kielder Osprey Watch 4th year of watching Osprey chicks

www.visitkielder.com

July- September  Wonder of Water Fesitval at Cragside House a celebration of Hydroelectricity

www.nationaltrust.org.uk\cragside

July  Brinkburn Music Festival, Brinkburn Priory Nr Rothbury a classical music festival in a unique, magical setting

www.brinkburnmusic.org

July 13th-15th Rothbury Music Festival a weekend of traditional music and dance

www.rothbury-traditional-music.co.uk

August

August  Alnwick International Music Festival Dancers and musicians from around the globe

www.alnwickmusicfestival.com

August - St Cuthberts Challenge Walk a Sheperds Walk event an 18 mile border walk

www.sheperdswalks.co.uk

August 27th- Glendale Show Wooler, North Northumberland’s best agricultural show

www.glendaleshow.com

September

September- Kielder Montane 100,a 100 mile biking race not for the faint hearted!

www.visitkielder.com

September  Northumberland Open Heritage Days Discover Northumbrian Gems for free!

www.heritageopendays.org.uk

September  Berwick Food Festival sample some of Northumberland’s best food

www.slowfoodberwick.co.uk

September Alnwick Food and Beer Festival, cookery demonstrations, chef sessions and tastings

www.alnwickfoodfestival.co.uk

October

October Haltwhistle Autumn Walking Festival a fantastic mix of walks for all abilities

www.haltwhistlewalkingfestival.org

October- Kielder Marathon 3, run or power walk the shores of Kielder water

www.visitkielder.com

October- Northumbria Food and Wine Festival, Corbridge, a taste extravaganza

www.northumbriafoodandwinefestival.co.uk

October- Northumberland Music Festival at Doxford and Eshott Hall classical, operatic and traditional music

www.nmfestival.com

November and December- Kielder Winter Wonderland, Leaplish Waterside Park, a magical Santa experience on the shores of Kielder Water

www.nwl.co.uk

31st December- Allendale Tar Bar’l Ceremony Allendale, a traditional new years eve treat!