What’s on in Northumberland – until December 31

Stage/theatre, films, live music and events

Stage/theatre

Today and Thursday, December 26, to Tuesday, December 31

Cinderella Panto. Maltings, Berwick. For times/prices, call 01289 330999.

Friday, December 27

Once Upon a Time in the North. Northumberland Theatre Company’s festive production. Chatton Village Hall. 6.30pm. For tickets, 07801 981377. More information, see left.

Monday, December 30

Horse & Bamboo Theatre – Red Riding Hood. Seahouses Sports & Community Centre. 2pm. £6, £5 child, £20 family. To book, 01665 721868. More information, see page 25.

Films

Today

Christmas Eve Double Bill – Polar Express and The Snowman (PG). Maltings, Berwick. 12.30pm. £7, £6 conc, child £4, babies free. 01289 330999.

Today

Christmas Eve Double Bill – The Muppets Christmas Carol and The Snowman (U). Maltings, Berwick. 3.30pm. £7, £6 conc, child £4, babies free. 01289 330999.

Live Music

Thursday, December 26

James Birkett and Giles Strong - Jazz Guitar Duo. Alnwick Garden. 12.30pm and 2pm. Free with admission. 01665 511350.

Friday, December 27

Open Mic Night. Tanners Arms, Alnwick. 8pm.

Friday, December 27

Fiddlin Fantastic. Hog’s Head Inn, Alnwick. 7pm. Dinner, bed & breakfast £65. Meal and entertainment only, £40. 01665 606576.

Saturday, December 28

The Dolly Parton Story. Hog’s Head Inn, Alnwick. 7pm. Dinner, bed & breakfast £65. Meal and entertainment only, £40. 01665 606576.

Saturday, December 28

Beyond The Mast, Cottage Inn, Dunstan. 9pm. 01665 576658.

Sunday, December 29

The Moonstones. Four-piece band. The Salmon, Belford. 9pm.

Monday, December 30

Folk Singing Session. The Tanners Arms, Alnwick. 8pm. 01665 722835.

Tuesday, December 31

Andy - The Man from the North. Country and rock ‘n’ roll. Alnwick RAFA Club, Lisburn Street. 8.30pm. Free.

Tuesday, December 31

Hogmany Party. Live music to include Summerland She and Phil Bailey. Hot supper. Bar/raffle. Guildhall, Berwick. 8pm–1am. Tickets £10, available at the Tourist Information Centre or 01289 306365. In aid of Mayoress charities.

Tuesday, December 31

The Dean Solomon Band. Band starts approx 10.30pm. Free entertainment. Hog’s Head Inn, Alnwick. 01665 606576.

Events

Today

Budding Artists - Natural Tree Decorations. Alnwick Garden. 11am-2pm. Free with admission. 01665 511350.

Today

Christmas Market. Variety of festive-themed stalls. Alnwick Garden. Noon-6pm.

Today

Late-night Shopping. Artique @ The Marina, Amble. Until 7pm.

Thursday, December 26

Pool Tournament. The Salmon, Belford. Enter on the day.

Thurs, Dec 26, to Tues, Dec 31

New Year Candle Decorations. Alnwick Garden. Free with admission. 11am-6pm. 01665 511350.

Friday, December 27

Traditional Crafts. Age 16+. Kielder. 6pm–8pm. £10. Booking essential, www.northernadventure.org.

Saturday, December 28

Survival Training UK. Learn the basics of outdoor survival. Age 15+. 9am. £65 (eight hours) or £125 (24-hours). Booking essential, 07712 172768.

Saturday, December 28

Build a Gingerbread House. Alnwick Garden. 11am-4pm £60, inc lunch and refreshments. 01665 511350.

Saturday, December 29

Christmas Afternoon Tea and festive Fare. St Michael’s Parish Hall, Alnwick. 3.30pm. £5.

Sat, Dec 28, and Sun, Dec 29

Christmas at Belsay. Play with typical toys and many of the popular Victorian table and parlour game, discover the origins of crackers, mince pies, carol singing, pantomimes and shop for gifts. 11am-4pm. Normal admission applies. 01661 881636.

Monday, December 30

Poker Night. The Salmon, Belford. 7pm.

Tuesday, December 31

Barn Dance. Hindmarsh Hall, Alnmouth. 7.30pm.

Tuesday, December 31

New Year’s Eve Family Fun. Party games, entertainers, music, illuminations and a spectacular fire and light show. Alnwick Garden. £25, child £15, U5s £9.95. To book, 01665 511081.

Tuesday, December 31

New Year’s Eve Disco. With Simon Nolan. Cottage Inn, Dunstan. 8pm. 01665 576658.

Tuesday, December 31

Belford New Year’s Celebrations. Includes a torchlight procession from the Golf Club and fireworks at the Market Square. Visit belfordnorthumberland.co.uk