DCSIMG

What’s on in Northumberland – week ending May 15

STAGE/THEATRE

Tomorrow

Jamie MacDougall - Inspirations. Maltings, Berwick. 8pm. £13, £11.50 conc, child £7. 01289 330999.

Saturday, May 10

La Cenerentola - Rossini. Broadcast live from the Met Opera House. Alnwick Playhouse. 5.55pm. Premier £21, standard £20, conc £19, child/student £10, Friends £18. 01665 510785.

Saturday, May 10

Craig Campbell. Comedy. 16yrs+. Maltings, Berwick. 7.30pm. £15, £13.50 concs, circle £17, box seat £19. 01289 330999.

Saturday, May 10

Beyond Eternity Promotions - Tea with the Old Queen. Maltings, Berwick. 8pm. £13, £11.50 conc, child £7. 01289 330999.

Wednesday, May 14

Henry IV Part I. Live streaming of the Royal Shakespeare Company. Alnwick Playhouse, 7pm, premier £15.50, standard £14.50, conc £13.50, child/student £10, 01665 510785. Maltings, Berwick, 6.45pm, £16, £15 conc, child £8, 01289 330999.

FILMS

Today

The Grand Budapest Hotel (15). Alnwick Playhouse. 2pm. Premier £7.50, standard £7, conc £6.50, child/student £5.50. 01665 510785.

Tonight

Yves Saint Laurent (15). Alnwick Playhouse. 7.30pm. Premier £7.50, standard £7, conc £6.50, child/student £5.50. 01665 510785.

Tonight

The Book Thief (12a). Maltings, Berwick. 7pm. £7, £6 conc, child £4. 01289 330999.

Tomorrow

Captain America - The Winter Soldier (12a). Maltings, Berwick. 6pm. £7, £6 conc, child £4. 01289 330999.

Tomorrow

The Monuments Men (12a). Alnwick Playhouse. 7.30pm. Premier £7.50, standard £7, conc £6.50, child/student £5.50. 01665 510785.

Sat, May 10, and Sun, May 11

The Muppets Most Wanted (U). Alnwick Playhouse: Sat, 2pm, premier £7.50, standard £7, conc £6.50, child/student £5.50, 01665 510785. Maltings, Berwick: Sat and Sun, 2pm, £7, £6 conc, child £4, babies free, 01289 330999.

Thursday, May 15

Labor Day (12a). Alnwick Playhouse. 7.30pm. Premier £7.50, standard £7, conc £6.50, child/student £5.50. 01665 510785.

LIVE MUSIC

Saturday, May 10

Carl Cape Band Goes Acoustic. Red Lion, Alnmouth. 9pm. Free entry.

Saturday, May 10

King For A Day. Classic rock from past to present. Farriers Arms, Shilbottle. 9pm. Free entry.

Sunday, May 11

Royal Northern Sinfonia. Maltings, Berwick. 3pm. £12, £10.50 conc, child £5. 01289 330999.

Monday, May 12

Northumberland Traditional Music Session. Fishers Arms, Horncliffe. 8pm.

Tuesday, May 13

Alnwick Music Society - see p54.

Tuesday, May 13

Albert Lee & Hogan’s Heroes - Frettening Behaviour on the Road. Maltings, Berwick. 7.30pm. Stalls £18, £16.50 conc, circle £20, box seat £22. 01289 330999.

Wednesday, May 14

Tom Wyllie. Lunchtime concert. Alnwick Garden. Normal admission applies. 01665 511350.

EVENTS

Today, and Wednesday, May 14

Qi Gong. Medicinal form of Tai Chi. Alnwick Garden. 01665 511350.

Tomorrow and Tuesday, May 13

Rothbury Shoppers’ Relaunch. In aid of Coquetdale Community Transport. Tomorrow: At Turk’s Head Hotel, Rothbury. Tuesday: Armstrong Hall, Thropton. Both 10am–11.30am. 07870 577667.

Tomorrow

North Northumberland Bird Club. Talk by Dave Fairlamb on Birds of the North Solway. Bamburgh Cricket Pavilion. 7.30pm. Visitors/non-members £2 donation. 01668 281310.

Saturday, May 10

Coastal Scene. Workshop with watercolour artist, Malcolm Coils. Coquetdale Arts Centre, Rothbury. £20. 10am-3pm. Call 01669 621557 to reserve.

Saturday, May 10

Weaving Workshop. With Eta Ingham Laurie. Bailiffgate Museum, Alnwick. 10am-4pm. £30. To book, 01665 605847.

Saturday, May 10

Knitting for Beginners Workshop. Casting on and off. Gallery 45, Felton. 2pm-4.30pm. £20. 01670 787016. £10 deposit when booking.

Sunday, May 11

Trail Building. Join volunteers who design, build and maintain mountain bike trails. Kielder Forest. 9.30am. www.kieldertrailreavers.co.uk.

Sunday, May 11

Ask the Gardener. In aid of the National Garden Scheme. Wallington. Noon-4pm. Normal admission applies. 01670 774389.

Sunday, May 11

North Northumberland Wildlife Watch Group. Butterfly Gardening. Lowick. 2pm-4pm. £2.50 per child. 01289 388867.

Monday, May 12

Museum Tots. Free fun and learning for the U5s. Bailiffgate Museum, Alnwick. 9.30am-11am. Booking essential, 01665 605847.

Monday, May 12

First Steps in Creative Writing. A 10-session introduction by Barbara Henderson. Bailiffgate Museum, Alnwick. £50 for the 10 sessions. 6.30pm-8pm. 01665 605847.

Monday, May 12

Salsacise. Latin-style dance lesson. Alnwick Garden. 01665 511350.

Monday, May 12

Talk. Dr Richard Lomas presents The Good Duke, Algernon Percy the 4th Duke of Northumberland. Barter Books, Alnwick. 7.30pm. £5. Booking in advance is advised. Payment needed if booking in advance. Call 01665 604888.

Tuesday, May 13

Charity Golf Day. In aid of HospiceCare North Northumberland. Stableford format. Alnmouth Foxton Golf Club. To book and more details, call 01665 606515.

Tuesday, May 13

Elderberries Clinic Café. Free healthcare sessions for the over 50s. Alnwick Garden. 1pm-4pm. Two-course meal for £1 from noon-1pm. Booking essential. Call 01665 511350, option 3.

Tuesday, May 13

At Home With The Trevelyans. Learn about objects used by the family. Wallington. 2pm-4pm. £15, including afternoon tea, normal admission applies. Booking recommended. 01670 773600.

Wednesday, May 14

Victorian Baking Days. Volunteer costumed cooks recreate Victorian recipes. Subject to availability of volunteers. Cragside. 1pm-4pm. Normal admission applies. 01669 620333.

Wednesday, May 14

Conservation Cleaning. Watch how the conservation team handle and clean items from Cragside’s collection. Cragside. 1pm-4pm, subject to volunteer availability. Normal admission applies. 0844 2491895.

Thursday, May 15

Untold stories. See parts of Cragside House. 11am-12.30pm. £5. Normal admission applies. 01669 622003.

WALKS

Saturday, May 10

Nordic Walk with Shepherds Walks. Five miles. Starts Ingram, 10am. £8.50. To book, 01669 621044.

Monday, May 12

Ranger Ramble. Ranger-led seasonal countryside walk. Wallington. 2pm-3pm. Normal admission applies. 01670 773963.

Wednesday, May 14

Iron Age hillforts of the Northern Cheviot hills. 4.5-miles. Starts Cheviot Centre, Wooler, 11am. www.northumberlandnationalpark.org.uk

ATTRACTIONS

Aln Valley Railway

0300 0303311. Lionheart Station, Alnwick. Open Sunday, 10am-4pm.

Alnwick Castle

01665 511350. Daily 10am-5.30pm, last entry 4.15pm. State rooms open 11am-5pm, last entry 4.30pm. At the gate – £14.50, conc £12, child £7.50, 0-4yrs free, family £38.

Alnwick Garden

01665 511350. Open today, and Monday–Thursday, 10am-7pm, tomorrow and Saturday, 10am-6pm, Sunday 10am-5pm. Entry, with donation - £13.75, conc £11.90, child £4.40, 0-4yrs free, family £33.

Armstrong Household & Farming Museum, North Charlton Farm, Chathill

01665 579443. Open Fridays, 10am–5pm. £4 for charity.

Bailiffgate Museum, Alnwick

01665 605847. Open Tuesdays to Sundays, 10am-4pm, and Bank Holidays. £4, conc £3, children £1, U5s free.

Bamburgh Castle

01668 214515. Daily, 10am-5pm, last admission 4pm. State rooms open 11am. £9.95, child £4.50, senior £9, family £25, U5s free.

Barter Books, Alnwick Station

01665 604888. Daily, 9am-7pm.

Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens

01661 881636. Daily, 10am-6pm. £8, child £4.80, conc £7.20, family £20.80.

Berwick Barracks

01289 304493. Open Mondays-Fridays, 10am-6pm. Closed Saturdays and Sundays. £4.20, child £2.50, conc £3.80.

Chillingham Castle

01668 215359. Daily, noon-5pm, last entry 4.30pm, but closed Saturdays. £9, £8 conc, child £5, U5s free, family £22.

Chillingham Wild Cattle Park

01668 215250. Monday–Friday, with tours at 10am, 11am, noon, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm. Open Sunday, with tours at 10am, 11am and noon. Closed Saturdays.

Cragside House, Gardens and Estates

01669 620333. House open today and tomorrow, and Tues–Thurs, 1pm-5pm, and Sat–Sun, 11am-5pm. Gardens/woodland open Tues–Sun, 10am-7pm. Cragside closed Mondays. Gift Aid - whole property: £15.85, child £7.90, family £39.45. Gardens and woodland only: £10.20, child £5.20, family £24.65.

Dunstanburgh Castle

01665 576231. Daily 10am-6pm. £4.30, child £2.60, conc £3.90.

Edlingham Castle

0870 333 1181. Open during daylight hours. Free admission.

Etal Castle

01890 820332. Daily, 10am-6pm. £4.10, child £2.50, conc £3.70, family £10.70.

Heatherslaw Cornmill

01890 820488. Open daily 11am-3pm. Last admission 2.15pm. £3.75, conc £2.75, family £10, child free.

Heatherslaw Light Railway

01890 820244. Daily. Hourly trains 11am-3pm. £6.50, conc £6, child £4.50, U5s £2.50, infant/dog free.

Heatherslaw Visitor Centre

01890 820338. Daily, 11am-3pm. Free.

Howick Hall Gardens

01665 577285. Daily 10.30am–6pm, last entry 5pm. Gift Aid admission, £7.70, Over 60s £6.60, child free.

Lady Waterford Hall, Ford

07790 457580. Daily, 11am-3pm. £3, conc £2.50, family £8, child free.

Lindisfarne Castle

01289 389244. Call for opening times. See crossing times on p2. Gift Aid admission, £7.40, child £3.70, family £18.50.

Lindisfarne Centre

01289 389004. Call for opening times. Check crossing times on page two. £4, child £2, conc £3.50, family £10, U5s free.

Lindisfarne Priory

01289 389200. Daily, 10am-6pm. £5.40, child £3.20, conc £4.90.

Longframlington Gardens, Swarland Road, Longframlington

01665 570382. Daily, 8.30am-5pm. Gardens admission is £4.25, accompanied U16s free. Nursery/cafe admission, free.

Preston Tower, Chathill

01665 589227. Open 10am-6pm, or dusk, whichever is earlier. £2, child 50p, conc/groups £1.50.

RNLI Grace Darling Museum, Bamburgh

01668 214910. Open Tuesdays–Sundays, 10am-4pm, and Bank Holidays. Last admission 3.30pm. Closed Mondays. Free.

Wallington Hall & Gardens

01670 773600. House open Wednesdays-Mondays, noon–5pm, and Tuesdays, by tour, 2pm–4pm. Walled garden open daily, 10am–7pm. Gardens/estate/woodland open daily, 10am–dusk. Gift Aid admission, £12.20, child £6.10, family £30.50.

Warkworth Castle and Hermitage

01665 711423. Castle is open daily, 10am-6pm. £5.20, child £3.10, conc £4.70, family £13.50. Hermitage is open Sundays and Mondays, 11am-4pm. Closed Tuesdays-Saturdays. £3.50, child £2.10, conc £3.20.

 

Comments

 
 

Back to the top of the page