Event of the week

Viking raiders getting set to storm Lindisfarne Priory.
Viking raiders getting set to storm Lindisfarne Priory.

A busy bank holiday weekend is in store across Northumberland.

Some of the highlights include Bamburgh Fair on Sunday, followed by Rothbury Street Fair and Northumberland County Show on Monday.

The Amble Puffin Festival will also be in full swing, while Monday sees the launch of 40 Days of Fun at Heatherslaw Mill.

A number of venues will be turning back the clock, with Vikings set to invade Bamburgh Castle on Sunday and Monday and Viking demonstrations at Lindisfarne Priory from Saturday to Tuesday, while a medieval camp will be set up at Alnwick Castle from Saturday to Monday.

There is also plenty on for youngsters during the school half-term holidays. For more details, see the accompanying what’s on listings.