Events of the week

Rothbury Traditional Music Festival 2013. Musicians get together in the Turks Head. Ref: JCNG RMF1013 17
Rothbury Traditional Music Festival 2013. Musicians get together in the Turks Head. Ref: JCNG RMF1013 17

Rothbury Traditional Music Festival takes place from tomorrow to Sunday.

The annual event is a weekend of music and dance, featuring workshops, competitions and live performances.

Acts include The Wilson Family, Bottle Bank Band and the Tony Corcoran Ceilidh Band. For more information, visit the website.

• Alnwick Market Place holds a Craft and Antique Market on Sunday from 10am to 3pm. It is the first of three Sunday Craft and Antique Markets to be held there this summer.

• Immerse yourself in the drama and pageantry of medieval foot combat at Alnwick Castle’s Knights Tournament on Saturday and Sunday. The event is free with admission. Call 01665 511100.

• Families can discover the wonder of science on a one-mile trail at Cragside. The event runs from Saturday to September 1. Visit {http://www.national trust.org.uk/cragside|the website|Click here for details}.