What’s on in north Northumberland – July 9 - 16

Images from the Barresdale in Living Memory exhibition. Pictures courtesy of Alice Mason.
Images from the Barresdale in Living Memory exhibition. Pictures courtesy of Alice Mason.

See what’s on in north Northumberland for the next seven days. Covering Theatre, films, live music, walks and other events taking place in Northumberland this week. If you have an entry email the address above.

Stage/theatre

Tonight

Tale O’ Tweed. Maltings, Berwick. 7.30pm. £10, £8 conc, family £30. 01289 330999.

Sunday, July 12

Stick Man. Scamp Theatre. Maltings, Berwick. 2pm. £14, £12. 01289 330999.

Tuesday, July 14 and Wednesday July 15

Holy Trinity CofE First School Summer Show. Maltings, Berwick. 7pm with 1.30pm matinee on Wednesday, July 15. £8, £7 conc. £7 Matinee, £5 concs. 01289 330999.

Thursday, July 16

Everyman. Maltings, Berwick. 7pm. £16.75, £15.75 conc, £8.50 child. 01289 330999.

Films

Tonight

Far From The madding Crowd (12a). Alnwick Playhouse. 7.30pm. £7.80, £7.50, conc £7, child/student £5.50. 01665 510785.

Tomorrow

Spy (15). Alnwick Playhouse. 7.30pm. £7.80, £7.50, conc £7, child/student £5.50. 01665 510785.

Tomorrow

Pitch Perfect 2. Maltings, Berwick. 7pm. £7.75, £6.75, conc £6.75, child £4.75. 01289 330999.

Saturday, July 11

Jurassic World. Seahouses Hub. 3pm. £7, conc 6.50, child/student £4. Tickets at Cubby’s or The Hub. 01665 721868

Saturday, July 11

Spy. Seahouses Hub. 6pm. £7, conc 6.50, child/student £4. Tickets at Cubby’s or The Hub. 01665 721868

Saturday, July 11

Tomorrowland. Alnwick Playhouse. 7.30pm. £7.80, £7.50, conc £7, child/student £5.50. 01665 510785.

Saturday, July 11

Tomorrowland. Alnwick Playhouse. 7.30pm. £7.80, £7.50, conc £7, child/student £5.50. 01665 510785.

Saturday, July 11

Tomorrowland. Maltings, Berwick. 2.30pm. £7.75, £6.75, conc £6.75, child £4.75. 01289 330999.

Saturday, July 11

Mad Max: Fury Road. Maltings, Berwick

. 7.30pm. £7.75, £6.75, conc £6.75, child £4.75. 01289 330999.

Wednesday, July 15

Jauja. Alnwick Playhouse. 7.30pm. £7.80, £7.50, conc £7, child/student £5.50. 01665 510785.

Live Music

Tomorrow

Summerland Album Showcase. Henry Travers Studio, Berwick. 10pm. £10. Information, visit Maltings, Berwick

Tomorrow.

Proms on the Lawn. Kirkley hall. BBQ and refreshments. Rachel Dyson, Ellington Colliery Band and more. Information, visit Kirkley Hall’s website or call 01670 841235.

Tomorrow

Organ recital. Morpeth Methodist Church. 12.30pm. Free entry with retiring collection. Information, call 01670 511078.

Saturday, July 11.

Fabian Holland. St Cuthbert’s House. Doors open at 7pm for pre-concert drinks from the bar. Music starts around 7.45pm. Tickets online at http://www.stcuthbertshouse.com|St Cuthberts House website} or call 01665 720456

Saturday, July 11

Chris Stout & Catriona McKay and Tempest. Alwinton Concert series. 7.30pm. Information, visit Alnwinton Concerts

Tuesday, July 14

Buskers Night. Craster Arms. Meet at 8pm. Nibbles provided. More information, @BuskersNE on twitter.

Wednesday, July 15

Alistair Anderson in concert. St Mary’s Church, Holy Island. 4.30pm. For tickets, visit www.alistairanderson.com

Events

Today until August 24

Barresdale in Living Memory. Bailiffgate Museum, Alnwick. Photography and film exhibition highlighting the people and events of Barresdale since the 1950s. Admission applies.

Tonight

Show of Hands. Kirkley Hall. 7.30pm, doors open from 6.30pm. Folk duo Knightley and Beer. Information, visit www.kirkleyhall.co.uk or call 01670 841235. Booking essential.

Tonight

Sir Joseph Swan Exhibition - A shining light of his time. Cragside House. Exhibition is free, but normal admissions apply.

Tonight

Aurora Night. Kielder Observatory. 9pm. £16, conc £14. Information/booking, Kielderobservatory.org

Tomorrow.

Proms on the Lawn. Kirkley Hall. BBQ and refreshments. Rachel Dyson, Ellington Colliery Band and more. Information, visit www.kirkleyhall.co.uk or call 01670 841235.

Tomorrow

Aurora Night. Kielder Observatory. 8.30pm. £20, conc £18. Information/booking, Kielderobservatory.org

Tomorrow

Quiz Night. Shilbottle Community Hall. 7pm start. £2 per person with teams of up to six people. Raffle and spot prizes. Bring your own drinks and nibbles.

Saturday, July 11 and Sunday, July 12

Living history. Bamburgh Castle. Live archaeological excavations. Information, visit www.bamburghcastle.com

Saturday, July 11, Sunday July 12 and Wednesday July 15.

Osprey Watch. Behind the Boat Inn restaurant, Leaplish. 10.30am - 4.30pm. Information, visit www.kielderospreys.wordpress.com

Saturday, July 11

Campfire Cooking. North Northumberland Wildlife Watch Group. Laverock Law Cottages, Lowick. 2pm - 4pm. Information, visit www.nwt.org.uk

Saturday, July 11

Felton & Thirston Fair. Family fun. Sports, fun run, music, dog show, dog agility displays, rides, archery, stalls, craft & flower show, wood wizard, real ale, teas and lots more. Recreation Field, Felton 11am - 5pm. Details 01670787206.

Saturday, July 11 and Sunday, July 12

Planets Night, Kielder Water. Enjoy a night of spectacular planetary observing from Kielder Observatory. £16, £14. www.kielderobservatory

Saturday, July 11

Aurora Night. Kielder Observatory. 8.30pm. £20, conc £18. Information/booking, Kielderobservatory.org

Saturday, July 11 and Sunday July 12

Make Your Mark. Woodhorn Museum. Mark on our giant map of the North East coastline with mixed media to add your own stories. Noon - 3pm. Free, donations welcome. Information, visit Woodhorn Museum

Saturday, July 11

Sound Walk with Chris Watson. Woodhorn Museum, Newbiggin-By-The-Sea. Sound recordist Chris Watson leads a coastal sound walk from Newbiggin-by-the-Sea to Lynemouth. Exact time TBC. Register your interest and for advance booking contact info@avfestival.co.uk

Sunday, July 12

Brinkburn Summer of Music. Brinkburn Priory. Performances throughout the day. 11.30am - 4pm. Information, visit www.english-heritage.org.uk

Sunday, July 12

Vintage Car Rally. Woodhorn Museum. The North East Club for Pre-War Automobiles with over 60 cars. Information, visit www.experiencewoodhorn.com

Sunday, July 12

Daytime Astronomy. Kielder Observatory. 4pm - 7pm. £15, conc £13. Information/booking, Kielderobservatory.org

Sunday, July 12

Aurora Night. Kielder Observatory. 8.30pm. £20, conc £18. Information/booking, Kielderobservatory.org

Monday, July 13.

Water Day. Kielder Water and Forest Park. Have a go at canoeing or kayaking on the beautiful Kielder Water. £10 per person for half-hour session. www.calvert-trust.org.uk

Monday, July 13.

First World War Recruitment Days. Fusiliers Museum of Northumberland. At the Gun Terrace beside the museum to join the team preparing for war. During opening hours, see attractions.

Wednesday, July 15

Nicholas Wood Lecture. Woodhorn Museum. 2pm - 3pm Free. Join historian Bill Lancaster to explore the life of talented 19th century mining engineer Nicholas Wood. Book on 01670 624455.

Wednesday, July 15

Alistair Anderson in concert. St Mary’s Church on Holy Island, 4.30pm. For tickets, visit www.alistairanderson.com

Thursday, July 16

Wine and cheese evening. St Mary’s church, Wooler. £6. Available from Brands Newsagent or book in advance on 01668 281607 or pay at the door on the evening.

Thursday, July 16

Afternoon Bingo. Shilbottle Community Hall. 1.30pm. £1 per person. Enjoy tea and cakes with your games. £2.40 for six games.

Walks

Today

Living Seas, beach clean. Help to protect marine wildlife on a beach clean. To book, visit www.nwt.org.uk

Today, Saturday, July 11, Sunday July 12 and Tuesday, July 14.

Humbleton Hill. Nordic Walk. £8.50 various times. Information, details and booking, visit www.shepherdswalks.co.uk

Saturday, July 11

Sound Walk with Chris Watson. Woodhorn Museum, Newbiggin-By-The-Sea. Sound recordist Chris Watson leads a coastal sound walk from Newbiggin-by-the-Sea to Lynemouth. Exact time TBC. Register your interest and for advance booking contact: info@avfestival.co.uk

Saturday, July 11

Ranger Walks. Guided hike to explore parts of Cragside that are off the beaten track. 1.30pm - 3.30pm. Normal admission applies. 01669 620333.

Tuesday, July 14 and Wednesday July 14

Garden Walks. Guided walk through the formal gardens at Cragside. Noon - 1pm. Normal admission applies. 01669 620333.

Wednesday, July 15

Guided Walk in the Cheviots College Valley and Common Burn. Northumberland National Park. Wednesday, July 15. 10.30am – 4pm. £5 adults, children free. www.northumberlandnationalpark.org.uk

ATTRACTIONS

Aln Valley Railway, Alnwick: 0300 030 3311. Open Saturday and Sunday, 10.30am–4.30pm.

Alnwick Castle: 01665 511100. Daily, 10am–5.30pm, last entry 4.15pm. State rooms, 10.30am–4.30pm, last entry 4pm. Entry at the gate: £14.75, conc £12, child (5-16yrs) £7.60, child (0-4yrs) free, family £39.

Alnwick Garden: 01665 511350. Daily 10am–6pm. Entry at the gate: £12.10, conc £10.45, child (5-16yrs) £4.40, child (0-4yrs) free, family £29.70.

Armstrong Household & Farming Museum, off the A1: 01665 579443. Open Fridays, 10am–5pm. £4, to charities. Parties catered for by calling the museum.

Bailiffgate Museum, Alnwick: 01665 605847. Open Tuesdays–Sundays, 10am–4pm, but closed Mondays. £4, conc £3, children £1, U5s free.

Bamburgh Castle: 01668 214515. Daily 10am-5pm, last admission 4pm. £10.50, child £5, senior £10, family £25.

Barter Books, Alnwick Station: 01665 604888. Daily, 9am–7pm.

Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens: 01661 881636. Daily, 10am–6pm. Gift Aid admission: £9.20, child £5.50, conc £8.30, family £23.90.

Berwick Barracks: 01289 304493. Open Monday–Friday, 10am–6pm. Closed Saturday and Sunday. £4.80, child £2.90, conc £4.30, family £12.50.

Chillingham Castle: 01668 215359. Open Sunday–Friday, noon–5pm, last entry 4.30pm. Closed Saturday. £9.50, conc £8.50, children (5-15yrs) £5.50, U5s free, family £23.

Chillingham Wild Cattle Park: 01558 215250. Monday–Friday: Tours 10am, 11am, noon, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm. Sundays: Tours 10am, 11am, noon. Closed Saturday. £8, conc £6, child £3, family £16.

Cragside House, Gardens and Estates: House: Today–tomorrow & Tuesday–Thursday, 1pm–5pm, Saturday–Sunday, 11am-5pm. Garden/woodland: Today-Sunday & Tuesday-Thursday, 10am–7pm. Cragside closed Monday. Gift Aid admission – gardens/woodland: £10.70, child £5.40, family £25.50. Whole property: £16.50, child £8.30, family £41.

Dunstanburgh Castle: 01665 576231. Daily, 10am–6pm. Gift Aid admission: £4.90, child £2.90, conc £4.40, family £12.70.

Edlingham Castle: 0870 333 1181. Open during daylight hours. Free admission.

Etal Castle: 01890 820332. Open daily, 10am–6pm. Gift Aid admission: £4.80, child £2.90, conc £4.30, family £12.50.

Heatherslaw Cornmill: 01890 820488. Daily, 10am-5pm. £3.80, conc £3.20, family £10, U5s free.

Heatherslaw Light Railway: 01890 820244. Daily 10am-4pm, first train 11am. Return journey prices: £6.50, seniors £6, children £4.50, U5s £2.50, babies free.

Heatherslaw Visitor Centre: 01890 820338. Daily, 10am–5pm.

Howick Hall Gardens: 01665 577285. Daily, 10.30am-6pm, last entry 5pm. Gift Aid entry: £7.70, Over 60s £6.60, children free.

Lady Waterford Hall, Ford: 01890 820338. Daily 11am–5pm. £3, conc £2.70, family £8, U5s free.

Lindisfarne Castle: 01289 389244. Call for opening times. Gift Aid admission: £7.80, child £3.90, family £19.40.

Lindisfarne Centre: 01289 389004. Call for opening times. £4, child £2, conc £3.50, family £10, U5s free.

Lindisfarne Priory: 01289 389200. Daily, 10am-6pm. Gift Aid: £6.20, child £3.70, conc £5.60, family £16.10.

Longframlington Gardens, Swarland Road, Longframlington: 01665 570382. Daily, 8.30am–5pm.

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. 10am–5pm, last admission 4.15pm. Free.

Wallington: 01670 773600. House: Today-Mon & Wed-Thurs, noon-5pm. Closed Tues. Walled garden: Daily, 10am–7pm. Garden/estate: Daily, 10am–dusk. Gift Aid entry: £12.60, child £6.30, family £31.50.

Warkworth Castle and Hermitage: 01665 711423. Castle: Daily, 10am–6pm. Gift Aid entry will be: £6, child £3.60, conc £5.40, family £15.60. Hermitage: Open on Sunday and Monday only, 11am–4pm. £4, child £2.40, conc £3.60, family £10.40.

Woodhorn Museum and Archives: 01670 624455 Museum and galleries, Wed–Sun, 10am–5pm. Northumberland Archives, Wed–Sat, 10am–4pm. Visit www.experiencewoodhorn.com