What’s on in Northumberland – week ending June 12

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STAGE/THEATRE

Tomorrow

D-Day - 70 Years On. Maltings, Berwick.

Saturday, June 7

The Maltings Theatre & Cinema and Berwick Visual Arts present Henri Matisse - The Cut-Outs live from the Tate Modern. Encore broadcast. Maltings, Berwick. 2pm. £12.50, £10 conc, child £6. 01289 330999.

Saturday, June 7

Fine Chisel - Dumbstruck. Maltings, Berwick. 8pm. £13, £11.50 conc, child £7. 01289 330999.

Sunday, June 8

Der Rosenkavalier - Strauss. Live Streaming. Sung in German with English supertitles. Alnwick Playhouse. 4.30pm. Premier £18, standard £17, conc £16, child/student £10. 01665 510785.

Tuesday, June 10

Henry IV Part I. Encore Screening from the Royal Shakespeare Company. Alnwick Playhouse. 7pm. Premier £15.50, standard £14.50, conc £13.50, child/student £10. 01665 510785.

Wednesday, June 11

The World According to John Bird. 18yrs+. Maltings, Berwick. 7pm. £12, £10.50 conc, child £7. 01289 330999.

Thursday, June 12

National Theatre Live - A Small Family Business. Live streaming. Alnwick Playhouse. 7pm. Premier £15.50, standard £14.50, conc £13.50, child/student £10. 01665 510785.

Thursday, June 12

The Place presents EDge 2014 - A New Generation of Dance Artists. Maltings, Berwick. 7.30pm. £12, £10.50 conc, circle £14, box seat £16, child £7. 01289 330999.

FILMS

Tonight

Pulp Fiction – 20th Anniversary Digital Screening (18). Fancy-dress encouraged. Maltings, Berwick. 7pm. £7.50, £6.50 conc. 01289 330999.

Tonight

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

Tomorrow

The Railway Man (15). Alnwick Playhouse. 7.30pm. Premier £7.50, standard £7, conc £6.50, child/student £5.50. 01665 510785.

Saturday, June 7

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (12a). Maltings, Berwick. 7pm. £7.50, £6.50 conc, child £4.50, babies free. 01289 330999.

Saturday, June 7

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

Sunday, June 8

Tarzan (PG). Maltings, Berwick. 2.30pm. £7.50, £6.50 conc, child £4.50, babies free. 01289 330999.

Tuesday, June 10

Half of a Yellow Sun (15). Maltings, Berwick. 1pm and 7.30pm. £7.50, £6.50 conc, child £4.50, babies free. 01289 330999.

Wednesday, June 11

The Other Woman (12a). Maltings, Berwick. 7.30pm. £7.50, £6.50 conc, child £4.50, babies free. 01289 330999.

Wednesday, June 11

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

LIVE MUSIC

Tonight

Rothbury Accordion and Fiddle Club, Willie McFarlane Band. Musicians/listeners welcome. Queen’s Head Hotel, Rothbury. 7.30pm. Members £3, non-members £5. 01668 281307.

Tomorrow

Lunchtime Organ Recital. By Tamsin Brown. Morpeth Methodist Church. 1.30pm-2.30pm. Free. 01670 511078.

Sunday, June 8

Music Day. With several bands. Also brake van or coach rides behind a diesel locomotive. Aln Valley Railway, Alnwick. 10am-4pm. Visit alnvalleyrailway.co.uk

Sunday, June 8

Concert. Alnwick Pipers. At Brinkburn Priory. 2pm. Normal admission applies for non-English Heritage members.

Monday, June 9

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

EVENTS

Tonight

Poetry@Bailiffgate. An evening of performance poetry, with featuring Scott Tyrrell. Bailiffgate Museum, Alnwick. £3. 01665 605847.

Tomorrow

Solar Observing. Kielder Observatory. 5pm. 07805 638469.

Saturday, June 7

Car-boot Sale. At Alnwick Town FC. Entry by donation. Children’s entertainment. Sellers 9am. Gates open 10am. 01665 720395.

Saturday, June 7

Workshop. Crochet, mini-baskets with Cheryl Jackson. Gallery 45, Felton. 9.30am–12.30pm. Materials, drinks and cake provided. £25, deposit £10. To book, 01670 783424.

Saturday, June 7

Fresh. Alnwick Playhouse. More details, visit alnwickplayhouse.co.uk

Saturday, June 7

Family Astronomy. Kielder Observatory. 5pm-6.30pm. 07805 638469.

Saturday, June 7

Late Night Saturn. Kielder Observatory. 11.30pm. 07805 638469.

Sat, June 7, and Sun, June 8

Dark Skies Challenge. Over 12 hours, cyclists will tackle the 26-mile course around the biggest man-made reservoir in Northern Europe with the ultimate challenge of four laps (100 miles) being laid down. At Kielder. 7pm to 7am. £40. Contact 0191 410 9974.

Sat, June 7, and Sun, June 8

Make a Father’s Day Gift. Alnwick Garden. Various times. 01665 511350.

Sunday, June 8

Open Farm Sunday. Celebrating British farming and food. See which farms in the North East are taking part by visiting farmsunday.org

Sunday, June 8

4x4 Safari. A day of guided trail blazing in the heart of Kielder and Wark Forests. Kielder Castle Forest Park Centre. 8.30am-4pm. Tickets £55 per vehicle including breakfast. Visit www.gton.co.uk

Sunday, June 8

Great North Plant Sale. Plant Heritage North East hosts this sale of locally-grown plants. Kirkley Hall. 01661 823145.

Sunday, June 8

Cosmology Workshop. Kielder Observatory. 1pm. 07805 638469.

Sunday, June 8

Open Garden – Glanton Pyke. In aid of HospiceCare North Northumberland. 1pm–5pm. £4, U16s free. 01665 606515.

Monday, June 9

Museum Tots. Free pre-school group. Experience history through play. Bailiffgate Museum, Alnwick. 9.30am-11am. 01665 605847.

Tuesday, June 10

At Home with the Trevelyans. Go behind the scenes to learn about many of the objects used by the family or discover rooms not normally open. Wallington. 2pm–4pm. Normal admission, plus £15, including afternoon tea. To book, 01670 773600.

Thursday, June 12

Workshop. Needlepoint with Carolyn Dowie. Gallery 45, Felton. 10am–3.30pm. Lunch, drinks and materials provided. £40, deposit £10. To book, 01670 783424.

WALKS

Today

Walk. Alnwick and District Natural History Society hosts a walk along the coast taking in Embleton Bay and Dunstanburgh Castle. Meet at Dunstanburgh Castle Golf Club. 2pm. Free. 01665 602614.

Saturday, June 7

Walk. Training walk for the Cragside Challenge walk. Eight miles. Starts Rothbury, 10am. £8.50. 01669 621044.

Saturday, June 7

Alwinton Round Challenge Walks. Choice of three walks of different lengths. In aid of North of Tyne Mountain Rescue Team. Visit northoftynesearch andrescue.org.uk

Monday, June 9

Ranger Ramble. Ranger-led seasonal countryside walk to explore Wallington estate. Meet under Clocktower. 2pm. Normal admission. 01670 773600.

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. Daily, 10am–7pm. Entry £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 Tues–Sun, 10am-4pm. £4, conc £3, child £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 Mon-Fri, 10am-6pm. Closed Sat and Sun. £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, tomorrow and Tues–Thurs, 1pm–5pm, and Sat/Sun 11am–5pm. Gardens/woodland open Tues–Sun, 10am–7pm. Cragside closed Monday. 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 – £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 daily, 10m-5pm. Last admission 4.15pm. Free entry.

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, daily, 10am-6pm. £5.20, child £3.10, conc £4.70, family £13.50. Hermitage, Sunday and Monday, 11am-4pm. £3.50, child £2.10, conc £3.20.