What’s on in Northumberland – week ending June 5

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STAGE/THEATRE

Tomorrow

King Lear (12a). Streaming from the National Theatre. Alnwick Playhouse. 7pm. Premier £15.50, standard £14.50, conc £13.50, child/student £10. 01665 510785.

Tomorrow

Seann Walsh - The Lie-In King. Maltings, Berwick. 8pm. £12. 01289 330999.

Saturday, May 31

Pop Factor - The Concert! Maltings, Berwick. 6.30pm. £12.50, £10.50 conc. 01289 330999.

Saturday, May 31, and Tuesday, June 3

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time (15). National Theatre streaming. Sat: Alnwick Playhouse, 7pm, premier £15.50, standard £14.50, conc £13.50, child/student £10, 01665 510785. Tues: Maltings, Berwick, 7pm, £16, £15 conc, child £8, 01289 330999.

FILMS

Today

Rio 2 (U). Alnwick Playhouse. 2pm. Premier £7.50, standard £7, conc £6.50, child/student £5.50. 01665 510785.

Tonight

Captain America - The Winter Soldier (12a). Alnwick Playhouse. 7.30pm. Premier £7.50, standard £7, conc £6.50, child/student £5.50. 01665 510785.

Tomorrow

Tinkerbell and The Pirate Fairy (U). Alnwick Playhouse. 2pm. Premier £7.50, standard £7, conc £6.50, child/student £5.50. 01665 510785.

Tomorrow and Sun, June 1

Postman Pat The Movie (U). Maltings, Berwick. Various times and prices. 01289 330999.

Saturday, May 31

Tarzan (PG). Seahouses Hub. 3pm. £6, conc £5.50, child £4, family £18, 01665 721868.

Saturday, May 31

The Love Punch (12a). Seahouses Hub. 6pm. £6, conc £5.50, child £4, family £18, 01665 721868.

Wednesday, June 4

Viking Adventures from the British Museum (U). Maltings, Berwick. 2pm. £5, £4 conc, child £3. 01289 330999.

Wednesday, June 4

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

Thursday, June 5

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

LIVE MUSIC

Tonight

Fifield/Stephen/Milne Gala Concert. Alnwick Garden. 7pm. £5, Friend free. Booking essential, 01665 511350.

Tonight

Rothbury Roots. Jez Lowe, supported by Plumhall. Queen’s Head Hotel, Rothbury. Doors 7.30pm, music 8pm. £10. To book, 01669 620470.

Tonight

Billy Joel Songbook. Maltings, Berwick. 7.30pm. £14, £12.50 conc, circle £16, box seat £18, child £7. 01289 330999.

Tomorrow

Before The Mast. In aid of Pottergate Centre, Alnwick. With pie and pea supper. At Alnwick Working Men’s Club. 7.30pm. £5. 01665 602181.

Tomorrow

Open Mic Night. Tanners Arms, Alnwick. 8pm. Free.

Saturday, May 31

Psappha. Contemporary music ensembles. Alwinton Church. 7.30pm. For details/ticket prices, visit alwintoncon certs.org.

Sunday, June 1

Ashington Male Voice Choir. Brinkburn Priory. 2pm. Normal priory admission for non English Heritage members.

Monday, June 2

Northumberland Traditional Music Session. Blue Bell, Belford. 8pm. Free.

Wednesday, June 4

Lunchtime Concert. Tom Wyllie. Alnwick Garden. 01665 511350.

Wednesday, June 4

Larry Miller. Maltings, Berwick. 8.30pm. £12.50, £10 conc, child £7. 01289 330999.

Thursday, June 5

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.

EVENTS

Today

Potter-inspired Characters. Alnwick Castle. Normal admission. 01665 511100.

Today

Willow Crafts. Alnwick Garden. Various times. Normal admission. 01665 511350.

Today

Artizani - Punt and Lifeboat. Alnwick Garden. 01665 511350.

Today, to Sat, May 31

Science Quest. Cragside. 10am-5pm. £1, normal admission. 01669 620333.

Today to Sat, May 31

The Wildman of Belsay. Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens. 11am-5pm. Normal admission. 01661 881636.

Tomorrow

Make a flower-pot man. Alnwick Garden. Various times. Normal admission. 01665 511350.

Tomorrow

Family Friday. Bailiffgate Museum, Alnwick. 11am-2pm. 01665 605847.

Tomorrow

Swing and Climb Day. King-Swing, 10am-12.30pm, indoor climbing wall, 1pm-4pm. Kielder. £10 per activity. 01434 250232.

Tomorrow and Sat, May 31

Medieval Falconry. Alnwick Castle. Normal admission. 01665 511100.

Tomorrow and Sat, May 31

Swash & Buckle. Alnwick Garden. 11am, 1pm and 3pm. 01665 511350.

Tomorrow and Sat, May 31

Nautical Nonsense. Musical, peripatetic comedy. Alnwick Garden. 01665 511350.

Saturday, May 31

Workshop. Mixed media with Tony Montague. Coquetdale Arts Centre, Rothbury. £20. 10am-3pm. 01669 621557.

Saturday, May 31

Rock-pool Ramble. Low Newton. 10.30am-12.30pm.

Saturday, May 31

Gnome making. Alnwick Garden. Various times. Normal admission. 01665 511350.

Saturday, May 31

Big Baby Boogie Disco - Colour Me In. Alnwick Playhouse. 2.30pm and 4pm. More details/booking, 01665 510785.

Sunday, June 1

Secret Gardens of Alnmouth. Map and descriptions of gardens included. 10am-4.30pm. Tickets, £4.50 from Post Office, Alnmouth Country Store and Aln Gift Shop or on day outside Alnmouth Church. Children free. 01665 830326.

Sunday, June 1

Pirates & Mermaids. Alnwick Garden. 01665 511350.

Sunday, June 1

Laser-clay shooting/archery. Kielder. 10am-4pm. £10 per activity. 01434 250232.

Sunday, June 1

Make a Wood Pet. Alnwick Garden. Various times. 01665 511350.

Sunday, June 1

Rock-pool ramble. Lindisfarne Castle. 11am-2pm. Free. 01289 389244.

Sunday, June 1, and Monday, June 2

Rusty Bodkins Medieval Archer. Bamburgh Castle. 01668 214515.

Tuesday, June 3

Turning Water into Light. Hear about William Armstrong and his passion for water power. Cragside. 1pm-3pm. Normal admission applies. 01669 620333.

Tuesday, June 3

Making Sense of the Census. With Anthea Lang. Bailiffgate Museum, Alnwick. 7.15pm. Members free, non-members £2.50. 01665 605847.

Thursday, June 5

Performance Poetry. With Scott Tyrrell. Bailiffgate Museum, Alnwick. £3. 01665 605847.

WALKS

Sunday, June 1

Alnwick Ramblers. Nanny Felton’s Cairn. Meet near Edlingham junction on B6341. 10.30am. 01665 575129.

Thursday, June 5

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

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 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 to Sunday, 11am–5pm, Tuesday–Thursday 1pm–5pm. Gardens/woodland 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.