What’s on in Northumberland – week ending May 29

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STAGE/THEATRE

Tonight

Memories of a Test Match Special. Maltings, Berwick. 7.30pm. £16, £15 conc, circle £18, box seat £20, child £7. 01289 330999.

Tonight and Tues, May 27

Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Alnwick Playhouse. Various times. Prem £15.50, adult £14.50, conc £13.50, child/student £10. 01665 510785.

Tomorrow

Trials of Oscar Wilde. Alnwick Playhouse. 7.30pm. Prem £12.50, adult £11.50, child/student £8.50, Friends £10.50. 01665 510785.

Tomorrow

Singular Exploits of Sherlock Holmes. Maltings, Berwick. 8pm. £14, £12.50 conc, child £7. 01289 330999.

Saturday, May 24

Doug Segal. Maltings, Berwick. 7.30pm. £12.50, £11 conc, child £7. 01289 330999.

Sat, May 24, and Sun, May 25

ABBA Reunion. Alnwick Playhouse. 8pm. Prem £19.50, adult £18.50, conc £17.50. 01665 510785.

Sunday, May 25

Driving Miss Daisy. Encore broadcast and live Q&A. Maltings, Berwick. 5.30pm. £16, £15 concs, child £8. 01289 330999.

FILMS

Tomorrow

Divergent (12a). Maltings, Berwick. 6pm. £7, £6 conc, child £4. 01289 330999.

Tuesday, May 27

Twenty Feet from Stardom (12a). Maltings, Berwick. 7.30pm. £7, £6 conc, child £4. 01289 330999.

Tomorrow to Sun, May 25, and Tues, May 27, and Wed, May 28

Postman Pat- The Movie (U). Maltings, Berwick. Various times. £7, £6 conc, child £4, babies free. 01289 330999.

Wednesday, May 28

Noah (12a). Seahouses Hub, 2pm, £6, conc £5.50, child £4, family £18, 01665 721868. Alnwick Playhouse, 7.30pm, Premier £7.50, standard £7, conc £6.50, child/student £5.50, 01665 510785.

Wednesday, May 28

The Quiet Ones (15). Maltings, Berwick. 7.30pm. £7, £6 conc, child £4. 01289 330999.

Thursday, May 29

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

Thursday, May 29

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

LIVE MUSIC

Tomorrow

House Concert. Blair Dunlop. St Cuthberts House, Seahouses. Doors 7pm, music 7.45pm. £10. To book, 01665 720456.

Tomorrow

Berwick Band Concert. Embleton Holy Trinity Church. 7.30pm. £10, including refreshments.

Saturday, May 24

Before The Mast. Seahouses Social Club. 8pm for 8.30pm. In aid of Seahouses Outdoor Bowling Club. £5. Tables for four or more reservable. 01665 721337.

Saturday, May 24

Tommy Smith & Brian Kellock. Maltings, Berwick. 8.30pm. £14, £12.50 conc, child £7. 01289 330999.

Sunday, May 25

Kevin Royale. 50s/60s singer. Railway Inn, Acklington. 7pm.

Monday, May 26

Northumberland Traditional Music Session. Ship Inn, Low Newton. 8pm. Free.

Thursday, May 29

Acoustic Magic. Chris Helme, with support from Garry Sean Featherstone and Daniel Laidler. Newbiggin Maritime Centre. 7pm. £7. To book, email acousticcmagic@gmail.com

Thursday, May 29

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

Thursday, May 29

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

EVENTS

Tomorrow

Owl Night. Kielder. 7pm-9pm. £10. Booking essential, 01434 220242.

Saturday, May 24, to Monday, May 26

Rosa Mundi Encampment. Discover medieval life. Alnwick Castle. Normal admission. 01665 511100.

Saturday, May 24

Table Top Sale. Acklington Village Hall. 10am-noon.

Saturday, May 24

Workshop. Botanical watercolour. Gallery 45, Felton. 10am-12.30pm. £25. £10 deposit required when booking. 01670 783424.

Saturday, May 24

Workshop. Michael Ewart (oil/acrylic). Coquetdale Arts Centre, Rothbury. £20. 10am-3pm. To book, 01669 621557.

Saturday, May 24

Gnome making. Alnwick Garden. Bookable half-hour slots from 10.30am-3.40pm. Normal admission. 01665 511350.

Sat, May 24, to Thurs, May 29

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

Saturday, May 24, to Thurs, May 29

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

Sat, May 24, to Mon, May 26

Zooted the Jesters. Alnwick Castle. Normal admission. 01665 511100.

Sunday, May 25

Bushcrafts Survival Day. Kielder. 9am-5pm. £20. Booking essential, 01388 529154.

Sunday, May 25

Druridge Bay 10k. See p31.

Sunday, May 25

Wind-chime Making. Alnwick Garden. Bookable half-hour slots from 10.30am to 3.40pm. Normal admission. 01665 511350.

Sunday, May 25

Laser clay Shooting/Archery. Kielder. Drop-in, 10am-4pm. £10 per activity. 01434 250232.

Sunday, May 25

Bamburgh Fair. In aid of church restoration funds and Christmas lights. Bamburgh Hall Farm. 10.30am-4pm. £1, children free. 01668 214430.

Sunday, May 25

Rotary & Inner Wheel Open Day. At Alnmouth Friary. Featuring garden party, stalls and Friary tours. 2pm-4pm. £3, children free. Proceeds divided between Northumbria Osteoporosis Trust and Rotary’s End Polio Now campaign.

Sunday, May 25, and Monday, May 26

Medieval Castle Life. Warkworth Castle. 11am-5pm. Normal admission. 01665 711423.

Sun, May, 25, and Mon, May 26

50 Things Weekend. Wallington. 11am-4pm. Normal admission. 01670 773600.

Monday, May 26

Car Boot Sale. Seahouses Sports and Community Centre. 9am-noon. In aid of Seahouses Outdoor Bowling Club. Admission 50p, U16s free. Tables, cars, vans £6. To book, 01665 721374.

Monday, May 26

Northumberland County Show. At Bywell. Contact 01434 604216.

Monday, May 26

Rothbury Street Fair. 10am–4pm.

Monday, May 26

Art and Craft Fair. Warkworth Memorial Hall. 10am-4pm. Free.

Monday, May 26

Canoeing or kayaking. Age 5+. Kielder. Drop-in, 10am-4pm. £10 per session. 01434 250232.

Monday, May 26

Rusty Bodkins – Bowman. Heatherslaw Corn Mill. 10am-4pm. 07884 314649.

Monday, May 26

Bubble Train Specials. Heatherslaw Railway. Noon-4pm. 01890 820244.

Monday, May 26

Craft Fair. Etal Village Hall. 11am-3pm. Free admission, free parking.

Tuesday, May 27

Finger-puppet making. Alnwick Garden. Bookable half-hour slots from 10.30am to 3.40pm. Normal admission 01665 511350.

Tuesday, May 27

Science Lab. Cragside. 11am-3pm. Normal admission. 01669 620333.

Tuesday, May 27

At Home With The Trevelyans. Wallington. 2pm-4pm. £15, including afternoon tea. Normal admission. Booking recommended. 01670 773600.

Tuesday, May 27

Talk About Life on the Farne Islands. Bamburgh Pavilion. 7.30pm. Adult £2.50, child £1.

Tues, May 27, to Thurs, May 29

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

Tues, May 27, to Sat, May 31

Sir Joseph Wilson Swan Exhibition. Cragside. 1pm-5pm. Until November 2. Normal admission. 01669 620333.

Wednesday, May 28

High Ropes Day. Age 5+. Kielder. Drop-in, 10am-4pm. £10 per circuit. 01434 250232.

Wednesday, May 28

Make a peg friend. Alnwick Garden. Bookable half-hour slots from 10.30am to 3.40pm. Normal admission. 01665 511350.

Wednesday, May 28

Create a Miniature Garden. Materials provided. Cragside. 11am-3pm. £2, normal admission. 01669 620333.

Wednesday, May 28

Victorian Baking Days. Subject to volunteer availability. Cragside. 1pm-4pm. Normal admission. 01669 620333.

Wednesday, May 28

Conservation Cleaning. Subject to volunteer availability. Cragside. 1pm-4pm. Normal admission. 0844 2491895.

Wednesday, May 28

Alnwick Wildlife Group. Veronica Carnell talks about Mini Mammals. St Michael’s Church Hall, Cannongate, Alnwick. 7.30pm. Non-members £2.

Thursday, May 29

Willow crafts. Alnwick Garden. Bookable half-hour slots from 10.30am to 3.40pm. Normal admission. 01665 511350.

ATTRACTIONS

Aln Valley Railway: 0300 0303311. Lionheart Station, Alnwick. Open Sunday–Thursday, May 29, 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, with donation - £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 and tomorrow, 1pm–5pm, Saturday–Thursday, May 29, 11am–5pm. Gardens/woodland 10am–7pm. 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. Warkworth Castle is open daily, 10am-6pm. Admission is £5.20, child £3.10, conc £4.70, family £13.50. Warkworth Hermitage is open Sundays and Mondays, 11am-4pm. It is closed Tuesdays to Saturdays. Admission is £3.50, child £2.10, conc £3.20.