What’s on in Northumberland – week ending October 3

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STAGE/THEATRE

Tonight to Saturday, September 26

Cheers, Tears and Fears by Warkworth Drama Group. Warkworth Memorial Hall. 7pm. 2.30pm matinee on Saturday. www.warkworthdrama.org.uk

Tonight and Wednesday, October 2

Othello (Live Streaming). Tonight, Alnwick Playhouse, 7pm, Premier £15, standard £14, conc £13. 01665 510785. October 2, Maltings Berwick, 1pm, £16, £15 conc, child £8. 01289 330999.

Wednesday, October 2

Peacock and Gamble, Heartthrobs. Suggested age 14+. Maltings, Berwick. 7pm. £12.50, £10.50 conc. 01289 330999.

Thursday, October 3

Angus & Ross Theatre Company – Holmes & Watson - The Farewell Tour. Bamburgh Pavilion. 7.30pm. £7.50, children free. Bookings 01668 214634.

FILMS

Today to Sunday, September 29

Berwick Film and Media Arts Festival. Visit www.berwickfilm-artsfest.com.

Tomorrow

Kick Ass 2 (15). Alnwick Playhouse. 7.30pm. 01665 510785.

Tuesday, October 1

We’re The Millers (15). Maltings, Berwick. 7.30pm. On October 2, with English subtitles, at 7.30pm. 01289 330999.

Wednesday, October 2

Only God Forgives (18). Alnwick Playhouse. 7.30pm. 01665 510785.

Thursday, October 3

The Way Way Back (12a). Alnwick Playhouse. 7.30pm. 01665 510785.

LIVE MUSIC

Tomorrow

Summerland. Seahouses Sports & Community Centre. 7pm. Tickets £5 from Seahouses Resource Centre, 01665 721868.

Tomorrow

Open Mic. Tanners Arms, Alnwick. 8.30pm.

Saturday, September 28

Coquet Singers. Brinkburn Priory. 2pm. Free, but Priory admission applies.

Saturday, September 28

Kit Holmes with Allan Greenwood. Cheviot Centre, Wooler. 7.30pm. £7, £6 conc, £19 family. Bookings 01668 282406.

Saturday, September 28

Black Voices. See p46.

Saturday, September 28

Dixon J Scott. Cottage Inn, Dunstan. 9pm. 01665 576658.

Sunday, September 29

Glendale Voices. Brinkburn Priory. 2pm. Free but Priory admission applies.

Sunday, September 29

Dunston Silver Band. Belsay Hall. 2.30pm. Normal entry. 01661 881636.

Monday, September 30

Folk Singing Session. Tanners Arms, Alnwick. 8pm. Free. 01665 722835.

Tuesday, October 1

OZMA Jazz Ciné Concert The Three Ages starring Buster Keaton. Maltings, Berwick. 7pm. £12, £10.50 conc, child £6. 01289 330999.

Thursday, October 3

Isla Grant. Maltings, Berwick. 7.30pm. Stalls £17, circle £18.50, box seat £20, child £9. 01289 330999.

Thursday, October 3

Rothbury Accordion and Fiddle Club. Garry Forrest Ceilidh Band. Queens Head, Rothbury. 7.30pm. Membership £8, members £3, non-members £5. Musicians/listeners welcome. 01668 281307.

EVENTS

Today

Coffee Morning. In aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. St Oswald’s Court, Amble. 10am–noon. £1.50 entry, including refreshments and raffle ticket.

Today to Sunday, September 29

Cragside Cheese Week. 10am–4pm. Free, normal admission applies.

Tomorrow

Macmillan Coffee Morning. Hindmarsh Hall, Alnmouth. 10am-noon.

Tomorrow

Coffee Morning. In aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. 10am-noon. Christon Bank Church Hall.

Saturday, September 28

Alnwick Lions Club Car-boot Sale. For local good causes. Homebase car park, Alnwick. 9am. £10 a car. 0845 8335931.

Saturday, September 28

Belford Show. Visit www.belfordnorthumberland.co.uk for details.

Saturday, September 28

Spoonday. Spoon-making workshops dedicated to the carved wooden spoon. Age 16+. 11am and 2pm. £10. Booking essential, 07717 651749 or deni@outdoorwoodlandlearning.org

Saturday, September 28

Loony Lawn Games. Alnwick Garden. 11.30am-noon, 1.30pm-2pm, 3.30pm-4pm. 01665 511350.

Saturday, September 28

Firecraft. Learn ways to generate a flame without using matches. Age 16+. Kielder. 1.30pm–4.30pm. £10. Booking essential, 01388 529154.

Saturday, September 28

Harvest Supper and Beetle Drive. In aid of St Ebba’s Church. WI Hall, Beadnell. 7pm. £5, including pie and peas, trifle and cheese and biscuits. Bring own booze. Tickets from 01665 721159.

Saturday, September 28

Starwatch. Kielder Castle. 7.30pm–9pm. £6, conc £5, family £16. Booking essential, 01434 220242.

Sat, Sept 28, and Sun, Sept 29

Wartime Wallington. Find out what life was like at Wallington during the Second World War. 11am–4pm. Normal admission applies. 01670 773600.

Sat, Sept 28, and Sun, Sept 29

Pop-Up Gallery. In aid of St Bartholomew, Whittingham, and Parkinson’s Disease Cognitive Exercise Project. Local artists and craftspeople exhibit and sell their work. The Old Court House, Whittingham. 10.30am-4pm. Free. Refreshments available. Tomorrow, private viewing by ticket only (£10) from 7.30pm. Includes supper and wine. 01665 574081.

Sunday, September 29

Peg Butterflys. Alnwick Garden. 11am-4pm. Free with admission. 01665 511350.

Sunday, September 29

Teasy Dancing. Dance tutors Maureen and George Alcock and live music from the Colin Haikney Trio. From 2pm. Alnwick Garden. £14, book 01665 511350.

Tuesday, October 1

Alnwick and District Flower Club. Demonstration by Kathleen Marlor. Costello Centre, Bailliffgate, Alnwick. 7pm.

Wednesday, October 2

Scottish Country Dancing. Bamburgh Pavilion. Visit www.seahouses.org.

Wednesday, October 2

New Moon Observing at Kielder Observatory. Age 10+. 8pm. £11, conc £8, family £30. Book via www.kielderobservatory.org

Thursday, October 3

Alnwick & District Natural History Society. Talk by Kevin O’Hara entitled Pine Martens. Costello Centre, Bailiffgate, Alnwick. 7.30pm. Visitors £1.50. 01665 602614.

WALKS

Today and Thursday, October 3

Nordic Walk. Starts Seahouses Resource Centre, 2pm. Poles provided. £2. 01665 721868 / 01668 219220.

Saturday, September 28

Map and Compass Training. 9.30am at Rothbury. £29. shepherdswalks.co.uk

Saturday, September 28

Nordic Walk Training Day. 10am at Rotbury. £13.50. shepherdswalks.co.uk

Saturday, September 28

Nordic Walk. 1.30pm at Rothbury. £8.50. shepherdswalks.co.uk

Monday, September 30

Walking for Health. Holy Island. Three miles. Meet Bell View, Belford. 2pm.

Tuesday, October 1

Nordic Walking for Beginners. 10am at Rothbury. £4. shepherdswalks.co.uk

Tuesday, October 1

Alnwick Ramblers. Shilbottle circuit. 4.5-miles. Meet Shilbottle Working Men’s Club car park. 10.30am. 01665 575129.

attractions

Alnwick Castle

01665 511350. Open daily, 10am–6pm. State rooms, 11pm–5pm. www.alnwick castle.com

Alnwick Garden

01665 511350. Open daily, 10am-6pm. www.alnwickgarden.com

Armstrong Household & Farming Museum, North Charlton Farm, Chathill

01665 579443. Open every Friday, 10am-5pm. Admission £4 for charity.

Bailiffgate Museum, Alnwick

01665 605847. Open Tuesdays to Sundays. 10am-4pm. £2.50, conc £2, child free.

Bamburgh Castle

01668 214515. Open daily, 10am-5pm. State rooms open at 11am. £9.75, child £4.25, senior £8.75, family £24, U5s free.

Barter Books, Alnwick Station

01665 604888. Open daily, 9am-7pm.

Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens

01661 881636. Open today to Monday, 10am-6pm, Tuesday to Thursday, 10am-4pm. £7.90, child £4.70, conc £7.10, family £20.50.

Berwick Barracks

01289 304493. Open Today, tomorrow and Monday, 10am-5pm, and Tuesday to Thursday, 10am–4pm. Closed Saturdays & Sundays. £4, child £2.40, conc £3.60.

Chillingham Castle

01668 215359. Open Sundays-Fridays, noon-5pm. Closed Saturdays. £9, conc £8, child £5, U5s free, family £22.

Chillingham Wild Cattle Park

01668 215250. Open Monday-Fridays. Tours on the hour, 10am-noon and 2pm-4pm; Sundays, 10am-noon. Closed Saturdays. £7, conc £5, children £3, family £15.

Cragside House, Gardens and Estates

01669 620333. House open today and tomorrow, as well as Tuesday to Thursday, 1pm–5pm, and Saturday and Sunday, 11am–5pm. Garden/woodlands open 10am-7pm, Tuesdays–Sundays. Cragside closed Mondays. Gift Aid – whole property: £15.20, child £7.60, family £37.90. Gardens only: £9.80, child £5, family £23.70.

Dunstanburgh Castle

01665 576231. Today to Monday, 10am–6pm, Tuesday to Thursday, 10am–4pm. £4.20, child £2.50, conc £3.80.

Edlingham Castle

0870 333 1181. Daylight hours. Free.

Etal Castle

01890 820332. Today to Monday, 10am-5pm, Tuesday to Thursday, 10am–4pm. £4, child £2.40, conc £3.60, family £10.40.

Heatherslaw Cornmill

01890 820488. Today to Monday, 10am-5pm, Tuesday to Thursday, 10am–4pm. £3.75, conc £2.75, family £10, U5s free.

Heatherslaw Light Railway

01890 820244. Open daily. Trains from Heatherslaw on the hour, 11am-3pm; return from Etal on the half-hour, 11.30am-3.30pm. Ticket office opens 10am. Returns £6.50, seniors £5.50, child £4, under fives £2, babies free.

Heatherslaw Visitor Centre

01890 820338. Today to Monday, 10am-5pm, Tues to Thurs, 10am–4pm. Free.

Howick Hall Gardens

01665 577285. Daily, noon–6pm. Gift Aid – £7.70, over 60s £6.60, children free.

Lady Waterford Hall, Ford

07790 457580. Today to Monday, 11am-5pm, Tuesday to Thursday, 11am–4pm. £2.50, conc £2, family £7.50, U5s free.

Lindisfarne Castle

01289 389244. Call for opening times. Check crossing times on page two. Gift Aid – £7.20, child £3.60, family £18.

Lindisfarne Centre

01289 389004. Call for opening times. Check crossing times on page two. £3, child £1, family £8, U5s free.

Lindisfarne Priory

01289 389200. Today to Monday, 10am-6pm, Tuesday to Thursdya, 10am–4pm. Check crossing times on page two. £5.20, child £3.10, conc £4.70.

Longframlington Gardens, Swarland Road, Longframlington

01665 570382. Open daily, 8.30am-5pm. Gardens admission is £4.25, accompanied U16s free. Nursery/cafe admission, free.

Preston Tower, Chathill

01665 589227. Open 10am-6pm. £2, child 50p, conc/groups £1.50

RNLI Grace Darling Museum

01668 214910. Today to Monday, 10am-5pm, Tuesday to Thursday, 10am–4pm. Free.

Wallington Hall & Gardens

01670 773600. House open Wed-Mon, noon–5pm, but closed Tues. Walled garden open daily, 10am-7pm, but 10am–4pm from Wednesday. Gift Aid – Garden/grounds only: £8, child £4, family £20. Whole property: £11.50, child £5.75, family £28.75. £8, child £4, family £20.

Warkworth Castle

01665 711423. Castle open today to Monday, 10am-6pm, Tuesaday to Thursday, 10am–4pm. £5, £3, £4.50, family £13. Warkworth Hermitage closed.