What’s on in Northumberland: week ending Thursday, June 7

STAGE/THEATRE

Tuesday, June 5

Alice in Wonderland. TaleGate Theatre perform a new adaptation of Carroll’s classic novel. Also, Alice in Wonderland-themed crafts to coincide with the performance. At The Alnwick Garden. 2pm. Free with admission. Contact 01665 511350.

Wednesday, June 6

Kathryn Tickell – Northumbrian Voices. Three generations of musicians perform in this reflection of communities, their music and collective stories. At Alnwick Playhouse. 7.30pm. £17.50 premier, £16.50 standard. Tickets and information, contact 01665 510785.

Wednesday, June 6, and Thursday, June 7

Flying Cloud Theatre in association with Turtle Key Arts – Napoli. A story of truth, memory and forgiveness, exploring heritage and identity as different eras collide, from 1944 to the present day. It features former Alnwick lad Kris Deedigan, who used to play Des Townsend in soap opera Hollyoaks. At The Maltings, Berwick. Wednesday, 
1.30pm, Thursday, 7.30pm. £12.50 stalls, £10.50 conc, £14.50 circle, £16.50 box. Tickets and information, contact 01289 330999.

LIVE MUSIC

Wednesday, June 6

Open Mic Night. Hosted by We Steal Flyers. At The Trap, North Broomhill. 8.30pm. Free.

Thursday, June 7

Rothbury Accordion and Fiddle Club. AGM and Wullie Scott. Musicians/listeners welcome. At Queen’s Head Hotel, Rothbury. Members £3, non-members £5. Contact 01668 281307.

Thursday, June 7

Open Mic Night. At Market Tavern, Alnwick. 9pm.

EVENTS

Today until Thursday, June 7

Adventure Northumberland Activities. Kayaking, coasteering, rock climbing and bike hire. Information and booking, www.adventurenorthumberland.co.uk or 01665 602925.

Tuesday, June 5

Seahouses Food/Craft Market. Variety of stallls. At The Bunker, opposite RNLI car park. 10am–4pm. Free. Contact 01665 720263 or 07811 169200 if weather inclement.

Tuesday, June 5

Alnwick & District Flower Club Demonstration. At Costello Centre, Bailiffgate, Alnwick. 7pm. Contact 01670 787298.

Wednesday, June 6

High Ropes Day. With cargo net, balance beams and swinging logs. At Kielder Water and Forest Park. 10am–4pm. £10 per half-hour. Contact 01434 250232.

Wednesday, June 6

Krafty Kidz. Make craft items. At Wallington. 11am–3pm. Charge for items made from £2-£6. Normal admission. Contact 01670 773963.

Wednesday, June 6

Transit of Venus. Watch Venus as it travels across the sun. At Kielder Observatory. 3.30am–6am. £8, £7 conc, £22 family. Booking essential, 07805 638469.

Wednesday, June 6

Make Your Own Grassy Pet. At The Alnwick Garden. Free with admission. Contact 01665 511350.

Wednesday, June 6

Swarland Craft Group. In Swarland Village Hall. 1.30pm–3.30pm. Contact Margaret, 01670 787705, or Joyce, 01670 787855.

Wednesday, June 6, and Thursday, June 7

Jubilee Time Travellers Go Royal. Royal trail/medieval activities. At Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens. 11am–4.30pm. Children to be accompanied. Normal admission, but £1 extra per child. Contact 01661 881636.

Wednesday, June 6, to Friday, June 8

Cragside Summer Bash. Entertainment/food/ales. At Cragside. Contact 01669 620333.

Wednesday, June 6, to Saturday, June 9

Meet the Hatter/Teacup Trail. At The Alnwick Garden. Free with admission. Contact 01665 511350.

Thursday, June 7

Let’s Circus Workshop. Introduction to street theatre. Recommended age, 16+. At The Alnwick Garden. 10am-1pm. Contact 01665 511350

Thursday, June 7

Bushcraft Taster Session. Insight into campcraft and outdoor living. Age 8+. At Wallington. £20, £10 child, £45 family. Booking essential, 01670 773963.

Thursday, June 7

Sailing/windsurfing. 10.30am-3.30pm. £5 per half day. Contact Coquet Shorebase Trust, Amble, 01665 710367.

Thursday, June 7

Jubilee Medieval Royal Combat. Knights perform a medieval Tournament of Foote. At Warkworth Castle. 11.30am–4.30pm. Admission £6.50, £5.50 conc, £4.50 child. English Heritage members free. Contact 01665 711423.

Thursday, June 7

Create A Potty Friend. At The Alnwick Garden. Free with admission. Contact 01665 511350.

Thursday, June 7

Bingo. At Cottage Inn, Dunstan. 7.30pm.

WALKS

Thursday, June 7

Guided Two-Hour Photography Walk. Meet at Dunstanburgh Golf Club, 9.30am. £15. Contact 01665 576012.