What's on in north Northumberland - April 12 - April 19

See what's on in north Northumberland for the next seven days. Covering theatre, films, live music, walks and other events taking place in Northumberland this week.

Thursday, 12th April 2018, 9:00 am
Connla, a passionate group of fabulous musicians, play St Cuthbert's House on April 14.
Connla, a passionate group of fabulous musicians, play St Cuthbert's House on April 14.



Patrick Monahan: Rewind Selector 90’s. The Maltings, Berwick, 8pm. Tickets: £13, concs £10.50-£11.50. See www.maltingsberwick.co.uk or 01289 330999.


Belford Players. Ferguson Hall, Belford, 2.30pm. Free entry.


Just An Ordinary Lawyer. Alnwick Playhouse, 7.30pm. Tickets: £10.50-£11.50, child/student £8.50, at www.alnwickplayhouse.co.uk or 01665 510785.



Peter Rabbit. The Maltings, Berwick, 2pm. Tickets: £8.50, concs £7, child £5. Certificate (PG).

Today and tomorrow

The Greatest Showman Sing-a-Long. Alnwick Playhouse, 1pm and 7.30pm (today) only. Tickets: £8-£8.50, concs £7.50, child/student £5.50, friends £7.20. Certificate (PG).


The Mercy. The Maltings, Berwick, 8pm. Tickets: £8.50, concs £7, child £5. Cert (12A).


Fifty Shades Freed. Alnwick Playhouse, 7.30pm. Tickets: £8-£8.50, concs £7.50, child/student £5.50, friends £7.20. Certificate (18).

Tomorrow until Sunday

Ready Player One. The Maltings, Berwick, times vary. Tickets: £8.50, concs £7, child £5. Certificate (12A).


Finding Your Feet. Alnwick Playhouse, 7.30pm. Tickets: £8-£8.50, concs £7.50, child/student £5.50, friends £7.20. Certificate (12A).


Berwick Film Society: Frantz. The Maltings, Berwick. Tickets: £8.50, £7 concs, BFS passholders free. Certificate (15).


Lady Bird. The Maltings, Berwick, 7.30pm. Tickets: £8.50, concs £7, child £5. Certificate (15).



Royal Northern Sinfonia: Brahms. The Maltings, Berwick, 7pm. Tickets: £13, concs £10-£11.50, accompanied under 16s go FREE (two free tickets per adult).


Ashington and District Male Voice Choir. St. Lawrence Church, Warkworth. Tickets £7, from the church, or call 01665 711229, or pay on the door.


Dipper Malkin. The Coquetdale Music Trust, Thropton, 7.30pm. Tickets: £10 available from Tullys Rothbury.


You’ve Got a Friend. Alnwick Playhouse, 7.30pm. Tickets: £20.50-£21.50, child/student £15.50.


Organ Recital by Alison Rudd. St John’s Church, Alnmouth, 10.30am. Donations.


Connla. St Cuthbert’s House, Seahouses, 7.30pm. Entry: £12.50 on the door, money goes to the musicians.


Northumbria Sinfonietta Spring Concert. St. Michael’s Church, Alnwick, 7.30pm. Tickets: £10 on the door.


Luke Daniels. The Coquetdale Music Trust, Thropton, 7.30pm. Tickets: £10, from Tullys Rothbury.


Folk Session. Blue Bell Hotel, Belford, 8pm. Free entry.


Music Session. The John Bull Inn, Alnwick, 8.30pm.


Northumbrian Music Evening. The Fleece Inn, Alnwick, 8pm.

Thursday (April 19)

Feast of Fiddles 25th Annual Tour. Alnwick Playhouse, 7.30pm. Tickets: £19.50-£20.50.

Thursday (April 19)

Glendale Accordion & Fiddle Club. Glendale Hall, Wooler. 7pm. Members £5, visitors £6.50.


Every Friday

Elderberries Walking Group. The Alnwick Garden, 10am to noon. Meet at main courtyard entrance for an hour’s stroll.


Walks Around The Parks. Berwick Railway Station. Castle Vale Park and Coronation Park. Contact 07876 398026.



Exercise Sessions. The Swan Centre, Berwick, 10.30am to 11.30am. Free support with Parkinson’s. GP referral. £3.


Northumberland Astronomical Society meeting. Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre, 7.30pm. Adults £3, children £1.

Every Thursday

Gateway drop-in. Shilbottle Community Hall, 10am to 4pm. Free cards, newspapers, internet, and crafts.

Every Thursday

Duplicate Bridge. Warkworth First School, 6.15pm. Details on 01665 714963.

Every Thursday

Dancing. Marshall Meadows Country House Hotel, 7.30pm to 9.30pm. Ballroom and Latin. £2.50. 01289 307953.


Easter Activity Morning. Alnwick Methodist Church, 10am to noon. For all in school years 5-8. £1 subs.

Tomorrow until April 27

An Exhibition of Textile Art. Alnwick Arts and Crafts Centre, Monday to Saturday 10am to 4pm.

Every Friday and Monday

Paxton House Art Workshops. Hayloft Gallery, 11am to 4.30pm. £15.


Alnwick Spring Show. Willowburn Sports Centre, 11am to 5pm. Admission £2. Exhibitors and children under 16 free.

Every Saturday

Old Time and Sequence Dancing. St Aidan’s Hall, Berwick, 8pm to 11pm. £3.


The Birth, Decline and Renaissance of Lindisfarne Castle. St Aidan’s Church, Bamburgh, 3pm. Lecture by Nick Lewis. Entry £6, pay on the door.

Every Sunday

Car Boot Sale. Castlegate Car Park, Berwick, 8.30am to 12.30pm. Organised by the Greenses Residents Committee in aid of local charities. Cars £5, vans £10.

Every Monday

Contract Bridge. Lesbury Village Hall, 6.30pm. Details on 01665 575289.


The Maltings Youth Dance. The Maltings, Berwick, 4pm (9-13 yrs), 5pm (14-18 yrs). Tickets: £4.


Amnesty International. William Elder Building, Berwick, 7.30pm. A talk by Louise Wellington from the charity Freedom from Torture on ‘Caring for survivors’.


Quiz Night. The Brown Bear, Berwick, 8pm. Play alone or in teams of six. £1.

Every Tuesday

Duplicate Bridge. Weavers’ Court, Alnwick, 6.45pm. Details on 01665 604830.


Aln and Breamish History Society meeting. Whittingham Memorial Hall, 7.30pm. Nick Lewis will talk about Lindisfarne Castle - Repair and Reconstruction - 2016-2018. All welcome. Visitors £3.


Berwick History Society AGM. Parish Centre, The Parade, 6.45pm. A talk from James Bruce on the ‘The Battle of Carham 1018’ will follow. £2.

Every Wednesday

Qi Gong for Health. Costello Centre, Bailiffgate, 2pm. £3.

Every Wednesday

Community Ukuleles. Shilbottle Community Hall, 7pm.

Every Wednesday

Contract Bridge. Alnwick Hospital, 6.30pm. Details on 01665 603197.

Thursday (April 19)

Aln Valley Railway meeting. Old Waiting Room, Alnwick Station, 7.30pm. David Dunn: ‘The 52 sheds’. All welcome for a donation towards the cost of meetings

Thursday (April 19)

Berwick Stoma Support meeting. William Elder Building, Castlegate, 10am to noon.

Thursday (April 19)

Berwick Stamp Club meeting. United Reform Church, Spittal, 2pm. The speaker will be Frank Carroll from Gateshead PS.

Until May 4

Jack Whitwell Exhibition. The Old School Gallery, Alnmouth. All welcome.

Until May 13

The Archive of Smith, Berwick. Granary Gallery, Berwick, Wednesday to Sunday, 11am to 4pm. Free.


All attraction opening times may vary from season to season.

Aln Valley Railway, Alnwick. Open 10.30am to 4.30pm on operating days.

Alnwick Castle. Open 10am to 3.45pm. Adults £14.40, concs £11.70, child £7.60, under fours free.

Alnwick Garden. Daily, 10am to 4pm. Adult £8.40, concs £6.30, child £4.60, under fives free. See www.alnwickgarden.com for online discounts.

Bailiffgate Museum, Alnwick. Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm. Adult £4, concs £3, child £1, under fives free.

Bamburgh Castle. Daily, 10am to 5pm, state rooms from 11am. Adult £10.95, child £5, under fives free.

Barter Books, Alnwick Station. 01665 604888. Daily, 9am to 7pm.

Belford Hidden History Museum. Daily, 10am to 4pm. Free.

Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens. Weekends only, 10am to 4pm. Adult £9.30, concs £8.40, child £5.60.

Berwick Barracks. Open 10am to 6pm.

Chillingham Castle. Open noon to 5pm daily. Adult £9.50, concs £8.50, child £5.50.

Chillingham Wild Cattle Park. Open Monday to Sunday (tours from 10am), closed weekend afternoons. Tickets: Adult £8, concs £6, child £3.

Cragside. Daily 10am to 5pm, house from 11am. Adult £18, child £9.

Dunstanburgh Castle. Weekends only, 10am to 4pm. Adult £5, concs £4.50, child £3.

Edlingham Castle. Open during daylight. Free.

Etal Castle. Open Wednesday to Sunday 10am to 6pm.

Eyemouth Museum. Monday to Saturday, 11am to 4pm, Sunday noon to 4pm.

Heatherslaw Corn Mill. Open 10am to 5pm. Adults £4, concs £3.50.

Heatherslaw Light Railway. Open daily.

Heatherslaw Visitor Centre. Open 10am to 5pm.

House of Hardy Fishing Tackle Museum. Alnwick, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm, Saturday 10am to 5pm. Free.

Howick Hall Gardens. Wednesday to Sunday 10.30am to 4pm. Adults £7.70, concs £6.60, child free.

Lady Waterford Hall, Ford. Open 11am to 5pm. Adults £3.50, concs £3.

Lindisfarne Castle. Opening times vary. Gertrude Jekyll Garden, lime kilns and shop open daily.

Lindisfarne Centre. Adult £4, concs £3.50, child £2, under fives free.

Lindisfarne Priory. Wednesday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm. Adult £6.50, concs £5.90, child £3.90.

Longframlington Gardens. Open gate Thurs, Fri & Sat’s, by request at other times. Adult £6, child free. See www.longframlingtongardens.co.uk

North Charlton Armstrong Household and Farming Museum. Open Fridays, 10am to 5pm. All proceeds to charity. 01665 579443.

Preston Tower, Chathill. Daily 10am to 6pm. Adult £2, concs £1.50, child 50p.

RNLI Grace Darling Museum, Bamburgh. Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm. Free.

Warkworth Castle and Hermitage. Weekends, castle only, 10am to 4pm. Adult £6.80, concs £6.10, child £4.10.

Woodhorn Museum and Northumberland Archives. Open Wednesday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm. Northumberland Archives, Wednesday to Saturday, 10am to 4pm. Adult £7, concs £6, child free. For more information, visit www.experiencewoodhorn.com