What's on in north Northumberland - April 19 - April 26

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, 19th April 2018, 9:00 am
Updated Friday, 20th April 2018, 2:26 pm
Dad's Army Radio Hour comes to Alnwick Playhouse on April 20. More details below.



Dad’s Army Radio Hour. Alnwick Playhouse, 7.30pm. Tickets: £14.50-£15.50 at www.alnwickplayhouse.co.uk or 01665 510785.


Just an Ordinary Lawyer. The Maltings, Berwick, 8pm. Tickets: £13.50, concs £10-£12. See www.maltingsberwick.co.uk or 01289 330999.


National Theatre Live: Julius Caesar. Alnwick Playhouse, 7pm. Tickets: £15.50-£16.50, concs £14.50, child/student £10.


Hummingbird. Alnwick Playhouse, 7.30pm. Tickets: £10-£11.

Wednesday and Thursday (April 26)

Berwick Operatic Society: Made in Dagenham. The Maltings, Berwick, 7.30pm. Tickets: £12.50 (opening night only). Thursday: £14.50, concs £12.50 family £42.

Thursday (April 26)

Hymn to Love – Homage to Piaf. St Cuthbert’s Church, Norham, 7pm. Tickets on the door: £8, child £4, family £18.



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

Tomorrow and Saturday

Fifty Shades Freed. The Maltings, Berwick, Tickets: £8.50, concs £7, child £5. Certificate (18).


Peter Rabbit. Alnwick Playhouse, 1pm. Tickets: £8-£8.50, concs £7.50, child £5.50, friends £7.20. Certificate (PG).


Red Sparrow. Alnwick Playhouse, 7.30pm. Tickets: £8-£8.50, concs £7.50, child £5.50, friends £7.20. Certificate (15).



Glendale Accordion & Fiddle Club. Glendale Hall, Wooler. 7pm (AGM), 7.30pm (guest artist Marion Anderson). Members £5, visitors £6.50.


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


Berwick Male Voice Choir Annual Gala Concert. St Andrew’s Church, 7.30pm. Tickets: £8 from Longbones.


Alistair Anderson and Northlands. Etal Village Hall, 8pm. Tickets £12 from Steve or Helen, call 01890 820566.


Ubunye. BURC, Spittal, 7.30pm. Tickets: £8, child £5, family £22.


Berwick Arts Choir. Berwick Parish Church, 7pm. A performance of Handel’s De Teum. Tickets: £10. To book, email [email protected] or phone 01289 303254.


Northumberland Traditional Music Session. The Ship Inn, Low Newton. Contact Jack or Pam Daws on 01665 722835 for more information.


Buskers Night. The Craster Arms, Beadnell, 8pm. An acoustic session of modern and traditional folk. Free.

Thursday (April 26)

Coldplace – Tribute to Coldplay. Alnwick Playhouse, 7.30pm. Tickets: £19-£20.

Thursday (April 26)

BMAS Music at Mellerstain. Mellerstain House, 7pm. Zelkova Quartet playing Haydn, Janacek and Beethoven. Tickets £13.50/£17.50 from 01835 864153.

Thursday (April 26)

Rothbury Roots: Charlie Dore. The Queen’s Head Hotel, Rothbury, 8pm. Tickets £10 from The Queen’s Head.


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.



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


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


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


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.


Warkworth Flower Club meeting. Memorial Hall, Warkworth, 7.30pm. Demonstrator will be Mrs Pam Greenhill with her demonstration entitled ‘Seasonal Splendour’.

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. More details on 01665 714963.

Every Thursday

Dancing. Marshall Meadows Country House Hotel, 2pm to 4pm. Ballroom and Latin. £2.50. 01289 307953.


Processions Banner Making Workshops. The Maltings, Berwick, 10.30am. Ten to 15 women needed to work with artist Emma Shankland to create a banner for Berwick. The banner made will represent and celebrate the diverse voices of women and girls from different backgrounds. Free.


Quiz Night. Hindmarsh Hall, Alnmouth, 7pm. Teams of up to six people – £5 per person. To book a table call 01665 8305330.

Every Friday and Monday

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


Coffee Morning. St Andrew’s Church, Berwick, 10am to noon.


Teddy Bears Picnic. Bailiffgate, 11am to 3pm. Visitors must remember to bring a bear. Refreshments will be provided. Normal admission prices apply.


Paws of Northumberland. Druridge Bay County Park, 11am to 4pm. In aid of PARRT Rescue which is a local charity that rescues neglected animals.


Tweed Weaving workshop. Gallery 45, Felton, 10.30am to 3.30pm. £60.

Every Saturday

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

Saturday and Sunday

St George’s Pageant. Warkworth Castle, 11am to 5pm. Join the medieval townsfolk, musicians and nobles as they celebrate with combat displays and music performances.

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, (9-13 yrs), 5pm (14-18 yrs). Tickets: £4.


Berwick & District Sugarcraft Group meeting. Horncliffe Memorial Hall, 7.30pm.

Every Tuesday

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


Belford History Society meeting. Bell View Resource Centre, Belford, 7.30pm. Non-members £2 on the door.


James Joicey. St. James’s Church Centre, Alnwick, 7.30pm. James will talk about the wildlife of the Ford and Etal Estate. Non-members £2.


Berwick Macular Support Group meeting. King James Court, Berwick, 10.30am to noon.

Every Wednesday

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

Every Wednesday

Community Ukuleles. Shilbottle Community Hall, 7pm.

Every Wednesday

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

Thursday (April 26)

Yoga Babies class. Alnwick Playhouse, 11.30am. Tickets: adult £6, child £10 (includes signed copy of Fearne Cotton’s best-selling picture book).

Thursday (April 26)

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

Until April 27

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

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 afternoon weekends. 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 6pm (last entry 5pm). 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.