What's on in north Northumberland - June 21 - June 28

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.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 5th July 2018, 4:06 pm
Updated Monday, 16th July 2018, 3:47 pm
Folk group Caim are back by popular demand at St Marys Church on Monday, June 25.
Folk group Caim are back by popular demand at St Marys Church on Monday, June 25.



Cinderella - The Maltings Pantomime Kid’s Auditions. The Maltings, Berwick, 9.45am (9-12), 12.45pm (13-15. Acting/singing/dance ability is required, but previous theatre experience is not essential.

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Today (Thursday)

The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society. The Maltings, Berwick, 7.30pm. Tickets: £8.50, concs £7.50, child £5, at www.maltingsberwick.co.uk or on 01289 330999. Certificate (12A).


Tully. Alnwick Playhouse, 7.30pm. Tickets: £8-£8.50, concs £7.50, child £5.50, at www.alnwickplayhouse.co.uk or on 01665 510785. Certificate (15).


On Chesil Beach. The Maltings, Berwick, 8pm. Tickets: £8.50, concs £7, child £5. Certificate (15).


Isle of Dogs. The Maltings, Berwick, 7pm. Tickets: £8.50, concs £7, child £5. Certificate (15).


Deadpool 2. Alnwick Playhouse, 7.30pm. Tickets: £8-£8.50, concs £7.50, child £5.50. Certificate (15).


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



Gina McCormack and Nigel Clayton. Mellerstain House, 7.30pm. Pieces by Mendelssohn, Schuman, Brahms and Saint-Saens. Tickets: £20.50 on www.bordermusicandartssociety.co.uk or 01835 864153.


Fertile Ground: Fully Grounded. The Maltings, Berwick, 7pm. A rich, immersive and exciting double bill drawing audiences into the sensory and affirming power of dance. Tickets: £10.


The Take That Experience. Alnwick Playhouse, 7.30pm. The Take That Experience brings you all the classic songs you know and love from the 90’s through to the present. Tickets: £21.50-£22.50.


Durango Blue. The Barrels Ale House, Berwick, 9pm. A duo bringing together their individual and combined influences to create perform original songs spanning Americana, Roots and Blues. Free.


Northumberland Live Music Festival. Blyth Beach, 10.30am to 9pm. Northumberland Live Blyth celebrates its fifth birthday in 2018 by welcoming The Lightning Seeds to headline the festival. Free admission.


Caim. St Mary’s Church, Newton-By-The-Sea, 7.30pm. Harp, flute, whistle and clasarch, backed with a bodrhran beat, produce foot tapping tunes overlaid with polished harmonies. Tickets: £7.50. Under 12s go free.


Northumbrian Folk Music Session. The Shipp Inn, Low Newton, 8pm. Sing, say, play or just listen. All welcome.


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


Emma & Daniel Reid. Coquetdale Music Trust, Former United Reformed Church, Thropton, 7.30pm. Beautifully lyrical folk music from Scandinavia and the British Isles. Tickets: £10/under 14s free. Visit www.wegottickets.com/event/437652


Opera North’s Big Sing: World War One. Alnwick Playhouse, 6pm. A wonderful evening of music making as local schools from across the North East join forces to perform World War One themed music in a massed choir. Tickets: £3.50.

Thursday, June 28

Andy and Margaret Watchorn Summer Concerts. The Pavilion, Bamburgh, 7.30pm. Featuring Northumbrian smallpipes, fiddle, guitar, voice, nyckelharpa, Swedish pipes and more. Entry £8, (accompanied children under 12 free).

Thursday, June 28

Gilmore & Roberts. Rothbury Roots, Queens Head, Rothbury, 8pm. Always a popular duo with their powerful songs and terrific mastery of their instruments. Tickets: £12 from the venue.


Every Friday

Elderberries Walking Group. The Alnwick Garden, 10am to noon. Meet at main courtyard entrance.


Nordic Walking: Northumberlandia. A five mile walk ​around Northumberlandia, 10.30am. Cost £8. Contact 07443495622 or book online www.strollswithpoles.com


Alnwick Health Walk Programme. Alnwick Tourist Information Centre, 10am. Walk name: Peoples Park. Ability: Starter. Free.


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


Every Thursday

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

Every Thursday

Free Exercise Sessions. Swan Centre, Berwick, 10.30am to 11.30am. Accessed with referral from a GP. £3.

Every Thursday

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


Tomorrow. St James’s Church Centre, Alnwick, 7.30pm. A film about positive environmental action. Hosted by Alnwick Area Friends of the Earth. Free admission (donations welcome).


Feltonbury 2018. Main Street, Felton, 10am. A ‘fun’ initiative to raise money for the ‘The Plot’ - the Community Allotment and Shed in Felton’. www.feltonmusic.co.uk/feltonbury/


St Cuthbert’s Midsummer Fair and Car Boot Sale. Norham Village Hall and Village Green, 2pm to 4pm.

Every Saturday

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


Back to Church Sunday. Ayton Church, 11am. All welcome.


Wooler Farmers’ Market. In the bus station off the High Street, 11am to 3pm.


Reston and Auchencrow Village Fete. Reston playing field, 1pm. Entry £1.

Every Sunday

Car Boot Sale. Castlegate Car Park, Berwick, 8.30am to 12.30pm. Run by Greenses Residents’ Committee for charity. Cars £5, vans £10.

Every Monday

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


Floral Art Demonstration. St Aidan’s Church, Bamburgh, 2.30pm. By renowned teacher and demonstrator C Ogle. Tickes: £10 from 01668 214658 or on the door.


The Maltings Youth Dance. The Maltings, Berwick, 4pm (nine to 13), 5pm (14-18). Develop choreographic skills and technique. Tickets: £4.


Quiz Night. The Brown Bear, Berwick, 8pm. Entry £1.

Every Tuesday

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

Every Wednesday

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

Every Wednesday

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

Every Wednesday

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

Every Wednesday

Community Ukuleles. Shilbottle Community Hall, 7pm.

Thursday, June 28

Northumberland Astronomical Society meeting. Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre, Low Hauxley, 7.30pm. Non-members are most welcome, £3 per adult and £1 per child.

Until September 1

Summer Exhibition. Old School Gallery, Alnmouth, 10am to 5pm. Artistic talent in the county.

Until October 13

Berwick Educational Association: ‘Spirited’ Exhibition Guided Tours. The Maltings, Berwick, 1pm. Selected dates. Find out more about the artists and artworks on display in the Spirited exhibition with these guided tours led by Professor Maria Chester from BEA. Tickets: £3.


All attraction opening times may vary from season to season.

Aln Valley Railway, Alnwick. Open 10.30am to 4.30pm on operating days. See www.alnvalleyrailway.co.uk

Alnwick Castle. Open 10am to 5.30pm (state rooms 4.30pm). Adults £16, concs £13, child £8.50, under fives free. Discounts at www.alnwickcastle.com

Alnwick Garden. Daily, 10am to 6pm. Adult £13.20, concs £11.55, child £4.95, under fives free. Discounts at www.alnwickgarden.com

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. Daily, 9am to 7pm.

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

Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens. Daily, 10am to 6pm. Adult £9.50, concs £8.60, child £5.70.

Berwick Barracks. Daily, 10am to 6pm. Adult £4.90, concs £4.40, child £2.90.

Chillingham Castle. Daily, noon to 5pm. Adult £9.50, concs £8.50, child £5.50, under fives free.

Chillingham Wild Cattle Park. Daily tours from 10am, closed weekend afternoons. Adult £8, concs £6, child £3.

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

Dunstanburgh Castle. Daily, 10am to 6pm. Adult £5.40, concs £4.90, child £3.20, under fives free.

Edlingham Castle. Open during daylight. Free.

Etal Castle. Wednesday to Sunday, 10am to 6pm. Adult £5.40, concs £4.90, child £3.20, under fives free.

Heatherslaw Corn Mill. Daily, 10am to 5pm. Adults £4, concs £3.50, under fives free.

Heatherslaw Light Railway. Daily, hourly trains from 11am to 3pm. Adult £7, concs £6.50, child £4.50, under fives £3, dogs free.

Heatherslaw Visitor Centre. Daily, 10am to 5pm.

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

Howick Hall Gardens. Daily 10.30am to 6pm (last entry 5pm). Adults £7.70, concs £6.60, child free.

Lady Waterford Hall, Ford. Daily, 11am to 5pm. Adults £3.50, concs £3, under fives free.

Lindisfarne Castle. Opening times vary. Gertrude Jekyll Garden and lime kilns open daily. Adult £7.30, child £3.60.

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

Lindisfarne Priory. Daily, 10am to 6pm. Adult £6.80, concs £6.10, child £4.10, under fives free.

Longframlington Gardens. Wednesday to Saturday, 10am to 4.30pm, by request at other times. Adult £6, child free.

North Charlton Armstrong Household and Farming Museum. Friday, 10am to 5pm. Adult £4, child £1. All proceeds to charity.

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

RNLI Grace Darling Museum, Bamburgh. Daily, 10am to 5pm. Free.

Warkworth Castle and Hermitage. Castle daily, 10am to 6pm. Hermitage Sunday and Monday, 11am to 4pm. Adult £6.80, concs £6.10, child £4.10, under fives free.

Woodhorn Museum and Northumberland Archives. Wednesday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm. Archives, Wednesday to Saturday. Adult £7, concs £6, child free.