The Amble Puffin Festival starts on Monday and runs until Sunday, June 1.
The event will include guided nature walks, bird watching, local history talks, photo exhibitions, arts and crafts, watersports and live music. There will be activities to interest all age groups. Events will be held around the town. Visit the website.
Vikings will invade Bamburgh Castle on Sunday and Monday. There will be a tented camp, talks and demonstrations. For more details, call 01668 214515.