Events of the week

Rothbury and Coquetdale Walking Festival.
Rothbury and Coquetdale Walking Festival.

The sixth Rothbury and Coquetdale Midsummer Walking Festival starts this Saturday and runs until Saturday, June 28.

Described as the premier walking festival in Northumberland and organised by Shepherds Walks, the event features a variety of walks.

For information and to book, visit the website or call 01669 621044.

• The Aln Valley Railway’s Lionheart Station site in Alnwick holds a classic and vintage rally on Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 4pm. There will also be diesel locomotive-hauled trains giving rides.

• Double MOBO Award-winning saxophonist YolanDa Brown performs at Alnwick Playhouse tomorrow from 7.30pm. Tickets are £20.50 premier, £19.50 standard. Call 01665 510785.