What’s on in North Northumberland - November 15 - November 22

Wind in the Willows, Box Tale Soup, The Montgomery, Sheffield,. Feb 21
Wind in the Willows, Box Tale Soup, The Montgomery, Sheffield,. Feb 21

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.

THEATRE

Today

Funny Girl - The Musical. The Maltings, Berwick, 7pm. Based on the life and career of Broadway star, film actress and comedienne Fanny Brice. Tickets: £16.75, concs £15.75, child £8.75. Schools: student £5 & teacher free (min. 10 students). Book at www.maltingsberwick.co.uk or call 01289 330999.

Tomorrow

The Wind in the Willows. Shilbottle Community Hall, 7pm. This beautiful new adaptation of the much loved classic about four friends features imaginative staging, clever props and costumes, original music and beautifully crafted fabric puppets. Tickets: £8, concs £7, child £4. Bookings: 07946 537703 or www.highlightsnorth.co.uk

Tomorrow

Brilliance. Howick Village Hall, Nr Alnwick, 7.30pm. Brilliance is a show about love and progress performed by five actor-musicians to live music and song. Tickets: £8. Bookings: 01665 577384 or www.highlightsnorth.co.uk

Tuesday

Snow White and The Big Cake. The Maltings, Berwick, 1pm. The Northstar Centre’s Performing Arts Group pantomime. Entry by donation.

FILM

Tomorrow

Bohemian Rhapsody. The Maltings, Berwick, 7.30pm. Tickets: £8.50, concs £7, child £5, baby free. Certificate (12A).

Saturday

Goosebumps 2. Seahouses Hub, 3pm. Tickets: £4, £6.50 and £7, from Cubby’s Newsagents or The Hub. Telephone: 01665 721868. Certificate (PG).

Saturday

The First Man. Seahouses Hub, 6pm. Tickets: £4, £6.50 and £7. Certificate (12A).

Tuesday

Berwick Film Society: Lost in Paris. The Maltings, Berwick, 7.30pm. Tickets £8.50, concs £7, BFS members free, Certificate (12A).

Wednesday

In A New Light: Cinema and the Senses followed by a screening of Perfume: the Story of a Murderer. The Maltings, Berwick, 1.30pm. Tickets: £12. Certificate (15).

LIVE MUSIC/DANCE

Tomorrow

Lunchtime Concert of Sea Songs. Berwick Parish Church, 1pm. Ray Howell (Baritone) and Rena Telfer (Piano). Donations in aid of church funds.

Tomorrow

Gareth Davies-Jones. Bell View, Belford, 7pm. Entry: £10, incl free drink.

Tomorrow

Hek & Melissa Rose Davison Live. Mr Tighe’s Craft Ale & Music Venue, Bebside, Blyth, 8pm. An amazing night of Folk Music and songwriting.. superb musicianship from HEK and sublime songwriting from Mellisa Rose Davison. Free.

Saturday

Fundraising Ceilidh. Jubilee Hall, Rothbury, 7.30pm. In aid of the Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue Team. Tickets: £12 from Tully’s, Rothbury.

Saturday

An Evening with Andy & Margaret Watchorn. St James Church, Shilbottle, 7.30pm. Traditional music from Northumberland and beyond (Northumbrian pipes, fiddle, guitar, voice and more). Tickets: £7.50, on the door or from 01665 575497.

Saturday

Riddell Fiddles & Stovie Supper. Allanton Village Hall, Duns, 7.30pm. Told with music, imagery and photography presented by community group Riddell Fiddles. Tickets: £8, available from Allanton Inn or on the door.

Monday

Folk Session. Blue Bell Hotel, 8pm.

Wednesday

Northumbrian Folk Music Session. The Fleece, Alnwick, 8pm.

Thursday, November 22

Blazin’ Fiddles. The Maltings, Berwick, 7.30pm. Fiddles and bows come alight atop guitar and piano delivering a musically intoxicating evening for all. Tickets from £16, (£10 concs).

Thursday, November 22

Glendale Accordion & Fiddle Club. Glendale Hall, Wooler, 7.30pm to 11pm. Guest Artists: Iain Anderson and his band. Tickets: Members £5, visitors £6.50.

WALKS

Every Friday

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

Ongoing

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

EVENTS

Today

Berwick Stoma Support Group meeting. William Elder Building, 56-58 Castlegate, 10am to noon. We offer friendly support, hints and tips and the opportunity to help you manage your Stoma.

Today

Berwickshire Naturalist’s Club Autumn Lecture. Parish Rooms, Berwick, 2pm. ‘Death of an Ocean’ by Professor Brian Upton. Non-members welcome.

Today

North Northumberland Rock Garden Group meeting. Lowick Village Hall, 2.15pm. Speaker David Millward will talk “Bulbs from Portugal to China”. Visitors £3.

Today

Aln Valley Railway Meeting. Old Waiting Room, Alnwick Station, 7.15pm. Derek Forshaw’s Part 1 of his presentation of ‘Slides from my brother’s collection.’

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

Berwick Arts Choir. United Reformed Church, Spittal, 7.30pm. All voices welcome. See www.berwickartschoir.co.uk

Tomorrow

Morpeth Christmas lights switch on. Bridge Street, Morpeth, 5pm to 8pm. Grand spectacular unified Christmas Lights Switch-On for the whole town centre including the Sanderson Arcade.

Saturday

Coffee Morning. Ellingham Village Hall, 10am to 1pm. In aid of Daft As A Brush Cancer Care.

Saturday

Celebrating Human Rights Coffee Morning. Guildhall, Berwick, 10am to 2pm. A celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Saturday

Alnwick Garden Christmas market. 10am to 5pm. Find that perfect present or stocking filler for someone special. A fine selection of quality stalls who supply unique and inspired gifts.

Saturday

Workshop: How To Make Your Own Christmas Crackers. Gallery Forty5, Felton, 10.30am to 1pm. £30.

Saturday

The Big Quiz Night. St.Cuthberts Parish Hall, Amble, 7.30pm. Join over 600 churches around the UK in the biggest ever simultaneous multi-venue quiz. Entry £5.

Every Saturday

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

Monday

Broken. Berwick Parish Centre, 6.30pm. A weekly screening of Sean Bean in the ‘Broken’ series,. All welcome.

Every Monday

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

Tuesday

Life Drawing Workshop. Conference Rooms, Berwick YHA, 10am to 3pm. £30. Email berwickea@gmail.com for availability.

Tuesday

The Maltings Youth Dance. The Maltings, Berwick, 4pm (9-13 yrs), 5pm (14-18 yrs). No experience necessary, just come along and dance in a fun and friendly environment - newcomers always welcome. Tickets: £4.

Every Tuesday

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

Wednesday

Aln and Breamish Local History Society: The Valley and the Vale In WWI. Whittingham Memorial Institute, 7.30pm. Stories of service and sacrifice. Speaker: Duncan Glen. Entry, £3.

Every Wednesday

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

Every Wednesday

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

Every Wednesday

Contract Bridge. Alnwick Hospital, 6.30pm. Further details on 01665 603197.

Every Wednesday

Kakofony Ukulele Group. The Farriers Arms, Shilbottle, 7pm.

Until November 24

Great War Exhibition. St Mary’s Parish Church, Wooler. A wide variety of material on display, including work from pupils at Glendale Middle School.

Until January 14

Rob Newton Exhibition. Old School Gallery, Alnmouth, 10am to 5pm.

Until January 21

Dickson, Archer & Thorp Exhibition. Bailiffgate Museum, Alnwick. The Dickson Archer & Thorp collection of documents spanning 200 years and uncovers many forgotten local stories.

ATTRACTIONS

All attraction opening times may vary from season to season.

Aln Valley Railway, Alnwick. 10.30am to 4.30pm on operating days. Tickets: £5/£6, children £1/£2. See www.alnvalleyrailway.co.uk

Alnwick Garden. Daily, 10am to 4pm. Adult £12, concs £10.50, child £4.50, under fives free. Visit www.alnwickgarden.com

Alnwick Lions Charity Book Shop. 10am to 4pm, Monday to Saturday, next to White Swan Hotel.

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

Bamburgh Castle. Weekends only, 11am to 4.30pm. Adult £10.95, child £5, under fives free. See www.bamburghcastle.com

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

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

Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens. Weekends only, 10am to 4pm. Adult £9.50, concs £8.60, child £5.70.

Chillingham Wild Cattle Park. 10am to 4pm, closed weekend afternoons. Adult £8, concs £6, child £3.

Cragside. 10am to 3pm. House from 11am (weekends only). Adult £18, child £9.

Dunstanburgh Castle. 10am to 4pm, weekends only. Adult £5.40, concs £4.90, child £3.20, under fives free.

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

Lindisfarne Castle. Times vary. Adult £7.30, child £3.60. Visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/lindisfarne-castle

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


Lindisfarne Priory. 10am to 4pm Wednesday to Sunday. Adult £6.80, concs £6.10, child £4.10, under fives free.

Longframlington Gardens. Open every day by pre-booking on 01665 570382 or at www.longframlingtongardens.co.uk

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

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

Warkworth Castle and Hermitage. 10am to 4pm, weekends only. Hermitage closed for winter. 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.

Alnwick Castle, Berwick Barracks, Chillingham Castle, Etal Castle, Heatherslaw Corn Mill, Heatherslaw Light Railway, Howick Hall Gardens, Lady Waterford Hall, and North Charlton Armstrong Household and Farming Museum all closed for winter.