What’s on in Northumberland – week ending January 22

Alnwick Theatre Club stage Pinocchio at Alnwick Playhouse.'Elvis is in the building! - members of the chorus.
Alnwick Theatre Club stage Pinocchio at Alnwick Playhouse.'Elvis is in the building! - members of the chorus.

Films, theatre, music and other events taking place over the next week.


Tonight: National Theatre Live & DV8 Physical Theatre presents John. Encore broadcast. 18yrs+. Maltings, Berwick. 7pm. £16, £15 conc. 01289 330999.

Tues, Jan 20, to Thurs, Jan 22: Spittal Variety Group 2015 Pantomime - Aladdin. Maltings, Berwick. 7.15pm. Stalls £10, conc £8.50. 01289 330999.


Tonight: Mr Turner (12a). Alnwick Playhouse. Sold out. Check for returns. 01665 510785.

Tomorrow: Film Night. Lesbury Village Hall. Doors 6.30pm, starts 7pm. Film details available in the hall.

Tomorrow and Saturday, January 17: The Hunger Games, Mockingjay - Part 1 (12a). Maltings, Berwick. 7.30pm. £7.50, £6.50 conc, child £4.50. 01289 330999.

Saturday, January 17: Paddington (PG). Maltings, Berwick. 1pm and 4pm. £7.50, £6.50 conc, child £4.50, babies free. 01289 330999.

Wednesday, January 21: Film Afternoon. Shilbottle Community Hall. 1.45pm for 2pm start. See hall for details of the film showing. Refreshments available. Entry free, but donations welcome for hall funds.

Wednesday, January 21: Aspect Film Series - The Forgotten Space. A film essay by Allan Sekula and Noël Burch. Maltings, Berwick. 7.30pm. £5, £3 conc, child £3. 01289 330999.


Tonight and Thursday, January 22: Buskers’ Night. Players and listeners welcome. Black Swan, Alnwick. 9pm–midnight. Free.

Tomorrow: Open Mic Night. In the Railway Hotel lounge, Rohtbury. 8pm.

Saturday, January 17: Netherton Folk Club. Residents’ night to welcome the new year. Bring own drinks. 7.30pm. £2. Netherton Memorial Hall. 01669 630258.

Saturday January 17: Lush Acoustic. With special guests Lowp. The Tanners Arms, Alnwick. 8.30pm.

Sunday, January 18: Solo Piano Recital. A mixed programme with composer-pianist Nick Collins van’t Klooster. St John the Baptist Church, Alnmouth. 7pm. Admission by donation.

Monday, January 19: Northumberland Traditional Music Session. Railway Inn, Acklington. 8pm.

Wednesday, January 21: Northumberland Traditional Music Session. Fleece, Alnwick. 8pm.


Today: Afternoon Bingo. Enjoy tea and biscuits with your games. Shilbottle Community Hall. 1.30pm. £1 per person.

Today and Thursday, January 22: Gateway Drop-in. Free drop-in to meet friends over refreshments and maybe play cards, read newspapers, watch TV, use the internet and in the afternoon join the craft group. Shilbottle Community Hall. 9am-4pm.

Tonight: Aln Valley Railway. An evening with Dennis Cromarty. In the Old Waiting Room, Alnwick Station. 7.15pm for 7.30pm. Refreshments from 7pm. Visitors, members and their guests welcome for a small donation. 01665 606168.

Tonight: Warkworth and District Flower Club. Annual General Meeting. A slide and photographic show with a floral theme, followed by a pooled supper. Warkworth Memorial Hall. 7.30pm.

Tomorrow: Burns Night Supper and Ceildh. Bring your own drinks. Craster Memorial Hall. 7pm for 7.30pm. Tickets £7.50, U16s £4. Call 01665 576479 or 01665 576226 for tickets.

Saturday, January 17: Tweed Music Centre. Maltings, Berwick or call 01289 330999.

Saturday, January 17: Grand Jumble Sale. In the Old Chapel, Alnmouth. 10am-1pm. Proceeds to the local homeless.

Saturday, January 17: Introduction to Italic Calligraphy. With Marlene Gray. All levels of ability. All materials provided, but do bring any calligraphy pens along if you have them. Tea/coffee available. Bailiffgate Museum, Alnwick. 10am-3pm. £20 (£10 non-returnable deposit). Book on 01665 605847.

Sat, Jan 17, and Sun, Jan 18: Make Your Own Mini Masterpiece. Woodhorn. Noon-3pm. Donations welcome. 01670 528080.

Tuesday, January 20: Webinar Jan - Getting to Know Basecamp for Windows. 6.30pm. £29. For more details and to book, contact Shepherds Walks by visiting www.shepherdswalks.co.uk or calling 01669 621044.

Tuesday, January 20: 1-to-1 Online BaseCamp Training Session. For Windows or Mac users. £39.95 For details and to arrange a time, contact Shepherds Walks by visiting www.shepherdswalks.co.uk or calling 01669 621044.

Tuesday, January 20: Barn Dance. Hindmarsh Hall, Alnmouth. 7.30pm.

Wednesday, January 21: Stargazing. With refreshments. Suitable for all ages. Bring a torch. Warkworth Golf Course. 7pm-9pm. Free, but booking essential, at tinyurl.com/p6vgp6d

Wednesday, January 21: Appalachian Clogging. Warkworth URC Church Hall at The Butts. Every Wednesday, 7.30pm-9pm. 01665 711635.


Sunday, January 18: Alnwick Ramblers. 7.5-mile Rothbury circular. Meet at Beggars Rigg car park. Starts 10.30am. For details and in the event of inclement weather, call 01665 830039.