EVENTSplease note many of these events have been postponed or cancelled for 2020 due to Covid-19
Warkworth Show Held annually in mid-August since 1859 in the grounds of Warkworth Castle, Warkworth Show offers visitors the unique opportunity to explore one of Northumberland's iconic castles as well as experiencing an integral part of village life in this historic community.See warkworthshow.co.uk for further information
Amble MarketsSunday Market - Held on the Quayside from 8am to 4pm. Open 12 months Saturday Car Boot Sale - Held weekly on the Quayside from 8am until 3pm (From March - October annually)
Alnwick Markets- Held in the Market Place every Saturday and on Thursdays between April and December between 9am and 4pm. Please seewww.alnwickmarkets.co.uk for more details.Morpeth MarketHeld every Wednesday in the Market Place (opposite the Town Hall) between 9am and 4pm weather permitting! Please click here for more information
Amble RNLI Coffee MorningsAmble Lifeboat Fundraisers (ALF) hold monthly coffee mornings on Sunday mornings from 1000 until 1300 at the lifeboat station to raise much needed funds. They have a variety of home-made cakes, scones and soup, a tombola and an opportunity to see the two lifeboats. The station shop is also open selling a variety of RNLI souvenirs.RNLI Volunteers and supportAmble Lifeboat Fundraisers (ALF) continue to look for more volunteers who can give up an hour or two each month to help organise and run various fundraising activities with all proceeds going towards saving lives at sea. ALF meets on the first Wednesday of the month at the lifeboat station. Anyone interested please contact the Lifeboat Station. www.amblelifeboat.org.uk
Amble Area Annual Events(please check indivudual websites for 2018 dates for these events)Northumberland Resident's Festival (March)Local attractions open at discounted rates for Northumberland residents! Check back for details!Burgham International Horse Trials - March and July Click on www.burghamhorsetrials.co.uk for further information.Morpeth Northumbrian Gathering - April .See www.northumbriana.org.uk/gathering for informationRABC Push the Boat Out Event - Spring Bank Holiday Weekend (May) @ Alnmouth.A River Aln Boat Club volunteer event offering free, short ‘have a go’ sailing taster sessions. We plan 30 minute rowing, sailing and canoing sessions on the estuary. Come half an hour in advance for check-in and briefing. Open to able-bodied first time and lapsed boaters of all ages. Bring a change of clothes plus wellies or old shoes and come prepared to get you and your feet a bit wet.For more details and to book please click here.Rothbury Food + Craft Festival – May Day Bank Holiday Monday .See here for further detailsNorthumberland Coastal Challenge – May Day Bank Holiday. A 26 mile linear walk following the coast from just north of Bamburgh to Alnmouth.Click here for further information.Tynemouth Food Festival - 11 & 12 May 2019 See facebook.com/tynemouthfoodfestival for further detailsNORTHUMBERLAND DAY - Late MAY Bank Holiday Sunday 26 May 2019Celebrate everything about our fantastic County of Northumberland! 14 days of events from mid May to early June. The very first Northumberland Day was celebrated on Sunday 28 May 2017. See www.northumberlandday.net and their FaceBook pageBelsay Horse Trials - JuneFantastic family days out and a great weekend of Eventing against the stunning backdrop of historic Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens in Northumberland. See here for further informationAllendale Fair - June Click here for more informationDruridge Bay 10K – Late May Bank Holiday SundayThe Druridge Bay 10K course comprises good quality footpaths and firm sand and offers a challenge to club runners, beginners and fun runners alike. Northumberland County Show - Late May Bank Holiday Monday Held at Bywell. Put the next date in your diary now for a fantastic day out. Click here for more information Festival of the Heavy Horse - June Held at Etal Showground in Northumberland. A fantastic family fun day out - see heavyhorsefestival.co.uk for more detailsMorpeth Fair Day - June . Click here for further informationMighty Dubfest - June @ Alnwick PasturesFamily friendly VW festival. See www.mightydubfest.co.uk for tickets and informationAln Valley Railway Classic & Vintage Vehicle Show - June Please click HERE for details and latest information Alnmouth Arts Festival – JuneThis annual event is held over a single summer weekend in late June, involving the entire village of Alnmouth and utilises a wide range of venues. It is a unique event among north Northumberland villages and enjoys a high reputation with both the public and the participants.Click here for more detailsEvents at Warkworth Castle – throughout July/August A variety of events take place at the Castle throughout the year but especially during the summer months Click here for latest informationCraft Fairs at Cresswell Village Hall - Sunday in July 10am - 2pm (also in August & September)Handmade Crafts, Food Stalls, Ice Cream, Dog Friendly Event + Beach, Vintage Caravan Tea Room Something for Everyone.FREE ENTRYRothbury Music Festival - 19, 20, 21 July A weekend of traditional music, dance and events in Rothbury in the beautiful Coquet Valley. Click here for further detailsBurgham International Horse Trials - July Click on www.burghamhorsetrials.co.uk for further information.Alnmouth Raft Races – August. Check back for latest information - lots of fun and a visit from Amble RNLI Inshore LifeboatPowburn Show - AugustHeld on the first Saturday in August, Powburn is the first of the annual Cheviot Sheep and Horticultural Shows. See www.powburnshow.com for details of the next event.Red Row Vintage Club Annual Rally - 3 and 4 August at Druridge Bay Country Park.The North East's most popular Steam and Vintage Fair. Come and see classic cars, motorbikes, vintage tractors and stationary engines as well as craft stalls and trade stands. A great family day out. Contact John Dunn for further information. See @NlandSteamFair for latest details.Alnwick Music Festival – will return in early August 2019Eight days of music, song and dance in and around the historic town of Alnwick.Click here for more detailsGlanton Show - August Click here for details of Glanton Show Acklington Scarecrow Weekend - August. This popular event will again take place in August. Latest details will appear hereCoquetfest - August @ Druridge Bay Country Park (dates TBC)A three day festival of music, beer, beach and food with attractions for everyone at Duridge Bay Country Park alongside a spectacular beach. A superb line up of Bands to be announced. Click here for more informationWarkworth Flower Show– Saturday 17 August 2019The annual 'Exhibition' held in the grounds of historic Warkworth Castle. Further details on www.warkworthshow.co.uk Wittingham Show - August Check www.whittinghamshow.co.uk for updates on this eventWarkworth Gin and Beer Festival - August Bank Holiday Weekend 2019 201 details will appear hereVolcano Night, Alnmouth, AugustVolcano Night is an annual charity bonfire competition on Alnmouth beach. It is run by the River Aln Boat Club (RABC) which promotes boating in the Alnmouth area, including dinghy and cruiser sailing, fishing and canoeing. See www.riveralnboatclub.org. For social and boating membership enquiries email firstname.lastname@example.org.Amble Harbour Day – August Bank Holiday Sunday 25 August 2019 @ 10am Amble's biggest and best day of the year and all for a great cause! Come and support Amble's Shannon Appeal - raising funds for a new Shannon Lifeboat! Stalls, Lifeboat displays, souvenirs - a great Bank Holiday day out! For further information click here Glendale Show – August Bank Holiday Monday The 122nd Agricultural Show - bringing town and countryside together. Gates open 9am.Click here for further informationSeahouses Lifeboat Fete – August Bank Holiday Monday 26 August 2019Annual Fundraising day in aid of the RNLI - stalls, displays, souvenirs - a great Bank Holiday day out! Click here for further informationSwarland Show – 31 August 2019A fun family based village show, situated in the north Northumberland village of Swarland. It is a great family orientated day, with free children's activities, car boot sale, tea room, stalls, and fun dog show. Click here for further information.Castles Challenge Triathlon - September @ Bamburgh CastleSee www.castlestriathlon.co.uk for further detailsLindisfarne Festival - late August / early SeptemberAn opportunity to experience a weekend like no other - the festival is located on the amazing Northumberland coastline, with a spectacular backdrop of the mythical and historical Holy Island of Lindisfarne. See lindisfarnefestival.com for details.Berwick Food and Beer Festival – September Organised by Berwick's Slow Food Group, the Festival attracts thousands of visitors from all over the UK. Click here for more informationAlnwick Food and Beer Festival – September After taking a break in 2015, the Festival will be back bigger and better than ever. See alnwickfoodfestival.co.uk for updatesBerwick Media Arts Festival - September. Once again the border town of Berwick will be transformed into one big cinema screen through film premieres, site-specific installations and live events in locations across Berwick and along the town walls, attracting over 8,000 visitors, and artists and filmmakers from all corners of the UK and Europe to Berwick. Click here for further detailsThe Kielder Runs - October including Kielder Bike Run, Kielder 10k, Kielder Junior Races and Kielder Marathon See www.kieldermarathon.com for further informationAlwinton Show – October Held on the second Saturday of October every year, Alwinton Show is the last show of the year, and one of the largest . Click here for further informationMillfield Heavy Horse Association - Looking Back : October . A weekend looking back at old farming practices including horse drawn ploughing. Farmers' Market, craft stalls and much more! See hayfarmheavies.co.uk for more informationNorthumberland Vintage Tractor Rally - October at Brunton Airfield nr Alnwick. See northumberlandvintagetractorclub.co.uk for further details.Amble Christmas Lights – November. The fun begins during the afternoon with events on Queen Street followed by the traditional Christmas parade to the Town Square. Late night shopping, festive fun and also Santa will making an appearance! Warkworth Christmas Lights - November. Held at the historic Market Cross, the village of Warkworth lights up for the festive season. With a visit from Santa, late night shopping and festive singing, an event not to be missed! Northumberland Music Festival – November See www.northumberlandmusicfestival.com for further informationAlso…THE SILL National Landscape Discovery Centre is now OPEN!!!
Farmers' Markets in NorthumberlandAlnwick (Market Square) – last Friday of the month (except September and December) between 9am and 2pmBerwick (The Maltings) – last Sunday of the monthGreenhead Hadrian’s Wall Market (Village Hall) – second Sunday of every monthHexham (Market Place) – second and fourth Saturday of the monthMorpeth (Market Place) – first Saturday of the monthNewcastle (Grey’s Monument) – first Friday in each monthPonteland (Memorial Hall, Darras Road) – fourth Saturday of the monthTynemouth (Metro Station) – third Saturday in each month