50 Years of the National Trust at Wallington
May
7
to Nov 4

50 Years of the National Trust at Wallington

  • National Trust Wallington (map)
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In 1968, the National Trust opened Wallington to visitors for the first time and 50 years later the Trust is marking this anniversary with ‘Time Tests Faith’, a programme of installations and activities inspired by the motto of the unconventional Trevelyan family – ‘Tyme Tryeth Troth’.

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Digital Landscapes
Jul
2
to Sep 30

Digital Landscapes

  • National Landscape Discovery Centre, Bardon Mill, Hexham, Northumberland, NE47 7AN (map)
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Digital Landscapes is an innovative exhibition and events programme showcasing how digital technology can be used to help gain a deeper understanding and enjoyment of landscape and the natural world.

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 'Plastics in Seabirds' Exhibition
Jul
25
to Aug 31

'Plastics in Seabirds' Exhibition

  • Tower House Gallery, Collywell Bay Road, Seaton Sluice, Whitley Bay, NE26 4QZ (map)
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Exhibition at Tower House Gallery, Seaton Sluice - exploring the issues caused by marine litter in northeast England and other countries surrounding the North Sea. Since 2002 the Northeast England Beached Bird Surveys Group has been checking beaches and storing beached seabird corpses for study.

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Ashington Summer Family Fun Day
Aug
22
10:00 AM10:00

Ashington Summer Family Fun Day

  • Ashington's Children Centre, Alexandra Road, Ashington, Northumberland, NE63 9EF (map)
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Come along and join us on Wednesday 22 August for our Summer Family Fun Day at Ashington Children’s Centre from 10.00am – 1.00pm. We have a host of fun games and activities, including, Pony Rides, Hook a Duck, Tin Can Alley, Fairground Rides and much more.

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Come and try - Canoeing sessions
Aug
22
to Aug 29

Come and try - Canoeing sessions

Try your hand at canoeing, whether a beginner or more experienced.  Two hour session on the River Till with expert guidance.  1-3pm. Please pre-book.  

Alternatively made to measure adventures can be booked in the morning if you are a family wanting a trip just for yourselves.

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INFORMATION

Address: Ford and Etal Estates, Etal Village, TD12 4TD

Website: www.ford-and-etal.co.uk

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Aug
28
to Aug 29

Belford Art Festival

52 Artists and Artisans from the North East and the Scottish borders are exhibiting, selling and some demonstrating at Belford Arts Festival on 28th, 10 am - 8 pm and 29th 10 am - 6pm July. The artists will in 14 very individual venues across the village from a garden shed to a grand Georgian Ballroom, Golf Club to ex mobile police incident room. "Audrey" The Mobile Vintage Cinema Bus will she screening films from the area over the weekend and there is a rich and varied program of Music, Dance, Concerts, Plays and workshops.

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INFORMATION:

Contact:belfordartsfestival@gmail.com or 07761470591

Website: www.belfordartsfestival.co.uk

Address: Belford High Street, Belford, Northumberland, NE70

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Newbiggin Summer Family Fun Day
Aug
29
10:00 AM10:00

Newbiggin Summer Family Fun Day

  •  Newbiggin Children's Centre, Cleveland Avenue, Newbiggin, NE64 6RR (map)
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Come along and join us on Wednesday 29 August for our Summer Family Fun Day at Newbiggin Children’s Centre from 10.00am – 1.00pm. We have a host of fun games and activities, including, Pony Rides, Hook a Duck, Tin Can Alley, Fairground Rides and much more.

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Great Northumberland 2018 Finale
Sep
1
4:00 PM16:00

Great Northumberland 2018 Finale

A community choir and drummers will gather in front of the town’s beautiful Georgian Guildhall, singing a rousing selection of well-loved Berwick and Northumbrian songs and concluding with a specially commissioned celebratory fanfare on the newly restored ceremonial Fanfare Trumpets of the Kings Own Scottish Borderers.

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Alistair Anderson and Sophy Ball
Aug
16
7:30 PM19:30

Alistair Anderson and Sophy Ball

  • St Mary's Church, 7 Church Street, Wooler, NE71 6BZ (map)
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An evening of atmospheric Northumbrian music from one of the country's leading traditional musicians, Alistair Anderson on Northumbrian smallpipes and concertina with Tyneside fiddle-player, Sophy Ball.The evening will also include short sets from Niopha Keegan, fiddle player from The Unthanks, and members of energetic youth folk band Alnwicky.

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Bedlington Summer Family Fun Day
Aug
14
10:00 AM10:00

Bedlington Summer Family Fun Day

  • Bedlington Children's Centre, Stead Lane, Bedlington, Northumberland, NE22 5JS (map)
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Come along and join us on Tuesday 14 August for our Summer Family Fun Day at Bedlington Children’s Centre from 10.00am – 1.00pm. We have a host of fun games and activities, including, Pony Rides, Hook a Duck, Tin Can Alley, Fairground Rides and much more.

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Spittal Seaside Festival
Aug
11
to Aug 12

Spittal Seaside Festival

  • Spittal, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, TD15 1RD (map)
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Spittal Seaside Festival is an annual event which is held on the full length of Spittal Promenade and the beach. Every Festival includes a variety of street entertainers, Punch & Judy, children's activities, live music, market, refreshment outlets and a fun fair. 

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Archaeology Discovery at Birdoswald Roman Fort
Aug
11
to Aug 12

Archaeology Discovery at Birdoswald Roman Fort

  • Birdoswald Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall, Gilsland, Brampton, Cumbria, CA8 7DD (map)
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Calling all budding archaeologists! Meet our two Victorian time travellers as they unearth some hidden secrets from Birdoswald's past. Find out about the tools used to excavate discoveries and take part in activities to guess what the fragments from the past were.

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Slaley Show
Aug
11
9:00 AM09:00

Slaley Show

  • Main Street, Slaley, Northumberland, NE47 0AS (map)
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A great day for all the family- this is a traditional country show featuring gundog demonstrations, vintage tractors, competitions for horses, ponies, sheep, dogs and wrestling. Our amazing industrial marquee is full of over 1,000 competitive entries. Lots of food on offer, trade stands, entertainments, children’s pets and sports competitions and the best ever Punch & Judy! 

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An Introduction to Contemporary Art
Aug
8
1:00 PM13:00

An Introduction to Contemporary Art

  • Duck House Gallery, Town Hall Buildings, Princes Street, Corbridge, NE45 5AD (map)
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Hosted by the established artist, Joanna Purvis. An Introduction to Contemporary Art is an interactive workshop aimed at children, aged 9 - 14 (all levels welcome) running every Wednesday throughout the summer holidays from 8th August. Booking is essential, limited places available.

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