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Launch Showcase

 Launch Showcase of Great Northumberland 2018

It’s going to be great - so, save the date!

Join us for the exciting launch of The Great Northumberland 2018 programme on Saturday
7 July in Hexham. This fantastic opener for a summer-long programme of events across Northumberland kick starts with a vibrant family-friendly programme of music, street theatre and a spectacular showcase event produced and created by outdoor arts aficionados Walk the Plank.


From 1pm onwards come and see roving street theatre artists perform across the Abbey Grounds in a captivating display of entertaining eccentricity, plus a full line-up of musical talent being showcased on the bandstand, all in anticipation of the main showcase event at the Sele.

Between 3pm and 4pm representatives from each Great Northumberland event across the county will come together to showcase excerpts of their forthcoming events on a giant screen and backdrop map animated with special effects highlighting the location of their show. So, if it’s happening in the Great Northumberland 2018 programme, you’ll see it first here.

This ‘fun for all the family’ showcase launch event will not only provide a snapshot of the whole Great Northumberland programme, but will give you the chance to enjoy an unforgettable afternoon packed with exciting things to see and do. Following the showcase launch, street theatre and a ceilidh will continue until 5pm - Why not make an afternoon of it and bring a picnic too? 


Saturday 7 July in Hexham Abbey Grounds and The Sele

Just turn up!

Earlier Event: July 7
Morpeth Art Group