The eight-week extravaganza starts on Saturday 7 July with a spectacular showcase event in Hexham, including roving street theatre and performances in the bandstand.

Great Northumberland culminates in Berwick on Saturday 1 September with a celebration of the unique musical traditions of the county, including the debut performance of a newly-commissioned song ‘The Great Song of the North’.

Great Northumberland is inspired by the Great Exhibition of the North and showcases the best that Northumberland has to offer. 

Select a date on the calendar to see all events across the county or view the official Great Northumberland programme below.

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