Northumberland Miner's Picnic

Woodhorn Museum
QEII Country Park
NE63 9YF


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Celebrate...The Northumberland Miners’ Picnic 2017: a fun, family day out rooted in local heritage reimagined with a contemporary twist!

Enjoy... a fantastic programme of performers on the Bandstand Stage with LINDISFARNE opening the stage at 12noon.

Discover... some of the regions most talented food producers and arts and craft makers in the Picnic Market located in our historic Workshop Galleries.

Explore… Woodhorn Museum and the historic colliery site. Get creative at our pop-up art workshops and refuel at our café, food stalls and beer tent!

Remember… the people, places and industry that brought us the tradition of the Northumberland Miners’ Picnic. Attend The Miners’ Memorial Service and visit Jeremy Deller's Battle of Orgreave exhibition in the main museum.


10.00am – 5.00pm- Picnic Market, pop-up art workshops, street theatre and more

10.15am- Miners’ Memorial Service and Wreath Laying

12noon- LINDISFARNE 1.15pm- PITMAN Eliot Smith Dance Company

2pm- Brass Marras featuring Ashington Colliery Band, Bedlington Brass Band, Ellington Colliery Band and Jayess Newbiggin Brass Band 3pm- Alistair Anderson & Friends

4pm- Rob Heron and the Tea Pad Orchestra

Admission free.

Ticketing and entry prices for Northumberland Miner's Picnic

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Dates & times for Northumberland Miner's Picnic, Ashington

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Saturday10/06/2017Saturday10/06/201710:00 - 17:00
Child / family friendly at Northumberland Miner's Picnic Family event Event Child / family friendly 2017-06-10T10-002017-06-10T17-00



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