Family events in Northumberland

Where else can you find a puffin festival, international music events and a cavalcade of 150 horses and riders setting off to ‘ride the bounds’, but in Northumberland?

From food festivals to agricultural shows celebrating rural life, Northumberland plays host to a host of events throughout the year.

Food festivals with celebrity chefs and a smorgasbord of fine local produce to tuck into take place at Berwick, Alnwick and Tynedale. Discover walking festivals to strike out upon in Haltwhistle, Rothbury and Berwick.

There are events ranging from the downright bizarre, like Allendale’s Tar Bar’l where costumed men celebrate New Year by carrying flaming barrels of tar on their heads; to events to learn new skills, like star gazing into Northumberland’s darkest skies at Kielder Observatory.

English Heritage, the National Trust and Northumberland National Park run events and activities throughout the year. Visit their websites for more details or browse our events listings for more information.

Whatever your age or interest there are plenty of events for everyone to enjoy in Northumberland. Find family events in Northumberland below.

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  • Type: Event
  • Category group: , Family
  • Start date: 22/01/2017
  • End date: 22/04/2017
  • Type(s): Events
Little Bear goes North
Little Bear returns in an enchanting new planetarium show especially for under 7s. ...
Spittal Variety Group 2017 Pantomime: The Pied Piper
Shows & Displays
It’s Panto time again and this year Spittal Variety Group have gone for a less commonly performed Pantomime The Pied Piper. ...
Ragged Edge Productions present The Chef Show
Food Event
A fusion of play and cookery demonstration – deliciously entertaining for all the family! ...
Step back in time with Brick Dinos and meet dinosaurs in miniature each one masterfully built using LEGO® bricks.  ...
Butler School
Being the Butler of a Victorian country house is no easy job. Do you think you've got what it takes? Make sure your shoes are polished, your clothes are immaculate and you're standing up straight. ...
Snowdrop Planting Week
Outdoor Event
Visit Wallington and help us plant 100,000 snowdrop bulbs during February half term. ...
19th Century Mini Diggers
This February half-term, head to Chesters Roman Fort and unearth some of Northumberland's hidden past! ...
Spring Poster
February Half-Term Fun at Ford & Etal. Diesel train rides, breadmaking and loads more activities. ...
The Bear by Raymond Briggs
Shows & Displays
The story of a little girl who befriends a mischievous polar bear, this playful, funny and heart-warming tale. ...
A Grand Opera Gala
Music & Dance
Presenter Mark Langley introduces this programme celebrating the very best opera has to offer ...
Northumbrian Ranters
Music & Dance
Northumberland Ranters are a traditional music ensemble ...
She Wins All The Races
Shows & Displays
Mad Alice Theatre Company present 'She Wins All The Races’- a tragicomedy with Biscuits. ...
Mother's Day lunch
Food Event
Surprise your Mum this Mother's Day with a delicious Sunday lunch at Jesmond Dene House. ...
Mother's Day Afternoon Tea
Food Event
Celebrate you wonderful mum or loved one with a fabulous afternoon tea. ...
Easter Sunday lunch
Food Event
Bring the family along for Easter Sunday lunch to celebrate the Bank Holiday in style. ...

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