Events & Festivals

Events and Festivals

Events & Festivals in Alnwick & Northumberland

Food & craft fairs, music & art festivals, annual shows, sheepdog trials, displays & sporting events
in the Alnwick region of Northumberland.

(See also Events All Year Round)

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    Shrove Tuesday Football at Alnwick Castle
    13 Feb

    Alnwick Castle, Alnwick NE66 1YU, United Kingdom

    Tuesday, February 13, 2018

    Every year on Shrove Tuesday Commencing at 2pm on Shrove Tuesday every year, the Duke of Northumberland starts the ‘game’ by throwing the football from the battlements of the Alnwick Castle barbican to the waiting crowd below.Read more…

    Pack Fest 2018
    09 Jun

    Pack Horse Inn, Chathill NE67 5HA, UK

    Saturday, June 9, 2018 To Sunday, June 10, 2018

    11:00 am To 11:00 pm

    Ellingham, 8 miles north of Alnwick

    Beer & music festival at the Pack Horse Inn, Ellingham, Northumberland. Locally sourced beer and local musicians playing in a festival tent – burger bar and BBQ on site as well as Thai Food station and homemade cakes. Dogs and Children are welcome.Read more…

    Castles Challenge Triathlon
    19 Aug

    Bamburgh NE69 7BP, United Kingdom

    Sunday, August 19, 2018

    An annual event featuring a Junior Triathlon, Sprint Distance Triathlon and a Middle Distance Triathlon based around Bamburgh Castle on the fantastic Northumberland Coast.Read more…

    Bamburgh B Festival
    24 Aug

    Bamburgh Pavilion, Bamburgh NE69 7BP, United Kingdom

    Friday, August 24, 2018


    [TO BE CONFIRMED] Enjoy a celebration of a multitude of genres of music from classical through to rock and roll on a summer’s evening in the shadow of Bamburgh Castle.Read more…

    Harbottle Show
    01 Sep

    Harbottle NE65 7DG, United Kingdom

    Saturday, September 1, 2018

    Harbottle Show Is A Traditional small village show featuring: Sheep Show, Horticultural, Industrial and Children’s exhibits. Craft Demonstrations, Terrier Racing, Children’s and Adult’s Races, Cumberland Wrestling and Local Produce For Sale. The venue is the Oak tree Field, Harbottle, Nr. Rothbury. NE65 7DG.Read more…

    Alnwick Beer Festival
    21 Sep

    Market Place, Alnwick NE66 1HS, United Kingdom

    Friday, September 21, 2018 To Sunday, September 23, 2018

    There will be a warm Welcome to Alnwick & District Round Table’s Beer Festival. 11am – 11pm Fri & Sat. & 12 – 6pm Sun. There will be at least 30 real ales from small breweries from local Northumberland breweries and from others within the North East.Read more…

    23 Nov

    Market Place, Alnwick NE66 1HS, UK

    Friday, November 23, 2018

    Alnwick Market Place

    A variety of events take place in and around the Market Place, where the Lights are switched on at 7pm. The lights will be switched on by the Duchess of Northumberland. Entertainment starts at 6pm with the decorating of the Tree. There will be slideshows, roundabouts, music & carol singers.Read more…