What’s on in Northumberland 2024
Birthplace of many notable figures of British history, Northumberland is a gem in the UK’s glorious coastline.
Alnwick Duck Race
Where: The Alnwick Garden, Alnwick NE66 1FJ
When: 8 April
Ready, set, and QUACK! Get ready to watch some plastic ducks (and yours if you want to take part) sail down the water and swim their way to victory. You’ll be in the running for a prize too!
Northumberland County Show
Where: Bywell NE43 7AB
When: 25 May
Celebrating agriculture, farming and food, the Northumberland County Show celebrates everything beautiful about the local culture and heritage. With lots of exhibitions and displays, you’ll have plenty to explore!
Mighty dub fest
Where: Alnwick Castle, Alnwick NE66 1YU
When: 16 June
Music, classic VW cars and plenty of jam sessions – the Might Dub Fest is the perfect place to let your inner musician fly high!
Sill Food Fair
Where: National Landscape Discovery Centre NE47 7AN
When: 15 July
Set in a stunning location, this food fair will be one to remember! Welcoming local food and drink producers, you’ll be able to test and buy some of the region’s greatest products.
Alnwick Beer Festival
Where: The Old Town Hall, Market Place, Alnwick NE66
When: 25 August
Come one, come all and taste some of the delicious locally brewed beers and ciders that Northumberland has to offer. And if beer and cider don’t take your fancy, there’s plenty of wine and soft drinks available too.
The Glendale Show at Wooler
When: August bank holiday
Welcoming around 12,000 visitors a year, visitors of the Glendale Show have been enjoying the epic day for years. And with attractions such as Aldabra giant tortoises, alpacas and mini goats, why would you miss out?
Where: Oak Tree Field, near Rothbury NE65 7DG
When: 2 September
Car boot sales, food stalls, terrier races and Cumberland wrestling. Mixed with the old and the new, the Harbottle Show is an action-packed day out for you and your family to remember.