The Burgham International Horse Trials (dressage, cross-country and showjumping) is taking place at Felton from 27th to 30th July. Some of the top Olympic and world class riders will compete in a range of classes. Local riders will also compete. It all takes place against a backdrop of trade stands, food stalls, children’s entertainment and […]

Did you know that the beautiful county of Northumberland boasts more castles than any other county in England? There are over 70 castle sites, which are a legacy of Northumberland’s turbulent past, including the infamous Border wars which raged from the 14th to the 16th centuries. Many have long since disappeared. Some – like Dunstanburgh […]

Did you know that the star-studded skies above Kielder Water and Forest Park in Northumberland are the darkest in England and have been awarded Dark Sky Park status? The first of its kind in the UK and the fourth largest in the world (joining the likes of Death Valley in the United States), it’s the […]

Haltwhistle Town Carnival & Garden Party (Sunday 9th July) is a brilliant afternoon of fun and entertainment, including a parade of floats, live music, Cumberland wrestling, mega-Mini stunt team, climbing wall, vintage vehicles, funfair and stalls. Various events are held during carnival week, leading up to the excitement of the big day. There will also […]

Head to Seaton Sluice for the bigger than ever North East Chilli Fest 2017, which runs from Friday 30th June to Sunday 2nd July. Eighties music icons Heaven 17 will be one of the many fantastic attractions at this big celebration of food, drink, music and entertainment, where the numerous stalls, bars, marquees and stages […]

After the success of last year’s Taste of the North event in Alnwick’s Market Square, the town is gearing up for a welcome repeat performance over the weekend of the 24th/25th June. There will be lots of local produce on offer, as well as street food, charity stalls and crafts, and plenty of local entertainment. […]