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Heritage Open Days 2017

What's On In Morpeth

More In Morpeth ? we think so ! visit Morpeth and discover there is something for everyone, from the regular Wednesday Market to the award winning Farmers Market, Fair Day and the Morpeth Gathering find everything you need to know here.

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Events

Music in the Market Place with Tribe Zuza

Music in the Market Place with Tribe Zuza

19 Aug 2017

1pm - 3pm Fourth in the summer programme "Music in the Market Place" (brought to you by Morpeth Town Team) - this week with dance and drumming group, Tribe Zuza Two hours of free live music every Saturday (except when the farmers' market is on) through the summer Read more »

Wednesday Market

Morpeth Wednesday Market

23 Aug 2017

Morpeth Wednesday Market Every Wednesday in the Market Place find a host of tempting stalls with everything from fresh fruit to tasty fish, fabulous flowers. Tell everyone about the market on Trip Adviser Read more »

Lunchtime Organ Recital with Daniel Cook

Lunchtime Organ Recital with Daniel Cook

25 Aug 2017

12 for 12:30pm Morpeth Methodist Church Lunchtime Organ Recital by Daniel Cook of Westminster Abbey Admission free though donations are invited, light refreshments served before the recital Read more »

Music in the Market Place with Jason King

Music in the Market Place with Jason King

26 Aug 2017

1pm - 3pm Fifth in the summer programme "Music in the Market Place" (brought to you by Morpeth Town Team) - this week with the marvellous mellow Jason King Two hours of free live music every Saturday (except when the farmers' market is on) through the summer Read more »

Live Charity Wrestling

Live Charity Wrestling

27 Aug 2017

from 1pm at Miners Welfare, Stobswood Charity Wrestling organised by BWF Magazine in aid of Muscular Dystrophy research CARD (subject to change)! Martin Kirby VS Gabriel Kidd H.T Drake to defend his championship Prospect VS The Tyne Wear Wolves Little Miss Roxxy Open Challenge 10 Man Rumble... Read more »

Community Cinema "Florence Foster Jenkins" (2016)

Community Cinema "Florence Foster Jenkins" (2016)

1 Sep 2017

7pm Town Hall Community cinema screening of the 2016 film "Florence Foster Jenkins" http://www.imdb.com/title/ tt4136084/ Tickets £6 from GMDT, Chantry TIC and MTC from 9th August - and on the door if not sold out Morpeth Community Cinema is run by GMDT Read more »

Farmers Market

Farmers Market

2 Sep 2017

9am - 3pm Market Place Traders at farmers' markets may only sell their own produce, made as far as possible from locally sourced ingredients - and they must be based with 50 miles of Morpeth. The market includes primary producers - selling meat, fruit & veg, sunflower oil etc, secondary producers... Read more »

Meet the Mayor

Meet the Mayor

4 Sep 2017

2pm - 4pm Town Hall A chance to drop-in and meet the Mayor, Cllr Nic Best, and have a cup of tea and a slice of cake (made by a local café) If you've already met the Mayor - you can go straight to the cake! Free entry - all welcome Read more »

Music in the Market Place with KEVI Steel Band

Music in the Market Place with KEVI Steel Band

4 Sep 2017

1pm - 3pm Market Place Sixth and last in the summer programme "Music in the Market Place" (brought to you by Morpeth Town Team) - scheduled to coincide with the Tour of Britain cycle race passng through Morpeth - and featuring the KEVI Steel Band Read more »

HODS: Civic Treasures

HODs: Civic Treasures

7 Sep 2017

Thursday 2pm - 4pm Town Hall The Mayor’s Parlour and the Council Chamber will be open to visit in Morpeth Town Hall to see displays of Morpeth’s treasures including the Silver Mace that dates from 1604 and is the oldest working civic mace in the country. See also cannon balls from the 1644 siege... Read more »

HODS: "Collingwood's Midshipmen"

HODS: "Collingwood's Midshipmen"

7 Sep 2017

7:30pm Morpeth Town Hall Dr Tony Barrow gives a talk on "Collingwood's Midshipmen" as part of the Collingwood Society's contribution to Morpeth's Heritage Open Days Programme 2017 Read more »

HODs: St Robert of Newminster RC Church,  Morpeth

HODs: St Robert of Newminster RC Church, Morpeth

7 Sep 2017

Open Thurs 1pm - 4pm A glorious church with stained glass windows by the renowned William Wailes. The church is behind Collingwood House which will also be opening during the Heritage Open Days Photo credit: Morpeth & District Chamber of Trade Read more »

HODs Walk: Rothley Castle

HODs Walk: Rothley Castle

7 Sep 2017

Walk starts at 1pm from Rothley Crossroads on the B6342 (NZ 0437 8973) A five-and-a-half mile walk featuring Codgers Fort and Rothley Castle and lakes. The walk route may be muddy. Contact (01670) 515351. No booking required. Read more »

HODs Walk: Rothbury WW1 Trenches & Iron Age Forts

HODs Walk: Rothbury WW1 Trenches & Iron Age Forts

8 Sep 2017

Walk starts at 10:30am from Beggars Rigg car park quarter of a mile west of Rothbury on the B6341 road to Thropton A nine mile walk featuring WWI trenches and an Iron Age Fort along with a visit to the normally private Cartington Castle. No need to book but take a picnic lunch. The walk route... Read more »

A Jazzberry Event

A Jazzberry Event

9 Sep 2017

12:30 - 1:30pm St George URC, Bridge St A Jazzberry Event with music from The Virtuoso Jazz Trio led by George Macdonald plus Strawberries and Cream (served from 12noon). Tickets £5.00 from Gillian or Ken 01670 515870 Read more »

HODs:St George's URC, Morpeth

HODs:St George's URC, Morpeth

9 Sep 2017

Open: Saturday 10am - Noon and 1.45pm - 4pm Website Photo credit: Alec C Gilmour Read more »

HODs: Morpeth Railway Station

HODs: Morpeth Railway Station

08 Sep - 9 Sep 2017

Open Friday & Saturday 9:30am - 12:30pm Small exhibition on the history of the Grade II listed Victorian station designed by Benjamin Green and opened in 1848, as well as information about the current redevelopment project to restore the station’s buildings. Also short guided tours of the... Read more »

HODs:John Caffrey – ‘The Birds of Thoreau Country’

HODs:John Caffrey – ‘The Birds of Thoreau Country’

07 Sep - 9 Sep 2017

Chantry Bagpipe Museum Thursday, Friday, Saturday 10am - 5pm Exhibition of Watercolours John Caffrey was a well-known Morpeth artist who became interested in the American naturalist, writer and philosopher Henry David Thoreau whose environmental concerns reflected John’s own views. This year... Read more »

Heritage Open Days 2017

Heritage Open Days 2017

07 Sep - 10 Sep 2017

The 2017 Morpeth Heritage Open Days programme includes six churches and four other heritage buildings open to the public, four exhibitions, three walks and a talk. See our dedicated page for the full programme - while individual events are listed here. Read more »

HODs: St James the Great, Morpeth

HODs: St James the Great, Morpeth

07 Sep - 10 Sep 2017

Open: Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun 10am - 4pm Impressive Victorian church designed by Benjamin Ferrey, former apprentice to Augustus Pugin, which is based on the style of the Cathedral of Monreale in Sicily. See the apse paintings and fine Minton tiled floor in the Chancel. Information leaflets available.... Read more »

HODs: St Andrew's Church, Bothal

HODs: St Andrew's Church, Bothal

09 Sep - 10 Sep 2017

Open: Saturday & Sunday 11am - 4pm A designated Grade I Listed Building because of its exceptional architectural and historical interest. Occasional tours during the Open Days and there will be craft stalls with items for sale as well as art and photography exhibitions Website Read more »

HODs: St Mary Magdalene Church, Mitford

HODs: St Mary Magdalene Church, Mitford

07 Sep - 10 Sep 2017

Open: Thurs, Fri 11am - 3pm; Sat 10am - 4pm; Sun Noon - 3pm A 12th Century church that is steeped in history. There are Norman remains and the oldest church bell in the country as well as fascinating stained glass windows, all in a beautiful setting overlooking Mitford Castle. A service will be... Read more »

HODs: St Mary the Virgin,  Morpeth

HODs: St Mary the Virgin, Morpeth

07 Sep - 10 Sep 2017

Open Thurs, Fri, Sat 11am - 3pm; Sun Noon - 3pm One of the best medieval churches in Northumberland with a 14th Century Jesse Window. There will be a variety of variety of activities available to take part in including mouse trails, quizzes and guided tours. In the churchyard visitors will find... Read more »

HODs: Celebrating Morpeth’s Heritage

HODs: Celebrating Morpeth’s Heritage

10 Sep 2017

Open Sunday Noon - 3pm A mini-display and heritage drop-in afternoon at the Butter Market in Morpeth Town Hall run by Morpeth Antiquarian Society with an exhibition of 1917 births and deaths plus the Society’s 70th Anniversary. Meet Society members for a chat about ideas for the future of its ... Read more »

HODs: Bothal Castle

HODs: Bothal Castle

10 Sep 2017

Tour of grounds - Sunday 11am - 4pm Tours of the Castle grounds led by local historian and archaeologist Barry Mead that will reveal the history of one of Northumberland’s lesser known strongholds. No entry into the Castle itself. Read more »

HODs: Morpeth Past & Present

HODs: Morpeth Past & Present

07 Sep - 10 Sep 2017

Photographic displays in shop windows along Oldgate, Newgate Street and the Newmarket giving a potted history showing how the town centre shops have changed over the years. Read more »

HODs: Morpeth Poetry Heritage Tour

HODs: Morpeth Poetry Heritage Tour

09 Sep - 10 Sep 2017

Tours on Saturday and Sunday starting at 10:30am and 2pm. Meet on Newgate Street at the entrance to St James Church 10 minutes before tours start. A tour of some of the town’s heritage sites led by members of the Morpeth Poetry Group including child poets. Gain an insight into the people and places... Read more »

Lunchtime Concert with David Murray

Lunchtime Concert with David Murray

13 Sep 2017

12:30pm St George URC, Bridge St Lunchtime Concert – a Piano Recital given by David Murray with works by Haydn, Brahms, Debussy & Rachmaninov. Tickets £3.00 at the door. Doors open at Noon with tea, coffee & biscuits available. Read more »

Tea Time Talks "Henry Dancer Days"

Tea Time Talks "Henry Dancer Days"

14 Sep 2017

2:30pm St George URC, Bridge St Tea-Time Talk about the Children’s Cancer Charity “Henry Dancer Days” and the distraction therapy work being done in the RVI Newcastle and elsewhere presented by Charity Founder & Manager, Jane Nattrass, Henry’s Mum. This will be followed by Tea with Jam &... Read more »

Lunchtime Organ Recital with Jason Lowe

Lunchtime Organ Recital with Jason Lowe

20 Oct - 20 Sep 2017

12 for 12:30pm Morpeth Methodist Church Lunchtime Organ Recital by Jason Lowe of Durham Cathedral Admission free though donations are invited, light refreshments served before the recital Read more »

NTC present "Barnaby Rudge"

NTC present "Barnaby Rudge"

23 Sep 2017

7:30pm St George's URC Hall, Bridge St Tickets £9 (incl refreshments) available from GMDT (tel 01670 503866), Chantry TIC (tel 01670 623454) and Frank Recsigno (tel 01670 510743) Stewart Howson's adaptation of the Dickens' classic following up his highly successful adaptation of "The Old Curiosity... Read more »

Mayor's Charity Curry Night

Mayor's Charity Curry Night

25 Sep 2017

7pm Manzil's Restaurant, Market Place A curry night with the Mayor in aid of Wansbeck Valley Food Bank - with a Bollywood dancer and possibly some sponsored Bhangra dancing by town councillors Tickets £20 - limited to a total of 60 - available from the Town Hall from the beginning of August Read more »

Lunchtime Organ Recital with Ian Hare

Lunchtime Organ Recital with Ian Hare

29 Sep 2017

12 for 12:30pm Morpeth Methodist Church Lunchtime Organ Recital by Ian Hare of Cumbria Admission free though donations are invited, light refreshments served before the recital Read more »

Pearl of Africa Choir

Pearl of Africa Choir

30 Sep 2017

7pm Morpeth Methodist Church The popular Ugandan children's choir and dance troupe return to Morpeth. Entry free with donations to the Pearl of Africa Child Care charity invited Read more »

Coda - Led Zeppelin tribute

Coda - Led Zeppelin tribute

30 Sep 2017

Doors open 7:30pm - Riverside Lodge, High Stanners In association with Station Entertainments, Morpeth Riverside Lodge brings Coda the UK's best Led Zeppelin tribute band to Morpeth Tickets are £10 from the Lodge, tel 01670 512771 or on-line Read more »

Busch Trio - Morpeth Music Society

Busch Trio - Morpeth Music Society

5 Oct 2017

7:30pm Morpeth Methodist Church The Morpeth Music Society's 2017-18 Programme starts with a concert by the Busch Trio Mozart Piano Trio in G major K.496 Shostakovich Piano Trio Op. 67 No 2 in E minor Schubert Piano Trio No 1 in B flat major D.898 See the Music Society website for details of season... Read more »

Community Cinema "45 Years" (2015)

Community Cinema "45 Years" (2015)

7 Oct 2017

7pm Town Hall Community cinema screening of the 2015 film "45 Years" http://www.imdb.com/title/ tt3544082/ Tickets £6 from GMDT, Chantry TIC and MTC from 4th Sept - and on the door if not sold out Morpeth Community Cinema is run by GMDT Read more »

Farmers Market

Farmers Market

07 Oct - 8 Oct 2017

9am - 4pm Market Place The October farmers market is part of the Morpeth Food & Drink Festival - and the 2017 Festival - the 5th annual event - is to be held over two days. Traders at farmers' markets may only sell their own produce, made as far as possible from locally sourced ingredients - and... Read more »

5th Annual Morpeth Food & Drink Festival

5th Annual Morpeth Food & Drink Festival

07 Oct - 8 Oct 2017

The 5th Annual Morpeth Food & Drink Festival will be - for the first time - a two day event There will be over a hundred stalls over three locations - Bridge St, the Town Hall and the farmers market on the Market Place. For full details - including how to apply for a stall and news about the three... Read more »

Lunchtime Concert with Abbey Strings

Lunchtime Concert with Abbey Strings

11 Oct 2017

12:30pm St George URC, Bridge St Lunchtime Concert – Violin Duettists “Abbey Strings” accompanied by Ken Irvine (Piano) with a programme of Classical & Light Music Trios & Solos. Tickets £3.00 at the door. Doors open at Noon with tea, coffee & biscuits available. Read more »

Roland Bibby Memorial Lecture

Roland Bibby Memorial Lecture

14 Oct 2017

2pm Town Hall The Northumbrian Language Society honours its founder with an annual Memorial Lecture on aspects of dialect and speech Free entry Level access Read more »

Bewick Orchestra in Concert

Bewick Orchestra in Concert

15 Oct 2017

7:30pm St George's URC - in aid of the charity, Henry Dancer Days The Orchestra will be conducted by Robin Forbes and music will include the Richard Strauss 1st Horn Concerto and Haydn's "London Symphony" Ticket prices are £8.00 for Adults with £5 for Students. Contact for further information... Read more »

Toast to Admiral Lord Collingwood

Toast to Admiral Lord Collingwood

21 Oct 2017

11:45am Town Hall Join the Mayor and Town Council in marking Trafalgar Day by laying a wreath on the bust of Lord Collingwood - victor of Trafalgar - in the Town Hall, and then - at 12noon - drinking a toast in grog to the Admiral on the steps of his Morpeth home, Collingwood House in Oldgate. Attended... Read more »

Charity Christmas Card Sale

Charity Christmas Card Sale

21 Oct 2017

10am - 12noon St George URC, Bridge St Charity Card Sale with representatives from Local & National Charities. Entry Free. Tea, Coffee & Scones available. Read more »

Community Cinema "Everest" (2015)

Community Cinema "Everest" (2015)

3 Nov 2017

7pm Town Hall Community cinema screening of the 2015 film "Everest" http://www.imdb.com/title/ tt2719848/ Tickets £6 from GMDT, Chantry TIC and MTC from 9th Oct - and on the door if not sold out Morpeth Community Cinema is run by GMDT Read more »

Farmers Market

Farmers Market

4 Nov 2017

9am - 3pm Market Place Traders at farmers' markets may only sell their own produce, made as far as possible from locally sourced ingredients - and they must be based with 50 miles of Morpeth. The market includes primary producers - selling meat, fruit & veg, sunflower oil etc, secondary producers... Read more »

Anna Tsybuleva - Morpeth Music Society

Anna Tsybuleva - Morpeth Music Society

9 Nov 2017

7:30pm Morpeth Methodist Church The Morpeth Music Society's 2017-18 Programme continues with a concert by Anna Tsybuleva (piano) J S Bach Largo in A minor Schumann Sonata No 1 in F sharp minor Rameau Selections Debussy Selected preludes See the Music Society website for details of season and... Read more »

A Concert for Remembrance Day

A Concert for Remembrance Day

11 Nov 2017

7pm St George URC, Bridge St "Musica Johannes" with a programme including Purcell Anthems, A shortened version of The Armed Man by Karl Jenkins, songs from WW1, and finishing with an Act of Remembrance including The Last Post, Douglas Guest's For the Fallen, Reveille and Jerusalem. Proceeds... Read more »

Two Minutes Silence

Two Minutes Silence

11 Nov 2017

11am Market Place Join the Mayor and Rector of Morpeth is the observance of Two Minutes Silence and an Act of Remembrance for all those who have died and suffered in war - particularly the two World Wars Read more »

Hell's Bells at Riverside Lodge

Hell's Bells at Riverside Lodge

12 Nov 2017

Doors open 5pm - band starts 6pm Riverside Lodge, High Stanners Hells Bells - The UK's Best AC/DC Tribute Act return. Tickets £10 - tel 01670 512771 Read more »

Remembrance Day Parade & Wreath-Laying

Remembrance Day Parade & Wreath-Laying

12 Nov 2017

10:30am Join the Mayor of Morpeth and representatives from community and youth organisations in the town parading from the Town Hall followed by wreath-laying at the Mafeking Park War Memorial, with two minutes silence at 11am Read more »

Lunchtime Concert with Rosie Burgering

Lunchtime Concert with Rosie Burgering

15 Nov 2017

12:30pm St George URC. Bridge St Lunchtime Concert with Soprano Rosie Burgering and Friends from Durham University Music School. Tickets £3.00 at the door. Doors open at Noon with tea, coffee & biscuits available. Read more »

Mark Ritchie

Mark Ritchie

24 Nov 2017

7:30pm New Life Christian Centre, Dacre St Comedian & evangelist Mark Ritchie - fresh from his successful Edinburgh Fringe show "For the Love of God" Tickets £6 Read more »

Community Cinema "Inside Out" (2015)

Community Cinema "Inside Out" (2015)

1 Dec 2017

7pm Town Hall Community Cinema screening of the 2015 film "Inside Out" Tickets £6 available from GMDT, Chantry TIC or the Town Hall from 6th November - and on the door if not sold out Morpeth Community Cinema is run by GMDT Read more »

Christmas Farmers' Market

Christmas Farmers Market

2 Dec 2017

9am - 3pm Market Place Traders at farmers' markets may only sell their own produce, made as far as possible from locally sourced ingredients - and they must be based with 50 miles of Morpeth. The market includes primary producers - selling meat, fruit & veg, sunflower oil etc, secondary producers... Read more »

Pre Christmas Lunchtime Concert

Pre Christmas Lunchtime Concert

6 Dec 2017

12:30pm St George URC, Bridge St Our Pre-Christmas Lunchtime Concert with return visit by Jazz Guitar Duo James Birkett and Bradley Johnson. Tickets £3.00 at the door. Doors open at Noon with Complimentary Mulled Wine, and Shortbread served from Noon, Tea, Coffee & Biscuits also available... Read more »

Rotary Christmas Concert

Rotary Christmas Concert

9 Dec 2017

7:30pm Morpeth Methodist Church Watch this space for details Read more »

Prince Bishop's Brass

Prince Bishop's Brass - Morpeth Music Society

14 Dec 2017

7:30pm Morpeth Methodist Church The Morpeth Music Society's 2017-18 Programme continues with a concert by the Prince Bishop's Brass Dukas Fanfare; La Peri Clarke Suite in D J.S.Bach Fugue in G minor Farnaby Toyes & Dreames Barber Adagio Henry VIII Pastime with Good Company Mozart Overture... Read more »

Kathryn Stott (piano) - Morpeth Music Society

Kathryn Stott (piano) - Morpeth Music Society

15 Feb 2018

7:30pm Morpeth Methodist Church The Morpeth Music Society's 2017-18 Programme continues with a concert by Kathryn Stott (piano) J.S. Bach Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring Grieg Lyric Pieces Op. 52 Chopin Mazurka Op. 7 No 1 Wagner Isolde’s Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde Ginastera Danzas Argentinas ... Read more »

Kinsky Trio Prague - Morpeth Music Society

Kinsky Trio Prague - Morpeth Music Society

8 Mar 2018

7:30pm Morpeth Methodist Church The Morpeth Music Society's 2017-18 Programme continues with a concert by the Kinsky Trio Prague Arensky Trio No 1 in D minor Martinů Bergerettes Nos 1,3 & 4 Smetana Trio in G minor Op.15 See the Music Society website for details of season and single... Read more »

Carducci String Quartet

Carducci String Quartet - Morpeth Music Society

12 Apr 2018

7:30pm Morpeth Methodist Church The Morpeth Music Society's 2017-18 Programme concludes with a concert by the Carducci String Quartet Haydn Quartet Op. 20 No 4 Bartók Quartet No 4 Mendelssohn Quartet Op. 80 See the Music Society website for details of season and single concert tickets Having... Read more »