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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

Wednesday Market

Morpeth Wednesday Market

22 Nov 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 »

Ann Cleeves "The Seagull" SOLD OUT

Ann Cleeves "The Seagull" SOLD OUT

23 Nov 2017

SOLD OUT 7 for 7:30pm St George URC Church, Bridge St Mystery writer Ann Cleeves talk about her latest work "The Seagull" - the eighth featuring DCI Vera Stanhope Tickets £6 from Morpeth Chantry TIC "A visit to her local prison brings Vera Stanhope with an old enemy: former detective... Read more »

Exhibition by Morpeth Art Group

Exhibition by Morpeth Art Group

13 Nov - 23 Nov 2017

Buttermarket, Town Hall An exhibition of paintings by members of the Morpeth Art Group - a local group of amateur artists. Some pictures will be on sale to raise funds for the 2017 Mayor's Charity - the Wansbeck Valley Food Bank 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 »

MAS Talk "A Disappearing Tyneside Town"

MAS Talk "A Disappearing Tyneside Town"

24 Nov 2017

7 for 7:15pm St James Community Centre, Wellway John Boothroyd on "A Disappearing Tyneside Town" - the transformation of Gateshead from the 1960's to the 1980's The third in the 71st annual programme of talks organised by the Morpeth Antiquarian Society Free to members, non-members £3 incl... Read more »

Town Christmas Lights Switch-On

Town Christmas Lights Switch-On

25 Nov 2017

Traditional Switch-On of the Town Christmas Lights in the Market Place 4:10 - 4:15 pm: Welcome and Introduction by the Mayor of Morpeth, Councillor Nic Best 4:15 pm: Carol singing, led by the Morpeth’s own Star Tenors with the Ellington Colliery Band 4:50 pm Christmas Address by the Rector of Morpeth,... Read more »

Mistletoe Fair

Mistletoe Fair

25 Nov 2017

11am - 5pm Morpeth Town Hall Traditional pre-Christmas Fair organised by Morpeth Town Council to coincide with the switch-on of the Christmas Lights With lots of cards and gift ideas, mulled wine, mince pies and maybe a surprise visitor all dressed in red with a white beard - and no! We don't mean... Read more »

"In the Frame"

"In the Frame"

23 Nov - 25 Nov 2017

7 for 7:30pm nightly St George's URC Church Hall, Bridge St The latest production from St George's Community Players Tickets £6 (or £5 for concessions - u-18 or o-65) from Morpeth Chantry TIC ‘In the Frame’ - a Comedy in 2 Acts - written and directed by Eileen Clark May is irritated by husband... Read more »

Morpeth Advent Market

Morpeth Advent Market

25 Nov 2017

10am - 2pm St James Church, Copper Chare Advent Market in the Church with home-baking, crafts, present ideas and fair trade products Read more »

Una Bella Voce, Una Bella Musica

Una Bella Voce, Una Bella Musica

25 Nov 2017

7:30pm Morpeth Methodist Church Una Bella Voce, Una Bella Musica In the third of our trilogy of opera events in Morpeth as part of Northern Opera Festival, we are pleased to present Una Bella Voce, Una Bella Musica, a narrator led journey through music. From Monteverdi through Mozart, Massenet to... Read more »

Carols at Heighley Gate

Carols at Heighley Gate

25 Nov 2017

from 11:30am at Heighleygate Garden Centre Mid Northumberland Chorus singing carols between 11.45 am & 1.15 pm. Young musicians performing early afternoon plus Giant Tombola. Event in aid of Children's Cancer Charity "Henry Dancer Days" Read more »

Hartburn Christmas Fair

Hartburn Christmas Fair

25 Nov 2017

10am - 4pm Hartburn Church NE61 4JB Free entry - all welcome - disabled access Hartburn Christmas Fair is a lovely local fair organised by the Hartburn Community Project – there will be a variety of good quality gift stands including hand made chocolates, bags, scarves, jewellery and much more … There... Read more »

2017 Morpeth Poetry Recital

2017 Morpeth Poetry Recital

30 Nov 2017

7pm Morpeth Town Hall - a celebration the work of local poets past and present An eclectic mix of poetry with some musical entertainment and featuring special guests Harry Gallagher and Philip Stuckey. In aid of Henry Dancer Days - tickets cost £7 to include Northumberland Cheese and a glass of wine... Read more »

"Come & Sing" St Nicholas Event

"Come & Sing" St Nicholas Event

1 Dec 2017

10am - 1:30am venue tbc Crafts and carols for pre-schoolers with Morpeth Methodist Church plus a special "St Nicholas story" to celebrate the start of the Christmas season. Contact Jackie Laidlaw 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. You'll be surprised quite how much of your Christmas shopping you can do at the farmers' market - and the producers... Read more »

Exhibition by Pegswood Art Initiative

Exhibition by Pegswood Art Initiative

01 Dec - 2 Dec 2017

6pm - 9pm on Friday 1st and 9:30pm - 5pm on Saturday 2nd at Morpeth Methodist Church Exhibition by the Pegswood Art Initiative Free entry - refreshments available Read more »

St Robert's Christmas Fayre

St Robert's Christmas Fayre

2 Dec 2017

10am - 2pm stalls & activities in the school hall, refreshments in the church hall tea & coffee in the morning, hot soup and a bun from lunch time tombola, raffle, crafts, bottle stall, jewellery, children's activities 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 »

Real Reindeer at the Arcade

Real Reindeer at the Arcade

9 Dec 2017

10am - 4pm Sanderson Arcade Returning by popular demand - real reindeer to pet and feed - at the Arcade Read more »

Rotary Christmas Concert - Ellington Colliery Band

Rotary Christmas Concert - Ellington Colliery Band

9 Dec 2017

7pm Morpeth Methodist Church Rotary Club Christmas Concert with Ellington Colliery Band Read more »

Living Nativity

Living Nativity

10 Dec 2017

2pm St Aidan's Church, Shields Road, Stobhill Nativity Play with live animals enacted on the streets of Stobhill Read more »

Advent Reflections

Advent Reflections

10 Dec 2017

6pm St James' Church, Copper Chare, Morpeth A guided meditation on the nature of Advent Read more »

"Life Remembered"

"Life Remembered"

11 Dec 2017

6:30pm St George's URC Annual "Life Remembered" Service at 6.30 pm in association with J Conroy led by Revd. Suzanne Hamnett. A commemoration of loved ones now departed in the Christmas season when some memories are most powerful. Read more »

Carols in the Green

Carols in the Green

13 Dec 2017

3:30pm Old Bakehouse Millennium Green (off Newgate St) Carol-singing with the children of St Robert's RC First School Mince pies and a hot drink too! Read more »

Civic Society Christmas Quiz

Civic Society Christmas Quiz

13 Dec 2017

7:30pm Morpeth Methodist Church, Howard Road Christmas Quiz plus nibbles Everyone welcome. Membership £15 per annum. Any queries, email morpethcivicsoc@gmail.com. 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 »

"Christmas Crackers"

"Christmas Crackers"

14 Dec 2017

Stannington Village Hall Morpeth Ladies Charity Committee "Christmas Crackers" event in aid of Children's Cancer Charity "Henry Dancer Days" in Stannington Village Hall. Demonstrations of Christmas Flowers & Food with Sandra Dickinson & Helen Moran followed by 2 Course... Read more »

Christmas Tree Festival Launch

Christmas Tree Festival

14 Dec - 16 Dec 2017

St George's URC, Bridge St Morpeth businesses and community groups coming together at this special time of year to exhibit decorated Christmas trees in as feel-good event for the local community. Thursday 7pm - 9pm Preview Evening opened by the Mayor of Morpeth and featuring an auction, raffle and... Read more »

Children's Christingle Workshop

Children's Christingle Workshop

16 Dec 2017

10am St Aidan's Church, Shields Road, Stobhill Children prepare christingles from oranges ready for the Christingle Service tomorrow Read more »

Christingle Service

Christingle Service

17 Dec 2017

4pm St Aidan's Church, Shields Road, Stobhill Read more »

Community Carol Service

Community Carol Service

18 Dec 2017

6:30pm St George's URC Annual Community Carol Service led by Revd Carla Grosch-Miller Read more »

Crib Service

Crib Service

23 Dec 2017

2:30pm St Aidan's Church, Shields Road, Stobhill Read more »

Carol Services

Carol Services

24 Dec 2017

6pm simultaneous carol services in St Aidans, Stobhill; St Mary's and St James' Churches Read more »

Christmas in Morpeth

Christmas in Morpeth

25 Dec - 6 Jan 2018

Merry Christmas and a Happy, Healthy & Prosperous New Year from More in Morpeth Church Services on Christmas Day 8am Holy Communion at St James the Great Church, Copper Chare 10am Family Communion at St James the Great Church, Copper Chare Church Services on New Year's Eve 8am Holy Communion... Read more »

Lunchtime Concert with the Bottle Bank Band

Lunchtime Concert with the Bottle Bank Band

10 Jan 2018

12:30pm St George URC. Bridge St Lunchtime Concert with folk music group - the Bottle Bank Band, featuring Stuart Hardy. Tickets £3.00 at the door. Doors open at Noon with tea, coffee & biscuits available. Read more »

Civic Society - "A Ponteland 'Local List'"

Civic Society - "A Ponteland 'Local List'"

17 Jan 2018

7:30pm Morpeth Methodist Church, Howard Road "A Ponteland 'Local List' - Buildings and Open Spaces of Interest in Ponteland" - Philip Ham, Chairman, Ponteland Civic Society Third in the 2017-18 programme of talks organised by the Morpeth Civic Society Everyone welcome, coffee and biscuits... Read more »

MAS Members' Night

MAS Members' Night

26 Jan 2018

7 for 7:15pm St James Community Centre, Wellway Morpeth Antiquarian Society Members’ Night - short talks given by members of the Society, followed by a pooled supper. Visitors welcome Free to members, non-members £3 incl coffee/tea and biscuits. Contact Val Cowan 07887 594161 Read more »

Lunchtime Concert with KEVI School Chamber Choir

Lunchtime Concert with KEVI School Chamber Choir

7 Feb 2018

12:30pm St George URC. Bridge St Lunchtime Concert with KEVI School Chamber Choir & Solo Musicians from KEVI School Music Department. Tickets £3.00 at the door. Doors open at Noon with tea, coffee & biscuits available. Read more »

Civic Society - "Morpeth Station Metamorphosis"

Civic Society - "Morpeth Station Metamorphosis"

14 Feb 2018

7:30pm Morpeth Methodist Church, Howard Road 'Morpeth Station Metamorphosis' - John Curtis, Architect www.curtisarchistecture.co.uk Fourth in the 2017-18 programme of talks organised by the Morpeth Civic Society Everyone welcome, coffee and biscuits served for a donation. Membership £15 per annum.... 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 »

MAS Talk "The History of Bolam Lake"

MAS Talk "The History of Bolam Lake"

23 Feb 2018

7 for 7:15pm St James Community Centre, Wellway Frances Povey on "The History of Bolam Lake" The fourth in the 71st annual programme of talks organised by the Morpeth Antiquarian Society Free to members, non-members £3 incl coffee/tea and biscuits. Contact Val Cowan 07887 594161 Read more »

Women's World Day of Prayer 2018

Women's World Day of Prayer 2018

2 Mar 2018

2pm St James' Church, Copper Chare The worship service has been written by the Christian women of Suriname taking the theme "All God's Creation is Very Good" All are welcome to attend 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 »

Civic Society - "The Housing Market in Morpeth"

Civic Society - "The Housing Market in Morpeth"

14 Mar 2018

7:30pm Morpeth Methodist Church, Howard Road 'The Housing Market in Morpeth & How it Relates to National Trends' - Charles Robinson, Rickards, Morpeth Sixth in the 2017-18 programme of talks organised by the Morpeth Civic Society Everyone welcome, coffee and biscuits served for a donation. Membership... Read more »

Lunchtime Concert

Lunchtime Concert

14 Mar 2018

12:30pm St George URC. Bridge St Lunchtime Concert - Flute, Cello & Piano Recital. Details to follow. Tickets £3.00 at the door. Doors open at Noon with tea, coffee & biscuits available. Read more »

MAS Talk "Old Churches of Northumberland"

MAS Talk "Old Churches of Northumberland"

23 Mar 2018

7 for 7:15pm St James Community Centre, Wellway Peter Reagan on "Old Churches of Northumberland" The fifth in the 71st annual programme of talks organised by the Morpeth Antiquarian Society Free to members, non-members £3 incl coffee/tea and biscuits. Contact Val Cowan 07887 594161 Read more »

51st Morpeth Northumbrian Gathering

51st Morpeth Northumbrian Gathering

06 Apr - 8 Apr 2018

Celebration of traditional Northumbrian music, song, dance, crafts and culture - not to mention humour Watch this space for details - including competition entries from January '18 Photo credit: Alan Starkey Read more »

Lunchtime Concert with David Hedley

Lunchtime Concert with David Hedley

11 Apr 2018

12:30pm St George URC. Bridge St Lunchtime Concert: Recital by David Hedley (Oboe). Details to follow. Tickets £3.00 at the door. Doors open at Noon with tea, coffee & biscuits available. 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 »

Soiree Musicale

Soiree Musicale

22 Apr 2018

St George's URC, Bridge St Soiree Musicale presented by Morpeth's own Alex Banfield (Tenor from Opera North) with Canadian Mezzo Soprano Wallis Giunta (from Leipzig Opera & Opera North) with Ewan Gilford (Piano from Northern Ballet). DetaIls to follow. Read more »

MAS AGM

MAS AGM

27 Apr 2018

7 for 7:15pm St James Community Centre, Wellway Morpeth Antiquarian Society AGM followed by a presentation and pooled supper Free to members, non-members £3 incl coffee/tea and biscuits. Contact Val Cowan 07887 594161 Read more »

Civic Society AGM

Civic Society AGM

16 May 2018

7:30pm - venue tbc AGM plus an iIllustrated talk by Mark Lewis, Architect at Levitt Bernstein Last in the 2017-18 Civic Society programme Membership of Morpeth Civic Society is £15 per annum. Any queries, email morpethcivicsoc@gmail.com. Read more »

Lunchtime Concert with the Da Vinci String Quartet

Lunchtime Concert with the Da Vinci String Quartet

16 May 2018

12:30pm St George URC. Bridge St Lunchtime Concert by the Da Vinci String Quartet (from Royal Northern Sinfonia). Details to follow. Tickets £3.00 at the door. Doors open at Noon with tea, coffee & biscuits available. Read more »

MAS Talk "(19) '30's '40's '50's & '60's"

MAS Talk "(19) '30's '40's '50's & '60's"

25 May 2018

7 for 7:15pm St James Community Centre, Wellway Andrew Clark on the "(19) '30's '40's '50's & '60's" The sixth in the 71st annual programme of talks organised by the Morpeth Antiquarian Society Free to members, non-members £3 incl coffee/tea and biscuits. Contact Val Cowan 07887 59... Read more »

MAS Talk "Historic Lighthouses"

MAS Talk "Historic Lighthouses"

29 Jun 2018

7 for 7:15pm St James Community Centre, Wellway Michael Taylor on the "Historic Lighthouses" The last in the 71st annual programme of talks organised by the Morpeth Antiquarian Society Free to members, non-members £3 incl coffee/tea and biscuits. Contact Val Cowan 07887 594161 Read more »

Annual Bonfire & Fireworks Display

Annual Bonfire & Fireworks Display

4 Nov 2018

37th Annual Bonfire Night & Fireworks Display (annually 1st Sunday in November) Morpeth Rugby Club, Mitford Road - gates open @ 5pm & bonfire lit @ 6pm Admission £5 each Under 12s £3 each Photo credit: David E Clark (OK its not the Rugby Club bonfire & fireworks display,... Read more »