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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

Hell's Bells at Riverside Lodge

Hell's Bells at Riverside Lodge

24 Mar 2017

Doors open 7:30pm Riverside Lodge The AC/DC Tribute Band make a return visit to the Riverside Lodge Tickets £10 from the Bar or tel 01670 512771 or email enquiries@riverside-lodge.co.uk Read more »

An Evening with John  Penman - Comedy Hypnotist

An Evening with John Penman - Comedy Hypnotist

25 Mar 2017

7pm Craik Park (Morpeth Town AFC) A fund raiser event towards an expedition to Mexico to help build houses for the less fortunate Tickets are £10 per head which includes pie and peas supper and entertainment from the UK's funniest comedy hypnotist John Penman. Tickets will be available from club... Read more »

MFS: Seahouses and Bamburgh

MFS: Seahouses and Bamburgh

26 Mar 2017

The Morpeth Footpath Society programme of walks continues... Start time: 10.30 am Distance: 7 Miles Duration: 3.5 Hours Start of walk: Meet at the Olde Ship Hotel (Inn) in Seahouses. Postcode for Olde Ship Inn is NE68 7RD. How to get there: Take the A1 north and turn east at Alnwick,... Read more »

SENRUG Meeting with Vic Branfoot of Coastliners

SENRUG Meeting with Vic Branfoot of Coastliners

28 Mar 2017

7:30pm Town Hall Public meeting hosted by SE Northumberland Rail User Group (SENRUG) with speaker Vic Branfoot of Durham Coastliners - the Rail User Group for the Durham Coast Line Entry freehttp://www.necoastliners.co.uk/ Read more »

Wednesday Market

Morpeth Wednesday Market

29 Mar 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 »

MAS Talk: "Historic Families of Northumberland"

MAS Talk: "Historic Families of Northumberland"

31 Mar 2017

7pm St James Community Centre, Wellway Peter Reagan on "Historic Families of Northumberland" - a talk in the 2016-17 (70th Season) Morpeth Antiquarian Society Lecture Programme Free to members - visitors welcome (entrance fee £3) - includes coffee/tea & biscuits Membership of the Morpeth... Read more »

Civic Ball

Civic Ball

1 Apr 2017

6pm - midnight Town Hall The Mayor's Civic Charity Ball - highpoint of the Morpeth social calendar and major fundraiser for the Mayor's Charity, which this year is Contact Morpeth Featuring a three course meal, pay bar, Grand Prize Draw, entertainment from Abbey Strings and concluding with a disco... Read more »

Farmers Market

Farmers Market

1 Apr 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 »

Wansbeck Music Festival Final Concert

Wansbeck Music Festival Final Concert

2 Apr 2017

6pm St George URC, Bridge St Grande Finale of the annual Wansbeck Music Festival with a concert featuring all prize winners Read more »

Lunchtime Concert

Lunchtime Concert

5 Apr 2017

12:30pm St George's URC, Bridge St Lunchtime Concert by Peter Waugh (Organ) and Emma Straughan (Oboe) with Ken Irvine (Accompanist). Tickets £3.00 at the door. Doors open at noon with tea, coffee & biscuits available. Read more »

Morpeth Music Soc - Alexander Ullman (Piano)

Morpeth Music Soc - Alexander Ullman (Piano)

6 Apr 2017

7:30pm Methodist Church, Howard Road Morpeth Music Soc presents Alexander Ullman (Piano) Stravinsky Firebird suite Tchaikovsky Nutcracker suite Schumann Papillons Op. 2 Beethoven Sonata No 32 in C minor Op. 111 JS Bach Toccata in C minor BWV. 911 Tickets:... Read more »

Community Cinema "Selma" (2015)

Community Cinema "Selma" (2015)

7 Apr 2017

7pm Town Hall Community cinema screening of the 2015 film "Selma" http://www.imdb.com/title/ tt1020072/ Tickets £6 from GMDT, Chantry TIC and MTC from 6th March - and on the door if not sold out Morpeth Community Cinema is run by GMDT Read more »

Abaana Children's Choir

Abaana Children's Choir

7 Apr 2017

7pm New Life Christian Centre, Dacre St Free entry though donations will be invited towards funding the children's orphanages in Uganda. Abaana is a Christian based charity which invests in Children in Africa, helping them to break the chains of poverty, through education. Read more »

Horace Silverman and The White Gardenias

Horace Silverman and The White Gardenias

8 Apr 2017

7:30pm Pegswood Welfare Centre, Front Street, Pegswood, NE61 6UF A fabulous six piece band performing music from the swing era of the 1920s,30s and 40s, featuring tunes by such great songwriters as George Gershwin, Irving Berlin, Hoagy Carmichael, Cole Porter and many more. Admission £7.50Advance tickets... Read more »

MFS: Netherwitton Wander

MFS: Netherwitton Wander

9 Apr 2017

The Morpeth Footpath Society programme of walks continues... Start time: 10.30 am Distance: 6 Miles Duration: 3 Hours Start of walk: Start at Netherwitton Hall, Netherwitton Village. John Trevelyan has kindly allowed us to park at Netherwitton Hall. How to get there: Depending on the... Read more »

Stainer's Crucifixion

Stainer's Crucifixion

12 Apr 2017

7pm St James' Church, Copper Chare Mid Northumberland Chorus are singing Stainer's Crucifixion as part of Evensong at St James Church Morpeth. Admission is free for this event. Read more »

Riverside Rocks 2017

Riverside Rocks 2017

16 Apr 2017

from 2pm Riverside Lodge, High Stanners - doors open 1:30pm The second Riverside Rocks festival is with six fantastic acts starting at 2pm and rocking on through the night. Acts include: Bon Jovi Forever, Q II, Hysteria, Bryan Adams Exposed, Sleeze Sisters and the Dust Town Dogs Tickets are £15 and... Read more »

Easter Oranges

Easter Oranges

17 Apr 2017

11am Carlisle Park The Mayor and Town Councillors will following tradition and be handing out Easter oranges to children in Carlisle Park - followed by traditional Easter games including boolin' and jaapin' eggs - organised by Active Northumberland. Read more »

Town Council Annual Assembly

Town Council Annual Assembly

19 Apr 2017

7pm Morpeth Town Hall Morpeth Town Council reports on its activities of the past year and invites questions from the people of the town. Read more »

Tea Time Talks "Mountain Rescue & Search Dogs"

Tea Time Talks "Mountain Rescue & Search Dogs"

20 Apr 2017

2:30pm St George's URC Church Hall, Bridge St Talk by Ian Thompson of the Northumberland Mountain Rescue Service on "Mountain Rescue & Search Dogs" Tea-time talks in St George's Church Hall.Commence at 2.30 pm and are followed by Tea/Coffee with jam & cream scones. Read more »

The "Golden Gathering"

50th Morpeth Northumbrian Gathering

21 Apr - 23 Apr 2017

This coming April 2017 will see a milestone event in Morpeth - the 50th Northumbrian Gathering in Morpeth: the “Golden” Gathering will not only revisit some of the themes and activities of earlier years, welcoming back some old friends, but also look to the future with younger performers, street events... Read more »

MFS: Source of the Wansbeck to Kirkwhelpington

MFS: Source of the Wansbeck to Kirkwhelpington

23 Apr 2017

The Morpeth Footpath Society programme of walks continues... Start time: 10.30 am Distance: 9 Miles Duration: 4.5 Hours Start of walk: Grid Ref: NY996844. St Bartholemew Church, Kirkwhelpington. How to get there: From Morpeth, take the B6524 to Belsay, 9 miles. Join the A696 Jedburgh... Read more »

MAS AGM

MAS AGM

28 Apr 2017

7pm St James Community Centre, Wellway Annual General Meeting plus a presentation on Dorothy Robson, followed by a pooled supper - part of the 2016-17 (70th Season) Morpeth Antiquarian Society Lecture Programme Free to members - visitors welcome (entrance fee £3) - includes coffee/tea & biscuits Membership... Read more »

Local Elections

Local Elections

4 May 2017

7am - 10pm at polling stations across the town Elections for Northumberland County Council and Morpeth Town Council These elections only come round once every four years - so use your vote! Read more »

Community Cinema "Eddie the Eagle" (2016)

Community Cinema "Eddie the Eagle" (2016)

5 May 2017

7pm Town Hall Community cinema screening of the 2016 film "Eddie the Eagle" http://www.imdb.com/title/ tt1083452/ Tickets £6 from GMDT, Chantry TIC and MTC from 10th April - and on the door if not sold out Morpeth Community Cinema is run by GMDT Read more »

Farmers Market

Farmers Market

6 May 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 »

Fred Reed Neet Supper

Fred Reed Neet Supper

6 May 2017

8pm Masonic Lodge, Winton House, Howard Road The Northumbrian Language Society's annual tribute to Northumbrian dialect poet Fred Reed, celebrated in the style of the Burns Night Supper Read more »

MFS: Ellington Circular

MFS: Ellington Circular

7 May 2017

The Morpeth Footpath Society programme of walks continues... Start time: 10.30 am Distance: 6 miles Duration: 3 hours Start of walk: The Plough Inn, Ellington. Grid Ref: 275920. Park in pub car park if visiting the pub after, or on roads nearby. How to get there: Head towards Ashington... Read more »

Stepping into Spring - an Ageing Well event

Stepping into Spring - an Ageing Well event

10 May 2017

10am - 2pm Morpeth Town Hall Free Entry Join us for a cuppa & a chat - find out more about staying active, involved and well - and about local activities and volunteering opportunities that are happening near you. Read more »

John Archer returns...

John Archer returns...

13 May 2017

7:30pm New Life Christian Centre, Dacre St Back by popular demand: John Archer - comedy, magic and a bit of ukulele Tickets £5 available from New Life office, info@newlife-morpeth.org.uk Tel 01670 511778. Read more »

Mayor-making

Mayor-making

17 May 2017

7pm Morpeth Town Hall The newly elected Morpeth Town Council elects the new Mayor of Morpeth and chairman of the Council to serve for the year 2017-18 Read more »

Lunchtime Concert

Lunchtime Concert

17 May 2017

12:30pm St George's URC, Bridge St Lunchtime Concert by Iona Brown (Principal Violinist from Royal Northern Sinfonia) with Jenny Maartins (Piano). Tickets £3.00 at the door. Doors open at noon with tea, coffee & biscuits available. Read more »

Mammoth Plant Sale

Mammoth Plant Sale

20 May 2017

10.00am S George’s URC, Bridge St Annual Mammoth Plant Sale and Coffee Morning in Church Hall. Lift Access and Free Entry. Read more »

Concert by the Bewick Orchestra

Concert by the Bewick Orchestra

20 May 2017

7.30pm New Life Christian Centre, Dacre Street Concert by the Bewick Orchestra, conducted by Dave Tomson, with music by Mendelssohn, Beethoven and Mozart’s Bassoon Concerto with Christina Hedley as soloist. Tickets £8 (£5 under 18) at the door or contact Sarah Doswell 01670 515571. Proceeds in... Read more »

MFS: From River to Wall Circular

MFS: From River to Wall Circular

21 May 2017

Morpeth Footpath Society's 2017 programme of walks continues... Start time: 11.00 am Distance: 6 miles Duration: 3 hours Start of walk: Tyne Riverside Country Park, NE15 8ND. How to get there: From Morpeth, take the A1 south and turn off at A6085. Pass B&Q and... Read more »

Tea Time Talks "The Body on the Moors"

Tea Time Talks "The Body on the Moors"

25 May 2017

2:30pm St George's URC Church Hall, Bridge St Talk by Hilary Hamnett on "The Body on the Moors" Tea-time talks in St George's Church Hall.Commence at 2.30 pm and are followed by Tea/Coffee with jam & cream scones. Read more »

MAS Talk: "MAS - the story so far, including the Chantry...."

MAS Talk: "MAS - the story so far, including the Chantry...."

26 May 2017

7pm St James Community Centre, Wellway Janet Brown and others on "MAS - the story so far, including the Chantry...." - last talk in the 2016-17 (70th Season) Morpeth Antiquarian Society Lecture Programme Free to members - visitors welcome (entrance fee £3) - includes coffee/tea & biscuits Membership... Read more »

Carlisle Park Paddling Pool opens

Carlisle Park Paddling Pool opens

27 May 2017

The Carlisle Park Paddling Pool opens for the summer... Read more »

Community Cinema "Brooklyn" (2015)

Community Cinema "Brooklyn" (2015)

2 Jun 2017

7pm Town Hall Community cinema screening of the 2015 film "Brooklyn" http://www.imdb.com/title/ tt2381111/ Tickets £6 from GMDT, Chantry TIC and MTC from 8th May - and on the door if not sold out Morpeth Community Cinema is run by GMDT Read more »

Farmers Market

Farmers Market

3 Jun 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 »

Morpeth Fair Day

Morpeth Fair Day

11 Jun 2017

Annual Morpeth Fair Day organised by the Chamber of Trade with the Fair Day Parade, Fun Run, Rides in New Market, vintage vehicles, stalls along Bridge St, Food Court on Newgate St, live music all day from the Main Stage at the Market Place - plus new this year: a Dog Show on High Stanners and a Vinyl... Read more »

MAS Local History Exhibition - Celebrating Morpeth’s Past

MAS Local History Exhibition - Celebrating Morpeth’s Past

10 Jun - 11 Jun 2017

Town Hall Annual local history exhibition by Morpeth Antiquarian Society to coincide with Fair Day weekend Open 9:30am - 4pm both days Read more »

Farmers Market

Farmers Market

1 Jul 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 »

Longhirst Village Open Gardens and Church Flower Festival

Longhirst Village Open Gardens and Church Flower Festival

01 Jul - 2 Jul 2017

Twelve stunning village gardens open including the Walled Garden with its original John Dobson Glasshouses ‘Our Favourite Poems and Rhymes’ Flower Festival in St. John’s Church Homemade refreshments in the Village Hall together with Craft Displays and lots of other attractions. Admission... Read more »

Picnic in the Park

Picnic in the Park

16 Jul 2017

12noon - 4pm Annual Picnic in the Park - family fun and entertainment organised by GMDT This year's theme "The de Merlays - the first family of Morpeth" Watch this space for full details Read more »

Farmers Market

Farmers Market

5 Aug 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 »

Waterfest

Waterfest

13 Aug 2017

1pm - 11:30pm Waterford Lodge The shop may have closed, but that's not going to stop our annual music party, that, (let's face it,) is now the highlight of summer in Morpeth! Complete with a name change that rolls off the tongue considerably more easily than 'The First For Music Festival,' we will... 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 »

NTC present "Barnaby Rudge"

NTC present "Barnaby Rudge"

23 Sep 2017

Stewart Howson's adaptation of the Dickens' classic following up his highly successful adaptation of "The Old Curiosity Shop" Set against the backdrop of the Gordon Riots of 1780, ‘Barnaby Rudge’ is absolutely a play for today. A story of mystery and suspense which begins with an unsolved... 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 - 3pm 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 »

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 »

Toast to Admiral Lord Collingwood

Toast to Admiral Lord Collingwood

21 Oct 2017

1:45am 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 »

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 »

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 »