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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

14 Nov 2018

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

Some Alnwick Heritage Heroes

Some Alnwick Heritage Heroes

14 Nov 2018

7:30pm Morpeth Methodist Church, Howard Road 'Some Alnwick Heritage Heroes - Read the Story to Read the Town' - an illustrated talk on this recently published book by Peter Ennor, Chairman & Peter Reed, Newsletter Editor of Alnwick Civic Society Second in the 2018-19 programme of talks organised... Read more »

Lunchtime Concert - Profiling Youth

Lunchtime Concert - Profiling Youth

14 Nov 2018

12:30 - 1:30 (doors open 12noon) Lunchtime Concert in St George URC, Bridge St Profiling Youth - piano and clarinet pupils of David & Jennifer Murray Admission £3 Read more »

Growing your own plants and vegetables

Growing your own plants and vegetables

15 Nov 2018

2pm St George's URC Church Hall, Bridge St with Tea, Coffee & home-made Jam & Cream Scones to follow Read more »

Morpeth Matters Photographic Exhibition

Morpeth Matters Photographic Exhibition

15 Nov - 16 Nov 2018

Morpeth Town Hall Thursday: Preview Evening and Live Auction 6:30-9:30pm Tickets £6 (incl glass of wine & mince pie) available from Stait Photography, Grape & Grain and the Sun Inn Friday: Free Public Exhibition 10am - 6pm Photographs may be purchased All profits raised will go to... Read more »

Holidays are Coming to Morpeth!

Holidays are Coming to Morpeth!

15 Nov - 16 Nov 2018

The Official Coca Cola Christmas Truck Tour will be stopping in Morpeth on Thursday 15th and Friday 16th November! 12pm - 8pm both Thursday and Friday The truck will be located on Bridge St outside the Town Hall opposite the Market Place - and the stopover will be part of the Morpeth Christmas Fe... Read more »

Christmas Lights Switch-On

Christmas Lights Switch-On

17 Nov 2018

Grand spectacular unified Christmas Lights Switch-On for the whole town centre including the Sanderson Arcade - providing the climax of the three-day Morpeth Christmas Festival Timetable: 3pm Carol-Singing on the Market Place led by Ellington Colliery Band 4:50pm Christmas Address by the Bishop of... Read more »

Morpeth Christmas

Morpeth Christmas

15 Nov - 17 Nov 2018

3 Day Christmas Market - Bridge Street, Morpeth! Thursday 15th and Friday 16th November Street Food Kids Entertainment Official Christmas Light Switch On Event - Morpeth Town Council in Partnership with Sanderson Arcade Stage Hosted by Heart Breakfast Radio Hosts, Justin and Kelly Carol... Read more »

Mistletoe Fair

Mistletoe Fair

17 Nov 2018

Morpeth Town Hall Traditional pre-Christmas Fair organised by Morpeth Town Council to coincide with the switch-on of the Christmas Lights with... mulled wine, gift ideas - and contributions to the Mayor's Charity with this year is "Mind - Tyneside & Northumberland" Read more »

Lanterns & Lights

Lanterns & Lights

17 Nov 2018

2:30pm - 4pm Morpeth Methodist Church a special “Lanterns and Lights” event with free refreshments and craft materials. Bring a I.5 litre empty “pop” bottle to create your lantern and other Advent/ light themed crafts. Join in with our “Light Celebration” before the switch on of the Christmas... Read more »

Northumbrian Barn Dance

Northumbrian Barn Dance

17 Nov 2018

8pm St James Community Hall, Wellway, Morpeth Fund-raising autumn barn dance with the Border Directors and guests Werca's Folk women's choir, in aid of the 52nd Morpeth Northumbrian Gathering 26-28 April. Please bring own drinks and shared supper. Raffle and CDs/mugs on sale. For tickets (£8 adult,... Read more »

Centennial   &    Deeds not Words

Centennial & Deeds not Words

19 Nov 2018

3:30pm and 7:30pm St George URC, Bridge St SA Productions present: "Centennial" & "Deeds not Words" Their Past * Our Present * For the Future Entry free The centenaries of the end of the Great War and the beginning of Women's Suffrage in the UK with a special... Read more »

Fundraising Event at Heighley Gate

Fundraising Event at Heighley Gate

24 Nov 2018

10.00 am until 4.00 pm at Heighley Gate Garden Centre Fund-raising event in aid of Children’s Bone Cancer Charity “Henry Dancer Days” including entertainment by Mid-Northumberland Chorus, Young Musicians and a Large “Tombola”. Read more »

Morpeth Poetry Recital

Morpeth Poetry Recital

29 Nov 2018

7pm Morpeth Town Hall Celebrating the work or local poets with special guests Catherine Graham and David Roe Tickets (incl cheese & wine) from Grape & Grain Contact morpethpoetryrecital@gmail.com Profits donated to Henry Dancer Days Read more »

MAS Talk - "Morpeth Dispensary"

MAS Talk - "Morpeth Dispensary"

30 Nov 2018

Roger Hawkins on "Morpeth Dispensary" The Morpeth Antiquarian Society Programme 2018-19 (72nd Season) Friday Lecture meetings are held at 7.15 pm in St James’ Centre, Wellway, Morpeth, NE61 1BN Entrance fee (inc. coffee/tea/biscuit): £1 for members or £3 for visitors. Annual subscription... Read more »

Lunchtime Concert - Graeme Danby & Valerie Reid

Lunchtime Concert - Graeme Danby & Valerie Reid

5 Dec 2018

12:30 - 1:30 (doors open 12noon) Lunchtime Concert in St George URC, Bridge St Lunchtime Concert given by Graeme Danby, Bass, and Valerie Reid, Mezzo Soprano, from English National Opera. Tickets £3.00 at the door. Doors open at Noon with complimentary non-alcoholic Mulled wine & mince... Read more »

Emma Johnson & John Lenehan

Emma Johnson & John Lenehan

6 Dec 2018

7:30pm Morpeth Methodist Church Morpeth Music Society presents Emma Johnson & John Lenehan Emma Johnson shot to fame as the winner of the BBC Young Musician of the year competition in 1984. She is one of few clarinettists to establish an international solo career and appears with many of the world’s... Read more »

"St Nicholas Come & Sing"

"St Nicholas Come & Sing"

7 Dec 2018

10am - 11:30am Morpeth Methodist Church Preschoolers and toddlers are invited to “Come and Sing” from 10.00 am – 11.30 am on the morning of December 7th at Morpeth Methodist Church. Local toddlers, parents, carers, nurseries and schools are invited to this event to celebrate “The story of St... Read more »

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2018)

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2018)

7 Dec 2018

7pm Morpeth Town Hall Community Cinema screening - tickets £6 available from GMDT, Chantry TIC and Town Hall from 5th November Director: Martin McDonagh Starring: Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell ​Genre(s: Crime, Drama, Rating: cert 15 Runtime: 1 hour 55 mins Three... Read more »

Christmas Tree Festival

Christmas Tree Festival

07 Dec - 8 Dec 2018

St George's URC, Bridge St A Christmas Tree Festival in aid of the Multiple Sclerosis Research & Relief Fund. Read more »

Messy Christmas

Messy Christmas

8 Dec 2018

11am - 1pm Morpeth Methodist Church Families are invited to our Messy Church at Christmas event. Messy Christmas will take place on the morning of Saturday 8th December from 11am until 1pm. There'll be a chance to make Christmas crafts and a Christingle, before ending with a short Christingle... Read more »

Real Reindeer at the Arcade

Real Reindeer at the Arcade

15 Dec 2018

10am - 4pm Sanderson Arcade Returning by popular demand - real reindeer to pet and feed - at the Arcade and a chance to meet Mr & Mrs Claus from 12noon plus some other christmassy additions including Carol Singing, Mince Pies and Mulled Wine Read more »

Community Carol Service

Community Carol Service

17 Dec 2018

6:30pm St George's URC - Annual Community Carol Service for All - led by Revd. Dr Carla Grosch-Miller & Revd. David Grosch-Miller Read more »

Christmas Eve Services

Christmas Eve Services

24 Dec 2018

11:30pm Candlelight Service at St George's URC, Bridge St Read more »

Christmas in Morpeth

Christmas in Morpeth

25 Dec - 6 Jan 2019

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 CoE Church, Copper Chare 10am Family Communion at St James the Great CoE Church, Copper Chare 10am Christmas Mass at St Robert's RC Church,... Read more »

Sale of Overbought Christmas Gifts 

Sale of Overbought Christmas Gifts 

12 Jan 2019

10am to 12noon St George URC Church, Bridge St Coffee Morning and Sale of Overbought Christmas Gifts Entry Free Doors open at 10.00 am Photo by Terry Hackett Read more »

Researching the Morpeth Herald

Researching the Morpeth Herald

16 Jan 2019

7:30pm Morpeth Methodist Church, Howard Road 'Researching the Morpeth Herald' - An illustrated talk on the fruits of that research by Brian Harle, local author Third in the 2018-19 programme of talks organised by the Morpeth Civic Society Everyone welcome, coffee and biscuits served for a donation.... Read more »

Lunchtime Concert with “The Virtuoso Jazz Trio”

Lunchtime Concert with “The Virtuoso Jazz Trio”

16 Jan 2019

12:30 - 1:30 (doors open 12noon) Lunchtime Concert in St George URC, Bridge St “The Virtuoso Jazz Trio” led by George Macdonald by popular request Admission £3 on the door Read more »

MAS Members' Night

MAS Members' Night

25 Jan 2019

Members’ Night: short talks, pooled supper The Morpeth Antiquarian Society Programme 2018-19 (72nd Season) Friday Lecture meetings are held at 7.15 pm in St James’ Centre, Wellway, Morpeth, NE61 1BN Entrance fee (inc. coffee/tea/biscuit): £1 for members or £3 for visitors. Annual subscription £17 Visitors... Read more »

Chiaroscuro String Quartet

Chiaroscuro String Quartet

31 Jan 2019

7:30pm Morpeth Methodist Church Morpeth Music Society presents Chiaroscuro String Quartet Since 2005, the international Chiaroscuro Quartet – from Russia, Spain, Sweden and France - has performed classical and early romantic period repertoire on gut strings with historical bows. This creates their... Read more »

Second Morpeth Movie Weekend

Second Morpeth Movie Weekend

08 Feb - 9 Feb 2019

The second annual Morpeth Movie Weekend organised by GMDT Put the dates in your diary and watch this space for more information... Read more »

Lunchtime Concert with Students from KEVI School Music Department

Lunchtime Concert with Students from KEVI School Music Department

13 Feb 2019

12:30 - 1:30 (doors open 12noon) Lunchtime Concert in St George URC, Bridge St Students from KEVI School Music Department Admission £3 on the door Read more »

The Natural Heritage of the Northumberland National Park

The Natural Heritage of the Northumberland National Park

13 Feb 2019

7:30pm Morpeth Methodist Church, Howard Road 'The Natural Heritage of the Northumberland National Park' - an illustrated talk by Gill Thompson, Ecologist with Northumberland National Park. Fourth in the 2018-19 programme of talks organised by the Morpeth Civic Society Everyone welcome, coffee... Read more »

MAS Talk - "Of Worms & Wonders"

MAS Talk - "Of Worms & Wonders"

22 Feb 2019

Chris Bostock on "Of Worms and Wonders - a reflection on the rich heritage of Northumbrian Folk Tales" The Morpeth Antiquarian Society Programme 2018-19 (72nd Season) Friday Lecture meetings are held at 7.15 pm in St James’ Centre, Wellway, Morpeth, NE61 1BN Entrance fee (inc. coffee/tea/biscuit):... Read more »

The Northumberland Local Plan

The Northumberland Local Plan

13 Mar 2019

7:30pm Morpeth Methodist Church, Howard Road 'The Northumberland Local Plan' - a talk by a member of Planning Services, Northumberland County Council Fifth in the 2018-19 programme of talks organised by the Morpeth Civic Society Everyone welcome, coffee and biscuits served for a donation. Membership... Read more »

Lunchtime Concert with  Richard Pinkstone

Lunchtime Concert with Richard Pinkstone

13 Mar 2019

12:30 - 1:30 (doors open 12noon) Lunchtime Concert in St George URC, Bridge St with Richard Pinkstone - Morpeth's own Tenor - and friends Admission £3 on the door Read more »

Leon McCawley

Leon McCawley

21 Mar 2019

7:30pm Morpeth Methodist Church Morpeth Music Society presents Leon McCawley Leon McCawley’s first successes as winner of the BBC Young Musician piano section and the 1993 International Beethoven Piano Competition have since been confirmed by his busy career as an international soloist. Leon is currently... Read more »

MAS Talk - "History of Warkworth"

MAS Talk - "History of Warkworth"

29 Mar 2019

Peter Regan on "The History of Warkworth" The Morpeth Antiquarian Society Programme 2018-19 (72nd Season) Friday Lecture meetings are held at 7.15 pm in St James’ Centre, Wellway, Morpeth, NE61 1BN Entrance fee (inc. coffee/tea/biscuit): £1 for members or £3 for visitors. Annual subscription... Read more »

Jamal Aliyev & Jâms Coleman

Jamal Aliyev & Jâms Coleman

11 Apr 2019

7:30pm Morpeth Methodist Church Morpeth Music Society presents Jamal Aliyev & Jâms Coleman Rising star, cellist Jamal Aliyev, will perform a varied programme from Beethoven to Bridge. Originally from Azerbaijan, Jamal is studying with Thomas Carroll while completing his Masters at the Royal College... Read more »

Morpeth Northumbrian Gathering

Morpeth Northumbrian Gathering

26 Apr - 28 Apr 2019

The 52nd annual Morpeth Northumbrian Gathering - a festival of traditional Northumbrian culture - is as always over the weekend after Easter Follow the Morpeth Gathering website for news and updates as the event approaches - but it is guaranteed that the event will take place at venues all over the... Read more »

MAS AGM

MAS AGM

3 May 2019

Annual General Meeting with a short talk by Robert Young on "The History of Smail’s" and a pooled supper The Morpeth Antiquarian Society Programme 2018-19 (72nd Season) Friday Lecture meetings are held at 7.15 pm in St James’ Centre, Wellway, Morpeth, NE61 1BN Entrance fee (inc. coffee/tea/biscuit):... Read more »

MAS Talk - "Bothal Observed"

MAS Talk - "Bothal Observed"

31 May 2019

Barry Mead on "Bothal Observed" The Morpeth Antiquarian Society Programme 2018-19 (72nd Season) Friday Lecture meetings are held at 7.15 pm in St James’ Centre, Wellway, Morpeth, NE61 1BN Entrance fee (inc. coffee/tea/biscuit): £1 for members or £3 for visitors. Annual subscription £17 Visitors... Read more »

MAS Talk - "William Turner"

MAS Talk - "William Turner"

28 Jun 2019

Jared Johnson on "William Turner" The Morpeth Antiquarian Society Programme 2018-19 (72nd Season) Friday Lecture meetings are held at 7.15 pm in St James’ Centre, Wellway, Morpeth, NE61 1BN Entrance fee (inc. coffee/tea/biscuit): £1 for members or £3 for visitors. Annual subscription £17 Visitors... Read more »