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Picnic in the Park

14 Jul 2019

Picnic in the Park

12noon - 4pm Annual Picnic in the Park - family fun and entertainment organised by GMDT

Admission to the event will be FREE and the activities will be centred around the bandstand area and extend onto the grassy areas of Carlisle Park. People are encouraged to bring their own picnic, however there will be various catering vans on site and a barbecue provided free of charge by Morpeth Churches Together

The theme this year is "Carlisle at 90" - marking the 90th anniversary of the gift of the Park to the people of Morpeth by the Earl of Carlisle


12:00 12:20pm               Air Cadet Band

12:20 12:30pm               Official Opening by Lord Howard

12:30 1.00pm                  KEVI Steel Band [by Paddling Pool]

12:30 1:00pm                  Jo Jingles

1:00 1:30 pm                   Jodie Elliott

1:30   2:00 pm                  Little Movers

2:00 2:30 pm                   Jo Jingles

2:30 3:00                                                    Jodie Elliott

3:00 3:30 pm                   Little Movers

3:30 4:00 pm                   Air Cadet Band

3:30 4:00pm                      TonBande (German singing group) [in the Pavilion]

Activities & Entertainment

  • Jodie Elliott, Singer
  • Jo Jingles
  • Little Movers
  • Barbecue (Morpeth Churches Together)
  • Art Project -
  • Thinky, Dinky, Do Craft from nature.
  • Tile making
  • Face Painting by Alison Starkey
  • Tennis Coaching
  • Football Coaching
  • Bowls Taster Session
  • Go-Kart Party  
  • Roaring 20's Tearoom in the Pavilion
  • NCT Feeding & Changing
  • Air Cadets - Assistance & Band
  • Police Quadbike - Holly Went
  • Bouncy Castle
  • Glitter make-up & hair styling
  • KEVI Steel Band


  • Morpeth Justice & Peace Group
  • Jewellery Stall
  • Northumberland Wildlife Trust
  • RSPB
  • Regional Guide Dogs
  • Whitehouse Farm  
  • Morpeth and District Red Squirrels
  • Whitehouse Farm Falconry Display
  • Hedgehog Protection
  • Abbeyfields Forest School
  • Woodland Trust


  • Mayor's charity (Northumbria Blood Bikes)
  • Ami Cook Leisure Centre. First Aid
  • IMMI (Sponsorship)