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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

Daybreak Easter Service

Daybreak Easter Service

21 Apr 2019

6am (yes - in the morning) Daybreak Easter Service in the Market Place - organised by Morpeth Churches Together Read more »

Easter Oranges

Easter Oranges

22 Apr 2019

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 »

Wednesday Market

Morpeth Wednesday Market

24 Apr 2019

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 »

Lunchtime Organ Recital - David Ponsford

Lunchtime Organ Recital - David Ponsford

26 Apr 2019

12:30pm Methodist Church, Howard Road NE61 1HU – entry free David Ponsford - organist, harpsichordist, musicologist For more info call 01670 – 511078 or go to www.morpethmeth.org Read more »

Morpeth Northumbrian Gathering - Day 1 Friday

Morpeth Northumbrian Gathering - Day 1 Friday

26 Apr 2019

The 52nd annual Morpeth Northumbrian Gathering - a festival of traditional Northumbrian culture - is as always over the weekend after Easter 09.30 - 17.00 CRAFTS EXHIBITION + refreshments; craft competition entries (rec’d Thur. 25th April 17.30 - 19:00). Displays/stalls: needlework, shepherds’... Read more »

Morpeth Northumbrian Gathering - Day 2 Saturday

Morpeth Northumbrian Gathering - Day 2 Saturday

27 Apr 2019

The 52nd annual Morpeth Northumbrian Gathering - a festival of traditional Northumbrian culture - is as always over the weekend after Easter 10.30 – 15.30 FAMILY EXHIBITION 11.45 - 12.45SMALLPIPES AND ZITHER Music from Northumbrian piper Keith Davidson and German zither player Robert Helgert Chantry... Read more »

7th Morpeth Beer Festival

7th Morpeth Beer Festival

26 Apr - 27 Apr 2019

Morpeth Rugby Club, Mitford Road Friday 18:00 - 23:30 Saturday 14:00 - 23:30 Tickets £10 for both days including glass, two beer vouchers and programme - available from Morpeth RFC or Grape & Grain on Bridge St Friday: 18:00 KO Morpeth u15s vs Alnwick u15s# 19:30 KO Morpeth Marauders... Read more »

Morpeth Northumbrian Gathering

Morpeth Northumbrian Gathering - Day 3 Sunday

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 »

Footpaths Soc: Hethpool & Border Fence

Footpaths Soc: Hethpool & Border Fence

28 Apr 2019

Hethpool & Border Fence Start time: 11.00 am Distance: 8 miles Duration: 4½ hours Start of walk: Meet at Hethpool car park. How to get there: A697 towards Wooler. Go past Wooler along A697 (do not turn into town centre). Turn left onto B6351. Follow signs for Hethpool. N/B narrow... 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 »

A Star is Born (2018)

A Star is Born (2018)

3 May 2019

7pm Town Hall Community Cinema screening - tickets £6 from GMDT, Chantry TIC, Town Hall or on-line from early April - and on the door if not sold out Cert 15 2018 Running time: 2 hours 16 mins ​ Director: Bradley Cooper ​Screenplay: Eric Roth & Bradley Cooper Starring: Lady Gaga,... Read more »

Farmers Market

Farmers Market

4 May 2019

Morpeth Farmers’ Markets are held on the Market Place on the first Saturday of each month running from 9am – 3pm. Be local – and in Morpeth, we count that as being from up to 50 miles away Only sell their own produce, and Must be involved in the actual production of what they are selling Up... Read more »

Footpaths Soc: Percy's Cross

Footpaths Soc: Percy's Cross

5 May 2019

Percy's Cross Start time: 10.30 am Distance: 8 miles Duration: 4½ hours Start of walk: Meet at Powburn car park. Grid ref NU 06191654. How to get there: Take the A697 to Powburn. In the village, turn right between the Cheviot B&B and the play park. The carpark is at the rear. Notes:... Read more »

New Life Abaana Choir

New Life Abaana Choir

10 May 2019

7pm for 7:30pm start New Life Centre, 24 Dacre St, Morpeth We are delighted to welcome back the New Life Children's Choir for a Charity Concert - please arrive early as seating is limited. A TASTE OF UGANDAN SUNSHINE. 20 Primary School children from Uganda have just commenced the journey of a lifetime,... Read more »

Murder Mystery Evening

Murder Mystery Evening

11 May 2019

7:30pm in St George's URC (life available) A Murder Mystery Evening presented by the St George's Community Players with a 2 Course Supper served during the play scenes. A vegetarian option will be available. Tickets £10 00 will be available from 1st April and may then be obtained from Gillian... Read more »

Footpaths Soc: Ashington Woods & Country Park

Footpaths Soc: Ashington Woods & Country Park

14 May 2019

Ashington Woods & Country Park Start time: 6.00 pm Distance: 5 miles Duration: 2½ hours Start of walk: Meet at QE II country park car park. How to get there: A197 to Ashington then A189. Car park on left next to Premier Inn. Notes: Flat walk around the lakeside and some paths... Read more »

Mayor-making

Mayor-making

15 May 2019

7pm Morpeth Town Hall Morpeth Town Council elects the new Mayor of Morpeth and chairman of the Council to serve for the year 2019-20 Read more »

Lunchtime Concert with Eilidh Gillespie, Iona Brown and Nick Byrne

Lunchtime Concert with Eilidh Gillespie, Iona Brown and Nick Byrne

15 May 2019

12:30 - 1:30 (doors open 12noon) Lunchtime Concert in St George URC, Bridge St Admission £3 on the door. Tea, coffee, biscuits available Read more »

Olivers Journey - Fundraiser Night

Olivers Journey - Fundraiser Night

17 May 2019

19:30 - 00:00 Waterford Lodge, Castle Sq Fundraising night for Oliver's Journey. Ticket Price £12.50 includes entry, music & food. (o-18's only)Available from Waterford Lodge or Simone Haugh 07786 071019 or Louise Fourie 07714 757687 Olivers Journey are raising money for a local lad called Oliver... Read more »

Bewick Orchestra May Concert

Bewick Orchestra May Concert

18 May 2019

7:30pm St George's URC, Bridge St The next concert by the Bewick Orchestra continues its tradition of supporting charities and is to be held to raise funds for the Alzheimer's Society. The programme, to be conducted by David Tomson, includes: the Overture to Coriolan by Beethoven, the... Read more »

Lunchtime Organ Recital with Daniel Cook

Lunchtime Organ Recital with Daniel Cook

24 May 2019

12 for 12:30pm Morpeth Methodist Church Lunchtime Organ Recital by Daniel Cook, Master of Choristers and Organist, Durham Cathedral Admission free though donations are invited, light refreshments served before the recital Read more »

St George’s Annual Plant Sale

St George’s Annual Plant Sale

25 May 2019

10.00 am to 12 Noon St George’s URC Annual Plant Sale & Coffee Morning in the Church Hall. Lift available. Huge variety of plants at competitive prices. Homebake stall & garden accessories stall. Read more »

Footpaths Soc: Wannie Line

Footpaths Soc: Wannie Line

26 May 2019

Wannie Line Start time: 10.30 am Distance: 6½ miles Duration: 3 hours Start of walk: Car Park behind the Former National Trust Regional Offices at Scot's Gap. How to get there: Take the B6343 from Morpeth to Scots Gap. The car park is not clearly marked but it is over the... 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 »

Farmers Market

Farmers Market

1 Jun 2019

Morpeth Farmers’ Markets are held on the Market Place on the first Saturday of each month running from 9am – 3pm. Be local – and in Morpeth, we count that as being from up to 50 miles away Only sell their own produce, and Must be involved in the actual production of what they are selling Up... Read more »

Collette

Collette

7 Jun 2019

7pm Town Hall Community Cinema screening - tickets £6 from GMDT, Chantry TIC, Town Hall or on-line from early May - and on the door if not sold out Cert 15 2018 Running time: 1 hour 51 mins ​Director: Wash Westmoreland ​Screenplay: Richard Glitzer & Wash Westmoreland Starring: Kiera... Read more »

Footpaths Soc: Ellington via Ulgham

Footpaths Soc: Ellington via Ulgham

9 Jun 2019

Ellington via Ulgham Start time: 10.00 am Distance: 7 miles Duration: 4 hours Start of walk: Meet at The Plough pub in Ellington – parking on the road nearby. How to get there: A197 to Ashington then A1068 to Ellington. N Read more »

Magic of the Musicals

Magic of the Musicals

14 Jun 2019

7:30pm St George URC. Bridge St Mid Northumberland Chorus Summer Concert "Magic of the Musicals" Ticket prices and availability to be advised later Read more »

Footpaths Soc: Blanchland Circular

Footpaths Soc: Blanchland Circular

15 Jun 2019

Blanchland Circular Start time: 10.30 am Distance: 9 miles Duration: 4½ hours Start of walk: Meet at car park NY 964504 How to get there: From Morpeth take A1 south to Western bypass and join the A69. At Corbridge turn south onto the A68. After about 5 miles turn right at Kilnpit Hill... Read more »

Footpaths Soc: Ford & Etal

Footpaths Soc: Ford & Etal

23 Jun 2019

Ford & Etal Start time: 11.00 am Distance: 6 miles Duration: 3 hours Start of walk: Meet at Etal Train Station car park. NT 925392 How to get there: Leave Morpeth north bound. Take A697 to Wooler. Turn off at B6354 to Etal. Park next to castle in train station car park. Notes: ... Read more »

Longhirst Open Gardens

Longhirst Open Gardens

22 Jun - 23 Jun 2019

Opening times : 11.00am - 5.00pm, both Saturday and Sunday. Tickets available to purchase on the day, both at the Park & Ride, and in and around The Village. Cost £5.00 per adult per day, with accompanied children (and dogs) free. See the dedicated website for 2019 programme details Longhirst... Read more »

Lunchtime Organ Recital - Simon Brett

Lunchtime Organ Recital - Simon Brett

28 Jun 2019

12 for 12:30pm Morpeth Methodist Church Admission free though donations are invited, light refreshments served before the recital 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 »

Farmers Market

Farmers Market

6 Jul 2019

Morpeth Farmers’ Markets are held on the Market Place on the first Saturday of each month running from 9am – 3pm. Be local – and in Morpeth, we count that as being from up to 50 miles away Only sell their own produce, and Must be involved in the actual production of what they are selling Up... Read more »

Footpaths Soc: Halls of Coquetdale

Footpaths Soc: Halls of Coquetdale

7 Jul 2019

Halls of Coquetdale Start time: 10.30 am Distance: 8½ miles Duration: 4½ hours Start of walk: Meet at Harbottle car park. Grid reference NT93140474. How to get there: From the A697, take the B6344 to Rothbury. Then B6341 after Flotterton, keep right. Notes: Visits to Harbottle Castle,... Read more »

Footpaths Soc: Warkworth Dunes Circular

Footpaths Soc: Warkworth Dunes Circular

9 Jul 2019

Warkworth Dunes Circular Start time: 6.30 pm Distance: 5 miles Duration: 2½ hours Start of walk: Meet at Beach car park in dunes, near toilets How to get there: Warkworth village - go over bridge turn right after bridge and follow road to car park on right Notes: Easy walk south behind... Read more »

Picnic in the Park

Picnic in the Park

14 Jul 2019

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... Read more »

Footpaths Soc: Blaewearie & Cateran Hole

Footpaths Soc: Blaewearie & Cateran Hole

21 Jul 2019

Blaewearie & Cateran Hole Start time: 11.00 am Distance: 8 miles Duration: 4½ hours Start of walk: Meet at Old Bewick farm OS Map 332- GR 067/214 How to get there: Take A697 North, through Powburn; take Right onto B6346; after 2 miles, reach junction, turn left and Old Bewick farm is... Read more »

Lunchtime Organ Recital - Paul Ritchie

Lunchtime Organ Recital - Paul Ritchie

26 Jul 2019

12 for 12:30pm Morpeth Methodist Church Read more »

Afternoon Strawberry Event

Afternoon Strawberry Event

27 Jul 2019

2.30 pm in St George’s Church Afternoon Strawberry Event with entertainment at 3.00 pm by The Grainger Singers. Admission £6.00 at the door to include Strawberries and Cream with Tea or Coffee served at 2.30 pm. Read more »

Footpaths Soc: Ingram

Footpaths Soc: Ingram

4 Aug 2019

Ingram Start time: 11.00 am Distance: 5 miles Duration: 3 hours Start of walk: Meet at Ingram Bridge carpark. Grid ref NU018164. There are toilets and a cafe at the Visitor Centre about a quarter of a mile away. How to get there: From Morpeth, drive north on A1 then take A697. A few... Read more »

Footpaths Soc: Dipton Mill

Footpaths Soc: Dipton Mill

18 Aug 2019

Dipton Mill Start time: 11.00 am Distance: 8 miles Duration: 4½ hours Start of walk: Dipton Mill Inn Grid Ref NY929610 How to get there: A1 south from Morpeth. A69 to Hexham. Leave Hexham on B6306 (Eastgate) towards Blanchland, Whitley Chapel. After 1 minute, turn right up Dipton... Read more »

Lunchtime Organ Recital - Gabrielle Lewis

Lunchtime Organ Recital - Gabrielle Lewis

23 Aug 2019

12 for 12:30pm Morpeth Methodist Church Admission free though donations are invited, light refreshments served before the recital Read more »

Stan & Ollie

Stan & Ollie

6 Sep 2019

7pm Town Hall Community Cinema screening - tickets £6 from GMDT, Chantry TIC, Town Hall or on-line from early August - and on the door if not sold out Cert PG 2018 Running time: 1 hour 38 mins Director: John S Baird ​Screenplay: Jeff Pope Starring: John C Reilly, Steve Coogan, Shirley Henderson Genre:... Read more »

Farmers Market

Farmers Market

7 Sep 2019

Morpeth Farmers’ Markets are held on the Market Place on the first Saturday of each month running from 9am – 3pm. Be local – and in Morpeth, we count that as being from up to 50 miles away Only sell their own produce, and Must be involved in the actual production of what they are selling Up... Read more »

Lunchtime Concert with Bradley Creswick (Violin)

Lunchtime Concert with Bradley Creswick (Violin)

18 Sep 2019

12:30 - 1:30 (doors open 12noon) Lunchtime Concert in St George URC, Bridge St Admission £3 on the door. Tea, coffee, biscuits available Read more »

Lunchtime Organ Recital - Tamsin Brown

Lunchtime Organ Recital - Tamsin Brown

20 Sep 2019

12 for 12:30pm Morpeth Methodist Church Admission free though donations are invited, light refreshments served before the recital Read more »

Morpeth Food + Drink Festival 2019

Morpeth Food + Drink Festival 2019

05 Oct - 6 Oct 2019

Morpeth Food and Drink Festival 2019 The seventh Annual Morpeth Food and Drink Festival will be held on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th October. Morpeth Food and Drink festival was launched five years ago and has since grown year on year. Now taking place over two days, the event not only features the... Read more »

Footpaths Soc: Powburn

Footpaths Soc: Powburn

13 Oct 2019

Powburn Start time: 10.00 am Distance: 7 miles Duration: 4 hours Start of walk: Powburn car park How to get there: After sharp bend in Powburn, turn right immediately after last house. Playground visible. Parking at rear of buildings. Notes: Circular walk to include... Read more »

Lunchtime Concert with David Hedley (Oboe)

Lunchtime Concert with David Hedley (Oboe)

16 Oct 2019

12:30 - 1:30 (doors open 12noon) Lunchtime Concert in St George URC, Bridge St Admission £3 on the door. Tea, coffee, biscuits available Read more »

Lunchtime Organ Recital - Ruby Topping

Lunchtime Organ Recital - Ruby Topping

18 Oct 2019

12 for 12:30pm Morpeth Methodist Church Read more »

NTC present "The Stars Look Down"

NTC present "The Stars Look Down"

18 Oct 2019

7:30pm St George URC Church Hall, Bridge St Northumberland Theatre Co production of A J Cronin's "The Stars Look Down" dramatized by Alex Ferguson "The cage dropped. It dropped suddenly, swiftly, into the hidden darkness. And the sound of its falling rose out of that darkness like... Read more »

Annual St George's Charity Christmas Card Sale

Annual St George's Charity Christmas Card Sale

19 Oct 2019

10am - 12noon St George URC Church Hall, Bridge St Annual St George's Charity Christmas Card Sale & Coffee Morning with home-baked scones. Free entry. Read more »

Farmers Market

Farmers Market

2 Nov 2019

Morpeth Farmers’ Markets are held on the Market Place on the first Saturday of each month (except January) running from 9am – 3pm. Be local – and in Morpeth, we count that as being from up to 50 miles away Only sell their own produce, and Must be involved in the actual production of... Read more »

Remembrance Day Concert

Remembrance Day Concert

9 Nov 2019

6:30pm St George URC, Bridge St Remembrance Day Concert by “Musica Johannes” from St John’s Newcastle. This will be a fund-raising event for Charities. Tickets priced £6.00 including Tea, Coffee and Cake and availability to be advised later. Read more »

Lunchtime Concert with Voces Student Choir

Lunchtime Concert with Voces Student Choir

13 Nov 2019

12:30 - 1:30 (doors open 12noon) Lunchtime Concert in St George URC, Bridge St Admission £3 on the door. Tea, coffee, biscuits available Read more »

Christmas Lights Switch-On

Christmas Lights Switch-On

16 Nov 2019

Grand spectacular unified Christmas Lights Switch-On for the whole town centre including the Sanderson Arcade Watch this space for details as they emerge... Photo credit: Gracie Gray Read more »

Footpaths Soc: Ellingham Circular

Footpaths Soc: Ellingham Circular

17 Nov 2019

Ellingham Circular Start time: 11.00 am. Distance: 5½ miles Duration: 3 hours Start of walk: Meet at Pack Horse Inn in Ellingham. How to get there: Take A1 North. 10 miles from Alnwick minor road signed Ellingham, Doxford Park, Chathill and Seahouses. Notes: Easy walking over flat... Read more »

Lunchtime Concert with Abbey Strings

Lunchtime Concert with Abbey Strings

4 Dec 2019

12:30 - 1:30 (doors open 12noon) Lunchtime Concert in St George URC, Bridge St Admission £3 on the door. Tea, coffee, biscuits available Read more »

Christmas Farmers Market

Christmas Farmers Market

7 Dec 2019

Morpeth Farmers’ Markets are held on the Market Place on the first Saturday of each month (except January) running from 9am – 3pm. Be local – and in Morpeth, we count that as being from up to 50 miles away Only sell their own produce, and Must be involved in the actual production of... Read more »

Third Annual Morpeth Christmas Tree Festival

06 Dec - 7 Dec 2019

The Third Morpeth Christmas Tree Festival arranged by the Multiple Sclerosis Research & Relief Fund – based in Morpeth and hosted by St George’s United Reformed Church. Open to Schools & Residents of Retirement Homes during the day on Friday 6th with an opening event on Friday Evening... Read more »

Mid Northumberland Christmas Concert

Mid Northumberland Christmas Concert

14 Dec 2019

7:30pm St George URC, Bridge St Mid Northumberland Chorus Christmas Concert. Further details to follow. Read more »

Farmers Market

Farmers Market

1 Feb 2020

Morpeth Farmers’ Markets are held on the Market Place on the first Saturday of each month (except January) running from 9am – 3pm. Be local – and in Morpeth, we count that as being from up to 50 miles away Only sell their own produce, and Must be involved in the actual production of... Read more »

Farmers Market

Farmers Market

7 Mar 2020

Morpeth Farmers’ Markets are held on the Market Place on the first Saturday of each month running from 9am – 3pm. Be local – and in Morpeth, we count that as being from up to 50 miles away Only sell their own produce, and Must be involved in the actual production of what they are selling Up... Read more »

Farmers Market

Farmers Market

4 Apr 2020

Morpeth Farmers’ Markets are held on the Market Place on the first Saturday of each month running from 9am – 3pm. Be local – and in Morpeth, we count that as being from up to 50 miles away Only sell their own produce, and Must be involved in the actual production of what they are selling Up... Read more »