What's on in North Northumberland - November 8 - November 15
See what's on in north Northumberland for the next seven days. Covering theatre, films, live music, walks and other events taking place in Northumberland this week.
NT Live: Allelujah! The Maltings, Berwick, 7pm. A documentary crew follows the daily struggle to find beds on the Dusty Springfield Geriatric Ward. Tickets: £16.75, concs £15.75, child £8.75. Book at www.maltingsberwick.co.uk or call 01289 330999.
Requiem: An Evening of Remembrance. St James Church, Alnwick. Hosted by Alnwick Theatre Club. Tickets: £5, on the door.
Tomorrow and Saturday
Tideline Runners - Hidden In This Room. The Dewars Lane, Granary, Berwick, 7pm and 9pm. Following the lives of two women who specialise in cleaning up violent crimes. Tickets can be reserved by messaging the Hidden In This Room Facebook page
Mata Hari: Female Spy. Cheviot Centre, Wooler, 7.30pm. A one-woman solo show performed by Katherine Mary exploring the life, and death, of the world’s most notorious female spy. Tickets: £9, concs £8. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday, November 15
Funny Girl - The Musical. The Maltings, Berwick, 7pm. Funny Girl is semi-biographical, based on the life and career of Broadway star, film actress and comedienne Fanny Brice. Tickets: £16.75, concs £15.75, child £8.75. Schools: student £5 & teacher free (min. 10 students).
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. Dovecote Centre, 7.30pm. Tickets: £5, over 18s. £3, under 18s. Certificate (12A).
Small Foot. Seahouses Hub Cinema, 3pm. Certificate (U).
Saturday and Tuesday
A Star Is Born. The Maltings, Berwick, 7.30pm (1pm Tuesday). Tickets: £8.50, concs £7, child £5, baby free. Certificate (15).
Dementia Friendly Screening: Calamity Jane. The Maltings, Berwick, 2pm. Tickets: £4.50.
A Night at The Cinema in 1914. The Maltings, Berwick, 6pm. Tickets: £8.50, concs £7, child £5, baby free. Certificate (PG).
Scocha. The Maltings, Berwick, 8pm. Scocha are Scotland’s leading ‘Folk n Roll’ band. Tickets from £18 (£16.50 concs).
New Voices Choir. Druridge Bay Community Centre, 4pm to 6pm. A special concert to commemorate the end of World War I. Free, but ticketed for attendance numbers.
Poppy Concert – Glendale Voices and Friends. United Reformed Church, Wooler, 7pm. The choir and their guests, Glendale Handbell Ringers and Rena Telfer, perform. Free entry.
Commemoration Recital. St Michael and All Angels Church, Felton, 7pm. Performed by The Bridge Singers. Free.
The Slocan Ramblers. Coldingham Village Hall, 7pm. The Slocans’ showcase their unique blend of bluegrass, old-time and folk. Tickets: £8, from Coldingham Post Office or at www.coldingham.info
The Armistice Centenary Show. Howick Village Hall, 7pm. Presented by The Howick Coastal Choir.
Northumbrian Folk Music Session. Fisher Arms, Horncliffe, 8pm.
Music Session. The John Bull Inn, Alnwick, 8.30pm.
The Border Country Music Club presents Apache Duo. Jubilee Club, Spittal. Pay at door.
Royal Ballet: La Bayadere Live Broadcast. The Maltings, Berwick, 7.15pm. Natalia Makarova’s production of this 19th-century classic ballet brings an exotic world of temple dancers and noble warriors to life. Tickets: £16.75, concs £15.75, child £8.75. Schools: student £5 & teacher free (min. 10 students).
Alnwick Accordion and Fiddle Club. Village Hall, Newton on the Moor, 7.30pm.
Elderberries Walking Group. The Alnwick Garden, 10am to noon. Meet at the main courtyard entrance.
Walks Around The Parks. Berwick Railway Station. Castle Vale Park and Coronation Park. Contact 07876 398026 for further details.
Berwick Art Group Workshop. United Reform Church Hall, Spittal, 1.30pm to 4.30pm. Workshop run by Gill Walton on the practice of Reductive painting. Non-members £4.
Gardening Through the Year and Pruning with Robert Jamieson and Tom Pattison. Bolton Village Hall, 7pm. Come along for an informative, fun-filled evening. Refreshments, raffle. £7.
Whist Drive. Hutton Village Hall. All welcome.
Gateway drop-in. Shilbottle Community Hall, 10am to 4pm. Free cards, newspapers, internet and crafts.
Duplicate Bridge. Warkworth First School, 6.15pm. Details on 01665 714963.
Berwick Arts Choir. United Reformed Church, Spittal, 7.30pm. All voices welcome. See www.berwickartschoir.co.uk
Coffee Morning. Crookham Village Hall, 10am to noon. In aid of the Royal British Legion.
Make your Christmas cards and Wrap using Linoprint. Gallery Forty5, Felton, 10.30am to 3.30pm. £45.
Abbeyfield Christmas Fair. Abbeyfield House, Alnwick, 2pm. Free.
Old Time and Sequence Dancing. St Aidan’s Hall, Berwick, 8pm to 11pm. Entry £3.
Berwick Educational Association: Talking About Music. William Elder Building, Castlegate, Berwick, 10am to noon. Prof Mike Worboys will talk about the symphonies of Jean Sibelius. Tickets: £6, pay on the door or at www.berwickea.co.uk/
Pudding Party. Warkworth Primary School, 6pm to 8pm. A fundraising effort to send Amble and Warkworth Girlguiding members to the World Scout Jamboree in West Virginia next year. Entry: £3.50.
Contract Bridge. Lesbury Village Hall, 6.30pm. Further details on 01665 575289.
Elderberries Community programme. Alnwick Garden, 2pm to 3.30pm. Discussions around practical information regarding a range of health and social issues. £2 donation.
Quiz. The Brown Bear, Berwick, 8pm. Cost: £1.
Tuesday until January 21
Dickson, Archer & Thorp Exhibition. Bailiffgate Museum, Alnwick. The Dickson Archer & Thorp collection of documents spanning 200 years and uncovers many forgotten local stories.
Duplicate Bridge. Weavers’ Court, Alnwick, 6.45pm. Further details on 01665 604830.
Broken. Beriwck Parish Centre, 6.30pm. A weekly screening of Sean Bean in the ‘Broken’ series, followed by light refreshments and open discussion. All welcome.
Glendale History Society meeting. Cheviot Centre, Wooler, 7.30pm. Andrew Marriot will talk on Trench Art of the North East from WWI.
Paxton House Art Workshops. Hayloft Gallery, 11am to 4.30pm. £15.
Qi Gong for Health. Costello Centre, Bailiffgate, Alnwick, 2pm. £3.
Contract Bridge. Alnwick Hospital, 6.30pm. Further details on 01665 603197.
Kakofony Ukulele Group. The Farriers Arms, Shilbottle, 7pm.
Thursday, November 15
Berwickshire Naturalist’s Club Autumn Lecture. Parish Rooms, Berwick, 2pm. ‘Death of an Ocean’ by Professor Brian Upton. Non-members welcome.
Thursday, November 15
North Northumberland Rock Garden Group meeting. Lowick Village Hall, 2.15pm. Speaker David Millward will talk “Bulbs from Portugal to China”. Visitors £3.
Thursday, November 15
Aln Valley Railway Meeting. Old Waiting Room, Alnwick Station, 7.15pm. Derek Forshaw’s Part 1 of his presentation of ‘Slides from my brother’s collection.’
Until November 24
Great War Exhibition. St Mary’s Parish Church, Wooler. A wide variety of material on display, including work from pupils at Glendale Middle School.
Until January 14
Rob Newton Exhibition. Old School Gallery, Alnmouth, 10am to 5pm.
All attraction opening times may vary from season to season.
Aln Valley Railway, Alnwick. 10.30am to 4.30pm on operating days. Tickets: £5/£6, children £1/£2. See www.alnvalleyrailway.co.uk
Alnwick Garden. Daily, 10am to 4pm. Adult £12, concs £10.50, child £4.50, under fives free. Visit www.alnwickgarden.com
Alnwick Lions Charity Book Shop. 10am to 4pm, Monday to Saturday, next to White Swan Hotel.
Bailiffgate Museum, Alnwick. Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm. Adult £4, concs £3, child £1, under fives free.
Bamburgh Castle. Weekends only, 11am to 4.30pm. Adult £10.95, child £5, under fives free. See www.bamburghcastle.com
Barter Books. Alnwick Station. Daily, 9am to 7pm.
Belford Hidden History Museum. 10am to 4pm. Free.
Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens. Weekends only, 10am to 4pm. Adult £9.50, concs £8.60, child £5.70.
Chillingham Wild Cattle Park. 10am to 4pm, closed weekend afternoons. Adult £8, concs £6, child £3.
Cragside. 10am to 3pm. House from 11am (weekends only). Adult £18, child £9.
Dunstanburgh Castle. 10am to 4pm, weekends only. Adult £5.40, concs £4.90, child £3.20, under fives free.
House of Hardy Fishing Tackle Museum, Alnwick. Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm, Saturday 10am to 5pm. Free.
Howick Hall Gardens. 10.30am to 5pm until November 11. Adult £7.70, concs £6.60, child free.
Lindisfarne Castle. Times vary. Adult £7.30, child £3.60. Visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/lindisfarne-castle
Lindisfarne Centre. Adult £4, concs £3.50, child £2, under fives free.
Lindisfarne Priory. 10am to 4pm Wednesday to Sunday. Adult £6.80, concs £6.10, child £4.10, under fives free.
Longframlington Gardens. Open every day by pre-booking on 01665 570382 or at www.longframlingtongardens.co.uk
Preston Tower, Chathill. 10am to dusk. Adult £2, concs £1.50, child 50p.
RNLI Grace Darling Museum, Bamburgh. Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm. Free.
Warkworth Castle and Hermitage. 10am to 4pm, weekends only. Hermitage closed for winter. Adult £6.80, concs £6.10, child £4.10, under fives free.
Woodhorn Museum and Northumberland Archives. Wednesday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm. Archives, Wednesday to Saturday. Adult £7, concs £6, child free.
Alnwick Castle, Berwick Barracks, Chillingham Castle, Etal Castle, Heatherslaw Corn Mill, Heatherslaw Light Railway, Lady Waterford Hall, and North Charlton Armstrong Household and Farming Museum all closed for winter.