Northumberland’s festival and events calendar runs throughout the year. From county shows and sporting spectacles to festivals in celebration of food, music, books and film.
Residents festival 2017
The Northumberland Resident’s Festival is an annual event which encourages local people to visit attractions and then become ambassadors for the county. The event is usually held at the end of March or early April. It involves attractions such as Bamburgh Castle, Alnwick Castle, Housesteads Roman Fort and Cragside opening their doors to Northumberland residents for free or a reduced cost.
Details of the Resident's Festival for 2017 can be found here
Download 2017 vouchers here
Heritage Open Days
The Heritage Open Days Event takes place annually for one weekend in September. The event allows the public to view heritage sites that are not usually open, or not open often. Click here to find out more information on the event
Northumberland Live Music Festival
This annual music festival is a live music event teaming big-name headliners with local talent - giving brilliant Northumberland artists the opportunity to share a stage with some of the industry's biggest names. Some of the past headlines have included The Christians, Toploader and Dr and the Medics.
For more information on the event, please click here
Northumberland Life provides opportunitiees for individuals and organisations to promote their event. It's also a great resource for visitors and residents to find out what's going on in the area. It has everything from agricultural charity and community events to major visitor attractions ar some of our historic properties.
For more information about the event, please click here
Planning an Event
Planning an event in Northumberland? Click here
to find out more information to help you plan your event including licencing, highway and safety documents.