Events

24 June 2022
7:30pm
Carmen

Ford & Etal Estates is hosting two open-air opera performances this summer in the spectacular setting of Ford Castle courtyard. Tonight Opera Brava, Britain’s leading outdoor touring opera company, will present Carmen. Bizet’s Carmen, a tale of passion between a young soldier and a gypsy girl, can lay claim to the title of Most Popular…

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Carmen
25 June 2022
7:30pm
Tosca

Ford & Etal Estates is hosting two open-air opera performances this summer in the spectacular setting of Ford Castle courtyard. Tonight Opera Brava, Britain’s leading outdoor touring opera company, will present Tosca by Giacomo Puccini.   Tosca is a must see tragic opera for both newcomers and aficionados. The magnificent Puccini score  has breathtakingly beautiful…

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Tosca
Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday from 5th April
Storytelling at Old Heatherslaw

Brand New for 2022: Tales at Old Heatherslaw Traditional stories are not just for children; they belong to everyone. Gather in the meadow of an old smallholding at Heatherslaw to hear the folklore and legends of Northumberland and the Scottish Borders told in the traditional way by local storyteller Becca Harris. Traditional Oral Storytelling is…

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Storytelling at Old Heatherslaw
02 June 2022
Art Fairs at Etal

The Tin Shed is organising a series of art fairs at Etal Village Hall where you can browse the work of local artists. Art fairs are being held throughout the year, the next event is on  Thursday 2nd June from 10:30am-4pm. Further dates throughout the year are Wednesday 13th July, Wednesday 10th August, Wednesday 14th…

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Art Fairs at Etal
02 June 2022
Jubilee Beacon at Watchlaw Farm

All are welcome to attend the lighting of a beacon at Watchlaw, part of the national chain of beacons being lit to celebrate Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee, 2nd June 2022, at 9pm.   This will be a historic event, a celebration of Her Majesty’s service to us all, so please come and be part of…

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Jubilee Beacon at Watchlaw Farm
Thursday 2nd and Saturday 4th June - 12.30pm & 14.30pm
Jubilee Afternoon Tea at Lady Waterford Hall

June 25, 1887 – The children played in the field and had swings and tea, with ‘God save the Queen’ ~ Louisa Waterford on the occasion of Queen Victoria’s jubilee This Jubilee weekend treat yourself to afternoon tea in the exquisite surroundings of Lady Waterford Hall. Dine in Victorian splendour, with sweet, savouries and of…

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Jubilee Afternoon Tea at Lady Waterford Hall
19/06/22 Afternoon: 1-3PM, Evening 5-8PM
The Midsummer Murder

Join Broomhouse Farmhouse on 19th June 2022 as they travel back to the 1950s for an event of food, drink, music and…MURDER! Featuring afternoon tea or evening BBQ, bar, live music and interactive murder mystery theatre. Afternoon event from 1 to 3PM. Evening event from 5 to 8PM. Early bird tickets available until 19 May…

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The Midsummer Murder
02 July 2022
2:00pm
The Secret Garden

An enchanting reimagining of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s classic, relocated to modern Northumberland.    This new adaption for the stage is a tale of friendship, magical adventure and the power of nature, as the secret garden works its magic on a new generation of young people. “A secret garden, just for them, that no-one else knew about.”…

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The Secret Garden

May 2022

Storytelling at Old Heatherslaw
Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday from 5th April
Storytelling at Old Heatherslaw

Hear the folklore and legends of Northumberland and the Scottish Borders told in the traditional way by local storyteller Becca Harris.

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June 2022

Art Fairs at Etal
02 June 2022
Art Fairs at Etal

Come along to an art fair to browse the work of local artists

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Jubilee Beacon at Watchlaw Farm
02 June 2022
Jubilee Beacon at Watchlaw Farm

Witness the lighting of a special beacon at Watchlaw, part of a national beacon chain across the United Kingdom, being lit to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee.

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Jubilee Afternoon Tea at Lady Waterford Hall
Thursday 2nd and Saturday 4th June - 12.30pm & 14.30pm
Jubilee Afternoon Tea at Lady Waterford Hall

Lady Waterford Hall has teamed up with Boes Café at Heatherslaw for special jubilee afternoon teas at the Hall.

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The Midsummer Murder
19/06/22 Afternoon: 1-3PM, Evening 5-8PM
The Midsummer Murder

Do you fancy yourself as a bit of a Sherlock, Miss Marple or Poirot?

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Carmen
24 June 2022
Carmen

Ford & Etal Estates is hosting two open-air opera performances this summer in the spectacular setting of Ford Castle courtyard. Tonight Opera Brava, Britain’s leading outdoor touring opera company, will present Carmen by Georges Bizet.

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Tosca
25 June 2022
Tosca

Ford & Etal Estates is hosting two open-air opera performances this summer in the spectacular setting of Ford Castle courtyard. Tonight Opera Brava, Britain’s leading outdoor touring opera company, will present Tosca.

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July 2022

The Secret Garden
02 July 2022
The Secret Garden

An enchanting reimagining of Frances Hodgson Burnett's classic, relocated to modern Northumberland. 

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October 2022

The Famous Scarycrow Trail
24 October 2022 – 31 October 2021
The Famous Scarycrow Trail

Follow the Scarycrow Trail and help judge which one is the best this year!

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November 2022

Norham Bike Yard Cyclo-cross
06 November 2022
Norham Bike Yard Cyclo-cross

A day of exciting Cyclo-cross races to watch!

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