Events

Teas will be served every Thursday (11:00-15:00), until the end of August
Thursday Tea at Lady Waterford Hall

An exciting new treat on offer from Lady Waterford Hall for visitors and locals alike with afternoon teas being served every Thursday throughout the summer. This will be a perfect way of celebrating a special occasion or just enjoying a treat with friends. While you eat you can admire works from the Stickley-Hamilton Collection, a…

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Thursday Tea at Lady Waterford Hall
Saturday 22nd June,13:00-21:00
Ford Fest

Cheviot Tap is hosting a celebration of local music and local ale in the grounds of historic Ford Castle on Saturday 22nd June, (13:00-21:00). Musicians such as The Cobbles Band, Kingfisher, Ultraviolet, True Colours, Graham Ambrose and more will perform at Ford Fest. Cheviot Brewery, Bear Claw Brewery, Rigg & Furrow, First & Last Brewery,…

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Ford Fest
18 July 2024
10:00am
Beetroot and Dill Loaf Workshop

Join Pauline Beaumont, author of Bread Therapy – The Mindful Art of Baking Bread for a two-hour workshop to learn how to make a delicious loaf flavoured with beetroot and dill. The workshop will take place in historic and beautiful Heatherslaw Mill where you will mix your dough with flour ground just a few metres…

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Beetroot and Dill Loaf Workshop
11 August 2024
11:00am
Classic Car Show

Look forward to a fabulous display of classic cars courtesy of the NECPWA (North of England Classic and Pre-War Automobiles) at Etal Showground, 11:00-16:00. what3words location: heartache.sheperdess.ground More information on the cars to follow soon. Visitors can also enjoy browsing a range of stalls selling delicious food and drink, cakes and sweet treats, local crafts,…

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Classic Car Show
12 September 2024
10:00am
Spiced Bread Workshop

Join Pauline Beaumont, author of Bread Therapy – The Mindful Art of Baking Bread for a two-hour workshop in which you will learn how to make a spiced bread – one of the quickest breads to make and fragrant with cinnamon and allspice. Scrumptious! The workshop will take place in the historic Heatherslaw Mill where…

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Spiced Bread Workshop
23 November 2024 – 24 November 2024
Ford & Etal Christmas Market 2024

The hugely popular Ford & Etal Christmas Market is returning in 2024 and will be spread over two days; Saturday 23rd November and Sunday 24th November, from 10:00-16:00.  The market has stalls in Ford, Etal and Heatherslaw, with entertainment, activities and decorations in all four hubs so you can make a merry day of it….

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Ford & Etal Christmas Market 2024

May 2024

Ford Forge Museum Open Fridays and Sundays
Open every Friday and Sunday, 12:00-16:00, from 26th May-30th August
Ford Forge Museum Open Fridays and Sundays

New mini museum of rural industries at Ford Forge.

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June 2024

Thursday Tea at Lady Waterford Hall
Teas will be served every Thursday (11:00-15:00), until the end of August
Thursday Tea at Lady Waterford Hall

Tea is being served every Thursday this summer at Lady Waterford Hall.

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Ford Fest
Saturday 22nd June,13:00-21:00
Ford Fest

A day of local music and local beer at Ford Castle

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Make a Monster Pot
23 June 2024
Make a Monster Pot

Make yourself a MONSTER pot!

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Castle Building
23 June 2024
Castle Building

Build your very own castle!

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Make a Monster Pot
29 June 2024
Make a Monster Pot

Make yourself a MONSTER pot!

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Castle Building
29 June 2024
Castle Building

Build your very own castle!

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July 2024

Art Fairs at Etal
10 July 2024
Art Fairs at Etal

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

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Beetroot and Dill Loaf Workshop
18 July 2024
Beetroot and Dill Loaf Workshop

Learn how to make a colourful and tasty loaf in this two-hour workshop at Heatherslaw Corn Mill

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August 2024

Classic Car Show
11 August 2024
Classic Car Show

Classic Cars come to Ford & Etal Estates

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Art Fairs at Etal
14 August 2024
Art Fairs at Etal

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

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September 2024

The Etal Show
01 September 2024
The Etal Show

Etal Show brings our rural community together to celebrate the things we make, bake and grow.

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Art Fairs at Etal
11 September 2024
Art Fairs at Etal

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

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Spiced Bread Workshop
12 September 2024
Spiced Bread Workshop

Get into breadmaking with this two-hour workshop at Heatherslaw Corn Mill

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October 2024

Art Fairs at Etal
09 October 2024
Art Fairs at Etal

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

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The Famous Scarycrow Trail 2024
29 October 2024 – 03 November 2024
The Famous Scarycrow Trail 2024

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

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November 2024

Ford & Etal Christmas Market 2024
23 November 2024 – 24 November 2024
Ford & Etal Christmas Market 2024

Get in the festive spirit with our two-day Christmas Market, 23rd and 24th November, 2024, 10:00-16:00.

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