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Iron Age Hillforts & The Breamish Valley

Date: 28th September 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  4:00 pm Join our guided walk to Iron Age Hillforts & The Breamish Valley. Step back in time in this remote landscape to see how prehistoric people lived. Starting at the Ingram Bridge car park our route follows an old drovers road to Wether Hill Hillfort, then…

Wooler Wheel cyclists

Wooler Wheel Classic

Date: 1st October 2016 Time: 8:00 am  to  5:00 pm The original Wooler Wheel event and still a firm favourite. All in Northumberland with nominal distances of 100 and 50km. Starting and finishing in Wooler, Gateway to The Cheviots, The Wooler Wheel takes you on a circular tour through stunning scenery and challenging climbs. A cycle…

Yetholm Show

Date: 1st October 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  5:00 am The Yetholm Show celebrates all aspects of farming and rural life. The Yetholm Show brings villages and countryside together for a showcase of for rural pursuits, livestock, farming and the countryside. It offers the perfect day out for the entire family. Activities include: Beer Tent, Sheepdog Trials, Industrial…

Whisky, Waterfalls, Drovers & Dark Deeds

Whisky, Waterfalls, Drovers and Dark Deeds

Date: 2nd October 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  2:00 pm Join us for our guided walk; Whisky, Waterfalls, Drovers and Dark Deeds. This circular walk starts and finishes at the car park at Wedder Leap in the Upper Coquet Valley. We begin by heading up Kyloe Shin to the remote Usway Burn before a rugged…

Drake Stone near Harbottle in Northumberland National Park by Brian Rogers.

The Drake Stone & Harbottle Castle

Date: 5th October 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  2:00 am Join us as we visit the Drake Stone & Harbottle Castle. Hear about the stories & myths connected with the Drake Stone & the castle that dominates the area. Our walk takes us through a wood to the Drake Stone and on to Harbottle Lake.…

Alwinton Border Shepherds Show

Alwinton Border Shepherds Show

Date: 8th October 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  5:00 am The Alwinton Border Shepherds Show celebrates all aspects of farming and rural life. The Alwinton Border Shepherds Show brings villages and countryside together for a showcase of for rural pursuits, livestock, farming and the countryside. It offers the perfect day out for the entire family. Activities include: Beer…

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Holystone High & Low

Date: 9th October 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  3:00 pm Join us for our guided walk; Holystone High & Low. A walk of contrasts, our walk highlights some of the diverse use of land within the National Park illustrating the work of the Forestry Commission, Ministry of Defence and Northumberland Wildlife Trust. Following a series…

DUP Housesteads Crags 2 RC (small)

A Tour of the Forts

Date: 12th October 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  3:30 pm Join us for our guided walk; A Tour of the Forts. Our walk begins with a steady climb from the village through Thorngrafton and onto the common before reaching Housesteads Fort via east East Crindledykes. We then follow the Wall eastwards over Hotbank Crags with…

Moon Watch

Moon Watch at Elsdon Village Hall

Date: 15th October 2016 Time: 8:00 pm  to  10:00 pm Join us for Moon Watch at Elsdon Village Hall. Meet our Star maker who will explain the mysteries of the moon and other planets in our solar system. Peer through our telescopes and binoculars and learn about the moon, its craters, mountains and seas. The…

Tosson Tower in Northumberland National Park by David Taylor.

Rothbury, Lordenshaws, The Simonside Ridge Path & Great Tosson

Date: 16th October 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  4:30 pm Join us for our guided walk; Rothbury, Lordenshaws, The Simonside Ridge Path & Great Tosson. Our route begins with a gradual climb past the interesting Sharpe’s Folly and up onto Lordenshaws where the 5000 year-old cup and ring carvings of Neolithic tribes can be examined.…

Orionids

Orionids Meteor Shower at Walltown

Date: 21st October 2016 Time: 8:00 pm  to  10:00 pm Join us for the Orionids Meteor Shower at Walltown Meet our Star maker, who will give an introduction to meteors, asteroids and meteorites to celebrate the Orionids Meteor Shower. The Orionids tend to be active every year in the month of October, usually peaking around…

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Sandstone Way Ultra 120

Date: 22nd October 2016 Time: 6:00 am  to  11:59 pm The Sandstone Way Ultra 2016 offers runners an opportunity to run this brand new 120 mile/193 km Way Marked Trail. The Sandstone Way route runs from the very top to very bottom of Northumberland. Starting in Berwick Upon Tweed and finishing in Hexham. The Sandstone…

Cawfields in Northumberland National Park

From Romans to Roadstones

Date: 23rd October 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  3:00 pm Join us for our guided walk; From Romans to Roadstones. Our walk from the old Cawfields Quarry site follows the craggy line of Hadrian’s Wall eastwards with its sloping milecastle and some of the best stretches of the Vallum. At Caw Gap we head south…

salmon leap

Leap into Gyotaku printing – drop in family event

Date: 25th October 2016 Time: 1:30 pm  to  3:30 pm Leaping salmon – Gyotaku Drop in and work alongside international artist Rachel Ramirez to contribute to superb river themed art piece to be shown at Kielder Salmon centre. Rachel is on a 2 week residency learning about and being inspired by the creatures that thrive…

gyotaku

Leap into Gyotaku printing

Date: 25th October 2016 Time: 6:30 pm  to  9:00 pm Leaping Salmon – Gyotaku Join international artist Rachel Ramirez and ecologist Gill Thompson in a nature printing workshop inspired by the river creatures of Northumberland’s pristine rivers. Rachel is on a 2 week residency learning about and being inspired by the creatures that thrive in the…

HOUSESTEADS CRAGS P1 (attempt)

King’s Wicket & Hotbank

Date: 26th October 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  2:00 pm Join us for our guided walk; King’s Wicket & Hotbank. Our walk begins by skirting Housesteads Roman Fort, one of the best preserved on the Wall before heading east to King’s Wicket . We then head north before rejoining the Wall at Hotbank. The return…

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Go batty in Autumn at Ingram

Date: 27th October 2016 Time: 11:00 am  to  3:00 pm Bats – calling all aspiring batmen (and batgirls of course!) Join us for a pre-Halloween bats and autumn themed event at Ingram. Build bat boxes and learn something about bats and their habitat.  Create some bat and animal crafts (masks, kites) and put them to…

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Capture a Falling Star! Astrophotography at Ingram Village Hall

Date: 4th November 2016 Time: 8:00 pm  to  10:00 pm Astrophotography – learn how to photograph the stars Learn all about astrophotography at Ingram Village Hall, Breamish Valley. Local Astrophotographer, Ian Glendinning will show you how with an introductory talk.  Ian will discuss the different types of astrophotography, along with  different methods and also talk about processing…

Star trails above Northumberland.Mike Dickson

Stargazing at The Twice Brewed Inn

Date: 19th November 2016 Time: 6:30 pm  to  10:30 pm Come and experience some of the darkest skies in England on a special night for stargazers at the Twice Brewed Inn!  We will be celebrating our starry skies and watching out for fabulous meteors streaking across the sky as the Leonid meteor show reaches its…

Humbleton Hill by David Taylor.

Wooler Trail Marathon

Date: 20th November 2016 Time: 8:00 am  to  6:00 pm and includes many splendid uninterrupted views to the far horizon and many undulations along the way. The race starts in Wooler before heading towards some of the best views in the country, if not the world. Now you might think as a race organiser for…

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Stellar Night at Falstone Village Hall

Date: 29th November 2016 Time: 8:00 pm  to  10:00 pm Join us for a Stellar Night at Falstone Village Hall Meet our Star maker and discover the distant wonders of our galaxy during our Stellar night. Discover some of the night sky’s amazing sights. Get to know your way around the night sky, learning all…

Kev Lewis / Flickr Creative Commons

Nice to Meteor, to Meteor, nice! at Walltown

Date: 13th December 2016 Time: 8:00 pm  to  10:00 pm Join us for the Geminids Meteor Shower at Walltown Meet our Star maker who will give a talk on meteors, meteorites and asteroids. Weather permitting, telescopes and binoculars will be available for you to use to view the Geminids Meteor Shower which takes place around…

astrophotography tripod

Pictures in the dark at Kirknewton Village Hall

Date: 28th January 2017 Time: 8:00 pm  to  10:00 pm Join us for Pictures in the dark at Kirknewton Village Hall Meet our Astrophotographer and learn the skills to take great photos and pictures at night, whether it is of wildlife or the moon! Aimed at amateur photographers and beginners wishing to develop astrophotography skills and techniques. In…

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