Northumbrian Events

Northumbrian Events

Northumbrian Events

Northumbrian Events

Spring

Morpeth Northumbrian Gathering (a week of traditional events)

Teesdale Country Fair, Barnard Castle

Riding the Bounds ceremony, Berwick-upon-Tweed (1 May)

May Fair, Berwick-upon-Tweed

May Week, Seahouses

Summer

Ovingham Goose Fair

Durham Regatta

Miners’ Picnic, Bedlington

Allendale Sheep-dog trials

Alnwick Fair

Newcastle Hoppings

Tweedmouth Feast

Cleveland County Show

Durham Beer Festival

Billingham Folklore Festival Falstone Border Shepherds’ Show

Autumn

Hexham Town Fair

Eggleston Show

Aiwinton Border Shepherds’ Show Newcastle Festival (October)

Durham Music Festival

Winter

Allendale Baal Fire Festival (pagan custom to welcome New Year)

Morpeth to Newcastle road race

New Year’s Day traditional road race

Blessing of Nets at Norham-on-Tweed (14 February)

Shrove Tuesday football matches at Alnwick and Sedgefield