Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, we are unable to bring you our usual programme of activity for Northumberland Day 2020. However, what we do have are some competitions and a special image for you to share on social media. Head to our 2020 Zone page to find these. You will also find two education packs on our Education page, which you can use with your children whilst home schooling or just wanting to know more about Northumberland.
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Marvels, Massacre & More!
26th May 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Langley Castle, which championed the concept of ‘Northumberland Day’, will be staging its 2nd Northumberland Day event with another fabulous line-up of things to do, see, hear, eat and revel in. The Time Bandits will be back, but this time re-enacting the historical event of The Hexham Massacre of 1761, with period costumes, noise and lots of insight.
Meanwhile, Kevin Robson of Wild Dog Outdoors will be giving people guided tours of the castle and, up on the battlements, a young Northumbrian small pipes piper will be creating some wonderful Northumbrian music.
At ground level, there will be falconry displays, arts and crafts stalls, food and drink stalls, the Sunshine Panners steel band and a chance to see the work of hugely talented fused-glass artist, Helen Grierson, the designer of Northumberland Day’s ‘Northumbie Awards’!
Children will be able to take part in planting activities with Kielder Garden Services and there will be Wild West activities at a play tent run by Children’s Centre West.
Following on from last year’s reveal of the World’s Biggest Stottie, Langley will be staging another ‘foodie’ reveal for 2018! Don’t miss it!
Attendance is free and there will be food on-sale both inside and outside the castle.