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What's On in Hexham, Northumberland

What's On in Hexham

Hexham is a thriving town with a wealth of culture, music, art, cinema and theatre. In the town and surrounding areas you'll discover all kinds of festivals, country shows, fairs and exhibitions.

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Visit Hexham

Discover one of Northumberland's most beautiful and historic market towns and surrounding countryside.

Explore our website to find things to do, places to visit, where to stay and eat. So much to see and do in Hexham to suit all budgets.

Visit Hexham

Discover one of Northumberland's most beautiful and historic market towns and surrounding countryside.

Explore our website to find things to do, places to visit, where to stay and eat. So much to see and do in Hexham to suit all budgets.

Visit Hexham

Discover one of Northumberland's most beautiful and historic market towns and surrounding countryside.

Explore our website to find things to do, places to visit, where to stay and eat. So much to see and do in Hexham to suit all budgets.

Visit Hexham

Discover one of Northumberland's most beautiful and historic market towns and surrounding countryside.

Explore our website to find things to do, places to visit, where to stay and eat. So much to see and do in Hexham to suit all budgets.

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Events and What's On In and Around Hexham

Below you can find a selection of events and activities taking place in and around Hexham and you can also find a comprehensive listing of events, activities, exhibitions and entertainment for all ages by visiting the Northumberland County Council website events page and Tyne Out.

Hexham Events 2016 - Autumn/Winter programme can be downloaded here (*PDF).

Lower down this page you'll find events, which occur throughout the year.

If you are coming to Hexham for an event or activity and want to make the most of your time in the town, please do use this website to help you. You will discover Hexham's wide and varied range of eateries, pubs, accommodation, shops, attractions, sport, leisure facilities, arts activities, historical information and other things to do.


*PDFs - You may need Adobe Reader to view the What's On Guide and some of the documents below. It's free to download here.


Christmas in Hexham bookmark header. Select to download full bookmarkDOWNLOAD your own bookmark of this year's Christmas events in Hexham. Ranging from Christmas Fairs, Services, Markets and Performances as a handy pocket size calendar.

Click here to view, download or print the bookmark. (180KB PDF)

NB: You can also access a separate 'Christmas Market Weekend Extravaganza' bookmark lower down this page.



DECEMBER - 2016


A photo of racehorses at Hexham Racecourse HEXHAM RACES - FESTIVE MEETING - Yarridge Heights
Wednesday 7th December
First Race 12.45pm

A limited number of special Christmas packages are available. More details here.

The home of National Hunt racing in Northumberland for well over a century. The site's natural amphitheatre of sloping grass below the stands provides superb viewing. Website


What's On in Hexham - Christmas Market Weekend Extravaganza in Hexham bookmark header. Select to download full bookmarkHEXHAM CHRISTMAS MARKET WEEKEND EXTRAVAGANZA
Friday, 9th December – 2.00-8.00pm
Saturday, 10th December – 9.00am-3.00pm

Sunday, 11th December - 11am - (ending with Carols in the Park at 4pm)

Including a huge range of festive stalls, Christmas Tree Festival, children's’ fairground, market, fair, Santa's Grotto and his reindeer and more. Download the bookmark above.

What's On in Hexham - A photo of reindeer taken at the Chrismas Market in Hexham Town CentreDOWNLOAD your own bookmark, with events and times of this year's Christmas Market Weekend Extravaganza, as a handy pocket size calendar.

VIEW a list of all the CHRISTMAS MARKET TRADERS, CATERERS and CHARITY STALLS HERE.

NB: You can also access a separate 'Christmas Events in Hexham' bookmark higher up this page.


The Albion Christmas Band who perform at the Queen's Hall Hexham on 
Saturday 10 December 2016QUEEN'S HALL ARTS CENTRE - The Albion Christmas Band
Saturday 10 December 2016
7.30pm

A seasonal mixture of carols, spoken word, humorous readings and dance, a perfect way to start your festivities.

More details and times can be found on the Queen's Hall website.


The Jungle Book which will be performed at the Queen's Hall in Hexham from Tuesday 13th – Friday 30th December 2016QUEEN'S HALL ARTS CENTRE - The Jungle Book
Tuesday 13th – Friday 30th December
Various Times (see website for details)

Enjoy the comical adventures of Mowgli the man cub as he battles to survive and become the leader of the pack, as Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book gets the Oddsocks treatment!

More details and times can be found on the Queen's Hall website.



THROUGHOUT THE YEAR

A photo of the exterior of the Queen's Hall Art CentreQUEEN’S HALL ARTS CENTRE - Town Centre, Beaumont Street

Queen’s Hall Arts Centre boasts a 350-seat theatre and two galleries. It has an all-year-round programme of the best international and national artists from music, drama, dance, exhibitions, film, comedy and non professional shows. The building is shared with Hexham Library, the Exchange Café and theatre company Théâtre Sans Frontières.

01434 652477    Website

The Forum Cinema in HexhamFORUM CINEMA - Town Centre, Market Place

Hexham's community-owned cinema with an exciting programme of films - latest releases, classics, world cinema and weekly Kids' Club - alongside a fantastic programme of live satellite events brought to you from the Royal Opera House, Bolshoi Theatre, National Theatre, Donmar Warehouse and major galleries.

Online booking Website

A photo of the exterior of Artful on Battle Hill in HexhamARTFUL - Town Centre, Battle Hill

Artful is a studio and gift shop based in Hexham. We aim to make art accessible to as many people as possible, selling a wide range of hand-painted glass, cards, jewellery, photography and original art, all produced by North East artists.

26 St. Mary's Chare    NE46 1NQ   01434 608 974   Website   Email

A photo of the interior of the Core Music Shop in Hexham Northumberland with instruments on the wallCORE MUSIC - Town Centre, Gilesgate

The one-stop shop for all things musical in Tynedale: instruments, accessories, lessons, clubs, workshops and more! We are a not-for-profit social enterprise, actively promoting access to affordable music for everyone, regardless of age or ability. Contact: Mike Coleman.

14 Gilesgate    NE46 3NJ   01434 601993    Website

Visit Hexham Specialist Haslam's of Hexham photo, who have work by leading local and nationally acclaimed artists over three galleries and offer painting and drawing classes, an Art Materials Store and Picture Framing Service HASLAM'S OF HEXHAM - Town Centre, Hallgate

Work by leading local and nationally acclaimed artists over three galleries. Painting and Drawing classes and an excellent Art Materials Store and Picture Framing Service. Collectors world wide find us friendly and welcoming. Contact: Ben Haslam.

22-24 Hallgate     NE46 1XD     01434 603884   Website

Visit Hexham photo of Robinson-Gay Art Gallery, in Hexham showcasing some of the region's finest artists and designers and view British-made contemporary fine-art, ceramics and sculpture alongside our handmade and bespoke-designed furnitureROBINSON-GAY ART GALLERY - Town Centre, Market Street

Ours is a unique gallery in the heart of Hexham showcasing some of the region's finest artists and designers. View a selection of high quality British-made contemporary fine-art, ceramics & sculpture alongside our handmade and bespoke-designed furniture.

3a Market Street    NE46 3NS    01434 601972    Gallery Website    Furniture Website

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