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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.

A photo of Hexham Abbey Hexham Spring Festival Hadrian's Roman Wall Rowing Regatta on the River Tyne at Hexham

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 - Spring/Summer 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.



February 2016


Book FairBOOK FAIR - The Torch Centre, Hexham NE46 1QS
Sunday 28th February 2016
10am-4pm

Entry £1

For further information or to book a stall, contact Mark at bennorbooks@gmail.com Or call 07879263848.

Click here to download a flyer (PDF).



March 2016


http://www.rotary-ribi.org/clubs/page.php?PgID=558778&ClubID=144#tab1TYNEDALE TALL TALES COMPETITION Hexham Abbey Great Hall
Friday 11th March
7.30pm

The competition to help raise funds for the Rotary International campaign to eradicate polio is open to anyone from across the NE or elsewhere who wants to tell a tall tale (prizes awarded).

The evening will be introduced and compered by Harry Pearson, self-confessed raconteur and former sports writer for the Guardian newspaper.

To participate as a tall tale teller or as an audience (tickets £12 including pea and pie supper) email robert.hull@hotmail.co.uk call 01434 606192 or leave a message on the Rotary Club of Hexham website.

Click here for more details.



April 2016


Hexham Spring FestivalHEXHAM SPRING FESTIVAL (Beaumont Street & Abbey Grounds)
& TOWN CEILIDH (Queen Elizabeth High School)
Saturday 23rd April 2016
9am-4.30pm

The Spring Festival this year will be the first public event of the Hexham celebrations to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Beaumont Street and will run alongside the Hexham Farmers’ Market & Hexham Book Festival.


SHAKESPEARE 400
Sunday 24th April


Hexham Spring FestivalHEXHAM BOOK FESTIVAL
22nd April - 4th May 2016



May 2016


http://www.rotary-ribi.org/clubs/page.php?PgID=558778&ClubID=144#tab1HEXHAM GATHERING
21st - 22nd May 2016



June 2016


Hexham regattaHEXHAM REGATTA - Tyne Green
Saturday 4th June
2016

One of the biggest one-day regattas in the country - enjoy a picnic or some hot and cold refreshments while sitting on the banks of the Tyne watching this very popular event.

Details about Hexham Rowing Club can be found on their website.


QUEEN'S 90TH BIRTHDAY PICNIC
Sunday 12th June 2016


WIDE SKIES FILM FESTIVAL
17th - 19th June 2016


A photo of a Hexham AbbeyHEXHAM RACES LADIES' DAY - Yarridge Heights
Sunday 19th June - (1st Race 2.00pm, Gates Open 1.00pm)

One of the highlights of the racing calendar and described by one commentator as the 'Ascot of the North'. Picking winners in the fashion stakes is more difficult than picking winners on the racecourse.

A great day out for all the family.  Website   Email    01434 606881


Armed Forces DayARMED FORCES DAY
Saturday 25th June 2016



July 2016


Hexham Carnival photoHEXHAM CARNIVAL
Sunday 3rd July 2016


HEXHAM HIDDEN GARDENS
Sunday 3rd July 2016



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


An oil painting of Highshield Crag, Hadrian's Wall from the Peter Flanagan Gallery in HexhamPETER FLANAGAN GALLERY - Town Centre, Market Place

Continuing exhibition of paintings and prints of local landscapes and Hadrian's Wall, alongside the regular figurative and life drawing exhibition. Open Saturdays 10am to 5pm and weekdays by appointment or when the sign is outside.

10a Market Place    NE46 1XG    07973 702463    Website    Email

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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