Events

Hexham has a busy programme of events throughout the year, ranging from the Tyne Tour – Europe’s largest mass participation canoeing event - to book, film and music festivals, as well as the hugely popular Bonfire Night, Christmas Market and Spook Night. Other regular events include a fortnightly farmers' market and various arts events, plus a full programme of films, plays, concerts and exhibitions at the Queen's Hall and Forum Cinema.

Hexham Farmers' Market

23/06/18

Hexham Farmers Market is a long established market in the heart of the historic town of Hexham in Northumberland. Our producers come from within a 50 mile range of the town and they are all...

​Hexham Carnival

Jun 24 2018 - 10:00am to Jun 24 2018 - 5:00pm

A stalwart of Hexham's summer season, this is a packed family event with a full programme of music in the bandstand, lots of stalls, rides, activities and refreshments. See...

Hexham Racecourse Ladies Day

Jun 24 2018 - 1:15pm to Jun 24 2018 - 5:15pm

Specially for Ladies Day we will be turning the Tynedale Box into a Champagne and Prosecco Bar with a wide selection of 'fizz' and strawberries and cream to purchase.  As in previous years...

Hexham's Armed Forces Day

Jun 30 2018 - 10:00am to Jun 30 2018 - 4:00pm

An opportunity to raise public awareness of the contribution made by those who serve and have served in Her Majesty’s Armed Forces, this also shows our support for the men and women who make up...

Great Northumberland Launch

Jul 7 2018 - 1:00pm to Jul 7 2018 - 5:00pm

Towns and cities across the North of England can get involved in the biggest event in England this year by putting forward events, experiences and performances inspired by Great Exhibition of the...

Taste Tynedale

Jul 21 2018 - 10:00pm to Jul 22 2018 - 4:00pm

With our partners, Hexham Town Council and the Hexham Courant, we want to position Northumbria as another fabulous food tourism destination, showcasing its food heroes and food culture, and...

Hexham Abbey Roman Festival

Aug 27 2018 - 11:00am to Aug 27 2018 - 5:00pm

Flavinus Day will see a host of free, inclusive activities and entertainment taking place for all ages – the event appeals to young and old, avid history fans, and total Roman novices. ...

​Hexham Abbey Festival of Music and the Arts

Sep 27 2018 - 10:00am to Sep 30 2018 - 11:30pm

A multi-arts festival which brings a range of classical, jazz and choral music to Hexham Abbey with performances by world-renowned musicians. There's a family focus on the Saturday with workshops...

RAF Centenary Concert

Oct 13 2018 - 7:00pm to Oct 13 2018 - 10:30pm

Hexham RAF Centenary Concert - A Musical History of Flight  13 OCTOBER 2018 Hexham Mart Function Suite, Tyne Green  Hexham, Northumberland NE46 3SG ...

​Hexham Spook Night

Oct 27 2018 - 11:00am to Oct 27 2018 - 11:00pm

The event takes place around Beaumont Street, Market Place and the Abbey Grounds with fairground rides, hot food, fancy dress competitions for all ages (there's even a best-dressed pet category...

​Bonfire Night

Nov 3 2018 - 6:30pm to Nov 3 2018 - 7:30pm

The Hexham bonfire and fireworks extravaganza is held each year on The Sele on the Saturday nearest to 5th November. It was established by Hexham Round Table in 1956, and attracts crowds upwards...