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


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...

What's On at the Queen's Hall Hexham

2023 to 2024

Queen's Hall Arts Centre has established itself as a strong base for an extensive range of artistic activity, attracting the best international and national artists from music, drama, dance and...

What's On at the Forum Cinema Hexham

2023 to 2024

The Forum Cinema is a single screen independent cinema located in the heart of Hexham. It is now Northumberland’s only full-time independent cinema and overlooks Hexham’s historic marketplace. The...

What's On at Core Music Hexham

2023 to 2024

Core has been at the heart of the Hexham and Tynedale community for the last 12 years: running special events supporting local festivals ...

Tyne Valley Film Festival

17th to 26th March 2023

Forum Cinema Hexham is proud to present Tyne Valley Film Festival 2023, a community programmed film festival that brings together rural film clubs, venues and community organisations for a true...

Hexham Book Festival

21st April to 30th April 2023

Hexham Book Festival is back! 21st to 30th April.  More info to follow, stay tuned!

Hexham Jazz Festival

12th to 14th May 2023

Jazz at Hexham Abbey. Tickets via the Queen's Hall Arts Hexham Featuring Claire Martin, Jo Harrop, Rachel Sutton, Paul Edis, Freddie Benedict, Borealis & many more.   ...

Hexham Hidden Gardens 2023

Sunday 25th June 2023

Whether you're the next Monty Don, an absolute beginner or just someone who loves to be outdoors in the sunshine, Hexham Hidden Gardens is for you!  Take a tour through Hexham and visit unseen ...

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