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

25/08/18

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...

Explore Dilston Physic Garden with digital photography

Aug 22 2018 - 5:00pm to Aug 22 2018 - 7:00pm

If you have a hankering to learn more about the subject of close-up photography then this is the workshop for you whilst exploring the garden at the same time. You don’t need any specialised...

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. ...

Music Coding Summer Workshops at Core Music Hexham

29/08/18 - 30/08/18

Composer and performer Chad Langford invites all ages to dive into Sonic Pi, an easy-to-learn, free-to-download programming language designed to get people of all ages coding. Grab your laptop and...

Armourer & Daisy - A Story of 1918

Saturday 8th September 2018

To commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the end of the First World War, we have a special event on Saturday 8th September. Armourer & Daisy – A Story of 1918 will be an interactive tour...

​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...

​Hexham Christmas Market and Abbey Fair

Friday 7th Dec - 2pm-7pm , Saturday 8th Dec - 9am-3pm

Come along and visit around 70 stalls and shop for gorgeous gifts, unique arts and crafts, fabulous food and of course a warming glass of mulled wine. This is the place to finish (or even start!)...

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