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...

​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 ...

Frankenstein: A Gothic Creation

Oct 26 2018 - 7:30pm to Oct 26 2018 - 9:30pm

Two hundred years ago, Mary Shelley’s terrifying novel of Gothic horror, Frankenstein, was first published.  Its purpose: to consider the unholiest of all questions – what if man were to...

​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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