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...

Brandon McPhee - The Jimmy Shand Story

Mar 22 2019 - 7:30pm to Mar 22 2019 - 10:30pm

A celebration of the life and music of the late Sir Jimmy Shand, prolific composer and renowned bandleader, an international star and legend of Scottish Music whose tunes continue to feature in...

Crime Book Group with Mari Hannah

Apr 10 2019 - 7:30pm to Apr 10 2019 - 9:30pm

Hexham Spring Festival

Apr 27 2019 - 10:00am to Apr 27 2019 - 4:30pm

Hexham’s Spring Festival will take place on Saturday 27th April and is a much-loved event held in the beautiful Abbey Grounds which will be bustling with market stalls offering food, arts, crafts...

Gran Partita

May 10 2019 - 7:30pm to May 10 2019 - 10:00pm

Steven Hudson director. A showcase for RNS’ complete wind section plus guests, focussing on Mozart’s much-loved Gran Partita, famously featured in the Oscar-...

Hexham Hidden Gardens

Jun 16 2019 - 1:30pm to Jun 16 2019 - 6:00pm

Full programmes and entry ticket with map will be available from mid-May at Cogito Books or on the day at either of the starting gardens: Queen Elizabeth High School walled garden...

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