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...

Heritage Open Days

11th Sept - 20th Sept

Heritage Open Days is England's largest festival of history and culture, bringing together over 2,000 local people and organisations, and thousands of volunteers. Every year in September, places...

Festival of Flame - Elegy and Hope

May 31 2021 - 3:00pm to May 31 2021 - 9:00pm

3-6.30pm - Create an angel for the 'On Angel Wings' installation 7-9.00pm - Noah Lawson plays short sets from his 2020 album 'To Restore What Has Been Lost' Light a candle to...


2nd to 3rd June 2021 7.30pm and 9.30pm

Miranda Tuffnell, dance artist and producer of Pneûma, says: “In many creation myths, worlds arise in the movement of wind over water, breath stirring the darkness. Our piece explores these...

Big Day Out

26th June 2021

Live music, funfair, kids' activities, classic cars, Pimms and Prosecco, market stalls, foot golf, cream teas, croquet and much more... Watch this space for updates!

Hexham Book Festival

2nd July to 11th July 2021

We look forward to welcoming you to the 2021 festival and introducing the exciting Gillian Dickinson Young People's Programme in the magical Spiegeltent! More info to follow, stay tuned!...

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