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...

Tyne Valley Film Festival

Mar 19 2020 - 10:00pm to Mar 29 2020 - 10:00pm

The eclectic community-chosen programme includes films from a total of nine countries including Iceland, Australia, Serbia, German and France, as well as films from every decade between 1910-2020...

Hexham Book Festival

24th April to 3rd May 2020

We look forward to welcoming you to the 2020 festival and introducing the exciting Gillian Dickinson Young People's Programme in the magical Spiegeltent! More info to follow, stay tuned!...

Hexham Spring Festival

Apr 25 2020 - 9:00am to Apr 25 2020 - 4:30pm

Hexham’s Spring Festival will take place on Saturday 25th April and is a much-loved event held in the beautiful Abbey Grounds which will be bustling with market stalls offering food, arts, crafts...

Performance for Peace at Hexham Abbey

May 8 2020 - 7:00pm to May 8 2020 - 9:00pm

A concert to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of VE Day and the Peace that has followed. Featuring the wonderful Chivenor Military Ladies Choir, Youth Connection Drama Group, performance poet...

Northumberland County Show

May 25 2020 - 9:00am to May 25 2020 - 6:00am

Exhibitors With agriculture firmly at the heart of the Northumberland County Show we are proud to showcase some of the finest livestock in the country with sections for cattle, sheep,...

Hexham's Armed Forces Day

Jun 27 2020 - 10:00am to Jun 27 2020 - 4:00pm

An opportunity to raise public awareness of the contribution made by those who serve and have served in Her Majesty’s Armed Forces, this also shows our support for the men and women who make up...

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