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...

Animating Hexham

Sep 9 2021 - 5:00pm to Sep 12 2021 - 9:00pm

Animating Hexham will see our historic town centre animated by artists and local families, inspired by the town’s heritage.  Funded by Historic England and led by Queen's Hall Arts Centre, ...

Hexham Spook Night

Oct 30 2021 - 2:00pm to Oct 30 2021 - 9:00pm

The event takes place on Saturday 30th October around Beaumont Street, Market Place and the Abbey Grounds with fairground rides, hot food, fancy dress competitions for all ages (including a best-...

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