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 - fortnightly

to Feb 18 2025 - 4:45pm

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...

Queen's Hall - theatre / exhibitions / library

2023 to 2024

Queen's Hall Arts Centre has established itself as a strong base for an extensive range of artistic activity, attracting the best international and national artists from music, drama, dance and...

The Forum - Hexham's Art Deco Indie Cinema

to Dec 31 2026 - 12:15pm

The Forum Cinema is a single screen independent cinema located in the heart of Hexham. It is now Northumberland’s only full-time independent cinema and overlooks Hexham’s historic marketplace. The...

Wentworth Leisure Centre & Swimming

to Dec 31 2026 - 12:00pm

Wentworth Leisure Centre is a great indoor activity option for Hexham. It ...

Hexham Racecourse 'Most scenic in Britain'

to Dec 31 2026 - 10:00pm

Hexham Racecourse is Northumberland's only races and was established over 130 years ago. Sited 600ft above Hexham, it is renowned as...

Magical Music Trail

Nov 24 2023 - 6:00pm to Dec 18 2023 - 11:45pm

How many Christmas songs can you find in Hexham’s shop windows? An amazing 71 businesses are taking part this year in this fun competition to win one of three mega...

Hexham Christmas Market 2023

Dec 9 2023 - 9:00am to Dec 9 2023 - 3:30pm

Hexham's much-loved Christmas Market is back for 2023. Eat, drink, shop and be merry! Entry is free. Please note that outdoor stalls will open from 9am Hexham...

Hexham Book Festival 26th April - 5th May

May 2024

Save the date and secure your accommodation for Hexham Book Festival! This buzzy literary event brings some brilliant minds and a wonderful atmosphere to town.   

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