Events

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.

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...

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...

Tyne Valley Film Fest 15-28 March

Mar 15 2024 - 7:00pm to Mar 28 2024 - 10:15pm

Hexham is blessed with a beautiful independent cinema called The Forum. The Forum team organises the Tyne Valley Film Festival every year and the cinema is one of the festival's main venues....

Hexham Book Fest April 26th - May 5th

May 2024

Save the date and secure your accommodation for Hexham Book Festival 2024! This buzzy literary event brings some brilliant minds and a wonderful atmosphere to town.    28th Feb - programme...

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