Springhouse Boutique Holiday Park, Slaley Forest, Northumberland

This is the first of our ‘What’s on‘ blogs.  I have scoured the internet and sought local knowledge to find a selection of events you might find interesting this October.  Over the following months I introduce you to places of interest, event, festivals and activities near our site.  If you have any particular interests and would like me to look out for particular types of events, please let me know.  Also, if you go to an event give me some feedback so I can recommend it to others for next year.

I’ve given a web link in most cases.  Please check before you go.  As with all exploring, some of our ‘What’s on’ suggestions will be brilliant, some will give you completely new experiences, and others may be a disappointment. I’m putting this list together based on what I think looks interesting.

The Autumn Fair at Ushaw 2019 – 5th & 6th October

Located in the stunning, listed buildings of Ushaw College, the Autumn Fair includes art, craft and food. A great way to spend a family day out.

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The Kielder 10k – 12th October

If you are looking for something active and don’t fancy the racing, go and beat the bull by running the Kielder 10k. This run takes place around the magnificent Bull Crag Peninsula of Kielder Water.

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Antiques & Vintage, Hexham – 15th October

Hosted at Wentworth Leisure Centre, this big Antiques & Vintage exhibition will showcase fantastic and fascinating ceramics, glass, jewellery, books and many other items. If you have interest in antiques and nostalgia, this is place to come.

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Hexham Spook Night – 26th October 2pm to 9pm

This is a wonderful community, family event where the whole of Hexham is transformed in to fabulous Halloween spectacular. There’s dancing, rides, competitions and lovely hot food. The events focus around Beaumont Street, Market Place and the Abbey Grounds. Come and experience one of the biggest events of the year, and see why we love Hexham.

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Dark Skies Star Gazing, Kielder – 28th October 7pm – 8.30pm

The wonderful star gazing experience at the Kielder Castle Visitor Centre is a great way of seeing the stars. A great event, full of interesting facts and stunning views. Dark skies are huge feature in our local area, they are truly breathtaking and this event will be a must-attend.

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Take Off Festival 2019 – 28th October, 11am

The Queen’s Hall Arts Centre plays host to a fabulous dance theatre event for little children (2-4 years).

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