Monday, 24 July 2017

What's on in Hexham... 24th-30th July

Ahead of another busy week in the constituency, here are a few examples of what’s on in the area this week…

Walltown Family Summer Festival, Thursday 27th- Saturday 29th July, 10am-5pm- Part of National Parks Week 2017, the Walltown Family Summer Festival at Walltown Quarry Country Park will have something for everyone this week. A climbing wall, pizza making, pottery and small animal handling- be sure to pay a visit!  

Taste Tynedale, Friday 28th- Saturday 29th July- Back for a second year, the successful food festival will take place at Abbey Park, Hexham, showcasing produce from all over the North, as well as offering demonstrations, live music and children’s’ activities. It promises to be a brilliant celebration of Northumbrian food- a great way to spend the weekend!

Opening of The Sill, Saturday 29th July, 9.30am-6pm- Celebrate the opening of the National Landscape Discovery Centre, The Sill, on Saturday with live music, craft activities and tours of The Sill’s fantastic grassland roof and viewing platform. Having visited last week, I can promise that it is well worth a visit! 

The Flying Scotsman, 29th July-  the iconic Flying Scotsman will be travelling through Prudhoe station on 29th July. It will leave Carlisle at 4pm so is expected to arrive in Prudhoe before 5pm- a wonderful chance to see some history!