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Local Events

Claiming Diary

A village diary for notification of future events and bookings is available in 'The Bridge' library in Church Street during opening times.  Please use this to claim the event's dates and give your contact details.  This will ensure you will avoid conflicts with other village based activities.  Details of your event will also be published on this website and by Karen Lumsden in her weekly column in the 'Hexham Courant'

Click here to check the Claiming Day Diary 2017

Previous years

The Haydon Hundred http://www.haydonhundred.co.uk/Sportive/Route_files/shapeimage_1.png

The Haydon Hundred is a cyclo–sportif running in the South Tyne Valley and first held on Saturday 8th June 2013. Starting in Haydon Bridge, routes include a 100km main circuit with several unique features making it a “must-do” event for any serious cyclist. There is also a 60km route which is tough enough in its own right and an additional new 140km route with 3000m of climbing!

2017 event is on 10th June and entries are open from 1st January 2017

Click here for details on the British Cycling website

Haydon Local Artists' Summer Exhibition

Watch for news of the 2016 event

Contact Robert Ford 01434 684486 for details. 

e-mail:- robert.ford12@homecall.co.uk;



Haydon Bridge Festival Saturday 2nd July 2016 http://nebula.wsimg.com/78101a5e6f9da007775d14819f3fa4bf?AccessKeyId=4637106257C72E5C98A3&disposition=0&alloworigin=1

at Low Hall Park Football Ground in Haydon Bridge

Great local live bands, real ales and a BBQ.

Click here for Further Information



Courses and Events at the Garden Station

There is another wonderful programme of courses at The Garden Station. Come and be delighted by the fabulous experiences on offer, from beekeeping or bookbinding to toy making or Tai Chi. Learn and improve your skills and knowledge; create items from hares to slippers to take home with you. The woodland setting of this former branch line station complements the content of the courses and makes learning a pleasure.

Click here to see what is available

Northumberland Calendar

Want to see all that is happening in Tynedale and greater Northumberland, then look at this website by clicking here

Click here for Events search - Visit Northumberland


Garden Openings

Red Cross Poppy

There are many wonderful gardens in & near our area and their owners kindly arrange special open days for the benefit of the British Red Cross and the National Gardens Scheme.

Follow the links to find and enjoy a quintessentially British day out and, possibly, even a cream tea!

Click here for Open Gardens | British Red Cross

Click here for the NGS gardens around Haydon Bridge

The Art Tour: Network Artists in Northumberland

Network Artists North East

This provides a service to artists living or working in

Northumberland and promotes economic growth within the artistic community. It offers support for artists individually and collectively through networking and provides a programme of opportunities to aid furtherance of their practice in the visual arts. Unfortunately, the Art Tour did not go ahead in 2015 but should be back in 2016.

Click here for the Network Artists' website

Forum Cinema HexhamForum Cinema Cafe and Gallery

You can catch up with the latest movies and live streaming of NT, ROH and other events at the community run cinema in nearby Hexham, the only permanent cinema in Tynedale.  The venue has 3D screening facilities but maintains its 'art decor' building atmosphere of a comfortable, traditional cinema. 

For the latest information and online booking

There is also a film club with monthly Monday evening showings at nearby Allendale Village Hall

For details Click here

Another wonderful venture is the South Tyne Cinema Circuit operated by the Haltwhistle Film Project.  Several screenings are held in The General Havelock Inn in Haydon Bridge as 'Food & Film' nights.  For details of their screenings and locations

Click here

or Telephone 01434 320360

Music In Allendale

In nearby Allendale a series of classical music concerts with supper to follow has been organised since 1992.  The venue is St. Cuthbert's Church and the post concert buffet is in the adjoining hall.  The musicians appearing are renown for their expertise and the event is always great value.

Click here for full details

The John Martin Heritage Centre

John Martin (National Portrait Gallery)

The John Martin Heritage Festival started in March 2011 and ran throughout the year in two phases and into late 2012 to coincide with major exhibitions at the Laing and Tate Britain. Events included talks by Martin experts, guided walks by archaeologists, geologists and local guides, art, writing and photography workshops, storytelling for children and parents and the development of materials for the Martin Heritage

Centre in the village.

Click here for the Centre home page and further details




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