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'
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
Watch for news of the 2016 event
Contact Robert Ford 01434 684486 for details.
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.
Want to see all that is happening in Tynedale and greater Northumberland, then look at this website by clicking here
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!
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.
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
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
or Telephone 01434 320360
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 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.