(All details from Morpeth Chantry TIC 01670 623455 or ring 01670 513308, or see elsewhere on website)

6th to 8th April 2018 Morpeth Northumbrian Gathering

Festival of Northumberlandís traditional music, dance, craft, dialect and heritage

Event: Morpeth Antiquarian Society lecture
Date: Last Friday of the month except December, July, August
Description: Local history lecture followed by refreshments and heritage business meeting
Venue: St Jamesís Community Centre, Wellway, Morpeth, NE61 1BN
Time: 7.15 pm
Details: £3 at door for non-members. See list of lectures and speakers on Morpeth Antiquarian Society webpage

Event: Northumbrian Concert
Date: Thursday 15th February 2018 (NB this year a Thursday)
Description: Grand Winter Concert of music, song and stories featuring Alistair Anderson, Bob Bolam, Border Directors, Robin Dunn and Fiddlerís Elbow, Alex Swailes MBE and others. Fund-raiser for Aprilís Morpeth Gathering. Interval refreshments.
Venue: Morpeth Town Hall Ballroom, Market Place, Morpeth, NE61 1LZ
Time: 7.30 pm
Tickets: Adult £11; OAP £10; Under 18 £6; from Morpeth Chantry TIC 01670 623455 or from Kim 01670 513308
Details: 01670 513308

Event: 51st Morpeth Northumbrian Gathering
Date: 6th-8th April 2018
Description: Annual festival of Northumberlandís traditional music, craft, dialect, dance and heritage, with 3 days of indoor and outdoor events, many free
Venue: Morpeth town centre venues
Time: 9.30 am till late each day
Details: Box office Chantry TIC 01670 623455; queries 01670 513308

Event: Fred Reed Neet Supper dialect event
Date: Monday 30th April or Saturday 5th May 2018 (to be confirmed)
Description: Northumberlandís answer to Burns Night, celebrating the pitman poet Fred Reed of Ashington. Traditional pie and peas supper and members of the Northumbrian Language Society with poems, smallpipes and toasts to the Stotty
Venue: to be confirmed
Details: 01670 513308

Event: Local History Exhibition
Date: Sat 9th and Sun 10th June 2018
Description: Exhibition marking the end of WWI and its aftermath, the Tanners and Leatherworkers of Morpeth and 100 years of Womenís Suffrage.
Venue: Morpeth Town Hall, Market Place, Morpeth, NE61 1LZ
Time: 9.30 am
Free entry; teas on sale
Details: 01670 513308

Event: Roland Bibby Memorial Lecture
Date: Sat 6th October 2018
Description: Writer Michael Chaplin on the work of author Sid Chaplin. Annual dialect lecture in memory of Roland Bibby, founding chairman of the Northumbrian Language Society.
Venue: Morpeth Town Hall, Market Place, Morpeth, NE61 1LZ
Time: to be confirmed: either 1 pm or 2 pm
Free entry and refreshments
Details: 01670 513308

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