Go Wild at Wallington
Every Wednesday and Thursday from 15 - 30 August, 11.00am - 12.30pm & 1.30 - 3.00 pm
Join us for family fun as we celebrate the great outdoors from woodland and farmland to the seaside through themed activities, crafts and trails. Visit our website or call for details of what we'll be doing when! Normal admission charges apply + small charge for some activities.
Tribal Rhythms with Wild Harmony
Friday 17 August, 10.00 am - 12 noon & 2.00 - 4.00pm
Learn to make musical instruments and have a go at making natural music in the woods. Age 5+ £5. Dress for mess! Booking essential on 01670 773963.
Open Air Theatre - HMS Pinafore
Saturday 18 August, 7.30pm
Illyria return with a hilarious version of Gilbert & Sullivan's humorous tale of love and snobbery in Victorian England. Adult £19, child £9.50. Tel: 0844 249 1895 or visit: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wallington Booking fee applies.
Morpeth-based social enterprise DAWN Advice has forged an innovative partnership with the British Gas Energy Trust to help North East residents cope with their energy bills.
DAWN Advice now offers free specialist debt advice to people living across the region who are at risk of fuel poverty, through a new project funded by the British Gas Energy Trust.
Residents who spend more than 10 per cent of their income on heating their home are classed as being in fuel poverty and may be eligible for financial help to reduce their household bills.
Friday 27 July - Sunday 12 August
Join in the fun as we celebrate British history, tradition and culture through themed activities, crafts and trails during the Summer of Celebration.
Normal admission charges apply + small charge for items made.
Sunday 5 August, 2pm
Experience the traditional sound of the Northumbrian Pipes as the Wallington Pipers gather in the Courtyard. Normal admission charges apply.
Northumbrian Clog Dancers
Sunday 22 July, 12 noon & 1.30pm
Enjoy clog and highland dancing in the Courtyard (weather permitting!). Normal admission charges apply.
Puzzled by Plants
Wednesday 25 July, 11.00 am - 4.00 pm
Are you puzzled by plants? Why not drop by and ask the Wallington Gardeners all your gardening questions - find out what plants are called, when to plant them and how to look after them.
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Cars in the Courtyard - Morgans
Sunday 29 July, 11.00 am - 3.00 pm
Admire a gathering of Morgans in the beautiful setting of Wallington courtyard and imagine yourself behind the wheel of one of these classy cars. Normal admission charges apply.
A free family legal advice service for people in Northumberland has been officially launched at an event at Longhirst Hall.
The DAWN Family Legal Advice service aims to improve access to quality legal advice for families, and will operate from Morpeth and Ashington.
Tuesday 17 July, 10.00 am - 2.00 pm
Join our medieval historian Michael Thomson for a talk and tour as he uncovers Wallington's medieval past and explores the buildings preserved beneath the present House, including a pele tower, brewhouse and Tudor manor. The talk and tour will be followed by a delicious light lunch in the Clocktower Café.
£22, including coffee and lunch.
Booking essential on 01670 773600.
Wild Walk at Wallington - Greenleighton Walk
Saturday 14 July, 10.00 am - 2.00 pm
Join the Countryside Team on a guided walk on the rugged but beautiful Greenleighton Moor in northern part of the Wallington Estate. We will explore the ecology of the open moor, abandoned quarries and even discover evidence of our Bronze Age ancestors. Age 10+ Adult £4, child £2 and family £10. Bring a light lunch, waterproofs and boots. Booking essential on 01670 773963.
Scottish Country Dancing
Sunday 15 July, 2.00 pm
Your chance to join in with Scottish Country Dancing in the Courtyard (weather permitting!). Normal admission charges apply.
Cars in the Courtyard - Minis
Sunday 15 July, 11.00 am - 3.00 pm
Admire a gathering of Minis in the beautiful setting of Wallington courtyard and imagine yourself behind the wheel of one of these iconic cars. Normal admission charges apply.
Wallington - What Lies Beneath?
Saturday 7 July, 11.00 am - 4.00 pm
Explore the medieval foundations of Wallington by joining our Reiver for a special tour of the cellars. Tours will run between 11am - 4pm. Normal admission charges apply + £2 per tour.
Ask the Wallington Gardener....
Sunday 8 July, 12.00 - 4.00 pm
Ask our Head Gardener for expert advice in the Conservatory and buy special plants to help us raise money for the NGS. Normal admission charges apply but all admission money goes to the NGS
North Tyneside Pipe Band
Sunday 8 July, 2.00 - 4.00pm
Enjoy the traditional sounds of Scottish Pipes and Drums in the Courtyard. Normal admission charges apply.
Saturday 7 July, 1.00 pm - 4.00 pm
Enjoy all the fun of a traditional fete at Wallington's Estate Village. Highlights: Children's races, quoits, football competition, various stalls and lots more!
Bug Hunt Bush Tucker Trial
Saturday 30 June, 10.00am - 12.00 noon & 2.00 pm - 4.00pm
Join Wild Harmony on a fun safari round the West Woods to discover all about the weird world of bugs and insects. Would you be brave enough to try eating a "bug"? Age 5+ £5. Dress for mess! Booking essential on 01670 773963.
Cars in the Courtyard - Jaguars
Sunday 1 July, 11.00 am - 3.00 pm
Admire a gathering of Jaguars in the beautiful setting of Wallington courtyard and imagine yourself behind the wheel of one of these stylish cars. Normal admission charges apply.
Digging up the Past
Sunday 1 July, 1.30pm
Discover what lies under the beautiful Walled Garden and find out about its history and development on a guided walk with one of the expert Wallington Gardeners. Normal admission charges apply + donations welcome. Meet at the Clocktower