What's on

Budding artists - Finger Puppet Friends

29 Aug 2014

Let your creativity loose!

Muddy Fingers Pottery

23 Aug - 25 Aug 2014

Raku ware is a type of traditional Japanese pottery.

Christmas Lunches in the Pavilion Cafe

01 Dec - 05 Dec 2014

njoy a superb four course festive lunch and a glass of our delicious house wine, in the atmospheric Pavilion Cafe overlooking the stunning Grand Cascade.

Glass in The Garden

21 Aug - 31 Aug 2014

A fantastic opportunity to blow some glass and contribute to a major glass artwork

Children's Christmas Party

06 Dec 2014

A chance for your little ones to get their fancy dress outfits on and enjoy fun filled day.

Budding Artists Programme - Flower Pot People

30 Aug 2014

Make your own Flower Pot friend!

Early Closure

22 Aug - 23 Aug 2014

Due to private function The Alnwick Garden will be closing early.

Budding Artists - Peg Friends

25 Aug 2014

Upcycle a peg into a fairy or pixie friend

Budding Artists - Potion Making

05 Oct 2014

Use ingredients to make your potions!

Betty Brawn

29 Aug - 30 Aug 2014

The world of the Strong Lady is filled with dazzling contrasts: muscle and grace, beauty and brute strength

Father Christmas at The Garden

29 Nov - 24 Dec 2014

Meet Father Christmas and his troupe of busy elves in his beautiful grotto!

Pump Room Tours

21 Aug - 01 Oct 2014

Explore the underground pump rooms of The Grand Cascade and learn about the machines that power the wonderful water displays

Splash! Alnwick Every Day

21 Aug - 31 Aug 2014

Join our Pistoleers in water pistol games.

The weird, wacky and extremely funny ‘Granny Turismo’.

26 Aug - 28 Aug 2014

If you are wondering how to entertain the children during the summer holidays we have a fantastically silly programme of entertainment at The Alnwick Garden.

Motown Winter Wonderland Christmas Party

06 Dec 2014

Get in the dancing mood with a live performance from Joe Harriett singing Motown favourites and then dance the night away.

The Alpacazz

24 Aug 2014

Lunchtime Concert

Treehouse Early Closure

23 Aug - 24 Aug 2014

Treehouse Early Closure

Tea Dance

03 Sep 2014

Cha Cha Cha to live music in the Pavilion.

The Lift

22 Aug - 23 Aug 2014

An elegant elevator (on wheels) arrives accompanied by three bellhops

Budding Artists - Spell books

11 Oct 2014

Every good witch or wizard needs a trusty spell book - get crafty and make your own!

Budding Artists - Wand Making

04 Oct 2014

Make a magic wand

Budding Artists - Gnome Making

28 Aug 2014

Make a Gnome for your plants at home.

Budding Artist - Willow Lantern Making

29 Nov - 30 Nov 2014

Make a beautiful willow lantern with Santa's elves

Budding Artist - WW1 Commemoration Activities

23 Aug - 24 Aug 2014

Crafts to celebrate WW1

Roly Veitch and Neil Harland

27 Aug 2014

Live Music

NSPCC ChildLine Gala in The Garden

19 Sep 2014

Evening dinner and entertainment to raise £30,000 to support the ChildLine Schools Service

Budding Artists - Everlasting Flowers

26 Aug 2014

Create an Everlasting Flower

Budding Artists - Wooden Pets

21 Aug 2014

Make a friend of arboreal origin.

Mini scarecrows - Budding Artist Programme

22 Aug 2014

Make a mini scarecrow to guard your fruit and vegetables at home!

Christmas Market in The Alnwick Garden

29 Nov - 30 Nov 2014

Christmas Market.

Budding Artists - Pumpkin Carving

25 Oct - 31 Oct 2014

Design and create your own pumpkin in time for Halloween

Danza Antigua by Scarabeus

31 Oct 2014

Dances inspired by the day of the dead.

Christmas Disco Party Night

05 Dec 2014

Gather for drinks in the Atrium, which overlooks the stunning Grand Cascade lit with Christmas lights, then enjoy the party atmosphere and dance the night away..

The Brass Necessities

29 Aug 2014

Bring a picnic to this Disney themed family Concert.

The Snow Bear

06 Dec 2014

Storytelling and Music for children aged 4 – 7 yrs and their families

Budding Artists - Bug Buddies

27 Aug 2014

Make and dress your own bug friend

The Larks

03 Sep 2014

Folk Pop from the North

Titan the Robot

25 Aug 2014

Titan the Robot

Quintessential

23 Aug 2014

Lunchtime Concert

Budding Artists - Pencil Pals

31 Aug 2014

Create quirky pencil toppers from a range of craft materials

New Year Family Fun

31 Dec 2014

Celebrate the New Year in style with some old fashioned family fun.

Grand Lantern Parade

21 Dec 2014

Join us for a Christmas sing-a-long, even if you haven't got the voice of an angel

June Thomas

28 Aug 2014

Piano magic

Fundraising in aid of SSAFA

23 Aug 2014

Stacey and Hayley from the Pottergate Centre will be joining us to sell poppy themed cookies and soaps

Pumpkin Parade

31 Oct 2014

Parade your grinning pumpkins with pride and collect at treat at the Hovel!


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The Alnwick Garden Trust is a charity with people at its heart - aiming to make real and authentic change in the lives of individuals and communities alike.

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The Alnwick Garden is a charity, browse through these pages to discover more about the exciting and varied community projects that we're involved with, as well as how you can help us to develop them and The Garden itself.

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Charitable projects

From vegetable-growing to footcare for our older visitors, the Trust's charitable projects make lasting impacts on people's lives.

Become a Friend of The Garden

Support The Garden's development and its involvement with charitable activities by becoming a Friend of The Garden.

Become a sponsor

Click here to learn about the many sponsorship opportunities there are in The Garden - from roses to cherry trees and benches.

Become a volunteer

Get stuck in as a volunteer - whether it's gardening, giving Poison Garden tours, or something else!

The Alnwick Garden is more than a garden, it is a registered charity that places people at its heart, whether they be individuals or part of a community. As well as standing for contemporary gardening excellence, The Garden stimulates change through play, learning, the arts, healthy activity, addressing disability and the economic renaissance of a rural community.

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