What's on

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.

David Watkinson Sculpture Exhibition

21 Oct - 01 Apr 2015

A range of kinetic sculptures inspired by nature on display around The Garden

Budding Artist - Willow Lantern Making

29 Nov - 30 Nov 2014

Make a beautiful willow lantern with Santa's elves

Treehouse Early Closure

25 Oct 2014

Treehouse Early Closure

Christmas Market in The Alnwick Garden

29 Nov - 30 Nov 2014

Christmas Market

Meze Mundo

20 Dec 2014

Playing Latin and African style music to bring a reminder of the summer sun.

Glass in The Garden

24 Oct - 24 Dec 2014

Glass in The Garden – A Unique Creative Partnership between The Alnwick Garden and The National Glass Centre Sunderland

The Snow Bear

06 Dec 2014

Storytelling and Music for children and families

Werca’s Folk

07 Dec 2014

Werca’s Folk , directed by Sandra Kerr, is a hugely popular choir of women’s voices, based in Morpeth, Northumberland. They sing a wide repertoire of world, folk and popular music.

Father Christmas at The Garden

29 Nov - 24 Dec 2014

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

Durham Scratch Choir

06 Dec 2014

The choir has members from many different backgrounds, stages of life and professions.

Early Closure

25 Oct 2014

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

Budding Artists - Wand Making

25 Oct 2014

Make a magic wand

Pumpkin Parade

31 Oct 2014

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

Lunch time concerts - Paul Edis

29 Oct 2014

Free lunchtime concerts in The Alnwick Garden

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 - Potion Making

29 Oct 2014

Use ingredients to make your potions!

Budding Artists - Pumpkin Carving

25 Oct - 31 Oct 2014

Design and create your own pumpkin in time for Halloween

June Thomas

26 Nov 2014

Piano magic

Danza Antigua by Scarabeus

31 Oct 2014

Dances inspired by the day of the dead.

Berwick Arts Choir

20 Dec 2014

Choir Performance

The Wisdom of Trees

04 Nov 2014

Author Max Adams explores the extraordinary biology of trees

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..

Northumbrian Water Ellington Colliery Band

30 Nov 2014

The band was formed as a brass band in 1926 and has been successful in many competitions and championships throughout it’s history, and is still a thriving band.

Budding Artists - Spell books

30 Oct 2014

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

Tenth Avenue Band

30 Nov 2014

Tenth Avenue Band was formed by Ken Patterson

Grand Lantern Parade

21 Dec 2014

Join us for a magical music, light and movement spectacular around The Garden.

The Larks

05 Nov 2014

Folk Pop from the North

The Big Draw Event

26 Oct - 28 Oct 2014

Come along and help create a unique piece of installation art with the help of our resident artists from ‘Set of Drawers’. 11am – 3.30pm each day

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.

Dusty Divas

01 Dec 2014

Play a range of genre - jazz, pop, ballads, love songs - all with a groovy, upbeat style.

Roly Veitch and Neil Harland

22 Oct 2014

Live Music

Prince Bishops Brass Ensemble

15 Dec 2014

A concert by Prince Bishops Brass takes you on a tour of all musical styles

Tea Dance

04 Feb 2015

Cha Cha Cha to live music in the Pavilion.

Rod Sinclair

19 Nov 2014

Rod Sinclair

New Year Family Fun

31 Dec 2014

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

Voices of Hope

13 Dec 2014

Lunchtime Concert


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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

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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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