What's on

David Watkinson Sculpture Exhibition

28 Nov - 01 Apr 2015

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

Glass in The Garden

28 Nov - 24 Dec 2014

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

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 Artist - Willow Lantern Making

29 Nov - 30 Nov 2014

Make a beautiful willow lantern with Santa's elves

Father Christmas at The Garden

29 Nov - 24 Dec 2014

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

Christmas Market in The Alnwick Garden

29 Nov - 30 Nov 2014

Christmas Market

Budding Artist - Creative Crafts

22 Dec - 24 Dec 2014

Using pegs, felt and imagination our artists will help you create a beautiful craft to take home and keep.

Dusty Divas

01 Dec 2014

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

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..

Budding Artists: Reindeer Food

06 Dec - 07 Dec 2014

Mix a magic bag of reindeer tidbits

Treehouse Early Closure

29 Nov 2014

Treehouse Early Closure

Christmas Lunches in the Pavilion Cafe

01 Dec - 05 Dec 2014

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

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.

Tenth Avenue Band

30 Nov 2014

Tenth Avenue Band was formed by Ken Patterson

North East Brass Ensemble

29 Nov 2014

North East Brass Ensemble was formed in 2013

Meze Mundo

20 Dec 2014

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

Budding Artists: Autumn Crafts

29 Nov - 30 Nov 2014

Get crafty with our Budding Artists

Budding Artist - Snowflake Decoration

20 Dec 2014

Using lollypop sticks and imagination to create a beautiful tree decoration for your home.

Durham Scratch Choir

06 Dec 2014

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

Budding Artists - Peg Reindeer

29 Nov 2014

Peg Reindeer decoration, create a beautifully crafted Rudolph to adorn your Christmas tree.

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.

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 Snow Bear

06 Dec 2014

Storytelling and Music for children and families

The Alpacazz

29 Nov 2014

Lunchtime Concert

Budding Artist - Creative Christmas Decoration

30 Nov 2014

An ideal gift to make for a loved one, or to put on your Christmas tree for Santa to admire.

Budding Artist– Rudolph Decoration

21 Dec 2014

Be inspired by our reindeer friend and produce a unique Rudolph decoration using plant pots.

Budding Artists: Winter Crafts

27 Dec - 30 Dec 2014

Get crafty with our Budding Artists

Heaton Voices

07 Dec 2014

Heaton Voices is a community choir based in Heaton, Newcastle

Tea Dance

04 Feb 2015

Cha Cha Cha to live music in the Pavilion.

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

Choir of St. Mary the Virgin

20 Dec 2014

The choir of St Mary the Virgin Whickham is a mixed choir

Duchess Book Signing

06 Dec 2014

The Duchess of Northumberland and author Jane Dismore will be in The Garden to sign copies of their books.

June Thomas

08 Dec 2014

Piano magic

Designer Strings

13 Dec 2014

The quartet is made up of professional musicians who are committed to quality, live performance.

Prince Bishops Brass Ensemble

06 Dec 2014

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

Bailiffgate Singers

21 Dec 2014

Bailiffgate singers are based in Alnwick and have over forty members.

Grand Lantern Parade

21 Dec 2014

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

Berwick Arts Choir

20 Dec 2014

Choir Performance


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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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