What's on

Pump Room Tours

01 Aug - 01 Oct 2014

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

The Snow Bear

06 Dec 2014

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

Splash Alnwick!

01 Aug - 31 Aug 2014

Join our Pistoleers in water pistol games.

Budding Artist - Musical Instrument Making

02 Aug - 09 Aug 2014

Make your own musical instrument

Budding Artists - Potion Making

05 Oct 2014

Use ingredients to make your potions!

Father Christmas at The Garden

29 Nov - 30 Nov 2014

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

Budding Artist - Willow Lantern Making

29 Nov - 30 Nov 2014

Make a beautiful willow lantern with Santa's elves

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.

Treehouse Early Closure

02 Aug 2014

Treehouse Early Closure

Budding Artists - Pumpkin Carving

25 Oct - 31 Oct 2014

Design and create your own pumpkin in time for Halloween

Budding Artists - Pencil Pals

20 Aug 2014

Create quirky pencil toppers from a range of craft materials

Voices of Hope

16 Aug 2014

Lunchtime Concert

Designer Strings

04 Aug 2014

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

Pumpkin Parade

31 Oct 2014

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

Quintessential

23 Aug 2014

Lunchtime Concert

Budding Artists Programme - Flower Pot People

19 Aug 2014

Make your own Flower Pot friend!

Glass in The Garden

01 Aug - 31 Aug 2014

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

Early Closure

02 Aug 2014

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

Titan the Robot

25 Aug 2014

Titan the Robot

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 - Gnome Making

17 Aug 2014

Make a Gnome for your plants at home.

June Thomas

28 Aug 2014

Piano magic

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.

Muddy Fingers Pottery

23 Aug - 25 Aug 2014

Raku ware is a type of traditional Japanese pottery.

Budding artists - Finger Puppet Friends

18 Aug 2014

Let your creativity loose!

The Larks

07 Aug 2014

Folk Pop from the North

Budding Artists - Everlasting Flowers

15 Aug 2014

Create an Everlasting Flower

Mini scarecrows - Budding Artist Programme

11 Aug 2014

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

Budding Artists - Wand Making

04 Oct 2014

Make a magic wand

Budding Artists - Bug Buddies

16 Aug 2014

Make and dress your own bug friend

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.

Fools Parade

09 Aug 2014

Mini-performances

Budding Artist - WW1 Commemoration Activities

23 Aug - 24 Aug 2014

Crafts to celebrate WW1

Christmas Market in The Alnwick Garden

29 Nov - 30 Nov 2014

Christmas Market.

Prince Bishops Brass Ensemble

09 Aug 2014

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

Big Rory and Ochie the Dog

06 Aug - 07 Aug 2014

A giant Scotsman and his endearing giant dog.

Chefs des Chansons and The Frying Squad

12 Aug - 13 Aug 2014

This is part of Ice Cream in The Garden

Budding Artists - Peg Friends

14 Aug 2014

Upcycle a peg into a fairy or pixie friend

Budding Artist - Lolly Pop Stick Crafts

12 Aug - 13 Aug 2014

Join in with the Ice Cream Festival Fun and make your own Lolly Pop Stick

Ice Cream in The Garden

12 Aug - 13 Aug 2014

Do you scream for Ice Cream?

Budding Artists - Wooden Pets

10 Aug 2014

Make a friend of arboreal origin.

Ski Band

12 Aug - 13 Aug 2014

Part of Ice Cream in The Garden

'Death Row' Jethro

20 Aug - 21 Aug 2014

Fierce looking 8' 6" high retired sea captain is a big softie really.

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.

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

Lick Me I'm Delicious

12 Aug - 13 Aug 2014

Part of Ice Cream in The Garden

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.

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

Roly Veitch and Neil Harland

27 Aug 2014

Live Music

Tom Wyllie

06 Aug 2014

Come hear this Northern Star sing in our cafe.

New Year Family Fun

31 Dec 2014

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

Tea Dance

03 Sep 2014

Cha Cha Cha to live music in the Pavilion.

The Alpacazz

24 Aug 2014

Lunchtime Concert


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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