The Music and Dances of Northumbria

22 Jul Free with Garden Entry

The Alnwick Garden comes alive with the music and dances of Northumbria

A musical day out for all the family - Explore the beauty of the gardens whilst learning about Northumberland’s own musical traditions.  Hear the sweet sound of the Northumbrian smallpipes & take part in a traditional family-friendly ceilidh! You may also be lucky enough to hear some of our youngest local musicians, performing around the gardens as part of the Duchess of Northumberland’s Busking Scheme!

10am Northumbrian piping to welcome visitors

From 10.30am Young musicians from Busking Scheme performing at intervals throughout the day

12pm-2pm Family Friendly Ceilidh with Windy Gyle Band
(featuring musical interlude from our Northumbrian piper)
Windy Gyle Band will lead you through Northumberland’s local ceilidh dances.  All ages welcome.

5.30-6pm Northumbrian piping to close the Garden. 

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