Winton House – HODs

Winton House Dacre St, Morpeth, Northumberland

A Victorian House in the heart of Morpeth which is now home to the Morpeth Masonic Lodge. Winton House, a Victorian villa built in 1855, was once owned by the father of the suffragette, Emily Wilding Davison. It was sold in 1872. The house was badly damaged by fire in 1917 and was subsequently bought […]

St Robert of Newminster RC Church – HOD

St Robert's RC Church Oldgate, Morpeth

A beautiful Victorian church near the banks of the River Wansbeck A glorious church of 1850 with stained glass windows by the renowned William Wailes. An icon to St Robert is incorporated into the stained glass of the Sanctuary. There is a marble memorial for those who fell in the First World War. Church members […]

Manchester St (Boys Brigade) Hall – Cancelled

Boys Brigade Hall Manchester Street, Morpeth, Northumberland

This event has been cancelled as a mark of respect for the passing of HM Queen Elizabeth II Originally a Wesleyan Chapel built in 1884 it was bought by Morpeth Parish in 1964 to be used as a hall for The Boys' Brigade. It is now being refurbished to create a youth centre. The first […]


Tommy’s Field Allotments – HOD

Tommy's Field Allotments Dark Lane, Morpeth, Northumberland

A 4 acre allotment site within the town of Morpeth on the banks of the River Wansbeck which has been in use since medieval times. There is a public footpath through this picturesque site which also has a Community Garden. The site provides the people of Morpeth with the opportunity to grow their own vegetables […]


St Andrew’s, Bothal – HOD 2022

St Andrews Church Bothal Village, Morpeth

Open 11:00 - 15:00 both Saturday and Sunday Beautiful Medieval Church in Bothal, a small Northumbrian village. St. Andrew's Church has been designated a Grade I Listed Building as it is of exceptional architectural and historical interest. There will be refreshments available and there will be a wide variety of craft stalls with items for […]


Cresswell Pele Tower – HODS 2022

Cresswell Pele Tower Cresswell Pele Tower, Cresswell, Northumberland

Part of the 2022 Morpeth Heritage Open Days programme coordinated by GMDT 15th century Pele Tower recently restored and a walled garden in the early stages of restoration. Some steep and difficult stairs in the tower, no unaccompanied children and no dogs in the tower. Open Saturday & Sunday


Clock Tower Tours and Bell Ringing Experience – HODs

Clock Tower Oldgate, Morpeth

Open 10:00 - 12:00   &   14:00 - 16:00 This is an unusual clock tower as it is not part of a church. The bells ring to celebrate civic events such as the annual Mayormaking. Built in the early 1600s and containing the oldest original peal of civic bells in Britain, the Clock Tower is one […]

Millennium Green – HODs

Millennium Green Old Bakehouse Yard, Newgate St, Morpeth, Northumberland

This award winning Millennium Green was created from wasteland by local residents in the year 2000. It provides a safe haven for both people and wildlife close to the busy town centre. The Millennium Green is a quiet garden with a variety of trees and planting and a small solar powered fountain. It is a […]


Shield Bugs to Chain Mail – An introduction to armour

Cresswell Pele Tower Cresswell Pele Tower, Cresswell, Northumberland

Armour is used every day, but it's very different from ancient forms - OR IS IT? We look at what inspired protective clothing and how it's alive and kicking in the modern (and natural) world Using historic armour from the times of the Border Conflicts, we will show how nature has inspired designs aimed at […]


MAS: Historic Churches of Northumberland

St James Community Hall Wellway, Morpeth

Historic Churches of Northumberland: A talk by Glyn Trueman to the Morpeth Antiquarian Society