Live Events

Over the years, GMDT has developed a portfolio of events, largely built up and developed by the Trust's interest groups. This section previews and reports on GMDT- organised events, for a comprehensive listing of events in and around Morpeth, we recommend the More in Morpeth website.

The Disasters of Johnny Armstrong

17 March 2018

 7:30pm New Life Christian Centre, Dacre St

Northumberland Theatre Co in association with GMDT present: "The Disasters of Johnny Armstrong and Other Stories"

Tickets £9  Morpeth Tourist Information, GMDT and Frank Rescigno

A new Northern 'Canterbury Tales' for family audiences.

"The Disasters of Johnny Armstrong": one of Wilson’s fantastic Tales of the Borders is humorous, engaging storytelling theatre at its best, suitable for all ages to understand, enjoy and celebrate the culture, tradition and history of the Borders region - full of comedy and high drama as well as strong storytelling."

51st Annual Morpeth Northumbrian Gathering

06 April 2018

The annual celebration of Northumbrian music, song, dance, dialect, poetry, culture and humour - a three day event over the weekend after Easter 6th - 8th April 2018 

The theme for the 51st Gathering will be "back to our roots"

Watch this space for more information - including competition entries which open in January.



Heritage Open Days 2018

13 September 2018

The Morpeth Heritage Open Days programme 2018 runs from Thursday 13th to Sunday 16th September

We are always on the look out for new opportunities so if you have an event you could see working well in Morpeth or would like to work with our interest groups to develop new ideas please contact us by email or tel 01670 503866.

We also recommend "Inside Morpeth" magazine edited by Ian Leech email: for more in-depth reporting of local events.