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.

Community Cinema "45 Years" (2015)

06 October 2017

6th Sept: ​45 Years (2015)

A married couple preparing to celebrate their wedding anniversary receives shattering news that promises to forever change the course of their lives.


Andrew Haigh


Andrew Haigh, David Constantine (short story "In Another Country")


Charlotte RamplingTom Courtenay, Geraldine James


The 2017 Community Cinema Programme

The programme continues usually on the 1st Friday of each month​

3rd November: "Everest" (2015)

1st December: "Inside Out" (2015)

Philadelphia (1993)

15 November 2017

6 for 6:30pm Morpeth Town Hall

Screening of the 1993 film "Philadelphia" by Eyes Open in association with GMDT Community Cinema to mark "HIV and World AIDS Awareness" week

Entry is free but please book tickets through Eventbrite - and the film will be followed by a question & answer session

"Tom Hanks, in his first Academy Award-winning performance, plays Andrew Beckett, a talented lawyer at a stodgy Philadelphia law firm. The homosexual Andrew has contracted AIDS but fears informing his firm about the disease. The firm's senior partner, Charles Wheeler (Jason Robards), assigns Andrew a case involving their most important client. Andrew begins diligently working on the case, but soon the lesions associated with AIDS are visible on his face."


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

06 September 2018

The Morpeth Heritage Open Days programme 2018 runs from Thursday 6th to Sunday 9th 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.