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.

Litter Blitz #6

21 October 2018

Litter Blitz #6 - Final Litter Pick of 2018

Please note that due to adverse weather and ground conditions we had to postpone the final litter blitz of 2018. The poster details the arrangements for another litter blitz next Sunday, 21st October. The weather forecast is more favourable. Join us to improve a small corner of the town.

Do you have 1.5 hours to spare?

Meet at St James Car Park, off Wellway NE61 1BS at 2:15pm. You will be assigned a route and litter-picking equipment on arrival - but planning is easier if you let us know you are coming.

We are targeting Cottingwood woods, Whorral Bank and High Stobhill woods - so you can expect you will need to drive to your assigned route

Tea & Coffee after the event (4-5pm) in St James Community Centre to discuss plans for 2019

Contact Litter Blitz Coordinator David on 07850 743636 email 


The Post (2017)

02 November 2018

Morpeth Community Cinema - screening films on the first Friday of the month from September to June - Morpeth Town Hall 7pm

Tickets available for the month before screening from GMDT. Chantry TIC or the Town Hall - or on the door if not sold out

2018-19 Season

‚ÄčFriday 2nd November    The Post (2017)

Cert 12A      Running Time 1 hour 56 mins

Director: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks,

Screenplay: Liz Hannah, Josh Singer

Genres: Biography, Drama, History

This is a true story about challenges to the freedom of the press just before Watergate. “The Pentagon Papers” - top secret documents exposing the futility of American involvement in Vietnam from 1945 to 1967 - were leaked to the press in 1971. The film tells the story of The Washington Post’s decision to publish details in the face of legal action by the Government, and potentially serious consequences for the newspaper’s proposed stock market launch. Meryl Streep portrays the owner of The Post, Katherine Graham, who is close to the Washington elite and coming to grips with the role after her husband’s death. Tom Hanks plays the editor, Ben Bradlee, determined to publish after the New York Times is prevented from doing so by a Government injunction.






Friday 7th December     Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2018)

Madame Butterfly

10 November 2018

7pm Morpeth Town Hall

Live streaming of the Royal Opera production of Madam Butterfly

Ermonela Jaho, Marcelo Puente, Scott Hendricks and Elizabeth Deshong with the Royal Opera Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, conductor Antonio Pappano

Tickets £10 includes refreshments available from Morpeth Town Hall 01670-514314, Morpeth Tourist Information 01670-623454, GMDT 01670-503866 Frank 01670-510743.

Picnic in the Park 2019

14 July 2019

Free family fun at the annual Picnic in the Park


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.