If you are staying at our bed and breakfast accommodation this Sunday then you may like to visit the Remembrance Sunday market taking place from 10am until 3pm at The Viking Shopping Centre, Bede Precinct, Jarrow, NE32 3LN.
Viking Stalls is held fortnightly and offers rides, face painting, live music, dancers and 50+ market stalls.
If you are staying at our bed and breakfast accommodation you can reach Jarrow by car in ten minutes or it’s five stops (ten minutes journey time) via Tyne & Wear Metro.
Belsay Hall Festive Gift Fair takes place this Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th November 2016 at Belsay Hall, Castle & Gardens, Belsay, Northumberland, NE20 0DX.
On offer is a great variety of specialist crafts and locally-made unique gifts. Children can meet a Victorian Father Christmas for £3.00 (includes a present) and everyone can try making Christmas decorations to take home in a crafty upcycling workshop.
The gift fair will run from 11am until 4pm each day. An Audience with Father Christmas takes place at 11am, 1pm and 3pm. Drop in upcycling make your own Christmas decorations workshops run from 10.30am until 12.30pm and again from 1.30pm until 3.30pm.
Choirs will be singing on both days, on Saturday 12th November 2016 it will be Felling Male Voice Choir at 11.30am and again at 1.30pm. On Sunday 13th Ayres and Gracenotes Choir will be performing from 11am until 1pm.
English Heritage members benefit from free entry to the festive gift fair. Adult admission costs £8.80. Admission for children age five to fifteen is £5.20. Concession admission is £7.90. A family admission ticket costs £22.80.
If you are looking for bed and breakfast accommodation for your visit to Northumberland our bed and breakfast availability is here: online booking.
The Word – National Centre for the Written Word is South Shields‘ newest building and it is set to open this Saturday 22nd October 2016 at 10am.
The Word can be found at 45 Market Place, South Shields, NE33 1JF. It is adjacent to St Hilda’s Church, Market Place, Harton Quays, ASDA and the South Shields Ferry Landing.
The Word is a new state-of-the-art cultural venue which includes a library, café, viewing terrace, local and family history centre, shop and visitor information centre.
The Word Library has over 70,000 books in stock. You don’t have to be a resident of South Tyneside to use the library – good news for our guests – you simply need to become a member of South Tyneside Libraries. Library opening hours will be Monday – Thursday 9am until 7pm; Friday 9am until 5pm; Saturday 10am until 4pm and Sunday 10am until 4pm.