Northumberland Miners' Picnic

@ Woodhorn Museum

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10 June 2017

All day event

Celebrate…The Northumberland Miners’ Picnic 2017: a fun, family day out rooted in local heritage reimagined with a contemporary twist!

Enjoy… a fantastic programme of performers on the Bandstand Stage with LINDISFARNE opening the stage at 12noon and other acts to be announced soon.

Discover… some of the regions most talented food producers and arts and craft makers in the Picnic Market located in our historic Workshop Galleries.

Explore… Woodhorn Museum and the historic colliery site. Get creative at our pop-up art workshops and refuel at our café, food stalls and beer tent!

Remember… the people, places and industry that brought us the tradition of the Northumberland Miners’ Picnic. Attend The Miners’ Memorial Service and visit Jeremy Deller’s Battle of Orgreave exhibition in the main museum.

Programme:

10.00am – 5.00pm- Picnic Market, pop-up art workshops, street theatre and more

10.15am- Miners’ Memorial Service and Wreath Laying

12noon- LINDISFARNE

1.15pm- PITMAN Eliot Smith Dance Company

2pm- TBA

3pm- TBA

4pm- TBA

Admission free.

Details about Blue Badge Parking, Park & Ride and Ashington Shuttle Bus will be announced soon.  

Assistance dogs are welcome at Woodhorn, but family pets are not permitted within the fenced museum area. We advise that you leave pets at home.

This event is supported by Ashington Town Council, bait, and Northumberland County Council.

Venue
Woodhorn Museum
Queen Elizabeth II Country Park
Ashington
Northumberland
NE63 9YF

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