Northumberland Miners' Picnic
@ Woodhorn MuseumBook Now
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.
10.00am – 5.00pm- Picnic Market, pop-up art workshops, street theatre and more
10.15am- Miners’ Memorial Service and Wreath Laying
1.15pm- PITMAN Eliot Smith Dance Company
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.
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