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Wallington, Morpeth – event to celebrate Sir Charles Philips Trevelyan

Wallington, Morpeth – event to celebrate Sir Charles Philips Trevelyan

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  September 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Come to what will possibly be one of the best house parties in Northumberland this autumn! Wallington will host Teacups, Zebras and Dancing Kaisers, an event which will reveal the story of Sir Charles Philips Trevelyan and his wife Molly, and their six children.

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North East England National Trust summer events

North East England National Trust summer events

Other posts by  |  Steve Smith on Google+ |  July 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

The National Trust launched its 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾ campaign in April and now staff and volunteers are showing what kinds of activities are taking place across North East of England.

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Play train arrives at Wallington, Northumberland

Play train arrives at Wallington, Northumberland

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  June 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Looking for a fun experience with younger kids. Then the play train at Wallington Morpeth should fit the bill. The new addition to the National Trust property gives youngsters a great big giant toy on which they can enjoy fantasy journeys and have great times.

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Open air theatre: Illyria Theatre does Shakespeare’s Henry V at Wallington

Open air theatre: Illyria Theatre does Shakespeare’s Henry V at Wallington

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  June 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

Are you a fan of open air theatre and Shakespeare? If so, then you will want to head to Wallington Morpeth near Cambo on Sunday for an outdoor performance of Henry V. This is one of Shakespeare’s most patriotic plays and a favourite of many. You will be entranced by Illyria Theatre’s stirring and amusing version […]

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Wallace and Gromit coming to Wallington

Wallace and Gromit coming to Wallington

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  May 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Britain’s beloved Wallace and Gromit characters will star in a brand new film, made especially for the Queen’s Jubilee. The mini-production will be shown around the UK this summer, including at National Trust property Wallington, Cambo, in Northumberland.

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Romans set to invade Wallington Morpeth

Romans set to invade Wallington Morpeth

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  April 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

After great success of the Roman invasion event at the National Trust’s Wallington last year, the event returns this year for the May Bank Holiday on May 6 and 7. There will be plenty of events in which kids can participate, walks and other activities.

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Wallington Morpeth – Mysterious paintings displayed together for the first time

Wallington Morpeth – Mysterious paintings displayed together for the first time

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  April 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Portraits of Susanna ‘Suky’ Trevelyan and Charlotte Walpole, the Countess of Dysart, are very similar, illustrating the woman in the same pose wearing white and gold satin dresses with cascading ringlets. No-one knows why they are so similar. They will be displayed together for the first time ever at National Trust property Wallington very soon.

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Wallington Morpeth The story that struck a chord

Wallington Morpeth The story that struck a chord

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  April 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

A new campaign launched by the National Trust campaign last week has struck a cord nationally, especially with the media. Find out why ’50 things to do before you are 11 and 3/4′ is so popular.

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National Trust encourages Northumberland kids to enjoy the outdoors

National Trust encourages Northumberland kids to enjoy the outdoors

Other posts by  |  Steve Smith on Google+ |  April 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

The National Trust has launched a 50 Things To Do Before You’re 11¾ campaign to help kids get away from the TV and computer and instead become more active. The campaign gives under-12s (and anyone young at heart) a fantastic list of some of the pure and simple pleasures of the outdoors. They include everything from running around in the rain and bug hunting, to setting up a snail race, damming a stream, flying a kite and making a mud pie. To boost the campaign the National Trust will open properties for free on April 21 and 22, including Wallington, Cragside, and Gibside.

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National Trust Wallington Morpeth calls for help with Jubilee bunting

National Trust Wallington Morpeth calls for help with Jubilee bunting

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  April 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Staff and volunteers at the National Trust’s Wallington have set their hearts on creating Britain’s longest line of bunting for their summer celebrations and they need your help to do it! The project is part of one of many events and activities saluting a remarkable year – with the Diamond Jubilee and Olympic Games taking place in coming months.

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National Trust has record-breaking year, including Wallington Morpeth, despite economy

National Trust has record-breaking year, including Wallington Morpeth, despite economy

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  April 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Against a backdrop of challenging economic times and a lack of consumer confidence, the National Trust in the North East of England has received record numbers of visitors, welcoming more than 900,000 people to their pay for entry places between March 2011 and February 2012, a 12% rise on the previous year’s figures.

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Under starters orders for Cragside 10K

Under starters orders for Cragside 10K

Other posts by  |  Steve Smith on Google+ |  April 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

The first Run Northumberland 10k race of the season gets under way at the National Trust’s Cragside estate at Rothbury on April 14.

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North East England What’s on during the Easter holidays

North East England What’s on during the Easter holidays

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  April 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Enjoy an overview of the many Easter events and activities across the North East of England and the Scottish Borders. There are many events taking place, including Easter Egg hunts, nature and wildlife events, walks, talks, and craft activities. Museums, parks, activity providers and National Trust and English Heritage properties have scheduled a broad range of activities. Here is our selection for you to choose from, listed in order of date.

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Wallington Morpeth runners made most of spring sunshine

Wallington Morpeth runners made most of spring sunshine

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  March 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Nearly 700 runners took to mid-Northumberland’s roads for the Wallington Morpeth Half Marathon – shattering organisers already high expectations for the picturesque race.

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Top North East athlete backs Run Northumberland

Top North East athlete backs Run Northumberland

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  March 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

A key running event in Northumberland has been given support by an Olympic hopeful who is set to run in London Olympics 2012. Stacey Smith is backing the Wallington Morpeth Half Marathon and Run Northumberland.

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North East England – Be inspired by the great outdoors this Mother’s Day

North East England – Be inspired by the great outdoors this Mother’s Day

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  March 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Spring is the perfect time of year to venture outdoors, so a Mother’s Day gift with an emphasis on exploring and seeing new places will be especially welcome. Of course, it doesn’t all have to be outdoors – there are plenty of indoor activities too. Whatever your preference, here is our selection of places to see and things to do this Mother’s Day, March 18.

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Residents invited to visit Northumberland

Residents invited to visit Northumberland

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  January 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Northumberland residents’ festival will take place on March 24 – 25, 2012. It will be titled Our People Our Places and will be the third such festival. The event allows people who live in Northumberland residents to experience for free or at a discount entry to many attractions across the county.

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