A Midsummer’s Evening 2017

Date: Thursday June 22nd from 5pm

Join us for one of the highlights of the year in Corbridge. A wonderful evening with something for everyone all around the village. Check out the photos from last year and make a date in your diary. This year promises to be bigger and better than ever!

The entire village – Market Place / Middle Street / Hill Street / Watling Street / Princes Street / Coigns Corner / Main Street / St Helen’s Street / Front Street – will be buzzing with something for everyone. Including our very special shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants. Be sure to take a walk around Corbridge to discover all the delights of the evening.

Music: Ragtime Rascals / Hexham Brass Band / Callum Harbottle / Corbridge Middle School / Amy Ridley / Hayley Watson / Komparrison / H2H.

Street Food: 72 Angels & Burgers: One of The Angel Inn of Corbridge’s new street food ventures / The Feathers: Pulled pork and sardines / Scream for Pizza / Le Petit Creperie / The Doughnut Guy / Brew Box Bar: Hand pulled and draught beers from Wylam Brewery, plus a fab selection of gin, including Hepple from Northumberland, along with wine and fizz.

Corbridge Shop Specials:

The Pond: Pop-up pond in the grounds of St Andrew’s Church with children’s pond yachts to buy, sail and race (From 3pm!) / Norma James: Summer sale preview / Vintage at the Tower: Punch and Judy vintage style! / Finale: Pimm’s O’Clock / Corbridge Larder: Live music Thursday (and Friday) evening serving tapas & drinks in their cafe plus samples in the deli…lovely local produce including cheese, bread, jam, chutney and wine / Massey’s: Midsummer afternoon tea / Skrumshus: Human Fruit Machine plus ice cream, candy floss and popcorn / Corbridge Garden Room: Pimm’s and lemonade, nibbles – cheese, biscuits, fruit plate – with offers running thoughout the day and evening / Forum Books: Printing press / Forum Books Kids: Observation bee hive with Broomley Bees / Delight & Wisdom: Arty fun / Corbridge Wines: Firebox beer and wine tasting / Il Piccolo: 10% discount to customers customers who download the app available on www.ilpiccolo.co.uk / The Duck House: Cocktail masterclass and gin tasting / Acanthus: Fizz / Corbridge Cookshop: Strawberries / Alex Clark: Fundraising stall ‘Dogs for Good’ and ‘Labrador Trust’ / Shorts: Fizz / RE: Late night shopping with fizz / Katie Kerr: Summer Sale launch with fizz.

Market Stalls:

Corbridge in Bloom / Charlotte Straker / Corbridge First School / Marie Curie / Forever Angels: Tanzania baby home charity / The Cherry Tree: Preserves, chutney / New Vintage Boutique: Clothing and accessories / Queen Bea: Vintage caravan, cakes, crafts / Barney’s Collars: Dog accessories / Sanity Beans: Coffee inspired gifts and beans / Oliver’s Workshop / Elizabeth Thompson – Florist / Lesley Johnson – Handmade gifts / Piccadilly Pooches – Doggie things / Lockets Closet: Fashionista clothing and accessories / Hadrian’s Game Larder: Game pies, sausages etc. Plus Market Place face painting with Rach Jardine and balloonist Lisa Smithson.

Cobridge Roman Town:

Meet the Assistant Curator with some replica Roman objects and find out all about Corbridge’s fascinating Roman Town English Heritage site.

Midsummer 2017 Poster