The Old Bakehouse Millennium Green

Morpeth’s Secret Garden



April - Busy Bee Workshop

In April each year the Green is one of the venues for the Morpeth Gathering, a two-day celebration of traditional Northumbrian dance, music and fun and games.

There is story-telling in the Green and sometimes dancing and in the past the Trustees have run a bird and bat box making workshop for youngsters on the Saturday afternoon.

June - Garden Fete

Our main event of the year is the Garden Fete. This is open to the public and shows off the Green at its best in June. We run a very successful plant stall stocked by Trustees and Friends, a cake stall, a book/CD stall and a tombola. There are games and puzzles for children. Refreshments are laid on. The money raised helps to buy new plants for the Green.

August - Music in the Green

For the first time, in 2013, we held a successful new event Music in the Green. Several local singers and musicians entertained us with a mixture of traditional, pop and folk songs. Over a hundred people filled the Green. It is now firmly established as a biennial event.

Autumn- Poetry Reading

Morpeth Poetry Group began to use the Green for public readings in 2018.

December - Carols in the Green

Each year just before Christmas, children from St Robert’s First School come into the Green at dusk and sing carols and recite poems.


Saturday 24 June. Garden fete. 11am to 1pm. All the usual stalls, including plants, cakes, books and tombolas, children's games and refreshments. Free entry for all.

Saturday 15 July. Poetry event. From 2pm. Poetry readings in the Green by members of the Morpeth Poetry Group.