Latest News


Popular Christmas Market Returns to Auckland Castle

9 November 2017

More than 40 artisan craftspeople and food producers from across the North East are preparing for the return of a popular Christmas Market.

The grounds of Auckland Castle will be the setting of a seasonal shopping fair from Friday November 17 to Sunday November 19, 2017.  

An array of inspiring and distinctive gifts and speciality foods will be on sale, from sweets and seasonal gingerbread to cheese, kitchenware and Christmas decorations.  

A festive Makers’ Market will also be taking place at No.42, where visitors can admire the craftsmanship of local artists, with a range of unique artwork on sale. 

Entry to the Markets at Auckland Castle and No.42 is free. The Christmas Market at Auckland Castle will be running from 1pm-7pm on Friday November 17 and 10am-4pm on Saturday November 18 and Sunday November 19.  

The Makers’ Market at No.42 will be open from 10am-7pm on Friday, 10am-5pm on Saturday and 10am-4pm on Sunday.

For more information click here

8 Nov 2018 National Gallery Masterpiece Tour

6 Nov 2018 West Mural Tower

22 Oct 2018 Auckland Tower Now Open

15 Oct 2018 The Big Draw

10 Oct 2018 Auckland Tower Launch

3 Oct 2018 New Trustee Announced

1 Oct 2018 Breaking Ground

18 Sep 2018 Taking Root

29 Aug 2018 Miner and Child

28 Aug 2018 Trail Race winners announced