Saturday 25th June 7.30pm / Main House


Bradley Creswick

Leader Emeritus, Royal Northern Sinfonia with talented young musicians from Northumberland present The Lark Ascending by Ralph Vaughan Williams.

Nancy Kerr and James Fagan

have won no fewer than six Folk Awards from BBC Radio 2, with their finely-crafted and thought-provoking songs.

Degna Stone

a poet originally from the Midlands now based in the North East, reflects on how she fell in love with Northumberland Landscapes.

Paul Smith and Duncan Lloyd 

main songwriters for the Newcastle-based alternative rock band Maximo Park. The Mercury Prize-nominated band has released 7 studio albums including Nature Always Wins, number 2 in the UK album charts last year, performing a rare stripped-down set, especially for the festival.



Performance Dates and Times

Saturday 25th June 7.30pm

Standard: £18.00 | 18 and under: £12.00


Part of the ‘What A Wonderful World Festival’ & included with your Festival Pass.

Festival Pass: £40| Under 18’s: £20. To purchase a festival pass click here.



Your Visit

We look forward to your visit!

Parking is located to the rear of the Playhouse in the public car parks. Parking discs are required to be displayed until 6pm and are available from the Visitor Information Centre located within the Playhouse building. Please check individual car park signs for any time restrictions.

Grab a bite to eat at McKenna’s or why not relax and enjoy a drink in our Playhouse Bar? The bar serves an extensive range of drinks including draught and local bottled beers, wines, a specialist gin list and cocktails.

Measures we are taking in regard to arrival times for performances/film and the availability of refreshments will be communicated nearer to the time of your booking in a pre-show email.

For more information on what to expect during your visit, including how we are keeping COVID secure click here.