HERE are 10 things to do this weekend, in and around Tynedale. Don’t let January blues get you down with fun-filled activities ranging from fishing to wassailing.

1. Fishing

Where? Kielder Water

When? Saturday, January 15

There’s over 2,000 acres of water to catch plenty of fresh trout. With 15 fully equipped motor boats, there’s no reason beginners and professionals can’t enjoy the water together. A single ticket is £25 for a day ticket, and a family ticket is £39.

2. Fabric Printing

Where? Allendale Forge Studios and Gallery

When? Saturday, January 15 at 1pm

Try something new or even fall in love with a new hobby this weekend. Learn how to design, transfer, carve and print your own pattern using Lino cutting techniques. Refreshments will be provided, so why not try something new with a friend?

3. Wassailing

Where? Dilston Physic Garden, Corbridge

When? Sunday, January 16 at 12pm

Wassail means 'be healthy', or 'be whole, hale, and hearty'. Wassailing the orchard trees is an ancient Druid custom to wake them from their winter sleep. Toast to good health and good harvest by sharing the wassail bowl, a communal bowl full of cider or ale, to share amongst each other.

4. Lindisfarne Priory

Where? Holy Island, Berwick-Upon-Tweed

When? Saturday, January 15 from 10am

After being closed for the winter season, Lindisfarne will reopen on Saturday, January 15. Adult tickets cost £8.70 and children's tickets cost £5.20. Remember to check tide times before visiting. Explore the wildlife and scenery on Holy Island and the interesting history in the museum, before relaxing in a cafe or pub on the mainland.

5. London Calling Act

Where? The Cluny, Newcastle

When? Saturday, January 15

Doors open at 7pm for The Clash tribute act, with supporting acts to be announced. Celebrating The Clash's 40th anniversary since the release of their 1980 album "Sandanista!", London Calling will play a selection of tracks from the album. They will then play the best of the rest, including "Rock the Casbah" and "I Fought The Law". Advance tickets cost £15.

6. Circus of Horrors: The Witch

Where? Tyne Theatre and Opera House

When? Saturday, January 15 at 8pm

Behold bizarre circus acts set to an original rock score and a story of witchcraft and dark magic. It's advised the show isn't suitable for children under 16 due to adult humour. Those under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets are priced at £18-£27 for adults, and concessions start at £19.

7. Jam Session Open Mic Night

Where? Little Buildings, Stepney Bank, Newcastle

When? Sunday, January 16

Hosted by The Rookery Sessions, the Jam Session will take place from 6pm until 9pm, before the live set begins at 9.30pm. Advance tickets are £5 or £7 on the door. The sessions will be taking place once a month in Ouseburn. Each event will be closed by a different performance.

8. A Night At The Opera

Where? Star and Shadow Cinema, Newcastle

When? Sunday, January 16 at 7.30pm

Celebrated comedy group The Marx Brothers bring chaos to the Opera. Chico, Grouch and Harpo perform some of their most famous sequences, including the contract scene and the stateroom scene. Doors open at 7pm, and tickets start at £7. Booking fee applies.

9. Sunday dinner at The Boathouse pub

Where? Station Road, Wylam

When? Sunday, January 16

Conclude the week with a delicious home-cooked Sunday dinner, sitting next to the cosy log fire. There's a wide selection of cask ales and craft lagers to choose from. One Facebook review said: "Great pub and excellent staff. Beer was brilliant as well."

10. Shopping in Corbridge

Where? Corbridge High Street

When? Saturday, January 15

Browse vintage clothes in Vintage At The Tower, find new homeware accessories or outdoor decorations at Corbridge Garden Room, treat someone special to a homemade gift from the Craft Works Gallery, or unearth an antique treasure from Corbridge Antique Centre.