HERE are 10 ideas for things to do this weekend.

1 Wild Women - Feel Good Festival

When? Saturday, July 9

Where? Stocksfield

Choose from a range of feel-good activities to take part in, which focus on adventure, dance and creativity among others. Along with great food and great music, workshops include archery, golf, shakti dance, and yoga.

2 Mouth of the Tyne Festival - Sophie Ellis-Bextor

When? Sunday, July 10

Where? Tynemouth

See a wide lineup range, from Sophie Ellis-Bextor, to Keane and Newton Faulkner across the three-day festival. 

3 Brunch in the Park

When? Saturday, July 9

Where? Life Science Centre

Enjoy Bottomless Brunch in Central Park, along with some street food and resident DJ's to get you dancing. 

4 Queen's Hall is Curious

When? Friday, July 8 

Where? Queen's Hall

Curious Arts bring their annual Curious Cabaret to Queen's Hall for the first time as part of the Curious Festival 2022. Celebrate LGBTQIA+ culture with a one-person cabaret troupe and a comedy-cabaret performer, and more acts to be announced.

5 Hexham Farmers Market

When? Saturday, July 9

Where? Hexham Market Place

Browse the fresh, local delicacies on offer, brought to you by farmers from across Northumberland. Find fresh fruit and vegetables, meats, and pastries to try.

6 Hexham Bandstand Sessions

When? Sunday, July 10

Where? Hexham

Everyone is invited to bring a chair and a picnic, and enjoy music-filled Sundays in the summer sunshine.

7 Noxwode Baroque 

When? Saturday, July 9

Where? Humshaugh Village Hall

Local cellist Miriam Nohl and Chamber Ensemble Noxwode Baroque will give an evening recital. The group will perform Baroque music, from the year 1600 until 1750, on instruments from the time.

8 Elvis

When? Saturday, July 9

Where? The Forum Cinema

Starring Austin Butler and Tom Hanks, Elvis brings the life and career of the legendary singer and actor to the silver screen. Watch his early childhood days before he transforms into the iconic rock and roll star.

9 Cragside 

When? Sunday July 10

Where? Rothbury

Stroll through outdoor spaces including the Rock Garden, Formal Garden, and the Pinetum, a collection of non-native trees echoing a North American forest landscape.

10 Northumberland Country Zoo

When? Saturday, July 9 

Where? Felton

Visit the new Parrot House and see everything else from lynxes to snow leopards.