Kirkley Hall Open Day and Countryside Fair

Kirkley Hall Open Day and Countryside Fair  
Date Published: 07 May 2014

Northumberland College’s Kirkley Hall Campus is holding an open day and countryside fair later this month with a packed programme for the whole family.

The fair which is expected to attract thousands of people from all over the region takes place on Sunday 18 May, with a host of attractions to entertain all members of the family.

Students who study at the land-based campus will be showcasing the skills they have learnt on their courses, such as tree climbing, hanging basket demonstrations and dog grooming.

Visitors will have the opportunity to get involved with one of the many have-a-go activities which include dog agility, clay pigeon shooting and gardening quizzes.

There will be lots of stalls offering a varied range of handmade gifts, authentic crafts and tasty food from around the region. For the children there will be animal displays, face painting and fairground rides.

Members of the public will also be able to find out about the courses, training and Apprenticeships on offer at the Kirkley Hall Campus.

Gates will be open from 10am to 4pm. Entry costs £3 per person which includes entry to Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens, where members of the public can see over 130 species of animals from all over the world.

For more information about the Countryside Fair visit call 01670 841 235 or email For information on courses visit