The free event will take place 10am - 3pm on Saturday 26 April
at the Ashington Campus, on College Road.
The event will have something for everyone with fairground
rides, face painting, Bollywood and belly dancing workshops and
animal handling sessions with animals from the college's Kirkley
Hall Zoological Gardens attraction.
Visitors will be able to pick up a perfect gift from local
crafters and enjoy a range of refreshments from light bites and
snacks to ice cream and doughnuts.
Stuart Cutforth, Principal of Northumberland College said: "We
are looking forward to our community open day, there will be plenty
for all the family to see and do.
"We wanted to engage with the local community and provide a fun
family day out with an exciting atmosphere. We hope to see lots of
faces on campus that day."
In addition to the attractions, people can talk to tutors and
advisors about the range of courses and support available at all
college campuses and try their hand at practical courses with
exciting have-a-go workshops.
Have-a-go workshops include a pop up photo studio, hand
massages, floristry demos, fitness checks, baking master classes
and many more.
Courses are available for all ages whether they are interested
in learning something new, looking for a career change or a new
hobby, or wondering what to do when they leave school.
Visitors to the events can find out about courses available to
start now and also for September 2014.
Those that decide to apply to start in September 2014 will be
amongst the first to study in brand-new facilities, thanks to the
£9.5million campus upgrade.
The new facilities include a brand-new restaurant, hair and
beauty salon and engineering and construction workshops at
Ashington and an agriculture workshop and learning block at Kirkley
A separate careers events will be taking place at the Kirkley
Hall Campus 10am - 1pm on the same day, Saturday 26 April, for
people interested in working with animals or land-based courses
such as agriculture.
For further information about the open events, Apprenticeship
training and other learning opportunities offered by Northumberland
College call 01670 841 200, visit www.northumberland.ac.uk or email firstname.lastname@example.org