All Day: The annual Beamish Ploughing Match at Beamish Open Air Museum, County Durham.
9am: The Bellingham Show in Bellingham near Hexham.
10.30am: Rennington Scarecrow Festival at Rennington, near Alnwick.
Noon: Newcastle Mela, the largest free Asian festival in the North-East, place at Exhibition Park, Newcastle.
8pm: The Northumbrian Proms at Wallington Courtyard, Wallington Hall, Northumberland.
Midnight: Perrier Comedy Award announced at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.