It’s all ho-ho-ho-go for light switch-ons

Amble Christmas Lights parade 2012.
Amble Christmas Lights parade 2012.

Special events are being planned as part of the Christmas light switch-ons in Amble and Alnmouth.

A family fun afternoon is being held in Amble on Sunday, November 23, from 2pm on Queen Street. There will be plenty of activities, including a visit from Father Christmas.

There will also be a fun fair and stalls in the Town Square and a craft fair in St Cuthbert’s Hall. The parade and Christmas lights switch-on will take place later in the day.

This year there will be a circus theme to the events.

The procession will leave The Wellwood at 5pm and walk down Queen Street to the Town Square where there will be stalls and music.

For details, call Ann Burke on 077730 24528 or Julia Aston on 01665 712929.

A Christmas craft fair is being held in Alnmouth’s Hindmarsh Hall on Saturday, November 29, from 10am to 6pm, with a break for the lights switch-on at 5pm.

Entry is free and home-made refreshments will be on sale until 4pm. There will be a range of stalls and money raised from the fair will go towards hall improvements.

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