Musical treat to hit right note at Bamburgh Castle

Northumberland has been named as the seventh most picturesque county in England, according to a new poll.
Northumberland has been named as the seventh most picturesque county in England, according to a new poll.

A musical feast will be staged at an iconic county landmark this summer, in aid of a palliative care charity which supports people with life-limiting illnesses.

The B Festival is to take place at Bamburgh Castle on Friday, July 31, to raise money for HospiceCare North Northumberland.

The diverse event will feature a range of music, from classical and opera to folk, jazz and pop.

Concert-goers are invited to arrive from 6pm, with the music starting at 7pm.

Tickets are priced £15 a person and entry includes a glass of summer punch on arrival. U16s go free when accompanied by a paying adult.

For more details, call Julie Frost on 01665 606515.

• A grand dinner and auction to celebrate 20 years of HospiceCare is taking place at Eshott Hall on Friday, February 27.

For more details, visit www.hospicecare-nn.org.uk