A number of voluntary groups are organising events to bring a little pre-Christmas excitement to children before the big day arrives.
Alnwick Round Table, Alnwick Lions, Coquetdale Round Table and Amble and Warkworth Rotary Club are among those organising Covid-secure events.
See when they might be passing your front door… but please remember to maintain social distancing.
All timings approximate.
Alnwick Round Table
Friday, December 11 – Coast (north)
4.30pm - Newstead
4.45pm - West Fleetham
5.00pm - Swinhoe
5.15pm - Beadnell
6.00pm - Seahouses (James Street area)
6.20pm - Seahouses (Old Seahouses)
6.35pm - Seahouses (Seafield Caravan Park)
7.00pm - Bamburgh
Saturday, December 12 – Alnwick
4.15pm – Taylor Drive and around
5.15pm – Weavers Way and around
6.15pm – Blakelaw Road and Hope House Lane
6.45pm – St James’ Estate
*Detailed route and timings still being planned
Sunday, December 13 – Coast (mid)
4.30pm - South Charlton
5.15pm - Rock
5.45pm - Rennington
6.30pm - Embleton
7.15pm - High & Low Newton By The Sea
Friday, December 18 – Alnmouth area
Timings and route details still to be announced but visits planned to Alnmouth, Lesbury, Hipsburn, Bilton and Longhoughton.
Saturday, December 19 – Alnwick
Timings and route details still to be announced.
Sunday, December 20 – Shilbottle area
Timings and route details still to be announced but visits planned to Shilbottle, Swarland and Felton
Alnwick LionsThursday, December 10 – Longhoughton, start 6pm.Friday, December 11 – Shilbottle, start 6pm.
Coquetdale Round Table
Sunday, December 20 - Longframlington, Rothbury and Thropton, setting off at 3.30pm.
Amble and Warkworth Rotary Club
Saturday, December 12
Acklington, Togston, North Broomhill, Red Row, Hadston North, Hadston South between 4.30pm and 6.30pm.
Monday, December 14
Amble south west, Amble north west, Amble central and Amble south east between 4.30pm and 6.30pm.Tuesday, December 15
Amble East and Warkworth between 4.30pm and 6.30pm.
There will be no knocking on doors or collecting in the normal way and Santa will remain in the towing car.Those who wish to donate can do so at Morrison's of Amble between December 19-23 between 3pm and 5pm.