Busy programme is planned for Amble Puffin Festival 2018

Tommy Noddy with Tribe Zuza, who will perform at this year's event.
Tommy Noddy with Tribe Zuza, who will perform at this year's event.

The programme of events for this year’s Amble Puffin Festival has been unveiled.

The festival, celebrating all things puffin, takes place from Saturday, May 26, to Bank Holiday Monday, May 28.

This will be followed by fringe events during the half-term week.

This year’s festival features stalls and live music, history and nature walks, children’s storytelling, puffin-themed crafts, walking football, beach art, paddleboard taster sessions, pop-up poetry and a dog show, among other things.

Other highlights include puffin cruises (weather permitting, booking essential on 01665 711975) and a photography competition.

Also, look out for Tommy Noddy, the giant puffin mascot, and see children’s puffin artwork displays in various shop windows.

The popular Colony Music Festival will be held on Saturday, July 7.

For more information and for the full programme, visit www.amblepuffinfest.co.uk