Queen’s Baton Relay: Council leader hails fantastic event

Tonight’s event to celebrate the Queen’s Baton Relay saw spectators enter the spectacular surrounds of Alnwick Castle just before 5pm.

Ticketholders could enjoy Commonwealth-themed food as well as a bar and there was music provided by the Sunshine Panners Steel Band.

In this video, one of the early arrivals, Northumberland County Council leader Grant Davey, shares his views on the event and the venue.

See next Thursday’s Gazette for a full report and pictures of the Queen’s Commonwealth Baton Relay in Alnwick.