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VIDEO: Let's get ready to rock!

Preparations are underway for the four-concert musical extravaganza later this week in the pastures by Alnwick Castle - join us for a look around...

The pastures by Alnwick castle will be reverberating with music this week as concerts by four musical giants are staged and we popped along today to see how the preparations are going.

Preparations underway in the pastures by Alnwick Castle. Pictures by Jane Coltman

Preparations underway in the pastures by Alnwick Castle. Pictures by Jane Coltman

Wednesday night sees Nile Rodgers and his band CHIC take to the stage.

Sir Tom Jones will be wowing the crowds on Friday and he will be supported by Into The Ark who appeared with him on TV show The Voice.

Madness are headlining at the historic venue on Saturday with chart-toppers Lightning Seeds appearing as the main support act and Indie pop and Radio 1 House Band The Tailormade opening the show.

Star of stage, film and TV Michael Ball will join join Il Divo, the world’s most successful classical crossover act, as special guest at the last concert on Sunday.

Preparations underway in the pastures by Alnwick Castle.

Preparations underway in the pastures by Alnwick Castle.

Tickets for all shows are on sale at www.ticketmaster.co.uk


Preparations underway in the pastures by Alnwick Castle.

Preparations underway in the pastures by Alnwick Castle.