WATCH: Musicians and fans gather in Rothbury for traditional music festival

A long-standing music festival in Northumberland is taking place this weekend as it celebrates its 40th anniversary.

Sunday, 17th July 2016, 8:55 am
Updated Sunday, 17th July 2016, 10:04 am
An informal music session in the Turk's Head. Picture by Jane Coltman

The 2016 edition of the Rothbury Traditional Music Festival started on Friday night and continues today.

Gazette photographer Jane Coltman was there yesterday to capture some of the action.

An informal music session in the Turk's Head. Picture by Jane Coltman
Ali Say was the winner of the open fiddle competition. Picture by Jane Coltman

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Rothbury Highland Pipe Band were joined by another band from Neilston in Scotland. Picture by Jane Coltman
An informal music session in the Turk's Head. Picture by Jane Coltman
Ali Say was the winner of the open fiddle competition. Picture by Jane Coltman
Rothbury Highland Pipe Band were joined by another band from Neilston in Scotland. Picture by Jane Coltman