Events of the week

Switch-on of Alnwick Christmas Lights 2013
Switch-on of Alnwick Christmas Lights 2013

North Northumberland will start to look festive as the Christmas lights switch-on ceremonies begin.

These include Alnwick tomorrow night, with illuminations in the Market Place followed by an event in The Alnwick Garden, while Amble’s is on Sunday.

• T.Rex tribute band T.Rextasy will be performing at Alnwick Playhouse on Saturday from 8pm. Tickets are £19.50 premier, £18.50 standard and £17.50 conc. To book, call 01665 510785.

• HospiceCare North Northumberland holds its Joy of Christmas Fair, at Linden Hall, on Sunday from 10.30am to 4.30pm. Entry is £3.50, including a glass of mulled wine. U12s go free.