Spring into music

Spring Concert, The Alnwick Playhouse Concert Band, Friday, April 8, at St John’s Church, Acklington, 7.30pm. Tickets, £6, available from Margaret Denholm on 01670 760220.

THE Alnwick Playhouse Concert Band, conducted by Ray Thompson, will present a spring concert to raise funds for St John’s Church, Acklington.

It marks the start of the band’s 2011 concert programme, which includes performances at Ellington First School, Lesbury Church, Warkworth Castle and Alnwick Playhouse.

A series of classical concerts are also being planned – in conjunction with Alnwick Playhouse – to be held in local churches in late spring/early summer.

For details of the band’s forthcoming concerts, visit www.alnwickplayhouseconcertband.org