Get yourself to Consett Middle Street Consett 6.30 tonight for the lights switch on, and then again for tomorrow’s fun and games at the Christmas Market.
The Christmas tree and lights switch on comes with entertainment, hot refreshments, music from Salvation Army Band and carol singing led by Consett Citizens Choir. Characters from the CBS Musical and Stage Society will be attending to officially switch on the Christmas lights.
Saturday is the day of the Christmas market (10am until 2pm), complete with the regular market, speciality produce stalls, free craft workshops, Ebchester Spirit Drummers, Consett Junior Brass band, refreshments, free Santa’s Grotto (in the Derwent Centre) and free dog micro chipping .
This all comes to you through the Derwent Valley Partnership (AAP) working with Groundwork North East and the county council.