Choirs on song

TWO acclaimed local choirs will be heading to Northumberland tourist attractions this weekend.

Cappella Novocastriensis will perform a programme of motets for Ascensiontide and Pentecost at Brinkburn Priory, as well as two pieces in praise of St Cuthbert, on Saturday at 2pm.

And on Sunday, the Newcastle Bach Choir will travel to Belsay Hall to present music by Elgar, Bach and Handel at 2.30pm and 3.45pm.

Both concerts are free with the normal admission fee to the English Heritage attractions.