Acclaimed choir

AN acclaimed North East choir will be performing in Morpeth in aid of church funds.

Backworth Male Voice Choir will stage a concert at Morpeth Methodist Church, along with a guest soloist.

The group, which was founded in 1951, has appeared at a number of high-profile venues, including The Sage, Cardiff Arms Park, Newcastle Arena and the Barbican in York.

The Morpeth concert will take place on Saturday, from 7pm.

Tickets cost £7, or free for under 16s, and include light refreshments. They are available from the church office via Howard Terrace on 01670 511078.