Christmas tree festival held

A CHRISTMAS tree festival takes place at Trinity Church in Harrogate next weekend.

It begins on Saturday, December 3 from 10am until 6pm when there will be musical entertainment, followed by mince pies and hot punch.

The festival also runs from noon until 4pm on Sunday, December 4. There is no admission charge, but donations are welcome for Harrogate Society for the Blind.

The 20 trees, decorated in a wide range of styles, have been provided by several churches, schools and charities, including Horticap and Henshaws.