HEXHAM'S annual celebration of folk music took place on Saturday.

Spectators were forced to brave the rain to enjoy the likes of coustic youth folk band based in Barnard Castle in Teesdale, the Cream Tees, regional dance troops the Stocksfield Stompers, and singer Andrew Adams.

The gathering, which is held in the grounds of Hexham Abbey, is presented by Queen’s Hall Arts and Folkworks.

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