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Discover delights of Waldridge Fell on guided walk
A RAMBLE round one of the North-East’s largest lowland heath landscapes takes place on Thursday (March 14).
Volunteer countryside ranger Dara Dastur leads a seven-mile walk highlighting, The Delights of Waldridge Fell, a site of special scientific interest near Chester-le-Street, County Durham.
Walkers should meet in the first car park on the fell, on the left heading from Waldridge Village, behind St Barnabas Nursery, for a 10.30am start.
It is estimated the walk will take up to four-and-a-half hours to complete.
MUSICAL CELEBRATION: Chester le Street Amateur Operatic Society is presenting the classic musical Singin’ in the Rain to mark its 110th anniversary.
The show will be staged in November, but rehearsals begin on Monday (March 18) with a producer’s open night to outline the aims of the production. The society meets at Park View Community Theatre, off Roman Road and High Chare, Chester le Street, each Monday, from 7.30pm to 9.30pm.
Anyone interested in taking part in the show is welcome, with further information available via the website www.scenesofcaos.co.uk, or by ringing 07776-201252.
EASTER CRAFTS: An Easter Craft ‘A’ Noon takes place at Great Lumley Community Centre, on Front Street, Great Lumley, near Chester-le-Street, on Saturday (March 16), from 1pm to 4pm. It features a range of local craft stalls, selling Easter-related produce and gifts, a face painter, plus children’s activities. There will also be a raffle in aid of the still-birth and neonatal death charity, Sands.