Jarrow's Abi Garrido set to light up Newcastle

South Tyneside singing star Abi Garrido has been lined up to perform at Newcastle's Christmas lights switch on.

Tuesday, 15th November 2016, 4:00 pm
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 4:33 pm
Abi Garrido will be switching on the Christmas lights in Newcastle

The teenager from Jarrow who made it to the judge’s houses of the X Factor in 2014 will be joined by radio presenter’s Steve and Karen.

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The annual event will take place at Grey’s Monument on Thursday starting at 5.30pm with the actual switch-on happening at 6.30pm.

Abi said: “It’s always amazing to perform in your home city especially on such a special night. I love looking out into the crowd and seeing everyone enjoying themselves, singing along and being all Christmassy. “

For details visit www.newcastle.gov.uk.