THE Northern Military Music Group will host the band of the Royal Air Force Regiment, at the Forum, in Northallerton, North Yorkshire, on Saturday, April 6. It is a return to the band’s roots, as it was once based at Catterick Garrison. The concert starts at 7.30pm. Tickets cost £12, £10 concessions and are available from the Forum and Greensleeves music shop, in Central Arcade, Northallerton.

MUSIC HOPE: Budding singer Oliver Patterson, from Darlington, has made it through to the area finals of the Teen Star singing competition. The 17-year-old had a successful audition at the Tyne Theatre, in Newcastle, at the weekend, and will compete at the area final at the same venue next month. The overall national winner, to be decided at the O2, in London, later this year, will receive prize money of £20,000.