CHIRSTMAS has well and truly arrived at Northgate United Reformed Church with the arrival of its Christmas tree festival.

It opened on Thursday and boasts a total of 18 dressed trees – eight of which have been decorated by local businesses.

The festival continues until Sunday and is open until 6pm this evening (Friday, December 13) on Saturday between 10am and 4pm and Sunday from noon to 4pm.

Admission is free and refreshments are available.