Well-known stage and television actress Patricia Routledge makes a welcome return to Chester next week.

She will be appearing with Chester Music Society Choir in their annual concerts of carols and Christmas music in the cathedral on Wednesday and Thursday, December 16 and 17.

All the family will be welcome to take part in audience carols and hear Patricia’s readings to accompany the choir and Chester Philharmonic Orchestra.

The performances begin at 7.30pm and tickets at £16 and £8 (free to under-16s) are available from the cathedral ticket office, by telephone (0244 500959) or via the cathedral web site: www.chestercathedral.com.