A MONTH long line-up of festive music and entertainment has kicked off at Skipton’s Alexander’s.

Maria Watton Graham is due to make a welcome return to the bar and kitchen, at the top of Skipton High Street, on Friday, December 13, for the first of a series of performances.

Screen actress and mezzo soprano singer Maria starred in the movie Miss Conception alongside Heather Graham.

She also appeared on television in Britain’s Got the Pop Factor with comedian Peter Kay.

Maria has spent the last ten years performing to audiences worldwide on-board some of the world’s most prestigious cruise liners, including the QE2.

Her performances at Alexander’s are due to take place from Friday to Sunday throughout this month, including December 23 and on Christmas Eve, December 24.

Meanwhile, performing at Alexander’s New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner will be contemporary Manchester based band, The Cave which will be performing a popular rock and pop set throughout and after the evening’s eight course gourmet banquet.

To book, and to find out more, visit: alexanders-skipton.com