Houghton Feast festival underway

Houghton Feast festival has been running since the 12th Century.
Houghton Feast festival has been running since the 12th Century. Credit: ITV news

A festival that has been running since the 12th century has returned to Houghton le Spring.

Houghton Feast is underway. The main event was held last night with a fireworks display, after the traditional ox roasting.

The festival runs until Sunday.

The traditional ox roasting is an important part of the festival.
The traditional ox roasting is an important part of the festival. Credit: ITV news

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