Geordie stars light up The Pie Shop

North east magician Chris Cross and comedian Gavin Webster switched on the Christmas lights at The Pie Shop in North Shields.
North east magician Chris Cross and comedian Gavin Webster switched on the Christmas lights at The Pie Shop in North Shields.

Customers got a Christmas sur-pies when they went to tuck into their favourite Geordie snack.

For The Pie Shop in North Shields had invited well-known north east stand-up comedian Gavin Webster and award-winning magician Chris Cross to turn on its festive lights.

The switch-on event took place at the West Percy Street business on Friday, and included free mulled wine and gifts for sale, while Cross signed copies of his new book.