X Factor 2012: Finalist James Arthur & Nicole Scherzinger to perform at homecoming concert in Middlesbrough tomorrow!

James Arthur is going home!

The 23 year old last night secured himself a place in this weekend’s X Factor final and as a result he and his mentor are heading up north to perform together.

The singer / songwriter went head to head with Union J, Christopher Maloney and Jahmene Douglas on Saturday’s semi final and after Union J were eliminated he, Chris and Douglas were named this year’s finalists.

Tomorrow James is heading to Middlesbrough to meet and greet his local fans and thank them for all their support so far.

He and Nicole Scherzinger will be attending events at Centre Square and Middlesbrough Town Hall and fans have been advised that they will need a ticket if they hope to see the famous pair.

Police will be implementing a number of road closures in place from 4PM and those attending the event can avail of free parking at the Cleveland Centre as long as they arrive before this time.

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Arthur seems pretty excited by the news and tweeted this morning:

“I’m coming home Tuesday!!!!!! UTB!!!!”

The Cleveland Centre team revealed details on how fans can get their hands on tickets for the event, tweeting:

“Free Tickets for @JamesArthur23 homecoming from 12 noon today Middlesbrough town hall or TFM reception”

TFM Radio added:

“Tickets will be available from the Town Hall Box Office & TFM Radio Reception at 12pm today. 3 max per person. First come first serve basis”

“NOTE: The tickets are FREE but under 14’s must be accompanied by an adult.”

“Starts at 6pm outside the Town Hall (@TFMradio are hosting the warm up in Centre Square) before the event inside the Town Hall approx. 8pm”

Will you be at the gig? Are you backing James to win? Cast your vote and leave your comments below….

Also, check out all the details, spoilers and news on this year’s X Factor final here.

Lisa McGarry

Lisa has been watching reality TV for too long now. She won't do any housework unless 'Big Brother' announces it over the tannoy and everything she does has to be put to a public vote!