10/10/2018 09:43 BST | Updated 10/10/2018 09:43 BST

Festive Fever Hits: People Are Putting Their Christmas Trees Up Already

This is not a drill 🆘

It’s happening. The summer has been over for all of five seconds and it seems that many are already focusing their thoughts on the next big event: Christmas. 

On social media, the tweets are coming in thick and fast about whether it’s too early to put the tree up...

A poll (of 35 people, granted) showed the majority believed it was not too early to put up the tree - with 69% believing it’s perfectly fine, and 31% saying it’s not. 

Some people have taken things one step further and have actually erected theirs already. We’re not even midway through October yet. There are 76 days until Christmas.

Elsewhere reports are coming in of people listening to Christmas songs OF THEIR OWN ACCORD.

In Newcastle, the Christmas lights and festive shop displays have already hit in full force. It’s only a matter of time until the fever spreads...