These great pictures show the crowds that descended on Chesterfield town centre this weekend for the popular Christmas lights switch on.
Huge crowds flocked to Chesterfield town centre on Sunday, November 19 for the town’s annual Christmas lights switch on.
Some famous faces were in attendance as Chesterfield marked the start of the festive season – including the starts of the Aladdin Pantomime and Paddington™.
These 31 photos show live performances, beautiful lights and families having fun – can you spot yourself or anyone you know?
1. Christmas lights switch on
Chesterfield’s biggest festive event took place at the weekend. Photo: Brian Eyre
2. Large crowds
Chesterfield town centre was packed full of people for the Christmas event. Photo: Brian Eyre
3. Live music
Visitors were treated to live music performances across the town centre. Photo: Brian Eyre
4. Panto stars
Stars of the Aladdin Pantomime - including Anne Hegerty, Nigel Clarke and Tony Rudd - took to the stage to join the celebration and host a ticket giveaway. Photo: Brian Eyre