PHOTOS: Lutterworth Christmas Lights Switch On

Busy scenes during the Lutterworth lights switch on and firework display.'PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER
Busy scenes during the Lutterworth lights switch on and firework display.'PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

Lutterworth lit up on Friday evening at the annual town Christmas lights switch on.

The event included Santa’s grotto, a fun fair, mulled wine, a hog roast and on-stage entertainment.

Free soup...Dawn Matthew, Katriona Harper, Graham Thomas and Dave Webster.'PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

Free soup...Dawn Matthew, Katriona Harper, Graham Thomas and Dave Webster.'PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

The switch on was followed by the traditional fireworks display, sponsored by Hill’s Alarm Services Ltd, while new for this year was a Christmas Market, with at least themed stalls, held in the old Co-op/Wood Burner Workshop car park on George Street.

See this Thursday’s Mail for more.

Monica Wormleighton, Alice Chambers and Megan Lord get a selfie with Olaf.'PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

Monica Wormleighton, Alice Chambers and Megan Lord get a selfie with Olaf.'PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

Best window display All Wrapped Up...Sue Leverton, Sylvia Hirons, Tony Hirons mayor and Carolyn Hill.'PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

Best window display All Wrapped Up...Sue Leverton, Sylvia Hirons, Tony Hirons mayor and Carolyn Hill.'PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

Amy Donovan and Molly Peden both 12 with Santa.'PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

Amy Donovan and Molly Peden both 12 with Santa.'PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

Fairground attraction...William Sirrell 5, Mollie Pont 7 and Evie Sirrell 2.'PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

Fairground attraction...William Sirrell 5, Mollie Pont 7 and Evie Sirrell 2.'PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

Youngsters enjoy the late night event in Lutterworth.'PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

Youngsters enjoy the late night event in Lutterworth.'PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

Bryn Wilkes and Matt Parry of Loughborough Campus Radio with Tony Hirons mayor and Sylvia Hirons during the Lutterworth lights switch on.'PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

Bryn Wilkes and Matt Parry of Loughborough Campus Radio with Tony Hirons mayor and Sylvia Hirons during the Lutterworth lights switch on.'PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

James Plimmer on stage in Lutterworth.'PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

James Plimmer on stage in Lutterworth.'PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

Blurred Vision on stage.'PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

Blurred Vision on stage.'PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

Fireworks during the Lutterworth lights switch on.'PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

Fireworks during the Lutterworth lights switch on.'PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER