In Photos: Preston’s Christmas Lights Switch On

Posted on - 21st November, 2011 - 11:55am | Author - | Posted in - Photos, What's On in Preston

Thousands of people turned out on Saturday night for Preston’s Christmas Lights Switch On at the Flag Market.


Celebrities in attendance were Beverley Knight, X Factor’s Jonjo Kerr and Coronation Street’s Helen Flanagan and Ryan Thomas. The huge crowd (the LEP say 11,000) lined the streets from Friargate to Fishergate.

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The crowd were entertained by a variety of musical acts from 3:30 onwards before the seeing Beverley Knight flick the switch just before 7 o’clock.

I’ve also put together a slideshow of photos from the event which you can take a look at below. I also posted some video footage of the flag market lighting up yesterday.


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