Ten great pictures from Wellingborough's Christmas lights switch-on

A crowd of several hundred gathered on Wellingborough's Market Street on Saturday to see the town's Christmas lights be switched on by two lucky competition winners, alongside mayor Cllr Malcolm Ward and X Factor finalist Christopher Maloney, who plays Prince Charming in Cinderella at Castle Theatre.

Monday, 26th November 2018, 10:32 am
Updated Tuesday, 8th January 2019, 4:03 pm
Mia and Bella Pettit switch on the lights (Picture: Alison Bagley)

After performances from Wellingborough groups, the lights were turned on by three-year-old Mia Pettit and her sister Bella, 4, who won this year's competition to press the big red button on stage next to Father Christmas. The switch-on was then followed by a fireworks display.

Mia and Bella Pettit won the competition to switch on the lights (Picture: Alison Bagley)
Community groups from Wellingborough performed on the night (Picture: www.beckphotographic.com)

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Can you spot yourself in the crowd? (Picture: Alison Bagley)
X Factor finalist Christopher Maloney entertains the crowd (Picture: Alison Bagley)
Father Christmas and his sleigh were in town for the evening (Picture: www.beckphotographic.com)
(Picture: Alison Bagley)
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Do you recognise anyone? (Picture: Alison Bagley)
The night ends with a fireworks display (Picture: Alison Bagley)