SLIDESHOW: Hucknall Christmas Lights

Crowds of people turned out to help mark the festive season when Hucknall’s Christmas lights were switched on.

Families turned out in force for the carnival, which was the 20th to be held in the town to mark the countdown to Yuletide.

Hucknall Christmas lights switch-on.   'Connor Bower and best pal Jada Housechild don their Santa hats for the Christmas lights festival held in Hucknall town centre on Wednesday.

Hucknall Christmas lights switch-on. 'Connor Bower and best pal Jada Housechild don their Santa hats for the Christmas lights festival held in Hucknall town centre on Wednesday.

Ashfield District Council’s chairman, Coun Liz Mays, performed the lighting-up of the large civic tree and Hucknall rector Canon Kathryn Herrod gave a Christmas message.

Hucknall Chamber of Trade organised the festival for the first five years but since then it has been run by Hucknall Rotary Club.

Here’s a round of the festivities in photos.

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