Dewsbury Christmas Lights switch on - town to be lit up for festive season

Dewsbury will be lit up for Christmas on Saturday, November 21.
Dewsbury will be lit up for Christmas on Saturday, November 21.

The countdown to Christmas is underway and Dewsbury will be lit up for the festive season today.

There will be a full afternoon of fun in the town's Market Place from 4.15pm.

Radio presenter Jacqui Blay, of Pulse 1, will host the event which will also include live music, a funfair, fire display and a giant snow globe.

The lights will be switched on at 5.40pm.

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Mirfield’s lights switch-on will take place on Sunday November 29, as part of a Christmas festival organised by the town council and My Mirfield.

As well as the big switch-on itself, there will be a festive food and craft fair with more than 30 stalls, on-stage entertainment, a funfair and a visit from Santa.

The funfair will start at noon, the craft fair at 2pm and the lights will be switched on at 6.30pm.