The lights were switched on yesterday.

PICTURE SPECIAL: Dewsbury Christmas Lights Switch-On

The festive spirit officially arrived in Dewsbury yesterday with the switch-on of the town's Christmas lights.

Sunday, 5th December 2021, 5:30 pm
Updated Sunday, 5th December 2021, 5:34 pm

Entertainment included music from the traditional Yorkshire Imperial Brass Band and the Sully Khan Dohl Drummers, as well as performances from The Batley and Leeds-based Dazl Dance group and the Earlsheaton Starlites Majorettes.

The lights were turned on by winner of the Primary School Teacher of the Year Award, Peter Simons, from Thornhill Junior and Infant School.

Photos by Bruce Fitzgerald.

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