Thousands of people filled the Market Square in St Neots on Sunday to watch the town’s annual Christmas lights switch-on.

Aerial shots of the firewroks at the St Neots Christmas lights switch-on 
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St Neots Town Council organised a packed stage schedule, which included several dance academies and headlining was singer Andrew Bourn.

There was a funfair and stalls on the Market Square during the event, which started at midday. The lights were switched on by Samson and Leo Ellison from the Strong for Samson charity, supported by the mayor, Councillor Barry Chapman.

The Christmas lights are switched on in St Neots. Picture: ARCHANTThe Christmas lights are switched on in St Neots. Picture: ARCHANT

He said: “It was brilliant to see so many families and friends enjoying the switch-on event. Thank you to all involved and especially the people of St Neots who came along and made it such a great evening.”

A fireworks display took place at the end of the event.

The Christmas lights are switched on in St Neots. Picture: ARCHANTThe Christmas lights are switched on in St Neots. Picture: ARCHANT

Aerial shots by Maciek Platek, to see more of his work, go to: www.maciekplatek.com and www.instagram.com/st.neots.

The Christmas lights are switched on in St Neots. Picture: ARCHANTThe Christmas lights are switched on in St Neots. Picture: ARCHANT

The Christmas lights are switched on in St Neots. Picture: ARCHANTThe Christmas lights are switched on in St Neots. Picture: ARCHANT