Festive spirit alive in Halifax at Christmas lights switch-on

Christmas light switched on with fireworks in Halifax
Christmas light switched on with fireworks in Halifax

Fireworks lit up the sky above Halifax as crowds packed the town centre for the Christmas lights switch-on.

As well as a Christmas Market on Woolshops and free donkey rides on Cornmarket, there was live music and dance groups on stage.

Special guests included Danny & Rosie from Pulse 1’s breakfast show, the Mayor of Calderdale, April and Arthur from Emmerdale and local panto star Neil Hurst.