September 28th, 2016

Hundreds join in the festivities

Updated: 5:11 pm, May 06, 2015

FESTIVE cheer arrived in Pershore as hundreds in the town celebrated the town’s Christmas lights switch-on event.

Father Christmas and his beloved reindeer were the special guests on Saturday (November 29) as a fun-filled day ended with the town being lit up in style followed by a stunning fireworks display.

To mark the festive season and to remember passed loved ones who were no longer there to celebrate, there was also a candle lit procession through the town and the lighting of the Tree of Light Christmas tree in the centre of Broad Street –

organised by Pershore Rotary Club.

At night the town’s renowned independent stores opened until late in the Pershore late night shopping event which this year coincided with the lights switch-on.

Hudson Butler, five, was excited to meet Santa. 4914004ABR5

Ryan Higgs (young volunteer) and Nick Dunne (senior youth worker) from Pershore Riverside Youth Centre got into the festive spirit. 4914004ABR7

Choir singers sang some Christmas carols throughout. 4914004ABR2

Charlie Leighfield, four, enjoyed seeing Santa’s Little Helper. 4914004ABR4

A brass band played Christmas classics. 4914004ABR6

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