VIDEO: Hundreds gather for Burnley Christmas Lights Switch-on - Part 1

Hundreds of fun-seekers descended on Burnley town centre for the biggest Burnley Christmas Lights Switch-on ever.

Wrapped up onlookers were treated to a feast of live music from the likes of Megan J. Ingham, Jonjo Kerr, Mr Zip and Giles Potter.

Burnley Christmas lights switch on 2013. X-Factor star, Giles Potter.

Burnley Christmas lights switch on 2013. X-Factor star, Giles Potter.

X Factor 2010 winner Matt Cardle was given the honour of turning on the lights.