In pictures: Burnley Christmas lights switch on
Thousands braved the cold weather for the annual Christmas lights switch on ceremony on Sunday.
Talented youngsters from Burnley Youth Theatre entertained the crowds with a performance of festive songs, accompanied by brass bands and steel pan band.
New for 2017 was a light and lantern parade through the town on Saturday and a two day ice sculpture trail, based on the Little Nutcracker theme,
A couple of guest appearances by the magical Snow Lion left children and adults enchanted and full of festive goodwill.
Photos: Andy Ford.