City centre heaving as 2018 Christmas lights are turned on

By Ollie Churm

Thousands of people gathered in Leicester city centre last Thursday(NOV22) to watch as the Christmas lights were turned on during a festive evening of performances and fun.

Many acts preformed including the 2013 X Factor winner Sam Bailey, who sang alongside her co-stars of De Montfort Hall’s Peter Pan.

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! – Part of the Christmas display’s in Leicester City Centre.

The lights were turned on by the Lord Mayor of Leicester, Councillor Ross Grant, with the help of ITV presenter Matt Teale and Santa Claus himself.

Many stalls were open selling festive treats and food such as German hot dogs, Indian tapas and plenty of beer to ensure everyone got into the Christmas spirit.

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