What a great night at the South Shields Christmas lights switch-on

10 great pictures from the Christmas lights switch-on in South Shields

Here's a slice of the magic from the Christmas lights switch-on in South Shields

You can read more about the event here and look through some pictures from the crowd here. Spot anyone you know?

The former X Factor duo performed an impressive hour-long set which really got the crowd going.

1. Jedward were the stars of the night

The former X Factor duo performed an impressive hour-long set which really got the crowd going.
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Never mind those people, look how cute I am!

2. Move over for the giant penguin

Never mind those people, look how cute I am!
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There's no show without Abi, who's become something of a switch-on tradition

3. Abi Garrido also brought her voice to the occasion

There's no show without Abi, who's become something of a switch-on tradition
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Half of Jedward during their crowd-pleasing performance

4. Are you ready for your close up?

Half of Jedward during their crowd-pleasing performance
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