The countdown to Christmas is officially underway in Jarrow

10 of the best pictures from the Jarrow Christmas lights switch-on

Festive fever landed in Jarrow with the annual Christmas lights switch-on.

Hundreds of people gathered outside of Jarrow’s Town Hall to take part in the festivities officially marking the start of Christmas in the town. Here's 10 great pictures from the event:

Just look at that face of wonder.

1. You're never too young to be out for the lights switch-on

Just look at that face of wonder.
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St Bedes RC Primary School choir provided some of the entertainment

2. Young voices warmed the air

St Bedes RC Primary School choir provided some of the entertainment
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He's keeping warm in festive fashion!

3. A brass quartet performed seasonal favourites to help people get in the mood

He's keeping warm in festive fashion!
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There are some impressive hats here - and look at those earmuffs!

4. Here they are again

There are some impressive hats here - and look at those earmuffs!
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