Preston's Christmas lights switch-on: Alexander O’Neal gets our festive season going in style

A crowd estimated at more than 6,000 thronged Preston’s Flag Market area to signal the start of the Christmas season in dazzling style.

Monday, 25th November 2019, 5:00 pm
Preston Christmas Lights switch-on

Soul legend Alexander O’Neal was among the stars as a feast of entertainment heralded the big switch-on of the city’s festive lights.

Preston Christmas Lights switch-on
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