Warwick's Victorian Evening and Christmas lights switch-on in pictures

The festive season officially kicked off in Warwick last night (Thursday) with the annual Victorian Evening and Christmas lights switch-on.

The festive season kicked off in Warwick at the annual Victorian Evening and Christmas lights switch-on this week. Photo by Mike Baker
The festive season kicked off in Warwick at the annual Victorian Evening and Christmas lights switch-on this week. Photo by Mike Baker

The event saw a Victorian-themed Christmas market, rides, entertainment on the Touch FM stage and reindeer at the Lord Leycester Hospital.There were also craft fairs at the visitor information centre and in the Market Hall Museum. Last night also saw the launch of the Christmas Tree Festival in St Mary's Church will will be running until December 8.

The festive season kicked off in Warwick at the annual Victorian Evening and Christmas lights switch-on this week. Photo by Mike Bake
The Mayor of Warwick Cllr Neale Murphy and Father Christmas with two school children switching on the town's Christmas lights. Photo by Mike Baker
The moment the town's Christmas lights were switched on. Photo by Mike Baker

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Father Christmas and the Mayor of Warwick Cllr Neale Murphy preparing to switch on the lights. Photo by Mike Baker
There were a number of performances on the Touch FM stage throughout the night. Photo by Mike Baker
There were a number of performances on the Touch FM stage throughout the night. Photo by Mike Baker
There were a number of performances on the Touch FM stage throughout the night. Photo by Mike Baker

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There were a number of performances on the Touch FM stage throughout the night. Photo by Mike Baker
Warwick Victorian Evening 2019. Photo by Mike Baker
Victorian Evening 2019. Photo by Mike Baker
Victorian Evening 2019. Photo by Mike Baker

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Victorian Evening 2019. Photo by Mike Baker
Victorian Evening 2019. Photo by Mike Baker
A traditional carousel was also set up in the town centre for the Christmas celebrations. Photo by Mike Baker
A number of children's rides were also set up in the town centre. Photo by Mike Baker

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A number of children's rides were also set up in the town centre. Photo by Mike Baker
Victorian Evening 2019. Photo by Mike Baker
Victorian Evening 2019. Photo by Mike Baker
Victorian Evening 2019. Photo by Mike Baker

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Victorian Evening 2019. Photo by Mike Baker
Victorian Evening 2019. Photo by Mike Baker
Victorian Evening 2019. Photo by Mike Baker
Victorian Evening 2019. Photo by Mike Baker