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It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas in Great Yarmouth

PUBLISHED: 19:34 29 November 2019 | UPDATED: 09:19 30 November 2019

Great Yarmouth Christmas Lights switch on 2019. PHOTO: GYBC/Gary Philo

Great Yarmouth Christmas Lights switch on 2019. PHOTO: GYBC/Gary Philo

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A dazzling display of Christmas lights wowed families and visitors to Great Yarmouth on Friday night, as the town kicked off their festive spirit.

Great Yarmouth Christmas Lights switch on 2019. PHOTO: GYBC/Gary PhiloGreat Yarmouth Christmas Lights switch on 2019. PHOTO: GYBC/Gary Philo

This year's switch on saw £5,000 spent on casting the seasonal glow over the town centre, while the Christmas Fayre and market showcased an array of stalls.

A rooftop firework extravagansa delighted the crowd gathered below after the countdown to the switch on saw the Christmas Tree and Market Gates lit up.

Town mayor Michael Jeal was also joined at the spectacle, hosted by Rob Chandler from The Beach radio, by Father Christmas, as well as stars from the town's Beauty and the Beast pantomime.

Mr Jeal said: "It has been absolutely fantastic, and the one in Gorleston was too. The town looks amazing. It is packed and everyone is enjoying themselves."

Great Yarmouth Christmas Lights switch on 2019. PHOTO: GYBC/Gary PhiloGreat Yarmouth Christmas Lights switch on 2019. PHOTO: GYBC/Gary Philo

The three-day Christmas Fayre and Market runs until Sunday, December 1.

Great Yarmouth Christmas Lights switch on 2019. PHOTO: GYBC/Gary PhiloGreat Yarmouth Christmas Lights switch on 2019. PHOTO: GYBC/Gary Philo

Great Yarmouth Christmas Lights switch on 2019. PHOTO: GYBC/Gary PhiloGreat Yarmouth Christmas Lights switch on 2019. PHOTO: GYBC/Gary Philo

Great Yarmouth Christmas Lights switch on 2019. PHOTO: GYBC/Gary PhiloGreat Yarmouth Christmas Lights switch on 2019. PHOTO: GYBC/Gary Philo

Great Yarmouth Christmas Lights switch on 2019. PHOTO: GYBC/Gary PhiloGreat Yarmouth Christmas Lights switch on 2019. PHOTO: GYBC/Gary Philo

Great Yarmouth Christmas Lights switch on 2019. PHOTO: GYBC/Gary PhiloGreat Yarmouth Christmas Lights switch on 2019. PHOTO: GYBC/Gary Philo

Great Yarmouth Christmas Lights switch on 2019. PHOTO: GYBC/Gary PhiloGreat Yarmouth Christmas Lights switch on 2019. PHOTO: GYBC/Gary Philo

Great Yarmouth Christmas Lights switch on 2019. PHOTO: GYBC/Gary PhiloGreat Yarmouth Christmas Lights switch on 2019. PHOTO: GYBC/Gary Philo

Great Yarmouth Christmas Lights switch on 2019. PHOTO: GYBC/Gary PhiloGreat Yarmouth Christmas Lights switch on 2019. PHOTO: GYBC/Gary Philo

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