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Christmas lights switch-ons

Thousands of people have turned out for events right across our region to celebrate the switching on of Christmas lights displays.

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Photo gallery: Lights turned on in Bradford

Thousands of people turned out last night in Bradford's Centenary Square for one of the most spectacular Christmas lights switch-ons in our region. A chandelier of illuminated bell-ringers, drummers and trapeze artists performed 100 metres above the crowds during a display of fire and music.

Crowds in Bradford's Centenary Square Credit: ITV Calendar
The chandelier of performers is hoisted into the air Credit: ITV Calendar
A flare marks the end of the performance by a group of French trapeze masters Credit: ITV Calendar
Fireworks wow the crowds in Bradford Credit: ITV Calendar

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