Blackpool Illuminations 2014

Thousands are expected to flock to Blackpool tonight for this year's switch on of the world famous illuminations.

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Stars come out for Blackpool's illuminations

Union J on stage at Blackpool Illuminations Credit: Dave Brown / ITV Granada

The stars have come out on stage for the famous Blackpool Illuminations big switch on.

Little Mix, Texas, Union J, Pixie Lott and Mat Cardle are just some of the acts appearing tonight at the Headland Arena.

Bolton Comedian Peter Kay has been given the honour of flicking the switch, to turn on the 5 miles of lights.

Pixie Lott on stage at Blackpool Illuminations 2014 Credit: Dave Brown /ITV Granada
Little Mix at the Headland Arena Credit: Sarah Rogers

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