Looking back at Christmas lights switch-on events in Northampton from the past...can you spot yourself?

Thousands flocked to see celebrities and panto stars do the honours

Friday, 27th November 2020, 12:18 pm
Updated Friday, 27th November 2020, 12:46 pm
The lights switch-on in 2018
The lights switch-on in 2018

This year's Christmas lights switch-on in Northampton was a very low-key affair for obvious reasons...so we've taken a look in a picture archive from events in the past 10 years. Thousands of people were in attendance...can you spot yourself in the crowd? And can you remember some of the celebrity stars of panto?

The crowds in Market Square in 2018
The panto stars at the lights switch-on in 2012

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Youngsters performing at the event in 2018
BBC Northampton's Bernie Keith in 2012
Some of the crowds in 2015
The Market Square was packed in 2015
Were you there in 2015?
Panto stars at the lights switch-on in 2013
Youngsters in the crowd in 2013
Joe Pasquale was the star of the panto in 2014 at Royal & Derngate
The "snow" fell during the 2018 lights switch-on
Panto star Linda Lusardi did the honours in 2013
One of the performances during the 2011 lights switch-on
More faces in the crowd in 2015
Former Northampton Saints player, Dylan Hartley, in 2013