Huge tree was the star at Peterborough Christmas lights switch on

Peterborough One Retail Park Lights Switch-On Spectacular  . Pic by Terry Harris EMN-171126-165102009
Peterborough One Retail Park Lights Switch-On Spectacular . Pic by Terry Harris EMN-171126-165102009

A 50ft tall Christmas tree was the star of the show as festive lights were switched in Peterborough.

The switch on at the Peterborough One Retail Park - formally known as the Peterborough Garden Park - took place at the weekend, with scores of families turning up to start their Christmas celebrations.

Christmas lights switch-on at Peterborough One, Eye. Visitors using the ice rink EMN-171125-213624009

Christmas lights switch-on at Peterborough One, Eye. Visitors using the ice rink EMN-171125-213624009

There was music and dance from Saldance and the Divine Dance Company, along with arts and crafts.

Families were also able to get their skates on and have a go on the outdoor ice rink, which has been set up over the festive period.

Christmas lights switch-on at Peterborough One, Eye

Christmas lights switch-on at Peterborough One, Eye

Christmas lights switch-on at Peterborough One, Eye

Christmas lights switch-on at Peterborough One, Eye

Christmas lights switch-on at Peterborough One, Eye

Christmas lights switch-on at Peterborough One, Eye

Christmas lights switch-on at Peterborough One, Eye

Christmas lights switch-on at Peterborough One, Eye

Christmas lights switch-on at Peterborough One, Eye

Christmas lights switch-on at Peterborough One, Eye

Christmas lights switch-on at Peterborough One, Eye

Christmas lights switch-on at Peterborough One, Eye

Christmas lights switch-on at Peterborough One, Eye

Christmas lights switch-on at Peterborough One, Eye