DETAILS have been announced of festive light switch-ons which are set to take place across Hyndburn.

Proceedings will get underway with the Oswaldtwistle event in Jubilee Gardens at 6pm on Tuesday, November 28.

This will be followed by the Clayton-le-Moors Christmas celebration in Barnes Square from 6.30pm the following day.

Both events will feature appearances from Accrington Stanley players.

The Great Harwood switch-on will take place in Towngate Square on Friday, December 1, from 6.30pm and will feature an appearance from club mascot Winstanley.

A switch-on will also take place in Baxenden on the same day in Manchester Road from 6.30pm.

It was previously announced Accrington’s 'spectacular Christmas Countdown Event' would take place on Thursday, November 30.

Cllr Clare Cleary, cabinet member for town centres, said:"It’s set to be a fabulous event with a great programme of entertainment and a spectacular firework display and heralds the start of lots of festive events and community light switch ons during November and December for all the family to enjoy.”

For a full list of Christmas events see