Slideshow: Ballymena’s Christmas switch-on

The festive spirit is well and truly here as Ballymena’s Christmas lights were switched on to mark the beginning of the holiday season.

Castle Towers pupil Lauren Glendinning joined Mayor of Ballymena, Councillor Audrey Wales to push the button to turn on the town’s Christmas Lights.

A packed town hall for the Ballymena Christmas lights switch on. INBT47-208AC

A packed town hall for the Ballymena Christmas lights switch on. INBT47-208AC

Despite the poor weather, many families made the journey to the Braid and met many of the Christmas characters.