Hemsworth’s Christmas lights turned on tonight

Hemsworth’s Christmas lights will be switched on during a fun and festive event tonight.

The main event will kick off on the Cross Hills precinct at 4pm with a Castle and Cathedral Radio road-show.

The lights will be turned on at 6pm.

The South Kirkby Singers will then perform at the Hemsworth Town Council Community Centre,Bullenshaw Road,from 7pm until 8.30pm.

There is also a Christmas market running all day.

Choirs from Kinsley J&I School, St Helen’s C of E School, Churches Together in Hemsworth, Hemsworth Arts and Community Academy,Grove Lea Primary, Sacred Heart Catholic School and West End Academy will also perform throughout the day from 10am until 3pm.

The event has been sponsored by Hemsworth Town Council with help from Iceland,Home Bargains and Wakefield Council.

For more information, call 01977617617.