It was the start of Christmas 2017 for Twickenham and Richmond! - the Christmas lights switch on took place over the weekend of 24th November.
The Twickenham Christmas lights switch on was compared by Nicky Patrick from Radio Jackie. A host of local choirs and the Royal Military School of Music band performed, followed by Sir Vince Cable officially switching on the lights.
In Richmond the Christmas lights switch on was hosted by Shelle Luscombe, with performances from the Marsgate Primary School Choir & St Richards Church of England Primary School Choir.
TV and Theatre star Christopher Biggins - alias Widow Twanky of this years Aladdin, officially switched on the Richmond lights.
Britannia Row supported both the events by supplying the audio equipment and sound technicians.