PHOTOS: Portishead Christmas Lights 2019 switched on | Clevedon, Portishead and Nailsea news


PUBLISHED: 09:08 29 November 2018 | UPDATED: 09:08 29 November 2018

Matt and Rosemary Westley, owners of Morgan Westley in High Street, with MC Gemma Cooper, Santa and other guests at Portishead Christmas Lights switch-on.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Matt and Rosemary Westley, homeowners of Morgan Westley in High Street, with MC Gemma Cooper, Santa and different friends at Portishead Christmas Lights switch-on. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

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Hundreds of individuals flocked to Portishead High Street final night time (Monday) to see the city’s Christmas lights illuminated.

Portishead Christmas Lights switch-on.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONPortishead Christmas Lights switch-on. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

An enormous crowd loved the ceremony, which kicked off the festive season in type.

BBC presenter Jemma Cooper was the grasp of ceremonies, as Father Christmas arrived on a sleigh additionally carrying elf Morag Van Eker, carnival queen Lottie Maggs, carnival princess Elizabeth Logan and flower princess Charlotte Radakin.

The honour of switching the lights on was bestowed on Matt and Rosemary Westley – the favored homeowners of store Morgan Westley, who will retire in February.

The pair have been awarded a Dartington crystal bowl by Mr and Mrs Brian Newman – who have been on the Christmas lights committee within the 1960s – as a token for his or her efforts for city.

Santa collecting letters and greeting youngters at the Portishead Christmas Lights switch-on.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONSanta amassing letters and greeting youngters on the Portishead Christmas Lights switch-on. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

The show was backed by a £eight,500 grant from Portishead Town Council, and 1000’s extra have been donated by beneficiant companies.

Santa collecting letters and greeting youngters at the Portishead Christmas Lights switch-on.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONSanta amassing letters and greeting youngters on the Portishead Christmas Lights switch-on. Picture: MARK ATHERTON
Portishead Christmas Lights switch-on.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONPortishead Christmas Lights switch-on. Picture: MARK ATHERTON
Crowds enjoying the fireworks at the Portishead Christmas Lights switch-on.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONCrowds having fun with the fireworks on the Portishead Christmas Lights switch-on. Picture: MARK ATHERTON
Matt and Rosemary Westley, owners of Morgan Westley in High Street, with MC Gemma Cooper at Portishead Christmas Lights switch-on.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONMatt and Rosemary Westley, homeowners of Morgan Westley in High Street, with MC Gemma Cooper at Portishead Christmas Lights switch-on. Picture: MARK ATHERTON
MC Gemma Cooper at Portishead Christmas Lights switch-on.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONMC Gemma Cooper at Portishead Christmas Lights switch-on. Picture: MARK ATHERTON
Portishead Christmas Lights switch-on.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONPortishead Christmas Lights switch-on. Picture: MARK ATHERTON
Crowds at the Portishead Christmas Lights switch-on.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONCrowds on the Portishead Christmas Lights switch-on. Picture: MARK ATHERTON
Portishead royal family and Santa's elf helping to collect letters at the Portishead Christmas Lights switch-on.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONPortishead royal household and Santa’s elf serving to to gather letters on the Portishead Christmas Lights switch-on. Picture: MARK ATHERTON
Crowds at the Portishead Christmas Lights switch-on.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONCrowds on the Portishead Christmas Lights switch-on. Picture: MARK ATHERTON
Santa collecting letters and greeting youngters at the Portishead Christmas Lights switch-on.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONSanta amassing letters and greeting youngters on the Portishead Christmas Lights switch-on. Picture: MARK ATHERTON
Santa collecting letters and greeting youngters at the Portishead Christmas Lights switch-on.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONSanta amassing letters and greeting youngters on the Portishead Christmas Lights switch-on. Picture: MARK ATHERTON
Santa and helpers collecting letters and greeting youngters at the Portishead Christmas Lights switch-on.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONSanta and helpers amassing letters and greeting youngters on the Portishead Christmas Lights switch-on. Picture: MARK ATHERTON
Santa collecting letters and greeting youngters at the Portishead Christmas Lights switch-on.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONSanta amassing letters and greeting youngters on the Portishead Christmas Lights switch-on. Picture: MARK ATHERTON
Crowds at the Portishead Christmas Lights switch-on.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONCrowds on the Portishead Christmas Lights switch-on. Picture: MARK ATHERTON



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