Derby Christmas lights are going to be switched on this Saturday (November 17) at Market Place. 

The event will have a series of performances and parades starting from 3:30pm running up until the ‘Big switch on’ at 6pm.

These will feature a performance from Lawson’s front-man Andy Brown, Saxophonix and many more.

The parade will depart from ‘The Spot’ at 4:30pm in which Santa be travelling, along with ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ stars Dame Trot and Jill, as well as Miss Derbyshire, Loli Pain.

Capital Fm’s Capital Street Stars will be at the event to take photos of guests to post of their website.

Presentation and announcements will also be made for the Christmas shop window competition, Window Wonderland.