Harold Hill Christmas Lights 2019: Can you spot yourself in our gallery?
PUBLISHED: 12:00 03 December 2019 | UPDATED: 14:00 03 December 2019
Photography by Ken Mears
Families and friends danced in the street as Harold Hill turned on its Christmas lights with a festive switch-on event.
The Mayor of Havering, councillor Michael Deon Burton turned on the Christmas Lights with the help of Pippa's Army and Disney characters in the Hilldene Shopping Centre on Monday, December 2.
Visitors enjoyed performances from Mikee, The Starshine Dance School and the Five Star Boxing Club.
Children from Broadford Primary School in Faringdon Avenue and Mead Primary School in Amersham Road also kept guests entertained by singing some Christmas carols.
Councillor Jan Sargent told the Recorder: "Seeing all of those smiley faces made all of the hard work and effort worthwhile.
"I want to give a special mention to our sponsors Harold Wood Funeral Services, Harrison Wipes, Tops Barbers and Domino's Pizza.
"An extra special mention to everyone who came together to enable this event to take place.
"We have so many generous lovely people in our community. I feel very proud to be part of it."
On Friday, December 6 its Collier Row's turn to turn on the Christmas lights and the traditional Rainham Village Christmas Fayre returns on Saturday, December 7 from 10am.
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