Switching on the Wigan Christmas lights are Wigan rugby legends Billy Boston and Mike Gregory, The Mayor and Mayoress Councillor Wilf and Mrs Agnes Brogan with Father Christmas in 2003.
Switching on the Wigan Christmas lights are Wigan rugby legends Billy Boston and Mike Gregory, The Mayor and Mayoress Councillor Wilf and Mrs Agnes Brogan with Father Christmas in 2003.

IN PICTURES: Wigan Christmas lights switch on events through the years

The Wigan town centre Christmas lights switch on is usually the first of many festive events of the town. This year, due to Covid-19 restrictions, the event will be held virtually with online entertainment before the big switch on in Ashton-in-Makerfield, Leigh and then Wigan.

Wednesday, 18th November 2020, 9:51 am
Updated Wednesday, 18th November 2020, 9:54 am

Here's a look back at the festive fun in Wigan - can you see yourself in the crowd?

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