Large numbers of people gathered in the rain around the Christmas tree outside Holy Cross Church Uckfield on Thursday evening.
This was to mark the occasion as the official switch on of the lights to the big tree took place to launch this year’s Festival of Christmas Trees and the 2018 exterior light display by Off the Wall Entertainment was revealed.
It’s was only half an hour but included Carols accompanied by Uckfield Concert Brass and Mulled Wine & Hot Chocolate was available .
The event was ended by inviting all children to sing around the Christmas Tree.
ALL IMAGES by Ron Hill (HillPhotographic)