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Wednesday 26 November 2014

In Pictures: Belfast lights up for Christmas with the help of Peppa Pig

Arenacross Freestyle Motocross riders Dan Whitby, Samson Eaton and Arran Powley dropped in to the Belfast Odyssey Arena on Wednesday dressed as Santa and his two elves
Arenacross Freestyle Motocross riders Dan Whitby, Samson Eaton and Arran Powley dropped in to the Belfast Odyssey Arena on Wednesday dressed as Santa and his two elves
Arenacross Freestyle Motocross riders Dan Whitby, Samson Eaton and Arran Powley dropped in to the Belfast Odyssey Arena on Wednesday dressed as Santa and his two elves
Arenacross Freestyle Motocross riders Dan Whitby, Samson Eaton and Arran Powley dropped in to the Belfast Odyssey Arena on Wednesday dressed as Santa and his two elves
Arenacross Freestyle Motocross riders Dan Whitby, Samson Eaton and Arran Powley dropped in to the Belfast Odyssey Arena on Wednesday dressed as Santa and his two elves
Arenacross Freestyle Motocross riders Dan Whitby, Samson Eaton and Arran Powley dropped in to the Belfast Odyssey Arena on Wednesday dressed as Santa and his two elves
Arenacross Freestyle Motocross riders Dan Whitby, Samson Eaton and Arran Powley dropped in to the Belfast Odyssey Arena on Wednesday dressed as Santa and his two elves
FLASHBACK: The turning on of Belfast's Christmas lights last month
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 16th November 2013 Christmas Lights Switch-on 2013 at Belfast City Hall. Lord Mayor Mirtn î Muilleoir with Peppa Pig and her little brother George Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 16th November 2013 Christmas Lights Switch-on 2013 at Belfast City Hall. Lord Mayor Mirtn î Muilleoir with Peppa Pig and her little brother George Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 16th November 2013 Christmas Lights Switch-on 2013 at Belfast City Hall. Channel 5's Milkshake kids' TV presenters Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 16th November 2013 Christmas Lights Switch-on 2013 at Belfast City Hall. Local Belfast girl Kirstin Aston performs at the city Hall Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 16th November 2013 Christmas Lights Switch-on 2013 at Belfast City Hall. May McFettridge with Cinderella. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 16th November 2013 General view of the Christmas Market run by Belfast City Council located in the grounds of Belfast City Hall. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 16th November 2013 General view of the Christmas Market run by Belfast City Council located in the grounds of Belfast City Hall. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 16th November 2013 General view of the Christmas Market run by Belfast City Council located in the grounds of Belfast City Hall. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 16th November 2013 General view of the Christmas Market run by Belfast City Council located in the grounds of Belfast City Hall. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 16th November 2013 General view of the Christmas Market run by Belfast City Council located in the grounds of Belfast City Hall. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 16th November 2013 General view of the Christmas Market run by Belfast City Council located in the grounds of Belfast City Hall. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 16th November 2013 General view of the Christmas Market run by Belfast City Council located in the grounds of Belfast City Hall. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 16th November 2013 Christmas Lights Switch-on 2013 at Belfast City Hall. Members of the public watch the Christmas Tree switch on. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 16th November 2013 Christmas Lights Switch-on 2013 at Belfast City Hall. Jeff Anderson (star of ITVÕs Jesus Christ Superstar) performs Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Northern Ireland- 16th November 2013 Mandatory Credit - Picture - Matt Mackey/Presseye.com Belfast Christmas Market 16/11/13
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 16th November 2013 Christmas Lights Switch-on 2013 at Belfast City Hall. Members of the public watch the Christmas Tree switch on. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 16th November 2013 Christmas Lights Switch-on 2013 at Belfast City Hall. Jeff Anderson (star of ITVÕs Jesus Christ Superstar) performs Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 16th November 2013 Christmas Lights Switch-on 2013 at Belfast City Hall. Jeff Anderson (star of ITVÕs Jesus Christ Superstar) performs Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 16th November 2013 Christmas Lights Switch-on 2013 at Belfast City Hall. Channel 5's Milkshake kids' TV presenters Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 16th November 2013 Christmas Lights Switch-on 2013 at Belfast City Hall. Belfast Operatic Society perform. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Peppa Pig and a host of television stars have helped Belfast's Lord Mayor switch on the city's Christmas lights.

Thousands descended on City Hall on Saturday night to begin the countdown to the festive season.

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