Christmas lights switch-on - in pictures

Music fans flocked to Victoria Square on Saturday for the annual Christmas lights switch-on extravaganza.

The crowd were treated to performances from the likes of Kingsland Road, Britain’s Got Talent finalists Richard and Adam Johnson, Irish singer-songwriter Jordan O’Keefe and leading British beatbox band Duke.

St Helens Christmas lights 2013.

St Helens Christmas lights 2013.

Here is a selection of photos taken on the night.