Countdown to Christmas begins with festivals

26/11/2011'Kings Langley lights switch on.'Santa arrives.
26/11/2011'Kings Langley lights switch on.'Santa arrives.

THE Christmas countdown kicked off in parts of Dacorum with the switching on of festive lights over the weekend.

More than 9,000 people were at Tring’s Christmas Festival on Friday and crowds flocked to Kings Langley for festive fun and a fireworks display on Saturday.

For the full report and lots more pictures from both events pick up a copy of this week’s Gazette, on sale now.