FESTIVE Ludgershall residents embraced the Christmas season when Santa paid a visit to the town.

At the Christmas Lights Switch On, held at the Memorial Hall on Saturday, December 1, visitors old and young celebrated the start of the Christmas season.

As well as Santa making an appearance at the event, those in attendance also enjoyed a raffle, food, a bar and tombola.

Councillor Catherine Allan, chair of events at Ludgershall Town Council said: “We had a great day at our Christmas lights switch on. I’d just like to say thank you to everyone who came along.”