Anya and Olivia Carragher.
The hair, the clothes, the flashing bunny ears! 2009 was truly a different time.
Christine Wasti holds daughter Ayeesha on her shoulders for a better view of the lights. Here, Olivia Morris and Bradley Hutton enjoy one of the rides. Eliza and Oliver Robinson also went for a spin on one of the rides. Anya and Olivia Carragher enjoyed the festive atmosphere. These festive characters entertained the crowds. One elf appears to have been crafting balloon animals. Jesse Draper, 5, was all smiles as he met the man of the moment. Erika Bujanszki with Candy, dressed as Santa. Ruby Tucker, 2, Ellie Tucker, 5, and Roman Zaine, 2, enjoyed a festive ride. This group were celebrating as bubbles made for convincing fake snow. Steven Wells attended the switch-on with daughters Chloe, 2, and Hannah, 6. Chris Johnston and his son Lewis admire the Christmas lights. Roxanne Sidebottom hosted a stall in the city centre. Trader Henny also took part in the market.