THE date of this year's Christmas Light switch-on event at King Square, Barry has been set for Saturday, November 28.

At around 5pm the lights will be switched on with bands, choirs and children's entertainment to get visitors in the festive spirit.

There will also be a Christmas market, which will feature around 20 stalls from various traders such as jewellery makers, sweet vendors and other Christmas gift ideas.

Topping the event off will be a visit from Santa and his sleigh.