Festive cheer will return to Baldock town centre this weekend, with a host of events taking place on Friday and Saturday.

Kicking off the festivities will be the annual Christmas Fayre Warm Up on Friday evening, which will welcome visitors to enjoy a drink under a big marquee in High Street. 

Starting at 5pm, there will be food stalls and a fun fair to enjoy, as well as live performances from Becky B, G La Roche's students and Balstock organiser G La Roche himself.

The following day, Saturday, December 2, will be the main event.

The bar, fun fair and stalls will be open from 11am in the town centre, with live performances taking place throughout the day from midday until 8.15pm. 

The big Christmas lights switch-on will take place at 6pm. 

Festivities each year are organised by the Baldock Events Forum, a voluntary organisation which also hosts with likes of the popular Big Lunch and Baldock Beast.