STOURBRIDGE was full of festive cheer earlier today as crowds gathered to watch the town's Christmas lights switch on.

Market stalls and children's rides were set up on High Street and Market Street, as live music was played across the town.

Festive fun kicked off at 11am, with Rock Choir performing outside Boots in The Ryemarket.

Funtime Theatre also hosted free pantomime performances of Dick Whittington in the centre at 1.30pm and 3pm.

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The Grinch himself also visited the Ryemarket before helping to turn on the Christmas lights at 5pm.

Cock n Bull hosted a performance by singer Dan Roberts as they served mulled wine and other festive drinks.

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There was also an array of stalls featuring bespoke gifts and treats across the town.

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Fireworks were set off as the lights were turned on and families were singing and dancing to Christmas favourites.