Christmas lights switch on with surprise guests
The Christmas lights switch on at Ashton Sixth Form College is always an event not to be missed.
Led by the College Chaplain, Rev Canon Jean Hurlston, the college community gathers in the courtyard around the tree.
This year, the carol singing was led by Music Production student Fin allowing the students and staff at the college to join in the festive spirit.
Georgina the Donkey, made a special guest appearance alongside Mary, Joseph, the Angel and of course, Santa himself.
Following the carol singing, a countdown from 10 is heard following by the lighting of the college Christmas Tree, artfully decorated by the Estates Team.
Mince pies and hot vimto are then available in Costa for students to continue the celebrations.