KSI, Ella Henderson, The Wombats, and Wes Nelson performed live at the event

IN PICTURES: The Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On 2021

The most famous event in Blackpool's annual calendar took place last night, as dancing queen Shirley Ballas flipped the switch on Blackpool Illuminations in front of a 1,500-strong live audience.

Saturday, 4th September 2021, 12:24 pm
Updated Saturday, 4th September 2021, 12:26 pm

Tens of thousands of people tuned in to watch the Switch On from the comfort of their own homes as the event, hosted by television and radio presenter Becca Dudley, was broadcast live online for all to enjoy. Here are some of the best pictures taken on the night.

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