IN PICTURES: Switch-On spectacular

Some 14,000 people enjoyed Blackpool’s annual Switch-On spectacular.

Here are some of our pictures from the first night of the three-night event, when Hollywood film director Tim Burton threw the switch on Blackpool’s famous Lights.

Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On at Festival Headland, Blackpool Promenade.'Tim Burton flicks the switch for this years illuminations.'Pictured is the huge crowd'4th September 2015

Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On at Festival Headland, Blackpool Promenade.'Tim Burton flicks the switch for this years illuminations.'Pictured is the huge crowd'4th September 2015

Thornton-born Little Boots, The Vamps, Professor Green, Lawson and Toploader, James Edgar and Tiger Heart were among the performers.