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Aldeburgh: Comic Lenny Henry gets town into the Christmas spirit

09:59 26 November 2012

Lenny Henry turns on the Aldeburgh Christmas lights, helped by 7 year old Luke Cameron.

Lenny Henry turns on the Aldeburgh Christmas lights, helped by 7 year old Luke Cameron.


TV funnyman Lenny Henry helped bring the seasonal spirit to Aldeburgh by switching on the town’s Christmas lights.

The actor and comedian helped crowds defy the inclement weather by performing the honour as part of a festive celebration in the town.

The switch-on is just one of a host of early Christmas events taking place across the county this weekend.

- See Monday’s East Anglian Daily Times and Ipswich Star for full details and a host of pictures.

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