Christmas in Aberdeen is a time for… schoolboy riots, murder and blood sacrifice.
There's no doubting Christmas is going to be different this year, but to make sure children can still experience the full magic of the holiday season, we want your help to create an interactive map showing the best lights displays across the north-east.
Festive projections are lighting up the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew. Lanterns and neon lights cascading down from trees are among the dazzling displays at the venue in London.
Aberdeen's iconic Marischal College has been transformed by a festive light display.
A man in North Yorkshire has provided some early festive cheer for his neighbours with an impressive Christmas lights display at his home.
People around the country have switched on their incredible Christmas light displays to bring some early festive cheer.
Christmas lights across the West End of London have lit up to mark the beginning of the festive season, with this year’s lights celebrating the nation’s coronavirus heroes.
The fireworks night and switch-on events normally attract thousands of people to the city, but due to the current restrictions on public gatherings and the uncertainty on when they will be lifted the council has taken the decision to revise these winter events.
Aberdeen's fireworks night is the latest winter event to be cancelled due to Covid-19.
A north-east Christmas event has been cancelled due to coronavirus.
A north-east group has expressed its disappointment after Christmas lights were damaged over the festive period.
Nursery children from Auchterellon have done the Christmas lights honours at a care home.
A group of residents who raised more than £65,000 through their Christmas lights display have been praised in parliament.
Windows, homes and even entire streets have been transformed into colourful festive scenes in time for Christmas.
Hundreds of people gathered in Aberdeen city centre last night for the Christmas lights switch-on parade.
Christmas came early to a city community as it celebrated its lights switch-on with an entire day of festive celebrations.
As the nights are drawing in colder and darker, festivities around Aberdeen are beginning to start.
Community appeals for spare Christmas tree lights after Gourdon harbour display is left in dark by bad weather
An Aberdeenshire community is appealing for spare Christmas tree lights after their festive display was damaged in bad weather.
A north-east street’s spectacular Christmas lights display has raised more than £2,000 for good causes in just two days.
A north-east home could give Las Vegas a run for its money thanks to its Christmas lights display – and all while raising funds for charity.
An Aberdeen church is set to hold its festive switch-on.
We’ve gone through our archives and dug out these images from Aberdeen’s Christmas Lights displays over the years. Do you recognise anyone in this gallery?
A leader of an Up Helly Aa Viking group has spoken of their excitement at being part of the festive celebrations in Aberdeen.
Festive cheer is in the air after thousands of residents turned out to celebrate a north-east town's Christmas lights switch-on.
An Aberdeen suburb’s residents are hoping that its first ever Christmas lights switch-on can become a major community event.
A north-east council has pledged to continue funding Christmas lights.
An Aberdeen man's festive fundraiser has brought in more than £10,000 with his final Christmas lights display – taking his total over the years to more than £137,000.
Thieves have dampened the festive cheer in a North-east town.
Footballing legend Denis Law said he was “amazed and overwhelmed” after thousands of people lined Union Street to help him celebrate his newly awarded Freedom of the City of Aberdeen.
Hundreds turned out to see Aberdeen’s Castlegate being transformed into a winter wonderland at the annual lighting of the city’s Christmas tree.