Christmas is coming.

Towns and villages throughout Kirklees will hold Christmas community light switch-ons with fayres and carol singing planned too.

And here’s our round-up of what will be happening in towns and villages and when.

Batley

When: Saturday November 26.

What: There will be live music from 4.15pm at the Market Place, Batley with fun fair rides and a Santa’s grotto.

Brighouse

When: Saturday November 26

What: The Victorian Christmas Festival runs all weekend. Saturday includes entertainment including carols, a lantern parade and lights switch-on at 5pm.

Cleckheaton

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When: Saturday November 12

Where: Victorian-themed street entertainment, craft and gift stalls at Savoy Square during the day. The lights will be switched on at 5pm on Market Street.

Golcar

When: Friday, November 25.

Where: The big switch on is on Friday at 5.30pm around the village’s Christmas tree. There will be a Christmas fayre at the Scout centre. Over the weekend the Colne Valley Museum will host a Christmas Market and Stir Up Sunday, 12-4pm.

Heckmondwike

When: Saturday November 26.

Where: Heckmondwike’s switch on and Christmas fair will have stalls, music, a visit from Santa on at Westgate from 4-8pm. Lights are switched on at 6.30pm.

Honley

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When: Saturday November 19 from 3pm-7pm.

What: Fairground rides and live music in Honley Park, a parade from St Mary’s Church at 5.45pm, Santa will arrive at 6pm and the parade will proceed down Church Street, along Westgate and into Honley Park with the lights lit by Santa during the parade. Fireworks will finish the day’s entertainment at 7pm. There’s also a Christmas Market on Saturday, December 3.

Holmfirth

When: Saturday, November 26.

What: There will be a colourful lantern parade, festive food stalls as well as live singing and refreshments at the Parish Church’s Advent Fair. Holmfirth Arts Festival’s Fenella the Tiger will prowl through the town and switch on the Christmas tree lights to bring festivities to a close at 6pm.

Lindley

When: Tuesday December 6.

What: Lidget Street will be closed to traffic from 6-8pm with street performers, choirs and stalls.

Lindley Christmas shopping event, Lidget St, Lindley. Young dancers entertain the festive shoppers on Lidget Street.

Linthwaite

When: Saturday November 20, 1-5pm.

What: Linthwaite’s switch on includes crafts, stalls and music at Linthwaite Clough School followed by the lights being illuminated at 5pm.

Kirkheaton

When: Saturday and Sunday December 10-11.

What: The whole weekend will see a Christmas Tree festival at St John’s Church, with live music and refreshments and carols around the trees at 4.30pm on the Sunday.

Marsden

When: Saturday December 3.

What: Marsden’s much-loved annual family-friendly Christmas Lights Switch-on returns to the village on Saturday 3 December.

A full day of activities, performances, food and drink kicks off inside the Mechanics Hall, Peel Street at 12:45pm, building up to the big switch-on outside the Hall at 6pm.

Entertainment in the Hall includes performances from belly dancers, the Marsden Ukulele Band, plus choirs from the Marsden Infant and Junior schools. Santa Claus himself will be in residence in his Grotto at the Hall from 1:30 – 5pm.

Peel Street becomes the scene of a Christmas Carnival from 4:30 – 6pm, with Santa welcomed by the Thieving Magpie Morris dancers and the Marsden Old Boys and Unity Choir. A barbecue provided by the Railway pub and mulled wine from Alastair Hanson Musical Instruments will help to keep out the winter chill.

Organisers are keen to recruit extra volunteers, to help out with stewarding on the day. If you are interested in getting involved and can spare between one and four hours on the day, please email marsden.community.association@gmail.com.

Meltham

When: Saturday December 3.

What: There’s a Christmas fair at the Carlile Institute and a world record breaking firewalk attempt from 2pm. A carol service at St Bartholomew’s Church at 4pm and the lights switched on at 5.30pm, The following day there is a Christmas market at the Carlile Institute 12pm-4pm and Carols in the Park at 5pm.

Mirfield

When: Sunday November 27 12-7pm.

What: The Christmas lights switch on and ‘High Street Festival’ starts with a funfair at 12pm in the library car park, a craft fayre and Christmas sing-along from 4pm and the switch at 7pm.

Slaithwaite

When: Saturday November 26

What: During the day there will be various craft fayres, at the Waves Christmas Fayre 10-4pm; a winter market 11am-3pm at Shabang on New Street with live music, children’s crafts and stalls; and The Globe Arts Education centre will be running arts and crafts events at its new venue with Simply Solids at the former Wharefeside Inn.

If you know of Christmas light switch-ons in other towns and villages let us know by emailing editorial@examiner.co.uk