PORTISHEAD will be transformed into a festive wonderland tonight (Monday, November 27) with its Christmas lights switch-on.

The event, which starts at 6.15pm, will feature dazzling lights and fireworks.

The High Street will be closed from 5pm to all vehicles, a diversion will be in place.

Posting on Facebook, a spokesperson from Portishead Town Council said: "Today is Portishead Christmas Lights Switch On! We can't wait!

"Event start time - 6:15pm.

"Lights on and fireworks - 6:45pm.

"High Street closed to all vehicles and diversion in place from 5pm.

"If you would like to donate towards the Portishead Christmas Lights please use this link below - https://portisheadchristmaslights.co.uk/why-donate-to-us-%3F.

"We advise to leave your pet at home due to large crowds and the fireworks.

"The fireworks will be set off from 6:45pm.

"Any lost children, please go to Goodman & Lilley, the stage or any of our team in Orange HIVIZ jackets."