Picture Gallery: Christmas street parties across Midhurst and Petworth

THE Midhurst and Petworth area was buzzing with festive activities over the weekend.

In Midhurst on Friday evening (December 5), it was the annual street party. Hundreds turned out in force to see street entertainers and have a go on the free rides.

Esme Richards and Eddie Richards with their parents at the Petworth Christmas lights switch-on PICTURES BY JOANNA CLEEVE PHOTOGRAPHY SUS-140812-130404001

Esme Richards and Eddie Richards with their parents at the Petworth Christmas lights switch-on PICTURES BY JOANNA CLEEVE PHOTOGRAPHY SUS-140812-130404001

Saturday was the Christmas lights switch-on in Petworth, with the whole community filling the town centre to see the show-stopping event, which also included a live nativity and window displays, a lantern procession and a host of other acts.

See all the pictures in this week’s Observer (December 11).