Peppa is a pig hit at the Christmas lights switch on!

Peppa Pig and Skye Hume (10) switch on the Christmas lights.
Peppa Pig and Skye Hume (10) switch on the Christmas lights.

Christmas was officially kicked off in Glenrothes on Sunday with the annual turning on of the festive lights in the Kingdom Centre.

A large crowd of all ages crammed into the centre to watch the lights being were switched on by Glenrothes school girl Skye Hume.

Sofie Anderson (12) from Kennoway is pleased to meet Peppa Pig.

Sofie Anderson (12) from Kennoway is pleased to meet Peppa Pig.

Joining Skye was none other than Peppa Pig who wowed the crowds with a selection of stories and plenty of opportunities for the children to meet her, including two-year-old Sofie Anderson from Kennoway.

And a Christmas roadshow from Kingdom FM helped keep everyone entertained on the fun-filled day with a selection of much loved seasonal songs.

Robert Winter, centre manager, said the event had been a big hit.

“Peppa Pig was a huge success with children across many ages enjoying her visit,” he said.

Peppa Pig at the Kingdom Shopping Centre lights switch-on.

Peppa Pig at the Kingdom Shopping Centre lights switch-on.

“The lights switch on was hosted by Kingdom FM and I am delighted so many people were able to enjoy the day.”

Peppa Pig at the Kingdom Shopping Centre lights switch-on.

Peppa Pig at the Kingdom Shopping Centre lights switch-on.

Peppa Pig at the Kingdom Shopping Centre lights switch-on.

Peppa Pig at the Kingdom Shopping Centre lights switch-on.