Christmas will come early to Elderslie as the village's festive lights are switched on later this month.

The celebration, which will feature a Santa's grotto, face painting and soft play, takes place at the Elderslie Village Hall, in Stoddard Square, on Saturday, November 25.

An organiser for the event said: "Rays of Hope choir will singing some Christmas songs and we will be doing mince pies and mulled wine. 

"We will be fundraising via raffle for planting in Queens Road and Lomond Gardens park."

The free event will begin at 3pm, with the switch-on ceremony to be staged at 6.30pm.