A FESTIVE extravaganza is being staged on Thursday (Dec 12) to launch Christmas late-night shopping in Keighley.

A host of free live entertainment is lined-up in the town centre, including LED dancers, a lost Arctic explorer, a Penny Farthing comedy act and skaters.

There will also be free hot chocolate and crepes, plus giveaways.

The event is being organised by Keighley Business Improvement District brand, Discover Keighley, and the Airedale Shopping Centre.

It will run from 3pm to 7.30pm, with the centre car park remaining open until 8pm.

Festive late-night shopping will also take place on Thursday, December 19.

And the Airedale Shopping Centre is offering free parking on the Thursdays ­– from 3pm – as well as every weekend this month, and on December 23, 24, 26 and 27.

For further information about Discover Keighley activities, visit discoverkeighley.co.uk. More details about Airedale Shopping Centre events can be found at airedaleshoppingcentre.co.uk.