It's time to turn on the lights.
On Wednesday 6th December and Friday 8th December, Barking Riverside is switching on the Christmas lights at both Station Square and Rivergate Square.
The festivities begin at Station Square with an energetic performance from Pullums Dance Academy, then the place lights up for a 4:30pm Christmas lights switch-on.
Two days later at Rivergate Square, pupils from George Carey School will be singing festive songs, before turning the lights on at 3pm.
Date: Wednesday 6th December
Location: Station Square (next to the Barking Riverside Overground Station)
Date: Friday 8th December
Location: Rivergate Square (next to the Rivergate Centre)
There is no need for tickets, just turn up on the day to enjoy.