A village high street sparkled as traders competed to win an award for the best Christmas themed premises.

Crowds gathered to watch the festive lights bring turned on in Kings Langley at the weekend, which was marked by the Mayor of Dacorum, David Collins.

As well as music from the Kings Langley Community Choir, there was also an award for the best decorated business in the village.

The Atkins award for the Best Christmas Themed Premises Award went to Beau's Boutique in the high street.

Runners up were The Barbers Lounge, Home Chic Home, The Hospice of St Francis and Sweet as a button, who received £50 to donate to a charity of their choice.

The award was sponsored by Wilden Services Ltd and Mr Gary Lewis.