Your pictures of Sunderland Illuminations

It's one of the highlights in Sunderland's annual calendar.

And thousands of you have already enjoyed the spectacular lights at this year's Sunderland Illuminations.

Sunderland Illuminations by Sophie Hughes.

Sunderland Illuminations by Sophie Hughes.

Families have been flocking to the annual lights celebration since the start of October - and we've been loving your striking pictures from the event.

Thanks to Ian Maggiore, Andy Graham and Sophie Hughes for the pictures included in this slideshow.