One Direction Fans Speak To Capital FM Before Jingle Bell Ball 2011 Performance

4 December 2011, 13:12 | Updated: 4 December 2011, 13:14 catches up with 1D's followers before their O2 Arena performance.

Fans of One Direction have begun to arrive at the O2 Arena ahead of the band's performance at Capital FM's Jingle Bell Ball in London.

The band will take to the stage at the O2 Arena along with Jessie J, Ed Sheeran, Wretch 32, The Saturdays, JLS and Emeli Sande.

Speaking to before thousands of other fans arrive at the venue, One Direction's fans said they couldn't wait to see the former The X Factor group live.

Beth from Aldershot said she was looking forward to One Direction because "they're gorgeous", adding: "Niall's my favourite member."

Another family from Bury St Edmunds have also come to see Harry, Niall, Liam, Louis and Zayn,

"We've seen them on The X Factor tour. We've met them twice and they're really lovely," they said. "We're here for the Jingle Bell Ball and going three times to their tour."

Brooke from Basildon was also looking forward to One Direction but had mainly come to see JLS.

"They're so down to earth and they always think about their fans," she said.

Capital FM will be coming live from the Jingle Bell Ball at London's O2 Arena all weekend. Keep checking for all the latest news, photo galleries and interviews from this year's festive spectacular.

Don't forget that you can also follow the action as it happens by following Capital FM on Twitter and Facebook.