Christmas Light Switch-On Events In The East Midlands
Our pick of the Christmas light switch-on events happening near you in November-December 2018.
November 06, 2018
If you’re looking for a more local Christmas lights switch-on event in Nottingham, come down to West Bridgford for a day of festive family fun. Gordon Road Christmas Fayre will combine with the lights switch-on at Central Avenue to bring you a winter extravaganza. On the day you can also expect street theatre performances, children’s fairground rides, Santa’s grotto and a free mini ice rink.
This year there’s loads going on in Leicester to get you in the mood for Christmas. The grand switch-on of the lights will start at 5:00 pm on the Humberstone Gate West main stage, with live music and entertainment from X Factor winner Sam Bailey, the stars of De Montfort Hall’s pantomime Peter Pan and more!
For the first time ever ITV News Central will be broadcasting the whole event live and weather presenter Des Coleman will be there to host the program. The lights will be switched on at 6.20pm with the Lord Mayor and Santa Claus.
Loughborough will be illuminating its streets with Christmas lights and decorations at the end of November in the town centre marketplace between 1 pm – 5 pm. There will be festive goodies, food and arts and craft market stalls. Amazing music and competitions from Capital Radio. This year will be the biggest and brightest yet, after Charnwood Borough Council have announced that they have spend £100K! on new Christmas light installations, so come down for a wonderfully festive Sunday evening. It will be hosted by Capital FM.
We hope that wherever you choose to go that you have a fantastic time.