Can you believe it’s almost the time of year to switch on the Christmas Lights? Switching on the Christmas lights is the start of the festive season and such a fun family night.
Are you looking for local switch on event? Well look no further! From Manchester City Centre to Oldham, Stockport to Rochdale we have found where the BIG switch on events are!
Information for local Oldham and Saddleworth light switch on events can be found here.
MANCHESTER CITY CENTRE
WHEN: Saturday 3rd November, 7.30pm
WHERE: Albert Square
DETAILS: Performances by Jonas Blue, fireworks display, free family friendly show.
WHEN: Thursday 8th November, from 7pm
WHERE: intu Trafford Centre in the Main Dome
DETAILS: Musical acts include the Manchester Camerata and the AMC gospel choir
WHEN: Sunday 18th November, from 5pm
WHERE: Parliament Square
DETAILS: Big line-up of family entertainment including Tiny and Small from The Clangers. Fireworks display.
WHEN: Thursday 8th November, from 5.30pm
WHERE: The Rock Bury
DETAILS: Appearances by CBeebies star Andy Day, R&B singer Lemar and Santa himself.
WHEN: Wednesday 14th November, from 3.30pm
WHERE: Merseyway Shopping Centre
DETAILS: Singer Lemar makes an appearance as well as Britain’s Got Talent contestant Ronan Parke.
WHEN: Wednesday 14th November, from 4pm
WHERE: Wigan Town Centre Market Place
DETAILS: I’m a Celeb and Dancing On Ice star Carl Forgarty will make an appearance with performances by Jake from X Factor 2014.
WHEN: Saturday 24th November, from 1pm
WHERE: Rochdale Town Hall
DETAILS: Fireworks display, Christmas market, fun activities and special guest Father Christmas.
WHEN: Saturday 17th November, from 1pm
WHERE: The Crafters Festival
DETAILS: Fairground in Armentieres Square, Artisan Market noon until 6pm and special guest Father Christmas. Live entertainment too.
ASHTON UNDER LYNE
WHEN: Saturday 24th November, from 11am
WHERE: Market Ground
DETAILS: Festive street entertainment, Santa’s grotto and an inflatable snow globe in The Ladysmith.
WHEN: Saturday 17th November, from 12noon
WHERE: Civic Square
DETAILS: Family entertainment from 2pm, fun fair rides and community lantern parade at 3.45pm. Lights switched on at 5pm.
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