|Event Title:||Peterborough Christmas Lights Switch-On|
|Event Date / Time:||
18th Nov, 2017 13:00
The council is working with Queensgate shopping centre to make this year’s Christmas lights switch-on the best yet.
The event is taking place on Saturday 18 November in Cathedral Square and will include a packed programme of entertainment for all the family.
The big switch-on will take place at 5pm with Father Christmas, the Mayor, and the Leader of the Council, Councillor John Holdich, pressing the button.
Proceedings will then move to Queensgate for the centre's own switch-on. Starting at 5.30pm, crowds can expect plenty of entertainment including the official opening of Father Christmas’ grotto in North Square at 6pm.
CATHEDRAL SQUARE LIGHT SWITCH ON SCHEDULE:
1pm: Welcome and start.
1.10pm - 2pm: Josh Lovatt Heart FM DJ set.
2pm - 2.20pm: JC Salsa Christmas salsa performances.
2.25pm - 2.50pm: Tom Korni .The “One Boyband” performs well-known songs all on his own, playing his own instruments and drums himself.
2.55pm - 3.15pm: Peterborough Voices Women’s choir performing Christmas songs.
3:25pm - 3.45pm: TickinBoxes. Six-piece band from Peterborough, performing original rock and rock covers and Christmas songs.
3.50pm - 4.05pm: ESP Dancers performing to Christmas songs.
4.05pm - 4.20pm: The Key Theatre and Broadway Theatre promoting Sleeping Beauty and singing songs from the play.
4.30pm - 4.50pm: Idolising Nova group from Peterborough performing Christmas covers.
4.50pm - 4.55pm: Santa Stroll. Santa and his friends on stage to promote the Santa Stroll.
4.55pm - 5pm - Final switch-on countdown.
5pm - Lights on!
5.05pm - 5.55pm: Josh Lovatt DJ Christmas set.
6pm - Event closes - proceed to Queensgate for their Christmas Lights Switch-on