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Christmas Light Switch On, Mon 27 Nov 2017, free entry

Christmas Light Switch On

Christmas Light Switch On


Wakefield Council

0345 8 506 506


West Yorkshire,

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Lights will be shining across the Wakefield district this Christmas.

The Pontefract Christmas lights will be switched on by local councilors and the Haribo Bear at 6.30pm on Monday 27 November in the town centre.

A Christmas market will be running throughout the day, from 10am to 6pm, with a funfair, donkey rides and entertainment for all the family.

Staged entertainment from 4pm with vocal performances from Kaci J, Why so serious, Simon Walker, and Stagecoach Performing Arts plus a Christmas Panto snippet from Saint Giles Pantomime Society.

Running Order of Events:
16:30 – 17:00 Ridings FM Welcome
17:00 – 17:15 Stage Coach Singers/Pontefract Stage School
17:15- 17:30 Kaci J/Pontefract Resident
17:30- 17:50 Why so serious (Rebalance)/Pontefract Duo
17:50- 18:15 Simon Walker/Local Singer
18:15- 18:30 Saint Giles Panto /Local Christmas Panto
18.30 Official Light Switch On

Event details

Dates Times
Mon 27 Nov 2017


Free entry

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