Christmas Lights Switch On Will Be A Festive Family Event

Christmas Lights Switch On Will Be A Festive Family Event

in will be transformed into a wonderland for the towns big light switch on event.

Taking place on the 29th November will feature an outdoor ice rink, giant cinema and a Winter Fayre that will have stalls form a number of local charities.

Mayor of will be given the honour of opening proceedings at while the traders in are also planning another spectacular evening on the same that will include music and other festive treats.

Radio station KC FM will be doing a number of live links throughout the event too. The Lights switch on event looks set to get the festive period off to a cracking start as organiser focus on community and cheer.

This year sees the continued involvement of the Lions as they turn they light up their four trees. The Lions switch on will include children from ’s primary schools who will be performing carols at each of the four trees between and .

A number of charities are set to benefit from the event, , , Rotary Club and Cancer Research are just some of the charities who have been invited to take up stalls at the Winter Fayre.

from the Beverley Lights Group said;

“This year we want to make sure it is a community event, Market will be transformed into a Christmas wonderland for the town’s big Christmas light switch on event.

Taking place on the 29th November, will feature an outdoor ice rink, giant cinema and a Winter Fayre that will have stalls form a number of local charities.

Phil said;

“The ice rink will be set up and open to the public by Friday lunch time, it is something new and we hope it will be popular. All the proceeds raised from the ice rink will be used to help fund future events for the town.”

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“We have also brought in a giant screen that is 30 feet by 18 feet and at 7.45pm we will be projecting a festive movie, The Snowman, onto it. I am sure this will be a truly magical experience for people of any age.”

This year sees the continued involvement of the as they turn they light up their four Christmas trees. The Lions switch on will include children from Beverley’s primary schools who will be performing Christmas carols at each of the four trees between and .

A number of charities are set to benefit from the event, , , and Cancer Research are just some of the charities that have been invited to take up stalls at the Winter Fayre.

Phil said;

“This year we want to make sure it is a community event, with this in mind we have introduced the Winter Fayre, which is supporting groups that support the local community. These include charities and school fund raising groups like the Friends of and St Mary’s School.”

“The whole point of Christmas is community, so we have made the schedule reflect that as much as a possible. will be the main area where things are happening. This has been done, so we can keep all the activities and attractions as festive and as central as possible.”

The most important person on the is of course Father Christmas, and he is expected to make an appearance at the event as Beverley gets into the festive spirit.

Any businesses wishing to lend their support the event can do so by contacting on 07971 836446

Proceedings on the 29th November start at 5pm and run throughout the evening.







This article has 4 Comments

  1. Sounds like its going to be an amazing evening. Enjoyed it so much last year and this year is looking to be even better. Well done to all the organisers.
    Im looking forward to singing carols in town. Just hope the rain holds off.
    The cold people can cope with but the rain does put people off.

    A Big Well Done

  2. Refreshing and wonderful. Someone taking action in the community and responding to the needs of its citizens! Well done!

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