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Get in the Christmas spirit with our light switch-on!

Published on Friday, 16th November 2018

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Come along to one of our Christmas light switch-on events next week and get geared up for the festive season!

Entertainment will start at 11am in both Bedworth and Nuneaton and 4pm in Bulkington.

Bulkington will light up on Tuesday 20 November at 6pm where entertainment will start at 4pm and include Christmas music, fairground rides, the Bulkington Silver Band from 5pm and singing provided by the Bulkington Brownies & Guides. There will also be charity stalls, hot food and beverages.

The Bedworth switch-on will take place on Saturday 24 November at 5pm, there will be Christmas music provided by Anker radio and the Bedworth Brass Band plus a mini land train, fairground rides and entertainment from the Julie Bromage Dance Academy.

In Nuneaton the switch-on will take place on Sunday 25 November at 5pm. Entertainment will start at 11 and will include go-karts, fairground rides, magic, a mini land train, plus appearances from local dance and theatre groups.

There will also be sing-a-long music in Nuneaton and Bedworth thanks to the Von Winkler Bavarian Band. Look out for the elf on stilts as well as magic too!

Santa will be joining the Mayor at each event to switch on the lights and the Town Cryer will do the countdown. Visitors to the Bedworth and Nuneaton events will also be treated to magnificent firework displays.

Cllr Julie Jackson, Leader of Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council said:

“We will once again have an array of festive celebrations at our Christmas Light switch-on events.

“As always there will be lots of family entertainment and a wonderful atmosphere. The events are open to all and are a wonderful way to spread Christmas excitement across the Borough. We hope to see a gathering of residents enjoying the magic so look forward to seeing you there!”

Further information about all three switch-on events can be found on the Council’s website