Lighting-up a festive Long Eaton
Join us for an evening of festive fun, seasonal sights and unmissable free family entertainment when Long Eaton’s big Christmas Lights ‘switch-on’ event is held on Thursday 29 November.
The event will take place in and around the Market Place from 5.30pm to 8.30pm with the
Mayor of Erewash, Councillor Chris Corbett, officially launching the Christmas season by switching on the lights on at 7pm.
Erewash Borough Council has once again lined up an evening of festive treats to guarantee a fabulous night for everyone to enjoy.
Browse amongst the charity stalls on High Street and the old Market Place from 5pm and wave at the stilt walkers who will be mingling with the crowds. Traditional festive music will be on offer along with performances by the Long Eaton Silver Prize band, and a carol performance by the pupils of The Long Eaton School. There will also be musical delights from the Gary Barlow tribute and Diamond Cut Choir. A family fun-fair will bring seasonal colour to the town centre.
One of the highlights will be a stunning lantern parade featuring pupils from Dovedale Primary School who will be forming a procession from the Town Hall to the Market Place.
Councillor Mike Wallis, Erewash Borough Council’s Lead Member for Culture and Leisure, says:
“This is always a very popular winter event, full of seasonal spirit, and we look forward to seeing everyone at the festive celebration. The event guarantees a wonderfully warm family atmosphere and is the perfect way for us all to join together to celebrate our town centre and all that it has to offer.”