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Outdoor Event, Sun 17 Nov 2019, free entry

Carlisle Christmas Lights Switch On

Carlisle Christmas Lights Switch On


Local dance groups and school choirs will join celebrity acts at this year’s event. The headline celebrity acts will be announced later this year.

The star-studded Christmas Lights Switch On stage will be in place in the city centre pedestrianised area, outside the Old Town Hall. Organised by Carlisle City Council, it will provide a packed family entertainment programme, to suit all ages.

The Mayor of Carlisle, Cllr Marilyn Bowman will trigger a brand-new galaxy of Christmas lights in the city centre at 5pm. The Christmas Lights Switch On is part of Carlisle's countdown to Christmas.

The annual sparkling spectacular will be held between 3.30pm and 5.30pm. Please note that times are subject to change.

Photo: ©Stuart Walker Photography

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Sun 17 Nov 2019


Free entry


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