Frozen princesses, live music and Jimmy Cricket all part of the festive fun at Wisbech’s Christmas Lights switch on extravaganza

PUBLISHED: 12:12 19 November 2015 | UPDATED: 12:40 19 November 2015

Last year's Christmas lights in Wisbech.

Last year's Christmas lights in Wisbech.

Copyright: Barry Giddings

Live music, a prize draw and festive fun is all on offer at Wisbech’s big Christmas Lights turn-on extravaganza.

Last year's Christmas Lights in Wisbech.Last year's Christmas Lights in Wisbech.

Wisbech town centre will be lit up with Christmas decorations and festive cheer on Sunday November 29 from 3pm until 6.

Free mince pies, a performance from up-and-coming band Phoenix Calling, dancing, carol singers and a chance to meet the cast of the Angles theatre’s ‘The Snow Queen’ is all to look forward to before the big switch on - hosted by the Mayor and comedy legend Jimmy Cricket - at 4.55pm.

After the switch on, 9 Lives Theatre Company, Lula May and the LJ Academy of Dance will all be showcasing their talents before the winner of the switch-on’s grand prize draw is announced.

Also, in a new feature for this year’s event, youngsters can post their Christmas letters to Santa Claus - and receive a reply from the man himself.

Wisbech's Christmas tree is lit up in last year's Christmas lights switch-on.Wisbech's Christmas tree is lit up in last year's Christmas lights switch-on.

For more information, please visit www.facebook.com/wisbechlights2015 or www.wisbechtowncouncil.org.uk/whatson1.html.


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