The Christmas Lights Switch On

The Christmas Lights Switch On
Date
16 November 2019
Time
12:00 - 20:15
Venue
Southend High Street

On Saturday 16th November 2019, the High Street will come alive with festive fun and Christmas spirit at the annual Southend BID Christmas Lights Switch On! 

Join in the fun at this year’s Switch On with the return of our twinkling 40 foot Christmas Tree.

The fantastic entertainment up and down the High Street will include performances, music, activities and games that the whole family will love!

Head to the Christmas Farmers and Craft Market to stock up on yummy locally sourced Christmas treats and beautiful gifts for your family and friends... or you can just pick up something for yourself!



THE MAIN STAGE AT VICTORIA CIRCUS

 

1PM-6PM

Join local artists on the Main Stage hosted by Dom Atkins from 1pm - 4.30pm.

We have reunited radio favourites Martin & Su who will host the main stage from 4:30pm! There will be an amazing line up of acts including the SWITCH ON at 6PM by Eastenders’ Ricky Champ and The Voice's incredible Sarah Tucker!.


THE VISIT SOUTHEND STAGE AT ROYAL SQUARE

 

12PM-8PM

BBC Essex will be hosting a fun packed day for the whole family, with performances from incredible choirs, singers and musicians!



 ARTS AND CRAFTS

 

11AM-4PM

Both The Royals and Victoria Shopping Centre will be hosting a day full of fun arts and crafts activities to get you in the Christmas spirit. Or head to The Royals to meet the magical life sized snow lion and red Queen!



 THE GRAND FIREWORKS FINALE!

 

7:30PM

BBC Essex will be counting down to the grand seafront fireworks finale of this year’s Big switch on!

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