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Christmas Lights Switch-On

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Christmas Lights Switch-On

16 Nov 2019

Grand spectacular unified Christmas Lights Switch-On for the whole town centre including the Sanderson Arcade 

10am Festive Market + Street Food Opens

11am - 6pm  Mistletoe Fair in the Town Hall

Traditional pre-Christmas Fair organised by Morpeth Town Council to coincide with the switch-on of the Christmas Lights, contributions to the Mayor's Charity which this year is "Northumbria Blood Bikes". The ever popular Mistletoe Fair gives you the opportunity to stock up on an excellent selection of gifts - plus mulled wine and hot soup.

11am Tipi Tipple Bar Opens

12noon Introduction & Welcome by Alison Byard, Mayor of Morpeth - Live Stage Officially Opens Hosted by Smooth Radio

12:30pm Rutherford’s Christmas Window Reveal

1pm Morpeth All Saints School Choir/Carol Singing

2pm The Doo Wop Dollies Performance

3pm Ellington Colliery Band + Carol Singing

4pm SPARK Performance    [Please be aware this is a roaming performance and they will not be on stage]

4:55pm Christmas Address from Rev Simon White

5pm Countdown to Christmas Light Switch on with Firework Display followed by Clock Tower Bells

5:15pm Voice of the Town Performance

Event Finishes at 6:30pm 

A Park + Ride Facility is running from County Hall to Morpeth Bus Station every 30 minutes from 1pm - 7pm. This facility is FREE and sponsored by Northern Gas Networks. 

Santa's Grotto is also back running from 2pm - 4pm in Sanderson Arcade. 

This event is a Morpeth Town Council and Sanderson Arcade partnership. 

Thank you to our sponsors: 

  • Rutherfords Morpeth
  • Northern Gas Networks
  • The Flag Man
  • CW Builders.