Christmas Arrives In Eastwood
Eastwood is in for a treat on Tuesday 24th November as Christmas is officially launched in the town at the annual Christmas Lights Switch on event from 6.00pm until 8.00pm, including a unique pedal powered cinema showing festive flick, The Snowman.
This year’s event will stretch along Nottingham Road from Plumtre Way to Mansfield Road and includes a packed programme of free festive entertainment, live music and dance.
At 7.00pm the Christmas Lights Switch On ceremony will take place at The Hollies with The Mayor of Broxtowe Cllr Susan Bagshaw and The Mayor of Eastwood Cllr Keith Longdon followed by a fantastic finale firework display at 8.00pm.
- The Main Stage at the Hollies with headline act, After Dark
- Second stage at Eastwood Square showcasing various acts and performers
- Landtrain from craft centre to Eastwood Library
- Arts and crafts marquee
- Glow performers
- Festive food and refreshments
- Fairground rides
- Pedal powered Cinema in The Library bar
- Buskers around the town
- Street performers
- Santas grottos at The Sun Inn and Lawrence Vetinary surgery
- Fairy Grotto at D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum
There will also be a festive activities taking place at The Sun Inn including Santa’s Grotto with a present from Santa, the Elves, Elsa and Olaf, Mulled Cider, BBQ , Outdoor Heaters, Discounted Drinks and a Kids Disco from 5.00pm.
There will be a road closure in place from 6.00pm to 9.00pm on Nottingham Road, at which point no vehicle movement will be allowed from Plumtre Way to Mansfield Road. It is recommended that those needing to use their vehicle during this period make alternative parking arrangements.
The event is organised by Broxtowe Borough Council in partnership with Eastwood Town Council and Eastwood Town Light Switch On Steering Group and sponsored by Boyes.
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