South Shields Christmas Lights Switch On takes place on Thursday 23rd November 2023 from 1pm until 6:30pm.
South Shields Christmas Lights Switch On entertainment begins at 5pm but prior to that visitors can enjoy a special Thursday market from 1pm featuring stalls selling food & drink, handmade gifts, festive decorations and more from local traders and businesses.
South Shields Christmas Lights Switch On is hosted by The Mayor Metro Radio’s Chris Felton. A range of entertainment will be available including live music from local band The Marigolds, plus Shelley Stevens.
Tree Stump Theatre, alongside the cast from The Enchanted Snow Globe from The Customs House, will also be making a special appearance.
Santa and his elf will also be there along with street entertainers.
South Shields Christmas Lights Switch On is free to attend.
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