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Blackburn Christmas Light Switch On 2019

Blackburn Christmas Light Switch On 2019

Contact Information

Town Hall Square
King William Street

Blackburn Christmas Lights Switch On will be on Saturday 23rd November 2019.

The Event will take place 12pm to 6.15pm on Saturday 23rd November 2019 and is called ' Blackburn comes Alive! Christams Lights Switch on event'

This will be a very festive,family focused ,magical event,and is more then a stage show switch on.

Pop Up Entertainment will be delivering 2 Christmas Parades through the town centreat 2pm and 5pm. These will run for around 40mins.

The 5pm parade will end with a finale show on stage, culminating in Father Christmas joining the Mayor on stage to deliver the countdown at 6pm followed by a firework display.

In addition to the parades and stage show there will be:

-Festive storytelling in Blackburn Library

-Roaming Magician/ illusionist in Blackburn Market

-Peppa Pig Meet & Great in Blackburn Market

-Aerial Artist in Blackburn Catheral

-Frost Fair in Blackburn Catheral

-Roaming Animatoric Ice Dragon & Ice Elf based from King Georges Hall, to roam around Northgate/Town Hall St / Blakey Moor area

-Circus skills workshops (Northgate-tbc)

-Launch of Santas Fantastic Post Office-The Mall (Victoria court)

-Christmas craft workshops in Blackburn Meseum

-Community Performances on stage including author Christina Gabbitas and local school children reading her 'Save us from Plastic' book and performing the poem.


Road Directions

Follow signs to the centre of Blackburn. Details of car parks can be found on

Public Transport Directions

Blackburn has good public transport links with all surrounding towns. Contact Blackburn Visitor Centre for further information 01254 688040

Alternatively, for public transport information out of normal office hours contact: Travel Line: 0871 200 2233 (for bus services around the Lancashire area) National Rail Enquiries 03457 48 49 50

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Opening Times

23 Nov 2019


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