Get switched on to our festive light festivities

Christmas-Tree-Lights-Background-HD-Wallpaper-1080x810It’s countdown to Christmas in Dudley borough!  We can’t wait to see the switches pressed that will add that extra, magical sparkle to the season.

We’re sure you feel the same – so this post is intended to shed some light on when and where to be over the next few weeks to see Dudley transform into a winter wonderland.

First to be illuminated will be Halesowen – on Thursday 20th November.

The festive fun and activities run from 10am through to the switch on at 5pm by  the big man himself – Father Christmas!

Then comedy trio Granny Turismo will be revving up the crowds and leading the party at the official Dudley Christmas lights switch-on on Saturday 22nd November.

The show will start at noon in Stone Street Square and the Churchill Shopping Centre with live entertainment, free funfair rides, vintage steam engines and Santa making an appearance.

The Mayor of Dudley and Santa will start the official countdown and switch the lights on at 5pm.

Hot on their reindeer hoofs is Stourbridge who will be lighting up the town the following Saturday, on 29th November.

There will be live entertainment on stage at Crown Square and Fountain Square between 12noon and 5pm, with the official Christmas Light Switch on at 5pm.

Enjoy a Christmas craft market, food festival in Fountain Square, snow Princesses and their friends, free funfair rides, Father Christmas and a traditional steam engine.

And last, but by no means least, Brierley Hill will brighten our Christmas – casting their Christmas lights glow over the town on Saturday, 6th December.

With loads of festive fun in store, activities start from 10am with the lights switch on at Moor Centre at 5pm.

St Michael’s Church Christmas Tree Festival will run on the day between 11am and 2pm with refreshments, stalls and decorated trees galore.

Follow the Christmas Panto Trail in Brierley Hill High Street from 10am to 3.30pm.

Join the crafty make and take free activities for the family at Insight House, Pearson Street 1pm to 4pm.

See the donkeys, nativity steam engine and kiddies ride also in Pearson Street.

Be entertained with live music and dance performances at the Market, Asda, Insight House, Pearson Street, Polly’s Team Room and the Moor Centre.

For more information on Christmas events in Dudley borough call 01384 817817.