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Christmas Lights Switch on 2012

Whitworth Christmas Lights


Official Switch On


On Sunday 25 November 2012, Whitworth’s Christmas Lights will be officially switched on.


Members of the public are encouraged to come to the Civic Hall (The Riverside) from 5.30pm.  The proceedings start at 6pm in the hall, when the Whitworth Vale and Healey Youth Band will play a selection of festive tunes, and there may even be an appearance from a certain 'man in a red suit'!


Then everyone will gather outside the hall to see the lights officially switched on by the Mayor of Whitworth, with the help of the lucky winners of the Town Council’s schools colouring competition.


The Riverside will be serving a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie for a small charge, with kid’s refreshments also available.  Father Christmas will be issuing sweets to the children, 2013 Whitworth calendars will be on sale and ducks will be available to sponsor for the New Year’s Day Duck Race, and Real Event Photo will be on hand to take festive family portraits.


The evening is expected to draw to a natural close around 7.00pm.  Entry to this event is free, and all are welcome.


For more details, contact Karen Douglas, Town Clerk at Whitworth Town Council, on 01706 852018 / email: [email protected] or phone the Riverside direct on 01706 854130.



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