Christmas is coming...

Snuggle up in your hats and gloves, gather your friends and family and come and join us at the annual Town Centre Christmas Lights Switch On, hosted by Redditch Borough Council, in partnership with the Business Improvement District.

From 3.30pm on Saturday 23rd November, the Town Centre Christmas lights switch will host an afternoon filled with fantastic festive entertainment for all the family to enjoy to this festive season. The event is FREE and suitable for all to enjoy on the lead up to Christmas. 

Please see schedule of events below;

  • 3.30pm - 4.00pm: Starting at the Town Hall, join us for our Christmas Parade with acrobatic elves, festive stilt walkers and ballerinas which will progress throughout the town centre, into the Kingfisher Shopping Centre, before finishing up at Church Green.
  • 4.00pm - 4.45pm: Opening celebrations will commence on stage at Church Green with a range of community groups and singers performing on stage.
  • 4.45pm - 5.00pm: Shaun Paul Smith and his dance crew will be joining forces for an unmissable street dance performance to entertain you all!
  • 5.00pm onwards: Join us for the headlining act of the afternoon - The Greatest Showman! With songs that will have you all singing along, this year's theme will be the perfect, uplifting performance for everyone to enjoy!
  • 5.30pm onwards: Then finally to end the festive fun, we'll be getting a fabulous send off with Father Christmas, who will give us the honour of switching on the Redditch Town Centre lights!
  • 5.45pm: Event Close

If you don't want the night to end after the lights switch on, why not join us in the Hub inside the Kingfisher for our great range of restaurants.