Guildford Christmas Lights Switch On

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Guildford Borough Council
Christmas Lights
Thursday 21st November 2019
6:00 pm
Guildford High Street

Guildford Christmas Lights Switch On

Start Christmas the Guildford way and join us for all the festive fun and frolics of the Guildford Christmas Lights Turn On!

There will be live music on the Experience Guildford stage, programmed and presented by Guildford Fringe, outside Holy Trinity Church.

At 6.00pm Eagle Radio’s Peter Gordon will host the balcony show from the Guildhall ahead of the light switch on at 7.00pm. Afterwards, there will be a spectacular firework display courtesy of Experience Guildford, and even more music!

You can also pick up a copy of The Little Book of Offers Christmas voucher book to enjoy some fantastic shopping and eating offers on the day, over the festive period and beyond!

Celebrate the arrival of the festive season in Guildford town centre!


1.00pm – 5.00pm – See Santa in his sleigh at Tunsgate Quarter!

2.00pm – 6.00pm – Find the EG Elves around town and get your #ElfieSelfie

3.30pm – Experience Guildford Stage opens outside Holy Trinity Chruch (enjoy music from local act including Guildford and Godalming Rock Choir and Guildford Jazz Choir right up until the balcony show)

5.00pm – Join the Mascot parade up the High Street, starting from White Lion Walk

6.00pm – Countdown to the switch on with the balcony show from the Guildhall, with Eagle Radio’s Peter Gordon, the cast of the Yvonne Arnaud’s panto, Sleeping Beauty plus lots of special guests

7.00pm – The Christmas Lights will be switched on, followed by a dazzling fireworks display sponsored by Experience Guildford

The Balcony Show will also be broadcast to big screens opposite M&S and above the stage, so even more people can get a really good view!

7.15pm – 8.30pm – Boogie the evening away with Latitude back at the EG Stage

* All information correct at time of publication and is subject to change

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