Get ready for the Christmas season at the Manchester Lights switch-on 2017!
Sigala is the first superstar DJ to appear at the Manchester Christmas Lights switch-on event. Alongside Sigala will be X Factor Boy band Yes Lad as well as performances from Tokio Myers (this year’s winner of Britain’s Got
The cast of ELF: The Musical will join the stage with real life reindeer! Watch Buddy the Elf spread Christmas cheer by singing loud for all to hear, with his festive renditions of holiday favourites. More stage stars are joiningn in the fun, Shrek and Princess Fiona will appear on stage as well as the foot tapping Guys and Dolls to give you something to dance about.
Street Dance from The Dancehouse will burst onto stage showing some of their best moves with some of the best choreography the city has to offer.
Opening the show will be the cast of the Little Women production playing at the Hope Mill Theatre in Ancoats, with some Christmas renditions.
Key 103’s breakfast host Mike Toolan and Matt Haslam will compere the show with help of Corrie’s Brooke Vincent.
As always the event is completely free, just get the family together and wrap up warm. The show is an alcohol free event.
Please note, once Albert Square reaches capacity access into the area will be restricted.
A number of road closures will be in place on the evening - full details to be released.
Please note that entry to Manchester's Switch-On event will be a little different this year and bag searches will be in operation. We advise you to leave your bags at home in order to minimise delays and to arrive early to avoid disappointment.
The Manchester Christmas Light Switch-on is in partnership between Manchester City Council and Key 103.
For any questions or queries about the Lights-On event, please contact Manchester City Council
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