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York Christmas Light Switch On 2019

Christmas Lights Switch-On

Duncombe Place, York, North Yorkshire
York Christmas Light Switch On 2019

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Duncombe Place hosts the traditional launch of St Nicholas Christmas Fair and the switching on of the city’s Christmas lights, from 6pm on Thursday 14 November 2019.

Hosted by Town Crier Ben Fry, Laura Castle from Minster FM and BBC Radio York’s Georgey Spanswick. Enjoy music, performances and marvel at the magnificent West Front of York Minster adorned by lights and projections ahead of the official lighting up of the streets, which takes place at 7pm.

Special guests include: 

- Lucy Stainforth, England Footballer from York 
- Councillor Jane Looker, The Lord Mayor of York,
- Nartin Barrass, David Leonard, Susie Cooper and A.J Powell, The Cast of Theatre Royal's Sleeping Beauty
- The Right Reverend Dr Jonathan Frost, The Dean of York, 
and an exclusive appearance by Santa!


For details on the St Nicholas Fair and the Christmas activities going on around the city see www.visityork.org/whats-on/christmas

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Opening Times

Season (14 Nov 2019)
ThursdayOpen

* 18:00 - Ben Fry & Laura Castle open the stage
18:05 - Lucy's Pop Choir take to the stage
18:20 - York BID and Santa launch Mince Pie FM
18:30 - On Stage Games
18:45 - Special Guests welcomed to the stage
19:00 - The Big Switch On
19:05 - The Shephard Group Junior Band take to the stage

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