Leicester set for Christmas lights switch-on

by Abigail Beresford

It’s that time of year once again! The sales have started, the music is blasting on the radio, now it is time for the festive lights to be switched on!

Leicester’s Christmas lights are set to brighten up the streets again tonight(NOV18), with the event spreading across the city. 

The switch-on is expected to begin at 5pm, with entertainment including brass bands and theatre groups filling the streets with joy and Christmas spirit.

However, differing to previous years, the countdown is set to be hosted by BBC Radio Leicester played out on speakers across the city at 6.30pm to commence the countdown for the lights.

To find out more information, visit https://news.leicester.gov.uk/news-articles/2021/november/city-counts-down-to-thursday-s-big-christmas-switch-on/

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