Come and help Liz and Mark light up Wellingborough at the Christmas lights switch on this November 25th. It’s going to be a great afternoon of fun and music ending with an amazing firework display too.
SIT WITH SANTA
Not only do we want to see you on the day but we want some help to switch on those amazing lights! Tune in to Connect FM for your chance to nominate a little one to SIT WITH SANTA and help us switch the lights on! If you know someone who is 12 years old or younger, they’ll get to ride in Santa’s Sleigh and come on stage with Liz and Mark and help switch on Christmas in Wellingborough! Tune in from Monday 20th November for the special Santa songs…when you hear them, text in to get your little star in the draw to Sit with Santa!
The fun begins at 1pm where reindeer await company and queues start to form for the extremely popular snow globe. Music organised by All Hallows Church choir fills the air while Steve the juggler does a walkabout to entertain crowds by juggling, spinning, doing balancing tricks and more. He might even let you have a go!Have a glass of mulled wine and browse amongst the Christmas Market stalls to see what catches your fancy.
Browse amongst the stalls at the Victorian Market located at The Hind to see what catches your fancy with a warming glass of mulled wine. Perhaps you could wind your way to the Market Square to have a taster of the Christmas Market there!
Line the streets at 3.45pm for the parade along with the cast of The Wizard of Oz to welcome Santa on his sleigh pulled by his favourite reindeer. Will Dorothy be accompanying Santa? Will Toto be flanking the sleigh? You’ll find out on the day.
The countdown will start with an exciting stage performance at 4pm consisting of local performers, headline tribute acts and the cast of the Wizard of Oz for some Christmassy fun to enhance the merry mood. Win prizes donated by local businesses including free tickets for Castle Theatre’s Christmas show, The Wizard of Oz.
The grand finale is at 6.15pm. Watch the town lit by fireworks and the Christmas Lights to mark the start of the Christmas period.
As well as the usual Connect FM Terms and Conditions, the following apply for this promotion:
– Tune in from Monday 20th to Thursday 23rd November 2017 to hear what the Santa Songs are. When you hear one, you will have the length of the song to text 81400 with the name of the child you’d like to nominate. Texts will be charged at your standard network rate. The first word of your text must be CONNECT followed by your name and child’s name.
– The winner will be drawn on Thursday 23rd November. The winner’s parent/guardian will be contacted on that day.
– The ride is for one child up to 12 years old. The child will need to be available from 3.30 pm to 6.30 pm on Saturday 25th November in Wellingborough.
– Winner’s details will be given to Wellingborough Bid who are organising this prize trip.