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Press Release

25 November, 2014

Fareham Christmas Light Switch On

This Sunday Fareham is celebrating the start of Christmas and switching on the Christmas Lights lining West Street.

The fun starts on the Breeze 107 stage (outside Robert Dyas) at 11am. Presenters from the Breeze and a host of talented artists and performers will be on stage and entertaining until 5.15pm. There are 10 different acts scheduled to perform, including Portsmouth Military Wives Choir, Shenanigans Irish Band, and headliners The Scheme.

Costumed characters; Gruffalo and the Mouse will be in between the Fairground rides and stage, meeting and greeting their many fans. Father Christmas is also rumoured to be making an appearance.

The big switch on takes place at 4.30pm when star of television's Art Attack and Ferneham Hall's Pantomime, Lloyd Warbey, will join the mayor of Fareham, Cllr David Norris and Fareham's citizens of honour to switch on the lights and firework display.      

     

The full timetable of festivities can be viewed on the 'What's On' page at www.fareham.gov.uk.

 

ENDS

Schedule:
 

From 10:00    Fairground attractions
 

11:00              Fareham Glee Club UK   

11:30              Igloo Music, Fox Hat Band

12:00              Empty time 

12:30              Bodyrox Production

13:00              Synchronize Crew

13:30              Pulse Dance & Fitness Academy

14:10              Vox Pop      

14:40              The Breeze   Competitions - on stage

14:55              Paige Robinson    

15:10              The Breeze   Competitions - on stage

15:25              Shenanigans        

15:45              The Breeze Competitions - on stage

15:55              Mayor, Mayoress and Young Citizens - on stage

16:00              Portsmouth Military Wives

16:20              Pantomine Star and Father Christmas 

16:25              Empty time 

16:30              Christmas light switch on includes the firework display

16:35              Pantomine Star and Father Christmas 

16:40              The Scheme          

17:10              The Breeze Round up and thanks, end of the event

 

For further information contact:

Jacey Jarman, Marketing & PR Officer, 01329 824518

fax: 01329 550576, e-mail: publicity@fareham.gov.uk

This and previous media releases can be viewed on the Council's website: www.fareham.gov.uk/pressreleases

 

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