WHAT: PARALYMPIAN STAR STEPHEN MILLER AND SPECIAL GUESTS FROM THE NEWCASTLE FALCONS LIGHT UP CRAMLINGTON AT THE TOWN’S CHRISTMAS LIGHT SWITCH ON
WHEN: THURSDAY 28 NOVEMBER 2013, 4PM AT CRAMLINGTON TOWN SQUARE OR 5PM AT MANOR WALKS
WHERE: CRAMLINGTON TOWN SQUARE, OUTSIDE CONCORDIA LEISURE CENTRE AT 4PM. CENTRE MALL, MANOR WALKS SHOPPING AND LEISURE, CRAMLINGTON, NE23 6UT, AT 5PM
Paralympian star Stephen Miller and members of the Newcastle Falcons will switch on the town’s Christmas tree before lighting up Manor Walks’ festive decorations surrounded by families, children and shoppers.
CRAMLINGTON will be transformed into a festive wonderland this week as Paralympian star Stephen Miller and special guests from the Newcastle Falcons illuminate the start of Advent with the town’s Christmas Light Switch On.
The event will begin at Town Square outside Concordia Leisure Centre at 4pm with the sporting stars kicking off the festive fun, and the celebrations will then move into Manor Walks Shopping & Leisure for the centre’s official switch on at 5pm in Centre Mall.
Throughout Thursday’s event families will have the chance to meet Santa and his reindeers in Sainsbury’s car park. The Woodhorn lantern parade will light up Cramlington with an enchanting glow and choirs from Eastlea Primary School and St. Paul’s Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided First School will warm the hearts of visitors with Christmas cheer.
Northburn Primary School’s Steel Pan Band will be performing and shoppers will have the chance to meet characters from the upcoming performance of Aladdin by the Blagdon Amateur Thespian Society.
The town’s Christmas festivities have been organised this year in collaboration with Manor Walks, Cramlington Town Council and Blyth Valley Arts & Leisure.
Pictured is Northumberlandia, situated 2miles from Cramlington.