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Beeston Christmas Lights Switch On 2013

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A day of festive fun and entertainment in Beeston Nottingham to celebrate the Christmas Lights 2013 Switch-On.

This years event will mainly take place in Broadgate Park and along Beeston High Road due to the ongoing tram line construction.

Broadgate Park & Beeston High Road: 12noon - 6pm

There will be lots of festive entertainment for all the family, from fair ground rides, live music, Christmas gift stalls and street entertainment, as well as the opportunity for children to meet Santa!

The popular Bjorn the Bear will also be returning for 2013 who will be performing 20 minute shows at 1pm, 2pm and 3pm.

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On the stage

A variety of live music will be performed throughout the day and Gem106FM will be hosting the stage from 5pm leading up to the spectacular Firework display.


  • 12 noon – 1.00pm The Uke Box
  • 1.20pm – 2.00pm Long Eaton Silver Prize Band
  • 2.20pm – 2.30pm Push Dance Group
  • 2.30pm –3.00pm Children’s entertainment from Dazzle
  • 3.20pm – 4.00pm Beeston Rock Choir
  • 4.15pm - 5.00pm TI Funk Band
  • 5.00pm - 6.00pm Christmas Lights Switch On
    Ceremony togethe with a Grande fireworks display.

    Sam and Amy from Gem106 will host the lights switch-on ceremony and will be joined by the Mayor of Broxtowe Iris White and Trent Barton's singing bus driver -X Factor's! James McDonald.


Visit Santa in his Grotto!

Santa will be in his Grotto during the day (20th November) on Beeston Square from 12.00-6.00pm.
Entry is free and each child will recieve a small gift.

If you miss Santa on the day, you can visit him at Broadgate Park in the run up to Christmas, from 10.30am-4.30pm every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 5th December until 21st December. Entry is free and each child will recieve a small gift.


The Broxtowe Arts & Events team can be contacted on Tel: 0115 917 3695 Email: